In the world of Oklahoma football fans, today is the day of days. The talk of summer workouts has concluded, the rumors of what players have fully recovered can be resolved. Finally a chance to see the Sooners immensely talented freshman class of 2008 line-up against their older counterparts is ready to take place. That's right, it's finally the first day of Oklahoma football practice.
While Oklahoma's practices are close to the media, SoonerScoop.com editor Carey Murdock will be bringing you all the news later today as the Sooners gear up for their first practice of the 2008 season.
As practice gets underway there are questions aplenty.
Will Oklahoma's offensive line live up to it's billing?
Is there a true No. 1 wide receiver on the roster?
Following the losses of Marcus Walker, Reggie Smith, and D.J. Wolfe how will the Sooners secondary react?
Finally, how will former five-star Rivals.com recruit Ryan Reynolds handle the role of replacing All-American, and now Atlanta Falcon, Curtis Lofton.
These and numerous other questions will be addressed over the next few weeks as SoonerScoop.com brings you all the news as Bob Stoops fields one of the most talented teams in his illustrious 10-year career as the Sooner head man.
As the season gets started there are also players starting to either make their final decision, including quarterback prospect Drew Allen, or setting up their official visits. As such SoonerScoop.com will bring you all the latest as Oklahoma fills up it's class of 2009.
Finally as recruiting becomes an earlier and earlier event 2010 prospects have already been evaluated, with more film coming to the Sooner offices every day. Stick by as Oklahoma will be extending their first official offers to the nation's best juniors in just a few short weeks.
But it's not all about football in this day and age of Sooner sports, with the start of a new fall semester there is already talk about Jeff Capel taking home a Big 12 title in his third year as the Sooner head coach and even a few quieter whispers about Blake Griffin and co. making a deep run into the NCAA tournament.
Follow the men's team, and Capel's build-up to yet another nationally regarded recruiting class on SoonerScoop.com