Author John Rohde

  • John Rohde

    John Rohde comes to Tyler Media after 26 1/2 years with The Oklahoman, during which he served as a columnist and beat writer. Voted Oklahoma Sportswriter of the Year five times, Rohde has covered OU football and basketball, the Oklahoma City Thunder, OKC/New Orleans Hornets, Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, the Final Four, Masters and PGA Tour.


Florida State football: The closest thing to the NFL

Fisher tries to explain why Winston suited up for Clemson game

Top 5 questions for OU vs. West Virginia

No. 4-ranked Sooners try to survive explosive Mountaineers

Top 5 questions for OU vs. West Virginia

Let's be up front about this: Are the Sooners the best?

OU's offensive and defensive lines (presumably) are among the nation's finest

     There is no absolute certainty to which college football team has the best offensive line in 2014, nor is there definitive evidence to which school has the best defensive front this season. Read more...

Can the Sooners keep up if there's another shootout?

Defense stunk in its last visit to West Virginia, but OU still won thanks to its offense

     When Oklahoma last ventured to West Virginia for a football game, the Sooners surrendered 49 points, 458 yards rushing and 778 yards of total offense as the Mountaineers averaged 9.5 yards per play. Read more...

Top 5 questions for OU vs. Tennessee

Stoops trying to stay perfect at home vs. SEC teams

Top 5 questions for OU vs. Tennessee

Top 10 regular-season non-conference games in Stoops era

Tennessee will join impressive list of opponents on Saturday

     Bob Stoops owns an astounding 37-2 (.949) home record against non-conference opponents in his 16 seasons as Oklahoma's football coach. That winning percentage figures to rise to .950 after Saturday’s 7 p.m. contest against Tennessee on Owen Field. The Sooners are slated as 21-point favorites. Read more...

Mixon better get ready for the wrath about to come

OU freshman running back will soon face ridicule similar to Rice

     Take a close look, Joe Mixon, because what is happening to Ray Rice right now is soon headed your way. Read more...

Top 5 questions for OSU vs. Missouri State

Upstart Cowboys must avoid Florida State hangover

Top 5 questions for OSU vs. Missouri State

Top 5 questions for OU vs. Tulsa

Rooster kickoff at Chapman Stadium at 11 a.m.

Top 5 questions for OU vs. Tulsa

Mixon has another videotape to worry about

Ross, Ford and Perine looked pretty good on film in season opener

     Freshman running back Joe Mixon remains a student at Oklahoma. He is still a member of the football team, albeit in absentia while serving a season-long suspension handed down by athletic director Joe Castiglione and coach Bob Stoops and endorsed by school president David Boren. Read more...