The stories behind the Sooners

The stories behind the Sooners

Mind Games with Guerin Emig: Sellout Crowd OU beat writer Eli Lederman discusses the stories behind this year’s Sooners and why they matter so much.

Guerin Emig

By Guerin Emig

| Nov 16, 2023, 9:00am CST

Guerin Emig

By Guerin Emig

Nov 16, 2023, 9:00am CST

Eli Lederman joins me to delve into what it’s like to cover a program of the Sooners’ stature. If players’ performances reveal themselves throughout a season most obviously, players’ personalities are uncovered too. That’s the best part of the job because that’s when you get to present the players as people, and the more about a team you present to its fan base, the better that fan base is informed. We touch on officiating fixes, Honor Code challenges and bowl destinations down the stretch, but not before peeling back the cover on the ‘23 Sooners. 

Producer: Jacquelyn Musgrove

Creative Director: Michael Lane

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Guerin Emig is a columnist for the Sellout Crowd network. Read his work at and Reach out with feedback and/or ideas at [email protected] or (918) 629-6229. Follow him on Twitter at @GuerinEmig and Instagram at @guerin.emig. .

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