Eric Bailey

Sports Writer

Bio

Eric covers the University of Oklahoma football and men’s basketball teams. A Haskell Indian Nations University graduate, he has been a member of the Tulsa World sports staff for 12 years. Phone: 918-581-8391

Riley, who will make $6 million in 2019, said money hasn't changed his family. "The joy is the job and the opportunity and sharing it with our family. That’s the focus.”

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Eric Bailey

Great point about 2008. I'm curious how the CFP selection committee would have handled that instead of the BCS computers ... Also, don't forget that Ohio State also didn't win their division (but did use the "We beat the Big 12 champions head-to-head" narrative to pad their resume)…

Eric Bailey

Ronald, thanks for taking time to write. As the days and weeks go by (and we have more opportunities to talk to players and coaches) we will have more topics. Enjoy the rest of the summer! Eric

Eric Bailey

Hey Matt, thanks for sharing your opinion. We'll hit on a number of different topics in the days and weeks to come. Enjoy the rest of the week, Eric

Eric Bailey

That is correct, Andrew. I've rewritten that paragraph to clarify that. Enjoy the rest of your summer!

Eric Bailey

Mike: Great catch on the typo. It has been changed to 50-plus yards. Thanks for the head's up and have a good week.

Eric Bailey

Just a one-game suspension and he'll return for the OU game. Thanks for reading, have a good week - Eric

Eric Bailey

Thanks for writing ... the story is basically that he's a proud OU fan (as the first paragraph stated). He mentioned Oklahoma football to a national writer, wore a Bosworth shirt on Tuesday and (not mentioned in this blog) still has that he was an OU quarterback commit on his Twitter profile…

Eric Bailey

Nice catch MIke -- we fixed it in our copy. Thanks and have a good day!

Eric Bailey

Rob: Thanks so much for catching that. Will update story.