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Senior Julian Wilson is the most game-tested member of the Sooners' defensive backfield, but has only played three games at his current position. Wilson started all 13 games last season at nickelback, and also earned two starts and 24 game appearances over the two previous years, but moved to cornerback before this season.
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Eric Striker is establishing himself as one of the best defensive players in all of college football. He's got a super quick first step, he's violent on the attack, and he's a smart player.
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Jameis Winston's stock continues to fall, but the reigning Heisman winner will have a big opportunity to showcase himself against Clemson this week.
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It was a bit of good news/bad news for West Virginia football on Monday. The good news was the end of the NCAA-mandated suspension for cornerback Ishmael Banks to potentially strengthen the Mountaineers' pass defense.
The Sooners have already received two verbal commits from this weekend in Will Sunderland and Jamal Danley . This weekend however went a long way to solidifying the Sooners at or near the top of their list during this weekend.
Ford will miss at least Saturday's game against West Virginia after suffering a fractured fibula in Saturday's game against Tennessee. Oklahoma running back Keith Ford will miss at least Saturday's game against West Virginia after suffering a fractured fibula in last week's game against Tennessee.
Helmet stickers are for suckers. It's the vanity plates of college football. So instead of awarding helmet stickers to various players, I'll award SaintSooner Nicknames based upon their performances.
Not many new commitments to break down this time around in our weekly check-in on Big 12 recruiting, but that doesn't mean these coaching staffs haven't been busy. Here's the latest on who's taking visits and who's impressing so far in their senior seasons: BAYLOR Total commits: 12 ESPN 300 commits: 3 The latest: Blake Lynch is making the Bears look awfully smart for accepting his early commitment in 2013.
The Volunteers lost 34-10 at No. 4 Oklahoma, but they battled in the second half and put some pressure on the Sooners.
Here's our weekly recognition of the finest performances in the Big 12. Lots of tough choices as usual, and a lot of first-time honorees this week. These guys got our attention: K Cole Netten , Iowa State, and Josh Lambert , West Virginia: College kickers! We mean that in a good way this time.
While two of the top teams remain questionable at best, the Oregon Ducks retain one of the most impressive wins of the season. Some would argue that the program hailing from Eugene should find their name atop these polls yet it still hasn't happened.
Oklahoma is 3-0 after nonconference play and appears to be a clear national championship contender. But expect that this week, with OU's Big 12 schedule beginning Saturday at West Virginia, one of the dominant story lines will be about the Sooners' last trip to Morgantown.
With Tennessee inside OU's five yard line and on the verge of cutting the Sooner's 17 point lead to a ten point deficit, Julian Wilson intercepted a tipped Volunteer pass and returned it 100 plus yards for a touchdown. Wilson nearly lost the game-changing play after dropping the football shortly after crossing the endzone, eventually referee's reviewed a replay and ruled that the touchdown stood.
So the Sooners were 24 points better than Tennessee on Saturday night. Did you see anything in the game that concerned you about Oklahoma's offense or defense? What about special teams? How about the things that you liked in the win...OU's defensive line maybe? Post your comments and questions for the podcast right here and we'll get to them live starting at 6:30.
Marcus Mariota and the second-ranked Oregon Ducks shook off a sluggish start to handily defeat the Wyoming Cowboys, 48-14, on Saturday at Autzen Stadium. Mariota threw for 221 yards on an efficient 19- of-23 passing with two touchdowns and also rushed for 71 yards and two scores.
In terms of the big picture, the Baylor-Oklahoma game that day in Norman will go a long way toward determining the possible conference representative in the inaugural College Football Playoff. But in terms of the little picture, I can't wait to see the Baylor offense square off against the Oklahoma defense.
Here's what we learned about the Big 12 in Week 3: 1. TCU and West Virginia might finally be finding their stride in the Big 12: Being in the Big 12 has been rough on the Horned Frogs and Mountaineers. Their first two years in the league, each went 11-14 overall.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:14 pm
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