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Week 11 – Big games in the Big 12 highlight this weekend

The Big-12 takes center stage this weekend, with three compelling match-ups.   Baylor, which has lost two straight, will travel to Oklahoma. Texas will play host No.20 West Virginia, while Texas Tech will meet Oklahoma State in Stillwater.  The Sooners sit at the top of the Big-12 at 6-0, and still have hopes to represent the [ . . read more . . ]

The Playoff Starts this week

It’s only week three, but Mississippi, Oklahoma, Notre Dame and USC are all in must-win situations, as a second loss should eliminate these squads from the College Football Playoff.  What’s more, is Ole Miss, USC and Oklahoma are all underdogs on Saturday.   This weekend will also feature several huge games, highlighted by [ . . read more . . ]

Not so Fast! Why Oklahoma teams are called the Sooners

It all started with the Homestead Act in 1862, which provided that a legal settler could claim 160 acres of public land, and those who lived on and improved the claimed land for five years could receive the title to it.  As most of what would become Oklahoma became settled, there was a large spot in the middle where land ceded to the [ . . read more . . ]

What to Watch This Weekend

Week four on the college football schedule features two big contests. Auburn travels to the Little Apple – Manhattan, Kansas to face the Kansas State Wildcats on Thursday. Saturday’s biggest game features two Top 25 teams with Clemson opening the its ACC schedule at Florida State. There are several other good non-conference [ . . read more . . ]

“Blackout Thursday” Gameday at Baylor

BY MICHAEL LEESE It was “Blackout Thursday” in Waco, Texas as the No.6 Baylor Bears were set to host the No.10 Oklahoma Sooners. The game was billed as the “Biggest game in school history.” The fans were here hours before kickoff, gearing up for the big nationally televised game.  Baylor was 7-0 and still had [ . . read more . . ]

What I’ll be watching this weekend

No. 11 Mississippi State 7-0 at No. 1 Alabama   The Bulldogs have been a huge surprise this season.   Quarterback Tyler Russell has thrown for 1,573 yards and 15 TDs with only one interception.    In addition, Tailback LaDarious Perkins has added 724 rushing yards with eight scores.    The balanced offense has been aided by [ . . read more . . ]