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No. 8 Oklahoma, QB Jalen Hurts comfortable with close calls

Nov. 18, 2019 6:07 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts borrowed an example from another sport to explain his approach to rallying his team. “It’s like these great basketball players,” he said. “The best shooters you’ve ever known, whoever your favorite is — their...

Oklahoma-Baylor rematch for Big 12 title seems inevitable

Nov. 17, 2019 4:55 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Matt Rhule and his Baylor Bears almost certainly won’t have to wait until next year for another shot at Oklahoma. Give it about three weeks, when it seems inevitable that they will meet again in the Big 12 championship game. The No. 8 Sooners and No. 13 Bears, both 9-1 overall,...

Hurts, No. 10 Oklahoma rally to beat No. 12 Baylor 34-31

Nov. 17, 2019 1:00 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts was shouting at himself coming off the field after his third turnover, a fumble when running toward the end zone. When it was all over, Hurts and coach Lincoln Riley were sharing a joyous embrace and the No. 10 Sooners’ playoff hopes were still...

Big 12 takes center stage as Oklahoma visits unbeaten Baylor

Nov. 15, 2019 3:06 AM EST

Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts has plenty at stake this week as he nears the end of his eventful college career. He reached the College Football Playoff championship game each of his three seasons at Alabama, whether he was starting or backing up Tua Tagovailoa. His hopes of getting back to the playoff with his...

Big 12 title preview on Brazos: No. 10 OU at No. 12 Baylor

Nov. 15, 2019 3:05 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 12 Baylor has been quite defensive and kept things close to stay undefeated. No. 10 Oklahoma just keeps winning November games, even when needing a big escape. The Bears (9-0, 6-0 Big 12, No. 13 CFP) and Sooners (8-1, 5-1, No. 10 CFP) now play Saturday in a potential Big 12...

Big 12’s top 2 meet with No. 10 Oklahoma at No. 12 Baylor

Nov. 14, 2019 3:39 PM EST

No. 10 Oklahoma (8-1, 5-1 Big 12, No. 10 CFP) at No. 12 Baylor (9-0, 6-0, No. 13), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Oklahoma by 10 1/2. Series record: Oklahoma leads 25-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE A potential Big 12 championship game preview. The four-time defending conference champion Sooners pretty much have to...

No. 9 Oklahoma escapes with 42-41 victory over Iowa State

Nov. 10, 2019 1:19 AM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Iowa State coach Matt Campbell saw an opportunity to seize a win that would boost the Cyclones' chances of reaching the Big 12 title game, so he put everything on quarterback Brock Purdy. His gamble failed. Parnell Motley intercepted Purdy's two-point conversion pass with 24 seconds...

No. 9 Oklahoma knows Iowa State no longer a Big 12 doormat

Nov. 8, 2019 12:42 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma fully recognizes Iowa State's transition from Big 12 doormat to capable adversary. The Cyclones upset the Sooners 38-31 in Norman in 2017 and now Iowa State (5-3, 3-2 Big 12) visits Oklahoma again Saturday not nearly the underdog it was two years ago. Matt Campbell has a 21-13...

1 vs 2: LSU-Alabama is big, but loser still could make CFP

Nov. 8, 2019 9:41 AM EST

All eyes are on LSU-Alabama this week. It's the first matchup of Nos. 1 and 2 teams in The Associated Press Top 25 since the Tigers and Crimson Tide met in 2011. LSU and Alabama are 2-3 behind Ohio State, and ahead of Penn State, in the first College Football Playoff rankings released this week. The stakes in...

Oklahoma looks to stay in playoff race, hosts Iowa State

Nov. 7, 2019 3:07 PM EST

Iowa State (5-3, 3-2 Big 12) at No. 9 Oklahoma (7-1, 4-1, No. 9 CFP), Saturday at 8 p.m. EST (FOX). Line: Oklahoma by 14 1/2 Series record: Oklahoma leads 75-6-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Oklahoma likely will need to win out to keep its College Football Playoff hopes alive. The Sooners also need a victory to improve...