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No 12 Oklahoma State rallies late to beat No. 25 Texas 32-24

Oct. 16, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Facing a big early deficit on the road at Texas, Oklahoma State leaned on the two things that had kept the Cowboys undefeated so far: defense and a punishing run game that could grind out the final quarter. Eventually the Longhorns folded. Again. ...

No. 4 Oklahoma takes QB controversy into matchup with TCU

Oct. 15, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

TCU (3-2, 1-1 Big 12) at Oklahoma (6-0, 3-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Oklahoma by 13 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Oklahoma leads 16-5. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Oklahoma has...

Week 7 preview: UGA looks to avoid another upset of No. 1

Oct. 15, 2021 03:03 AM EDT

No. 1 has been a particularly secure position during the College Football Playoff era. Last week's Alabama loss as the No. 1 team in the country to Texas A&M was just the fourth outside of the playoff for the top-ranked team in the AP poll during the eight-year...

Undefeated No. 12 Cowboys bring defense to meet No. 25 Texas

Oct. 14, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

No. 12 Oklahoma State (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) at No. 25 Texas (4-2, 2-1), Saturday at noon EDT (FOX). Line: Texas by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Texas leads 26-9. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The...

Worthy the new Longhorn challenge for No. 12 Oklahoma State

Oct. 14, 2021 12:06 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas receiver Xavier Worthy had just lost a fumble that cost Texas a lead late in the game against Oklahoma and Longhorns coach Steve Sarkisian was stalking him on the sideline. The mistake was worth a scolding, and a harsh one at that. Sarkisian...

No. 4 Oklahoma takes 14-game win streak into TCU clash

Oct. 14, 2021 11:43 AM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Lincoln Riley fielded a steady stream of questions about Oklahoma’s quarterback situation before pointing out the detail he considers most important. The Sooners are winning. Fourth-ranked Oklahoma (6-0, 3-0 Big 12) takes a...

No. 12 Oklahoma St at No. 25 Texas; BYU gets Big 12 preview

Oct. 14, 2021 10:53 AM EDT

Some things to watch in Week 7 of the Big 12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 12 Oklahoma State at No. 25 Texas. The Cowboys are 5-0 for the first time since 2015, and have a chance to win three consecutive games over Top 25 teams for the first time...

Oklahoma coach Riley won't name starting QB before TCU game

Oct. 13, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Spencer Rattler was the man heading into the season. Now he might not even be the starter. The Oklahoma quarterback had everything going for himself two months ago. He was a preseason Associated Press first-team All-American who was at the forefront...

Slain Utah football player remembered for optimism, kindness

Oct. 11, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — Utah football player Aaron Lowe was remembered as an optimist, role model and friend at his funeral Monday, and coach Kyle Whittingham announced the school would retire Lowe's number and establish a scholarship in his name. Lowe's coaches and...

Texas defense needs quick fix ahead of No. 12 Oklahoma State

Oct. 11, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — There were plenty of warning signs about the Texas defense, from big-play scores to the late-game touchdown drives, that had been overlooked in three consecutive wins. Then came a second-half meltdown against Oklahoma that was just too much to...