Heading into the 2021 Big 12 Media Days in Arlington, TX, Sooners coach Lincoln Riley found himself in a familiar position, answering questions about his team’s championship aspirations. What wasn’t familiar was the inherit belief that his offense wouldn’t need to shatter records in order for his team to have a chance at the program’s 8th national championship.
Jalen Hurts put together a historic debut, accounting for 6 touchdowns and more than 500 total yards in Oklahoma’s 49-31 win against Houston and former rival coach, Dana Holgorsen. DDP breaks it down.
In a surprising twist, Kyler Murray upset Heisman favorite Tua Tagovailoa to become the second straight Oklahoma Quarterback to hoist the award. Due to Reggie Bush’s Heisman being erased from the history books, Oklahoma becomes the first school to be recognized for the back-to-back accolade since 1946. DDP discusses all of that and more.
The Oklahoma Sooners avenged their mid-October loss to the Texas Longhorns Saturday from AT&T Stadium, 39-27. In doing so, they managed to vault from 5th in the nation to the 4 spot after Alabama completed its 14 points comeback win against #4 Georgia in the SEC Championship game to win 35-28.
For the first time since Oklahoma became a state (yep), Oklahoma and Texas will square off for the second time in a single season when they go head to head this coming Saturday for the 2018 Big 12 Championship Game. How’d we get here? DDP explains.
It was another big week for the Big 12 as Oklahoma State went to Norman to take on Oklahoma, West Virginia proved its dominance against TCU, and Texas survived a slugfest in Lubbock. DDP breaks it down.
Due to some technical difficulties, this episode is coming a couple of days late. The important thing to note is that in the two Big 12 games this past Saturday, Oklahoma and Texas Tech both cruised to victory. OU bounced back vs a now 3-4 TCU team, while Tech beat up on conference punching bag, Kansas. DDP breaks it down.
A shorter edition of Big 12 Football Roundup, featuring Oklahoma MOLLYWHOPPIN’ Baylor (to borrow a phrase from RJ Young), West Virginia going into Lubbock and remaining unbeaten, and Texas building some momentum ahead of next week’s Red River Rivalry game. Let’s do it!
The first week of college football has come and gone, and the Big 12 conference was filled with winners and losers. With statement wins and head-scratching losses aplenty, here are the winners and losers from week 1 of the college football season!
DDP talks Big 12 football week one action