By Jack Shields
Will Oklahoma play inspired football after a terrible loss? I believe so. I mean… they better!
OU-Texas week is in full swing, and it’s time to turn our frowns upside down. We’ve said enough about Mike Stoops and the defense. My attention is now completely focused on the team I hate more than any other, which is how it should be on the Thursday before the Red River Shootout (Rivalry? Showdown? I can’t keep up).
Anyway, OU-Texas isn’t the only game that intrigues me this weekend, and here’s how I think the others will shake out.
Texas Tech at West Virginia (-3.5) – The Mountaineers were able to gain about 500 yards against a very solid TCU defense a week ago while holding the Frog offense well under its season average. They easily could have won in Ft. Worth last week, and they now have a chance to make a statement against a much-improved Texas Tech squad. This could turn out be the game of the day in the Big 12 or even the country. Gambling pick: Texas Tech keeps it very close the whole way, but WVU wins by a touchdown and covers. Under 76
TCU (-6) at Kansas State …read more