Posted by ESPN.com's Heather Dinich
MIAMI -- Hello from the baseball press box in Land Shark Stadium, where baseball season has ended and the infield is no longer visible. Word on the starting lineup will come later, but I'm told Randy Phillips is expected to dress, but not play.
Here's the early take on this game: It's going to come down to how Miami's offensive line fares against what could be one of the best defensive lines in the country. And if it plays the way it did against Virginia Tech last weekend, the Sooners will have the edge -- literally. The challenge will be to protect Miami quarterback Jacory Harris from defensive ends Jeremy Beal and Auston English.
I'm expecting a low-scoring game, but I think Harris will play better than he did last week against Virginia Tech. The Hurricanes' defense will have to rattle Landry Jones, and they're capable of doing that.
If Miami pulls off the win, it's a chance for the Canes to play their way back into the top 10. If Oklahoma wins, it keeps its hopes at the national championship alive. Neither team, though, can afford another loss and expect to stay in the BCS title race.