Looking at possible coaching and coordinator changes, who's hot and who's not and which teams might be the best bets come 2017.
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Can Washington hold off Colorado in the Pac-12 Championship to solidify a spot in the College Football Playoff? Phil Steele has the answers, along with his best bets for Week 14.
Craig Haubert ESPN Staff Writer
Each of the 8 teams playing in a Power-5 Conf. Championship game this weekend have a '17 recruiting class ranked among the Top-40. Six currently have a class within the top-20: Alabama(1), Clemson(7), Washington(15), Florida(16), Colorado(18) & Penn St(20). Both Big12 title contenders Oklahoma(5) & Oklahoma St (27) also have ranked classes
Sooners heavily favored in Bedlam Series
ESPN's FPI favors No. 9 Oklahoma at home against No. 10 Oklahoma State. Phil Steele agrees, picking the Sooners (-12) to cover in what he calls the best game of the weekend. Best bets (Insider)
With only three Big 12 games on the slate to close out the regular season, all eyes are on Bedlam, where the conference title will be on the line.
QB Baker Mayfield and WR Dede Westbrook both bring a solid Heisman case into Oklahoma's Bedlam finale, but good luck getting a fellow Sooner to pick.
It's that time of year. Coaching changes, indecision or cold feet have recruits on the verge of flipping their commits. That includes No. 3 Najee Harris. Will these elite players decommit?
This weekend offers a final audition for the College Football Playoff for several hopefuls. Which teams will make a strong impression, and which will fall by the wayside?
Baker Mayfield leading the QB pack
Mayfield leads the FBS in yards per attempt and Total QBR, and ranks second in completion percentage. The last FBS player to finish a season in the top three in those categories was Wisconsin's Russell Wilson in 2011.
Dede Westbrook's midseason rise
Since October 1, the OU wideout leads the FBS in receiving yards, 20-yard receptions and receiving touchdowns.
Even Mike Gundy believes the Soooners are going to get theirs, but the Cowboys hope to keep up and make some timely big plays on defense.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Southwest Airlines will honor former Oklahoma punter Mike Winchester, who was killed Nov. 15 outside Oklahoma City's Will Rogers World Airport, where he worked for Southwest Airlines for 29 years, with a commercial flyover Saturday in Bedlam. Winchester was a member of OU's '85 national title team. His son James was a deep-snapper for the Sooners from 2009-11, and now plays for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Adam Rittenberg, Ryan McGee & Chris Low look back at the results of 2016 which, if different, could have realistically altered the entire year. Plus, a chat with Phil Steele.
The Big 12 doesn't have a championship game, officially, but Saturday's top-10 showdown between Oklahoma and Oklahoma State will generate Bedlam.
Alabama's Lane Kiffin has emerged as a candidate for Houston's open head coach position. Ex-LSU coach Les Miles also has been contacted about the job.
More conference titles are up for grabs on Saturday, and they will go a long way toward determining who makes the College Football Playoff.
It's not The Game, but Penn State and Wisconsin are evenly matched teams with everything to play for. In the Pac-12, Washington must ace its final interview for playoff consideration.
Oklahoma State's James Washington and Oklahoma's Dede Westbrook should provide an interesting subplot to Saturday's de facto Big 12 title game.
Differing tactics have kept the Sooners and Cowboys from going head-to-head for recent recruits.
Ivan Maisel, Heather Dinich and Brad Edwards react to the penultimate CFP rankings, discuss Oregon firing Mark Helfrich and chat with ESPN analytics expert Sharon Katz.
Oklahoma vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Memorial Stadium (Norman, OK) - Sat 12/3