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2016 Schedule
0-0, 1st in Big 12
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Dinich and McGee get animated about college football's Week 1 (1:56)
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Should Oklahoma try to rein in Baker Mayfield? (1:21)
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Bold Big 12 predictions for the 2016 season

Our writers see big things ahead for Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes and for TCU, including a win over Oklahoma and the Big 12 title?

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

The last few days, Texas A&M transfer Kyler Murray has been playing the role of Houston QB Greg Ward Jr. for the Oklahoma scout team. "Kyler's done a great job," OU coach Bob Stoops said. "Running around, making plays, (we've been) getting to see that special explosiveness he has." Murray was the nation's No. 1 dual-threat QB recruit for the class of 2015.

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How many awards will Sooners snag?

Our Mark Schlabach thinks Oklahoma is the team to beat in the Big 12, but he doesn't think its QB will be the league's best offensive player. He also makes his picks for the rest of the conference award winners.

  • Offensive player of the year: Patrick Mahomes, QB, Texas Tech
  • Defensive player of the year: Malik Jefferson, LB, Texas
  • Coach of the year: Bob Stoops, Oklahoma
  • Freshman of the year: Shane Buechele, QB, Texas
See the predictions

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Rinaldi: College football kicks off with a bang (2:17)
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College Football Playoff: Who's in? (2:07)
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Experts can't agree on playoff teams

Mark Schlabach and Brett McMurphy project four entirely different teams to make the College Football Playoff. They only agree on one thing: the Pac-12 will be left out again. Bowl projections

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December headline: Better luck in Big 12?

Remember when the Big 12 thought it might lock up half of the four-team playoff field but was shut out entirely? This time, Ryan McGee predicts a better outcome. McGee: Late-season headlines

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Getting the windows ready at Oklahoma's renovated Memorial Stadium (0:07)
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Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

They're getting the windows ready here at Oklahoma's renovated Memorial Stadium

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

The three coaches nationally with the most wins at their current schools all reside in the Big 12 -- Kansas State's Bill Snyder (193 wins), Bob Stoops of Oklahoma (179) and TCU's Gary Patterson (143).

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Sooners have most to lose in opening weekend (0:45)
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Houston Cougars' ticket line is out of control (0:25)
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Which playmaker will contend for the Heisman? (3:04)
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How will the Sooners fare after preseason? (2:49)

Team Stats

Passing Yards307.918th
Rushing Yards235.017th
Points For45.83rd
Points Against20.821st

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