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Sooners heavily favored in Lubbock

ESPN's FPI gives No. 16 Oklahoma a 77 percent chance to stay unbeaten in Big 12 play. QB Baker Mayfield is making his first start at Texas Tech since transferring from the school.

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Longhorns likely to fall again

Kansas State has won four straight over Texas in Manhattan and six of the seven all-time meetings there. ESPN's FPI gives the Wildcats a 56 percent chance to continue that success.

Howard calls Mayfield's decision to transfer to OU 'brilliant' (1:40)
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Mountaineers likely to stay unbeaten

ESPN's FPI gives No. 12 West Virginia a 67 percent chance to improve to 6-0 with a win at home over TCU. The Horned Frogs' two losses have been close, and they figure to be WVU's toughest test yet. Week 8 top games (Insider)

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Kiper: Cowboys struck rookie gold

QB Dak Prescott and RB Ezekiel Elliott occupy two of the top four spots in Mel Kiper Jr.'s rookie rankings. Nobody's gotten a bigger return on the 2016 draft than Big D. Kiper's rookie big board

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Twitter mailbag: Trading Tony Romo

The Cowboys don't want to trade Tony Romo this year -- or maybe ever -- but they just couldn't do it this year and make it work.

Stephen A. mashup: 'Cowboys are an accident waiting to happen' (1:06)
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The Baker Mayfield Bowl has arrived

Lubbock could get extra rowdy Saturday. A nasty breakup and a long game of "he said, they said" comes full circle when Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield returns to play Texas Tech, his former team.

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8hTodd Archer

How a steak dinner shows Cowboys' camaraderie

Chemistry isn't everything when it comes to winning, but it's clear the Cowboys -- who hit their bye week 5-1 -- have it in volume this season.

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The upset-makers who will shake up Week 8

Wisconsin gave everything it had in last week's loss to Ohio State. Expect the Badgers' beleaguered defense to succumb to an Iowa team with a point to prove -- and a hot RB in Akrum Wadley.

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Romo or Prescott: Whose team is it? (0:51)

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Oklahoma's third-ranked recruiting class took a major hit Thursday night, losing top commit Jalen Reagor. Reagor, the No. 49 player in the country and the sixth-ranked receiver, announced he was switching his pledge to Big 12 rival TCU. Reagor's change of heart was somewhat expected, but after he took an official visit to OU for the Sooners's game against Ohio State, he said he was "100 percent committed." However, the Horned Frogs never gave up in their pursuit and was able to get him to flip.


Watch: Texas tip-off

Texas celebrates the start of the 2016-17 season with "Texas Tip-Off." Austin native Jarrett Allen, ESPN's No. 15 overall recruit, makes his public debut with the Longhorns. Live on LHN/WatchESPN