Oklahoma's march to another Big 12 championship starts with a three-game stretch against quality opponents, beginning with a home matchup with Baylor.
The Sooners have won six games in a row since starting the season 1–2, all but eliminating their chances at the College Football Playoff. Oklahoma beat Iowa State 34–24 last Thursday, their 18th straight win over the Cyclones.
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Oklahoma is expecting their top two tailbacks to play on Saturday. Samaje Perine has missed the last three game with a muscle injury and Joe Mixon is back after missing the Iowa State game because of a suspension.
Baylor will be without their all-time leading rusher Shock Linwood, who was suspended for reportedly shoving a graduate assistant during a 62–22 blowout loss to TCU. It was the Bears second straight loss after a 6–0 start to the season.
Oklahoma won last season's matchup 44–34 on their way to the Big 12 title, but the team's have split the last four matchups.