DALLAS — Jalen Hurts tried the Golden Hat on for size and gave a half-hearted “horns down” sign in a group photo with the cheerleaders while celebrating the way Kyler Murray couldn’t in the Red River rivalry a year ago.
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Baylor didn’t win a conference road game last season, but had success in its first attempt this season Saturday, beating Kansas State 31-12 to remain undefeated.
LUBBOCK (AP) — Jett Duffey has won a game as Texas Tech’s starting quarterback before and has had a 400-yard passing day before. But Red Raiders coach Matt Wells’ postgame compliments following Saturday’s 45-35 upset of No. 21 Oklahoma State included a different element of the junior quarter…
WACO — Baylor coach Matt Rhule passed on a field goal try early in Iowa State’s huge fourth-quarter comeback because redshirt freshman John Mayers badly missed a kick in the first half.
For the first time in 115 years, Red River rivals Oklahoma and Texas met twice last season when the Sooners won their fourth consecutive Big 12 championship by avenging their only regular-season loss.
It really wouldn’t be that much of a surprise if the Sooners and Longhorns again get to play a second game in the same season outside their traditional October game at the State Fair of Texas.
OMAHA, Neb. — Texas Tech coach Tim Tadlock obviously would have preferred his team not have to play in Monday’s elimination game at the College World Series.
He wasn’t worried how his players would react, though.