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OU at Nebraska 2022

OU vs USC in BOWL this year?



Photo: Pasadena Star

As we go into another weekend of the 2022 college football season it is becoming more likely that the Oklahoma Sooners and the Univ. of Southern California Trojans could meet in a year ending bowl game.  Both teams are doing there part in making the most of their seasons and if they do meet, that does not mean in I am picking out any particular bowl for their match-up.  But I know for sure the football landscape would benefit of a USC/OU game weather in a playoff, New Year’s Day, or minor bowl.  Both teams are proving their rankings currently and the possibility of each going deep into the season successfully is at the high end.



Big 12 Predictions for the week:

Baylor hosts Texas State and this will be a bad night for the Bobcats of San Marcos.  Bears chew the Bobcats into digestion at Waco 48 to 10.7

The Sooners go to Lincoln and the 1-2 Huskers have a slight chance to pull an upset.  For that to happen, OU will need to turn the ball over giving NU some easy scoring drives and then the porous pass defense of the Husker will have to get good fast.  Marvin Mims will destroy them if they do not cover.  Look for an OU win 41 to 17.

Towson goes to the hills of West Virginia and Hillbilly head coach Neil Brown will get the Scott Frost treatment if they lose.  Do not expect it but who really knows?  West Virginia 31 and  undefeated Towson 20.

Iowa State comes off their state rival win over the Iowa Hawkeyes and will have their way with Ohio Univ. in Ames.   Easy win for Cyclones 45 to 9.

Kansas State keeps it rolling with a home date with the Green Wave of Tulane.  Wildcats 38 and Wave 14.

Houston hosts Kansas and the improvement with the Jayhawks is as much mental as what the physical presence they put on the field.  KU is going into this one to win.  They will play it close but come up short.  Cougars 24 and Jay’s 20.

Oklahoma State will scrimmage with Arkansas……Pine Bluff.  That is not good for either team.  Sure, the Pokes will get to see their scurbs play in the first half of a game and finish it out.  No, they will not use a running clock.  Aggies 84 and Ark-PB 0.

North Carolina State host Texas Tech and this could be the best game in the league this weekend.  Give the Wolfpack the win at home, 34 to 21.

Texas San Antonio goes to DKR and the Horns should handle Roadrunners. But an upset could be as of the quarterback situation for Texas.  This could be close.  Texas holds serve 48 to 24.

Alabama running back Jase McClellan (2) outruns several Texas players during the game at Royal Memorial Stadium on Sep. 10, 2022. Aaron E. Martinez / American-Statesman

National Predictions:

Penn State 28 at Auburn 21

Miami Fla. 21 at aTm 18

Mississippi State 35 at LSU 29

N. Illinois 32 and Vanderbilt 21

Washington 28 and Michigan State 25

Syracuse 32 and Purdue 28

BYU 34 at Oregon 27

Indiana 42 and Western Ky 28

Notre Dame 17 and California 14

Fresno State 42 and USC 39

N. D. State 33 and Arizona 18

Florida State 30 at Louisville 17

Old Dominion 24 at Virginia 19

Maryland 38 and SMU 31

Tulsa 38 and Jacksonville State 21

Last week: 13-7

Big 12 Rankings

  1.  Oklahoma

  2.  Oklahoma State

  3.  Texas

  4.  Kansas State

  5.  Baylor

  6.  TCU

  7.  Texas Tech

  8.  Iowa State

  9.  Kansas

  10.  West Virginia

Top 25:

  1.  Georgia

  2.  Alabama

  3.  Ohio State

  4.  Michigan

  5.  Oklahoma

  6.  USC

  7.  Clemson

  8.  Oklahoma State

  9.  Arkansas

  10.  Mississippi State

  11.  Kentucky

  12.  BYU

  13.  Michigan State

  14.  Miami Fla

  15.  North Carolina State

  16.  Baylor

  17.  Texas

  18.  Penn State

  19.  Tennessee

  20.  Kansas State

  21.  Appalachian State

  22.  Marshall

  23.  Ole Miss

  24.  Texas A&M

  25.  TCU



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