Big 12 Football Championship Game

FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma quarterbacks Jalen Hurts, left, and Tanner Mordecai, right, throw during NCAA college football practice in Norman, Okla. Hurts is competing with Mordecai, a redshirt freshman, and Spencer Rattler, a true freshman, to become starting quarterback. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
August 12, 2019 - 11:37 am
Red River rivals Oklahoma and Texas met twice last season for the first time in 115 years, when the Sooners won their fourth consecutive Big 12 championship by avenging their only regular-season loss. Oklahoma now has another transfer quarterback — former national championship winner Jalen Hurts —...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2018, file photo, West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen calls out to his team during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Texas, in Austin, Texas. Houston has hired West Virginia’s Dana Holgorsen as its coach, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, ending his eight-year run with the Mountaineers. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas, File)
January 02, 2019 - 12:31 pm
Houston hired West Virginia's Dana Holgorsen as its coach Wednesday, ending his eight-year run with the Mountaineers. Holgorsen was 61-41 and 33-30 in the Big 12 as he helped guide West Virginia through the transition from the Big East. Houston competes in the American Athletic Conference, which...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray hoists the Most Outstanding Player trophy after beating Texas 39-27 in the Big 12 Conference championship NCAA college football game, in Arlington, Texas. Murray was named The Associated Press college football Player of the Year, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter, File)
December 02, 2018 - 10:53 am
Faced with a tricky choice, the College Football Playoff selection committee fell back on some simple criteria: One loss is better than two. Winning a conference championship is better than not. Go with the team that didn't get blown out. Oklahoma is in the playoff, moving into the fourth and final...
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Clemson's Travis Etienne (9) runs for a touchdown against Pittsburgh as Trevor Lawrence (16) follows in the first half of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
December 01, 2018 - 8:02 pm
The Latest on college football's championship Saturday (all times Eastern): 10:55 p.m. No. 2 Clemson is a quarter away from its fourth straight ACC championship and a likely College Football Playoff berth. The Tigers took a 35-10 lead on Pitt in the fourth quarter. Minus a dramatic Pitt rally down...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2010, file photo, Texas defensive tackle Kheeston Randall (91) and Oklahoma offensive lineman Ben Habern (61) face off at the line of scrimmage during an NCAA college football game at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. No. 5 Oklahoma and No. 9 Texas are playing in a rare Red River rivalry rematch in the Big 12 championship game on Saturday. It is the first time in 115 years that the border state rivals will play twice in the same season. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
November 30, 2018 - 11:56 pm
Before the College Football Playoff field is set, there is one last chance to make a case to the selection committee. No. 5 Oklahoma and No. 6 Ohio State both need to win Saturday — and they should both be rooting for Alabama. The Sooners enter Championship Saturday with a chance to make the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) scrambles against Texas during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. The Sooners face Texas in the Big 12 championship game on Saturday. (AP Photo/Cooper Neill, FIle)
November 27, 2018 - 7:33 pm
Oklahoma is on the doorstep of the College Football Playoff. The Sooners were No. 5 in the pivotal second-to-last College Football Playoff rankings released Tuesday night, ahead of Ohio State heading into championship weekend when the final four will be set. The biggest question facing the...
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Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) runs the ball for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)
November 23, 2018 - 9:34 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kyler Murray threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score and No. 6 Oklahoma scored two defensive TDs as the Sooners beat No. 12 West Virginia 59-56 Friday night to earn a spot in next week's Big 12 championship game. The Sooners (11-1, 8-1, No. 6 CFP) survived a...
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Kansas running back Pooka Williams Jr., center, is tackled by Oklahoma safety Robert Barnes, left, and linebacker Curtis Bolton, right, during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
November 21, 2018 - 11:10 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Tom Herman wasn't on the Texas sideline two years ago, even if a bunch of his players were, when the Longhorns walked out of Memorial Stadium with a head-shaking loss to Kansas. The defeat ended a string of 13 consecutive wins over the Jayhawks, likely sealed the fate of...
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FILE - At left, in an Oct. 13, 2018, file photo, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh signals to his offense from the sidelines in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Wisconsin in Ann Arbor, Mich. At right, in a Nov. 17, 2018, file photo, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer gestures during the first half of an NCAA football game against Maryland, in College Park, Md. Michigan plays at Ohio State on Saturday. (AP Photo/File)
November 21, 2018 - 9:05 am
Rivalry week should help sort out the College Football Playoff picture while finalizing the conference championship game matchups. No. 3 Notre Dame (No. 3 CFP ) can pretty much wrap up one of the four playoff spots Saturday by winning at Southern California. No. 4 Michigan (No. 4 CFP) seeks to...
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Oklahoma running back Trey Sermon (4) scores a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against TCU, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. Oklahoma won 52-27. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
October 20, 2018 - 3:06 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyler Murray and the Oklahoma offense piled up yards and scored points like they have been all season. Kenneth Murray and the Sooners defense did their part as well as ninth-ranked Oklahoma bounced back from its only loss, winning 52-27 at TCU on Saturday in the first game...
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