Spread teams can have physical, successful rushing attacks. Texas' championships under Mack Brown have come from the spread. Sean Adams puts two and two together from there.
In the most lopsided in-state "rivalry" in college football, OU enters this weekend's showdown against the Cowboys with an 82-17-7 advantage. Yet the way OSU has been playing, such a gaudy winning percentage seems unsustainable.
The win last week at UTEP was anything but an affirmation of the Sooners' promising season, but Bob Stoops and his players realize that they can't hang the season's outcome on that first game.
No football program has had Oklahoma's number like Notre Dame. The Sooners are 1-8 against the Fighting Irish but have a chance to win their second game this October in Norman, Okla.