OU will go into 2013 without its record-setting quarterback, two of its best receivers and several of its best defenders off a defense that was a disaster anyway the second half of the season. The schedule will be unforgiving, as well.
The Sooners need a lot of help to get to the national title game after the latest BCS standings put Alabama at No. 3
Oklahoma is No. 6 in the BCS standings, positioned as the top one-loss team on the board
The Sooners no longer control their own destiny in the national championship race. But, if Oklahoma wins out, could they get in?