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  1. Spartans avoid knockout blow, then stun Baylor

    Jake Trotter

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Down 20 in the fourth quarter, facing the nation's top-scoring offense, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio had one thought coursing through his mind -- avoid taking the knockout punch. Baylor had the Spartans on the ropes for muc...

    Blog | January 01, 2015
  2. Instant Analysis: Michigan State 42, Baylor 41

    Jake Trotter

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- After trailing by 20 points in the fourth quarter, Michigan State roared back to stun Baylor 42-41 Thursday in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic. Here's what happened in this thriller: It was over when: Michigan State quarter...

    Blog | January 01, 2015
  3. Viewer's Guide: Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

    Jake Trotter

    Here's what you need to know when Baylor and Michigan State square off Thursday at 12:30 p.m. ET (ESPN) in Arlington, Texas: 1. Motivation: The more motivated team usually has the edge during bowl season, so who will be more motivated in Arlington...

    Blog | December 31, 2014
  4. Shawn Oakman of Baylor Bears to return for senior year

    Jake Trotter

    Baylor got some good news as it prepares to play Michigan State on Thursday in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2014
  5. Kendal Briles, son of Art Briles, promoted to Baylor Bears offens...

    Jake Trotter

    Baylor coach Art Briles announced Friday that his son, Kendal Briles, will be the Bears' offensive coordinator moving forward, including in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl against Michigan State.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2014
  6. Mailbag: Recruiting, Cotton Bowl coordinators and 2015's potentia...

    Jake Trotter

    In today's holiday edition of the Big 12 Twitter mailbag, we talk recruiting, potential expansion (again), who could be 2015's version of TCU, and the end of a Twitter era, as @FauxHolgorsen. Here's to everyone having a Merry Christmas. Now,...

    Blog | December 24, 2014
  7. Instant Analysis: Oklahoma 31, Texas 26

    Jake Trotter

    DALLAS -- Oklahoma held on after a late Texas rally to win the Red River Showdown 31-26 at the Cotton Bowl. Here's what happened: How the game was won: Oklahoma jumped out to a 31-13 lead on Samaje Perine's 13-yard fourth-quarter touchdown run. Bu...

    Blog | October 11, 2014
  8. Oklahoma Sooners, Texas Longhorns extend deal at Cotton Bowl thro...

    Jake Trotter

    The Sooners and Longhorns have played one another at the State Fair of Texas since 1929. And they'll continue playing there, at least for the next decade.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  9. Cowboys changed with '08 Missouri win

    Jake Trotter

    The last time Oklahoma State played a Missouri team ranked this high, it was hardly the Oklahoma State it is now. Sure, the Cowboys already had mega-booster Boone Pickens' money and facilities that would become the envy of the Big 12 were being erec...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  10. Big 12 bowl players to watch

    Jake Trotter

    Here are five key players to watch from the Big 12 this bowl season: Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert AT&T Cotton Bowl vs. Missouri The Jim Thorpe Award finalist and consensus All-American will be matched up against one of the ri...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  11. What we learned in the Big 12: Week 7

    Jake Trotter

    What we learned about the Big 12 from Week 7: 1. Texas is alive: The Longhorns were dead on arrival at the Cotton Bowl. Well, that's what the Sooners thought. Instead, Texas outplayed, outmaneuvered and, that's right, outcoached Oklahoma to pull o...

    Blog | October 13, 2013
  12. History says don't count out Texas

    Jake Trotter

    In 1996, Oklahoma was what Texas is. Way worse, in fact. In the 67 years the Red River Rivalry had been played in Dallas in October, the Sooners had never entered the game with four losses. But in '96, Oklahoma headed to the Cotton Bowl unde...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  13. History in Oklahoma-Texas series says don't count out Longhorns

    Jake Trotter

    Two biggest underdogs in series history, the '96 Longhorns and the '89 Sooners, both won

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  14. OU's Knight following Manziel path

    Jake Trotter

    As the Sooners prepared to meet Texas A&M in the Cotton Bowl this past December, Trevor Knight was given the role of impersonating Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel. It was an impersonation that came rather naturally for the redshirting freshman. ...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  15. Oklahoma 10: Final power rankings

    Jake Trotter

    Each week, SoonerNation ranked Oklahoma's top 10 performers of the season. Following OU's 41-13 loss to Texas A&M in the AT&T Cotton Bowl, here is the final Oklahoma 10 of 2012: 1. QB Landry Jones (Last week: No. 1): Jones didn't have the kind of ...

    Blog | January 06, 2013
  16. 3 Up, 3 Down: Texas A&M 41, Oklahoma 13

    Jake Trotter

    Who was up and who was down in Oklahoma's 41-13 loss to Texas A&M in the AT&T Cotton Bowl. THREE UP 1. FB Trey Millard: With 28 yards on four carries, Millard was one of the few Sooners to have a decent day. More importantly, Millard declared d...

    Blog | January 05, 2013