Oklahoma's defensive linemen heard all the naysayers. So it was gratifying to shut them up in a dominating performance against Texas.
When Oklahoma's new Big 12 schedule first came out, most everyone pointed to a rigid November stretch. But in reality, the three-game stretch that will determine whether the Sooners are contenders or pretenders begins this weekend.
Oklahoma QB Landry Jones will face two Red River Rivalry newcomers Saturday in David Ash and Case McCoy. History has proven experience matters in OU-Texas.