The hiring of Mike Stoops was supposed to be the tonic to prevent defensive meltdowns. But the last three games have seen the Sooners' D shredded and raised concerns about the future.
OU could do little to stop West Virginia's running game, but still won. To have hopes of beating Oklahoma State and its two-headed rushing attack, the Sooners will have to find some quick fixes.
Texas made some big plays to prevail over Oklahoma State on Saturday, but there's plenty for the Longhorns to shore up before West Virginia arrives next weekend.
Against Oklahoma State, Texas has a chance to capitalize on winning the turnover battle, but D-coordinator Manny Diaz can't preach enough about players executing perfectly in order to do that.
HornsNation is taking an look at Texas' 2012 schedule. Oklahoma State is riding a two-game winning streak over Texas but must replace Brandon Weeden and Justin Blackmon.