In the Sooners' losses to Kansas State and Notre Dame, OU scored touchdowns on just three of nine red zone possessions (33.3 percent). In its five wins, it scored touchdowns on 23 of 28 red zone possessions (82.1 percent).
In the history of OU football, few have had to weather the criticism Landry Jones has faced. The only player in the Bob Stoops era who can understand what Jones has gone through is former OU quarterback Nate Hybl.
Inspired by Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein, the Oklahoma coaching staff added a formation to get Blake Bell involved in short-yardage situations. Could Bell become a similar player to Klein after he takes over as starter?
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.