The Sooners lost their top three players from 2012 -- QB Landry Jones, WR Kenny Stills and S Tony Jefferson -- but still have talent to compete for a Big 12 title in 2013.
The Sooners once again found a way to win, this time with defense and tough running against TCU to capture at least a share of the Big 12 title and likely a BCS bowl berth.
After a fourth consecutive season without seriously contending for a national title past October, it's time to ask this question -- can OU contend for national titles going forward the way the team's currently constructed?
Oklahoma hammered Texas Tech 41-20 to jump back into the Big 12 title conversation while also recapturing some of its long lost swagger heading into next week's showdown with Red River rival Texas.
The Sooners entered the weekend with a chance to capture their eighth Big 12 title. They exited with their biggest Bedlam defeat since 1945.
Sooners have dominated series against Oklahoma State, but 2011 game is for the Big 12 title