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2007 OU Schedule
Sept. 1: North Texas Sept. 8: Miami (Fla.) Sept. 15: Utah State Sept. 22: at Tulsa Sept. 29: at Colorado Oct. 6: Texas at Dallas Oct. 13: Missouri Oct. 20: at Iowa State Oct. 27: Oklahoma State Nov. 3: Texas A&M Nov. 10: Baylor Nov. 17: at Texas Tech Scouting ahead
Still more than a year away, Oklahoma's 2007 non-conference schedule is complete, with three of four foes headed for Norman. An early look: North Texas: The Eagles are becoming something of a regular during the Bob Stoops era at OU, with the '07 meeting the third since 2001. The Sooners have won the six previous contests -- all in Norman -- including 37-3 in 2003. Miami: Jimmy Johnson is long gone, but Miami memories remain bitter, mostly because the Hurricanes have won three straight in a series they lead 3-2. With Johnson in charge, Miami showed up in Norman in 1985, taunting the Sooners at home, then taking out OU quarterback Troy Aikman. The Johnson-led Canes also beat the Sooners in the '86 regular season and the '87 Orange Bowl. OU's two wins over Miami came in Norman in '73 and on the road in '75. The Sooners are due to return the trip to Miami in 2009. Utah State: Another series dominated by Sooner home wins. OU beat the Aggies in 1972, '74 and '91, all in Norman. This will be the fourth meeting. Tulsa: The Sooners have won 14 of the 22 meetings, including five in Tulsa. The two teams last played there in 2002 with OU posting a 37-0 victory. The Golden Hurricane have made significant progress under coach Steve Kragthorpe. In 2007, they'll be led by a veteran quarterback in Paul Smith. Tulsa is due back in Norman for games in 2009 and 2011 to complete the 2-for-1 agreement.