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Big 12 football: Miami at K-State tops this week's slate of games

by Berry Tramel Published: September 7, 2012
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Here is a look at our rankings of this week's Big 12 slate of football games:

1. Miami at Kansas State: Since K-State football became relevant in 1993, here are the name brands to visit Manhattan for non-conference games – Minnesota (1994), Southern Cal (2002), Louisville (2006) and UCLA (2010).

2. Iowa State at Iowa: Cyclones have lost four straight in Iowa City but before that won three straight in Kinnick Stadium.

3. OSU at Arizona: Third meeting in OSU's last 16 games.

4. Texas Tech at Texas State: You know, if all the Texans got together, they could form a decent mid-major league. North Texas, Texas State, Texas-San Antonio, UTEP, Rice.

5. Rice at Kansas: KU QB Dayne Crist unimpressive last week.

6. New Mexico at Texas: Both series meetings (1947, 1988) were won 47-0 by UT.

7. Grambling State at TCU: Frogs open their glittering new stadium.

8. Florida A&M at OU: Third straight year Sooners play a team from Tallahassee.

by Berry Tramel
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Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist. Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The Oklahoman,...
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