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Oklahoma-West Virginia Preview Capsule

Published on NewsOK Modified: September 18, 2014 at 6:30 pm •  Published: September 18, 2014
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No. 4 OKLAHOMA (3-0, 0-0 Big 12) at WEST VIRGINIA (2-1, 0-0), 7:30 p.m. ET (FOX)

Line: Oklahoma by 10.

Series Record: Oklahoma leads 4-2.

WHAT'S AT STAKE

The Sooners head outside the state of Oklahoma for the first time this season in the Big 12 opener for both teams. West Virginia already has given one Top 5 team a fit when it lost to Alabama 33-23 in the season opener.

KEY MATCHUP

West Virginia WR Kevin White against Oklahoma's secondary. White is second in the nation with 32 receptions for 460 yards, including 216 yards last week against Maryland. The Sooners have yet to allow an opponent to surpass 100 receiving yards.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Oklahoma: WR Sterling Shepard. The junior caught five passes for 109 yards last week and will go up against a secondary in flux. Cornerback Daryl Worley, who has both of West Virginia's interceptions this season, has been suspended indefinitely after an arrest. But cornerback Ishmael Banks returns after being suspended for the first three games by the NCAA for an unspecified academic eligibility issue.

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