Here is a look at Berry Tramel's rankings of this week's slate of Big 12 games:
1. Texas at Ole Miss, 8:15 p.m.: Only Big 12/SEC matchup in the regular season.
2. TCU at Kansas, 11 a.m., FX: Old non-conference foes now united in the Big 12. KU and Texas Christian met 28 times from 1942 through 1997.
3. Louisiana-Lafayette at OSU, 11 a.m., Fox Sports: From a witching hour kickoff at Tucson to a morning kick this week.
4. North Texas at Kansas State, 6 p.m., Fox Sports: KSU coach Bill Snyder and UNT coach Dan McCarney spent 10 years together on Hayden Fry's Iowa staff.
5. New Mexico at Texas Tech, 6 p.m., Fox College Sports: Old Border Conference matchup.
6. West Virginia vs. James Madison at Landover, Md., 3:30 p.m.: James Madison beat West Virginia two years ago.
7. Sam Houston State at Baylor, 6 p.m., Fox College Sports: Bobkats reached the I-AA national title game last season.
8. Western Illinois at Iowa State, 7 p.m.: Cyclones won't know how to act against an outmanned foe.