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Big 12 football: Texas vs. Ole Miss tops this week's slate of games

by Berry Tramel Published: September 14, 2012
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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.

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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