Jenni Carlson: Picking Texas over OU due to Sooners' question marks

The Oklahoman's Jenni Carlson took questions from readers in today's Power Lunch Chat. Participate in our Power Lunch Chats Monday-Friday at 11 a.m. on NewsOK.com/Sports.
by Jenni Carlson Modified: October 12, 2012 at 1:13 pm •  Published: October 12, 2012

The Oklahoman's Jenni Carlson took questions from readers in today's Power Lunch Chat. Participate in our Power Lunch Chats Monday-Friday at 11 a.m. on NewsOK.com/Sports. Read the entire chat recap here.

What's your prediction for the OU-Texas game?

I'm picking Texas this year.

This is a year when I could definitely see this game going either way, but I still have questions about OU. Yes, the Sooners played well last week, but the three previous games were not good. There seems to be more evidence that they're a team with lots of question marks rather than a great team.

OSU vs. KU: Who scores more points this year? OSU football team or OSU basketball team?

The football team scored 70 points last year vs. Kansas. I'll give the nod to the basketball team. I don't think the football team will score quite as many points as it did a year ago, but the Cowboys are still going to score it a bunch.
 
Plus, I like the OSU basketball team a lot. I think those Cowboys are going to be pretty darn good.

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Jenni Carlson, a sports columnist at The Oklahoman since 1999, came by her love of sports honestly. She grew up in a sports-loving family in Kansas. Her dad coached baseball and did color commentary on the radio for the high school football...
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