SHORT TAKES→OU fans can watch Sooner quarterback recruit Blake Bell at 7 tonight on ESPNU when Bell’s Wichita (Kan.) Bishop Carroll Catholic team hosts Wichita Kapaun Mt. Carmel →Announcer assignments: Ron Franklin and Ed Cunningham, OU at Baylor, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, KOCO-5; Joel Meyers, Dave Lapham and Jim Knox (sideline), OSU at Texas A&M, 11 a.m. Saturday, FSN. →NFL ratings are at their highest in 20 years. Through the first four weeks, games are drawing their best average viewership since 1989 at 17.4 million, up 14 percent from the same point in 2008. →New England Patriots receiver Wes Welker, a former Heritage Hall star, is a regular guest at 3 p.m. Monday on Jim Traber’s show on the Sports Animal radio network.