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Oklahoma-TCU Preview Capsule

Published on NewsOK Modified: October 2, 2014 at 11:01 am •  Published: October 2, 2014

No. 4 OKLAHOMA (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) at No. 25 TCU (3-0, 0-0), 3:30 p.m. (Fox)

Line: Oklahoma by 5.

Series Record: Oklahoma leads 9-4.


Oklahoma has won eight games in a row, the second-longest active FBS streak behind Florida State's 20. The Sooners are currently the best-positioned Big 12 team for the new four-team College Football Playoff, but the league loses one of its three remaining undefeated teams in this game (No. 7 Baylor is the other). The last Big 12 team to play its conference opener, TCU also plays on consecutive weeks for the first time this season.


TCU's new up-tempo offense against Oklahoma's defense. The Horned Frogs changed their offense to be more like other Big 12 teams. Their 44.7 points and 532 total yards a game are on par with Oklahoma's 44.8 points and 495 yards. But this is TCU's first test against a Big 12 defense, whose wins include FCS team Samford and hapless SMU.


Oklahoma: Sophomore CB Zack Sanchez has an interception in every game this season, and six picks his last seven games. Freshman RB Samaje Perine had a breakout game with 34 carries for 242 yards and four TDs vs. West Virginia.

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