*Texas' defense has been shredded by mobile quarterbacks, allowing an average of 104 rushing yards per game to the opposing quarterback before Saturday's win over the Sooners. OU surprisingly didn't attack this apparent weakness with Blake Bell, but OSU almost surely will with J.W. Walsh.
*Baylor's win at K-State was just its second conference road victory in its last 10 tries. And the Bears haven't won in Stillwater since 1939.
*OU's defense that looked much-improved has suddenly lost two key starters in tackle Jordan Phillips and linebacker Corey Nelson.
*Kansas is still on the schedule.
*Road games against Iowa State and Lubbock also remain. The trip to Texas Tech, so far the league's biggest surprise, is clearly the more daunting of the two.
The Big 12's trio of unbeatens — Texas, Baylor and Texas Tech — naturally have the upper hand in the championship race right now. And OSU clearly still has issues, most notably on offense.
But the two teams with one loss — OSU and OU — are still very much alive in what has so far been a predictably unpredictable Big 12 season.
And it's only just beginning.
“You're gonna continue to see it from this point on,” Cowboy coach Mike Gundy said. “I don't think you're gonna see very many years where there's a team or teams that just dominate this league.”