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OU vs. Nebraska: Writers from The Oklahoman pick the Big 12 Championship game

FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: December 3, 2010 at 1:40 pm •  Published: December 3, 2010

Here's a look at why writers from The Oklahoman picked this weekend's Big 12 Championship game the way they did:

MIKE BALDWIN, OU BEAT WRITER

OU, 24-21: Closer than most expect. Nebraska's defense is good enough to post an upset but Taylor Martinez reportedly won't be close to 100 percent which will make it difficult for the Cornhuskers to score enough points to win.

JENNI CARLSON, COLUMNIST

OU, 24-16: OU has played its best football of the season during these past three weeks while Nebraska has battled injury and controversy. The Sooners momentum will carry them to a title.

BRANDON CHATMON, OSU BEAT WRITER

OU, 31-17: Oklahoma's defense will make it tough on Nebraska's offense to move the football and the Sooner offense will take advantage of at least one Husker turnover with points. Sooners prove which team boasts the Big 12's best defense.

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