t kind of gets us into the mode of what's going on in the college scene.”
Tillman said the crew has been doing extra homework to be ready to provide plenty of features, anecdotes and interviews in case the game gets out of hand.
"There is so much change for the Mocs,” he said. "For them, you hate to be cynical, it's a nice payday. It's a chance for them to find out where they are. For the Sooners, it's more of a function of working on execution.”
The one-hour pregame show will commemorate coach Bob Stoops' 10th season at OU and will feature interviews with former Sooner players and celebrities in attendance.
"That benchmark number is really big,” Tillman said. "In this day and age, it's three (seasons) and see ya. If you can't get it done in that time frame, you're not hanging around.”
Tillman said Stoops has been successful by staying focused on the program's long-term goals.
"He cares so much about winning, but he does not get bogged down with losing a guy here or there,” he said. "With him, it's all about next. ‘OK, you're leaving, who's next?' The program is bigger than anyone individual, and I think It's a great message that's worked for him.”