The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

November 21, 2012

Oklahoma State-Oklahoma Preview Capsule

The Associated Press

— No. 22 Oklahoma State (7-3, 5-2 Big 12) at No. 14 Oklahoma (8-2, 6-1), 3:30 p.m. Saturday (ESPN)

Line: Oklahoma by 7

Series Record: Oklahoma leads 81-18-7

WHAT'S AT STAKE

While trying to stay in position for at least a share of the Big 12 championship, Oklahoma will attempt to regain bragging rights in the Bedlam rivalry. Oklahoma State, which won the outright Big 12 crown after blowing out the Sooners 44-10 last season, also has an outside shot at splitting the conference title.

KEY MATCHUP

Oklahoma State offense vs. Oklahoma defense. The Sooners gave up a school-record 778 yards in a 50-49 victory at West Virginia last week, and the Cowboys rank third in the nation in scoring and total yardage with a similar, Dana Holgorsen-inspired offense.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Oklahoma State: RB Joseph Randle. Slowed recently by an ankle injury, Randle rushed for 151 yards and two touchdowns against the Sooners last season and can only hope to get close to the 344 yards West Virginia's Tavon Austin racked up against Oklahoma last Saturday.

Oklahoma: QB Landry Jones. Making his final start at home, Jones is coming off a 554-yard outing with six touchdown passes. The yardage broke his own school record, and the TD passes tied his mark. He also directed the Sooners' first fourth-quarter comeback in five years.

FACTS & FIGURES

Coach Mike Gundy has said QB Clint Chelf will make his third career start for Oklahoma State, following back-to-back wins against West Virginia and Texas Tech. ... The Cowboys have scored special teams touchdowns in three straight games. ... WR Kenny Stills tied a school record by catching four of Jones' touchdown passes last week. It was the most ever by a Sooners wide receiver. ... Oklahoma claims 82 victories in the series, including a 1972 win it later forfeited.