Oklahoma Bedlam Game Schedule: Big 12 Title And Fiesta Bowl Bid At Stake

Bedlam arrives Saturday as the Oklahoma Sooners (13) head to Stillwater to face their rivals, the Oklahoma State Cowboys (3) in a game that has far more meaning than bragging rights in this football-crazed state. Since the Big 12 Conference no longer has 12 teams and as such no longer has a championship game, this year's Bedlam will determine who will go to the Fiesta Bowl.

There are still scenarios where the Cowboys could beat the Sooners in such a manner that they leap over Alabama (2) in the BCS rankings. That, however, seems as unlikely as LSU losing to Georgia in the SEC Championship Game or UCLA beating Oregon for the Pac-12 Title. 

The Cowboys are a three-point favorite in the game and will try to break a nine-game Bedlam losing streak. The Sooners, if they win, will return to the Fiesta Bowl where last year they beat UConn. Stanford is a near lock to be the opponent of best team in Oklahoma college football.

The Cowboys average 50 points per game behind Heisman candidate, QB Brandon Weeden and star WR Justin Blackmon. The Sooners are led by a quality passer, QB Landry Jones. According to their coach, the Sooners are approaching this game with the right mentality.

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“They know it’s a one-game season with the chance for the Big 12 championship,” Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said. “That’s where you want to be.”

The game kicks off at 8:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. MT on ABC.

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