Despite a potential for some difficult road matchups, our Big 12 writers predict that both the Sooners and Cowboys will come out ahead.
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Take a look back at the best performances of Week 7 in the Big 12 and look ahead to Week 8.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury, on what would've happened if he'd doubled as a QB/LB in college like Iowa State's Joel Lanning: "I would have been a fraternity guy. Because it wouldn't have happened."
West Virginia's come-from-behind win over Texas Tech moved the Mountaineers up to No. 4 in the Big 12 power rankings and kept them in the title hunt.
Mountaineers adjust, put clamps on Tech passing
After Nic Simonek had a big first half, West Virginia held Texas Tech's QB to only 71 pass yards and no touchdowns in the second half. The Mountaineers rallied for a 46-35 win.
Will Grier threw four of his five touchdown passes in the second half and West Virginia overcame an 18-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat No. 24 Texas Tech 46-35 on Saturday.
FPI gives slight edge to Texas Tech
Texas Tech has lost three straight games against West Virginia -- including last year's 48-17 thumping -- but the Red Raiders are hot and ranked for the first time since 2013. With last week's loss to TCU, West Virginia has now lost nine straight games vs AP-ranked opponents and is 1-11 in such games since 2014 (Noon ET, ESPNU/ESPN App).
Our Big 12 writers are divided on who will win when Texas and Oklahoma split the Cotton Bowl.
The Red Raiders' typically fast and energetic offense is at its best when Keke Coutee is wreaking havoc downfield, as seen last Saturday at Kansas.
Texas Tech is ranked for the first time since 2013, but will travel to West Virginia this week as an underdog. FPI isn't so sure about that, and counts reeling North Carolina against surprising Virginia among its other quarrels with this week's lines.
Maybe not the Longhorns, but the state in general has remembered how to play football. Through six weeks, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, SMU, Texas Tech, Houston, North Texas and UT San Antonio all have winning records.
Take a look back at the best performances of Week 6 in the Big 12 and look ahead to Week 7.