Stoops said teams are not rewarded for playing tougher opponents. In some cases that means teams that beat others remain ranked lower in the polls, so the incentive is to schedule easier opponents. See more of this story here.
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Oklahoma at Iowa State
Time TBA Ames, Iowa
November 1, 2014
Iowa State (2-5; 0-4 Big 12) has wins over Iowa and Toledo. They lost to Kansas State by only 4 points.
Oklahoma is 71-5-2 against Iowa State. The Sooners defeated the Cyclones 48-10 in Norman last year.
Coach: Paul Rhoads. Rhoads is 0-4 against the Stoops-coached Sooners.
The Cyclones are 53rd nationally in passing. They are 108th in scoring defense. WR Allen Lazard is their leading receiver, with 29 receptions for 392 yards.
Famous Iowa State alums: George Washington Carver, Dan Gable, and Pete Carroll.
What you may not know: The streets on Iowa State's campus were paved in 1913.
Current Pick ‘em Standings
Here are the Pick 'em standings after week 9:
Player Last week's Wins-Losses-Points Season Wins-Losses-Points
Mike P 8-0 9 pts; 44-26 53 pts
Jack 6-2 7 pts; 46-24 50 pts
Roger 7-1 8 pts; 45-25 50 pts
Rick 8-0 9 pts; 44-26 49 pts
Gerald 6-2 7 pts; 41-29 49 pts
Noah 5-3 6 pts; 42-28 48 pts
Brenna 4-4 5 pts; 40-30 44 pts
BW 4-4 5 pt; 37-33 40 pts
Highlights of OU's loss to TCU
The jumbotron video as seen in the stadium.
Gameday Twitter Posts
- A truth: The chance of fumble increases exponentially for each second a defensive back carries the ball after an interception. #FSUvsLOU 20 hours ago
- RT @samikard: If you rush the field for beating a team you're ranked higher than, the win should be stricken from the record books. Oct 26, 2014
- Why all the empty seats in Stillwater? #OKSTvsWVU Oct 25, 2014