Gameplan: Preparing for the final stretch

There’s some potential for trouble in the postponement of Texas’ road trip to Lawrence to play the Jayhawks. Three different troubling scenarios now loom for the Longhorns. Scenario one sees Oklahoma beat Oklahoma State in Bedlam on Saturday night and then each win out, Texas beats Iowa State and Kansas State, and then all they have to do in order to enter a three-way tie atop the standings is go on the road the week before the Big 12 Championship Game and beat the Jayhawks.

Gameplan: Mike Gundy awaits…

Texas’ trip to Stillwater this weekend is going to be its toughest game of the season. There are a number of difficult games and opponents on the schedule, neither K-State nor Iowa State are a cakewalk for the Longhorns and the Sooners never have less talent as anyone, but Oklahoma State might be the best team in the league. Texas was unfortunate enough to draw them in Stillwater on Halloween night.

2020 Oklahoma State Football Preview

Texas plays its best opponent of the season on All Hallows Eve. Undefeated Oklahoma State is getting better on offense with a healthy Spencer Sanders returning and their depleted offensive line learning to cope, but they're currently undefeated and sitting in the driver's seat of the conference race due to the play of their defense. If Texas wants to get out of Stillwater with a win, Sam Ehlinger better put on a Superman cape for four quarters, or the Texas offensive coaches need to come up with a better offensive game plan against blitzing press-man coverage than the lazy efforts they've rolled out against the Cowboys' slack jawed cousins in Norman for the last two years.