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ESPN: Midseason report: Oklahoma

Oklahoma Sooners

Record: 5-0 (2-0 Big 12)

Oklahoma entered 2011 as national title contenders and the prohibitive favorite for the crown. So far, the Sooners have been as advertised, even if their ranking has suffered. Tougher early schedules and impressive showings have pushed LSU and Alabama ahead of Oklahoma in the AP Poll, but the Sooners earned some early-season respect with a win against Florida State on a rowdy night in Tallahassee, and injured FSU quarterback E.J. Manuel in the process. The Sooners erased an early 14-3 deficit to Missouri and beat the Tigers by double digits two weeks before ...

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