Former South Carolina running back Kenny Miles shot himself in the arm earlier this month, Florida may not have its starting quarterback available this week while Nebraska won't have its starting quarterback available again this year and Baylor's Art Briles earned himself a contract extension through 2023.
Texas' last six opponents have won as many games as its next three — 23. The Longhorns face three tough opponents to close the regular season but, if their six-game winning streak is any indication, they're up for the challenge.
Texas needs to limit the big plays against Oklahoma State or it could find itself in a shootout and that's a sitaution the Longhorns don't want to be in with the Cowboys' high-powered offense coming to town.
Malcolm Brown and Joe Bergeron were the thunder to Johnathan Gray's lightning. But, with Gray sidelined for the rest of the year, how will Texas' offense function? After all, there can't be any thunder without lightning.
Baylor's Bryce Petty helped his Heisman cause with a five-touchdown effort in a win over Oklahoma on Thursday night while Oregon's loss to Stanford minutes later allowed Florida State freshman Jameis Winston to overtake Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota as the current favorite to win the Heisman Trophy.