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.
The Longhorns did not do well in their first road game of the year, falling to BYU, before winning in Ames over Iowa State and in Fort Worth over TCU. But they've never been to Morgantown before this week.
Baylor remained unbeaten after passing its first true test of the season by pounding Oklahoma in Waco while Oregon could not do the same, falling to Stanford for the second straight year. Will LSU be able to knock off Alabama in similar fashion?
Jaxon Shipley and Mike Davis working through injuries allowed Kendall Sanders and Marcus Johnson to get more reps in practices and games early this season, which led to Texas having a deeper receiving corps now.