Once again, Oklahoma enters a season as the consensus favorite to win the Big 12. The Sooners also harbor hopes of securing their second bid to the College Football Playoff in what will be its fourth year in existence.
The schedule puts plenty of roadblocks in their way this year. An away game at Ohio State looks like the marquee game on the slate. But don’t overlook road games against Kansas State and Oklahoma State, two of the top challengers for the Big 12 crown.
And there’s always that October game in the Cotton Bowl.
2017 Oklahoma Sooners Schedule
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— Written by Allen Kenney, who is part of the Athlon Contributor Network. Kenney is founder and editor of BlatantHomerism.com and host of the Blatant Homerism Podcast. Follow him on Twitter @BlatantHomerism.