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GAMES OF THE WEEK
GENE MENEZ
October 10, 2011
Here are the teams and themes to keep an eye on in Week 6
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October 10, 2011

Games Of The Week

Here are the teams and themes to keep an eye on in Week 6

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NO. 3 OKLAHOMA VS. NO. 11 TEXAS (IN DALLAS)

What we've learned about the Sooners

They start slow but finish fast. In the last two weeks (wins over Missouri and Ball State), Oklahoma has not taken off until the second quarter, when it has outscored its opponents 42--3.

What we've learned about the Longhorns

Coordinator Manny Diaz's aggressive defense is good enough to upset the Sooners. The unit ranks 12th in points allowed (14.8) and has forced seven turnovers in its last two games.

What it will mean on Saturday

If Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones can avoid interceptions—which he's had trouble doing away from Norman—he'll make just enough plays against Texas's young cornerbacks for a close win.

NO. 17 FLORIDA AT NO. 1 LSU

What we've learned about the Gators

They're not back yet, as last Saturday's beatdown by Alabama proved. And the offense will be Tiger bait playing without quarterback John Brantley, who injured his right leg in the loss.

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