Fact or Fiction: Texas will upset Oklahoma this weekend
In today’s Fact or Fiction national columnist Mike Farrell looks at three big recent topics in college football and decides whether each statement is indeed FACT or if it’s FICTION.
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1. Texas will upset Oklahoma this weekend.
Farrell’s take: FACT. The Oklahoma offensive line is bad and the Sooners can’t run the football or protect Spencer Rattler. And the Texas offense is coming alive, so I see this as a high-scoring game with Rattler falling short of leading a fourth-quarter comeback.
2. Ed Orgeron loses his job after this weekend.
Farrell’s take: FICTION. Believe it or not there has been chatter than if Orgeron loses to Kentucky this weekend he could be gone — which is ridiculous. I actually think LSU rallies around its coach and wins this game outright, but even with a loss he won’t be fired midseason.
3. Michigan will remain undefeated this weekend.
Farrell’s take: FACT. The small line in the Michigan-Nebraska game indicates it should be closer than many expect. The Huskers are playing better football all around, but I don’t think this is the week Michigan falls. The Wolverines will lose more than a couple games this season, but the rushing attack will be too much for a solid Nebraska defense and the Wolverines will pull out at squeaker.