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Oklahoma Sooners Football: Big 12 releases revised 2020 schedule

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Oklahoma will still play Texas on the second Saturday of October.

NCAA Football: Big 12 Championship-Texas vs Oklahoma Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Following news that that Big 12 Conference intends to move forward with fall football, a revised conference schedule has been released. The 2020 schedule for the Oklahoma Sooners has now been finalized.

2020 Oklahoma Football Schedule:

  • Sept. 12: Missouri State
  • Sept. 26: Kansas State
  • Oct. 3: at Iowa State
  • Oct. 10: vs. Texas (Cotton Bowl in Dallas)
  • Oct. 24: at TCU
  • Oct. 31: at Texas Tech
  • Nov. 7: Kansas
  • Nov. 21: Oklahoma State
  • Nov. 28: at West Virginia
  • Dec. 5: Baylor

A few quick observations:

  • While much of Big 12 schedule’s order has been shuffled around, OU-Texas will still be played on the second Saturday of October as God intended. Also, despite the closing of the State Fair of Texas, the game will still be played at the Cotton Bowl. I’ll be on my couch at 8 a.m. with a beer and two corndogs, and I hope you’ll join me in solidarity.
  • The front half of the schedule is going to be a doozy. Playing Chris Klieman’s K-State team right out of the gate isn’t going to be much fun, and the Sooners then have to face Iowa State, Texas and TCU in consecutive games.
  • Early November offers a bit of a reprieve from the grind of this schedule, as a Nov. 7 date against Kansas and a Nov. 14 bye will give the OU ample time to prepare for the Nov. 21 Bedlam matchup. OU will also have 20 consecutive days without travel prior to the home game against OSU, which is also nice.