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Oklahoma Sooners Football vs. Western Carolina: Game Thread, How to Watch and Final Thoughts

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OU’s annual PPV game kicks off at 6 p.m. CT.

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After an inauspicious start and a narrow escape in last week’s opener with the Tulane Green Wave, the Oklahoma Sooners will look for a clean performance against a comically outmatched opponent — the Western Carolina Catamounts.

Time & TV: Saturday, Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. CT on PPV

PPV & Streaming Info: The game can be purchased through your TV provider or SoonerSports.tv for $54.99. If the stream is purchased, it can be streamed through multiple methods. Click here for the list of TV providers and available streaming options.

Commentary: Chad McKee, Chuck Long (yes, THAT Chuck Long) and Lesley McCaslin

Line: Oklahoma -50.5 (as of Saturday at 8 a.m. CT)

O/U: 65


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Jack’s Gambling Picks

Ohio State -14.5 vs. Oregon

Tulsa +11.5 at Oklahoma State

Texas A&M -17 at Colorado (Empower Field at Mile High in Denver)

TCU -11.5 vs. Cal

Iowa +4.5 at Iowa State

Texas -6.5 at Arkansas

Michigan -6.5 vs. Washington

BYU +7 vs. Utah


While fans usually like to look for takeaways following an individual game, the hope is that there are zero takeaways from this one. We’re looking for fewer penalties and no injuries. That’s it. If a “storyline” comes from this game, it will probably be negative, and I’d strongly prefer to enter Nebraska week with some positive energy. I guess I’d like to see Spencer Rattler step into his throws a bit more. If he’s being tentative against Western Carolina —which, by the way, is probably the worst FCS squad OU has faced in quite some time — I’ll be a little worried.

Anyway, if you’re tailgating today, stay in the shade. It’s gonna be a hot one. Honor Tom Herman’s memory and drink plenty of water.

Also, make sure to be in your seats early, because we’re getting a flyover.