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4-0, 1st in Big 12
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Forget style points; Week 4 was all about survival

Sam Darnold's downfield passing. Oklahoma's pass defense. Michigan's offense. It wasn't pretty for several top-10 teams. How worried should they be about their Week 4 performances?

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

After beating up Vanderbilt 59-0, Alabama has not only moved up to the No. 1 spot in FPI but it also has a 2.2-point edge over No. 2 team Ohio State. Though the Buckeyes and Sooners also won yesterday, neither were as impressive as the Crimson Tide.

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College Football Playoff picks after Week 4

Oklahoma State fell to TCU, and Penn State just survived against Iowa. One team that had no such trouble was Alabama, which solidified its grasp on the top spot, according to our experts.

Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer 

How insanely history-rich is Sooners football? Saturday marked OU's 14th consecutive win, but that's only the program's 7th longest win streak...and still 33(!) wins behind the record run of 47 straight set in 1953-57.

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Oklahoma wins slugfest against Baylor (1:03)
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Oklahoma fumble recovery seals the victory (0:38)
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OU separates from Baylor with rushing TD (0:27)
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Sooners regain the lead with passing TD (0:26)
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Turnover by OU gives Baylor momentum (0:36)
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Baylor opens the second half with a long passing TD (0:49)

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With two passing touchdowns in the first quarter, Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield extended his streak of games with two passing touchdowns to 17. That matches former Sooners star Sam Bradford for the Big 12 record.

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Baylor answers with long passing TD (0:27)
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OU's Lamb keeps eyes on the prize for big gain (0:36)
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99 yards! Adams runs the distance for TD (0:35)
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Baylor gets on the board with passing TD (0:19)

Heather Dinich ESPN Senior Writer 

The ideal CFP scenario for the Big 12 had been portrayed as a rematch of Bedlam in the league championship game, with one team undefeated and another with just one loss. It shouldn't matter, though, if it's Oklahoma State or TCU lining up against OU in the title game, as long as both teams are highly ranked by the selection committee and in the same scenario. TCU is hardly a stranger to the top four, it just didn't finish there in 2014. The Big 12 is still in good shape as far as the CFP is concerned, and Oklahoma State certainly isn't out of it with just one loss. It's going to need some help, though, to get back in it.

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Oklahoma connects for long passing TD (0:28)
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Oklahoma scores in less than a minute (0:23)
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Who wins bigger: Oklahoma or Clemson? (0:59)

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, on his public Instagram account Friday night: "Every time we play in somebody else's house, I try to get them to be as loud as possible... Solely so I can hear the difference when the clock hits zero. Conference play starts tomorrow. #TheKidIsInTown #BeatBaylor"

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Sooners, Bears open Big 12 play

Oklahoma (3-0) and Baylor (0-3) have split each of the last six meetings with the Sooners winning the last two. ESPN's FPI projects the Sooners to pick up the road win, however, the Bears have won their last three games against AP top-5 opponents.

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Trotter: This Is A Huge Deal For OU, The Big 12

Jake Trotter talks to Peter Burns, Matt Schick and Adam Rittenberg about what David Boren's retirement announcement means for the future of Oklahoma and the Big 12.

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Mayfield On the Chip On His Shoulder, Riley

Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield talks to Kirk Herbstreit and Ian Fitzsimmons about the chip he has on his shoulder, the Sooners' strong start, Lincoln Riley and more.

Team Stats

Passing Yards399.86th
Rushing Yards205.841st
Points For48.0Tied-5th
Points Against19.5Tied-35th

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