James, you will see JUCOs getting D1 experience primarily on defense seeing the needs for experienced players are mostly there and possibly the offensive line. East Mississippi Community College’s Dakota Allen at linebacker will be ready to go. Defensive backs Vaughnte Dorsey, Jaylon Lane and Octavious Morgan will also be expected to make immediate impacts for the Red Raiders.
We haven't pulled off a real upset in a few years...which game this year gives us the best chance to get one?— Cooper Burnett (@cooptr34) August 23, 2017
First of all, Cooper, I want to give you a shoutout for bringing questions almost every week. It’s a struggle for me to try and answer this question because a few years ago “upset” meant one of the top three teams not 75% of the Big 12 we’re struggling to compete with - Kansas State. Tech is capable of beating Eastern WA, ASU, Houston, OSU, Kansas, West Virginia, Baylor, TCU, ISU and KSU. But in terms of a legit upset, I’m looking at OU or UT, even though UT is not what UT use to be. I get that. I would love to see Lincoln Riley get a taste of Kliff 2.0 and for shake and bake Mayfield to eat some serious turf. I don’t know if OU gives us the best chance of an upset, but it sure would be a great send off for Mayfield.
Arizona State 28 - 24
Houston 42 - 37
Kansas 49 - 24
Iowa State 28 - 24
Baylor 42 - 38