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Oklahoma-Western Carolina: Three Keys to the Game

Oklahoma-Western Carolina: Three Keys to the Game

By John E. Hoover

There aren’t a lot of X’s and O’s to be broken down when Oklahoma, ranked No. 4 in the FBS, takes on Western Carolina, a team on the rebound in the FCS.

The Sooners are a 46.5-point favorite and in five games vs. Division I-AA opponents since 1999, the average score is 58-6.

So here are three important elements of Saturday’s game:

 

For the complete article, please visit https://www.si.com/college/oklahoma/football/oklahoma-western-carolina-three-keys-to-the-game.

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Ryan Chapman covers Oklahoma Athletics and the Oklahoma City Thunder for 107.7 The Franchise since 2019. In December of 2020, Chapman was named the Deputy Editor of Sports Illustrated Sooners, and he also is a contributor for Sports Illustrated Thunder. Chapman has previously worked for OCCC's Student Newspaper, The Pioneer, where Chapman covered the Oklahoma City Energy, the Oklahoma City Dodgers, Oklahoma Athletics and the Oklahoma City Thunder. During his time with The Pioneer, Chapman served as the Sports Editor as well as the Editor-in-Chief. Follow Ryan on Twitter @_RyanChapman.

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