Kickoff on the Corner

An OU fan cheers during Kickoff on the Corner, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, on Campus Corner. (Kyle Phillips / The Transcript)

Sixth-ranked Oklahoma's Big 12 home opener against Texas Tech begins a nine-game journey for the Sooners as they try for a fifth consecutive conference title. 

Here's all you need to know about the game, including every OU football story The Transcript published this week. 

Gameday

Texas Tech at Oklahoma

When: 11 a.m, Saturday

Place: Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium

Line: OU (-27)

Records/rankings: Texas Tech (2-1); No. 6 OU (3-0)

TV: FOX

Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7

Weather at kickoff: 81 degrees, partly sunny

Weather in the 4th quarter: 81 degrees, 40 percent chance of storms 

In the news

It's been the story of the week: Will Trejan Bridges make a move to safety? 

DE Kenneth Mann is expected to return today

With Big 12 play beginning, Clay Horning puts OU's conference title streak into context

Another from Clay: The ice on Jalen Hurts is beginning to melt (some)

A two-minute look at OU-Texas Tech

Baptism by fire? Texas Tech is Alex Grinch's first test in his debut as a Big 12 defensive coordinator

• Comparing Oklahoma and Texas Tech's offense, defense, special teams

A Q&A with cornerback Parnell Motley, who fully admits he's in something of a "contract year"

Redshirts, transfer portal entries: The four-game mark is approaching

A look at Erik Swenson, who was once dropped by Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh late in the recruiting process

CeeDee Lamb has 11 targets through the first three games. And that's OK with him

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