first_imgWest Virginia fans take in a big home game in MorgantownYouTubeWeek 6 of the college football season provided one of the season’s best games. Then-No. 19 Texas held a three-touchdown lead in the fourth quarter against then-No. 7 Oklahoma when Kyler Murray took over and tied the game at 45. Texas fought back, though and walked out with a 48-45 win.Following the Week 6 slate of games, ESPN updated its Football Power Index – a computer model that measures overall team strength. Alabama remains a heavy favorite in every poll and metric after finally finding an elite quarterback in Tua Tagovailoa.While updating its FPI, ESPN’s computer model also projects win/loss, percentage chance to win a team’s respective conference, and strength of schedule.According to ESPN’s FPI, here are the 10 hardest schedules for the rest of the season.RutgersBaylorWVUOklahoma StateFlorida StateKansasPittIndianaGeorgiaOregon StateYou can see the full results here.West Virginia is the Big 12’s best hope to make the College Football Playoff, statistically, though the road doesn’t get any easier from here. The Mountaineers still have Texas, TCU, Oklahoma State, and Oklahoma on the schedule to close the season.Stay tuned.last_img read more

first_img Jalen Hurts was the last #Sooners player off the practice field today on the first day of practice— Ryan Aber (@ryaber) August 3, 2019Two #Sooners post-practice notes:• Tre Norwood was seen on crutches. Not a good sign. Lincoln Riley wasn’t available to comment. He’ll speak to reporters Friday.• Jalen Hurts was last to leave practice field again. Has been the case each practice media’s been at this camp— Tyler Palmateer (@Tpalmateer83) August 7, 2019Jalen Hurts was the last one on the field after practice last night. Music to @OUBarstool’s ears. (via @GeorgeStoia)— Comeback SZN (@ComebackSZNshow) August 7, 2019Jalen Hurts the last one on the field tonight.— George Stoia III (@GeorgeStoia) August 7, 2019Hurts started for Alabama for his first two seasons, but got benched at halftime of the national championship game against Georgia during his sophomore campaign. Tua Tagovailoa assumed the starting role for the 2018 season.It’s assumed that Hurts will be Oklahoma’s starter when the season begins, but head coach Lincoln Riley has yet to make it official.Regardless, it appears that Hurts is all-in on earning the role. The Sooners open with Houston on September 1. former alabama quarterback jalen hurtsTUSCALOOSA, AL – SEPTEMBER 29: Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide walks the field between quarters against the Louisiana Ragin Cajuns at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 29, 2018 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts brings a winning pedigree to his new program, but he’s still going to have to earn the respect of his Sooners teammates. It looks like he’s doing a pretty solid job of that so far.According to a number of reporters who cover the Sooners, Hurts has been the last player on the field at every practice thus far.Hurts, who played at Alabama for three seasons before transferring this past offseason, appears to be trying to get on the same page as his new receivers as the season gets closer and closer.Check it out:last_img read more