Paul Finebaum Makes Prediction For Oklahoma-Texas

first_img “I’m not giving Texas really any chance in this game.”—@finebaum is going Oklahoma all the way this weekend. pic.twitter.com/nPg5oYqHIj— Get Up (@GetUpESPN) October 9, 2019[Related Article:Texas Safety Issues Warning To Oklahoma QB Jalen Hurts]A graduate transfer from Alabama, Hurts has established himself as a Heisman Trophy candidate through five games with the Sooners. He’s completing 75% of his passes, throwing for 1,523 yards and 14 touchdowns.On the ground, Hurts has rushed for 499 yards and seven more scores. This Oklahoma roster has talent all around, but everything starts with the guy taking the snaps.Oklahoma-Texas will kick off at noon ET on Saturday from the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. Texas won last year’s regular season meeting before OU got revenge in the Big 12 Championship Game.The game will be televised on FOX. An extreme closeup of ESPN's Paul Finebaum.ARLINGTON, TX – DECEMBER 31: TV/radio personality Paul Finebaum of the SEC Network speaks on air before the Goodyear Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium on December 31, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)Oklahoma and Texas will meet on Saturday in the Red River Showdown. The winner will automatically assume the position of Big 12 title favorite.The Sooners are ranked sixth in the AP poll, while Texas is 11th. Despite the fact it is a rivalry matchup featuring two highly-ranked teams, Vegas has installed Oklahoma as a double-digit favorite.Appearing on Get Up! this morning, ESPN’s Paul Finebaum agreed with the oddsmakers. He’s predicting an OU blowout, thanks to quarterback Jalen Hurts.“I don’t think the Texas defense is going to be able to stop him [Hurts], especially in the secondary,” Finebaum said. “They were exposed badly [against LSU’s Joe Burrow]…I’m not giving Texas really any chance in this game.”last_img

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