College Football 2020: 5 (Potentially) Stupid Big 12 Predictions

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College Football 2020: 5 (Potentially) Stupid Big 12 Predictions

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College Football 2020: 5 (Potentially) Stupid Big 12 Predictions


2. Spencer Rattler will be great, but …

You’ll have to wait until 2021 before he wins the Heisman.

He’ll be fantastic, but give it a season before the real explosion happens.

Oklahoma was able to test out its starting quarterbacks under Lincoln Riley. The program let someone else get through the growing pain stage, and then it all went kaboom in the right system.

Baker Mayfield got his feet wet at Texas Tech, Kyler Murray was a huge recruit for Texas A&M, and Jalen Hurts was legendary at Alabama.

Now Oklahoma has its own developed recruit who’ll try to keep a historic run going.

Spencer Rattler was a superstar get in the 2019 class, brought in with the mobility along with the high-powered passing skills to be the perfect fit for the attack. He had to wait his turn last year when Hurts came in, he still has to hold off Tanner Mordecai …

And he has to match all-time greatness.

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No pressure or anything, Spencer – or Tanner – but all you have to do is this …

Hit 70% of your passes for 4,280 yards and 39 touchdowns with seven picks, and run for 870 yards and 12 touchdowns. That’s the average of what Baker Mayfield, Kyler Murray and Jalen Hurts did over the last three season.

And win the Big 12 Championship.

And go to the College Football Playoff.

So in keeping with the (potentially) stupid predictions theme here, expect the Sooners to get another great statistical season out of its quarterback, but …

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