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Monday afternoon the Big 12 Conference announced a couple changes to the Oklahoma football 2014 schedule.

The first of the two changes involves the Sooners trip to Tulsa that was previously scheduled for September 20th, but will now take place on September 6th. The second change involves OU’s trip to Morgantown for a game against West Virginia that was previously scheduled for September 27th, but will now be played on September 20th.

Perhaps the most significant impact of these changes is the fact OU will now have an off week (September 27th) prior to opening the Big 12 portion of their 2014 schedule.

Otherwise, Oklahoma’s schedule remains as it was previously which includes two dates — for games against Iowa State and Oklahoma State, respectively — that have yet to be finalized.

  • EasTex

    The open date is good news.

    The bad news is it’s still seven more long months until the season starts.

    At least we have youtube.

    • Sooner Ray

      Love, Love Love the DRILL!

      • Gladdman

        At least we have recruiting (for a couple more days) and then spring practice, but Lord, that wait from early April to September is a killer

        • Shelby is a Patriot

          Yup. Once the NFL draft is over it’s just a long, depressing, lack-of-football-period until september. 🙁

      • EasTex

        Me too!
        Whether it was the 4th and 1 against Bama, or the 4th and goal for the Pokes, that is the essence of the game.

        • Sooner Ray

          Oh yeah, I wish I could have seen some of Bud when he was coaching. I was raised with Fairbanks and when Switzer took over I was hooked for life!

          • EasTex

            Coach Fairbanks was a guest in our home and took our family to dinner. He recruited my oldest brother to be a QB at Houston. A kind man and a gentleman.

          • Sooner Ray

            Now THAT is a cool story!

          • EasTex

            Wrote a story about it.

          • Sooner Ray

            Great story. I had to watch the video also….awesome!….the OU/Tennessee Orange Bowl, what a game!

          • EasTex

            It was a good game and reminds me of the upcoming Vols series. Very soon the Vols are going to be tuff.

  • Sooner Ray

    I’ll take an open before 12 play. Can it just get here already!

  • Don Jackson

    The Big 12 portion of our schedule now starts on 20 Sep Against WVU. How can OU “now have an off week (September 27th) prior to opening the Big 12 portion of their 2014 schedule”? Let’s not give them any locker room material this early.

    • Sooner Ray

      I think you’re right. That open date would fall between WV and TCU.

  • beavmiester

    I think West Virginia and Tulsa just wanted to get through these beat downs as early as possible. Like pulling a bandaid off quickly.

  • BD

    This schedule sets us up favorably to go undefeated, and that’s almost assuredly the only way we’d make the playoffs. We only have 4 true road games this year (Tulsa and Red River Rivalry don’t count, IMO), and we get OSU, KSU, Tenn, and Baylor all at home. The two most difficult road games will be TT and TCU, but we at least have an extra week to prepare for TCU