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Big 12 Conference

Oklahoma QB Mayfield expected to play vs Oklahoma St

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops says quarterback Baker Mayfield is expected to play Saturday against Oklahoma State after sustaining a concussion a week ago.

Mayfield took a helmet-to-helmet hit from TCU linebacker Ty Summers early in the second quarter of a 30-29 win last Saturday. The Heisman hopeful finished the quarter, but didn't play in the second half after acknowledging he had a headache.

Mayfield passed the concussion protocol a day after being hit, and Stoops said in a statement Friday that Mayfield has practiced all week.

Having Mayfield available is critical for the Sooners. Fifth-ranked Oklahoma (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) can clinch the Big 12 conference title with a...