Bret Bielema

Week 4 Preview: Big 12 showdown; Hot seat watch in SEC

There is a sense of impending mayhem going into this weekend of college football.

Eleven ranked teams play road games against unranked foes, including six from the top 10. The odds are good that some touted playoff contender is going down.

Five things to know about Week 4, one with potential to reshape the trajectory of the season.


No. 16 TCU at No. 6 Oklahoma State.

The first big game of the season in the Big 12 could be a typically high-scoring affair. The Horned Frogs are averaging 56 points per game and TCU is averaging 49. Cowboys quarterback Mason Rudolph is leading an offense that has looked nearly unstoppable. Last week, Oklahoma...