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Mike Leach

Quarterback questions for contenders going into big games

The Big 12 championship could be decided by backup quarterbacks — as could a few other rivalry games this weekend.

Quarterback injuries are looming over several games and in many cases coaches tend to be coy about the status of their key players. Michigan State gave no clue that Connor Cook was not going to play against Ohio State until he didn't.

A look at the teams entering a critical week with quarterback questions.


Things seem to be looking up for Baker Mayfield, who went through concussion protocol after taking a shot to the head against TCU last Saturday.

Bob Stoops said he expects his star quarterback to play against No. 9...