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No. 2 Oklahoma stakes playoff spot, 41-17 over No. 10 TCU

ARLINGTON, Texas — Baker Mayfield and No. 2 Oklahoma were happy to have another game, even with the potential consequences. The Sooners definitely left no question about whether they will be in the playoff.

Heisman Trophy front-runner Mayfield threw four touchdowns and the Sooners staked their playoff spot with a 41-17 win over No. 10 TCU in the return of the Big 12 championship game Saturday.

"The reason I came back was to play for a national title," Mayfield said. "The most exciting thing about today is we control our destiny. That's all out in front of us."

With their record 11th Big 12 title, the Sooners (12-1, No. 3 CFP) are a lock to be in...

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