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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Oklahoma QB Caleb Williams inches into Heisman conversation

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Plus: Big hoops commitment drops today

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Inch by inch since he took over for once Heisman Trophy hopeful Spencer Rattler, Oklahoma Sooners true freshman quarterback Caleb Williams has worked his way into the college football MVP conversation. It’ll require something of a moonshot for Williams to land the honor once the season’s in the bag, especially with the likes of Michigan State Spartans running back Kenneth Walker performing like he is, but it’s in the realm of possibility.

Here’s one example of why that is:

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Former Texas assistant Traylor building a winner at UTSA

Austin American-Statesman: Bohls, Golden: Just how good is Oklahoma State? Well, not top-10 good

247Sports: Morning Brew: Game at Baylor, seen as ho-hum before the season, now has big implications for Texas

247Sports: Pick Six: What I want to see from Texas coming out of the bye

Inside Texas: 2021 Texas Longhorns midseason awards

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

Casey Thompson will remain the Texas starting QB moving forward

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

247Sports: The Stampede: The latest from Louisiana

247Sports: 247Sports Crystal Ball Forecast: Top247 recruit to Texas

247Sports: Texas offers young pair of offensive linemen from SoCal power St. John Bosco

247Sports: Five-star safety Jacoby Mathews details Texas visit and busy recruitment

247Sports: Texas offer stands out to 2023 DL Kyran Bourda

Inside Texas: Four Texas Longhorns recruiting notes and nuggets

Inside Texas: Recruiting notes on Texas targets in Utah

Inside Texas: Humidor: Scrimmage notes, coaches on the road, decision looming for top-40 hoops prospect

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Dallas Morning News: For Big 12 teams, the conference championship race has become a four-way sprint

Our Daily Bears: The Big 12 is there for Baylor’s taking. It starts with beating Texas.

Our Daily Bears: The similarities and differences with the 2019 season

Viva the Matadors: Kirby Hocutt has an opportunity to unify the fan base immediately

Viva the Matadors: It’s official: The Wells has run out of water

Viva the Matadors: Texas Tech football gives fans hope then takes it all away

Frogs O’ War: MMQB: Frogs down bad

Frogs O’ War: Quick Thoughts: WVU 29, TCU football 17

Crimson and Cream Machine: Recap: OU escapes with a 35-23 win over Kansas

Cowboys Ride For Free: Gundy gets new five year contract

The Smoking Musket: What I think after West Virginia saves its season (for now)

The Smoking Musket: West Virginia grinds out first road win since 2019, tops TCU in Fort Worth

Wide Right & Natty Lite: Iowa State upsets No. 8 Oklahoma State

Bring On The Cats: FINAL: Kansas State 25, Texas Tech 24

Rock Chalk Talk: The promising Devin Neal

WHAT WE’RE READING

SB Nation: The fan who gave back Tom Brady’s 600th touchdown ball made a huge mistake

SB Nation: Carmelo Anthony sparks Lakers to first win of the season against Grizzlies

SB Nation: Ja’Marr Chase makes more NFL history after burning Ravens for 82-yard TD

NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND

  • Five-star forward Dillon Mitchell is making his commitment decision today.