Week 8 Snapshot: No. 6 Texas at enigmatic OK State

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Sam Ehlinger is expected to start as Texas takes on Oklahoma State in a crucial Big 12 road test (Photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas travels to play the ‘Pokes’ Saturday with a whole lot at stake.

The No. 6 Longhorns (6-1, 4-0 in Big 12 Conference play) will take on Oklahoma State (4-4, 1-3 in Big 12) in a crucial conference clash at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla. with a chance at a seventh straight win. The game takes on added significance as Texas comes off a bye trying not to have a let down, especially with a huge showdown against No. 13 West Virginia looming in Week 9.

Kickoff is at 7 p.m. on ABC. Here are a few things to watch for Saturday:

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Steve Habel

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .

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