Big 12 Week 1 picks: Can West Virginia knock off Virginia Tech Hokies? – Big 12 Blog

Visit our college football PickCenter page for additional information on these games and many more. Here is our Week 1 Big 12 picks (all times ET):

Tulsa at No. 10 Oklahoma State, Thursday, 7:30 p.m. (FS1)

Oklahoma State 52, Tulsa 21: QB Mason Rudolph & Co. bust out of the gate putting up points, putting away rebuilding Tulsa by halftime. — Jake Trotter

Oklahoma State 48, Tulsa 24: The Cowboys have too much offensive firepower for the Golden Hurricane. Pokes will cruise. — Sam Khan

UTEP at No. 7 Oklahoma, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (Fox)

Oklahoma 50, UTEP 13: No Bob Stoops, no problem in a Week 1 tune-up for a trip to Ohio State. — Trotter

Oklahoma 63, UTEP 10: The Sooners are 20-0 all-time against teams from Conference USA. Lincoln Riley cruises to an easy debut victory to make it 21-0. — Khan

Maryland at No. 23 Texas, Saturday, noon (FS1)

Texas 28, Maryland 14: The Longhorns struggle early, but pull away late to give Tom Herman his first victory. — Trotter

Texas 42, Maryland 14: Herman wants a good first impression from his Texas team and he’ll get it. Longhorns cruise here. — Khan

No. 22 West Virginia vs. No. 21 Virginia Tech, Sunday, 7:30 p.m. (ABC/WatchESPN)

West Virginia 21, Virginia Tech 20: QB Will Grier shows why he’s the real deal and Tony Gibson’s defense makes enough stops to give the Mountaineers — and the Big 12 — a massive Week 1 victory. — Trotter

Virginia Tech 23, West Virginia 17: Bud Foster’s defense keeps Grier in check in a low-scoring affair. — Khan

Other games

Eastern Washington at Texas Tech, Saturday, 4 p.m.

Trotter: Texas Tech 42, Eastern Washington 34

Khan: Texas Tech 55, Eastern Washington 31

Liberty at Baylor, Saturday, 4 p.m. (FS2)

Trotter: Baylor 38, Liberty 3

Khan: Baylor 45, Liberty 3

Southeast Missouri State at Kansas, Saturday, 7 p.m. (ESPN3)

Trotter: Kansas 31, Southeast Missouri State 13

Khan: Kansas 34, Southeast Missouri State 10

Central Arkansas at No. 20 Kansas State, Saturday, 7:10 p.m. (ESPN3)

Trotter: Kansas State 38, Central Arkansas 3

Khan: Kansas State 35, Central Arkansas 13

Northern Iowa at Iowa State, Saturday, 8 p.m.

Trotter: Iowa State 31, Northern Iowa 20

Khan: Iowa State 34, Northern Iowa 17

Jackson State at TCU, Saturday, 8 p.m. (Fox)

Trotter: TCU 40, Jackson State 10

Khan: TCU 52, Jackson State 7


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