Sooners might have looked ahead to Texas

DOWN GOES BAKER — Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, top, is tackled by an Iowa State defender during Saturday's Big 12 home opener at Owen Field. The Sooners were stunned by the Cyclones in OU's pre-Red River Rivalry showdown with Texas. PDN photo by Dave McKimmey
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NORMAN — As Sooner Nation gears up for the annual Red River Rivalry game against Texas on Saturday afternoon at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, many are wondering where did the Oklahoma Sooners team that planted a flag at Ohio State go? Fans looked on with disbelief Saturday afternoon at Gaylord Family Memorial Stadium as OU began to stumble in defeat to the unranked Iowa State Cyclones.