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The One Year Turnaround

Things quickly turnaround since the last time Oklahoma State and Baylor played each other

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Last year, Oklahoma State entered the Baylor game with a four-game losing streak, two injured quarterbacks (J.W. Walsh and Daxx Garman) and looking for another win to be bowl eligible. All of this despite starting 5-1. However Baylor entered the game with a potential to win the Big 12 and be in the playoffs with one of the top quarterbacks in the country, Bryce Petty. Oklahoma State left Waco with their fifth straight lost that night, but they found a new quarterback and that's when everything changed.

Since, the Cowboys haven't lost. Beating Oklahoma at Norman, winning the bowl game and now the Pokes are in the midst of a 12-game win streak with a possibility to be in the college football playoff. However, Baylor is now in danger of their playoff hopes going down the drain after last week's lost to Oklahoma, but with the slimmer of hope to win the conference.

This Saturday will be a different story as both teams collide with a top 10 ranking, high power offenses and all eyes across the country on Stillwater this week and next. This will be a November to remember when the Big 12 championship runs through Stillwater.

There's also the fact that after a year, Mike Gundy has gone from rumors of him not wanting to be in Stillwater to this: