2012 brings another tough schedule for the Oklahoma Sooners. With Big 12 newcomers West Virginia and TCU added to the mix, OU will have to earn every piece of a potential eighth conference championship under Bob Stoops.
For returning senior Landry Jones and the other 17 returning starters, staying in the national championship picture will require a consistently high level of play in a conference that features several teams with legitimate chances to win the Big 12 and earn the coveted automatic BCS berth.
With the annual Red River Rivalry clash, a Bedlam game in Norman and a non-conference bout with a tradition-rich program, Sooner fans will see plenty of good football in 2012.
Here are the top six must-win games for OU this upcoming season.