Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 11/6/14

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - OCTOBER 03: Quarterback Landry Jones #12 of the Oklahoma Sooners scrambles away from linebacker Allen Bailey #57 of the Miami Hurricanes at Land Shark Stadium on October 3, 2009 in Miami Gardens, Florida. Miami defeated Oklahoma 21-20. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
NORMAN, Okla It took two weeks and one game, but Oklahoma went from flawed to fixed. Right? Right? I mean, the house is on fire after a loss and ring-sizing parties are thrown after wins. The only thing judged faster than college football teams are guys on first dates. The truth is, the Sooners, at 3-1, lost at the wrong time and won at the right time. They have issues, but 2012 isn't lost, either. And this week, it's the Cotton Bowl, the Longhorns and a chance to establish an identity. Fixed or flawed? More answers are on the way. "Each year is different and players are different," offensive coordinator Josh Heupel said. "You can't pay attention to outside distractions. You know who and what you are as a team. If you pay attention to outside influences that don't have a ton of understanding of what's going, aren't there every day and don't watch the tape, you set yourself up for failure. Just go about your business and go to work." Up until last week's Texas Tech win, no one ...
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