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ESPN Names The Most "Important" Game Left On Oklahoma's Schedule

A closeup of Lincoln Riley wearing an Oklahoma Sooners visor.

NORMAN, OK - NOVEMBER 25: Head Coach Lincoln Riley of Oklahoma Sooners during warm ups before the game against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma defeated West Virginia 59-31. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

The Oklahoma Sooners have looked very impressive through three games, as Kyler Murray is nearly replicating Baker Mayfield's success from last season. However, the top team in the Big 12 will face a huge test toward the end of the year.

Over the first three weeks, the Sooners have relied on incredible offensive performances from Murray, who might just be the early frontrunner for the Heisman Trophy.

Well, Murray could find himself in a shootout with Will Grier, as the Sooners travel to West Virginia to end the regular season. According to ESPN, Oklahoma's season finale is the most important game on their schedule.

College football writer Jake Trotter believes the Mountaineers provide a tough test, but a golden opportunity to make a statement.

TCU has usually been a tough out. And Bedlam could be huge yet again. But a Black Friday trip to West Virginia could provide the Sooners with a prime opportunity to make a late impression on the CFP selection committee -- and could be the game that punches OU's ticket to the Big 12 championship

Oklahoma is currently the No. 5 team in the country. Last week, Lincoln Riley's squad passed an early test, defeating Iowa State on the road.

West Virginia will host Oklahoma on Nov. 23, which could have major ramifications for the College Football Playoff.