Kevin Jeffers is a newsroom contributor for SB Nation. He is an avid reader, writer, Atlanta sports fan (RIP Thrashers), Hyrule savior, indie music fan, Matt Ryan apologist, Simpsons quoter, Apple snob and Jason Heyward altar worshiper. He also grew up in Alabama while somehow never uttering the phrases Roll Tide or War Eagle with sincerity.
The Dallas Cowboys are No. 16 in the latest SB Nation NFL Power Rankings.
Coming off a big win over Kansas State, Baylor is a 2-point favorite over Texas Tech this weekend.
The Texas Longhorns have opened as an 8 1/2-point favorite over the TCU Horned Frogs.
The Baylor Bears take on a Boston College team picked by many to finish last in the ACC.
Quarterback Garrett Gilbert and the SMU Mustangs face a must-win game against Rice on the road this weekend.
Head coach Jason Garrett is trying to make sure his defense stops jumping offsides this week in practice.
The Cowboys' Week 11 opponent gives them a chance to build on a big win over the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Rangers tried to get shortstop Andrelton Simmons from the Braves to flip back to Arizona for Justin Upton over the weekend, but Atlanta wouldn't budge.
Kenyon Coleman is out for the season, leaving the Cowboys to scramble to replace the starting defensive end.