The Oklahoman transforms CFB into ‘Star Wars’

With the FCS premiering its season yesterday in an upset by the Montana Grizzlies against North Dakota State, this upcoming Thursday features a four-game slate (North Carolina/South Carolina, Georgia Tech/Alcorn State, TCU/Minnesota, UTSA/Arizona) to kickoff the FBS season. And fans are not alone in celebrating the hiatus of college football.

The Oklahoman took to creative measures in impairing a visual aid to help ring in college football’s new year by re-mastering teams in a Star Wars edition layout.

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Sunday’s release of the Oklahoma-based publication brought up a new hope for Oklahoma State as Mason Rudolph overcomes his freshman slump (853 yards, 6 TD, 4 INT) to steer the Cowboys into newer light.

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Oklahoma’s O.C. Lincoln Riley, also known as the Jedi to The Oklahoman, will peer into this season, being the main communication line with former Oklahoma State field general, Baker Mayfield.

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The evil fighting force in the Big 12 will be in the hands of Storm Troopers, Gary Patterson and his assistant, Sonny Cumbie.

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And disguising the programs of Alabama and Ohio State as ’empires,’ both look to capitalize on the preseason AP rankings, while manufacturing two of the top recruiting classes for 2016.

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