This Year’s Bedlam Has Undeniable 2014 Parallels, But Here’s Why it’s Different

The lead-up to Bedlam 2018 is a lot like the lead-up to Bedlam 2014 in many ways.

That team, though expectations were unfairly inflated by pushing Florida State to the brink in the season-opener, was a train-wreck against quality conference competition (exacerbated by the season-ending injury to J.W. Walsh.) It improved to 5-1 following its 6-point loss to the Seminoles against middling Big 12 foes, then promptly nosedived into irrelevance