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Overnight Ratings: Baylor Upset Helps Fox To Highest-Rated CFB Game Of Season

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Fox earned a 2.9 overnight rating on Saturday for Baylor's 45-35 win over previously undefeated Oklahoma State, marking the net's highest-rated college game of the season. Saturday night's game also marked the third highest-rated college matchup of the day across all networks, trailing a 7.0 for Mi...

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