NORMAN, Okla. – The 18th-seeded Sooners have just taken a giant leap forward to secure a spot in the Big 12 Championship game next month. They crushed Bedlam Oklahoma State rival 41-13 on Saturday night at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.
And as it may suggest, they wasted no time embarking on this mission. The Sooners delivered 75 yards in six games in the game’s first practice, and the quarterback Spencer Rattler finished with a 9-yard touchdown for a 7-0 lead.
With a loud COVID crowd roaring, defensive end Ronnie perkins then hit the Oklahoma State quarterback Spencer sanders, who pulled one off for an intentional grounding in his first scrum play. That first drive lasted three times, and OU immediately got back to work.
This time, leaving behind 74 yards in six games, Rattler completed H-back Mikey Henderson, who crossed in the end zone without being touched. It was 14-0 not even halfway into the first quarter.
Then the defense proposed one of these tokens Alex grinch take away food. Linebacker RUSH David Ugwoegbu tipped the ball over the line of scrimmage, then rushed over and grabbed it for an interception.
OU quickly paid for this with another touchdown. Rattler shot a wide receiver According to Wease for a score of 9 yards.
At this point, the Sooners had scored 21 points, while the Cowboys had amassed a total of just two attacking yards.
But they were finally going to start a bit on their next trip. Moments after Perkins again rocked Sanders and injured him, forcing an emergency caller Shane Illingworth in the contest, the Sooners shot themselves in the foot, and the visitors took advantage.
Brendan Radley-Hiles Bonehead’s personal foul, leading to Illingworth’s 15-yard touchdown to receiver Logan Carter. He capped an 11-play, 75-yard streak.
The Sooners added a few field goals on their next two discs. First of all, kicker Gabe Brkic converted a 40-yard attempt. Then Brkic started with a 29-yard chip shot.
Oklahoma State then blocked with two field goals to close the lead to two touchdowns. Kicker Brady Pohl drilled 38 and 37 yards to complete the score in the first half.
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The score slowed down a bit from there. In fact, neither team added to the scoreboard in the third quarter.
The Sooners ended this trend early in the fourth quarter, however. When is it Lincoln riley dialed in a bit of magic, and it resulted in a 30 yard touchdown from Rattler to H-back Jérémie room.
After that, OU scored once again for good measure. Rattler hit Wease for the second time, the latter a 31-yard score.
The Sooners then put the finishing touches to the victory with a goal line. It had three incompletions, as well as a quarter bag.
Now, they will hit the road for the last time in a real away venue this season, taking on West Virginia in Morgantown next Saturday. The time of the game has not yet been announced, but will be on Sunday.
Skip: OR – Spencer Rattler (17 out of 24, 301, 4 DT); OSU – Spencer sanders (10 of 19, 97, 1 INT)
Rushing: OR – 44-191-1; OSU – 28-78; Main Rusher: OR – Rhamondre Stevenson (26-141); OSU – Chuba hubbard (8-44)
Reception: OR – 17-301-4; OSU – 15-168-1; Main receiver: OR – Marvin Mims (3-65); OSU – Tylan wallace (4-68)
Total Yards: OR – 492; OSU – 246
First stockings: OR – 23; OSU – 19
Penalties: OR – 7-87; OSU – 8-41
Turnover: OR – 0; OSU – 1
Possession time: OR – 34:52; OSU – 25:08