Rapid reaction: Oklahoma dominates Texas 63-21 in Red River Rout
By Anthony Slater – Aslater@opubco.com – @anthonyVslater
Oklahoma beat Texas 56-15 in Dallas on Saturday. Here’s some rapid reaction:
It was over when…
Everyone realized Texas’ overrated defense couldn’t tackle Blake Bell…or Damien Williams…or basically any other Sooner. Oklahoma ran through and passed over the Longhorns with ease, scoring five first half touchdowns en route to a rout.
Storyline – OU running game
Fifty-one carries for 353 yards and six touchdowns for OU’s rushing attack on Saturday. It was dominant and, at times, comically easy. Sooner backs had wide open lanes into the secondary and, once there, were able to bust through half-hearted arm tackles. Damien Williams led the way with
Star of the game – Mike Stoops
An incredible all-around defensive performance from the Sooners. They were active and aggressive throughout, making life miserable for UT quarterback David Ash, who threw two picks and lost a fumble. Texas had three first downs and no offensive points in the first half. Anything after that didn’t matter, the game was out of hand. If Stoops’ crew can consistently play this kind of defense, dominating the game and coming up with big plays, OU’s got a chance to make some national noise.
Message Sent Successfully
Be Sure to Check Out Our Top Headlines
Back to share with a friend form.
Add More Recipients