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Oklahoma has scored 60-plus seven times vs. AP-ranked teams; All have come under Stoops

by Jason Kersey Published: October 14, 2012
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops and his team pose for a team photo after beating Texas 63-21 on Saturday in Dallas. PHOTO BY BRYAN TERRY, THE OKLAHOMAN
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops and his team pose for a team photo after beating Texas 63-21 on Saturday in Dallas. PHOTO BY BRYAN TERRY, THE OKLAHOMAN
DALLAS — With Saturday’s 63-21 rout of Texas, Oklahoma has now scored 60 or more points in games against AP-ranked opponents seven times, which is the most times in college football history.

Nebraska is second on that list with four 60-plus points games against AP Top 25 teams.

Three of OU’s games in this category (2000, 2003 and 2012) have come against Texas, which has given up 60 or more points as an AP-ranked teams four times.

All seven of these games for Oklahoma have come in the Bob Stoops era. Here’s a list of them:

2000 vs. Texas (63-14)
2002 vs. Texas Tech (60-15)
2003 vs. Texas (65-13)
2008 vs. Texas Tech (65-21)
2008 vs. Oklahoma State (61-41)
2008 vs. Missouri (62-21)
2012 vs. Texas (63-21)

This is all according to FootballGeography.com, run by Andrew McKillop. He runs a pretty neat website, which is dedicated to analyzing the links between football and geography.

by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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