During the first quarter of Oklahoma’s game against Notre Dame, Ikard fumbled the snap. It was a play that Ikard later referred to as one that “killed the drive.”
“We changed the play and there was miscommunication between myself and Landry,” Ikard said. “I snapped it when I normally snap it, and nothing good came from that.”
On Monday, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops commented on the fumbled snap, saying the loudness and excitement factored into the issue.
“Gabe couldn’t hear it and thought (Landry) was asking for the ball,” Stoops said. “Because of the clock, he as very forceful saying it so it would be clear. And then we could’ve made the check.
“It hadn’t happened all year. That’s just part of settling in in a game like that …”