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Landry Jones said this team is much better than the one that played K-State in September

by Stephanie Kuzydym Published: November 27, 2012
Oklahoma State's Cooper Bassett (80) pressures Oklahoma's Landry Jones (12) during the 2012 Bedlam college football game. OU won 51-48 in overtime. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma State's Cooper Bassett (80) pressures Oklahoma's Landry Jones (12) during the 2012 Bedlam college football game. OU won 51-48 in overtime. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Two months and two days after Oklahoma suffered its first loss of the season at Owen Field to Kansas State, the Sooners pushed their Bedlam game to overtime for the first time in rivalry history.

That night, for the third time in his career, Landry Jones threw had a 500-yard passing game. He also led the Sooners to a second-straight comeback victory.

After that Kansas State loss, the blame fell onto the starting quarterback. After the Bedlam victory, the praise fell on, among many, the quarterback.

The change isn’t just in the quarterback alone. Jones said this team is just overall a better team than the one that played in September.

A lot better, for sure.” Jones said. “I think our confidence is higher just as an offense realizing what we can do as an offensive team.”

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by Stephanie Kuzydym
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Stephanie Kuzydym learned at a young age that life is a game of inches. That's just one reason why she loves football. Kuzydym joined The Oklahoman in July 2012. Before arriving in the state, Kuzydym was an intern for the sports departments at...
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