Oklahoma football: A look at the Sooners' win by the numbers

by Berry Tramel Published: October 5, 2013
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Here is a look at Oklahoma's 20-17 win over TCU by the numbers:

* 0: Second-quarter points allowed by OU this season.

* 1: Touch for fullback Trey Millard, a fan favorite. He has just six carries and seven receptions this season.

* 1: Touchdown for Millard, who scored on an eight-yard run.

* 2.1: Yards per carry for TCU tailbacks Waymon James and B.J. Catalon.

* 4: Pass breakups for OU cornerback Zach Sanchez, out of a total of seven for both teams combined. The last two weeks, Sanchez has seven breakups; everyone else on the field, both teams both weeks, have combined for seven.

* 6.9: Yards per carry on called running plays by the Sooners. Even taking out Brennan Clay's 76-yard run, OU still gained 130 yards on 29 carries, a 4.5 yards average.

* 10: Straight three-plays-and-punt produced by the OU defense, from the fourth quarter of the Notre Dame game a week ago to the third quarter of TCU on Saturday night.

* 10: Straight conference wins for the Sooners.

* 10: Second-half first downs for TCU, after the Horned Frogs had zero in the first half.

* 64.5: Percent of passes completed by Blake Bell, who entered the game having completed 71.2 percent of his passes. But TCU had allowed just 52.1 percent completed passes this season.


by Berry Tramel
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Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist. Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The Oklahoman,...
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