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Breaking down OU's first-quarter dominance

Compiled by John Rohde Modified: November 9, 2008 at 11:39 am •  Published: November 9, 2008
Oklahoma continues to post ridiculous first-quarter numbers.

The Sooners led 21-0after the first quarter on Saturday at Texas A&M, leaving Kyle Field rather dormant.

"We knew this was a loud stadium and if we came out and jumped on them early, they’d quiet down," OU quarterback Sam Bradford said.

Sooners offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson said, "We're executing pretty good. I was kind of concerned on the road. Could we hear and could we still play fast? We would have to slow down and talk a little bit more. That was key to get off to a good start and keep that crowd of it a little bit."

Here’s a look at OU’s leads after one quarter:

The foes

Tenn.-Chattanooga 27-0

Cincinnati 14-0

Washington 13-0

TCU 21-3

Baylor 28-0

Texas 7-3

Kansas 7-7

Kansas State 28-14 Nebraska 35-0

Texas A&M 21-0

The figures

Total points: 201-27

Avg. score: 22.3-3.0

First downs: 93-28

Touchdowns: 29-3

The facts

OU has scored first in every game.

OU has never trailed in the first quarter.

OU has scored 20-plus points in six first quarters.


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