Article Photos: Sugar Bowl: OU defenders Eric Striker, Geneo Grissom haunt 'Bama quarterback AJ McCarron 99/100

Sooner fan Derrik Hogan catches beads thrown from the balconies on Bourbon Street before the start of the NCAA football BCS Sugar Bowl game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the University of Alabama Crimson Tide (UA) at the Superdome in New Orleans, La., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014.  .Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman