After Saturday's 38-30 win over Texas Tech, Sooners coach Bob Stoops tried to act like the game against an undefeated Red Raiders team and the next against undefeated Baylor were just like any other.
“Same with next week, same with the week after that,” Stoops said when asked if the game was a turning-point. “When you're at Oklahoma and lose a game …”
Then, though, Stoops admitted that the games were a big stretch for his team.
“Yeah, it is,” Stoops said. “But did I go into the week knowing that? I may look dumb but I'm not.”
Linebacker Eric Striker said he'd been waiting for the game against Baylor. The Sooners will play in Waco, Texas, on Thursday, Nov. 7.
“I've been keeping that game in the back of my mind for a long time,” Striker said. “I can't wait to get out there.”
After giving up eight sacks over the past three games, the Sooners did not allow Blake Bell to be sacked against Texas Tech.
“The O-line, I was really excited,” Stoops said. “We go through a game with 277 rushing and no sacks. They did a great job along with Aaron Ripkowski and (Trey) Millard.”