Oklahoma football: Sooners score fewest points in home victory since 1967

by Berry Tramel Published: September 7, 2013
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Here is a look at Oklahoma's 16-7 win over West Virginia by the numbers:

* 2: Fumble recoveries for OU; the Sooners had three all of last season.


* 5: Third-down conversions allowed by the OU defense this season, out of 29 third-down plays. West Virginia was 3-of-13.

* 16: Points for OU, the fewest in a home victory since beating Kansas 14-10 in 1967.

* 23: Points scored by both teams, the fewest in an OU game since Nebraska's 10-3 victory in 2009.

* 44.4: Completion percentage for OU through two games. Sooner quarterbacks have combined to complete 24 of 54 passes.

* 391: Fewer yards for West Virginia than the 778 yards the Mountaineers gained on OU last 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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