Oklahoma football: What they're saying about the Sooners' 48-10 victory

by Jason Kersey Published: November 16, 2013

NORMAN — Oklahoma routed Iowa State 48-10 Saturday on Owen Field, improving to 8-2 overall and 5-2 in Big 12 Conference play.

Here's a look at what players and coaches had to say after the game:

Senior center Gabe Ikard, on sharing the Don Key Award with Trey Millard:

“Obviously it's a big deal, but to be able to share it with Trey is very special. He's a close friend of mine, was very deserving of it as well. … I'm very honored that I've been able to represent this program the way it should be represented, the way it deserves to be represented.”

Sophomore linebacker Frank Shannon, on OHP Trooper Brian Orr tackling a fan who ran onto the field:

“That was crazy. I was like ‘What?' Corey was like, ‘He broke his back.' … His speed, his takeoff was real slow. I didn't think he was going to get there fast enough. When he got there, it was a good form tackle and put him into the ground.

“It was the best tackle of the day. The whole crowd went live.”

Offensive coordinator Josh Heupel, on the offense carrying Saturday's performance into next week:


by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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