No. 13 Sooners hold on to beat West Virginia

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Landry Jones threw six touchdown passes, including a 5-yarder to Kenny Stills with 24 seconds left, to lift No. 13 Oklahoma to a wild 50-49 win over West Virginia on Saturday night.

Oklahoma's Landry Jones (12) passes in the third quarter during a college football game between the University of Oklahoma and West Virginia University on Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, W. Va., Nov. 17, 2012. OU won, 50-49. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma's Landry Jones (12) passes in the third quarter during a college football game between the University of Oklahoma and West Virginia University on Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, W. Va., Nov. 17, 2012. OU won, 50-49. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

How Landry Jones and Co. bailed out the Sooner defense

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COMMENTARY — A defense that Mike Stoops was supposed to fix made its embarrassing performance a year ago in Waco look tame. This was a Sooner defense at its historic worst. But Oklahoma beat West Virginia 50-49 because Landry Jones was at his best when it counted most.

Sooners' Damien Williams rediscovers home run swing

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Oklahoma's Damien Williams (26) scores a touchdown on a long carry in the second quarter during a college football game between the University of Oklahoma (OU) and West Virginia University on Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, W. Va., Nov. 17, 2012. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

Oklahoma junior running back Damien Williams found his home-run swing again Saturday at West Virginia with a 48-yard touchdown run late in the first half.

Remote patrol: Broadcast crew virtually ignored emotional antics of WVU's Dana Holgorsen

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West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen yells at an official during the third quarter of their NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Morgantown, W.Va., on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. Oklahoma won 50-49. (AP Photo/Christopher Jackson)

Fox's broadcast crew of Craig Bolerjack, Joel Klatt and Petros Papadakis did a good job of capturing the ebb and flow of the shoot-out in Morgantown on Saturday night, but they virtually ignored the ugly antics of West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen.

Kenny Stills says last TD was all Landry Jones

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Oklahoma's Kenny Stills (4) celebrates his first touchdown catch of the fourth quarter during a college football game between the University of Oklahoma and West Virginia University on Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, W. Va., Nov. 17, 2012. OU won, 50-49. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

OU receiver Kenny Still said, “That was all on him. His was preparation and film study took care of business. He saw that I'd be open.”

A look at the Sooners' win by the numbers

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Oklahoma's Javon Harris (30) intercepts a pass intended for West Virginia's Stedman Bailey (3) after it was tipped by Oklahoma's Aaron Colvin (14) in the second quarter during a college football game between the University of Oklahoma and West Virginia University on Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, W. Va., Nov. 17, 2012. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

Here is a look at Oklahoma's 50-49 win over West Virginia by the numbers.

David King: 'It was just all-out poor defense'

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West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith (12) carries the ball as Curtis Feigt (62) blocks Oklahoma's David King (90) during the fourth quarter of their NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Morgantown, W.Va., on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. Oklahoma won 50-49. (AP Photo/Christopher Jackson)

David King and Oklahoma's defense allowed West Virginia to compile 778 total yards of offense; 458 of those were rushing yards. The Sooners allowed one guy, WVU's Tavon Austin, to rush for 345 yards that helped him set a Big 12 record for most all-purpose yards in a single game.

Grading the OU Sooners' 50-49 victory at West Virginia

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Oklahoma's Kenny Stills (4) runs to the back of the end zone after getting up from scoring the game-winning touchdown in the final minute of a college football game between the University of Oklahoma and West Virginia University on Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, W. Va., Nov. 17, 2012. Celebrating at right is Oklahoma's Sterling Shepard (3). OU won, 50-49. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

The Sooner offense gets its highest marks for being clutch, but Mike Stoops and the defense have some explaining to do.

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