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

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 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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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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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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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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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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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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