The Oklahoman's Jason Kersey counts down of the worst losses and best wins of the Bob Stoops era at OU. Each Friday at 10 a.m., Jason will release that week’s worst loss. Three hours later at 1 p.m., you’ll get that week’s best win.


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THE BEST WINS

No. 2: OU 31, Nebraska 14

No. 3 Oklahoma 31, No. 1 Nebraska 14
When: Oct. 28, 2000
Where: Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman
Oklahoman headline: NO DOUBT

No. 3: OU 63, Texas 14

No. 10 Oklahoma 63, No. 11 Texas 14
When: Oct. 7, 2000
Where: Cotton Bowl, Dallas
Oklahoman headline: BURNT ORANGE

No. 4: OU 65, Texas Tech 21

No. 5 OU 65, No. 2 Texas Tech 21
When: Nov. 22, 2008
Where: Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman
Oklahoman headline: TECH THAT!

No. 5: OU 14, Texas 3

No. 3 OU 14, No. 5 Texas 3
When: Oct. 6, 2001
Where: Cotton Bowl, Dallas
Oklahoman headline: D FOR VICTORY

No. 6: OU 52, OSU 9

No. 1 Oklahoma 52, No. 14 OSU 9
When: Nov. 1, 2003
Where: Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
Oklahoman headline: PAYBACK

No. 7: OU 77, Texas A&M 0

No. 1 Oklahoma 77, Texas A&M 0
When: Nov. 8, 2003
Where: Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman
Oklahoman headline: SMOTHERED

No. 8. OU 41, Kansas State 31

No. 8 Oklahoma 41, No. 2 Kansas State 31
When: Oct. 15, 2000
Where: KSU Stadium, Manhattan, Kan.
Oklahoman headline: JOSH ALMIGHTY

No. 9: OU 38, Missouri 17

No. 9 Oklahoma 38, No. 1 Missouri 17
When: Dec. 1, 2007
Where: Alamodome, San Antonio
Oklahoman headline: KNOCKOUT

No. 10: OU 35, Texas A&M 31

No. 1 Oklahoma 35, No. 23 Texas A&M 31
When: Nov. 11, 2000
Where: Kyle Field, College Station, Texas
Oklahoman headline: Still the 1

No. 11: OU 49, Iowa State 3

No. 2 Oklahoma 49, No. 9 Iowa St. 3
When: Oct. 19, 2002
Where: Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman
Oklahoman headline: Cyclones are just a breeze for Sooners

No. 12: OU 51, No. 13 Texas A&M 6

Oklahoma 51, No. 13 Texas A&M 6
When: Oct. 23, 1999
Where: Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman
Oklahoman headline: Oh, you Sooners!

No. 13: OU 31, Missouri 24

No. 3 Oklahoma 31, Missouri 24
When: Oct. 5, 2002
Where: Faurot Field, Columbia, Mo.
Oklahoman headline: Icing on the fake

No. 14: OU 23, Nebraska 20

2010 Big 12 championship
No. 10 Oklahoma 23, No. 13 Nebraska 20
When: Dec. 4, 2010
Where: Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas
Oklahoman headline: GO, BIG RED

No. 15: OU 37, Alabama 27

No. 2 Oklahoma 37, Alabama 27
When: Sept. 7, 2002
Where: Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman
Oklahoman headline: OU survives high Tide

THE WORST LOSSES

No. 2: Kansas State 35, OU 7

No. 13 Kansas State 35, No. 1 Oklahoma 7
When: Dec. 6, 2003
Where: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Mo.
Oklahoman headline: Purple pain

No. 3, Texas Tech 41, OU 38

Texas Tech 41, No. 3 Oklahoma 38
When: Oct. 22, 2011
Where: Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman
Oklahoman headline: WRECKED

No. 4: USC 55, OU 19

No. 1 USC 55, No. 2 OU 19
When: Jan. 4, 2005
Where: Pro Player Stadium, Miami Gardens, Fla.
Oklahoman headline: FINISHED.

No. 5: OSU 44, OU 10

No. 3 OSU 44, No. 13 OU 10
When: Dec. 3, 2011
Where: Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater
Oklahoman headline: STATED!

No. 6: TCU 17, OU 10

TCU 17, No. 7 Oklahoma 10
When: Sept. 3, 2005
Where: Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman
Oklahoman headline: CROAK!

No. 7: BYU 14, OU 13

No. 20 BYU 14, No. 3 Oklahoma 13
When: Sept. 5, 2009
Where: Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas
Oklahoman headline: SLING AND A PRAYER

No. 8: LSU 21, OU 14

No. 2 LSU 21, No. 3 Oklahoma 14
When: Jan. 4, 2004
Where: Superdome, New Orleans
Oklahoman headline: SWAMPED

No. 9: Boise St. 43, OU 42

No. 9 Boise State 43, No. 7 Oklahoma 42 (OT)
When: Jan. 1, 2007
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Ariz.
Oklahoman headline: BOY OH BOISE

No. 10: Oklahoma State 38, OU 28

Oklahoma St. 38, No. 4 Oklahoma 28
When: Nov. 30, 2002
Where: Lewis Field, Stillwater
Oklahoman headline: ALL TWO FAMILIAR

No. 11: Nebraska 10, OU 3

Nebraska 10, No. 20 Oklahoma 3
When: Nov. 7, 2009
Where: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Neb.
Oklahoman headline: IN A BAD WAY

No. 12: Texas Tech 34, OU 27

Texas Tech 34, No. 3 Oklahoma 27
When: Nov. 17, 2007
Where: Jones Stadium, Lubbock, Texas
Oklahoman headline: SLAMMED SHUT

No. 13: Oregon 34, OU 33

No. 18 Oregon 34, No. 15 OU 33
When: Sept. 16, 2006
Where: Autzen Stadium, Eugene, Ore.
Oklahoman headline: FEELING GREEN

No. 14: Texas Tech 41, OU 13

Texas Tech 41, Oklahoma 13
When: Nov. 21, 2009
Where: Jones Stadium, Lubbock, Texas
Oklahoman headline: ROCKY ROAD TRIP

No. 15: West Virginia 48, OU 28

2008 Fiesta Bowl
No. 11 West Virginia 48, No. 3 Oklahoma 28
When: Jan. 2, 2008
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Ariz.
Oklahoman headline: CACTUS JACKED