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

OU fans ride the goal post after OU's victory over number #1 Nebraska. Staff photo by Steve Gooch

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

UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA / COLLEGE FOOTBALL / OU VS TEXAS FOOTBALL:  University of Oklahoma quarterback Josh Heupel makes the down

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

MANNY JOHNSON / OU's Manuel Johnson catches a touchdown pass in front of L.A. Reed of Texas Tech during the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Tech University at Gaylord Family -- Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008. BY BRYAN TERRY, THE OKLAHOMAN ORG XMIT: KOD

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

OU COLLEGE FOOTBALL: OU's Roy Williams knocks the ball loose from Texas QB Chris Simms and sets up an OU interception and TD in the 4th qtr.  University of Oklahoma vs. University of Texas, October 6, 2001, in the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. Photo by Paul Hellstern

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

OSU vs OU (UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA, OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY) Bedlam college football at Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Saturday, Nov 1, 2003 in Norman, Ok.   Mark Clayton and Jason White congratulate each other as the clock runs down.  Staff photo by Steve Sisney.

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

University of Oklahoma vs Texas A&M college football at Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Saturday, Nov 8, 2003 in Norman, Ok.  OU's #9 Mark Clayton runs the ball in for a touchdown in Saturday's game against Texas A&M. Staff photo by Ty Russell

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

FOOTBALL: OU's Josh Heupel celebrates a first-half touchdown with teammates against Kansas State. (Staff photo by Bryan Terry)

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

University of Oklahoma fans hug OU quarterback Sam Bradford (14) after beating No. 1 Missouri 38-17 in the Big 12 Conference championship college football game, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) ORG XMIT: SAD121

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

FOOTBALL: OU's Torrance Marshall (10) returns an interception for a 32-yard touchdown as he runs through Texas A&M's Mark Farris (10), Chris Valletta (71) and Oklahoma's Rocky Calmus during the fourth quarter Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000, in College Station, Texas. Oklahoma beat Texas A&M, 35-31. (AP Photo/Brett Coomer)

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

OU: University of Oklahoma college football against Iowa State Sat. Oct., 19, 2002, at Memorial stadium in Norman, Okla.  Brandon Everage sacks quarterback Seneca Wallace of Iowa State. Staff photo by Bryan Terry

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

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

OU / COLLEGE: University of Oklahoma football against the University of Missouri, Sat., Oct. 5, 2002, at Columbia, Mo. Brad Smith of Missouri leaps over Derrick Strait.  Staff photo by Bryan Terry

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

CELEBRATION / CELEBRATE / COLLEGE FOOTBALL / BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP: Oklahoma's DeMarco Murray (7) salutes the fans after the Sooners' 23-20 win over Nebraska during the Big 12 football championship game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers (NU) at Cowboys Stadium on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.  Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD

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

UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA VS ALABAMA COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEPTEMBER 7, 2002 AT MEMORIAL STADIUM IN NORMAN. Oklahoma Sooner #47 Renaldo Works jumps over a player on a long run that set up OU's go ahead touchdown Friday afternoon against Alabama.  Staff photo by Ty Russell.

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

Kansas City, MO. USA.  Saturday, December 6, 2003:  Big 12 Championship College Football  Arrowhead Stadium, University of Oklahoma (OU) vs Kansas State:   Kansas State tight end Brian Casey celebrates with James Terry after catching a first-quarter (PUBLISHED SECOND-QUARTER)  touchdown pass.  Staff photo by Steve Sisney.

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

Oklahoma's Kenny Stills (4) walks of the field after the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the Texas Tech University Red Raiders (TTU) at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla., Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011. OU lost 41-38. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman  ORG XMIT: KOD

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

Miami, Florida - January 4, 2005. University of Oklahoma (OU) Sooners vs. University of Southern California (USC) Trojans college football in the Orange Bowl BCS National Championship at Pro Player Stadium.  Jason White leaves the Orange Bowl field after OU lost to USC 55-19.   By Steve Sisney/The Oklahoman

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

Oklahoma's Travis Lewis (28) runs off the field as Cowboy fans run onto the field after OSU's 44-10 win over Oklahoma during the Bedlam college football game between the Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) and the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman

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

COLLEGE FOOTBALL, TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY: University of Oklahoma Sooners running back Adrian Peterson (28) walks past the TCU team as they celebrate their 17-10 victory over OU in the 2005 season opener at  The Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, in Norman, Oklahoma Saturday, September 3, 2005.   By Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman

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

SHOULDER INJURY: OU quarterback Sam Bradford (14) lays on the turf after being injured late in the second quarter during the college football game between the Brigham Young University Cougars (BYU) and the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, September 5, 2009. Bradford left the field after the play and did not return. BYU won, 14-13. By Nate Billings, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD

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

UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA (OU) VS LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY (LSU) COLLEGE FOOTBALL IN THE SUPERDOME NEW ORLEANS SUNDAY, JAN 4, 2004. Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops reacts on the sideline as an OU pass by Jason White , intended for OU's Will Peoples (29), is tipped by LSU's Jack Hunt (8) and intercepted by LSU's Corey Webster (13) in the first quarter in the Sugar Bowl.  Photo by Bryan Terry.

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

Ian Johnson scores on the two-point conversion to win the ball game after Boise State quarterback Jared Zabransky hands off to him after a fake pass in the second half during the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) college football game against Boise State University Broncos (BSU) in the Fiesta Bowl at the University of Phoenix Stadium, on Monday, Jan. 1, 2007, in Glendale, Ariz.     by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD

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

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

Oklahoma's Gerald McCoy (93) hangs his head after Nebraska intercepted a pass during the second half of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers (NU) on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009, in Lincoln, Neb.  Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD

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

Quarterback Sam Bradford of OU sits on the bench after leaving the game in the first quarter of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma (OU) and Texas Tech University (TTU) at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas, November 17, 2007. By Nate Billings, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD

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

OU: Oregon's Brian Paysinger (19) battles a University of Oklahoma player for an onside kick by Oregon late in the fourth quarter during college football action in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006. Oregon recovered the kick, setting up the go-ahead touchdown as they beat Oklahoma, 34-33. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) ORG XMIT: PD102

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

OU's Landry Jones (12) leaves the field in front of Matt Moreland (37), Brandon Caleb (8) and Ryan Broyles (85) after the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the Texas Tech University Red Raiders (TTU) at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009. Texas Tech won, 41-13. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD

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

West Virginia's Patrick White (5) gets past Oklahoma's D.J. Wolfe (25) during the second half of the Fiesta Bowl college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the West Virginia University Mountaineers (WVU) at The University of Phoenix Stadium on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008, in Glendale, Ariz.   BY STEVE SISNEY, THE OKLAHOMAN ORG XMIT: KOD

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