Oklahoma football: Blake Bell leads No. 14 Sooners to 35-21 win over Notre Dame

Sports Published: Sat, Sep 28, 2013

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Blake Bell threw a 54-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard in the fourth quarter and No. 14 Oklahoma jumped to a two-touchdown lead in the opening 3 minutes and beat No. 22 Notre Dame 35-21 on...

Sooners' running backs able to make up for 'disrespectful' showing in '12

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Senior running back Damien Williams was Oklahoma's top running back last season, but has gotten off to a slower start in 2013.

He was suspended for the Sooners' home win over Tulsa two weeks ago, but returned to action against Notre Dame on Saturday, rushing for 42 yards on nine carries, which included an 11-yard touchdown early in the first quarter.

Williams spoke with The Oklahoman after OU beat the Irish 35-21 inside Notre Dame Stadium.

Q: A lot was made about you guys only rushing for 15 yards against this team last year. How different did today feel?

As a running back, (last year's performance) is disrespectful to me. We want to go out there and run the ball, so that's what we have to do.

Coverage of the OU-Notre Dame game

  • Oklahoma football: A look at the Sooners' win by the numbers

    BY BERRY TRAMEL | Published: Sat, Sep 28, 2013

    Here's a look at Oklahoma's 35-21 victory over Notre Dame by the numbers: * 1: Possession for OU on which it did not make a first down. OU's only three-and-punt came with six minutes left in the game and the Sooners up 35-21. * 2: Unintentional penalties for OU. The Sooners twice took delay...

  • Oklahoma football: Williams bounces back against Irish

    BY JASON KERSEY, Staff Writer, jkersey@opubco.com | Published: Sat, Sep 28, 2013

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Senior running back Damien Williams was Oklahoma's top running back last season, but has gotten off to a slower start in 2013. Williams spoke with The Oklahoman after OU beat the Irish 35-21 inside Notre Dame Stadium.

  • Oklahoma football: Blake Bell leads No. 14 Sooners to 35-21 win over Notre Dame

    BY JASON KERSEY | Published: Sat, Sep 28, 2013

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Blake Bell threw a 54-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard in the fourth quarter and No. 14 Oklahoma jumped to a two-touchdown lead in the opening 3 minutes and beat No. 22 Notre Dame 35-21 on Saturday. It was the Sooners' second win over the Fighting Irish in 11...





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