either beats Tech — OSU next Saturday in Lubbock, OU on Nov. 22 at Owen Field — it likely will win the South with a Bedlam victory on Nov. 29.
“Obviously, it’s a good feeling to know we still have a chance,” said OU quarterback Sam Bradford, who was his usual chilling self: 19 of 27 passing for 311 yards, five touchdowns and one interception.
If the Sooners play like this — move the ball at will, steal the Halloween candy from the opponent (four Nebraska turnovers, nine takeaways the last two games) — they will find themselves in Kansas City in December, with a chance at the Big Bowl.
OU keeps producing ridiculous point totals: 55 first-half points against Kansas State last week, 49 against Nebraska.
“I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything like that,” Bradford said. He threw 27 passes and not only didn’t get sacked, he barely got touched.
“There are times, we just get in a rhythm,” Sammy B. said, “and I feel we have a very good chance of scoring when we touch the ball. Kind of like a snowball effect.”
This game was over so early that fans took to following the Tech-Texas game. Which explains boisterous cheers at strange times.
And then came the last cheer, after the crowd of 85,212 had dispersed. The pennant race is on.
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