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NORMAN — First Quarter
OU 6, Texas 0
Blake Bell 8 run (kick failed), 8:48
14 plays, 75 yards, 6:17
n Scoring play was most interesting because it came on first down. On the previous play, Bell had gained a first down on third-and-short, but he was left in the game (for the second time in the drive) to run the next play.
OU 6, Texas 2
Quandre Diggs PAT return, 8:48
n A comedy of errors. Holder Tress Way couldn’t get the ball down, leading kicker Michael Hunnicutt to stop as he was about to kick it, only to try and kick it without a running start. It was blocked and Diggs returned it.
OU 13, Texas 2
Damien Williams 95 run (Hunnicutt kick), 4:09
2 plays, 95 yards, 25 seconds
n Third longest run from scrimmage in Sooner history. But the beauty of it was the move Williams made to get to the right sideline. He did not appear to be breaking into open field, but he was gone in a flash.
OU 20, Texas 2
Bell 1 run (Hunnicutt kick), 12:39
11 plays, 62 yards, 4:42
n Trey Millard caught a pass for 12 yards and had a carry for 15 yards to really jumpstart the drive. On the play before the touchdown, Bell carried for 8 yards on third-and-2.
OU 27, Texas 2
Bell 1 run (Hunnicutt kick), 9:41
4 plays, 77 yards, 1:48
n Bell gets the honors but it’s Millard making things go again, turning a catch into a 73-yard gain that included his hurdling a would-be tackler.
OU 29, Texas 2
OU team safety, 6:28
n One of those plays you just knew was coming after Tress Way’s 39-yard punt downed at the 1. Everything going the Sooners’ way and this proved it. Jaydan Bird and Tony Jefferson with the stop.
OU 36, Texas 2
Bell 1 run (Hunnicutt kick), 3:28
8 plays, 47 yards, 2:53
n All Blake Bell does is score touchdowns.
OU 36, Texas 8
Carrington Byndom 28 interception return (kick failed), 12:43
n The kind of throw that drives Sooner fans crazy about their quarterback. Landry Jones threw it right to Byndom, as though he were the intended receiver.
OU 39, Texas 8
Hunnicutt 36 field goal, 7:42
11 plays, 62 yards, 4:42
n Sooners brought Bell in facing third-and-4 and he ran for 2 yards before Hunnicutt’s kick. Typically, it would be four-down territory in that situation.
OU 46, Texas 8
Millard 25 pass from Landry Jones (Hunnicutt kick), 1:25
6 plays, 79 yards, 2:31
n Just a huge day for Millard, who is Sooners’ leading receiver to this point in catches and yards.
OU 49, Texas 8
Hunnicutt 32 field goal, 14:18
5 plays, 24 yards, 32 field goal
n Brown’s 44-yard punt return set Sooners up in Texas territory.
OU 56, Texas 8
Justin Brown 14 pass from Jones (Hunnicutt kick), 6:41
7 plays, 56 yards, 3:02
n Another big run from Millard — 20 yards — is the big play in the drive.
OU 56, Texas 15
Mike Davis 44 pass from Case McCoy (Anthony Fera kick), 2:15
4 plays, 75 yards, 1:58
n Texas starting QB David Ash left the game with what appeared to be a wrist injury.
OU 63, Texas 15
Brennan Clay 1 run (Hunnciutt kick), 2:15
6 plays, 56 yards, 2:22
n Bell was in the game already, but perhaps four touchdowns for OU’s backup QB was enough. Bell hit Lacoltan Bester for 13 yards to keep the drive going. On the play before the score, Clay ran for 24 yards.
OU 63, Texas 21
John Harris 19 pass from McCoy, 0:00
9 plays, 74 yards, 2:10
n Does Texas have a QB controversy now? McCoy had a big fourth quarter.
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