The Norman Transcript


October 28, 2012

New crop of Sooners gets lesson in history



He’s also playing for a team that will remain the national championship race. That aspect of the season is over for the Sooners.

It all ended when Kyle Brindza tacked on his third field goal and Riddick added a 1-yard touchdown run in the final 3:22.

“We still have the Big 12, and we still have a bowl game in front us,” Jones said. “We’ll see what kind of character we have and how much we like playing football and how much we love this game.”

What happened in the second half of the fourth quarter raised all those questions. The Sooners had their chance on Saturday night to jump back into the national championship picture.

The Fighting Irish, not for the first time, knocked them out.

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