OKLAHOMA SEASON RECAP
SEPTEMBER 1 • HOUSTON
Oklahoma 49, Houston 31
Jalen Hurts accounted for six touchdowns and 508 total yards, a record for
a player in his Oklahoma debut. OU’s 686 total yards were its most ever in a
season opener. Hurts became the first Sooner to throw for at least 300 yards
and rush for 150 in a game. Kenneth Murray led OU with 13 tackles and 2.5
tackles for loss.
SEPTEMBER 7 • SOUTH DAKOTA
Oklahoma 70, South Dakota 14
Oklahoma outgained South Dakota 733 yards to 348 and registered its first
three takeaways of the season. Jalen Hurts completed 14 of 18 passes for
259 yards and three touchdowns. Brendan Radley-Hiles recovered a fumble
and returned an interception for a touchdown. OU held the Coyotes to one
third-down conversion on 11 tries.
SEPTEMBER 14 • at UCLA
Oklahoma 48, UCLA 14
Oklahoma raced to a 34-7 halftime lead as Jalen Hurts became the first
player in OU history to pass for 200 yards (206) and rush for 100 yards (141)
in the first half of a game. Charleston Rambo (116 receiving yards) caught
touchdown passes of 48 and 39 yards, while CeeDee Lamb reeled in a 39-
yard TD pass and scored his first-career rushing TD.
SEPTEMBER 28 • TEXAS TECH
Oklahoma 55, Texas Tech 16
Jalen Hurts passed for a career-high 413 yards and three touchdowns and
rushed for 70 yards and a score. It was OU’s 900th victory in program history.
The Sooners posted a 642-313 advantage in total yards and held Tech to 1
for 14 on third downs. CeeDee Lamb caught six passes for a career-high 183
yards and three touchdowns.
OCTOBER 5 • at KANSAS
Oklahoma 45, Kansas 20
After falling behind (7-0) for the first time all season, Oklahoma rebounded
with 42 consecutive points. The victory was OU’s 22nd straight in a true road
game. Jalen Hurts threw for 228 yards and two touchdowns and rushed
for two scores. Rhamondre Stevenson ran for 109 yards on five carries,
highlighted by his 61-yard TD burst. Thirteen Sooners caught a pass, with
CeeDee Lamb and Trey Sermon notching the TD grabs.
OCTOBER 12 • TEXAS
Oklahoma 34, Texas 27
CeeDee Lamb had 171 receiving yards and three touchdowns, and Oklahoma
tied a school record with nine sacks of the Longhorns in the Cotton Bowl.
The Sooners’ defense recorded 15 tackles for loss, and eight OU players
registered a sack. Jalen Hurts rushed for 131 yards (a Cotton Bowl Stadium
collegiate record by a QB) and a touchdown. Kenneth Murray and Neville
Gallimore had 2.0 tackles for loss each.
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