Oklahoma’s 27-14 loss at Baylor on Saturday snapped the nation’s longest winning streak. The Sooners had won seventeen consecutive games before heading to Waco. It was the longest winning streak for OU since putting together 20 straight wins during the 2000 and 2001 seasons. That wasn’t the only streak that ended on Saturday though.
Before Saturday the Sooners hadn’t lost a November game since 2014. Ironically, OU’s last November loss prior to Saturday was a 2014 defeat to Baylor in Norman. Oklahoma had beaten 23 opponents during the November streak, 11 of which were ranked.
Entering Saturday, the Sooners had scored at least 30 points in 35 consecutive true road games, which was the longest streak nationally since at least 1980.
OU’s 14 points were its fewest since the 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl vs. Clemson (40-6 defeat).
So, yeah, it was a pretty bad day for Oklahoma Football.
• Oklahoma has scored on each of its last 44 red zone trips and is 49 of 50 on the year (scored on both Saturday).
• This was Oklahoma’s first game to have a 0-0 score at the end of the first quarter since its 2017 contest at Ohio State, an eventual 31-16 OU win.
• OU has registered at least one takeaway in 16 straight games and in 17 of the last 18.
• Eight Sooners caught at least one pass in the game. At least seven receivers have caught a pass in each of OU’s 10 games this season.
• The Oklahoma defense notched a season-high 11 tackles for loss. It was OU’s most since recording 11 TFLs last season against Kansas.
• Oklahoma held Baylor to 5 of 11 on third downs (45.5%), and has held 15 of its last 18 opponents below a 50% third-down conversion rate.
Scored his fifth rushing touchdown of the season on a 2-yard play in the second quarter. Completed 10 of 19 passes for 146 yards and rushed 10 times for 17 yards and a score.
• Led the Sooners with 10 tackles (seven solo) and 1.5 tackles for loss. His total tackles and TFLs were both season highs.
• His third quarter forced fumble was the second of his career and first of the season.
• Recovered a fumble forced by Brian Asamoah in the third quarter. It was his third fumble recovery of the season (and of his career).
• Both of his tackles in the game went for loss (1.5 TFLs) and he added a QB hurry.
Scored his 10th rushing touchdown of the season and the 28th of his career on a 1-yard run in the fourth quarter. He rushed for 51 yards and a TD on 13 carries.
Notched his third career interception and second of the season on a second-quarter play. It led to OU’s first-half touchdown.
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