Oklahoma came into this game a heavy favorite. Regardless of all the injuries the Sooners have suffered, OU was a four touchdown favorite. The Iowa St. Cyclones were coming off their biggest win in program history against the then #2 Oklahoma St. Cowboys and were hoping to continue their success in Norman. With great defensive play, the Sooners should have pitched a shutout but the offense was held to just a mere 26 points. Here are some Notable Stats.
The Cyclones offense was unable to sustain a drive longer than 37 yards
The game saw eight turnovers...four for each team
Travis Lewis scored a defensive touchdown off an INT only to be called back by a phantom block in the back
Oklahoma failed to score a TD in the 1st, 3rd, and 4th quarters...the Sooners haven't been held scoreless in the 3rd since playing at Florida St.
Jones has not thrown a touchdown pass since the Ryan Broyles Injury and marks the first time in his career he has had consecutive games without one
Memorial Stadium was sold out yet right around 55,000 people showed up at best
Michael Hunnicutt was seen kicking off instead of Patrick O'Hara
Austin Box's family was on the field holding up his jersey for Senior Day as Box would have been a senior this season...emotional day