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Baker Mayfield Goes Bear Hunting | Baylor Falls To Oklahoma 44-34

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Oklahoma needed to make a statement and that's exactly what they did Saturday night in Waco. Making the statement, that they actually do belong in the conversation for the postseason, the Sooners dismantled Baylor's defense to the tune of 511 yards and 44 points.

Making the statement, that he also belongs in the conversation for some postseason hardware, Baker Mayfield accounted for 346 of Oklahoma's total yards. Oklahoma's junior quarterback threw for 270 yards, and three touchdowns, while also running for 76 more and another score.

Sterling Shepard was stellar as well, tying a school record with 14 receptions for 177 yards and a score.

Oklahoma's defense came up with three crucial turnovers in a performance that frustrated the Baylor offense and punished freshman quarterback Jarrett Stidham.

The Sooners are still very much in control of their own destiny with TCU and Oklahoma State remaining on their schedule. If they win out they'll be Big 12 champions and could still make the playoffs with a little help.

We've got much more coming in the way of post game coverage but let's take a few minutes and celebrate Oklahoma's biggest win since the Sugar Bowl first.