Late into the 2002 season the Sooners were on course for their second conference title under Bob Stoops. One of the teams standing in their way, down the stretch of the season, were the 24th ranked Texas Tech Red Raiders. Oklahoma turned that speed bump into a minor knot in the road while cruising to a 60-15 win.
Oklahoma's defense picked off current Red Raiders head coach Kliff Kingsbury twice and sacked him six times. They also held Mike Leach's rushing attack to 0.6 yards per carry on 19 attempts while limiting Tech to just 236 total offensive yards.
Oklahoma quarterback Nate Hybl was efficient in completing 14-of-23 passes for 127 and a score but this game was ultimately decided on the ground where Quentin Griffin chewed up the Red Raider defense to the tune of 6.7 yards per carry. With his longest run of the day being 62 yards, Griffin's final stat line read 31 carries for 207 yards and 3 touchdowns.