Oklahoma's 33-24 win over Oklahoma State in the 2013 Bedlam game is unforgettable for so many reasons. Jalen Saunder's punt return, Blake Bell's final drive to give Oklahoma the lead, and Eric Striker's defensive touchdown to cap things off are just a few of the memorable moments that make OU fans smile when they reminisce, but perhaps Grant Bothun's play is the one that tops them all.
A senior receiver from Rowlett, Texas, Bothun has only caught three passes during his career. However, it's the one pass that he threw that has etched his name forever in Oklahoma Football history. As time was ticking away in the third quarter, the Sooners lined up for a field goal attempt that would have pulled them to within 17-13 of the Cowboys. However, Bob Stoops had called a fake and Bothun, the place holder, rolled left and lobbed the ball to kicker Michael Hunnicutt to tie the game.
It was a momentum swinging play that shifted everything in Oklahoma's favor. The Sooners would go on to outscore the Cowboys 16-7 in the final quarter to secure the win and earn a spot in the Sugar Bowl against Alabama.