Oklahoma in 9th place will be competing in the championship for its dominant defense.
Oklahoma closed the first spot in the Big 12 Championship Game by defeating Texas Tech 23-0 on Saturday night. Completely suppressed attacks that have not been shut out since 1997. The Cowboys allowed only one aggressive touchdown. It has been four games in the past, but it has been shut out since 1995.
Spencer Sanders threw a touchdown and ran for another score, while Tanner Brown kicked the Cowboys’ three field goals (10-1, 7-1, CFP No. 9). Defense limited Texas Tech (6-5, 3-5), who scored in 302 consecutive games, to a total of 108 yards, including a 25-yard pass on the final drive.
The Cowboys are already guaranteed to play the Big 12 title game on December 4th at the AT & T Stadium, home of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, in Bedram, which will face 12th-placed Oklahoma next Saturday. It has not yet been decided whether they will be the home team, the visiting team, and who they will play against.
Oklahoma and Oklahoma (10-1, 7-1, CFP No. 13) are tied for a big 12 lead, so the winner of the next Saturday night will be the first to finish in the regular season rankings. The No. 11 Baylor (9-2, 6-2, CFP No. 11), who hosts Texas Tech earlier in the day, is the only other team to participate in the title game.
Oklahoma sometimes had aggressive problems, but after 70 yards on the opening drive for a 24-yard field goal, a total of 427 yards couldn’t keep up.
The Cowboys did not score again to Brown’s 33-yard field goal at the beginning of the second quarter. The kick came after some tricks that would have worked if the wide open Jayden Bray did not twist and fall into the end zone. When fellow freshman receiver John Paul Richardson made a left-handed jump pass after receiving the ball from Sanders.
Richardson caught a 14-yard TD pass from Sanders just before halftime. This is one play after Texas Tech was asked for a defensive hold in a third down play where nothing was gained. Sanders ran a 9-yard TD at the beginning of the fourth quarter.
Oklahoma State University: The Cowboys won the only big 12 titles in 2011. This was the first season when the league had 10 teams and there was no championship game. The title game is back in 2017. … Oklahoma has achieved 10 wins in the 10th time, the 7th time since 2010.
Texas Tech: Red Raiders scored a total of 31 yards in 28 offensive plays in the first half. They lost the yard in nine plays, including two out of four completions before halftime. Red-shirt freshman quarterback Donovan Smith passed 9 out of 28 yards at 83 yards and was fired three times. A week before his first start, he passed 25-of-32 with 322 yards and three TDs. After three consecutive outs to start the game, one completes a three-yard loss pass in front of two sack and wins Oklahoma 37 on the next drive when down 3-0. bottom. But instead, in their final play a week ago to defeat Iowa State University, they tried a shorter field goal than the 62-yard Jonathan Galivey mode and threw an incomplete one.
Worth seeing in a replay
Oklahoma State University’s commitment to the second field goal began with a series of reviewed highlight catches. First, Tay Martin stood behind the two defenders for a diving catch and bounced his elbows just before his body rolled into the Texas Tech bench area. The referee decided it was a catch and it stood after the replay review. In the next play, Brain Green made a breakthrough catch on the opposite sideline, which was initially determined to be incomplete. It was overturned after the review, resulting in an 18-yard completion.
Oklahoma: Home to Oklahoma, which may be the first of two two-week meetings with rivals in the state.
Texas Tech: At Baylor, who was in staff’s fifth season before Joey McGuire was appointed coach of the Red Raiders on November 8, he will not take over his field duties until the end of the tech bowl game.
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