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10:27 p.m. | Clock Hits Zero
The Cowboy fans rush the field as the clock hits zero. The Sooners fall, 44-10, in their regular-season finale. Congratulations to Coach Gundy and Oklahoma State on the win. The Cowboys snap Oklahoma's eight-game winning streak in the series and improve to 82-17-7 all-time against the Sooners.
10:23 p.m. | TD Bell
On fourth-and-one, Blake Bell rumbles in for a 28-yard touchdown on his first action of the game. That's 10 scores for the redshirt freshman QB, which ties Ryan Broyles for the most this season.
10:12 p.m. | Turnovers
Five turnovers (three fumbles and two interceptions) sum up the offensive performance tonight for the Sooners. You knew that OSU would score points but it has been surprising that OU has not. Most pundits predicted a shootout. Didn't happen.
9:56 p.m. | ABC Graphic
ABC just showed an interesting graphic in its telecast: Oklahoma has had 26 wins of more than 30 points in this series. OSU? One. This might be No. 2 tonight.
9:52 p.m. | Millard
If there's any bright spot for the Sooners, it's been Trey Millard. The sophomore fullback has 26 yards rushing on three carries and 39 yards on two receptions (total of 65 yards). He's second on the rushing and receptions list for OU tonight. Again, good to see No. 33 getting touches.
9:47 p.m. | Third Quarter
That trend of the Sooners scoring big in the third quarter? It's OSU, 20-0, coming out of the half. Obviously, not a lot of positives for us to write about so we'll leave it there...
9:39 p.m. | Getting Colder
A cold night gets a little colder for the Sooners as Oklahoma State stretches its lead to 38 points. Few in orange and black will leave early however. They're going to enjoy this one.
9:36 p.m. | Recipe
Experienced quarterback, prolific receiver and impenetrable offensive line? The recipe for OSU. The Cowboys tack on another TD here in the third quarter.
9:34 p.m. | No Running Room
Oklahoma has generated just eight yards on 17 rushing attempts so far tonight. The daylight is simply not there for OU's running backs. The Cowboys have been able to generate 105 yards on the ground and probably look to push that yardage up as they run clock.
9:28 p.m. | Third Fumble
A fumble by the Sooners and this game is starting to get out of hand. That's the third fumble of the game by the Sooners -- and every one has been recovered by OSU. The Cowboys take over leading 34-3. It's probably getting pretty cold down there in the stands for the Sooner fans.
9:19 p.m. | Slipping Away
Landry Jones literally had the ball slip out of his hand as he cocked back to throw, and the game is slipping further out of the Sooners grasp. The Cowboys picked up the loose ball again and returned it to the end zone to extend their lead to 34-3. You don't see a play like that very often, especially at this level. All signs are saying that it's just not OU's night.
9:16 p.m. | Only Three
Oklahoma State drove to the OU 20, but the Sooner defense tightened up to hold them to a field goal. Tony Jefferson nearly had a takeaway two plays before the kick. He went up high with the Cowboy receiver to break up the pass and had the ball bounce in his lap when he hit the ground. Unfortunately, he could not hang on. The Sooners could have used a big momentum turner like that, but more importantly, the need to get something going on offense here on their first drive of the second half.
9:08 p.m. | Back to Action
Oklahoma kicks off from our right to left and we're back to action for the second half in Stillwater. The kick goes into the end zone so the Cowboys will start at their own 20. Come on defense, get a stop to get things started!
9:04 p.m. | Tribute to Crash Victims
A nice tribute to the OSU plane crash victims here at halftime as both school's bands joined together on the field to play "Amazing Grace". Rivalry certainly takes a backseat to tragedy, and it's good to see the state's two largest institutions coming together even on a night when they're competing head-to-head.
8:56 p.m. | Halftime Adjustments
Certainly not the half OU was looking for, but if there's any encouragement to take, it's that the Sooners have been a strong second-half team throughout the year, especially in the third quarter. They need to make something big happen right out of the gate to gain some confidence and get back in the game.
8:47 p.m. | On the Board
Oklahoma ends the half with something at least a little bit positive. Michael Hunnicutt connects on a 48-yard field goal on the last play of the half to get the Sooners on the board. We head to the locker rooms with the score OSU 24, OU 3.
8:41 p.m. | Digging Deeper
OSU tacks another seven on the board with just over a minute to go in the half and the Sooners are in a serious hole. Not much has gone right for OU in the first half, and we knew coming in that if the Cowboys got on a roll, they would be tough to stop.
8:34 p.m. | Bad Momentum
Oklahoma State has all the momentum with less than four minutes remaining in the first half. The Sooners went three-and-out on its ensuing possession after the turnover and give the ball back to the Cowboys once again near midfield. OU desperately needs something, and something big, to go in its favor.
8:28 p.m. | Big Play the Other Way
Landry Jones fumbled after being hit from his blind side on third down inside the 20. OSU's Jamie Blatnick picked up the loose ball and returned it 59 yards to the OU 1. The Cowboys punched it in on the next play and the Sooners are in a 17-0 hole.
8:24 p.m. | Spreading the Wealth
Much like he has done all year, Landry Jones is spreading the ball around to all of his receivers. Seven Sooners have catches thus far tonight, five with multiple, led by Kenny Stills' five receptions and Trey Franks' four.
8:21 p.m. | Fleming on Blackmon
The man wearing No. 12 tonight, Jamell Fleming, has been primarily responsible for covering OSU star receiver Justin Blackmon. While Blackmon leads the Cowboys with six catches, you have to credit Fleming for not letting him get out in the open field. Fleming had a pair of nice plays on OU's latest defensive stand.
8:14 p.m. | 3rd and Longs
Coaches say all the time that to keep the chains moving, you have to give yourself manageable yardage on third down. Each of OU's drives tonight (not including the INT) have ended as a result of having more than five yards to go on third down. The Sooners punted after a 3rd-and-14 on its latest possession.
8:07 p.m. | Defense Hanging Tough
You have to count OSU's last two series as ''W's" for the Sooner defense. Oklahoma forced the Cowboys into a three-and-out on their latest possession after buckling down to hold them to a field goal on the previous drive. OU's offense goes back to work near its own 40.
8:02 p.m. | Stalled Again
OU's offense has managed to gain some traction on its last two drives only to have drives stall right around midfield. There was some debate in the press box after OSU was called for offsides whether the Sooners should take the play and go for it on 4th-and-2, or take the penalty and settle for 3rd-and-9. OU took the penalty and Landry Jones pass attempt to Dejuan Miller fell incomplete, forcing a punt.
7:56 p.m. | Quick Stats
Sooners have 17 pass attempts and four rushing. Six first downs to OSU's eight. Cowboys have nearly doubled up OU in yards (97 to 168). Of course, Sooners have the one turnover on the INT in the end zone.
7:53 p.m. | Millard Catch
Oklahoma crosses midfield again on a 23-yard catch by Trey Millard. Nice to see big No. 33 get some air time after all his blocking duties. The quarter ends with the Sooners trailing by 10.
7:48 p.m. | Field Goal
The Sooner defense holds OSU in the red zone to a field goal on that drive. Score: Oklahoma State 10, Oklahoma 0.
7:44 p.m. | Wort Flagged
OSU's offensive line is providing Weeden time against the Sooner front. Weeden can plant his feet and is on target with his receiving corps. On that play, Wort is flagged on a shot to Weeden. Not sure we agree with the flag (big surprise).
7:40 p.m. | Through the Air
Oklahoma is finding success through the air as OU moves the chains again. ABC follows up that dropped pass by Dejuan Miller with a shot of injured Ryan Broyles on the sideline. Miller comes back with a big catch but a deep pass to Jaz Reynolds in the end zone is intercepted. Sooners thwarted on their most promising drive so far of the night. First turnover goes against OU.
7:35 p.m. | OSU Strikes First
OSU strikes first and the Sooners are down, 7-0, midway through the first quarter. Official live stats from the game are available here for those interested. Helpful to check on numbers while you're watching the game on TV or following online.
7:31 p.m. | Pressure
Landry Jones was subjected to intense pressure from the OSU defensive front in the first two drives. Likewise, Tress Way has been strafed on both his punts. On the second, the Cowboys were flagged five yards and the Sooners punted again.
7:28 p.m. | Live Photo Gallery
We uploaded more photos to our Facebook gallery to give fans a view of the Sooners from the field. Check out Ryan Broyles:
Sooner Bedlam Game Photo Gallery
7:24 p.m. | Jefferson, King
Tony Jefferson starts for the Sooners at free safety, David King at defensive end opposite Frank Alexander. OSU ran five times of six on that last drive before being stopped by King.
7:21 p.m. | King, Opening Drives
Oklahoma gets its first big defensive play of the game courtesy David King. OSU's short run for a first down is stopped cold and OSU punts. Both teams thwarted on their opening drives.
7:19 p.m. | OSU Opens
OSU's first play of the game? Six-yard pass from Weeden to Blackmon. Both teams go to bread and butter early. Close-up of Coach Stoops there on the ABC broadcast. Viewers can see the orange ribbon the Sooner coach is wearing to honor OSU's plane crash victims.
7:15 p.m. | O-Line
Ben Habern makes the start at center for the Sooners. Gabe Ikard is playing left guard. First play is a complete pass for six yards to Kenny Stills. Second play nets another complete pass, this time to Dejuan Miller, and results in OU's initial first down of the game.
7:12 p.m. | Sooners Open on Offense
OSU won the toss and deferred to the second half. The Sooners will have the ball to begin the game and will move from left to right toward the east end zone. Let's get it on for supremacy in the Big 12 Conference and the Sooner State. Boomer!
7:09 p.m. | Here Come the Sooners
Oklahoma again marches out two-by-two from their locker room to the field. The team enters the field right in front of the OU band and Sooner fans on the northeast corner of the stadium. Someone has a white OU flag waving enthusiastically over the crimson crowd. Now, many of the players are massing near the OSU entrance. Interesting scene as the smoke hits the field.
7:05 p.m. | Fleming No. 12
Here's a shot of senior DB Jamell Fleming wearing the honorary No. 12 jersey for the Sooner defense. If you missed the ESPN feature on Austin Box that aired earlier this morning on College GameDay, here's the link. It was announced that Tony Jefferson would wear No. 12 for Oklahoma's bowl game.
6:59 p.m. | OSU Honoring Seniors
Oklahoma State's band has formed a tunnel along the northwest side of the field and OSU is honoring its seniors. The players are announced individually and run out to joining their families on the field. It was announced this week that junior Justin Blackmon would be participating in the ceremony. Obviously, the star receiver expects to declare for the NFL Draft following the season.
6:57 p.m. | Broadcast, Anthem
Complete links for all broadcast options are located along the left side of this page. This will be a national broadcast by ABC. Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge and Holly Rowe will be ABC's broadcast team. We've stood for the National Anthem (and sat for OSU's fight song). We're under 15 minutes to kick.
6:52 p.m. | Pre-Game
Both teams have cleared the field and OSU's band is performing. Both Pistol Pete and Bullet have sped across the field revving up the home crowd. The countdown clock is showing roughly 20 minutes to kick.
6:33 p.m. | Getting Close
The Sooners are grouped in their square warm-up formation on the east end of the field while OSU is warming up on the west end. Boone Pickens Stadium runs east-west rather than the traditional north-south. Cowboy fans are chanting "Orange, Power" back and forth. Frank Alexander waved to the crowd.
6:14 p.m. | Coach Stoops
You can make out Coach Stoops easily -- even from way up here in the press box. He's in khaki pants, a crimson coat and a white hat. No trademark visor tonight. Right now, he's standing on the OSU logo at midfield and taking in the OSU punters warming up.
6:07 p.m. | Professional
For all the rivalry talk and back-and-forth between the fan bases, the OU and OSU Athletics Departments get along very well. We're always treated great by Kevin Klintworth and his media relations staff at Oklahoma State.
6:02 p.m. | Play On
We passed five or six buses full of the Pride of Oklahoma headed up Perkins Road into Stillwater. As they file in and take their seats, OU looks like it brought as many band members as possible to drill "Boomer Sooner!" into the Cowboy crowd. There's talk that both schools' bands will provide a joint performance at halftime to honor the OSU plane crash victims.
5:55 p.m. | In the Mind
What must be going through the minds of the Sooner players right now? Huge road game at your in-state rival, you're the underdog and the conference championship and a BCS bowl berth are on the line. Who wouldn't want to play for all those stakes in front of a hostile crowd and national TV audience?
5:48 p.m. | Habern, Jones Lead OU Out
The Sooners are marching out in full uniform for warmups two-by-two. The lines are led by two captains: Ben Habern and Landry Jones. Oklahoma's white uniforms and crimson helmets are striking under the lights for a road night game.
5:38 p.m. | Sooner Fan Locations
The OSU students ran in early. Now the gates are open to the general public. OU's visiting team sections are located on the extreme east sides of the stands -- virtually all located in the space between Gallagher-Iba Arena and the back of the end zone. Not quite as far from the field as the A&M visiting team seats but close. If the Sooners score in the Gallagher-Iba end zone, you'll see crimson fans celebrating on both sides.
5:34 p.m. | OSU in All-Black?
OSU players out early warming up down on the field are wearing black pants. The all-black uniform may be the combo for tonight.
5:28 p.m. | Games on TV
The press box TVs are split between the SEC Championship Game (Georgia up on LSU, 10-7) and the Baylor-Texas game (Bears up, 41-24). Interest in both for both the crimson and orange.
5:24 p.m. | First Sooners Out
First Sooner players down on the field warming up? Kenny Stills, Roy Finch, Brandon Williams and Trey Franks. You can I.D. Stills from miles away due to his hair. The Sooners will be wearing their traditional white pants, white jerseys and crimson helmets. No telling what OSU may come out with. Rumors of all-black, all-orange or all-gray uniforms are making the rounds.
5:16 p.m. | Stadium Gates Open
The lights are on at Boone Pickens Stadium and the students are running in to claim their seats. OSU's players are in their warmup gear and have formed a circle around the OSU logo on the field. The Sooners are in their locker room getting dressed for warmups. OU's coaches have already walked the field to get the lay of the land. We're roughly two hours from kick.
5:02 p.m. | Live Photo Gallery
The team just arrived at Boone Pickens Stadium and were greeted with a simple message inside the locker room. Stay tuned to our live photo gallery on Facebook throughout the night for more behind-the-scenes coverage direct from Stillwater:
4:08 p.m. | Updating From Stillwater
After a 70-mile drive up to Stillwater from Norman, we're here set up inside the press box on the south side of Boone Pickens Stadium. We drove through heavy rain but it's dry here in Payne County three hours before kickoff. Boomer!
11:19 a.m. | Austin Box Feature
College GameDay looks at the touching way the Box family and University of Oklahoma have chosen to remember Austin Box:
Video: ESPN College GameDay on Austin Box
10:18 a.m. | Latest Headlines
Here are the latest headlines from across the Sooner State and around the nation as OU prepares to play OSU in Stillwater:
One More Chance for OU Secondary - Norman Transcript
These Guys Better Come to Play for Sooners - Tulsa World
Brent Venables in the Bedlam Crosshairs - The Oklahoman
Dejuan Miller Aims to Contribute in Big Way - Tulsa World
Sooners, Cowboys Red-Dy For Bedlam - ESPN Stats
Weeden, Blackmon Hope to Put on Show - The Oklahoman
Oklahoma's Secondary Will be Tested - Muskogee Phoenix
Run in Rain, Push Pocket, Red Zone Worries - Tulsa World
If Jones is Hot, OU Will Win Big 12 Title - Yahoo Sports
Sooner Defense Looks to Contain Cowboys - Tulsa World
Aaron Colvin Catching Up on Bedlam Lore - The Oklahoman
Sooners, Pokes Vying for Big 12 Title - Norman Transcript
Cowboys Must Clear Bedlam Hurdle - Sports Illustrated
Sittler: 2010 Weighs Heavy on Minds of OSU - Tulsa World
Oklahoma State Believes It Can Win - The Oklahoman
Key Matchup: Blake Bell vs. Richetti Jones - Tulsa World
We're Picking Oklahoma Too - CBS Sports
OSU's Lewis Relives Tipped Interception - The Oklahoman
Oklahoma Team Stands In Its Own Way - The OU Daily
The Belldozer Rolls Into Stillwater - Tulsa World
Bedlam's Still Big Enough to Make History - The Oklahoman
Five Keys to an OSU Victory - Stillwater NewsPress
Oklahoman Writers Nearly All Go for OSU - The Oklahoman
Three Days at Camp Gundy - Tulsa World
Previewing Bedlam: Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma State - ESPN
Bedlam Represents Title Opportunity for OSU - Tulsa World
Bedlam Series Not Going Anywhere - FOX Sports
OSU Paddle People Camp Out for Bedlam - Tulsa World
Turnover Battle: Gameday in Stillwater - The Oklahoman
8:57 a.m. | Latest Radar
Here's the radar image as we near 9 a.m. in Oklahoma. Forecasts are calling for the line of rain to move past Stillwater before kickoff and temps to be in the mid-40s:
8:01 a.m. | Oklahoma at Oklahoma State
Follow along all Saturday as the Oklahoma Sooners play the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the Bedlam Game at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater Saturday night. The game will kick shortly after 7 p.m. and will be televised nationally by ABC.
December 05, 2011
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