Embedded: Notre Dame Gameday

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
SEPTEMBER 28, 2013
All day long, SoonerSports.com will be with the Sooners as they take on Notre Dame today at 2:30 p.m. (CT) on NBC. Embedded will be providing an inside look through photos of the team that you can find no where else. You can also follow the team on Twitter and Instagram.

Post game | 35-21 OU

Sooners head out of South Bend 4-0


Post game | 35-21 OU

Game balls


Post game | 35-21 OU

Everyone joins in the celebration


Post game | 35-21 OU

The Sooners celebrate in the locker room

Corey Nelson shows his off the field moves


Post game | 35-21 OU

Gabe Ikard and Geno Grissom celebrate

Coach Heupel and Jalen Saunders all smiles


Final 35-21 OU

The team celebrates with the OU fans after beating Notre Dame.

4th Quarter | 35-21, OU

Corey Nelson showing some emotion late in the fourth quarter as the clock winds downs.

4th Quarter | 35-21, OU

The Sooner faithful have been rowdy, raucous and proud. The offensive line and Sterline Shepard are helping them stay that way deep into the fourth quarter.

4th Quarter | 35-21, OU

Blake Bell and Sterling Shepard celebrate the touchdown that put OU on top 35-21.

Brennan Clay comes off the field with the OU flag in the background, celebrating a Sooner touchdown.

3rd Quarter | 27-14, OU

Bob Stoops eyes his offense, Trevor Knight exits the field after leading the Sooners to a FG to lead 27-14, and the sideline show its support for the 11 on the field.

3rd Quarter | 27-14, OU

Defensive line coach Jerry Montgomery gives the line some motivation as the sun sets over Notre Dame Stadium.

3rd Quarter | 27-14, OU

Micheal Hunnicutt has added a pair of field goals to give the Sooners a 27-14 lead.

3rd Quarter | 24-14, OU

Trevor Knight gets some words on encouragement and guidenace before heading into the game in place of injured starter Blake Bell.

Halftime | 21-7, OU

The team and coaches are in the locker room adjusting for the second half. Stoops' teams are 135-9 when leading at the half. This is why.

0:42, 2nd Quarter | 21-7, OU

Trevor Knight congratulates Blake Bell on leading the Sooners to a 21-7 lead.

Bester, who scored to touchdown, is congraulated by Coach Schmidt.

2:10, 2nd Quarter | 14-7, OU

Corey Nelson and Julian Wilson show respect and support on the bench. 

6:07, 2nd Quarter | 14-7, OU

Blake Bell discusses the game on the headset with the coaches upstairs.

3:36 pm (ET) |  2nd Quarter | 14-7, OU

Mike Stoops meets with Gabe Lynn on the sideline.

3:33 pm (ET) |  1st Quarter | 14-7, OU

The Sooner defense gathers on the field betwee the first and second quarters.

3:10 pm (ET) |  1st Quarter | 14-0, OU

The Sooners are playing lights out on defense, with two interceptions, including a pick-six.


2:35 PM (ET) | 7 minutes to kick-off

The Sooners tap the Play Like A Champion sign before heading out onto the field.

2:28 PM (CT)

Player motivation and prayer


2:24 PM (CT) | 6m to Kick-Off

Huddled at midfield 

2:15 PM (CT) | 15m to Kick-Off

The Sooners stretch before heading back into the locker room


2:12 PM (CT) | 18m to Kick-Off

The defense is pumped up and ready to go!

2:00 PM (CT) | 30m to Kick-Off

Blake Bell loosens his arm during warmups 

Damien Williams and Stanvon Taylor 

Aaron Colvin leading the defense during pre game drills


1:36 PM (CT) | 54m to Kick-Off

Players  on the field warming up

1:30 PM (CT) | 1h to Kick-Off

 Coach Stoops walks out of the tunnel of Notre Dame Stadium


12:19 AM (CT) | 2h11m to Kick-Off

Josh Heupel addresses the team inside the visiting locker room.

12:19 AM (CT) | 2h11m to Kick-Off

The Sooners enter Notre Dame Stadium.

12:19 AM (CT) | 2h11m to Kick-Off

Blake Bell enters the stadium preparing for his first road start.

12:19 AM (CT) | 2h11m to Kick-Off

The Sooners enter Notre Dame Stadium with The Word of Life mural, AKA “Touchdown Jesus” in the background.

12:19 AM (CT) | 2h11m to Kick-Off

Coach Stoops leads the Sooners into Notre Dame Stadium.

11:15 AM (CT) | 3h15m to Kick-Off

The Sooners enjoy their team meal before kick-off.


11:15 AM (CT) | 3h15m to Kick-Off

Torrea Peterson enjoys some music during pregame meal.

10:45 AM (CT) | 3h45m to Kick-Off

Jalen Saunders signing autographs for family members of a teammate.

10:45 AM (CT) | 3h45m to Kick-Off

Zach Sanchez with his family.

10:15 AM (CT) | 4h15m to Kick-Off

The team attends chapel.


10:05 AM (CT) | 4h25m to Kick-Off

Stoops addresses the team after stretching.

10:05 AM (CT) | 4h25m to Kick-Off

Gabe Ikard stretching with the team in the parking lot of the hotel


9:12 AM (CT) | 5h18m to Kick-Off

The Sooners grabbed a quick breakfast and are headed for team meetings. It's Notre Dame gameday!




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