|Oklahoma Game Notes|
With the 23-13 win, Oklahoma moves to 813-304-53 all-time. The Sooners are 47-12 in non-conference games, 36-16 on the road and 41-16 vs. ranked opponents under Bob Stoops. Stoops is 3-0 vs. Florida State. Oklahoma moves to 6-1 vs. Florida State. Saturday night's game marked OU's first trip to Tallahassee.
Oklahoma is now 75-9 when playing as the nation's top-ranked team in the Associated Press poll, and that includes a 29-3 standard on the road. The Sooners have won their last six road games as a No. 1. OU is 19-1 as a No. 1 in the month of September. OU is now 41-16 vs. ranked opponents under Bob Stoops.
Oklahoma's opening drive lasted 6:25 and ended with Landry Jones' one-yard sneak for a touchdown. It was a reversal of fortunes for the Sooners whose first drive vs. Tulsa ended in a punt.
Lane Johnson earned his first start of his career as he lined up at right tackle. Johnson replaced Daryl Williams who began the game against Tulsa at the position. WR Kenny Stills picked up his first start of the season.
With his first of seven catches Saturday night, Ryan Broyles extended his streak of receptions to 41 straight games.
Landry Jones became Oklahoma's all-time passing leader as he finished with 199 yards Saturday night to total 8,490 career yards. Jones needed just 113 yards to eclipse the previous record of 8,403 yards set by Sam Bradford (2007-09).
With his 8,490 career passing yards, Jones also passed Major Applewhite (Texas - 1998-2001) for No. 8 on the Big 12 career passing list. Brad Smith (Missouri - 2002-05) is next on the list at 8,799 yards.
Javon Harris picked off his first career pass in the second quarter of the game. OU was able to convert the turnover into a Jimmy Stevens' 29-yard field goal after a 69-yard return from Harris.
Harris picked off his second pass with 5:34 remaining in the fourth quarter and became OU's first player with two interceptions in the same game since Jamell Fleming accomplished the feat at Texas A&M in 2010.
Although it was not announced that he was playing until just before the game, Travis Lewis finished with eight tackles to give him 370 for his career and move him into No. 8 on OU's all-time tackles chart. Tyrell Peters (1993-96) is the next Sooner on the list, at No. 7 with 380 tackles.
With 11 points Saturday night (three field goals, two extra points), kicker Jimmy Stevens moved to into a tie for No. 4 on the OU career kick scoring list with 306 career points. Stevens equals Trey DiCarlo (2002-04) with Garrett Hartley (2004-07) third on the list with 310 career points.
Stevens ended the night with three career field goals and two career extra points. Stevens now ranks sixth in OU history with his 42 career field goals. Stevens is one field goal away from No. 5 held by DiCarlo and is just six career field goals from current record of 48, held by Tim Duncan (1999-2001) and Tim Lashar (1983-86).
In his first game this season, Kenny Stills finished with a career-high 125 receiving yards, eclipsing his previous high of 86 yards vs. Texas Tech in 2010. With Stills' effort, Oklahoma now has 100-yard receiving effort in two both games this season after Broyles' 158 yards vs. Tulsa.
After opening his career vs. Tulsa with 18 carries, Dominique Whaley accumulated 21 carries on Saturday night, nine of which came in the game's fourth quarter. Whaley finished 71 yards, 36 of which came in the fourth.
Tom Wort recorded his first career interception with a tip-and-catch of an EJ Manuel pass in the second quarter. Wort returned the pick, Oklahoma's second of the year, 12 yards to the OU 23-yard line.
Wort was also credited with 1.5 sacks to give him six total sacks in his career.
|By the Numbers|
1 - Javon Harris and Tom Wort each recorded their first career interception for OU Saturday night.
2 - R.J. Washington had his second sack in as many game for the Sooners, who finished with six sacks on the night.
2 - Javon Harris became the first Sooner since Jamell Fleming at Texas A&M in 2010 to pick off two passes in one game.
9 - Dominique Whaley had nine of his game-high 21 carries in the game's fourth quarter. Whaley finished with 36 yards on his nine fourth-quarter carries.
12 - Senior DE Frank Alexander wore No. 12 tonight in honor of Austin Box.
41 - With a catch on Oklahoma's third offensive play, Ryan Broyles extended his streak of games with a reception to 41.
43 - Tress Way boomed two punts for 51 yards each to give him 43 career punts over 50 yards.
84,392 - Saturday night's announced attendance of 84,392 is a Bobby Bowden Field at Doak S. Campell Stadium record. The crowd is the eighth-biggest road crowd in Sooner history.