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||Oklahoma Game Notes
It was Oklahoma's fourth BCS Championship appearance.
Oklahoma failed to score on its opening drive for only the third time this season (previously versus Kansas, Oklahoma State).
The 19 interceptions OU has on the year have been made by nine different players. In all, the Sooners have recorded an interception in 10 of 14 games this season.
The Sooners have forced at least one turnover in 116 of Bob Stoops' 133 games. OU has had multiple picks in 39 of the last 85 outings.
Gerald McCoy's second quarter interception marked the first time a defensive lineman tallied a pick since Adrian Taylor did it against Baylor in 2007.
Sam Bradford finished the season with 50 touchdowns and 328 completions (second on the single season list)
With 256 passing yards on the night, Bradford now has 7,841 for his career - surpassing Josh Heupel's mark of 7,456 (1999-2000) for second on the all-time list.
With his first quarter interception, Nic Harris recorded his first interception this season and the seventh of his career.
Jermaine Gresham now has 14 touchdowns this season to lead all tight ends in the Big 12.
Gresham has 26 in his career, more than any other tight end in Oklahoma history. The total ranks second on the Oklahoma career touchdown receptions list (31, Mark Clayton, 2001-04).
With his two scores on the evening, Gresham recorded his fifth multi-TD game this season. He becomes the fifth Oklahoma player to record two or more touchdowns in a single bowl game.
Gerald McCoy's second quarter interception was the first of his career.
Quentin Chaney is now the third receiver in OU history to have over 200 yards receiving in a bowl career (203). The others are Juaquin Iglesias and Corey Warren.
For the fifth time in the last seven games, Chris Brown rushed for 100+ yards with 110 on the evening. It was his sixth 100-yard rushing game this season.
Mike Balogun tallied a career high with six tackles.
By the Numbers
1 - Number of career interceptions by Gerald McCoy, which was tallied tonight
14 -Career touchdowns recorded by Jermaine Gresham, an OU record by a tight end
46 - Total number of rushing yards on Oklahoma's fi rst half scoring drive
7,841 - Career passing yards by Sam Bradford, second on the all-time list
78,468 - Attendance for tonight's game, a Dolphin Stadium record for a football game