OU 42, Baylor 34 | November 10, 2012 | Norman, Okla.
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|| Team Notes
Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops now owns 146 career victories, passing Hall of Famer Bud Wilkinson for second on the all-time OU victory list behind Barry Switzer (157).
OU is now 7-2 on the season and 5-1 in the Big 12. The Sooners have won at least five conference games in each of Stoops' 14 seasons.
Oklahoma has won five-straight Big 12 games, outscoring its opponents 233-102 during the streak.
Oklahoma has won 20-straight November games at Owen Field.
Oklahoma is 21-1 when Landry Jones throws for more than 200 yards before halftime. He had 212 at the half today, his second-straight game accomplishing that feat.
OU is 29-2 when Landry Jones throws two or more touchdowns after throwing two today.
OU has won 31 straight games when leading at the half and are 130-9 overall when doing so under Stoops. The Sooners led 28-17 at the half today.
The OU defense held Baylor to team season lows in total offense (424 yards) and passing offense (172 yards) and tied the Bears' season low in pass completions (12). Baylor averaged 581.5 yards of total offense, 392.1 passing yards and 25.9 completions per game coming into today.
Oklahoma is the only Big 12 team to not allow a 300-yard passer this season, holding Baylor QB Nick Florence to 172 passing yards, a season low (previously 289 vs. TCU). Florence averaged 377.4 ypg coming into the game, the top mark in the nation.
|| Individual Notes
With 277 passing yards, Landry Jones now ranks fourth in NCAA history with 15,069 passing yards, passing BYU's Ty Detmer who had 15,031 yards.
With 267 yards of total offense, Jones now has 14,708 for his career to pass Boise State's Kellen Moore (2008-11) and BYU's Ty Detmer (1988-91) for 7th in NCAA history.
With two touchdowns passes, Jones passed Russell Wilson (2008-11) for 10th in NCAA history with 111 touchdowns.
Brennan Clay scored two touchdowns in a game for the second time in his career and second time this season. He had four rushing touchdowns vs. Florida A&M (9/8).
Clay caught a five-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter, the first receiving touchdown of his career.
Blake Bell scored on a 55-yard rush, his team-leading 10th touchdown of the season.
Bell's run was the longest by an OU quarterback since Patrick Fletcher's 58-yard rush vs. TCU (9/12/98) and the longest touchdown run by an OU QB since an 80-yarder by Eric Moore vs. Baylor (10/18/97). It passed the longest rush by a quarterback in the Stoops era, set previously by Paul Thompson's 50-yard rush vs. Fresno State in (9/13/03).
Bell surpassed his previous career high of 51 rushing yards in a game (Iowa, 12/31/11) with his 55-yard touchdown run. Bell finished with five carries for 74 yards.
With 33 receiving yards today, Kenny Stills now has 2,317 yards in his career, passing Malcolm Kelly (2005-07) for fourth in OU history.
Damien Williams scored on a three-yard rush in the second quarter and a 17-yard run in the third, bringing his total to nine touchdowns this year.
Javon Harris finished with a team high and career-high 14 tackles for his third career double-digit tackle game (second of the season).
With six receptions, 83 receiving yards and one touchdown, Justin Brown has set season highs with 41 receptions, 567 receiving yards and four touchdowns with four more games left to play this year.
Frank Shannon totaled eight tackles, passing his previous career high of six set vs. Texas Tech (10/6/12).
Ty Darlington started at center for the Sooners, his first-career start.
Tony Jefferson totaled 11 tackles, his fifth double-digit tackle game of the season and sixth of his career.
|| Team Notes
Baylor is now 7-10 in November games in the Art Briles era.
In 4 wins this season, Baylor has a +8 turnover margin; in 5 losses, Baylor's turnover margin is -9 (-1.8/game; 13 giveaways, 4 takeaways).
Baylor's 58-yard field goal in the 1st quarter was its longest since a 58-yard field goal Oct. 12, 1991.
Baylor's offense had averaged at least 6.0 yards-per-play in 14 straight games before averaging 5.0 yards per play vs. Oklahoma.
Baylor has connected on 9 passes for 50+ yards this season and 20 passes for 40+ yards.
Baylor's 17-play scoring drive in the 2nd quarter took 5:45 off the clock. It was the Bears' longest scoring drive of the season in time.
Baylor is now 12-2 when forcing 2+ turnovers during DC Phil Bennett's two season (won first 11 such games during Bennett's tenure, 1-2 since).
Baylor was held under 500 yards of total offense for only the 2nd time this season -- the Bears have had at least 400 yards of offense in every game.
|| Individual Notes
WR Terrance Williams had 91 receiving yards on 6 receptions -- it was only the 2nd time this season he was held under 100 receiving yards (84 yards is season low).
Williams' 1,431 receiving yards this season are the 2nd-most in program history and 232 shy of the school single season record, and his 4,292 career all-purpose yards are second most in school history and 187 shy of the Baylor record.
Williams moved into 3rd on Baylor's single-season receptions list (77).
QB Nick Florence moved into sixth on Baylor's career passing yards list (5,183) and tied for second in career TD responsibility (43).
Florence now has sole possession of 2nd on Baylor's single-season TD responsibility list (31).
RB Lache Seastrunk had a 3-yard TD run in the 2nd quarter, a 2-yard TD run in the 3rd quarter, and a 6-yard TD run in the 4th quarter, giving him 4 rushing TDs this season.
WR Tevin Reese was held without a catch, snapping his streak of consecutive games with a reception at 32 straight.
K Aaron Jones made 2 extra points and 2 field goals (58 yds, 21 yds) to bring his program-record career total to 289 points.
Jones made a 58-yard field goal in the 1st quarter, tying for the 3rd-longest made FG in program history and longest since Jeff Ireland's 58-yard FG on Oct. 12, 1991.
Jones joined Ireland and Bubba Hicks as the only kickers in program history with three career field goals from 50+ yards.