With the 2021 school football time quick approaching, let us consider a appear back again at the Sooners’ output past year. Welcome to the “Sooners Summer time Series,” Sooners Wire’s new collection unpacking every match from the pandemic yr.
As fans eagerly await game titles on Saturdays, why not choose a reminiscent search at some of the highlights from the 2020 season? What ended up the important playmakers in the video game and performs that changed the final result? Every single calendar year Oklahoma sits atop the Major 12 hierarchy with elite expertise and ground breaking coaching. Final year did not stray from custom.
We unpack the sixth video game of the 2020 year with the Sooners victory around the Red Raiders in Lubbock, Texas. Oklahoma defeated Texas Tech 62-28 on Halloween.
The Sooners bested the Red Raiders 559 whole yards to their 400. OU dominated the time of possession and made a well balanced assault, 346 yards by way of the air and 213 on the floor. Penalties manufactured a placing big difference in the momentum change in the course of the ballgame. In distinction to Texas Tech’s 11 penalties for 85 yards, Oklahoma only experienced two for 15.
Equally managing again Rhamondre Stevenson and defensive conclusion Ronnie Perkins returned just after becoming suspended due to the fact prior to the Peach Bowl. Stevenson made an impact in his debut on the gridiron, operating for 3 touchdowns in the initially fifty percent. He finished the evening with 13 carries for 87 yards. His 3rd touchdown gave the Sooners a 42-7 direct with 6:30 remaining in the to start with 50 %. Perkins designed tension up front swarming ball carriers with three tackles, two for a loss.
The Pink Raiders scored a touchdown on their opening generate but then items spiraled downhill. Three turnovers and four punts prior to halftime is not a profitable method. Conversely, Oklahoma scored TDs on six consecutive drives after Texas Tech’s opening SaRodorick Thompson’s five-garden landing run. In addition to Stevenson, T.J. Pledger had a two-garden touchdown run, Jeremiah Corridor linked with Spencer Rattler on a rapid 4-property pass for the TD, and Austin Stogner hauled in a 27-yarder from Rattler to extend the Sooners direct.
The next fifty percent was similar to the first. TTU had punted on their to start with a few drives following halftime, and OU designed it into the end zone two a lot more times with runs by Mikey Henderson and Seth McGowan. Rattler accomplished 21 of 30 passing attempts before Tanner Mordecai took more than midway by the third quarter with a 55-14 direct about the Raiders. Freshman Chandler Morris also acquired some snaps late in the ballgame.
Alex Grinch’s defense played bodily and Tre Norwood notched two interceptions that set Oklahoma’s offense back again on the industry. In addition, the higher-hard work device racked up 51 tackles, 2. sacks, 9 tackles for reduction, four passes defended, and 4 quarterback hurries.
On the offensive facet of the soccer, Theo Wease led the staff with 5 receptions for 105 yards and a 21. ordinary for each catch. Oklahoma set up an additional dominant overall performance for the 11th time in a row versus Texas Tech, scoring at least 38 factors vs the foe.