Blake Answers the Bell, Sooners Roll
Oklahoma quarterback Blake Bell made his first career start, throwing for 413 yards as the Sooners rolled past Tulsa 51-20 on Saturday at Owen Field in Norman.
Bell set a school record for passing yards by a quarterback in his first start, completing 27 of 37 passes, four of them for touchdowns.
Receiver Sterling Shepard may have had his best game as a Sooner, catching 8 passes for 123 yards and two scores.
Bell threw touchdown passes of 3 to Roy Finch and 29 to Shepard, then in the second half threw to Shepard again for a 35-yard touchdown,
plus a 25-yarder to Jalen Saunders.
Brennan Clay and freshman Keith Ford added short touchdown runs for the Sooners.
Michael Hunnicutt kicked three field goals, and the Sooners were never in danger against the Golden Hurricane.
OU did not have a turnover in the game, and outgained TU 607-321.
Oklahoma is now 3-0, and get next weeek off before visiting Notre Dame on September 28th, a game that can be seen on KFOR, with kickoff set for 2:30 pm.