Oklahoma’s football team couldn’t get enough stops against a powerful Baylor running game and committed three turnovers and lost to the Bears 38-35 at Owen Field in Norman on Saturday.

The Bears rushed for 281 yards and intercepted OU quarterback Dillon Gabriel three times on their way to just their second occasion to win back-to-back games against the Sooners, a feat also accomplished in 2013 and 2014.

Baylor running back Craig Williams rushed for 192 yards on 25 carries, part of Baylor’s team total of 281 yards on the ground.

Oklahoma got the ball to start the game and went 75 yards in 10 plays to a touchdown.

Dillon Gabriel had two big running plays on the drive, running for 25, then scoring from 10 yards out to put the Sooners up 7-0 with 11:13 to play in the first quarter.

Baylor answered with their own scoring drive, going 63 yards in 11 plays, with Craig Williams scoring on a run around the left side from 11 yards out to tie the game 7-7 with 5:55 left in the first quarter.

The Sooners turned it over on the ensuing possession, with Gabriel getting his pass tipped by T.J. Franklin, and intercepted by Dillon Doyle, who returned it 9 yards to the OU 26-yard line.

It took Baylor just three plays to score, with Jordan Nabors scoring on a 6-yard run to give the Bears a 14-7 lead with 3:50 to play in the first quarter.

Oklahoma immediately responded, as Gabriel went deep to Marvin Mims for a 63-yard touchdown pass to cap a 3-play, 75 yard drive and it was tied 14-14 with 3:01 left in the first quarter.

Gabriel was 22-for-34 for 261 yards and two touchdowns, plus three interceptions.

Mims had 4 catches for 120 yards.

After a Baylor punt, OU turned it back over, as Gabriel had another pass tipped and Devin Lemear intercepted for the Bears, returning it 31 yards to the OU 34-yard line.

That led to a 49-yard field goal by John Mayers and Baylor led 17-14 with 12:59 to play in the first half.

Oklahoma turned the ball over on downs on the ensuing possession, going for it on 4th and 1 from the Baylor 35, but Marcus Major was stopped for no gain.

The Bears then went 65 yards in four plays to add to their lead.

Craig Williams gained 51 yards on a run, then finished the drive with a one-yard touchdown run to put Baylor up 24-14 with 9:06 left in the first half.

Oklahoma responded with a 75-yard drive in nine plays, with Eric Gray scoring on a 5-yard touchdown run to cut Baylor’s lead to 24-21 with 6:46 to play in the second quarter.

The two teams then exchanged interceptions.

Billy Bowman picked off Blake Shapen at the OU 20-yard line.

Then OU gave it right back, as Gabriel had his third pass intercepted, this time by Christian Morgan at the Baylor 32-yard line.

The Bears had to punt back to OU, and as the half expired, OU’s Zach Schmit missed a 55-yard field goal wide left.

Baylor got the ball to start the second half and went 75 yards in 10 plays, with Richard Reese scoring from 2 yards out to give the Bears a 31-21 lead with 10:56 left in the third quarter.

After an exchange of punts, Oklahoma went 77 yards in 7 plays, with Gabriel passing to Drake Stoops for a 9-yard touchdown to cut the Baylor lead to 31-28 with 4:52 left in the third quarter.

Early in the fourth quarter, the Bears made a two-score game, going 80 yards in 11 plays, with Qualon Jones scoring on a 10-yard touchdown run to make it 38-28 Baylor with 9:15 to play.

Oklahoma responded by going 75 yards in 13 plays, with Eric Gray scoring on a one-yard run to cut Baylor’s lead to 38-35 with 4:05 left.

Gray had 106 yards rushing on 23 carries.

The Bears ran out the clock from there, with Craig Williams running for a gain of 43 and kneeling down at the OU 7-yard line to ensure Baylor could prevent OU from getting the ball back.

OU had won three in a row over Baylor in Norman.

The Sooners fall to 5-4 on the season overall, 2-4 in Big 12 play.

OU plays at West Virginia at 11:00 am next Saturday.