Sooners Smack Texas Tech 63-28

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The Sooners got a boost with the return of Rahmondre Stevenson and Ronnie Perkins from suspension. However, the opening drive didn’t start well for the Sooners. Henri Colombi hit a 22 yard strike to Erik Ezukanma. SaRodorick Thompson broke a 28 yard run off followed by a five yard touchdown run. Tech jumped out to a 7-0 lead.

The Sooners and Raiders traded punts following that. When OU got it back, Spencer Rattler found Austin Stogner on an impressive 41 yard strike. That set up Rahmondre Stevenson rushing in his first touchdown of the season from six yards out. OU tied it up at 7 in the first.

On the next Tech drive, Henri Columbi threw a pass over the middle his receiver couldn’t handle and Tre Norwood tallied his first interception of the season deep in Tech territory. A few plays later TJ Pledger ran home a two yard touchdown to make it 14-7. OU had their first lead of the night.

That wasn’t all though. Norwood picked a second pass off from a tip. Again OU capitalized. Stevenson notched his second touchdown of the night from a yard out. 21-7 Sooners.

OU would get it back and the offense continued to fire on all cylinders. Spencer Sanders found Jeremiah Hall for the four yard touchdown and OU was totally in control 28-7.

OU’s defense forced a three and out following that. Spencer Rattler made some noise through the air connecting on a 29 yard strike to Theo Wease and an incredible 27 yard throw on the run to Austin Stogner for the touchdown. OU led 35-7.

Another punt forced, another OU touchdown in the second. This time Rahmondre Stevenson scored his third touchdown of the half from a yard out. This time holding up his jersey to show writing on a shirt saying, “I’m back.” OU up 42-7.

Tech wouldn’t go quietly. Columbi hit Travis Koontz on a 75 yard touchdown pass following that on a breakdown by OU’s defense. 42-14 Sooners.

Although Tech would lose momentum from their three and out from OU on their next drive. Columbi fumbled which was recovered by Isaiah Thomas. OU forced their third turnover of the night. OU would add two field goals before the half and lead 48-14 at the break.

OU notched two sacks and five tackles for loss in their first half against Tech. And they scored the third most points they’ve scored in a half in the last 60 years.

Mikey Henderson notched his first career touchdown from a few yards out in the 3rd quarter. Following that, the starters hit the bench with OU on top 55-14. Spencer Rattler passed for 288 yards going 21 of 30. No turnovers. Rahmondre Stevenson came back in a huge way. 13 carries, 87 yards and three touchdowns. Austin Stogner had 3 catches for 77 yards and a score, Theo Wease had 5 for 105 yards. The Sooners win 62-28, their ninth straight win over Tech.

Next up for the Sooners, they square off with Kansas at home.

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