A crowd of 87,037, the largest to see a sporting event in the state of Oklahoma, watched the game, including OKC Thunder star Russell Westbrook, who briefly wore a Brian Bosworth #44 jersey on the sideline.
The Sooners got the ball first and went 75 yards in 6 plays to a touchdown, with Baker Mayfield passing to Mark Andrews for a 39-yard score to make it 7-0.
After getting the ball back on downs, OU then went 64 yards in 7 plays, with Mayfield passing to Dimitri Flowers for an 8-yard touchdown and a 14-0 lead with 8:17 to play in the first quarter.
OU forced a ULM punt and then went on an 8-play, 60-yard drive, with Samaje Perine scoring from a yard out to extend the lead to 21-0 with 3:07 left in the first quarter.
Early in the second quarter, OU scored again with Jarvis Baxter going 40 yards on an end around for a touchdown and a 28-0 Sooners lead with 14:49 left in the first half.
Oklahoma’s next possession resulted in a punt, but the one after that resulted in another score in just one play.
Mayfield threw to Nick Basquine for a 62-yard touchdown, extending the Sooners’ lead to 35-0 with 9:17 to play in the second quarter.
Late in the first half, OU added to the lead with a 5-play, 50-yard drive, capped by a 5-yard touchdown run by Samaje Perine to make it 42-0 Sooners with 1:03 to play in the half. (More at KFOR.com)
|3rd Down Conversions||2-14||4-9|
|4th Down Conversions||0-2||0-0|
|Time of Possession||29:17||30:43|