Live In-Game Updates: Longhorns Obliterate Sooners, Win 49-0 – Sports Illustrated

  • October 10, 2022

The Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners clash for their 118th all-time meeting on Saturday in Dallas at the Cotton Bowl.
Texas leads the all-time series 62-50-5, but has dropped the past four meetings. This included a 39-27 win for OU over the Horns in the 2018 Big 12 Championship, though it was Texas who won the Red River Shootout earlier that season 48-45 on a game-winning field goal by kicker Cameron Dicker. 
Saturday's matchup marks the first time since 1998 that both teams enter the game unranked. Texas won that game 34-3.
The epic rivalry is always filled with emotion regardless of ranking, but Texas coach Steve Sarkisian wants his team to avoid getting to in over its head.
"We want to play with emotion," he said. "Football is a game of emotion, teams need to play with emotion. We just don't want to play emotional. That's a fine line. Cause when you play emotional, that's when you start doing things out of character." 
The Longhorns will also welcome back quarterback Quinn Ewers, who will make his first start since suffering a clavicle injury in the 20-19 loss to No. 1 Alabama on Sept. 10.
Live in-game updates will appear at kickoff. 
The Sooners won the toss and deferred to the second half. The Longhorns will begin their opening drive at the 25-yard line. 
FIRST QUARTER
The Longhorns got two touches to running back Bijan Robinson on the first two plays of the drive. But Roschon Johnson was stopped on third down as Texas went three-and-out. 
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The Sooners nearly went three-and-out, but quarterback Davis Beville competed the short the third-down conversion. Receiver Brayden Willis appeared to fumble on the play, but the officials did not review the play. 
But OU punted three plays later, pinning Texas back at its own 10-yard line. 
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The Longhorns put together a strong up-tempo drive on their next possession, as a handful of strong runs by Robinson and Roschon Johnson got Texas into the red zone 
TOUCHDOWN TEXAS: Robinson finished the 12-play, 90-yard drive with a two-yard touchdown run. 
Texas 7, Oklahoma 0
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OU started the next drive with a receiver Jalil Farooq dashed for a 23-yard gain. 
The Sooners had tight end Brayden Willis take multiple snaps at wildcat to get OU down into Texas territory. 
OU was faced with a fourth-down, but completed the field-goal fake to keep the chains moving. 
The Sooners then attempted their third fourth-down try of the drive a few plays later, but the Texas front stopped the run short of the line to gain. 
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END OF FIRST QUARTER
Texas 7, Oklahoma 0
SECOND QUARTER
After a diving first-down catch from Jordan Whittington, Johnson took a short pass from Ewers 38 yards down to the OU 25-yard line. 
TOUCHDOWN TEXAS: The Horns continued to show their quick-strike ability, as Ewers found Xavier Worthy for a 10-yard touchdown. The eight-play, 92-yard drive took up just three minutes of game time.
Texas 14, Oklahoma 0
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The Sooners kept the running game and wildcat formation going, but were forced to punt after a six-play, 34-yard drive. 
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TOUCHDOWN TEXAS: The Longhorns completed another effortless scoring drive, as Ewers found Keilan Robinson for a 15-yard touchdown. 
Texas 21, Oklahoma 0
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The Sooners went three-and-out, as Texas' defense continued to fly to the ball. 
The Longhorns are back in the AP's Top 25.
A 49-point win over the rival Oklahoma Sooners proved that the Texas Longhorns are trending back in the right direction.
Quinn Ewers continues to display a swagger at the quarterback position that Texas has longed for.
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But the Longhorns quickly gave the ball back, going three-and-out as well. 
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INTERCEPTION TEXAS: The Sooners remained committed to the rushing attack, but attempted a jump pass out of the wildcat that was intercepted by Texas defensive back Jahdae Barron at the Horns' 21-yard line. 
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TOUCHDOWN TEXAS: Ewers finds tight end Ja'Tavion Sanders for his third touchdown of the half as the Horns take a 28-0 lead.
Texas 28, Oklahoma 0
INTERCEPTION TEXAS: The Sooners attempted a deep shot with just seconds remaining in the half, as D'Shawn Jamison came up with the interception.
HALFTIME: Texas 28, Oklahoma 0
START OF THIRD QUARTER
The Sooners punted after just five plays on their opening drive of the half. 
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Ewers nearly had Whittington for a wide-open touchdown, but overthrew him a bit. And after trying to throw it away on the next play, Ewers' pass was intercepted CJ Coldon. 
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The Sooners were unable to do anything with the interception and went three-and-out. 
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TOUCHDOWN TEXAS: Bijan Robinson walked in for his second touchdown of the day, as the Horns completed a quick, seven-play, 76-yard drive.
Texas 35, Oklahoma 0
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OU once again went three-and-out, as all momentum was on Texas' side 
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TOUCHDOWN TEXAS: Ewers found Sanders for his second score of the day, as he got free in the end zone for an 18-yard score. 
Texas 42, Oklahoma 0
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OU's porous offensive day continued, as a sack from Byron Murphy forced a third straight three-and-out. 
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TOUCHDOWN TEXAS: The Longhorns continue to embarrass the Sooners, as running back Jonathon Brooks finds the end zone to give Texas a 49-0 lead. 
Texas 49, Oklahoma 0
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FINAL: Texas 49, Oklahoma 0
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