Against Bears, Sooners suffer worst kind of loss
Just the worst.
The worst kind of game to endure, to walk out of the stadium afterward, to walk away from the television once over.
Because Baylor came into Owen Field on Saturday and walked out a 38-35 winner and Oklahoma wasn’t great, but wasn’t so bad either.
Though Dillon Gabriel threw three first-half interceptions rooted in bad decisions, but also bad breaks, he came back after the half and performed, as did his line, as did his backs.
The 9-yard scoring toss to Drake Stoops that brought the Sooners within 31-28 4:52 before the fourth quarter began was a game-saving play at the end of a game-saving drive.
Seven plays, 75 yards, only twice going to the air, it was the march of the season, just the thing OU could not put together trying to finally pull even with Kansas State, to stay close against TCU, to even fantasize about accomplishing inside the Cotton Bowl against Texas.
Yet, they did it.
It was a statement.
The Sooners hung.
They didn’t flinch.
They showed great progress, too, just as they had their previous two outings.
Knocked down, they got up, coming back from the bad stuff with unyielding confidence and strong performance.
The problem with all that?
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