For Sooners, Bedlam made everything so clear
There are no stats for some of the records set Saturday evening at Owen Field.
Like, has one game ever made so much so clear for one side?
Has any game ever meant so much to the victors, yet simultaneously exposed those victors so obviously?
How do you measure that?
Because Oklahoma took down Bedlam rival Oklahoma State 28-13 and it was everything the Sooners needed.
With just enough in front of them to still turn coach Brent Venables’ debacle of a rookie season into something spinnably positive, the Sooners took advantage, scoring 28 first-quarter points, which turned out to be plenty given the opportunistic and turnover-happy effort from a defense that’s suddenly not so beleaguered.
Beat Texas Tech, win the bowl game, continue making defensive strides and what’s been horrendous will suddenly feel promising.
Heck, win eight games, look good doing it and OU might finish back in the polls.
If you’re a citizen of Sooner Nation, you have to be pleased.
Previously, the light at the end of OU’s tunnel was believed not visible for the rest of this season and maybe the next. Now, this team may see it as soon as late December, early January.
It’s a story that matters.
Other Sooner Bedlam stories?
Regrettably, they’re not stories at all, but indictments and why don’t we tick them off right now.
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