2014 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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2014 Oklahoma Sooners football
Oklahoma Sooners logo.svg
Conference Big 12 Conference
2014 record 8–5 (5–4 Big 12)
Head coach Bob Stoops (16th year)
Co-offensive coordinator Josh Heupel (4th full as OC, 10th overall year)
Co-offensive coordinator Jay Norvell (4th full as OC, 7th overall year)
Offensive scheme Multiple No-huddle
Defensive coordinator Mike Stoops (3rd year of second stint, 8th overall year)
Base defense 3–4
Captain Michael Hunnicutt
Trevor Knight
Chuka Ndulue
Eric Striker
Daryl Williams
Julian Wilson
Home stadium Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 82,112)
Seasons
« 2013 2015 »
2014 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#7 Baylor §   8 1         11 2  
#3 TCU §   8 1         12 1  
#18 Kansas State   7 2         9 4  
Oklahoma   5 4         8 5  
Texas   5 4         6 7  
West Virginia   5 4         7 6  
Oklahoma State   4 5         7 6  
Texas Tech   2 7         4 8  
Kansas   1 8         3 9  
Iowa State   0 9         2 10  
§ – Conference co-champions
As of January 1, 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season, the 120th season of Sooner football. The team was led by two-time Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award winner, Bob Stoops, in his 16th season as head coach. They played their home games at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. They were a member of the Big 12 Conference.

Conference play began on September 20, 2014 with a win against the West Virginia Mountaineers in Morgantown, West Virginia and ended with an upset loss in the annual Bedlam Series on December 6, 2014 against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in Norman. After finishing the regular season with a record of 8–4 (5–4 in Big 12 play), finishing in a tie for fourth place in the conference, the Sooners were invited to play in the Russell Athletic Bowl against the Clemson Tigers,[1] where they were defeated by a score of 40–6.

Preseason[edit]

Recruits[edit]

Award watch lists[edit]


Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 6:00 PM[13] Louisiana Tech* #4 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK FSN PPV W 48–16   85,063[14]
September 6 11:00 AM at Tulsa* #4 Chapman StadiumTulsa, OK ABC/ESPN2 W 52–7   29,357[15]
September 13 7:00 PM[13] Tennessee* #4 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK ABC W 34–10   85,622[16]
September 20 6:30 PM at West Virginia #4 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV FOX W 45–33   61,908[17]
October 4 2:30 PM at #25 TCU #4 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX FOX L 33–37   47,394[18]
October 11 11:00 AM vs. Texas #11 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Showdown) ABC W 31–26   92,100[19]
October 18 11:00 AM #14 Kansas Statedagger #11 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK ESPN L 30–31   85,019[20]
November 1 11:00 AM at Iowa State #19 Jack Trice StadiumAmes, IA FS1 W 59–14   50,784[21]
November 8 11:00 AM #10 Baylor #16 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK FS1 L 14–48   85,048[22]
November 15 2:30 PM at Texas Tech Jones AT&T StadiumLubbock, TX ESPN W 42–30   59,014[23]
November 22 11:00 AM Kansas #23 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK FS1 W 44–7   84,908[24]
December 6 2:30 PM Oklahoma State #18 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK (Bedlam Series) FS1 L 35–38 OT  85,312[25]
December 29 4:30 PM vs. #18 Clemson* Orlando Citrus Bowl StadiumOrlando, FL (Russell Athletic Bowl) ESPN L 6–40   40,071[26]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time[27].

Roster[edit]

2014 Oklahoma Sooners football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 1 Young, K. J.K. J. Young Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 3 Shepard, SterlingSterling Shepard Jr
QB 4 Hansen, JusticeJustice Hansen Fr
WR 5 Neal, DurronDurron Neal Jr
QB 6 Mayfield, BakerBaker Mayfield So
WR 7 Cavil, DannonDannon Cavil Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 8 Bennett, AustinAustin Bennett So
QB 9 Knight, TrevorTrevor Knight (C) Redshirt.svg So
TE 10 Bell, BlakeBlake Bell Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 11 Green-Beckham, DorialDorial Green-Beckham Jr
WR 12 Woods, DerrickDerrick Woods Redshirt.svg So
QB 14 Thomas, CodyCody Thomas Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 15 Mead, JefferyJeffery Mead Fr
WR 16 Quick, MichiahMichiah Quick Fr
WR 17 Smallwood, JordanJordan Smallwood Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 19 Todd, DallisDallis Todd Fr
RB 20 Mixon, JoeJoe Mixon Fr
RB 21 Ford, KeithKeith Ford So
RB 25 Smith, DavidDavid Smith Redshirt.svg So
RB 28 Ross, AlexAlex Ross Redshirt.svg So
RB 32 Perine, SamajeSamaje Perine Fr
FB 32 Uhles, JaxonJaxon Uhles So
RB 34 Brooks, DanielDaniel Brooks Redshirt.svg So
RB 35 McIntee, EzelEzel McIntee Fr
FB 36 Flowers, DimitriDimitri Flowers Fr
FB 41 Fa'aola, JustinJustin Fa'aola Jr
TE 45 Meier, CarsonCarson Meier Fr
FB 47 Palange, JoeJoe Palange Redshirt.svg So
FB 48 Ripkowski, AaronAaron Ripkowski Sr
OL 52 Hughes, John-PhilipJohn-Philip Hughes Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 53 Feo, TonyTony Feo Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 54 Kasitati, NilaNila Kasitati Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 55 St. John, JosiahJosiah St. John Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 56 Darlington, TyTy Darlington Jr
OL 63 Dalton, AlexAlex Dalton Fr
OL 64 Hartsook, DylanDylan Hartsook Redshirt.svg So
OL 65 Hardaway, NickNick Hardaway So
OL 66 Nolan, RileyRiley Nolan Redshirt.svg So
OL 68 Alvarez, JonathanJonathan Alvarez Fr
OL 69 Paul, JosephJoseph Paul Fr
OL 70 Daimler, ChristianChristian Daimler Redshirt.svg Fr
OL 71 Thompson, TyrusTyrus Thompson Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 72 Farniok, DerekDerek Farniok Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 73 Frison, KenyonKenyon Frison Fr
OL 74 Shead, AdamAdam Shead Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 75 Evans, TylerTyler Evans Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 76 Grant, SamSam Grant Redshirt.svg So
OL 77 Savage, DionteDionte Savage Sr
OL 78 Brown, OrlandoOrlando Brown Fr
OL 79 Williams, DarylDaryl Williams (C) Redshirt.svg Sr
TE 80 Ijalana, IsaacIsaac Ijalana So
WR 81 Andrews, MarkMark Andrews Fr
WR 83 Basquine, NickNick Basquine Fr
WR 84 Bothun, GrantGrant Bothun Jr
WR 87 Augello, RyanRyan Augello Fr
WR 88 Chancellor, CodyCody Chancellor So
TE 88 McNamara, TaylorTaylor McNamara Redshirt.svg So
TE 89 Knight, ConnorConnor Knight Redshirt.svg So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 1 Alexander, DominiqueDominique Alexander So
DB 2 Wilson, JulianJulian Wilson (C) Redshirt.svg Sr
DB 3 Windham, TitoTito Windham Fr
DB 4 Byrd, HatariHatari Byrd So
DB 6 Taylor, StanvonStanvon Taylor So
LB 9 Evans, TayTay Evans Fr
DB 10 Hayes, QuentinQuentin Hayes Redshirt.svg Sr
DB 11 Parker, StevenSteven Parker Fr
DB 13 Thomas, AhmadAhmad Thomas So
DB 14 Green, MarcusMarcus Green Fr
DB 15 Sanchez, ZackZack Sanchez Redshirt.svg So
LB 18 Bolton, CurtisCurtis Bolton Fr
LB 19 Striker, EricEric Striker (C) Jr
LB 20 Shannon, FrankFrank Shannon Redshirt.svg Jr
DB 22 Johnson, CortezCortez Johnson Redshirt.svg Jr
LB 23 Bond, DevanteDevante Bond Jr
DB 23 McQuinnie, VontreVontre McQuinnie Fr
DB 24 Young, BrandonBrandon Young Sr
LB 25 Franklin, AaronAaron Franklin Redshirt.svg Sr
LB 26 Evans, JordanJordan Evans So
DB 27 Austin, DakotaDakota Austin So
DB 29 Briggs, DylanDylan Briggs Fr
DE 29 Favors, RashodRashod Favors Redshirt.svg Sr
DB 30 Thomas, JordanJordan Thomas Fr
DB 30 LaGrone, ThaddeusThaddeus LaGrone So
LB 31 Taylor, LondellLondell Taylor Redshirt.svg Jr
DB 32 Bennett, JoshuaJoshua Bennett Fr
DB 36 Sander, CadenCaden Sander Fr
DB 37 Kitchens, BrandonBrandon Kitchens Redshirt.svg So
DB 38 Bissoon, NajeeNajee Bissoon Redshirt.svg Fr
DB 39 Owens, DariusDarius Owens So
LB 40 Lindley, P. L.P. L. Lindley Redshirt.svg Jr
DB 41 Walker, BrianBrian Walker Redshirt.svg Fr
LB 42 Hunter, RubenRuben Hunter So
LB 43 Cotton, CameronCameron Cotton Fr
LB 45 Gastelum, CalebCaleb Gastelum Redshirt.svg Sr
DE 49 Driskill, DavidDavid Driskill Redshirt.svg Sr
DT 50 Garnett, CourtneyCourtney Garnett Fr
LB 51 Parker, CadeCade Parker Fr
DT 58 Frazier, ChaseChase Frazier Redshirt.svg Fr
DT 59 Snowden, KaneKane Snowden Redshirt.svg So
DT 80 Phillips, JordanJordan Phillips Redshirt.svg So
LB 82 Okoronkwo, OgbonniaOgbonnia Okoronkwo Redshirt.svg Fr
DE 84 Onuoha, MikeMike Onuoha Redshirt.svg So
DE 85 Grissom, GeneoGeneo Grissom Redshirt.svg Sr
DE 87 Ward, D. J.D. J. Ward Redshirt.svg Fr
DE 90 Dimon, MattMatt Dimon So
DE 91 Tapper, CharlesCharles Tapper Jr
DT 92 Romar, MatthewMatthew Romar Redshirt.svg Fr
DT 93 Wade, JordanJordan Wade Redshirt.svg So
DT 94 Peterson, TorreaTorrea Peterson Redshirt.svg Sr
DT 95 Russell, QuincyQuincy Russell Sr
DE 96 Tate, MitchMitch Tate Redshirt.svg Jr
DT 97 Walker, CharlesCharles Walker Redshirt.svg Fr
DT 98 Ndulue, ChukaChuka Ndulue (C) Redshirt.svg Sr
DE 99 Orso, DwayneDwayne Orso Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 18 Hunnicutt, MichaelMichael Hunnicutt (C) Redshirt.svg Sr
P 38 Steed, JackJack Steed Redshirt.svg So
K 39 Hodgson, NickNick Hodgson Sr
LS 42 Horky, WesleyWesley Horky Fr
P 44 Barnett, JedJed Barnett Sr
K 46 Braught, JackJack Braught So
K 47 Hosek, EricEric Hosek Redshirt.svg Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Josh HeupelCo-Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks
  • Jay NorvellCo-Offensive Coordinator / Wide Receivers
  • Cale GundyRunning Backs / Director of Recruiting
  • Bill Bedenbaugh – Offensive Line
  • Jay BoulwareTight Ends / Special Teams Coordinator
  • Mike StoopsAssociate Head Coach, Defensive Coordinator, Safeties
  • Tim KishAssistant Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers
  • Bobby Jack WrightAssistant Head Coach / Cornerbacks
  • Jerry Montgomery - Defensive Line
  • Jerry SchmidtDirector of Sports Enhancement
  • Matt McMillen – Assistant A.D. Football Operations
  • Merv Johnson – Director of Football Operations
  • Austin Woods – Offensive Quality Control
  • C. J. Ah You - Special Teams Quality Control
  • Chad Walker - Defensive Quality Control
  • Ryan Allgood - Offensive Graduate Assistant
  • Joey Halzle – Offensive Graduate Assistant
  • Corey Callens - Defensive Graduate Assistant
  • Courtney Viney - Defensive Graduate Assistant

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: September 1, 2014

Depth chart[edit]

Defense


FS
Ahmad Thomas
Hatari Byrd or
Steven Parker


ROLB RILB LILB LOLB
Geneo Grissom Dominique Alexander Jordan Evans Eric Striker
Devante Bond or Aaron Franklin Caleb Gastelum P. L. Lindley
Ogbonnia Okoronkwo
SS
Quentin Hayes
Steven Parker
CB
Zack Sanchez
Dakota Austin
Stanvon Taylor


DE NT DE
Chuka Ndulue Jordan Phillips Charles Tapper
Charles Walker Matthew Romar Matt Dimon
D. J. Ward Torrea Peterson Torrea Peterson
CB
Julian Wilson
Jordan Thomas
Marcus Green
Offense
WR
Sterling Shepard/
Durron Neal
K.J. Young
Jordan Smallwood/
Austin Bennett
LT LG C RG RT
Tyrus Thompson Adam Shead Ty Darlington Dionte Savage or Daryl Williams
Josiah St. John Dionte Savage Nila Kasitati Nila Kasitati Derek Farniok
Christian Daimler Jonathan Alvarez Tyler Evans
TE
Blake Bell
Taylor McNamara
Sam Grant
WR
Michiah Quick
K.J. Young
Austin Bennett
QB
Trevor Knight
Cody Thomas
Justice Hansen
RB
Samaje Perine or
Alex Ross or
Keith Ford
FB
Aaron Ripkowski
Dimitri Flowers
Special Teams
PK Michael Hunnicutt
P Jed Barnett
Jack Steed
KR Alex Ross
Durron Neal
Michiah Quick
PR Sterling Shepard
Michiah Quick
Zack Sanchez
LS Connor Knight (PAT/FG)
Wesley Horky (Punts)
H Grant Bothun
Jack Steed or
Jed Barnett

[28]

Game notes[edit]

Louisiana Tech[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at #4 Oklahoma Sooners – Game summary[29]
1 2 3 4 Total
Louisiana Tech 0 3 0 13 16
#4 Oklahoma 21 10 10 7 48

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK

  • Date: August 30, 2014
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 93 °F (34 °C) • Wind: ENE 5 • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 85,063
  • Referee: Referee: Dan Romeo • Umpire: Scott Teifer • Linesman: Rick Smith • Line judge: Marc Bovos • Back judge: Chris Alston • Field judge: Bobby Benard • Side judge: Craig Falkner
  • TV announcers (FSN (PPV)): Ron Thulin (Play-by-play),[30] Dave Lapham (Color)[30] & Chad McKee (Sideline)[30]
Game information
First Quarter
  • OU – 10:22 Keith Ford 22 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 7–0)
  • OU – 06:18 Sterling Shepard 16 yd pass from Trevor Knight, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 14–0)
  • OU – 00:33 Keith Ford 5 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 21–0)
Second Quarter
  • OU – 12:24 Michael Hunnicutt 39 yd field goal (OU 24–0)
  • OU – 02:19 Alex Ross 1 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 31–0)
  • LT – 00:00 Jonathan Barnes 36 yd field goal (OU 31–3)
Third Quarter
  • OU – 13:31 Alex Ross 8 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 38–3)
  • OU – 09:41 Michael Hunnicutt 37 yd field goal (OU 41–3)
Fourth Quarter
  • LT – 14:49 Kenneth Dixon 6 yd pass from Cody Sokol, Jonathan Barnes XP good (OU 41–10)
  • OU – 14:00 Samaje Perine 7 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 48–10)
  • LT – 14:49 Trent Taylor 22 yd pass from Cody Sokol, Jonathan Barnes XP blocked (OU 48–16)
Top Passers
  • LT – Cody Sokol 22/36, 191 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT
  • OU – Trevor Knight 19/34, 253 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
Top Rushers
  • LT – Kenneth Dixon 16 attempts, 42 yards
  • OU – Samaje Perine 13 attempts, 77 yards, 1 TD
Top Receiving
  • LT – Sterling Griffin 7 receptions, 74 yards
  • OU – Keith Ford 4 receptions, 65 yards
Top Tacklers
  • LT – Kentrell Brice 9 tackles
  • OU – Aaron Franklin 6 tackles

Tulsa[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
18–7–1 2013 OU, 51–20
#4 Oklahoma Sooners at Tulsa Golden Hurricane – Game summary[31]
1 2 3 4 Total
#4 Oklahoma 21 10 14 7 52
Tulsa 0 0 7 0 7

at Chapman StadiumTulsa, OK

  • Date: September 6, 2014
  • Game time: 11:05 a.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 65 °F (18 °C) • Wind: N 9 • Weather: Light Rain
  • Game attendance: 29,357
  • Referee: Referee: Reggie Smith • Umpire: Michael Cooper • Linesman: Mike Moeller • Line judge: Greg Reid • Back judge: Lyndon Nixon • Field judge: Matt Mills • Side judge: Tim Murray
  • TV announcers (ABC/ESPN2): Sean McDonough (Play-by-play),[32] Chris Spielman (Color)[32] & Todd McShay (Sideline)[32]
Game information
First Quarter
  • OU – 14:03 Keith Ford 7 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 7–0)
  • OU – 06:35 Trevor Knight 31 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 14–0)
  • OU – 01:58 Blake Bell 3 yd pass from Trevor Knight, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 21–0)
Second Quarter
  • OU – 12:04 Michael Hunnicutt 38 yd field goal (OU 24–0)
  • OU – 06:13 Alex Ross 82 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 31–0)
Third Quarter
  • TUL – 11:42 Keevan Lucas 4 yd pass from Dane Evans, Carl Salazar XP good (OU 31–7)
  • OU – 09:32 Keith Ford 23 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 38–7)
  • OU – 08:32 Genoe Grissom 38 yd interception return, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 45–7)
Fourth Quarter
  • OU – 14:56 Sterling Shepard 15 yd pass from Trevor Knight, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 52–7)
Top Passers
  • OU – Trevor Knight 21/34, 299 yards, 2 TD
  • TUL – Dane Evans 23/43, 204 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT
Top Rushers
  • OU – Alex Ross 5 attempts, 90 yards, 1 TD
  • TUL – James Flanders 13 attempts, 54 yards
Top Receiving
  • OU – Sterling Shepard 8 receptions, 177 yards, 1 TD
  • TUL – Keevan Lucas 10 receptions, 84 yards, 1 TD
Top Tacklers
  • OU – Eric Striker 8 tackles
  • TUL – Trent Martin 9 tackles

Tennessee[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 1967 OU, 26–24
Tennessee Volunteers at #4 Oklahoma Sooners – Game summary[33]
1 2 3 4 Total
Tennessee 0 7 3 0 10
#4 Oklahoma 13 7 7 7 34

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Stadium • Norman, OK

  • Date: September 13, 2014
  • Game time: 7:14 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 63 °F (17 °C) • Wind: ESE 7 • Weather: Partly Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 85,622
  • Referee: Referee: Matt Moore • Umpire: Tom Quick • Linesman: Gary Jayroe • Line judge: David Oliver • Back judge: Grantis Bell • Field judge: Phillip Davenpo • Side judge: Chris Conley
  • TV announcers (ABC): Chris Fowler (Play-by-play),[34] Kirk Herbstreit (Color)[34] & Heather Cox (Sideline)[34]
Game information
First Quarter
  • OU – 09:48 Michael Hunnicutt 29 yd field goal (OU 3–0)
  • OU – 05:52 Keith Ford 23 yd pass from Trevor Knight, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 10–0)
  • OU – 00:04 Michael Hunnicutt 27 yd field goal (OU 13–0)
Second Quarter
  • UT – 09:46 Josh Smith 40 yd pass from Justin Worley, Aaron Medley XP good (OU 13–7)
  • OU – 01:33 Keith Ford 11 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 20–7)
Third Quarter
  • OU – 12:25 Trevor Knight 5 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 27–7)
  • UT – 02:29 Aaron Medley 31 yd field goal (OU 27–10)
Fouth Quarter
  • OU – 10:57 Julian Wilson 100 yd interception return, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 34–10)
Top Passers
  • UT – Justin Worley 21/44, 201 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT
  • OU – Trevor Knight 20/33, 308 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
Top Rushers
  • UT – Jalen Hurd 14 attempts, 97 yards
  • OU – Samaje Perine 9 attempts, 67 yards
Top Receiving
  • UT – Marquez North 6 receptions, 67 yards
  • OU – Sterling Shepard 5 receptions, 109 yards
Top Tacklers
  • UT – A. J. Johnson 11 tackles
  • OU – Dominique Alexander 12 tackles

West Virginia[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
4–2 2013 OU, 16–7
#4 Oklahoma Sooners at West Virginia Mountaineers – Game summary[35]
1 2 3 4 Total
#4 Oklahoma 3 21 14 7 45
West Virginia 7 17 3 6 33

at Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV

  • Date: September 20, 2014
  • Game time: 7:35 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 78 °F (26 °C) • Wind: SSW 7 • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 61,908
  • Referee: Referee: Dan Romeo • Umpire: Scott Teifer • Linesman: Rick Smith • Line judge: Marc Bovos • Back judge: Chris Alston • Field judge: Bobby Benard • Side judge: Craig Falkner
  • TV announcers (FOX): Gus Johnson (Play-by-play),[36] Charles Davis (Color)[36] & Molly McGrath (Sideline)[36]
Game information
First Quarter
  • OU – 04:20 Michael Hunnicutt 42 yd field goal (OU 3–0)
  • WVU – 00:39 Kevin White 68 yd pass from Clint Trickett, Josh Lambert XP good (WVU 7–3)
Second Quarter
  • WVU – 11:00 Josh Lambert 54 yd field goal (WVU 10–3)
  • OU – 08:58 Trevor Knight 4 yd pass from Durron Neal, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (Tied 10–10)
  • WVU – 07:45 Mario Alford 30 yd pass from Clint Trickett, Josh Lambert XP good (WVU 17–10)
  • OU – 03:09 Samaje Perine 2 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (Tied 17–17)
  • WVU – 01:20 Rushel Shell 5 yd run, Josh Lambert XP good (WVU 24–17)
  • OU – 01:08 Alex Ross 100 yd kickoff return, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (Tied 24–24)
Third Quarter
  • OU – 12:22 Samaje Perine 9 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 31–24)
  • WVU – 06:28 Josh Lambert 31 yd field goal (OU 31–27)
  • OU – 01:00 Samaje Perine 5 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 38–27)
Fourth Quarter
  • OU – 04:30 Samaje Perine 19 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 45–27)
  • WVU – 02:12 Dreamius Smith 11 yd run, Clint Trickett pass failed (OU 45–33)
Top Passers
  • OU – Trevor Knight 16/29, 205 yards, 1 INT
  • WVU – Clint Trickett 25/41, 376 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT
Top Rushers
  • OU – Samaje Perine 34 attempts, 242 yards, 4 TD
  • WVU – Rushel Shell 15 attempts, 60 yards, 1 TD
Top Receiving
  • OU – Sterling Shepard 6 receptions, 101 yards
  • WVU – Kevin White 10 receptions, 173 yards, 1 TD
Top Tacklers
  • OU – Jordan Evans 11 tackles
  • WVU – Karl Joseph 13 tackles

TCU[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
9–4 2013 OU, 20–17
#4 Oklahoma Sooners at #25 TCU Horned Frogs – Game summary[37]
1 2 3 4 Total
#4 Oklahoma 14 10 7 2 33
#25 TCU 14 10 7 6 37

at Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX

  • Date: October 4, 2014
  • Game time: 2:35 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 78 °F (26 °C) • Wind: SE 7 • Weather: Sunny and Clear
  • Game attendance: 47,394
  • Referee: Referee: Mike Defee • Umpire: Robert Richeson • Linesman: Al Green • Line judge: Walt Coleman IV • Back judge: Terry White • Field judge: Nick Lave • Side judge: Shane Standley
  • TV announcers (FOX): Gus Johnson (Play-by-play),[38] Charles Davis (Color)[38] & Molly McGrath (Sideline)[38]
Game information
First Quarter
  • TCU – 10:09 Cliff Murphy 0 yd fumble recovery, Jaden Oberkrom XP good (TCU 7–0)
  • TCU – 05:52 B. J. Catalon 7 yd run, Jaden Oberkrom XP good (TCU 14–0)
  • OU – 03:56 Samaje Perine 1 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (TCU 14–7)
  • OU – 00:33 Sterling Shepard 75 yd pass from Trevor Knight, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (Tied 14–14)
Second Quarter
  • TCU – 12:06 B. J. Catalon 39 yd pass from Trevone Boykin, Jaden Oberkrom XP good (TCU 21–14)
  • OU – 05:33 Samaje Perine 1 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (Tied 21–21)
  • TCU – 01:39 Jaden Oberkrom 31 yd field goal (TCU 24–21)
  • OU – 00:00 Michael Hunnicutt 32 yd field goal (Tied 24–24)
Third Quarter
  • OU – 09:28 Samaje Perine 7 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 31–24)
  • TCU – 06:48 Deante' Gray 29 yd pass from Trevone Boykin, Jaden Oberkrom XP good (Tied 31–31)
Fourth Quarter
  • TCU – 14:12 Paul Dawson 31 yd interception return, Jaden Oberkrom XP blocked (TCU 37–31)
  • OU – 14:12 Zack Sanchez PAT return (TCU 37–33)
Top Passers
  • OU – Trevor Knight 14/35, 309 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT
  • TCU – Trevone Boykin 20/38, 318 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT
Top Rushers
  • OU – Samaje Perine 25 attempts, 87 yards, 3 TD
  • TCU – Trevone Boykin 22 attempts, 77 yards
Top Receiving
  • OU – Sterling Shepard 7 receptions, 215 yards, 1 TD
  • TCU – Kolby Listenbee 5 receptions, 103 yards
Top Tacklers
  • OU – Jordan Evans 10 tackles
  • TCU – Chris Hackett 13 tackles

Texas (Red River Showdown)[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
43–60–5 2013 UT, 36–20
Texas Longhorns vs. #11 Oklahoma Sooners – Game summary[39]
1 2 3 4 Total
Texas 3 10 0 13 26
#11 Oklahoma 7 10 7 7 31

at Cotton BowlDallas, TX

  • Date: October 11, 2014
  • Game time: 11:00 a.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 58 °F (14 °C) • Wind: NW 11 • Weather: Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 92,100
  • Referee: Referee: Alan Eck • Umpire: Tab Slaughter • Linesman: Doug Moore • Line judge: Kevin Vicknair • Back judge: Brad Van Vark • Field judge: Scott Gaines • Side judge: Anthony Fleming
  • TV announcers (ABC): Sean McDonough (Play-by-play),[40] Chris Spielman (Color)[40] & Todd McShay (Sideline)[40]
Game information
First Quarter
  • TEX – 08:16 Nick Rose 28 yd field goal (TEX 3–0)
  • OU – 08:04 Alex Ross 91 yd kickoff return, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 7–3)
Second Quarter
  • OU – 13:19 Michael Hunnicutt 44 yd field goal (OU 10–3)
  • OU – 11:18 Zack Sanchez 43 yd interception return, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 17–3)
  • TEX – 08:17 John Harris 38 yd pass from Tyrone Swoopes, Nick Rose XP good (OU 17–10)
  • TEX – 00:48 Nick Rose 20 yd field goal (OU 17–13)
Third Quarter
  • OU – 04:17 Sterling Shepard 24 yd pass from Trevor Knight, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 24–13)
Fourth Quarter
  • OU – 12:50 Samaje Perine 13 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 31–13)
  • TEX – 08:24 John Harris 6 yd pass from Tyrone Swoopes, Nick Rose XP good (OU 31–20)
  • TEX – 04:57 Tyrone Swoopes 12 yd run, Tyrone Swoopes rush failed (OU 31–26)
Top Passers
  • TEX – Tyrone Swoopes 27/44, 334 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT
  • OU – Trevor Knight 12/20, 129 yards, 1 TD
Top Rushers
  • TEX – Malcom Brown 19 attempts, 78 yards
  • OU – Samaje Perine 18 attempts, 62 yards, 1 TD
Top Receiving
  • TEX – Jaxon Shipley 9 receptions, 115 yards
  • OU – Sterling Shepard 4 receptions, 63 yards, 1 TD
Top Tacklers
  • TEX – Jordan Hicks 10 tackles
  • OU – Jordan Evans 14 tackles

Kansas State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
72–18–4 2013 OU, 41–31
#14 Kansas State Wildcats at #11 Oklahoma Sooners – Game summary[41]
1 2 3 4 Total
#14 Kansas State 7 14 10 0 31
#11 Oklahoma 7 10 7 6 30

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK

  • Date: October 18, 2014
  • Game time: 11:00 a.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 62 °F (17 °C) • Wind: NE 12 • Weather: Partly Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 85,019
  • Referee: Referee: Reggie Smith • Umpire: Michael Cooper • Linesman: Mike Moeller • Line judge: Mark Steward • Back judge: Lyndon Nixon • Field judge: Matt Mills • Side judge: Tim Murray
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Dave Pasch (Play-by-play),[42] Brian Griese (Color)[42] & Tom Luginbill (Sideline)[42]
Game information
First Quarter
  • OU – 04:58 Samaje Perine 2 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 7–0)
  • KSU – 04:01 Glen Gronkowski 62 yd pass from Jake Waters, Matthew McCrane XP good (Tied 7–7)
Second Quarter
  • KSU – 14:04 Danzel McDaniel 5 yd interception return, Matthew McCrane XP good (KSU 14–7)
  • OU – 13:36 Sterling Shepard 47 yd pass from Trevor Knight, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (Tied 14–14)
  • KSU – 09:33 Tyler Lockett 9 yd pass from Jake Waters, Matthew McCrane XP good (KSU 21–14)
  • OU – 04:24 Michael Hunnicutt 38 yd field goal (KSU 21–17)
Third Quarter
  • KSU – 11:48 Matthew McCrane 27 yd field goal (KSU 24–17)
  • OU – 09:32 Blake Bell 4 yd pass from Trevor Knight, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (Tied 24–24)
  • KSU – 06:57 Jake Waters 4 yd run, Matthew McCrane XP good (KSU 31–24)
Fourth Quarter
  • OU – 10:35 Durron Neal 9 yd pass from Trevor Knight, Michael Hunnicutt XP blocked (KSU 31–30)
Top Passers
  • KSU – Jake Waters 15/23, 225 yards, 2 TD
  • OU – Trevor Knight 26/32, 318 yards, 3 TD, 1 INT
Top Rushers
  • KSU – DeMarcus Robinson 8 attempts, 66 yards
  • OU – Samaje Perine 24 attempts, 89 yards, 1 TD
Top Receiving
  • KSU – Tyler Lockett 6 receptions, 86 yards, 1 TD
  • OU – Sterling Shepard 15 receptions, 197 yards, 1 TD
Top Tacklers
  • KSU – Jonathan Truman 17 tackles
  • OU – Jordan Evans 7 tackles

Iowa State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
71–5–2 2013 OU, 48–10
#19 Oklahoma Sooners at Iowa State Cyclones – Game summary[43]
1 2 3 4 Total
#19 Oklahoma 21 14 17 7 59
Iowa State 0 7 7 0 14

at Jack Trice StadiumAmes, IA

  • Date: November 1, 2014
  • Game time: 11:05 a.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 34 °F (1 °C) • Wind: SSE 5 • Weather: Partly Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 50,784
  • Referee: Referee: Randy Christal • Umpire: Jim Adams • Linesman: Cal McNeill • Line judge: Kelly Deterding • Back judge: Terry Jones • Field judge: Joe Blubaugh • Side judge: Freeman Johns
  • TV announcers (FS1): Craig Bolerjack (Play-by-play) & Ryan Nece (Color)
Game information
First Quarter
  • OU – 13:38 Trevor Knight 31 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 7–0)
  • OU – 09:52 K. J. Young 16 yd pass from Trevor Knight, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 14–0)
  • OU – 02:42 Blake Bell 5 yd pass from Trevor Knight, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 21–0)
Second Quarter
  • ISU – 14:18 Sam B. Richardson 18 yd run, Cole Netten XP good (OU 21–7)
  • OU – 06:44 Samaje Perine 7 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 28–7)
  • OU – 04:03 Trevor Knight 8 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 35–7)
Third Quarter
  • OU – 11:20 Michael Hunnicutt 44 yd field goal (OU 38–7)
  • OU – 06:43 Blake Bell 17 yd pass from Trevor Knight, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 45–7)
  • ISU – 06:14 D'Vario Montgomery 59 yd pass from Sam B. Richardson, Cole Netten XP good (OU 45–14)
  • OU – 02:55 Trevor Knight 9 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 52–14)
Fourth Quarter
  • OU – 05:12 David Smith 8 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 59–14)
Top Passers
  • OU – Trevor Knight 22/35, 230 yards, 3 TD, 2 INT
  • ISU – Sam B. Richardson 15/40, 239 yards, 1 TD
Top Rushers
  • OU – Trevor Knight 16 attempts, 146 yards, 3 TD
  • ISU – Tyler Brown 8 attempts, 48 yards
Top Receiving
  • OU – Durron Neal 5 receptions, 60 yards
  • ISU – D'Vario Montgomery 3 receptions, 88 yards, 1 TD
Top Tacklers
  • OU – Dominique Alexander 7 tackles
  • ISU – Kenneth Lynn 10 tackles

Baylor[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
21–2 2013 BAY, 41–12
#10 Baylor Bears at #16 Oklahoma Sooners – Game summary[44]
1 2 3 4 Total
#10 Baylor 3 21 14 10 48
#16 Oklahoma 14 0 0 0 14

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK

  • Date: November 8, 2014
  • Game time: 11:06 a.m. CST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 57 °F (14 °C) • Wind: N 22 • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 85,048
  • Referee: Referee: Greg Burks • Umpire: Scott Campbell • Linesman: George Gusman • Line judge: Walt Coleman IV • Back judge: Brian Ernest • Field judge: Randy Smith • Side judge: Gene Semko
  • TV announcers (FS1): Joe Davis (Play-by-play),[45] Joey Harrington (Color)[45] & Kris Budden (Sideline)[45]
Game information
First Quarter
  • BAY – 08:20 Chris Callahan 34 yd field goal (BAY 3–0)
  • OU – 05:07 Micah Quick 8 yd pass from Trevor Knight, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 7–3)
  • OU – 00:37 Durron Neal 9 yd pass from Trevor Knight, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 14–3)
Second Quarter
  • BAY – 12:56 Corey Coleman 33 yd pass from Bryce Petty, Chris Callahan XP good (OU 14–10)
  • BAY – 10:50 Devin Chafin 1 yd run, Chris Callahan XP good (BAY 17–14)
  • BAY – 03:38 Devin Chafin 2 yd run, Chris Callahan XP good (BAY 24–14)
Third Quarter
  • BAY – 12:10 Corey Coleman 5 yd run, Chris Callahan XP good (BAY 31–14)
  • BAY – 08:18 Shock Linwood 3 yd run, Chris Callahan XP good (BAY 38–14)
Fourth Quarter
  • BAY – 12:38 Chris Callahan 24 yd field goal (BAY 41–14)
  • BAY – 07:37 Shock Linwood 15 yd run, Chris Callahan XP good (BAY 48–14)
Top Passers
  • BAY – Bryce Petty 32/42, 387 yards, 1 TD
  • OU – Trevor Knight 12/27, 146 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT
Top Rushers
  • BAY – Shock Linwood 23 attempts, 87 yards, 2 TD
  • OU – Alex Ross 6 attempts, 71 yards
Top Receiving
  • BAY – Corey Coleman 15 receptions, 224 yards, 1 TD
  • OU – Micah Quick 6 receptions, 94 yards, 1 TD
Top Tacklers
  • BAY – Bryce Hager 9 tackles
  • OU – Dominique Alexander 13 tackles

Texas Tech[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
15–6 2013 OU, 38–30
Oklahoma Sooners at Texas Tech Red Raiders – Game summary[46]
1 2 3 4 Total
Oklahoma 0 7 14 21 42
Texas Tech 7 7 7 9 30

at Jones AT&T StadiumLubbock, TX

  • Date: November 15, 2014
  • Game time: 2:35 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 71 °F (22 °C) • Wind: W 19 • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 59,014
  • Referee: Referee: Mike Defee • Umpire: Robert Richeson • Linesman: Al Green • Line judge: Walt Coleman IV • Back judge: Brad Van Vark • Field judge: Scott Gaines • Side judge: Freeman Johns • Scorer: Mike Aaronian
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Bob Wischusen (Play-by-play),[47] Matt Millen (Color)[47] & Quint Kessenich (Sideline)[47]
Game information
First Quarter
  • TTU – 04:03 Jakeem Grant 6 yd pass from Patrick Mahomes, Ryan Bustin XP good (TTU 7–0)
Second Quarter
  • OU – 04:41 Samaje Perine 2 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (Tied 7–7)
  • TTU – 03:17 Ian Sadler 59 yd pass from Patrick Mahomes, Ryan Bustin XP good (TTU 14–7)
Third Quarter
  • TTU – 13:35 Devin Lauderdale 47 yd pass from Patrick Mahomes, Ryan Bustin XP good (TTU 21–7)
  • OU – 12:04 Samaje Perine 64 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (TTU 21–14)
  • OU – 03:01 Durron Neal 3 yd pass from Cody Thomas, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (Tied 21–21)
Fourth Quarter
  • TTU – 14:11 Ryan Bustin 27 yd field goal (TTU 24–21)
  • OU – 10:06 Cody Thomas 4 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 28–24)
  • OU – 05:18 Aaron Ripkowski 1 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 35–24)
  • OU – 01:33 Samaje Perine 11 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 42–24)
  • TTU – 00:00 Dylan Cantrell 39 yd pass from Patrick Mahomes, no XP (OU 42–30)
Top Passers
  • OU – Cody Thomas 10/20, 133 yards, 1 TD, 3 INT
  • TTU – Patrick Mahomes 27/50, 393 yards, 4 TD
Top Rushers
  • OU – Samaje Perine 25 attempts, 213 yards, 2 TD
  • TTU – DeAndre Washington 12 attempts, 56 yards
Top Receiving
  • OU – Durron Neal 4 receptions, 57 yards, 1 TD
  • TTU – Ian Sadler 4 receptions, 89 yards, 1 TD
Top Tacklers
  • OU – Jordan Evans 8 tackles
  • TTU – Nigel Bethel 8 tackles

Kansas[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
71–27–6 2013 OU, 34–19
Kansas Jayhawks at #23 Oklahoma Sooners – Game summary[48]
1 2 3 4 Total
Kansas 0 0 7 0 7
#23 Oklahoma 10 14 17 3 44

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK

  • Date: November 22, 2014
  • Game time: 12:35 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 54 °F (12 °C) • Wind: SSE 22 • Weather: Rain
  • Game attendance: 84,908
  • Referee: Referee: Dan Romeo • Umpire: Scott Teifer • Linesman: Cal McNeill • Line judge: Marc Bovos • Back judge: Chris Alston • Field judge: Ed Vinzant • Side judge: Craig Falkner
  • TV announcers (FS1): Craig Bolerjack (Play-by-play)[49] & Ryan Nece (Color)[49]
Game information
First Quarter
  • OU – 11:24 Samaje Perine 49 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 7–0)
  • OU – 02:46 Michael Hunnicutt 38 yd field goal (OU 10–0)
Second Quarter
  • OU – 06:05 Samaje Perine 33 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 17–0)
  • OU – 01:41 Samaje Perine 34 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 24–0)
Third Quarter
  • OU – 13:56 Samaje Perine 66 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 31–0)
  • KU – 13:34 Cassius Sendish 63 yd fumble recovery, Matthew Wyman XP good (OU 31–7)
  • OU – 09:30 Michael Hunnicutt 37 yd field goal (OU 34–7)
  • OU – 06:04 Samaje Perine 27 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 41–7)
Fourth Quarter
  • OU – 08:02 Michael Hunnicutt 36 yd field goal (OU 44–7)
Top Passers
  • KU – Michael Cummings 8/22, 94 yards, 1 INT
  • OU – Cody Thomas 3/13, 39 yards
Top Rushers
  • KU – Corey Avery 11 attempts, 38 yards
  • OU – Samaje Perine 34 attempts, 427 yards, 5 TD
Top Receiving
  • KU – Corey Avery 2 receptions, 32 yards
  • OU – Samaje Perine 1 reception, 19 yards
Top Tacklers
  • KU – Isaiah Johnson 12 tackles
  • OU – Dominique Alexander 7 tackles

The start of the game was delayed from the original start time of 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. due to lightning and thunderstorms in the vicinity of the University of Oklahoma.[50] Samaje Perine broke the NCAA single-game rushing record in this game, recording 34 carries for 427 yards and five touchdowns. Perine broke Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon’s record — which only stood for seven days — on a 42-yard run early in the fourth quarter. The yardage also allowed him to become OU's single-game leading rusher, breaking the mark previously owned by Greg Pruitt (294 yards vs. Kansas State, October 23, 1971). It was the third game this season in which Perine rushed for more than 200 yards.[51]

Oklahoma State (Bedlam Series)[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
84–17–7 2013 OU, 33–24
Oklahoma State Cowboys at #18 Oklahoma Sooners – Game summary[52]
1 2 3 4 OT Total
Oklahoma State 7 7 0 21 3 38
#18 Oklahoma 7 21 0 7 0 35

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK

  • Date: December 6, 2014
  • Game time: 2:35 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 43 °F (6 °C) • Wind: N 12 • Weather: Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 85,312
  • Referee: Referee: Alan Eck • Umpire: Tab Slaughter • Linesman: Cal McNeil • Line judge: Mark Stewart • Back judge: Brad Van Vark • Field judge: Scott Gaines • Side judge: Freeman Johns
  • TV announcers (FS1): Joe Davis (Play-by-play),[53] Joey Harrington (Color)[53] & Kris Budden (Sideline)[53]
Game information
First Quarter
  • OU – 12:15 Samaje Perine 4 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 7–0)
  • OSU – 08:32 Desmond Roland 1 yd run, Ben Grogan XP good (Tied 7–7)
Second Quarter
  • OU – 11:57 Aaron Ripkowski 1 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 14–7)
  • OSU – 09:24 Brandon Sheperd 39 yd pass from Mason Rudolph, Ben Grogan XP good (Tied 14–14)
  • OU – 06:53 Samaje Perine 9 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 21–14)
  • OU – 03:09 Aaron Ripkowski 2 yd pass from Cody Thomas, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 28–14)
Fourth Quarter
  • OSU – 11:56 Desmond Roland 3 yd run, Ben Grogan XP good (OU 28–21)
  • OU – 07:54 Aaron Ripkowski 1 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP good (OU 35–21)
  • OSU – 04:51 Brandon Sheperd 43 yd pass from Mason Rudolph, Ben Grogan XP good (OU 35–28)
  • OSU – 00:45 Tyreek Hill 92 yd punt return, Ben Grogan XP good (Tied 35–35)
Overtime
  • OSU – 15:00 Ben Grogan 21 yd field goal (OSU 38–35)
Top Passers
  • OSU – Mason Rudolph 19/35, 273 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT
  • OU – Cody Thomas 10/17, 120 yards, 1 TD
Top Rushers
  • OSU – Desmond Roland 18 attempts, 68 yards, 2 TD
  • OU – Samaje Perine 26 attempts, 151 yards, 2 TD
Top Receiving
  • OSU – Brandon Sheperd 7 receptions, 156 yards, 2 TD
  • OU – Blake Bell 2 receptions, 59 yards
Top Tacklers
  • OSU – Larry Stephens 14 tackles
  • OU – Jordan Evans 9 tackles

Clemson (Russell Athletic Bowl)[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1 1988 CLEM, 13–6
Oklahoma Sooners vs. #18 Clemson Tigers – Game summary[54]
1 2 3 4 Total
Oklahoma 0 0 0 6 6
#18 Clemson 17 10 13 0 40

at Orlando Citrus Bowl StadiumOrlando, FL

  • Date: December 27, 2014
  • Game time: 4:35 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 80 °F (27 °C) • Wind: W 8 • Weather: Partly Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 40,071
  • Referee: Referee: Matt Moore • Umpire: Tom Quick • Linesman: Gus Morris • Line judge: Michael Shirey • Back judge: Grantis Bell • Field judge: Greg Thomas • Side judge: Rob Skelton
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Mike Patrick (Play-by-play),[55] Ed Cunningham (Color)[55] & Jeannine Edwards (Sideline)[55]
Game information
First Quarter
  • CLEM – 13:26 Artavis Scott 65 yd pass from Colt Stoudt, Ammon Lakip XP good (CLEM 7–0)
  • CLEM – 08:21 Ammon Lakip 34 yd field goal (CLEM 10–0)
  • CLEM – 03:25 Ben Boulware 47 yd interception return, Ammon Lakip XP good (CLEM 17–0)
Second Quarter
  • CLEM – 14:00 Ammon Lakip 49 yd field goal (CLEM 20–0)
  • CLEM – 07:34 Mike Williams 26 yd pass from Colt Stoudt, Ammon Lakip XP good (CLEM 27–0)
Third Quarter
  • CLEM – 09:24 Cole Stoudt 2 yd run, Ammon Lakip XP good (CLEM 34–0)
  • CLEM – 01:42 Germone Hopper 24 yd pass from Colt Stoudt, Ammon Lakip XP blocked (CLEM 40–0)
Fourth Quarter
  • OU – 06:57 Alex Ross 11 yd run, Michael Hunnicutt XP blocked (CLEM 40–6)
Top Passers
  • OU – Trevor Knight 17/37, 103 yards, 3 INT
  • CLEM – Cole Stoudt 26/36, 319 yards, 3 TD
Top Rushers
  • OU – Samaje Perine 23 attempts, 134 yards,
  • CLEM – Wayne Gallman 19 attempts, 55 yards
Top Receiving
  • OU – Michiah Quick 7 receptions, 46 yards
  • CLEM – Artavis Scott 8 receptions, 114 yards, 1 TD
Top Tacklers
  • OU – Erik Striker 12 tackles
  • CLEM – Korrin Wiggins 7 tackles

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP 4 (1) 4 (2) 4 (2) 4 (2) 4 (4) 4 (7) 11 11 17 19 16 RV 23 20 18 RV RV 
Coaches' 3 (3) 3 (2) 3 (3) 4 (4) 3 (12) 3 (14) 9 11 18 20 16 24 22 18 16 24 RV 
CFP Not released 18 15 NR 21 20 20 NR Not released


Postseason[edit]

Coaching Changes[edit]

  • On January 4, 2015, co-offensive coordinator and receivers coach Jay Norvell was fired.[56]
  • On January 6, 2015, co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Josh Heupel was fired.[57]

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