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DALLAS -- Baker Mayfield first donned the giant gold cowboy hat -- awarded to the winner of the Red River rivalry -- then ran around the field with the Oklahoma Sooners flag. Mens Cheap Air Max Flyknit UK .The Oklahoma quarterback who grew up in the Austin area also made three long sprints down the field during the game. Those were to the end zone to celebrate touchdown passes to Dede Westbrook as the 20th-ranked Sooners held on to win 45-40 over the beleaguered Texas Longhorns on Saturday in the annual game Mayfield knows so much about.Its special to me. Very special, Mayfield said. Ive been waiting a long time to actually come away with a win against these guys.Westbrook set a single-game Sooners record with 232 yards receiving on 10 catches, including three TDs longer than 40 yards .Hes got track-type speed, Mayfield said.After their 71-yard scoring hookup in the second quarter, the longest TD pass ever by the Sooners (3-2, 2-0 Big 12) against Texas, Mayfield sprinted along the Oklahoma sideline, then toward the middle of the field to acknowledge crimson-clad fans on the opposite side of the stadium before going to the end zone to meet up with Westbrook. They celebrated again after TDs of 47 and 42 yards in the third quarter.You just look at the plays we gave up, Charlie Strong said, the embattled third-year Texas coach who has taken over calling the defensive plays. You cant give up home runs thrown over your head.Mayfield lost to Texas as a freshman at Texas Tech in 2013 before transferring to Oklahoma, where he sat out a year before losing as the Sooners starter last October. This time, he completed 22 of 31 passes for 390 yards and overcame two interceptions in the first quarter, and a fumble in the final minute that his big right tackle Bobby Evans recovered.Samaje Perine added 214 yards and two touchdowns rushing on 35 carries as Oklahoma piled up 672 total yards in the highest-scoring game in the history of the rivalry.Texas (2-3, 0-2) led after two long TD passes by freshman quarterback Shane Buechele in the first 4 1/2 minutes after halftime. But Oklahoma went ahead for good when a Mayfield 4-yard TD run made it 28-27.While Oklahoma had four turnovers, Texas only turned those into three points.Very fortunate to lose the turnover battle the way we did and still win, Sooners coach Bob Stoops said.TAKEAWAYSOklahoma: While far from perfect, the Sooners are off to a good start in their pursuit of a 10th Big 12 title. The Sooners are also on the way to overcoming the disappointment of those two early non-conference losses that quickly eliminated any realistic chance of returning to the College Football Playoff for the second year in a row. Mayfield and Westbrook have developed quite a connection (five TDs, all of at least 40 yards, in two Big 12 games).Texas: A loss increases the heat on Strong after the Longhorns gave up more than 40 points for the fourth time this season, and more than 500 yards for the third consecutive game. But the Longhorns need to keep taking shots down the field with Buechele, who had TD passes of 63 yards (to Devin Duvernay) and 45 yards (to Dorian Leonard ) in the second half.WILD ENDINGAfter Donta Foremans 22-yard TD run for the Longhorns with 1:45 left, they almost got a huge break when Mayfield fumbled while being sacked on third down, but Oklahoma recovered and punted. Texas had a final wild play, completing several laterals and going forward at least 20 yards before eventually losing 9 -- after a final declined penalty for an illegal forward pass. Foreman finished with 159 yards rushing and two touchdowns.POLL IMPLICATIONSA more lopsided score for Oklahoma probably would have caught the attention of more voters , especially those who might not have tuned into for the less than must-see Red River game matching 2-2 teams. If not for all the miscues, the Sooners likely would have had a bigger margin. They may jump a spot or two, but are still a long way from the No. 3 spot they had to start the season.FIRST PICKSThe Texas defense had its first two interceptions of the season, both by Dylan Haines in the first quarter. One was on a ball through the arms of receiver Mark Andrews; the other came when Haines was the only player in the vicinity of the pass after the intended receiver got knocked down in the middle of the field without a penalty being called.UP NEXTOklahoma: The Sooners are home next Saturday for another 11 a.m. kickoff, against Kansas State.Texas: The Longhorns are home for the first time since Sept. 10 when they host Iowa State next Saturday.---APs college football website: www.collegefootball.ap.org Cheap White Gold Air Max 90 . -- Sergey Tolchinksy scored his second goal of the game 3:56 into overtime as the Sault Ste. White Pink Air Max 90 UK . -- If Henry Burris has his way, he will be the starting quarterback to lead the Hamilton Tiger-Cats back to the Grey Cup next year. http:///...k-air-max-90-uk.html . -- Claudio Bieler hadnt scored since early September, and not from the run of play since mid-July. Bob Huggins lost his top two scorers from a year ago. He still has Press Virginia.West Virginia opens the 2016-17 season with plenty of questions about its offense. Yet that issue has often been a problem that Huggins seems to figure out with athletes he molds to play defense first at a furious pace.Forward Devin Williams left after his junior season to enter the NBA draft and guard Jaysean Paige, who led the Mountaineers with 13.7 points off the bench, graduated. They represented a third of West Virginias scoring. Williams and the departed Jonathan Holton combined for 17 rebounds a game.No returning player averaged double digits in scoring or more than three rebounds.Huggins said the points will come if his players can take better care of the basketball.West Virginia was second nationally in forced turnovers, steals and offensive rebounds last season but also was among the worst in turnovers at 14 per game.Our ball security was as bad as its been in probably the nine years Ive been here, Huggins said. We just cant throw it away the way we did. We would steal the ball and then turn it back over.Starting guards Jevon Carter and Daxter Miles return to help Huggins figure out a way to dethrone perennial Big 12 champion Kansas. The Mountaineers lost to the Jayhawks in the Big 12 title game and league coaches have picked West Virginia to finish second again.Weve come a long way in terms of respect in the league, Huggins said. But that doesnt mean anything unless you back it up. And now weve got to go back it up.West Virginia went 26-9 last season and fell to Stephen F. Austin in its opener at the NCAA Tournament.---Some other things to watch as the Mountaineers pursue their eighth NCAA appearance in Huggins 10 seasons:NEWBIES: Huggins has five freshmen on the roster, including James Beetle Bolden, whho missed the entire 2015-16 season with torn knee ligaments. Air max 2017 Womens UK. Theyll be sure to get some action in nonconference games as Huggins unleashes the latest version of his full-court defense. Were going to play a lot of people, Huggins said. I hope we can get into other peoples bench and make them play guys that they havent played a lot and just a cumulative effect of what we do wears on them.POST PROBLEMS: Elijah Macon, Brandon Watkins and others will have the tough task of trying to make up for the loss of Williams post presence. Macon and Watkins combined for five points per game. Watkins missed much of last season with a sprained knee.BYE-BYE CYST: Forward Nathan Adrian, who started 16 games, was having wrist problems last season and it hurt every time he shot the ball. Huggins said Adrian didnt tell him until the end of the regular season. Doctors found a cyst, which was removed and Adrian no longer feels pain. I think he shot the ball pretty well at the end of last year and I think hell shoot it really well this year, Huggins said.OTHER VETERANS: Forward Esa Ahmad started all 34 games a year ago and looks to improve on his five-point scoring average. Guard Tarik Phillip provided plenty of help off the bench. Phillip had four games with at least 18 points and one 10-assist game.HERES THE BEEF: West Virginia has three players weighing at least 240 pounds, two of them newcomers -- 6-10 Maciej Bender and 6-8 Sagaba Konate, along with Macon at 6-9. They could help bulk up West Virginias defense near the basket. The Mountaineers 2.7 blocked shots per game last season were the worst in the Big 12.---Online:More AP College Basketball: www.collegebasketball.ap.org Cheap NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys' ' '
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