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No. 12 Oklahoma tops Texas 29-24 after blowing 20-point lead

DALLAS (AP) Emotionally and physically spent just a few minutes earlier, Baker Mayfield found the energy to gallop into the Cotton Bowl tunnel joyously, ''Golden Hat'' trophy on his head, after beating his hometown Texas Longhorns again.

Mayfield threw 59 yards to Mark Andrews for the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter after Oklahoma had blown a 20-point lead, and the 12th-ranked Sooners held on to beat Texas 29-24 on Saturday.

Mayfield's second TD throw of more than 50 yards came 68 seconds after freshman quarterback Sam Ehlinger ran 8 yards to give the Longhorns their first lead after trailing 20-0 in the second quarter.

An Austin native who grew up often wearing Sooner gear, Mayfield came back after slowly leaving the field at the end of a second-half series, appearing to favor his right arm.

He didn't miss a play, and the decisive throw was perfect to Andrews running free down the sideline on the Texas side of the half-burnt orange, half-crimson Cotton Bowl in the middle of the Texas State Fair.

''For the older guys that were around here and got nicked up, it's realizing it's your last one,'' said Mayfield, a fifth-year senior and former Texas Tech walk-on who threw for 302 yards and two scores. ''You'll fight through a little extra pain. It was a mental decision for all of us.''

The win kept the playoff hopes alive for the Sooners (5-1, 2-1 Big 12) a week after a stunning home loss to Iowa State when they were ranked third with a nation-leading 14-game winning streak and had a 24-10 lead at halftime.

''The thought of the College Football playoff is not what's going through your head right there,'' Mayfield said about the moment when the Sooners were trailing 24-23. ''It's about doing your job and winning that game and beating Texas.''

Lincoln Riley, the youngest FBS head coach at 34, topped Tom Herman in the first Texas-OU matchup since 1947 with both coaches leading their teams for the first time. Bud Wilkinson, who led the Sooners to three national titles, was the losing coach in that game.

''I felt the strong sense to want to win this game the other two times as an offensive coordinator,'' said Riley, who held that job before Bob Stoops' surprising retirement in June. ''My job has changed. I get that. But my sense of responsibility to do my part for this team hasn't.''

Ehlinger, the second straight freshman to start against Oklahoma for Texas (3-3, 2-1), had to be replaced by last year's starter, Shane Buechele, on the drive after the Sooners went back in front.

After going to the pop-up medical tent when he went down hard on his right shoulder and helmet on the Texas sideline, Ehlinger returned five plays later. He said it was a precautionary check for a concussion.

The series ended on downs, and a final possession that started on the Texas 4 with 49 seconds left ended near midfield on a desperation lateral play, clinching an OU win that looked to be a blowout but ended up being the fourth straight decided by seven points or fewer.

''The atmosphere was incredible,'' Ehlinger said. ''Losing the game is not incredible. I'm looking forward to the next three years.''

THE AUSTIN BOYS

Ehlinger, a huge Texas fan while also growing up in Austin and attending one of Mayfield's rival high schools, threw for 278 yards and a touchdown and ran for a game-high 106 yards. ''He's a tough kid,'' Mayfield said. ''You can tell by the way he carries himself. He bounces back up after getting hit. Just how Austin boys do it, I guess.''

SOONER SCORING

Mayfield opened the scoring with a 54-yard pass to Jeff Badet, who was waiting in the end zone to make the catch as trailing safety Kris Boyd waved fruitlessly at the ball. Oklahoma's Trey Sermon had 96 yards rushing and a 42-yard pass on a trick play that set up one of Austin Seibert's three field goals.

HERMAN'S FIRST

Herman, who won his other meeting with Oklahoma as Houston's coach in last year's opener, was a graduate assistant at Texas under Mack Brown in 1999 and 2000. ''I don't know that you have time to soak it all in or reminisce or anything like that,'' he said. ''But it is a really unique college football experience.''

THE TAKEAWAY

Oklahoma: The Sooners had a school-record streak with at least 30 points stopped at 15 games, but that doesn't matter much. Each of the past three years, Oklahoma has lost at least once in the first five games. And the past two seasons, they haven't lost again in the regular season on the way to a final ranking of fifth.

Texas: The Longhorns stayed close with a defense that settled down after giving up 179 yards passing to Mayfield in the first quarter, and a couple of penalty-aided touchdown drives that finally got them within a score early in the fourth quarter. The ninth interception of the season for the Texas defense, leading to a first-half field goal, was the first off Mayfield.

UP NEXT

Oklahoma: At Kansas State next Saturday.

Texas: Home against No. 14 Oklahoma State next Saturday.

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Scoring Summary
4th Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Missed Two Point Conversion 6:53
6-B.Mayfield incomplete. Intended for 81-M.Andrews.
plays
yds
pos
29
24
Touchdown 6:53
6-B.Mayfield complete to 81-M.Andrews. 81-M.Andrews runs 59 yards for a touchdown.
3
plays
78
yds
01:00
pos
29
24
Point After TD 8:01
49-J.Rowland extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
23
24
Touchdown 8:01
11-S.Ehlinger scrambles runs 8 yards for a touchdown.
8
plays
73
yds
02:24
pos
23
23
3rd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 4:27
49-J.Rowland extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
23
17
Touchdown 4:27
25-C.Warren runs 1 yard for a touchdown.
15
plays
73
yds
04:43
pos
23
16
Field Goal 9:15
43-A.Seibert 36 yards Field Goal is Good.
12
plays
66
yds
05:45
pos
23
10
2nd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 0:03
49-J.Rowland 34 yards Field Goal is Good.
8
plays
52
yds
00:56
pos
20
10
Point After TD 3:14
49-J.Rowland extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
20
7
Touchdown 3:23
11-S.Ehlinger complete to 21-K.Porter. 21-K.Porter runs 16 yards for a touchdown.
3
plays
16
yds
0:28
pos
20
6
Touchdown 3:14
11-S.Ehlinger complete to 21-K.Porter. 21-K.Porter runs 31 yards for a touchdown.
5
plays
27
yds
01:08
pos
20
6
Field Goal 4:36
43-A.Seibert 28 yards Field Goal is Good.
4
plays
47
yds
01:04
pos
20
0
Point After TD 13:11
43-A.Seibert extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
17
0
Touchdown 13:11
24-R.Anderson runs 15 yards for a touchdown.
11
plays
95
yds
02:20
pos
16
0
1st Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 3:53
43-A.Seibert 25 yards Field Goal is Good.
11
plays
62
yds
06:38
pos
10
0
Point After TD 12:13
43-A.Seibert extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
7
0
Touchdown 12:13
6-B.Mayfield complete to 2-J.Badet. 2-J.Badet runs 54 yards for a touchdown.
5
plays
85
yds
01:48
pos
6
0
Team Stats
1st Downs 20 23
Rushing 12 7
Passing 8 13
Penalty 0 3
3rd Down Conv 5-15 8-17
4th Down Conv 1-2 1-4
Total Net Yards 509 406
Total Plays 67 82
Avg Gain 7.6 5.0
Net Yards Rushing 174 139
Rush Attempts 39 39
Avg Rush Yards 4.5 3.6
Net Yards Passing 335 267
Comp. - Att. 18-28 21-43
Yards Per Pass 12.0 6.2
Sacked - Yards Lost 2-9 3-22
Penalties - Yards 8-81 5-33
Touchdowns 3 3
Rushing TDs 1 2
Passing TDs 2 1
Other 0 0
Turnovers 1 0
Fumbles - Lost 0-0 0-0
Int. Thrown 1 0
Punts - Avg 5-47.0 5-55.0
Return Yards 18 35
Punts - Returns 1--1 2--6
Kickoffs - Returns 1-19 1-41
Int. - Returns 0-0 1-0
Kicking 5/5 4/4
Extra Points 2/2 3/3
Field Goals 3/3 1/1
Safeties 0 0
1234T
12 Oklahoma 5-1 10103629
Texas 3-3 0107724
335 PASS YDS 267
174 RUSH YDS 139
509 TOTAL YDS 406
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Mayfield 6 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
63% 302 2 1 174.0
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
72.7% 1937 17 1 207.3
B. Mayfield 17/27 302 2 1
T. Sermon 4 RB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
100% 42 0 0 452.8
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
100% 42 0 0 452.8
T. Sermon 1/1 42 0 0
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG
T. Sermon 4 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
20 96 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
81 469 3
T. Sermon 20 96 0 20
R. Anderson 24 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
10 48 1
SEASON ATT YDS TD
22 82 2
R. Anderson 10 48 1 21
B. Mayfield 6 QB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
7 27 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
39 101 1
B. Mayfield 7 27 0 16
D. Flowers 36 FB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
2 3 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
6 12 3
D. Flowers 2 3 0 3
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
M. Andrews 81 TE
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
4 104 1
SEASON REC YDS TD
23 459 3
M. Andrews 4 104 1 59
C. Lamb 9 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
3 74 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
20 381 4
C. Lamb 3 74 0 44
M. Brown 5 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
4 73 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
18 303 1
M. Brown 4 73 0 42
J. Badet 2 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 59 1
SEASON REC YDS TD
15 321 2
J. Badet 2 59 1 54
J. Mead 15 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 16 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
4 34 0
J. Mead 2 16 0 10
T. Sermon 4 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 11 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
10 88 2
T. Sermon 2 11 0 7
D. Flowers 36 FB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 7 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
17 270 2
D. Flowers 1 7 0 7
M. Jones 3 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
0 0 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
3 58 0
M. Jones 0 0 0 0
C. McGinnis 3 QB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
0 0 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
0 0 0
C. McGinnis 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT
O. Okoronkwo 31 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 1.0
O. Okoronkwo 2-0 1.0 0
D. Ward 87 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
D. Ward 1-0 1.0 0
B. Powers 72 OL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
B. Powers 1-0 0.0 0
A. Bledsoe 72 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
A. Bledsoe 1-0 1.0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
A. Seibert 43 K
IN-GAME FG XP
3/3 2/2
SEASON FG XP
5/7 33/33
A. Seibert 3/3 36 2/2 11
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
A. Seibert 43 K
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
5 47.0 2
SEASON NO AVG IN20
15 43.8 2
A. Seibert 5 47.0 2 56
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
M. Sutton 21 RB
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 19.0 19 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
5 24.2 19 0
M. Sutton 1 19.0 19 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
C. Lamb 9 WR
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 -1.0 0 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
4 5.0 0 0
C. Lamb 1 -1.0 0 0
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT
S. Ehlinger 11 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
48.7% 278 1 0 117.1
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
54.5% 1178 6 3 126.8
S. Ehlinger 19/39 278 1 0
S. Buechele 7 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
100% 11 0 0 146.2
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
68.8% 557 3 2 134.6
S. Buechele 2/2 11 0 0
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG
S. Ehlinger 11 QB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
22 106 1
SEASON ATT YDS TD
68 271 1
S. Ehlinger 22 106 1 18
K. Porter 21 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
3 7 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
56 161 3
K. Porter 3 7 0 5
T. Carter 30 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
5 6 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
21 108 1
T. Carter 5 6 0 3
C. Warren III 25 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
6 4 1
SEASON ATT YDS TD
55 274 5
C. Warren III 6 4 1 4
S. Buechele 7 QB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
3 3 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
31 66 1
S. Buechele 3 3 0 8
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
C. Warren III 25 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
4 55 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
12 164 1
C. Warren III 4 55 0 17
L. Humphrey 84 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
3 48 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
16 184 0
L. Humphrey 3 48 0 23
De. Duvernay 6 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 42 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
3 63 0
De. Duvernay 1 42 0 42
R. Hemphill-Mapps 17 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
4 42 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
29 303 0
R. Hemphill-Mapps 4 42 0 22
K. Porter 21 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 31 1
SEASON REC YDS TD
3 34 1
K. Porter 2 31 1 16
C. Brewer 80 TE
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 27 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
4 36 1
C. Brewer 2 27 0 21
C. Johnson 9 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 26 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
27 511 1
C. Johnson 2 26 0 24
J. Heard 13 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 10 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
9 89 1
J. Heard 2 10 0 7
L. Joe 14 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 8 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
5 62 0
L. Joe 1 8 0 8
D. Leonard 8 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
0 0 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
8 84 0
D. Leonard 0 0 0 0
J. Burt 1 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
0 0 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
1 6 0
J. Burt 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT
M. Jefferson 46 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
M. Jefferson 1-0 1.0 0
D. Elliott 4 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 5 0.0
D. Elliott 1-0 0.0 0
C. Omenihu 90 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
C. Omenihu 1-0 1.0 0
J. Bonney 24 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-0 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-0 1 0.0
J. Bonney 0-0 0.0 1
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
J. Rowland 49 K
IN-GAME FG XP
1/1 3/3
SEASON FG XP
5/10 25/25
J. Rowland 1/1 34 3/3 6
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
M. Dickson 13 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
5 55.0 2
SEASON NO AVG IN20
27 48.3 2
M. Dickson 5 55.0 2 69
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
K. Porter 21 RB
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 41.0 41 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
4 28.0 41 0
K. Porter 1 41.0 41 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
R. Hemphill-Mapps 17 WR
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
2 -3.0 4 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
6 20.7 4 1
R. Hemphill-Mapps 2 -3.0 4 0
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
14:01 OKLA 15 1:48 5 85 TD
10:31 OKLA 30 6:38 11 62 FG
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
2:28 OKLA 20 2:20 11 80 TD
8:55 OKLA 43 1:39 4 1 Punt
5:40 OKLA 42 1:04 4 47 FG
3:14 OKLA 25 2:12 6 6 INT
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 OKLA 25 5:45 12 56 FG
4:27 OKLA 25 3:17 6 18 Punt
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
14:05 OKLA 2 1:11 3 3 Punt
11:26 OKLA 27 0:51 3 4 Punt
7:53 OKLA 22 1:00 3 78 TD
1:52 OKLA 34 0:55 3 7 Punt
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 TEXAS 25 0:52 4 20 Punt
12:13 TEXAS 25 1:32 3 -7 Punt
3:49 TEXAS 25 1:13 3 6 Punt
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
13:11 TEXAS 25 4:10 10 32 Downs
7:07 TEXAS 1 1:18 3 4 Punt
4:22 OKLA 42 1:08 5 42 TD
0:59 TEXAS 31 0:56 8 52 Halftime
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
9:10 TEXAS 25 4:43 15 75 TD
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
1:03 TEXAS 27 0:35 3 9 Punt
12:43 TEXAS 29 1:10 5 44 Downs
10:25 TEXAS 27 2:24 8 73 TD
6:53 TEXAS 25 4:49 14 41 Downs
0:49 TEXAS 4 0:45 8 44 Game