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Murray leads No. 7 Oklahoma past Florida Atlantic 63-14

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Kyler Murray wasn't worried about replacing Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield as Oklahoma's quarterback.

The junior passed for 209 yards and two touchdowns to lead the seventh-ranked Sooners past Florida Atlantic 63-14 on Saturday.

Murray, a first-round Major League Baseball draft pick who chose to return to school, connected on 9 of 11 passes in just under one half of action. He also ran for 23 yards on four carries in just his second college start since transferring from Texas A&M after the 2015 season.

''I woke up, I was pretty calm, pretty composed,'' Murray said. ''I'm a veteran as far as football goes. I've played a lot of football, so the nerves didn't really hit me since I've been there and done it before. When you're prepared for something, it's hard to be nervous.''

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley liked what he saw from Murray.

''I thought he was efficient and commanded our group,'' Riley said. ''I thought he did a nice job.''

Marquise Brown caught six passes for 133 yards and a touchdown, and Rodney Anderson rushed for 100 yards and two touchdowns on just five carries. Lee Morris caught a 65-yard touchdown pass and blocked a punt for the Sooners.

Oklahoma led 42-0 at halftime - the most points the Sooners have scored in a first half since 2008.

By the game's end, Oklahoma outgained Florida Atlantic 650 yards to 324.

''I'd be shocked if there's a better team in the country than what I saw today,'' Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin said. ''Defense much improved, and obviously, that was their area of weakness last year.''

Former Oklahoma quarterback Chris Robison passed for 157 yards for Florida Atlantic. Oklahoma dismissed him last year for violating team rules.

Florida Atlantic running back Devin Singletary, a third-team All-American last season, was held to 69 yards on 18 carries.

''Did you guys enjoy that preseason game?'' Kiffin joked. ''It didn't really count, right?''

SPECIAL TEAMS

On the blocked punt, Morris got to Florida Atlantic punter Sebastian Riella so quickly that he never actually kicked the ball. Morris jarred the ball from Riella and Curtis Bolton fell on it in the end zone for the score. It was Oklahoma's first blocked punt for a touchdown since 2002.

STOOOOOPS!!

Oklahoma walk-on Drake Stoops, son of former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops, caught two passes for 16 yards. On his first catch, an 8-yard gain early in the second quarter, the crowd collectively yelled Drake's last name.

According to Oklahoma's sports information department, Stoops became the program's first true freshman walk-on to record a statistic in a season opener.

KENDALL INJURED

Oklahoma backup quarterback Austin Kendall injured his left leg while sliding out of bounds on a run in the fourth quarter. He stayed down for a while before being helped off the field. Kendall battled Murray for the starting job deep into camp. Riley said he did not have an update yet after the game ended.

POLL IMPLICATIONS

Oklahoma might get a boost out of this one. The Owls were 30th in votes in the preseason poll and coming off an 11-3 season that ended with a 10-game winning streak. Though the Sooners were favored, the level of dominance was noteworthy.

THE TAKEAWAY

Florida Atlantic: Many thought the Owls would challenge the Sooners and some thought an upset was possible. Instead, Florida Atlantic was dominated in every aspect of the game - Oklahoma even scored when Curtis Bolton recovered Morris' blocked punt in the end zone. The Owls averaged 41 points per game last season, but they did not score until the final minute of the third quarter on Saturday.

''We played as bad as we can play,'' Kiffin said. ''Like I told the players, it's discouraging in all phases of the game. Offense, defense and special teams.''

Oklahoma: The Sooners set the tone early and put together one of their most complete performances in recent years.

The defense made the biggest impression.

''Definitely happy with the way we performed today as a defense,'' linebacker Kenneth Murray said. ''I think we did our job consistently. The end of the day, we have some stuff to build on.''

UP NEXT

Florida Atlantic: The Owls will host Air Force on Saturday.

Oklahoma: The Sooners will host UCLA on Saturday.

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Scoring Summary
4th Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 4:13
44-V.Rivas extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
14
63
Touchdown 4:13
6-K.Whyte runs 7 yards for a touchdown.
16
plays
90
yds
07:29
pos
13
63
Point After TD 11:42
47-G.Brkic extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
7
63
Touchdown 11:42
26-K.Brooks runs 41 yards for a touchdown.
5
plays
80
yds
02:10
pos
7
62
3rd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 0:55
42-W.Davis extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
7
56
Touchdown 0:55
5-D.Singletary runs 5 yards for a touchdown.
10
plays
75
yds
04:01
pos
6
56
Point After TD 4:56
43-A.Seibert extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
56
Touchdown 4:56
10-A.Kendall complete to 12-A.Miller. 12-A.Miller runs 6 yards for a touchdown.
9
plays
57
yds
04:26
pos
0
55
Point After TD 12:16
43-A.Seibert extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
49
Touchdown 12:16
21-M.Sutton runs 22 yards for a touchdown.
6
plays
69
yds
02:39
pos
0
48
2nd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 4:17
43-A.Seibert extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
42
Touchdown 4:29
1-K.Murray complete to 5-M.Brown. 5-M.Brown runs 65 yards for a touchdown
5
plays
90
yds
1:04
pos
0
41
Point After TD 13:07
43-A.Seibert extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
35
Touchdown 13:19
24-R.Anderson runs 65 yards for a touchdown.
2
plays
74
yds
0:41
pos
0
34
1st Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 0:04
43-A.Seibert extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
28
Touchdown 0:14
4-T.Sermon runs 17 yards for a touchdown.
6
plays
38
yds
1:53
pos
0
27
Point After TD 4:49
43-A.Seibert extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
21
Touchdown 4:49
1-K.Murray complete to 84-L.Morris. 84-L.Morris runs 65 yards for a touchdown.
1
plays
65
yds
00:16
pos
0
20
Point After TD 6:34
43-A.Seibert extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
14
Touchdown 6:42
96-S.Riella punts 0 yards from FAU 28 blocked by 84-L.Morris. 18-C.Bolton runs no gain for a touchdown.
1
plays
0
yds
0:00
pos
0
13
Point After TD 7:40
43-A.Seibert extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
7
Touchdown 7:48
24-R.Anderson runs 30 yards for a touchdown.
6
plays
74
yds
2:30
pos
0
6
Team Stats
1st Downs 20 26
Rushing 7 12
Passing 11 13
Penalty 2 1
3rd Down Conv 4-15 6-10
4th Down Conv 1-3 0-0
Total Net Yards 312 809
Total Plays 75 66
Avg Gain 4.2 12.3
Net Yards Rushing 132 428
Rush Attempts 42 42
Avg Rush Yards 3.1 10.2
Net Yards Passing 180 381
Comp. - Att. 18-32 20-24
Yards Per Pass 5.6 15.9
Sacked - Yards Lost 2-12 3-18
Penalties - Yards 6-48 6-70
Touchdowns 2 13
Rushing TDs 2 8
Passing TDs 0 4
Other 0 1
Turnovers 1 0
Fumbles - Lost 0-0 0-0
Int. Thrown 1 0
Punts - Avg 7-32.6 2-38.0
Return Yards 14 99
Punts - Returns 1--1 4-46
Kickoffs - Returns 1-15 1-21
Int. - Returns 0-0 1-32
Kicking 2/4 9/10
Extra Points 2/2 9/9
Field Goals 0/2 0/1
Safeties 0 0
1234T
FAU 0-1 007714
7 Oklahoma 1-0 281414763
180 PASS YDS 381
132 RUSH YDS 428
312 TOTAL YDS 809
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Robison 2 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
57.7% 157 0 0 108.4
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
57.7% 157 0 0 108.4
C. Robison 15/26 157 0 0
R. Peavey 16 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
66.7% 24 0 1 67.2
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
66.7% 24 0 1 67.2
R. Peavey 2/3 24 0 1
De. Johnson 14 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
33.3% 11 0 0 64.1
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
33.3% 11 0 0 64.1
De. Johnson 1/3 11 0 0
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG
D. Singletary 5 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
18 69 1
SEASON ATT YDS TD
18 69 1
D. Singletary 18 69 1 26
De. Johnson 14 QB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
9 39 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
9 39 0
De. Johnson 9 39 0 13
W. Wright 1 WR
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 17 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
1 17 0
W. Wright 1 17 0 17
K. Whyte, Jr. 6 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
3 15 1
SEASON ATT YDS TD
3 15 1
K. Whyte, Jr. 3 15 1 7
G. Hearns 34 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
2 2 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
2 2 0
G. Hearns 2 2 0 2
D. Cousart 87 WR
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 1 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
1 1 0
D. Cousart 1 1 0 1
J. Durante 7 WR
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
2 -3 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
2 -3 0
J. Durante 2 -3 0 3
C. Robison 2 QB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
6 -8 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
6 -8 0
C. Robison 6 -8 0 2
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
T. Harrison 82 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
4 57 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
4 57 0
T. Harrison 4 57 0 19
J. Durante 7 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
4 52 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
4 52 0
J. Durante 4 52 0 28
W. Wright 1 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
4 28 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
4 28 0
W. Wright 4 28 0 20
H. Bryant 40 TE
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 25 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
2 25 0
H. Bryant 2 25 0 14
D. Singletary 5 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 13 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
1 13 0
D. Singletary 1 13 0 13
R. Patterson 86 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 11 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
1 11 0
R. Patterson 1 11 0 11
D. Holmes 17 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 5 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
1 5 0
D. Holmes 1 5 0 5
D. McNeal 19 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 1 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
1 1 0
D. McNeal 1 1 0 1
Defense T-A SACK INT
A. Al-Shaair 2 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
A. Al-Shaair 1-0 1.0 0
K. Smith 29 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
K. Smith 1-0 1.0 0
E. Bagner 95 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
E. Bagner 1-0 1.0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
W. Davis 42 DT
IN-GAME FG XP
0/0 1/1
SEASON FG XP
0/0 1/1
W. Davis 0/0 0 1/1 1
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
S. Riella 96 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
7 32.6 1
SEASON NO AVG IN20
7 32.6 1
S. Riella 7 32.6 1 50
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
A. Leroy 36 LB
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 15.0 15 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
1 15.0 15 0
A. Leroy 1 15.0 15 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
D. Cousart 87 WR
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 -1.0 -1 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
1 -1.0 0 0
D. Cousart 1 -1.0 -1 0
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Ky. Murray 1 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
83.3% 274 3 0 357.6
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
83.3% 274 3 0 357.6
Ky. Murray 10/12 274 3 0
A. Kendall 10 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
80% 88 1 0 186.9
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
80% 88 1 0 186.9
A. Kendall 8/10 88 1 0
T. Mordecai 15 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
100% 37 0 0 255.4
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
100% 37 0 0 255.4
T. Mordecai 2/2 37 0 0
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG
R. Anderson 24 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
7 195 4
SEASON ATT YDS TD
7 195 4
R. Anderson 7 195 4 65
T. Sermon 4 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
10 86 2
SEASON ATT YDS TD
10 86 2
T. Sermon 10 86 2 22
K. Brooks 26 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 51 1
SEASON ATT YDS TD
4 51 1
K. Brooks 4 51 1 41
M. Sutton 21 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 38 1
SEASON ATT YDS TD
4 38 1
M. Sutton 4 38 1 22
T. Pledger 22 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
7 38 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
7 38 0
T. Pledger 7 38 0 17
Ky. Murray 1 QB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 23 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
4 23 0
Ky. Murray 4 23 0 15
A. Kendall 10 QB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
3 0 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
3 0 0
A. Kendall 3 0 0 12
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
M. Brown 5 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
7 198 2
SEASON REC YDS TD
7 198 2
M. Brown 7 198 2 65
L. Morris 84 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 65 1
SEASON REC YDS TD
1 65 1
L. Morris 1 65 1 65
C. Lamb 2 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 43 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
2 43 0
C. Lamb 2 43 0 27
M. Jones 3 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 37 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
2 37 0
M. Jones 2 37 0 33
A. Miller 12 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 18 1
SEASON REC YDS TD
2 18 1
A. Miller 2 18 1 12
J. Robinson 89 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 17 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
2 17 0
J. Robinson 2 17 0 10
D. Stoops 25 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 16 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
2 16 0
D. Stoops 2 16 0 8
G. Calcaterra 80 TE
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 3 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
1 3 0
G. Calcaterra 1 3 0 3
N. Basquine 83 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 2 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
1 2 0
N. Basquine 1 2 0 2
R. Anderson 24 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
0 0 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
0 0 0
R. Anderson 0 0 0 5
Defense T-A SACK INT
M. Jackson, Jr. 42 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
M. Jackson, Jr. 1-0 1.0 0
N. Gallimore 90 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
N. Gallimore 1-0 1.0 0
K. Mann 55 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
K. Mann 1-0 0.0 0
R. Barnes 20 S
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-0 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-0 1 0.0
R. Barnes 0-0 0.0 1
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
A. Seibert 43 K
IN-GAME FG XP
0/1 8/8
SEASON FG XP
0/1 8/8
A. Seibert 0/1 0 8/8 8
G. Brkic 47 K
IN-GAME FG XP
0/0 1/1
SEASON FG XP
0/0 1/1
G. Brkic 0/0 0 1/1 1
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
A. Seibert 43 K
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
2 38.0 0
SEASON NO AVG IN20
2 38.0 0
A. Seibert 2 38.0 0 40
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
T. Brown 6 CB
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 21.0 21 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
1 21.0 21 0
T. Brown 1 21.0 21 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
C. Lamb 2 WR
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
3 6.0 12 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
3 6.0 12 0
C. Lamb 3 6.0 12 0
L. Morris 84 WR
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 28.0 0 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
1 28.0 0 0
L. Morris 1 28.0 0 0
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 FAU 25 4:00 13 32 Punt
7:40 FAU 25 0:58 3 3 TD
6:34 FAU 25 1:19 4 -8 Punt
4:49 FAU 25 2:24 9 34 Downs
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
0:04 FAU 25 0:00 3 2 Punt
13:07 FAU 35 1:38 3 3 Punt
7:40 FAU 36 1:43 6 14 Punt
4:11 FAU 37 1:10 3 -2 Punt
0:22 FAU 39 0:14 3 27 Halftime
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
12:16 FAU 25 2:43 7 18 Downs
4:56 FAU 25 4:01 10 75 TD
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
14:51 FAU 33 0:41 3 9 INT
11:42 FAU 25 7:29 16 75 TD
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
10:48 OKLA 26 3:08 7 74 TD
5:05 OKLA 35 0:16 1 65 TD
2:18 OKLA 37 2:14 6 56 TD
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
14:29 OKLA 26 1:22 3 74 TD
11:20 OKLA 24 3:35 7 40 FG Miss
5:49 OKLA 10 1:32 6 90 TD
2:48 OKLA 24 2:19 4 0 Punt
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
14:55 OKLA 31 2:39 6 69 TD
9:22 OKLA 43 4:26 9 57 TD
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
0:55 OKLA 25 0:35 3 5 Punt
13:52 OKLA 42 2:10 5 58 TD
4:13 OKLA 25 3:04 6 44