The Oklahoma Sooners have a huge Big 12 battle today against the undefeated Texas Tech Red Raiders. Since losing the Red River Rivalry game to the Texas Longhorns, the Sooners are looking to get back into the good graces of the nation with a signature win over a top 10 team.
So far, almost through one quarter of play, the game is scoreless.
Looking back to that Texas game though, especially on defense, I guess you can say that the Oklahoma Sooners couldn’t get out of their own way at times, especially on defense, as they were manhandled at times by the Texas offense.
We’ll see still if OU can stay out of their way in this one, and avoid another heart-breaking loss. Now that whole staying out of the way concept not only applies to the players, but the coaches as well apparently.
In the opening quarter, head coach Bob Stoops rushed off the sideline to argue a call with an official. He was adamant that an errant pass from Texas Tech was actually a fumble, not an incompletion.
Well one of his players, Aaron Colvin, was thinking on the same wavelength as his coach. He picked up the ball and tried to advance it. Needless to say, with Stoops coming on to the field and Colvin doing what he did–well, yeah you can guess what happened:
[h/t] SB Nation