Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma State: Behind the numbers of the Sooners' 62-52 win in Bedlam game
Saturday marked a historic day in the history of the Bedlam Series between Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. The Sooners' 62-52 win was the highest-scoring game in series history as both teams racked up hundreds of yards of offense. The starting quarterbacks threw for more than 1,000 yards combined, a running back ran for 200-plus yards and four receivers had at least 100 receiving yards.
Here are the numbers behind a wild Bedlam game in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
114 – Total points scored in the game, the most in the 114-year history of the series. The previous record was 102 points scored in Oklahoma's 61-41 win in 2008.
1,446 – Total combined yards of offense between Oklahoma (785) and Oklahoma State (661). Sixteen different players recorded at least one reception (eight for each side) and the game saw just five punts, as more times than not drives ended in a touchdown or field goal.
598 – Passing yards by Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, the single-game record for the Sooners. His previous record was 545 passing yards, which came in a win over Texas Tech last season.
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448 – Passing yards by Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph, his eighth career game with at least 400 passing yards.
265 – Receiving yards by Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise Brown, the single-game program record. His previous career-high was 155 receiving yards against Tulane earlier this season. Brown had nine catches on the day, including two touchdown grabs.
228 – Rushing yards by Oklahoma State running back Justice Hill, his career-high by 64 yards.
75 – Oklahoma State's fourth down conversion percentage on four attempts. The Cowboys' only unsuccessful fourth down attempt was one of the plays that decided the game, as Rudolph overthrew wide receiver Tyron Johnson on 4th-and-8 at Oklahoma's 38-yard line with 1:00 remaining in the game while Oklahoma led 55-52.
62 – The number of combined first downs in the game. Oklahoma State had 32 and Oklahoma had 30, with 36 of the first downs in the game coming on passing plays.
15 – The number of touchdowns in the game. There were 10 passing touchdowns (five by each team) and five rushing touchdowns. Ten different players scored a touchdown, including five who scored multiple touchdowns. Eight touchdowns were scored on plays of at least 30 yards, with the longest score of the game coming on Mayfield's 84-yard touchdown pass to Brown in the second quarter.
6 – Total touchdowns by Baker Mayfield. He now has 33 on the season – 28 passing and five rushing – and 137 in his career.