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Baylor Makes Real Run at Oklahoma

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NORMAN— Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops insists that giving up yards in run defense is how you have to defend prolific passing attacks, and said so several times Saturday.

That philosophy almost proved costly; Baylor rushed for more yards (252) — and scored more points — than any Oklahoma opponent this season, but the Sooners still escaped with a 42-34 win on Owen Field.

 

 

 

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