OU Running Backs Finding their Roles

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It was the running game that came alive in this one as the Sooners rush for a season high of 405 yards. Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week, Samaje Perine rushed for over two hundred yards and four touchdowns. Once he got going, there was not stopping him.

Freshman Joe MIxon had his best game of the season as well, rushing for over 150 yards and two touchdowns, he was able to show off his impressive speed and agility.

The Sooners defeated Texas Tech in Norman this past weekend, 63-27. Oklahoma travels to Lawrence, Kansas this weekend to meet up with the Jayhawks on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m.

Bob Stoops is 10-0 when playing the Jayhawks during his time here at OU.

Sophomore RB Samaje Perine spoke at the press conference Monday post-Texas Tech matchup and said the offensive line did its job Saturday afternoon.

Perine said he and RB Joe Mixon were able to find holes easily, with adjustments here and there, in order to find the end zone.

Perine said the Sooners “just did a great job”.

The Sooners were able to bring out their running game this past weekend, accumulating 405 rushing yards.

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