Oklahoma’s 2012 season couldn’t have ended much more appropriately than it did Saturday in Fort Worth.
The Sooners did their fair share to keep the TCU Horned Frogs in the game. OU alternated between playing brilliantly and cluelessly. Texas Christian nearly stole the game away in the fourth quarter with some late heroics. Yet, when the final gun went off, the Sooners had again held on for a 24-17 win.
After two consecutive close shaves versus Oklahoma State and West Virginia, the Sooners’ play was ragged throughout the contest. Senior quarterback Landry Jones, playing in his final regular season game for the Crimson and Cream, struggled to find his rhythm. He completed just 22 of his 40 pass attempts and threw his once-per-game horrendous interception, which set up a short touchdown run for TCU.
Instead of working the Horned Frogs through the air, OU’s running game had a greater impact on the game than any other this year. The Sooners netted 177 yards rushing on the d...