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The Sooners had never scored a last-minute, come-from-behind win in Bob Stoops’ storied career at Oklahoma. But Saturday night OU’s maligned senior quarterback Landry Jones calmly marched the offense down the field on a six-play, 54-yard scoring drive, tossing a 6-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Stills on fourth down with 24 seconds left in the game to cap a dramatic 50-49 win over West Virginia. On a night when the OU defense got flat-out torched, the Sooners needed every single bit of Jones’ 554 passing yards and 6 TDs to avoid losing their first-ever game against the Mountaineers as conference mates. Speedy WVU scatback Tavon Austin abused OU’s struggling run D for 344 yards on the ground and 2 TDs. He added another 82 yards through the air for good measure. Stedman Bailey, Austin’s prolific partner in crime, caught 13 passes for 205 yards and 4 TDs. To be fair, the 'Stache had a hand in contributing to OU’s near-demise, too, tossing a head-scratching interception in the...
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