Oklahoma 55, Texas 17.
One of the central threads both leading up to this game and watching it unfold was Texas' extreme inexperience, which was more evident today than it's been at any point since the Longhorns cast their lot with the youth movement in the second game of the season. Freshman quarterback David Ash was picked off twice, the second returned for an easy Sooner touchdown; sophomore Case McCoy coughed up the ball for another easy OU score on the first play of the second half. The sophomore-laden offensive line gave up five sacks. The freshman and sophomore-laden secondary was hopelessly overmatched by Oklahoma's veteran passing game.
Any pretense that the Baby 'Horns could keep it close with a serious national frontrunner had evaporated by the second quarter. They still have a very, very long way to go.
For Oklahoma, though, that was about the same time that the comparisons to Texas ceased, and the comparisons to the rest of the BCS field began. It was like trying to a...