How the Oklahoma Sooners got here
No. 4 Oklahoma 57, Chattanooga 2
The Sooners scored touchdowns on their first seven possessions of the season and hung 50 points on the Mocs ... in the first half. DeMarco Murray rushed for 124 yards and two touchdowns, while Manny Johnson caught nine passes for 120 yards and a score.
No. 4 Oklahoma 52, Cincinnati 26
Eventual Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford enjoyed his first monster game of the season, passing for 395 yards and five touchdowns to two interceptions. Receiver Ryan Broyles set an Oklahoma freshman record with 141 receiving yards, while tight end Jermaine Gresham had a pair of touchdown grabs.
No. 3 Oklahoma 55, Washington 14
For the second consecutive week, Sam Bradford threw five touchdown passes. And this week, he added a running score. Bob Stoops won his 100th game at Oklahoma (and it only took him 123 contests to do so). Chris Brown and DeMarco Murray both eclipsed 100 yards on the ground.
No. 2 Oklahoma 35, No. 24 TCU 10
The Sooners managed 436 yards of offense against the nation's No. 1 defense, including 411 passing yards from Sam Bradford. But the star of the game was receiver Manny Johnson, who hauled in five passes for 206 yards and three touchdowns.
No. 1 Oklahoma 49, Baylor 17
In Oklahoma's first game as the nation's No. 1 team, the Sooners built a 28-0 lead by the end of the first quarter. Sam Bradford threw for 372 yards and two touchdowns and six players scored for OU.
No. 5 Texas 45, No. 1 Oklahoma 35
The Sooners led for most of the game, but Texas scored the final 15 points and handed rival OU its only loss of the season. Manny Johnson caught three of Sam Bradford's five touchdown passes and offered a prediction postgame: "It's not over by far." Turns out Johnson was right.
No. 4 Oklahoma 45, No. 16 Kansas
One week after Oklahoma's first loss of the season, Sam Bradford came out as a man on a mission. The sophomore signal-caller passed for an OU-record 468 yards and threw touchdown passes to three Sooners. Although wideout Juaquin Iglesias didn't score, he did catch 12 passes for 191 yards.
No. 4 Oklahoma 58, Kansas State 35
Ryan Broyles (center) put the finishing touches on the highest scoring first half in school history (55 points) with a 68-yard punt return touchdown just before halftime. Chris Brown and DeMarco Murray combined for 246 rushing yards and five total touchdowns. Although the Sooners were in control for most of the day, they still gave up 478 passing yards to Kansas State QB Josh Freeman.
No. 4 Oklahoma 62, Nebraska 28
Oklahoma CB Dominique Franks (left) picked off Joe Ganz's first pass attempt and returned it for an 18-yard touchdown as the Sooners jumped to a 28-0 lead in the first 5 1/2 minutes. Sam Bradford threw for 311 yards and five touchdown and the Sooners posted their highest point total ever in this storied rivalry.
No. 6 Oklahoma 66, Texas A&M 28
The Sooners set a single-game scoring record for an opponent at legendary Kyle Field and outgained the Aggies by 375 yards on offense (653 to 278). Sam Bradford threw touchdown passes to four receivers, while Chris Brown ran for 117 yards and three touchdowns on just 13 carries.
No. 5 Oklahoma 65, No. 2 Texas Tech 21
In their most impressive performance of the season, Oklahoma blew the formerly undefeated Red Raiders off the field. As usual, Sam Bradford led the offensive outburst by completing 14 of 19 passes for 304 yards and four touchdowns. "I can't remember a game where I even had near as much fun," Bradford said. The Sooners also accumulated 299 yards on the ground.
No. 3 Oklahoma 61, No. 11 Oklahoma St.
The Sooners prevailed in the highest-scoring Bedlam game ever. Sam Bradford passed for 370 yards and four touchdowns, with two of them going to star tight end Jermaine Gresham. The Pokes racked up 452 yards in a losing effort.
No. 4 Oklahoma 62, No. 19 Missouri
Oklahoma became the first team to score 60 points in five consecutive games in 89 years. Sam Bradford put the finishing touches on his Heisman Trophy campaign, passing for 384 yards and two touchdowns. Chris Brown and Mossis Madu combined for 236 rushing yards and two touchdowns.