Oklahoma's path to the College Football Playoff
Oklahoma 41, Akron 3: Baker Mayfield shined in his debut for the Sooners with 388 yards passing and four total touchdowns against the Zips.
Oklahoma 31, Tennessee 24 (2OT): The Sooners rallied from a 17–3 fourth-quarter deficit, tying the game with 40 seconds left on a Sterling Shepard touchdown reception. Shepard's second touchdown grab in double overtime and Zack Sanchez's interception sealed the win over the Volunteers.
Oklahoma 52, Tulsa 38: Baker Mayfield set a Sooners record with 572 total yards and scored six touchdowns as Oklahoma outpaced the Golden Hurricane. Samaje Perine added 152 yards on the ground and a score.
Oklahoma 44, West Virginia 24: Eric Striker led a dominant defensive effort with 13 tackles, three tackles for loss, two sacks and a forced fumble.The Sooners' defense forced five turnovers while Baker Mayfield continued to shine with 320 yards passing and three touchdowns.
Texas 24, Oklahoma 17: The Longhorns stunned the Sooners in the Red River Rivalry, capitalizing on sloppy tackling to rush for 313 yards. Oklahoma's own ground game got nothing going, gaining just 1.8 yards per carry.
Oklahoma 55, Kansas State 0: The Sooners took out their frustrations from the loss to Texas on the Wildcats, pummeling them for 568 yards of offense while holding them to 110. Baker Mayfield tossed five touchdowns, and Zack Sanchez contributed a pick-six.
Oklahoma 63, Texas Tech 27: The Sooners' ground game ran all over the Red Raiders for 405 yards rushing. Samaje Perine led the charge with 201 yards and four scores while Joe Mixon added 154 yards and two more touchdowns. Oklahoma's defense aided the cause with four turnovers.
Oklahoma 62, Kansas 7: The Sooners had no trouble routing lowly Kansas as Baker Mayfield threw for 383 yards and four touchdowns while Alex Ross and Samaje Perine combined for 193 yards on the ground. Oklahoma's offense produced 710 total yards.
Oklahoma 52, Iowa State 16: Baker Mayfield led the Sooners to a comfortable win over Iowa State with 342 yards passing and four total touchdowns. Led by Samaje Perine and Joe Mixon, Oklahoma's rushing attack gained 279 yards on the ground.
Oklahoma 44, Baylor 34: The Sooners passed the first of their three tests to close out the regular season, handing the Bears their first defeat of the season. Sterling Shepard contributed a huge game, catching 14 passes for 177 yards with two touchdowns, and Samaje Perine added 166 yards and two scores on the ground.
Oklahoma 30, TCU 29: With Baker Mayfield out for the second half with a head injury, the Horned Frogs nearly took advantage to steal a win. After Emanuel Porter's touchdown grab brought TCU within one with 51 seconds left, Gary Patterson opted to go for two and the win. But Steven Parker denied the attempt, batting down Bram Kohlhausen's pass to preserve the Sooners' victory.
Oklahoma 58, Oklahoma State 23: The Sooners struck for 44 points before halftime to put away the Cowboys in the Bedlam game and secure their place in the playoff. Oklahoma ran all over Oklahoma State with Joe Mixon and Samaje Perine both topping 130 yards on the ground with four combined touchdowns.