Haughton starts at safety

Tulsa World - - Around The Nation - — Cody Staven­hagen, Tulsa World

May­field passes Brad­ford

Quar­ter­back Baker May­field moved past Sam Brad­ford for se­cond place on Ok­la­homa’s all-time lead­ing pass­ing list Satur­day.

May­field en­tered the game closely trail­ing Brad­ford, who had 8,403 pass­ing yards in his OU ca­reer. May­field passed Brad­ford on the first drive of the game, mov­ing his ca­reer to­tal to 8,630 yards by half­time.

May­field also ex­tended his school record after throw­ing a touch­down pass in his 29th con­sec­u­tive game.

DT Ro­mar in­jured

Ok­la­homa de­fen­sive line­man Matt Ro­mar left the game in the first quar­ter with an undis­closed in­jury. Ro­mar spent the rest of the game on the side­lines with­out a hel­met. He was re­placed by sopho­more Mar­quise Over­ton.

An­drews suits up

Tight end Mark An­drews was a ga­me­time de­ci­sion, but when the Soon­ers lined up for their first play, he was on the field and ready to go. An­drews played Satur­day de­spite in­jur­ing his left knee last week against Ohio State.

An­drews had four re­cep­tions for 76 yards through three quar­ters, but he also had train­ers tend to him late in the first half and walked gin­gerly to the locker room.

An­drews, though, re­turned to play in the se­cond half and net­ted a re­cep­tion in the third quar­ter.

With Will John­son and Robert Barnes both side­lined with in­juries, ju­nior Kahlil Haughton started at free safety Satur­day.

Haughton was tied for the team lead with seven tack­les at half­time.

Run­ning back ro­ta­tion con­tin­ues

Fresh­man Trey Ser­mon made his first ca­reer start Satur­day, but that didn’t end OU’s shuf­fling at the run­ning back po­si­tion.

Ser­mon, Rod­ney An­der­son, Marcelias Sut­ton and Abdul Adams all re­ceived car­ries against Tu­lane.

Adams had the most im­pres­sive night of them all, bounc­ing back after a fum­ble ended his game last week against Ohio State. At the end of the third quar­ter, Adams had seven car­ries for 92 yards, and he also had a 20yard touch­down catch.

Big plays keep com­ing

Ok­la­homa en­tered the game with 15 pass plays of 20 or more yards, the most of any team in the coun­try.

The Soon­ers lived up to their big­play rep­u­ta­tion against Tu­lane, with six more passes of at least 20 yards in the first half alone.

The pass­ing high­light of the evening was May­field’s 82-yard touch­down strike to CeeDee Lamb, which be­came the long­est re­cep­tion by a fresh­man in Soon­ers his­tory.

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