OU vs. Texas Tech Postgame: Breaking It Down

NORMAN, Okla. — The No. 3 Sooners had their nation-long 39-game home winning streak snapped, and Sooners Illustrated digs deeper into the loss.

Game ball goes to: Texas Tech quarterback Seth Doege—He carved up the Sooner defense for 441 yards and four touchdowns in the air, and he had another on the ground. Doege was efficient throughout the contest, completing 33-of-52 passes and without an interception. He remained poised throughout the night and methodically ran up 41 points on the Sooners.

Play of the game: With just more than 11 minutes remaining in the third quarter and OU trailing 31-7, Sooner signal caller Landry Jones found wide receiver Kenny Stills for a 58-yard touchdown down the right sideline. It ignited the OU offense and sparked a comeback that barely came up short.

It was over when: Texas Tech recovered an onside kick with 1:09 left in the contest.

Surprise of the game:The simple fact of OU losing at home to a 28-point dog is unbelievable.

The biggest thing we learned: OU getting exposed in recent weeks finally took its toll. Missouri exposed OU's defense, while the Kansas Jayhawks brought their offensive problems to light. Saturday night, Tech exploited them both.

The biggest concern: Potential hangover effect: Will the Sooners lose another game next week? Or will they come back out strong and like the team they are that's capable of winning the Big 12 Conference? That remains to be seen.

Streak snapped: 39 consecutive wins at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium

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