OU-Oklahoma State Pregame Notes

The Sooners and Cowboys will get together for the 100th game in the Bedlam rivalry at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Norman. OU leads the all-time series 76-16-7. Adrian Peterson (pictured above) rushed for 249 yards in Oklahoma's 38-35 win last year in Stillwater. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

The Matchup
Oklahoma (6-4, 5-2) vs. Oklahoma State (4-6, 1-6)

2:30 p.m. CST. -- Owen Field (82,221) -- Norman, Okla.

Television and Radio
Saturday's game will be televised regionally by ABC. Terry Gannon (play-by-play), Jamal Anderson (analyst) and Dave LaMont (sideline) will call the game. To listen the OU radio broadcast live on the internet, click the link below and then click the 'audio' link next on the right hand column for 'Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma State'.

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The Series
Oklahoma leads the all-time series 76-16-7, but the rivalry of late is not so lopsided. Over the last 10 years, the series is tied 5-5 and the Cowboys have won three of the five games played in Norman The Sooners, who are currently on a two-game winning streak over the Cowboys, hold a 36-8-2 overall edge in Norman. The rivalry, which will see its 100th game on Saturday, dates back to 1904 when OU won in Guthrie 75-0. The Sooners went on to win the first 11 games in the series.

Last Meeting
No. 2 Oklahoma beat No. 20 Oklahoma State 38-35 on October 30 last season in Stillwater. Adrian Peterson rushed for 249 yards and Jason White threw for 221 yards and three touchdown passes to Mark Bradley to help the Sooners overcome an early 14-7 deficit.

The Coaches
Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops is 73-16 in his seventh year in Norman. Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy is 4-6 in his first season. Stoops is 4-2 against the Cowboys.

About Oklahoma State
The Cowboys come into Saturday's matchup ranked 94th nationally in scoring offense (20.80 ppg) and 82nd in total offense (343.4 ypg). OSU ranks 38th in rushing offense (168.0 ypg) and 93rd in passing offense (175.4 ypg).

Defensively, the Pokes rank 95th in scoring defense (30.20 ppg) and 82nd in total defense (405.60 ypg). OSU's defense ranks 100th against the run (190.60 ypg) and 55th against the pass (215 ypg).

Punter Matt Fodge ranks 73rd nationally with a 39.2 average, while kicker Bruce Redden is 11-for-14 on field goals (long of 52) and 21-for-22 on extra points.

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About Oklahoma
The Sooners come into Saturday's game ranked 61st nationally in scoring offense (26.40 ppg) and 88th in total offense (334.0 ypg). OU's rushing attack ranks 41st nationally (164.4 ypg), while their passing attack is currently 99th (169.60 ypg).

Defensively, the Sooners rank 61st in scoring defense (26.40 ppg) and 23rd in total defense (321.40 ypg). OU's defense ranks 10th nationally against the run (99.0 ypg) and 67th against the pass (224.4 ypg).

Punter Cody Freeby ranks 15th nationally with a 43.05 yard per punt average, while kicker Garrett Hartley is 13-for-21 on field goals (long of 52) and 29-for-30 on extra points.

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The Seniors
Saturday marks the final home game for 20 Sooner seniors:

Defensive tackle Remi Ayodele, cornerback Eric Bassey, offensive lineman Chris Bush, offensive lineman Kelvin Chaisson, offensive lineman Chris Chester, fullback Russell Dennison, defensive tackle Dusty Dvoracek, running back Donta Hickson, linebacker Clint Ingram, running back Kejuan Jones, offensive lineman Davin Joseph, tight end Bubba Moses, cornerback Chijioke Onyenegecha, cornerback Jowahn Poteat, wide receiver Jejuan Rankins, offensive lineman Brett Rayl, snapper Jacob Rice, fullback J.D. Runnels, defensive end Calvin Thibodeaux, wide receiver Travis Wilson.

Over the past four seasons, this group has compiled a 44-9 record while winning two Big 12 Chamionpionships, playing for two national titles and participating in every BCS bowl game except the Fiesta Bowl.

Travis Wilson ranks 8th all-time among Oklahoma receivers in receptions (105), 11th in receiving yards (1,315) and 2nd in career touchdown receptions (17)...Kejuan Jones ranks 11th in rushing touchdowns (35)...Dusty Dvoracek is 6th in tackles for loss (42).

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