Griffin, Sooners run wild over Baylor

Quentin Griffin ran for 157 yards and scored four touchdowns in Oklahoma's 49-9 rout over Baylor Saturday in Waco

Quentin Griffin is a little man with a big game.

The Sooners' five-foot-seven running back from Humble, Texas continued his remarkable senior season Saturday with his sixth straight 100-yard rushing performance in Oklahoma's 49-9 win over Baylor.

Griffin, who only played in the games' first three quarters, rushed for 157 yards on just 17 carries and scored four touchdowns Saturday in Waco.

Oklahoma jumped out to a 21-3 in the first half behind a pair of Griffin touchdowns and then blew the game open in the third third quarter with two more scores by Griffin.

Griffin put the Sooners on the board on their first possession of the game with a 1-yard touchdown run at the 8:51 mark.

Baylor responded with a 43-yard field goal to cut the lead to 7-3, but Griffin took a screen pass early in the second quarter and raced 35-yards for the score, capping a five-play 71 yard drive.

Kejuan Jones then added a 14-yard touchdown run with 2:51 to go in the half to give the Sooners a 21-3 lead.

Nate Hybl hit Antwone Savage on the Sooners' first possession of the third quarter with a 40-yard touchdown pass to extend OU's lead to 28-3.

Griffin would then score twice more on the ground, this time on runs of 25- and 1-yard to push Oklahoma's lead to 42-3.

Junior defensive back Derrick Strait had a spectacular day after last weekend's struggle against Texas A&M. Strait prevented Baylor from scoring in the first half with an interception in the end zone and then picked off another pass early in the fourth quarter and took it 75-yards for a touchdown for the Sooners' final score. Game Recap

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