Oklahoma safety Nic Harris is looking forward to playing his final game at home, underneath the lights, on a national stage when the undefeated Texas Tech Red Raiders brings their 566.3 yards of total offense per game in to town.
"This is what you come to Oklahoma to play for," Harris stated with a smile. "This type of stage. This type of atmosphere."
Harris, a captain, believes that the OU defense is starting to come together at the right time and it has the chance to slow the Red Raiders attack.
"I feel as though we are coming in and beginning to click," Harris said. "There are a lot of light bulbs coming on for some guys and we are starting to come out and play to the best of our ability."
"Come Saturday we will hope to have a great defensive stand."
So far Bob Stoops has compiled a 59-2 home record as the Sooners head coach.
Harris strongly believes that the fans have played and will once again play an integral role in extending that mark to 60-2.
"I give it to the Sooner faithful," Harris responded when asked why OU has been so successful at home under Stoops.
"They make it extremely hard for offenses to click. It is extremely hard to come in here and play. I put it on that a lot of teams are intimidated by the atmosphere."
When asked to explain the way it feels out on the field to have a ruckus crowd he only had two words.
If the Sooners win on Saturday night then Harris and OU will still have a strong shot to play in the National Championship game in Miami, Fla.
"You could not ask for a better ending chapter," Harris acknowledged.