NORMAN, Okla. — Jalen Hurts threw for 413 yards and three touchdowns to help No. 6 Oklahoma cruised to a 55-16 win over Texas Tech on Saturday.
Milestone Win For Sooners
Saturday’s victory saw the Sooners (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) – featuring in their 125th season of football – collecting their 900th win, joining Michigan, Ohio State, Texas, Notre Dame, Alabama and Nebraska as the other FBS program to reach 900 victories.
Hurts finished 17 of 24 on completed passes and ran nine times for 70 more yards and a score.
“He’s seeing the field really well,” Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley said about the senior transfer from Alabama. “He’s understanding how we want to attack people.
“He was a little more confident today, a little bit more steady.”
CeeDee Lamb had career bests of 185 yards receiving and three touchdowns, while fellow receiver Charleston Rambo had two catches for 122 yards in the first quarter.
Trey Sermon and Rhamondre Stevenson each ran for a touchdown for Oklahoma, which led 34-10 at half-time.
“Those guys are elite,” first-year Texas Tech coach Matt Wells said about OU. “They’re elite. They’re really good.”
Jett Duffey threw for 120 yards on 11 of 20 passes and SaRodorick Thompson ran for 96 yards for Texas Tech (2-2, 0-1).
The Sooner finished with 644 total yards on offense, including 443 yards in the air.
Texas Tech tallied 314 total yards in the defeat.