Oklahoma's Defense Has Strong Start to Season

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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Oklahoma hopes a strong performance in a season-opening 34-0 win over Louisiana-Monroe will put to rest memories of a poor defensive finish to last season.

At the end of last season, Oklahoma gave up 778 yards and 49 points to West Virginia and 490 yards and 48 points to Oklahoma State before the Cotton Bowl, when Texas A&M rolled up 633 yards in a 41-13 win over the Sooners.

Contrast those outings with the showing against Louisiana-Monroe (0-1), a team that beat Arkansas and threw scares into Auburn and Baylor last season.

The No. 16 Sooners allowed only 166 yards of offense and posted their first shutout since October 2010.

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops called it one of the Sooners' best defensive performances in recent memory.

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