Oklahoma 52 – West Virginia 10

September 16, 1978 ▪ at Norman ▪ Attendance 71,885

Scoring

TEAM 1 2 3 4   1H 2H   F
#3 Oklahoma (1-0) 17 14 14 7 31 21 52
West Virginia (1-0) 0 3 0 7 3 7 10

Team Stats

Stat OU OPP
First Downs 23 17
Total Yards 456 212
– Plays 75 80
– Yards/Play 6.1 2.7
Rushing Yards 351 143
– Attempts 57 54
– Yards/Attempt 6.2 2.6
Passing Yards 105 69
– Completions-Attempts 7-18 9-26
– Completion % 39% 35%
– Yards/Completion 15.0 7.7
Return Yards *
Turnovers (Fum-Int) 3 (1-2) 4 (1-3)
Penalties-Yards 6-76 6-40
Time of Possession
* Based on available return stats; Prior to the mid-2000s, this usually meant punt and interceptions returns, at best.