Oklahoma 36 – Syracuse 34

September 6, 1997 ▪ at Norman ▪ Attendance 68,342

Scoring

TEAM 1 2 3 4   F
Oklahoma (0-1) 14 3 6 13 36
Syracuse (1-1) 7 14 7 6 34

Team Stats

Stat OU OPP
First Downs 23 20
Total Yards 379 387
– Plays 72 64
– Yards/Play 5.3 6.0
Rushing Yards 341 155
– Attempts 66 38
– Yards/Attempt 5.2 4.1
Passing Yards 38 232
– Completions-Attempts 3-6 13-26
– Completion % 50% 50%
– Yards/Completion 12.7 17.8
Return Yards *
Turnovers (Fum-Int) 1 (0-1) 0 (0-0)
Penalties-Yards 6-42 3-20
Time of Possession
* Based on available return stats; Prior to the mid-2000s, this usually meant punt and interceptions returns, at best.