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Oklahoma 63 – Rice 21

September 29, 1979 ▪ at Houston ▪ Attendance 30,442

Scoring

TEAM 1 2 3 4   1H 2H   F
#3 Oklahoma (2-0) 21 21 14 7 42 21 63
Rice (1-2) 0 0 0 21 0 21 21

Team Stats

Stat OU OPP
First Downs 19 16
Total Yards 403 404
– Plays 65 78
– Yards/Play 6.2 5.2
Rushing Yards 359 256
– Attempts 54 43
– Yards/Attempt 6.6 6.0
Passing Yards 44 148
– Completions-Attempts 3-11 16-35
– Completion % 27% 46%
– Yards/Completion 14.7 9.3
Return Yards *
Turnovers (Fum-Int) 2 (2-0) 4 (1-3)
Penalties-Yards 9-84 5-65
Time of Possession
* Based on available return stats; Prior to the mid-2000s, this usually meant punt and interceptions returns, at best.

Player Stats

Oklahoma

Rushing Att Yards TD Long Y/A
Billy Sims 12 103 3 8.6