Oklahoma's 31-27 win over Stanford drops the Pac-10 to 2-4 in the bowl season and guarantees a losing bowl record with only the Rose Bowl left to play.
Oklahoma dominated the second half to overcome a seven-point halftime deficit after Tree QB Andrew Luck went out with an injury. Oklahoma came out at the half and dominated scoring two touchdowns in the third to go ahead for good while Stanford managed to gain just 32 total yards and that was the story of the game.
Heismen runner-upToby Gerhart ran for 135 yards and two touchdowns for Stanford. He leads the nation with 28 rushing touchdowns, and his 172 points this season are the seventh most in a single season in FBS history.
Oklahoma wide receiver Ryan Broyles the Sooners with 13 catches on the night. The Sooners rolled up 480 yards of total offense and 27 first downs to dominate the game offensively to power OU over the Cardinal. oklahoma won its first bowl game since 2005.