The No. 11 Sooners head back into Big 12 play as the highest-ranked team in the conference with a home game Saturday against TCU.
Blake Bell threw a 54-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard in the fourth quarter and No. 14 Oklahoma beat No. 22 Notre Dame 35-21 on Saturday.
So all of this talk about Notre Dame tradition is fine, but we have to clear something up right now. Everybody knows about that famous sign in the Notre Dame locker room. But Notre Dame stole OU's sign!!!
Sooner fans started arriving by the hundreds at Chicago's Midway Airport Thursday, more than 48 hours before Saturday's showdown with Notre Dame.
In the interest of full disclosure, I am a lifelong Notre Dame fan (when you grow up in New Mexico, ya gotta root for somebody besides the Lobos if you want to avoid clinical depression).
Yes, OU is 1-9 against Notre Dame. Yes, Bob Stoops is 0-2 against the golden domers. Yes, OU's 47-game winning streak came to an end at the hands of the Irish. Enough already!
We may never know the reason why Trevor Knight was named starter over Blake Bell when the OU season began. Bell's parents talk about the emotions they and Blake felt after the QB announcement.
When you look at the matchup of Oklahoma's defense against Notre Dame's offense, there is one big difference between this year's game and last year's that may tip the scale in OU's favor.
After several years of being down, Notre Dame turned it around in 2012. And college football just seems to be better when the Irish are good.
The Sooners offensive line against the Irish defensive front. It's the same key matchup in the 2013 game as it was in last season's contest.
It's been a rollercoaster of a career for Notre Dame's senior quarterback Tommy Rees.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly believes confidence is a key factor in the Fighting Irish being so good in close games.
PHOTOS: OU vs ND
Photos from the University of Oklahoma and Notre Dame University football game in South Bend, Indiana Sept. 28, 2013.
With the game tied at 13 in the fourth quarter, the Irish pulled away for the 30-13 win during the 2012 season.
Thirteen years ago, the Sooners traveled to South Bend, Indiana to take on the Fighting Irish. OU's big third quarter lead evaporated and the Sooners lost 34-30.
PHOTOS: OU this Season
The Golden Hurricane returned to Norman to face the Sooners for the first time since 2011. OU won 50-21.
Oklahoma knocks off West Virginia 16-7 in the Big 12 opener for both schools.
OU blanked Louisiana-Monroe 34-0 in its season opener at Memorial Stadium in Norman August 31, 2013.
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