Landry Jones nears wins record for Oklahoma Sooners quarterbacks

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Quarterback Landry Jones is on the verge of making history with No. 13 Oklahoma.

With a win Saturday in the Red River Rivalry game against No. 15 Texas (4-1, 1-1 Big 12), Jones would break the school record for victories set by Steve Davis in the 1970s.

Davis went 32-1-1 as the Sooners' quarterback, winning national championships in 1974 and `75.

Jones is 32-8 in his fourth year as the starter for the Sooners (3-1, 1-1).

With the record approaching, Davis wrote Jones a letter encouraging him to keep leading his team no matter what happens.

Jones committed two key turnovers in a loss to Kansas State two games ago, then bounced back with a solid outing to beat Texas Tech last week and tie Davis' record.

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