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How Three Turnovers Fueled Oklahoma Past BYU in Gritty Road Performance

The Sooners converted three turnovers into 21 points to beat BYU 31-24 in Provo on Saturday.


PROVO, UT — Oklahoma’s defense has made a living forcing turnovers this year.

The Sooners entered the weekend with a nation-leading 17 interceptions, and Brent Venables’ team ranked No. 10-nationally in turnover margin.

But takeaways hand’t been kind to the No. 14-ranked Sooners in their last two road trips.

OU gave the ball away a combined six times in losses to Kansas and Oklahoma State, which contributed to Oklahoma’s only two defeats of the season