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Offensive Inconsistencies Finally Cost Oklahoma in Lawrence

The No. 6-ranked Sooners failed to pick up a crucial first down late, allowing Kansas over two minutes to pull the upset in a chaotic Big 12 battle in Lawrence.

LAWRENCE, KS — Oklahoma almost got away with it.

Ethan Downs’ interception with 2:29 left looked to be the No. 6 Sooners’ lifeline against Kansas.

After an up-and-down offensive day, OU took over on the Jayhawks’ 38-yard line, up 33-32 and just needing to bleed the clock out.

Kansas had three timeouts, but surely Oklahoma’s offense, which had rushed for 269 yards, could close out the win? Right?

The Sooners rushed Jovantae Barnes twice and quarterback Dillon Gabriel once, gaining three yards and only winding the clock 23 seconds.

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