Landry Jones went 31 for 50 for 367 yards and three touchdowns, Oklahoma's defense forced five turnovers and scored three defensive touchdowns and the No. 3 Sooners downed No. 11 Texas 55-17 in the Red River Rivalry at the Cotton Bowl on Saturday.
The Sooners (5-0, 2-0) struck first, with a 26-yard field goal from Mike Hunnicutt that capped an eight-play, 62-yard opening drive.
On Texas' (4-1, 1-1) ensuing possession, Casey Walker sacked Case McCoy and forced a fumble the Sooners recovered, leading to a Hunnicutt 24-yard field goal, pushing the Sooners' lead to 6-0.
Texas got on the board with 2:41 left in the 1st on a 46-yard field goal by Justin Tucker after a 10-play, 47-yard drive.
Oklahoma scored on the first play of the second quarter when Jones found Kenny Stills in the corner of the end zone for a 19-yard touchdown, pushing the Sooners' advantage to 13-3.
Tony Jefferson picked off Texas' David Ash four plays later and Jones added to the lead with a 5-yard touchdown throw to Ryan Broyles just inside the right pylon to make it 20-3.
Demontre Hurst grabbed Ash's second interception of the day on Texas' next possession, taking it 55-yards to blow the game open.
But Fozzy Whitaker answered back and matched Texas' longest-ever kickoff return with a 100-yard return for touchdown, cutting OU's lead to 27-10.
Oklahoma's high-flying passing game wasn't finished though, as Jones capped a seven-play, 83-yard drive by finding Stills again on a fade to push the Sooners' advantage to 34-10 with 31 second left in the half.
The Longhorns had just 38 total yards of offense in the second quarter, compared with Jones' 171 yards through the air. Jones was 23 of 35 for 305 yards and three touchdowns at halftime.
The Texas offense fared no better in the second half, as Frank Alexander forced a McCoy fumble on the Longhorns' first possession that defensive end David King picked up and returned 19 yards for a touchdown.
Sooners running back Dominique Whaley got the non-existent Oklahoma ground game going with a 64-yard touchdown run with 8:02 remaining in the third.
Oklahoma's Jamell Fleming stripped the ball from Texas WR Mike Davis and returned it 56-yards for a touchdown for the Sooners' final score and pushing Oklahoma's lead to 55-10.
Texas' sole offensive touchdown came at the 2:31 mark in the fourth when Ash found Jaxon Shipley for a 4-yard touchdown to make it 55-17.