This got ugly fast.
The TCU Horned Frogs, looking to avenge a loss to the Oklahoma Sooners three weeks ago, found themselves trailing 17-0 after the first quarter in the Big 12 Championship Saturday afternoon at AT&T Stadium.
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The No. 3-ranked Sooners scored a field goal on their opening possession, which seemed at the time to be a small victory for the TCU defense keeping them out of the end zone. But on the 11th-ranked Horned Frogs’ first play from scrimmage, running back Kyle Hicks fumbled and Sooners’ Caleb Kelly returned it 18 yards for a score to put Oklahoma up 10-0.
Heisman candidate Baker Mayfield led the Sooners on an 81-yard scoring drive to put Oklahoma up 17-0. Mark Andrews caught a five-yard pass from Mayfield for the touchdown.
Mayfield completed 10 of 14 passes for 100 yards in the first quarter.
The Sooners have outgained the Frogs 132 to 69.