The Oklahoma kicker/punter had himself a day against Texas.
The win over the Texas Longhorns was huge, but the Oklahoma Sooners are now focused on much greater goals. In the Bob Stoops era, a win in the game after Red River Showdown was nearly automatic. Stoops went 17-1 in those games, with his lone loss coming against Kansas State in 2014. Lincoln Riley appears to be in the same mold as Stoops so far, and this week will provide another litmus test for that notion.
As for the 3-3 (1-2) Wildcats, they are still searching for a signature win. Their best game of the season might be a loss to Texas in double overtime. Nevertheless, having the legendary Bill Snyder on the sidelines will always make them a respectable challenge, especially in the Little Apple. In a matchup between the youngest and oldest head coaches in the FBS, Riley is amazed by Snyder’s coaching career:
Lincoln Riley on Bill Snyder’s longevity: I’m not going to be doing it at 78. I can tell you that much.
— Brooke Pryor (@bepryor) October 16, 2017
Lincoln Riley went on to address his respect for Coach Snyder’s fundamentally sound Wildcats and …read more