No. 6 Oklahoma handed Nebraska one of its worst losses in program history Saturday in a 49-14 decision at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Sooners’ 49 points against the Maize are the most in the 88 meetings between these two programs.

Nebraska got on the board early with an impressive script drive. Unfortunately, it took a turn for the worse from there. The Cornhuskers didn’t score a point until three minutes remained in foul time as the Sooners took a 49-7 lead with nine minutes left in the third quarter and then cruised to victory.

Sooners quarterback Dillon Gabriel played well in his first game against a Power Five opponent in Oklahoma. Gabriel returned for a career-long 61-yard touchdown to get the offense going, and then added 230 yards through the air and two touchdowns. However, the rushing game was dominated by rushing for over 300 yards. Running back Eric Gray had 113 yards rushing and two scores on 11 carries.

Nebraska quarterback Casey Thompson threw for 129 yards and a touchdown, while Trey Palmer added 10 catches for 92 yards and a score. However, a porous offensive line allowed the Sooners to extract four sacks from Thompson and only 2.8 yards per carry to running back Anthony Grant.

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