Practice Report: Venables 'disappointed' 

September, 26, 2011
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Brent Venables said after Monday’s practice that was “incredibly disappointed” with the way the Sooner defense started and ended the 38-28 win over Missouri. OU allowed the Tigers to score touchdowns on their first and third possessions, then touchdowns on their final two in the fourth quarter.

Venables pointed to the “explosive plays,” rushing total and turnover battle as what most disturbed him. Missouri bested the Sooners in all three categories. OU gave up several big plays, surrendered 241 rushing yards and failed to pick up a turnover.

“You lose two of those three categories, you usually lose the game,” Venables said.

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