Sunday, September 29, 2013
Week 5 helmet stickers
By Brandon Chatmon
Here are the helmet stickers after Oklahoma's 35-21 win over Notre Dame.
Sooners offensive line: This is why OU brought Bill Bedenbaugh in to coach its offensive line. The Sooners were stellar up front, as OU rushed for 212 yards and passed for 238 yards in the win. Quarterback Blake Bell was not sacked once and 40.5 percent of OU's rushes went for five yards or more against an Irish defensive front which stuffed OU during last season's 30-13 loss to the Irish at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.
Quarterback Blake Bell: For the second straight game, who could ask for more from Bell? In his first road start, the junior did not turn the ball over while completing 22 of 30 attempts for 232 yards and two touchdowns. He rushed for 59 yards to bring the added threat of running the ball to the table. In addition he was 4 of 7 on third down for 68 yards including his 54-yard connection with Sterling Shepard.
Linebacker Frank Shannon: OU's linebackers are quickly becoming a strength on defense. Shannon had eight tackles including 0.5 tackles for loss and one interception. He joined Corey Nelson to become the first Sooners linebacking duo to intercept a pass in the same game since 2009.