- Brandon Chatmon, ESPN Staff Writer
Oklahoma's hopes of competing for a championship -- either Big 12 or BCS -- took a major hit with the 24-19 loss to Kansas State at Owen Field on Saturday. The OU offense shot itself in the foot with three turnovers, two by senior quarterback Landry Jones. Here’s a closer look at the Sooners' loss after further review:
Jones third-down incompletion targeting Kenny Stills on OU’s first possession
Two plays after Jones missed a wide-open Brannon Green for a touchdown on play action, he missed Stills in the corner on third down. This play was important for various reasons:
• It was an early signal that Jones was not comfortable in the pocket. The senior had 3.5 seconds in the pocket before any Wildcat defender became free yet he didn’t pull the trigger when Stills became open.