first time since 2007 that the aggies have shut out an opponent in the first half, in 2007 it was Kansas, the aggies went on to lose that game 19-11, it was also the first time since 2007 that the sooners have been shut out in the first half that was against Iowa state OU went on to win 17-7.
The aggies had 222 yards in the first half compared to OU's 111; the offensive production was well balanced at 100 on the ground and 122 in the air.
OU’s offense is ranked 16th in the nation with an average of 460 yards per game.
The aggies limited the sooners to their second lowest offensive output 362 their season low was in their win against Texas 360.
It was the lowest point total by OU however on the year.
The aggies held OU to 72 yards rushing with an average per rush of 1.6.
They held OU to a total of 362 yards on 104 offensive plays with an average of 3.5 per play.
The aggies had 4 sacks on the day for a total of 32 yards, one forced fumble and one interception.
The aggies Michael Hodges had a career day with 19 tackles 8 solo 2 tackles for a loss, and 2 sacks, this was the most tackles posted by an aggies player since Dat Nguyen notched 20 against UCLA in 1998.
Von miller also had a stout day with 8 tackles 3 solo, 3 tackles for a loss, and 1.5 sacks, 1 qb hurry.
Sean porter had a solid day as well getting 7 tackles 2 solo, 2 tackles for a loss, and 3 pass break ups, 1 qb hurry.
Note these are 3 out of four of our starting linebackers; the fourth Garrick Williams had 7 tackles 4 solo, and 1 tackle for a loss.
Huge production out of the linebacking core on Saturday.
OU’s 3rd possession they had a first and goal from the 10 yard line, the aggies forced a 4th down however on the 3rd an goal from the 10 the aggies were penalized for roughing the passer giving OU a 1st and goal from the 4 yard line. Then the aggies held OU out of the endzone for four consecutive plays including two from the one yard line to force a turnover on downs.
In the second quarter with a first and 10 on the aggies 24yd line OU looked like they were about to score before Garrick Williams tackled DeMarco Murrey for a 6 yard loss out to the 30 followed on the next play by Eddie brown and von miller sacking Landry jones for 9 yards out to the 39 putting OU out of field goal range and facing a 4th and 25 to go.
The aggies started the third quarter off by returning the kickoff for a touchdown.
In the 4th quarter at the aggies 32yd line OU attempted a fake field goal but were unable to complete the pass and turned the ball over on downs.
4th qtr. OU gets a 1st and goal at the aggies 10 yard line they rush to the 5 then to the 1 but are held out of the endzone on consecutive plays from the 1 yard line to turn the ball over on downs.
4th qtr. OU has a first and goal at the aggies 4 yard line but are held on 4 consecutive plays short of the end zone to turn the ball over on downs for the final time.
Marking 3 times in the game that OU had a first and goal and could not score, also three times that they had a 3rd and goal from the one or better yet could not get the ball into the end zone.