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Oklahoma 52, Texas 13

Cotton Bowl, Dallas (72,204)...National TV

No. 6 (AP) Oklahoma...most points scored to date in rivalry

No. 13 (AP) Texas...worst loss for Darrell Royal at Texas


1st Quarter

OU: Tinker Owens 40 yard pass from Joe Washington (Fulcher kick)...first possession, Washington's first collegiate pass

TEX: Billy Schott 36 yard field goal

2nd Quarter

TEX: Schott 44 yard field goal

OU: Owens 63 yard pass from Steve Davis (Fulcher kick)...Davis is a licensed Baptist minister, victimized TEX S Tommy Keel

OU: TE Billy Brooks 47 yard pass from Davis (Fulcher kick)...pass over outstretched fingers of Keel

3rd Quarter

OU: Davis 14 yard run (Fulcher kick)

OU: Davis 2 yard run (Fulcher kick)

4th Quarter

OU: Fulcher 25 yard field goal

OU: Melendez recovered fumble in end zone (Fulcher kick)

TEX: Priestly 31 yard run (Schott kick)

OU: McReynolds 11 yard run (Fulcher kick)



First Downs: OU 22, TEX 14

Rushing: OU 54/283, TEX 54/209

Passing: OU 6/8/225/0, TEX 6/13/79/3

Returns: OU 62, TEX 0

Punts: OU 4/49.0, TEX 4/36.8

Fumbles: OU 2/1, TEX 2/2

Penalties: OU 6/66, TEX 3/29


OU: Davis 5/6, 185 yds (only passed 3/9 in previous games)


  • "Sooners Slam Texas, 52-13." Palm Beach Post. 14 Oct 1973.