WATCH: OU Postgame analysis from the Sooners’ 31-24 win at BYU

WATCH: OU Postgame analysis from the Sooners’ 31-24 win at BYU

The Sooners were 24-point favorites but needed a late Gavin Sawchuk touchdown run and two big BYU turnovers to hold on in Provo.

Berry Tramel

By Berry Tramel

| Nov 18, 2023, 4:19pm CST

Berry Tramel

By Berry Tramel

Nov 18, 2023, 4:19pm CST

The Sooners were 24-point favorites but needed a late Gavin Sawchuk touchdown run and two big BYU turnovers to hold on in Provo. But the big story is at quarterbacks, where Oklahoma was forced to burn freshman Jackson Arnold’s opportunity to redshirt after starter Gabriel Dillon suffered a head-related injury late in the first half.

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Berry Tramel is a 45-year veteran of Oklahoma journalism, having spent 13 years at the Norman Transcript and 32 years at The Oklahoman. He has been named Oklahoma Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sports Media Association. Born and raised in Norman, Tramel grew up reading four newspapers a day and began his career at age 17. His first assignment was the Lexington-Elmore City high school football game, and he’s enjoyed the journey ever since, having covered NBA Finals and Rose Bowls and everything in between. Tramel and his wife, Tricia, were married in 1980 and live in Norman near their daughter, son-in-law and three granddaughters. Tramel can be reached at 405-760-8080 or at [email protected].

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