OU football: Five takeaways from Sooners' 33-14 win over TCU
FORT WORTH, Texas — For the first time since its season opener, OU didn't have to sweat down to the wire, beating TCU 33-14 on Saturday at Amon G. Carter Stadium.
Here are five takeaways from the Sooners' win:
1. Mims the word
Marvin Mims has had a big start to his freshman year for the Sooners and continued that against TCU.
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But only two of those catches, for 12 yards, have come after halftime and none have come in the fourth quarter.
Mims had four catches for a career-high 132 yards and two touchdowns.
Most of that yardage came on the touchdowns.
On the first, a 50-yarder early in the second quarter. Mims barely had a defender within 10 yards of him and finished the play off with a tough move at the goalline to find the end zone.
The second touchdown catch was the opposite — a difficult catch followed by an easy skate into the end zone.
TCU cornerback Kee’yon Stewart had Mims well-covered on Rattler’s long heave but the ball missed Stewart’s outstretched arm and Mims was able to haul it in, Stewart stumbled and Mims had a 61-yard score a moment later.