OU football: Watch Sooners celebrate Cotton Bowl rout with Malcolm Kelly's famous freestyle rap
No. 6-ranked OU was in a celebratory mood after its 55-20 demolition of No. 7 Florida in Wednesday’s Cotton Bowl.
So, the players threw it back to 2006, Malcolm Kelly style.
Just before the trophy presentation began, the Sooners all broke into Kelly’s famous freestyle rap on stage. It was caught live on ESPN’s “SportsCenter."
"Oh, that was the best," OU coach Lincoln Riley said. "The old Malcolm Kelly. I know just about every word to that as well.
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"That was pretty cool. Our guys, they deserved that moment, man. Winning is hard and it's hard to do it here at the end against great competition."
You can watch below.
For OU players, it was a special moment.
"We all play for the University of Oklahoma and we know what that little freestyle holds," OU linebacker Isaiah Thomas said. "It's something that we always listen to. We see it on social media all the time. For us to reenact that moment after we won a big game was special to us.
"It's like a brotherhood thing. It's like our team's national anthem, I guess you could say. It shows how much this tradition means to us.
"We decided to do our own little thing and sing it up there on that stage."
Also, you can watch the original version of Kelly’s rap following the 2006 Big 12 championship victory over Nebraska below.