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Spencer Rattler threw five touchdown passes and the Oklahoma No.4 defeated Western Carolina 76-0 on Saturday night.

Oklahoma tied its fifth-highest points total in school history. The Sooners led 62-0 after three quarters, and the fourth quarter was shortened to 12 minutes.

Rattler completed 20 of 26 passes for 243 yards before resting in the second half of Oklahoma’s 10th straight win. He joined Jason White as the only Sooners to score five touchdowns in one half.

Jadon Haselwood caught two touchdown passes and Jaden Knowles had 102 scrum yards and rushed for two touchdowns for the Sooners (2-0).


Gabe Brkic kicked for 56 yards in the first half, his fourth from 50 yards or more in the first two games.

Oklahoma gained 624 yards and looked sharper after fending off Tulane 40-35 in their opener a week earlier.

Rogan Wells completed 16 of 29 passes for 86 yards for Western Carolina (0-2), a Championship Subdivision program that fell to 0-60 against Bowl Subdivision teams.

Oklahoma held the Catamounts for 178 yards, including 55 rushing. The Sooners got their first shutout since last September’s victory over Missouri State.

Take it away

West Carolina: The Catamounts were outmatched and were never in the game. Oklahoma were leading 17-0 at the end of the first quarter and 45-0 at halftime.

Oklahoma: The Sooners got the most out of their running game this week, posting 277 yards on 38 attempts. Eric Gray led the way with 74 yards on nine carries.


The Sooners could earn a spot because the No.3 Ohio State lost at home to the No.12 Oregon.


West Carolina hosts Samford on Saturday.

Oklahoma hosts former Big 8 and Big 12 rival Nebraska on Saturday.

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