Oklahoma 45 – Alabama 31

January 2, 2014 ▪ at New Orleans ▪ Attendance 70,473

Scoring

TEAM 1 2 3 4   F
#11 Oklahoma (10-2) 14 17 0 14 45
#3 Alabama (11-1) 10 7 7 7 31

Team Stats

Stat OU OPP
First Downs 24 20
Total Yards 429 516
– Plays 74 65
– Yards/Play 5.8 7.9
Rushing Yards 81 129
– Attempts 30 35
– Yards/Attempt 2.7 3.7
Passing Yards 348 387
– Completions-Attempts 32-44 19-30
– Completion % 73% 63%
– Yards/Completion 10.9 20.4
Return Yards * 156 122
Turnovers (Fum-Int) 1 (0-1) 5 (3-2)
Penalties-Yards 11-95 6-45
Time of Possession 30:55 29:05
* Based on available return stats; Prior to the mid-2000s, this usually meant punt and interceptions returns, at best.

Rushing

Player Att Yards TD Long Y/A
Brennan Clay 17 44 0 12 2.6
Keith Ford 3 15 0 12 5.0
Sterling Shepard 3 14 1 13 4.7
Trevor Knight 5 7 0 10 1.4
Jalen Saunders 1 4 0 4 4.0

Passing

Player Cmp Att Yards Int TD Long Cmp% Eff Y/C Y/A
Trevor Knight 32 44 348 1 4 45 72.7% 164.6 10.9 7.9

Receiving

Player Rec Yards TD Long Y/R
LaColtan Bester 6 105 1 45 17.5
Jalen Saunders 5 75 2 43 15.0
Sterling Shepard 7 63 1 22 9.0
Brennan Clay 7 36 0 10 5.1
Derrick Woods 1 20 0 20 20.0
Roy Finch 2 18 0 15 9.0
Jaz Reynolds 2 14 0 7 7.0
Brannon Green 1 13 0 13 13.0
Taylor McNamara 1 4 0 4 4.0