Oklahoma 21 – Syracuse 6

January 1, 1959 ▪ at Miami ▪ Attendance 75,281

Scoring

TEAM 1 2 3 4   1H 2H   F
#5 Oklahoma (9-1) 14 0 7 0 14 7 21
#9 Syracuse (8-1) 0 0 0 6 0 6 6

Team Stats

Stat OU OPP
First Downs 12 18
Total Yards 245 311
– Plays 48 81
– Yards/Play 5.1 3.8
Rushing Yards 152 239
– Attempts 44 56
– Yards/Attempt 3.5 4.3
Passing Yards 93 72
– Completions-Attempts 3-4 10-25
– Completion % 75% 40%
– Yards/Completion 31.0 7.2
Return Yards *
Turnovers (Fum-Int) 1 (1-0) 4 (2-2)
Penalties-Yards 3-35 4-20
Time of Possession
* Based on available return stats; Prior to the mid-2000s, this usually meant punt and interceptions returns, at best.