Oklahoma 40 – Auburn 22

January 1, 1972 ▪ at New Orleans ▪ Attendance 84,031

Scoring

TEAM 1 2 3 4   1H 2H   F
#3 Oklahoma (10-1) 19 12 3 6 31 9 40
#5 Auburn (9-1) 0 0 7 15 0 22 22

Team Stats

Stat OU OPP
First Downs 28 15
Total Yards 450 290
– Plays 91 64
– Yards/Play 4.9 4.5
Rushing Yards 439 40
– Attempts 87 19
– Yards/Attempt 5.0 2.1
Passing Yards 11 250
– Completions-Attempts 1-4 20-45
– Completion % 25% 44%
– Yards/Completion 11.0 12.5
Return Yards *
Turnovers (Fum-Int) 2 (2-0) 3 (1-2)
Penalties-Yards 2-12 0-0
Time of Possession
* Based on available return stats; Prior to the mid-2000s, this usually meant punt and interceptions returns, at best.