Oklahoma 49 – Colorado 24

October 6, 1979 ▪ at Norman ▪ Attendance 72,512

Scoring

TEAM 1 2 H 3 4   F
#3 Oklahoma (3-0) 7 28 35 7 7 49
Colorado (1-3) 7 0 7 3 14 24

Team Stats

Stat OU OPP
First Downs 21 21
Total Yards 444 277
– Plays 62 90
– Yards/Play 7.2 3.1
Rushing Yards 396 129
– Attempts 58 51
– Yards/Attempt 6.8 2.5
Passing Yards 48 148
– Completions-Attempts 2-4 17-39
– Completion % 50% 44%
– Yards/Completion 24.0 8.7
Return Yards *
Turnovers (Fum-Int) 4 (2-2) 1 (1-0)
Penalties-Yards 7-53 5-34
Time of Possession
* Based on available return stats; Prior to the mid-2000s, this usually meant punt and interceptions returns, at best.