Oklahoma 40 – Houston 14

December 26, 1981 ▪ at El Paso ▪ Attendance 33,816

Scoring

TEAM 1 2 3 4   1H 2H   F
Oklahoma (6-4-1) 7 0 3 30 7 33 40
Houston (7-3-1) 0 7 0 7 7 7 14

Team Stats

Stat OU OPP
First Downs 15 26
Total Yards 407 385
– Plays 59 88
– Yards/Play 6.9 4.4
Rushing Yards 409 157
– Attempts 54 59
– Yards/Attempt 7.6 2.7
Passing Yards -2 228
– Completions-Attempts 1-5 18-29
– Completion % 20% 62%
– Yards/Completion - 2.0 12.7
Return Yards *
Turnovers (Fum-Int) 2 (1-1) 4 (3-1)
Penalties-Yards 7-48 2-27
Time of Possession
* Based on available return stats; Prior to the mid-2000s, this usually meant punt and interceptions returns, at best.