Oklahoma 28 – California 17

September 18, 1976 ▪ at Norman ▪ Attendance 72,026

Scoring

TEAM 1 2 3 4   1H 2H   F
#4 Oklahoma (1-0) 7 14 0 7 21 7 28
California (0-1) 0 7 0 10 7 10 17

Team Stats

Stat OU OPP
First Downs 21 29
Total Yards 562 375
– Plays 71 84
– Yards/Play 7.9 4.5
Rushing Yards 490 91
– Attempts 69 38
– Yards/Attempt 7.1 2.4
Passing Yards 72 284
– Completions-Attempts 2-2 27-46
– Completion % 100% 59%
– Yards/Completion 36.0 10.5
Return Yards *
Turnovers (Fum-Int) 3 (3-0) 4 (3-1)
Penalties-Yards -138 -75
Time of Possession
* Based on available return stats; Prior to the mid-2000s, this usually meant punt and interceptions returns, at best.