Fiesta Bowl, Oklahoma Vs. Connecticut: Sooners Get A BCS Win At Last, 48-20

Big Game Bob Stoops won't be hanging his head in January, for once: His Oklahoma Sooners pulled off a resounding Fiesta Bowl win over the Connecticut Huskies.

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2011 Fiesta Bowl, Oklahoma Vs. UConn: Bob Stoops' Sooners Clinch Elusive BCS Bowl Win, 48-20

The pointsapalooza isn't over yet in the 2011 Fiesta Bowl. Zach Frazer and Jordan Todman can only do so much when being swarmed by Oklahoma defenders on all sides, which is probably why the Huskies have yet to score an offensive touchdown this evening.

Landry Jones and his Sooners are having no such problems, wen they're not firing large-caliber weapons directly at their own cleats. Cameron Kenney hauls in a 38-yard pass to convert OU's next third down; Trey Franks pulls down a 20-yarder, and Oklahoma's all set for a 5-yard touchdown pass to Ryan Broyles, who's playing pretty good football for a kid battling a stomach virus.

The field goal attempts are out and the fourth-down tries are in on UConn's next possession, but Frazer's attempt to connect with Robbie Frey goes nowhere, and the Sooners take over on downs. With 5:35 remaining in the fourth quarter, Oklahoma leads UConn, 41-20.

The heartbreak isn't over for the Huskies. With 2:52 remaining in this slow-rolling debacle, Zach Frazer gets pick-sixed from his own 22-yard line. The rest of the game plays out in slow motion, with Oklahoma players stopping a last-gasp touchdown drive at their own goal line, and we've gone final in Arizona. Final score of the 2011 Fiesta Bowl: Oklahoma 48, UConn 20.

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2011 Fiesta Bowl, Oklahoma Vs. UConn: Sooners' Fake FG Fails; LB Ronnell Lewis Injured

The 2011 Fiesta Bowl may not exactly be a competitive football game at the moment, but it is by any standard an entertaining one. Following UConn's post-score kickoff, Oklahoma is held to another three-and-out, and the Huskies muff (but recover) the attendant punt. A Dave Teggart field goal ends the drive, but the Huskies can't keep pace if they keep kicking for their points.

Two possessions later, they get another shot at the endzone, as phenom Ryan Broyles fields a Huskies punt, breaks away from coverage, is chased down by UConn's Lawrence Wilson, and watches the ball flutter out of his hands apparently of its own accord. Jordan Todman converts the first set of downs, but the Huskies punt on the second, and Oklahoma sets up at their own 24-yard line. The Sooners are held to a field goal attempt, which turns out to be a fake field-goal attempt, wherein John Nimmo's high spiral is batted down near the goal line. It is entirely possible that Oklahoma's trying actively to throw this game because they're so recently unused to winning at BCS football. With 13:55 remaining in the fourth quarter, Oklahoma leads UConn, 34-20.

At some point during the past few series, sophomore OU linebacker Ronnell Lewis reportedly injures his neck on a block. It wasn't noticeable at the time because he walked off the field immediately after the play, but he's currently being strapped to a backboard and taken to a local hospital, despite moving all four limbs in what looks like normal fashion. We'll keep you updated on his condition as more news becomes available.

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2011 Fiesta Bowl, Oklahoma Vs. UConn: 21 Points In Two Minutes

Wonder of wonders, Oklahoma opens the second half of the 2011 Fiesta Bowl with a three-and-out. That's all the fail you'll see out of the Sooners for at least the next few minutes, however: After a brief UConn possession that takes less than two minutes off the clock, and pins the Sooners in their own endzone, Landry Jones, Ryan Broyles, and DeMarco Murray combine for a four-play drive that spans 99 yards and concludes with Cameron Kenney catching a 59-yard touchdown pass.

The action burst isn't over. UConn's next drive opens with a 28-yard pass from Zach Frazer to Kashif Moore, but on the third play Frazer is pick-sixed and the Sooners' lead widens yet again.

 ... or does it?? The ensuing kickoff lands in the hands of Robbie Frey, who motors 95 yards for a UConn touchdown. If you're still with us and not collapsing onto your fainting couches, the score is Oklahoma 34, UConn 17, with 9:44 remaining in the third quarter.

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2011 Fiesta Bowl, Oklahoma Vs. UConn: Sooners Double Up Huskies At The Half

The 2011 Fiesta Bowl is already a shocker, in that we're into the second quarter and UConn isn't already being blown out of the stadium by Oklahoma. That pick-six took the wind out of the Sooners' offensive sails, and their next possession fares better, but only slightly: they're held to a 41-yard field goal from Jimmy Stevens. Oklahoma 17, UConn 7.

UConn can't capitalize on their next possession, but their punt does pin Oklahoma inside their own ten-yard line. Once again, the Huskies defense stands up enough to hold the Sooners to a field goal. Oklahoma 20, UConn 7.

The ensuing kickoff return is carried for 34 yards by Nick Williams, enabling UConn to establish a scoring drive of their own in the final two minutes of the half. With 30 seconds remaining in the quarter, Dave Teggart knocks a 37-yarder through, and the Sooners' lead is shaved again. At the half, Oklahoma leads UConn, 20-10.

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