Norman, Okla. Seth Doege threw for 441 yards and connected with Alex Torres on three of his four touchdown passes, and Texas Tech snapped No. 3 Oklahoma’s 39-game home winning streak with 41-38 victory Saturday night.
About 2 hours after No. 4 Wisconsin lost, a second top-five team went down on the first day of the college football season that really shook the rankings.
Doege carved up an Oklahoma defense missing three starters, guiding the Red Raiders (5-2, 2-2 Big 12) to their biggest win yet under second-year coach Tommy Tuberville. He pulled off a feat that Mike Leach couldn’t accomplish in his 10 years in charge in Lubbock, Texas, and Tech became just the third team to beat OU coach Bob Stoops at home.
The Sooners are now 75-3 on Owen Field in Stoops’ 13 years. Oklahoma State and TCU are responsible for the other losses.
Landry Jones ended up with 412 yards passing and five touchdowns, but it wasn’t enough to rally Oklahoma (6-1, 3-1) back from a sluggish start and save its unbeaten season.