November 18, 2007

Offense can't overcome mistakes

Lubbock, TX -- Sooner fans will definitely want an asterisk next to Oklahoma's 34-27 loss to Texas Tech Saturday night after Sam Bradford was knocked out of the game just two series into the game. But offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson wasn't putting the reasons behind the loss solely on the woozy head of Bradford.

The OU offensive coordinator talked about the mistakes that led to such a huge deficit in Lubbock as well as the plays that got the Sooners back within striking distance.

Kevin Wilson on the offense…

It was tough because we started real poorly putting our defense in bad situations and getting their crowd going and we start with the fumble and then the next drive we have a drop on third down and we have a nice play but a personal foul ended a drive and then we've got third down and we go to the knee so we shoot ourselves in the foot.

We made some adjustments and I'm proud of our guys but I didn't like some body language there in the game because I thought, the way they played and the way we played, we still had a chance.

We lose by seven and we got the ball twice inside the fifteen and we don't make the plays you need to to win the game. I was proud of the way they came back but I didn't like our body language in the middle of the first and second quarter and even some down the stretch.

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