Sooners Survive Scare In Season Opener

Saturday, September 4th 2010, 10:55 pm
By: News On 6

By Corey DeMoss, Staff Writer

NORMAN, Oklahoma -- In what was supposed to be an early tune-up, the Oklahoma Sooners struggled on both sides of the ball in a 31-24 victory over the Utah State Aggies Saturday.

The Sooners' defense had particular problems. The secondary – which featured three new starters – had trouble containing a Utah State receiver corps without its No. 1 option. The Aggies regularly beat Jamell Fleming and Jonathan Nelson deep, with four different receivers recording catches of longer than 30 yards.

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