No. 7 Texas routs No. 18 Oklahoma State to win Big 12 Championship

Quarterback Quinn Ewers threw four touchdowns in the first half and No. 7 Texas won its first Big 12 Championship since 2009 with a 49-21 win over No. 18 Oklahoma State on Saturday.

Ewers had 354 passing yards in the first half as the Longhorns took control in the first quarter and carried it throughout the course of the game. Their largest lead came 49-14 after Texas running back Keilan Robinson ran in his second score of the second half with 10:38 left in the fourth quarter.

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Texas led 21-7 after the first quarter when Ewers found three different receiver to set up three red zone touchdowns. Ewers’ longest touchdown pass of the first quarter went on a 24-yard heave to Ja’Tavion Sanders to help the Longhorns lead 14-0.

Oklahoma State was held to seven points and 124 total yards in the second half. The Cowboys had limited answers and responses to Texas’ efficient offense, as Oklahoma State went 3-of-10 on third down and lost a fumble.

Texas accumulated a season-high 662 yards of offense. 

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Ewers finished with 452 passing yards, four touchdowns and an interception. Sanders had 105 receiving yards and Adonai Mitchell had 109.

Oklahoma State quarterback Alan Bowman went 22-of-38 for 250 passing yards, three touchdowns and an interception. Receiver Rashod Owen’s had two touchdown scores and 85 rushing yards.