NORMAN — Over 50,000 fans packed Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on Friday night for their first glimpse at the 2019 Oklahoma football team. The Red squad defeated the White team, 35-14, in the annual Spring Game.
As Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray coached on the sidelines, the eyes of Sooner Nation turned to a new trio of quarterbacks. Graduate transfer Jalen Hurts completed 11-of-14 attempts to rack up 174 yards and a pair of touchdowns (one passing, one rushing). Tanner Mordecai threw for 142 yards (11-of-24) and one passing score while Tanner Schafer leds the QBs with two passing touchdowns (6-of-7, 87 yards).
Running back T.J. Pledger led the Sooners' ground game with 51 yards and one touchdown on seven carries.
Freshman receiver Theo Wease made the most of his three receptions with a pair of touchdowns and a total of 68 yards (22.7 per reception). Lee Morris produced 79 receiving yards on three catches, including one touchdown.
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