It was over when ... Trailing by a touchdown with less than a minute to play, AJ McCarron was hit and fumbled. Oklahoma recovered it and took it into the end zone.
Gameball goes to ... Trevor Knight. In his fifth career start and against one of the nation's best defenses, Knight completed 32 of 44 passes for 348 yards and four TDs.
Stat of the game ... 31. Alabama had given up 31 points over an entire game just seven times under coach Nick Saban before this Sugar Bowl. OU had 31 in the first half.
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