Oklahoma stifled Baylor's passing game and held the Bears below their season offensive averages in winning 42-34 Saturday, but the Sooners still came away disappointed in their defensive performance.
New Oklahoma Sooners defensive coordinator Mike Stoops wants redemption for his players after they finished 55th in the country in total defense last season. He also wants to be redeemed for his own failures at Arizona.
Based on buzz coming out of Oklahoma's spring camp, it's not unfathomable to believe the defensive backs will rebound to emerge as the strength of the defense in 2012.
The Oklahoma defense has allowed 16 plays of 40 yards or more this season
Baylor's Robert Griffin III threw for a school-record 479 yards against Oklahoma's 'Sharks'
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Sooners give up school-record 616 total yards of offense in 45-38 loss to Bears
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