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Oklahoma looks to avoid repeat of 2016 slip-up vs. Houston


August 25, 2019

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma defensive lineman Neville Gallimore remembers his first game as a Sooner.

It was an unpleasant stroll down memory lane.

Oklahoma entered the 2016 season with high hopes after reaching the College Football Playoff. The third-ranked Sooners fell apart in the opener as No. 15 Houston pulled off a 33-23 stunner. The Sooners eventually won the Big 12 and beat Auburn in the Sugar Bowl, but they missed out on the playoff for the only time in the past four seasons.

"I was in my first year, my redshirt freshman year," Gallimore said. "Those guys played great ball. The...

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