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Balanced Oklahoma offense ranks No. 2 nationally in rushing


September 22, 2019

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — If you listen to Lincoln Riley, you might think Oklahoma's running game is a mess.

The Sooners coach often said the offensive line needs to improve and the ground attack is nowhere near where it should be.

Something is working, though. Oklahoma ranks No. 2 nationally in rushing with 324.3 yards per game heading into its Big 12 opener Saturday against Texas Tech.

Oklahoma's ground game has helped spark an offense that averages a nation-leading 676.7 yards. The sixth-ranked Sooners (3-0) are averaging 8.3 yards per carry, yet Riley feels there is more out there.

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