The No. 14 Oklahoma Sooners (8-2) take on a familiar opponent when they visit the BYU Cougars (5-5) on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at LaVell Edwards Stadium in a Big 12 showdown.
Interested in watching the game featuring the Sooners and Cougars? You can do so on ESPN.
When is Oklahoma vs. BYU and when does it start?
This game between the Sooners and Cougars will happen on Saturday, November 18, 2023. Be ready to see the kickoff at 12:00 PM ET.
Where to watch Oklahoma vs. BYU
The Sooners and Cougars will take to the gridiron at LaVell Edwards Stadium for this matchup on November 18, and if you’d like to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on ESPN.
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Oklahoma vs. BYU Game Preview
Oklahoma Stats & Insights
- In their most recent game, the Sooners defeated the West Virginia Mountaineers 59-20.
- Oklahoma sports the 69th-ranked defense this season (377.5 yards allowed per game), and has been more effective on offense, ranking fourth-best with a tally of 506.1 yards per game.
- The Sooners rank 89th in pass defense this year (238.9 passing yards allowed per game), but they’ve been playing really well on the offensive side of the ball, ranking eighth-best in the FBS with 323.8 passing yards per game.
- Oklahoma is totaling 182.3 rushing yards per game on offense (35th in the FBS), and ranks 50th defensively with 138.6 rushing yards allowed per game.
- The Sooners rank 27th in scoring defense this season (19.8 points allowed per game), but they’ve been shining on offense, ranking fourth-best in the FBS with 41.8 points per game.
BYU Stats & Insights
- The Sooners knocked off the West Virginia Mountaineers 59-20 in their last outing.
- BYU has been struggling on offense, ranking eighth-worst with 300.0 total yards per game. It has been more effective on defense, giving up 414.2 total yards per contest (108th-ranked).
- The Cougars rank 87th in the FBS with 209.5 passing yards per contest on offense, and they rank 78th with 233.5 passing yards surrendered per game on defense.
- In terms of rushing, this season has been ugly for BYU on both offense and defense, as it is averaging just 90.5 rushing yards per contest (seventh-worst) and allowing 180.7 rushing yards per game (19th-worst).
- With 21.9 points per game on offense, the Cougars rank 106th in the FBS. Defensively, they rank 95th, allowing 28.7 points per game.
Oklahoma Key Players to Watch
- Dillon Gabriel leads Oklahoma with 3,069 passing yards (306.9 ypg) on 229-of-325 passing with 25 touchdowns compared to five interceptions this season. He also adds 337 rushing yards (33.7 ypg) on 82 carries while scoring 11 touchdowns on the ground.
- The team’s top rusher, Tawee Walker, has carried the ball 85 times for 442 yards (49.1 per game), with six touchdowns this year.
- This season Gavin Sawchuk has racked up 69 carries for 373 yards (46.6 per game) and four touchdowns.
- Drake Stoops’ team-high 692 receiving yards (69.2 yards per game) have come on 62 receptions with nine touchdowns.
- Nic Anderson has hauled in 24 passes for 616 yards (68.4 yards per game) and eight touchdowns this year.
- Jalil Farooq has hauled in 35 grabs for 577 yards (57.7 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
BYU Key Players to Watch
- Kedon Slovis leads BYU with 1,716 passing yards (214.5 ypg) on 152-of-265 passing with 12 touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season.
- LJ Martin has carried the ball 104 times for a team-high 494 yards (61.8 per game), with four touchdowns this year.
- This season Aidan Robbins has taken 63 carries for 229 yards (38.2 per game) and one touchdown.
- Chase Roberts’ team-high 524 receiving yards (52.4 yards per game) have come on 39 receptions with four touchdowns.
- Isaac Rex has put up a 385-yard season so far (38.5 receiving yards per game) with two touchdowns, reeling in 29 passes.
- Darius Lassiter’s 28 grabs this season have resulted in 347 yards (49.6 ypg) and four touchdowns.