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Oklahoma football: Sooners break record for points scored in first quarter of Big 12 Championship

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ARLINGTON, Texas — No. 3 Oklahoma has broken the record for points scored in the first quarter during the Big 12 Championship.

The Sooners scored 17 points in the first quarter of the title game, taking an early 17-0 lead.

Oklahoma's first points came from a 41-yard field goal from junior kicker Austin Seibert. Then, on TCU's opening drive, sophomore linebacker Caleb Kelly scored on an 18-yard fumble recovery returned for a touchdown. Finally, the Sooners finished the first half on a 10-play, 81-yard drive the ended with a five-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Baker Mayfield to junior tight end Mark Andrews. 

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I joined The Daily in the fall of 2016 as a sophomore. I've covered the soccer team, both men's and women's basketball, as well as the football team for the past two years. I have been the sports editor since spring 2018.

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