OU vs. UTEP: Takeaways By Sooners

Things will get more difficult for OU and Brent Venables. There’ll be tighter games and bigger challenges ahead shortly. But so far, so good for Venables and the Sooners.

OU began the Venables era with a 45-13 win over UTEP on Saturday on Owen Field, a victory with plenty of good but some areas of concern moving forward.

Then Venables & the Sooners gave the crowd plenty more to be excited about, jumping out to a big start on both sides of the ball before things settled down. Here are five takeaways from OU’s victory:

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