The Oklahoma Football program's top-10 moments from their 28 years in the Big 12

Well, Big 12, it's been fun. As you know, Monday, July 1, marks the Oklahoma football program's and the rest of the University's first official day as a member of the Southeastern Conference. So today, instead of bickering or arguing why or why not the Sooners should leave, let's celebrate their Big 12 past by ranking the program's top-10 moments as a member of the Big 12.
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5. October 28, 2000 - Big Red is back

Nebraska v Oklahoma X Woolfolk
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On October 28, 2000, the Oklahoma Sooners secured a pivotal 31-14 victory over the Nebraska Cornhuskers, solidifying their return to national prominence. In a clash between the top two teams in the country, the Sooners, led by head coach Bob Stoops, showcased a potent combination of offense and defense. After falling behind 14-0 early in the first quarter, Oklahoma responded with 31 unanswered points. Quarterback Josh Heupel orchestrated the comeback, throwing for 300 yards and a touchdown, while the defense stifled Nebraska's vaunted rushing attack, forcing three turnovers. The victory not only maintained Oklahoma's undefeated season but also propelled them to the top of the polls, setting the stage for their eventual national championship run.

This game officially marked the return of the University of Oklahoma to the world of the college football's elites.