By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Spencer Rattler threw for 332 yards and two touchdowns, and Oklahoma won consecutive games for the first time this season, beating TCU 33-14 on Saturday.
Marvin Mims had scoring catches of 50 and 61 yards and set up one of Gabe Brkic’s four field goals with a 38-yard punt return, while Rattler averaged almost 26 yards per completion with five connections of at least 33 yards.
Unranked since the first week of October, Oklahoma (3-2, 2-2 Big 12) hasn’t gone this long outside the Top 25 since 1999, when former coach Bob Stoops started building what became a perennial contender again before it was passed along to Lincoln Riley.
The Sooners had never been unranked in three-plus seasons under Riley before consecutive losses to Kansas State and Iowa State sent them tumbling out of the poll from a familiar spot in the top five.
But OU built on a four-overtime win over rival Texas by returning to the Dallas-Fort Worth area two weeks later and dominating the Horned Frogs (1-3, 1-3).
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