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Sooners overwhelmed by No. 1 Alabama’s fast start in 45-34 Orange Bowl loss

An early 28-0 lead for the Tide was too much for Oklahoma to overcome

An awful start doomed the Oklahoma Sooners in their College Football Playoff semifinal matchup with the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Orange Bowl. The Crimson Tide rolled up a 28-0 lead early and held off a resilient OU squad the rest of the way to pull off a 45-34 victory.

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