Down by three points in the fourth quarter of the Big 12 Championship Game, Texas got a huge boost when it forced a fumble on a play that was nearly a Sooners touchdown.
CeeDee Lamb burned Texas’ secondary and worked his way deep into the red zone when Gary Johnson forced a fumble.
Gary Johnson in pursuit with the HUGE forced fumble pic.twitter.com/b895pxFjZc
— SI College Football (@si_ncaafb) December 1, 2018
Suddenly, Oklahoma had all its momentum ripped away in a single moment.
Or did it?
On the next play, Tre Brown came screaming off the edge on a cornerback blitz that Sam Ehlinger never saw coming.
— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) December 1, 2018
Talk about turning lemons into lemonade.
Just like that, the Sooners had momentum again, not to mention a five-point lead and the ball back on offense.