He also ran for a touchdown and lost a fumble.
“There’s no moral victory in this deal,” Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin said. “When you play that hard and you play that long nobody’s happy.”
Hurts threw for 123 yards and ran for 56.
“Are we happy? Are we pleased? No,” he said. “But we are happy that we can walk out of here with a win.”
Mond connected with Damion Ratley on a 32-yard pass on fourth-and-9 to get the Aggies to the 3 late in the third quarter. They were facing another fourth down later in the possession when Mond evaded one sack and got the ball off just as he was hit, finding Christian Kirk for a 2-yard touchdown pass to get the Aggies to 24-10. Kirk grabbed the ball just before his knee hit the ground.
When it mattered most, the poise of Kempt, a walk-on computer science major who was a high school valedictorian, came through.
Once Oklahoma scored to tie the game 31-31 with 7:18 to play, the Cyclones believed the ensuing drive would be their chance to win. After an unsportsmanlike penalty on Oklahoma helped ignite the drive, Kempt coolly hit Marchie Murdock for a first down into Sooners territory. After Cheap Dan Marino Jerseys four consecutive runs, the Cyclones faced third-and-7 from the Oklahoma 25 with just over two minutes left.
“We knew we were in field goal range,” Campbell said. “We didn’t Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Site want to take a sack. And yet we wanted to get Allen in the best matchup we could.”