Orange Bowl

Oklahoma fresh start in Big 12, wins 52-46 at No. 21 TCU

Baker Mayfield and Oklahoma took advantage of their fresh start in Big 12 play, even with a far-from-perfect effort.

Mayfield made up for two lost fumbles with four touchdowns, running for two and throwing two long ones to Dede Westbrook, and the Sooners held on to win their conference opener, 52-46 at 21st-ranked TCU on Saturday.

"To come into a road environment like that and battle back, and kind of take over the game, just completely take momentum, it's good to see," Mayfield said. "The biggest thing is not stalling out in the second half."

After giving up 21 points in the first quarter for the first time in 20 years, the Sooners (2-2) went...