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Sooners upend 'Bama in Sugar Bowl

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Oklahoma defensive backs Kass Everett (23) and Aaron Colvin celebrate a defensive stop during the first half of the Sugar Bowl against Alabama on Thursday night in New Orleans.

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NEW ORLEANS — Hello, Trevor. Farewell, AJ.

Trevor Knight's final start as a freshman sent Oklahoma's expectations soaring into 2014 while bringing a sour end to AJ McCarron's otherwise charmed Alabama career.

Knight completed a Sugar Bowl-record 32 passes for 348 yards and four touchdowns, and No. 11 Oklahoma took down the third-ranked Crimson Tide, 45-31 on Thursday night.

"It's huge for our program, to get a win like this after no one gave us a chance all year," Knight said. "We've got to ride this into next year. We can't settle with this. ... We ...

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