The latest installment of the "Red River Showdown" featured the No. 12 Oklahoma Sooners attempting to bounce back from last week's first loss of the season. The 3-2 Texas #Longhorns were looking to hand the visitors a second-straight loss and further crush any hopes of a College Football Playoff appearance this season. However, Baker Mayfield and the Sooners managed to escape with a 29-24 point win for their fifth victory of the season. Here's the Sooners vs. Longhorns recap, including top players, game stats, a standings update, and what's next on the NCAA football schedule.

NCAA game recap

In today's game, the Oklahoma Sooners opened with a 10-0 lead in the first quarter.

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The first touchdown came courtesy of a 54-yard Baker Mayfield pass to Jeff Badet for the score. Later in the first, Austin Seibert's field goal boosted the Sooners' lead. The Texas Longhorns had 10 points of their own in the second quarter, seven of which came via a Kyle Porter 16-yard pass from Sam Ehlinger. However, the Sooners also added 10 on the scoreboard. A touchdown came via Rodney's Anderson's 15-yard run. At halftime, it was a 20-10 lead in favor of the visitors.

The second half featured a 7-3 quarter from the Longhorns. The team got close enough to the end zone for a one-yard run from Chris Warren III for the touchdown. Another Seibert field goal came to keep Oklahoma up 23-17. However, Texas would take the lead with eight minutes to go in the game thanks to their QB. Ehlinger ran eight yards for the score making it 24-23.

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Mayfield wasn't done though as he found #Mark Andrews for a 59-yard touchdown pass play that put the Sooners up 29-24. They would fail on a two-point conversion but managed to keep Texas from scoring for the remainder of the game.

Baker Mayfield would finish today's game with 302 yards and two touchdowns on 17-of-27 passing for the Sooners. Running back Trey Sermon had 20 carries for 96 yards while Rodney Anderson had 10 carries for 48 yards and the only rushing TD. Receiver Mark Andrews racked up 104 yards and a touchdown.

Longhorns QB Sam Ehlinger put up 278 yards and one touchdown pass on a 19-of-39 effort. He also rushed for 110 yards and a touchdown on the ground. Kyle Porter had the team's only receiving TD and finished the day with two catches for 31 yards.

Standings & what's next

Today's big win for the Oklahoma Sooners moves them to 5-1 overall and 2-1 in the Big 12 conference. They're still ranked No. 12 as of this report, with a potential for moving up based on other results. For their next game, they'll visit the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday, October 21st with game time "to be determined."

The Texas Longhorns drop to 3-3 for the season with a 2-1 record in conference play. The Longhorns try to bounce back next week when they host No. 14 Oklahoma State. That game takes place next Saturday with the time "to be determined" for Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.