But for Tulane (1-2), a five-touchdown underdog coming off a near breakthrough performance in a 23-21 loss at Navy, the stretch was fun while it lasted, boding well for the future as the schedule lightens up.
Consecutive games with two touchdown passes by Baker Mayfield, who also extended his school record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass to 29.
Lamb was ejected for targeting after delivering a block and missed the second half, but still led OU in receiving with four catches for 131 yards and two touchdowns.
Before Brantley's errant toss, Tulane already had 191 yards of offense, including a whopping 157 in the first quarter.
Lamb appeared to lead with his shoulder, but the targeting call was upheld after an official review. Brown had six catches for 155 yards and a touchdown - an 87-yard score from backup quarterback Kyler Murray late in the game. Sherman Badie, returning to the state where he rushed for more than 200 yards against Tulsa in his Tulane debut, picked up 10 yards on his first carry.
At half, OU led Tulane 28-14.
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Fritz called Mayfield the "odds on favorite to win the Heisman right now", and he benefits from a rushing attack that averages 142 yards a game.
Oklahoma wouldn't mind forgetting the start, but the finish was just fine. Dontrell Hilliard powered into the end zone on a two yard run, and the Green Wave jumped out to a 7-0 lead.
Tulane grabbed the lead again late in the first quarter after a nine-play, 75-yard drive.
When Oklahoma punched in its fifth touchdown to go up 35-14 midway through the third quarter, left guard Ben Powers took the time to taunt Tulane's defensive linemen. The 6-foot, 205-pound senior scored on a 2-yard run with 9:30 left in the first quarter to land on exactly 2,000 yards. Romar was replaced by Marquise Overton and Dillon Faamatau. Quarterback Johnathan Brantley had his moments, but the interception changed the game. Oklahoma OG Cody Ford and S Robert Barnes did not play after suffering injuries a week earlier against Ohio State.
184: Rushing yards for Tulane in the first half Saturday, which surpassed Ohio State's total of 167 rushing yards last week. Lamb will be available for the Big 12 opener at Baylor next week.
TULANE: The Green Wave host Army on Saturday.