On Saturday, September 11th, at 7:00 PM ET, the Western Carolina face the #4 Oklahoma Sooners from Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, OK. Every year, OU plays a single game exclusively available on PPV.
Western Carolina Catamounts vs Oklahoma Sooners
- When: Saturday, September 12th @ 7:00 PM ET
- TV: Sooner Sports PPV
- Stream: Watch PPV on SoonerSports TV
After an inauspicious start and a narrow escape in last week’s opener with the Tulane Green Wave, the Oklahoma Sooners will look for a clean performance against a comically outmatched opponent — the Western Carolina Catamounts.
OU vs. Western Carolina Game preview
No. 4/4 Oklahoma goes for its 10th straight win when it hosts Western Carolina on Saturday at 6 p.m. CT at Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman. The game will be televised on a pay-per-view basis by Bally Sports Oklahoma with Chad McKee, former OU co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Chuck Long and Lesley McCaslin announcing.
Oklahoma has won three more Big 12 championships over the last 22 years (14) than it has lost home games. OU is 124-11 (.919) at Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium since the start of the 1999 season. It is the best home winning percentage among Power Five schools over the last 23 seasons (Ohio State is next at .894). OU has outscored its opponents by an average of 43-17 in those games.
The Sooners are 10-3 against programs currently in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), but have played only six such games since the start of the 1952 season. In those six contests, the Sooners beat Indiana State 49-0 in 1999 (Bob Stoops’ first game as OU head coach), Chattanooga 57-2 in 2008, Idaho State 64-0 in 2009, Florida A&M 69-13 in 2012, South Dakota 70-14 in 2019 and Missouri State 48-0 last year. That’s a combined total of 357-29. OU is 3-2 against Drake (games played between 1920 and ’26) and 1-1 versus William & Mary (games played in 1942 and ’51).
How to watch Sonners vs Western Carolina PPV Game?
Across the state of Oklahoma and regionally in Arkansas and Kansas, the Sooners’ game against Western Carolina can be purchased on HD Channel 505. This includes the Fayetteville, Fort Smith, and Springdale markets in Arkansas, as well as Topeka, Manhattan, and Wichita in Kansas. A Cox TV starter package is priced at $50 per month before the cost of the pay-per-view. Or You can watch here
In available markets in Oklahoma and in Texas, the Sooners’ game against the Catamounts of Western Carolina can be purchased on channel 658. Vyve pricing information isn’t available online, nor is the price for the pay-per-view itself. The Texas markets carrying the game on pay-per-view are Dalhart, New Boston, Perryton, and Preston Peninsula.
OU is 23-2 (.920) in home games under Lincoln Riley and has outscored opponents by an average of 44.7 points to 27.8. The 44.7 offensive points per game are the most nationally at home during the period (starting with the 2017 season).
n its first game under head coach Kerwin Bell, Western Carolina fell 31-28 at home to Eastern Kentucky on Saturday. Quarterback Rogan Wells, who played under Bell at Valdosta State, completed 24 of 44 pass attempts for 275 yards and a touchdown while rushing eight times for 67 yards and a score. The Catamounts’ 56-yard game-tying field goal attempt as time expired fell short of the crossbar. Bell was a four-year starting quarterback at Florida (1984-87) who went on to a 13-year pro career.