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Oklahoma's Samaje Perine rushes for a record 427 yards in win over Kansas
Oklahoma's Samaje Perine rushes for a record 427 yards in win over Kansas

Oklahoma freshman Samaje Perine set a major college record by running for 427 yards in a driving rainstorm, scoring five touchdowns and leading the No. 21 Sooners over Kansas, 44-7, on Saturday. A week after Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon set the mark by rushing for 408 yards against Nebraska, Perine ran past him. Perine broke the 7-day-old record on his 34th and final carry, a 42-yard run with 12:16 left in the fourth quarter. Perine got off a fast start, running for a 49-yard TD on his first carry. He added TD runs of 33 and 34 yards in the second quarter and scored on runs of 66 and 27 yards in the third. In a game that started 90 minutes late because of lightning, Perine...

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