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Lincoln Riley Getting Crushed For This Decision vs. Alabama

Lincoln Riley staring across the field as Oklahoma's head coach.

MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 29: Head coach Lincoln Riley of the Oklahoma Sooners looks on prior to their College Football Playoff Semifinal against the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium on December 29, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

On Saturday night, the Alabama Crimson Tide and Oklahoma Sooners met in the Orange Bowl for the right to play Clemson in the national title game. After one half of play, the Tide held a 31-10 lead and it easily could have been a larger lead if not for a few late penalties against Alabama.

Oklahoma opened the second half with the ball and put together an impressive drive to get down into Alabama territory. With a fourth-and-six staring the Sooners in the face, Lincoln Riley decided to attempt a field goal and take the points rather than going for it.

Oklahoma fans, and college football fans in general, were not happy with the call as the Sooners were down by 21. A quick search on Twitter shows what fans thought of the move.

Oklahoma made the field goal and cut the lead to 31-13 with under 10 minutes to play in the third quarter.