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Oklahoma Makes Decision On Sooner Schooner After Accident

Oklahoma's Sooner Schooner runs onto the field.

NORMAN, OK - SEPTEMBER 07: The Sooner Schooner rides after a touchdown against the South Dakota Coyotes at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on September 7, 2019 in Norman, Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Sooners defeated the South Dakota Coyotes 70-14. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Over the weekend, a scary scene unfolded at Oklahoma after one of the Sooners' touchdowns.

As is customary, the Sooner Schooner went out for a stroll to celebrate the score. Unfortunately, the horses turned too quickly and sent the Sooner Schooner tipping over.

All members of the crew escaped without major injuries, as did the horses.

However, the wagon itself suffered enough damage that it won't be used for the rest of the season.

Senior Associate Athletic Director Kenny Mossman issued a statement revealing the news, via the OU Daily:

"We will repair the damaged Schooner and its future use will be for static display. It is possible that it will be back at a game this season, but it will not run. We also are in the process of having a new Schooner constructed. There is no timetable yet for when it will be ready. I would anticipate having it in time for the spring game."

The Schooner could make an appearance at another game this season, but it won't run on the field.

Oklahoma fans will just have to find another way to celebrate - which they will do plenty over the rest of the season.

Stay tuned for the latest.