OU Football BIO
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Dede Westbrook
Player Profile:
Dede Westbrook 2071142
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 176
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Cameron, Texas
Other College: Blinn CC
 
 Receiving
Season GP-GS Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long
2015 13-13 46 743 16.2 4 42
2016 13-12 80 1524 19.1 17 88
Career 26-25 126 2267 18.0 21 88
 
 Rushing
Season Rush Yds. Avg. TD Long
2015 5 17 3.4 0 18
2016 10 101 10.1 0 35
Career 15 118 7.9 0 35
 
 Returns
Season KR Yds. Avg. TD Long PR Yds. Avg. TD Long
2015 0 0 -- 0 -- 0 0 -- 0 --
2016 9 244 27.1 0 63 5 81 16.2 1 71
Career 9 244 27.1 0 63 5 81 16.2 1 71

CAREER NOTES
Finished career ranked fourth in school history with nine 100-yard receiving games, tied for sixth with 21 touchdown receptions, seventh with 2,267 career receiving yards and 12th with 126 career receptions despite playing just two seasons.

2016
One of five Heisman Trophy finalists (along with teammate Baker Mayfield) and finished fourth in voting ... OU's first winner of the Biletnikoff Award (outstanding receiver) ... One of four finalists for the Paul Hornung Award (most versatile player in major college football) ... One of 18 semifinalists (the only receiver) for the Maxwell Award (college player of the year) ... Set the school single-season record with 17 receiving TDs ... Recorded at least 100 receiving yards in eight of OU's nine Big 12 games and 88 in the other ... Led all Power 5 players in receiving yards (1,524) and receiving TDs per game (1.31) while ranking third in receiving yards per game (117.2) ... 1,370 of his 1,524 receiving yards and all 17 of his receiving TDs came in the last 10 games (most receiving yards and TDs in a 10-game stretch in school history); was slowed by a hamstring injury in season’s first three games ... His 17 receiving scores over the final 10 games were more than 43 teams had on the season and covered an average of 46.3 yards (the highest average in the last seven years among FBS players with at least 12 TDs in a season) ... His 12 offensive TDs of at least 40 yards were the most in one season by an FBS player since at least 1996 ... Led nation in receptions of 20-plus yards (26), 50-plus yards (7), 60-plus yards (6), and 70-plus yards (3) ... Registered more total receiving yards than Army, New Mexico and Tulane ... Led Big 12 in conference play in receiving yards (145.7 per game) and points (11.6 per game) ... His 145.7 receiving yards per Big 12 game were 50 more than the next closest player (Oklahoma State's James Washington; 95.7) ... Registered four straight games of multiple TD receptions to start October (two at TCU, three vs. Texas, three vs. Kansas State and two at Texas Tech) ... In Big 12 play registering receiving totals of 158 yards at TCU, a school-record 232 vs. Texas, 184 vs. Kansas State, 202 at Texas Tech, 105 vs. Kansas, 131 at Iowa State, 88 vs. Baylor, 100 at West Virginia and 111 against Oklahoma State ... Started returning punts Oct. 15 vs. Kansas State and kickoffs Oct. 22 at Texas Tech ... Averaged 16.2 yards on his five punt returns (had a 71-yarder for a TD against Kansas) and 27.1 yards on his nine kickoff returns.

2015
Named Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of the Year by league’s coaches ... Started all 13 games ... Caught four passes for 69 yards and rushed once for 18 yards in Orange Bowl against Clemson (12/31) ... Made one catch for 26 yards at Oklahoma State (11/28) ... Caught a 36-yard touchdown pass and ran once for 11 yards against TCU (11/21) ... Made two receptions for 19 yards at Baylor (11/14) ... Recorded three catches for 60 yards and a touchdown against Iowa State (11/7) ... Set career high with six receptions for 83 yards at Kansas (10/31) ... Caught three passes for team-high 58 yards against Texas Tech (10/24) ... Had five receptions and tallied 85 receiving yards and a touchdown at Kansas State (10/17) ... Caught four passes for 25 yards against Texas (10/10) ... Set career high with 107 receiving yards on five catches against West Virginia (10/3) ... Made five receptions for 81 yards against Tulsa (9/19) ... Caught four passes for 54 yards at Tennessee (9/12) ... Made Sooners debut against Akron (9/5), Catching three passes for 40 yards and a touchdown.

Junior College
Mid-year transfer was a four-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals and Scout and a three-star recruit by 247Sports ... Listed as No. 12 overall JUCO player by ESPN, No. 22 by Scout and No. 33 by 247Sports ... Ranked as No. 3 JUCO wide receiver by ESPN and No. 4 by 247Sports ... Ranked second in the nation with 76 receptions and led junior college ranks with 1,487 yards and 13 touchdowns in only eight games to earn NJCAA First-Team All-America honors as a sophomore at Blinn Community College ... Chose Oklahoma over Arizona State, Baylor, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech and others.

Personal
Majoring in sociology ... First name pronounced DEE-dee.

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