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 (Through 12/5/16)
Ranks fourth in school history with nine 100-yard receiving games, seventh with 2,208 career receiving yards and 20 touchdown receptions, and 14th with 120 career receptions

2016 (Through 12/5/16)
One of five finalists, including teammate Baker Mayfield, for the Heisman Trophy (outstanding college football player) ... One of three finalists for 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) ... Owns the Oklahoma single-season record with 16 receiving TDs ... Recorded at least 100 receiving yards in eight of OU's nine Big 12 games and 88 in the other ... Leads all Power 5 players in receiving TDs per game (1.33) while ranking second in receiving yards (1,354) and third in receiving yards per game (123.1) ... 1,311 of his 1,456 receiving yards and all 16 of his receiving TDs have come in the last nine games (most receiving yards and TDs in an eight-game stretch in school history); was slowed by a hamstring injury in season’s first three games ... His 16 receiving scores over the last nine games are more than 40 teams have on the season and have covered an average of 48.8 yards (the highest average in the last 21 years among FBS players with at least 12 TDs in a season) .. His 12 offensive TDs of at least 40 yards are the most in one season by an FBS player since at least 1996 ... Leads nation in receptions of 20-plus yards (26) and 60-plus yards (6), and is tied for national lead in receptions of 50-plus (7) and 70-plus (3) yards ... Has more total receiving yards this season 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 ... Averaging 19.8 yards on his four punt returns (had a 71-yarder for a TD against Kansas) and 28.4 yards on his eight 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 ... First name pronounced DEE-dee.

Personal
Majoring in sociology.

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