Game Notes

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
SEPTEMBER 08, 2012
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  Oklahoma Team Notes

With the 69-13 win, Oklahoma is 823-307-53 all-time and 47-9-5 in home openers. The Sooners are 13-1 in home openers under Bob Stoops.
The Sooners have won 12 straight non-conference games and are 51-12 under Stoops outside the Big 12.
With the win, Oklahoma ties Boise State with a .974 win percentage (37-1 record) for best home percentage in the nation since 2006.
OU is 8-3 all-time against current FCS teams and 4-0 under Bob Stoops. The Sooners are also 11-6 all-time against teams from the state of Florida, including 6-2 under Stoops.
OU's 349 rushing yards is the third-highest total in the Stoops Era and marks the 12th game of 300 rushing yards or more under Stoops.
Oklahoma's eight rushing touchdowns are the most in the Stoops Era.
Oklahoma has outscored its opponents a combined 640-192 in 14 home openers under Stoops.
OU is 71-1 when scoring 40 points or more, 38-0 after scoring 50 points or more and 17-0 when scoring 60 points or more under Stoops after scoring 69 tonight.
Oklahoma's 35 points in the first half was the most in a half since scoring 35 against Kansas State (10/29/11) and the most in a first half since scoring 38 against Ball State (10/1/11).
Kenny Stills (120) and Damien Williams (156) teamed up for the 28th 100-yard receiving/100-yard rushing tandem in a game under Stoops.
Lacolton Bester, Marshall Musil and Sterling Shepard each caught the first receptions of their respective OU careers.
Oklahoma had over 300 yards both receiving and rushing for the third time in school history. OU also did it against Texas A&M (11/8/08) and Iowa State (10/16/10).
Tonight, Justin Brown had 157 all-purpose yards and Damien Williams had 156. The last time OU had two players with 150 all-purpose yards or more was against Kansas State (10/29/11) when Ryan Broyles (197) and Roy Finch (154) did so.
  Oklahoma Individual Notes

Landry Jones
Landry Jones' two touchdown passes give him 97 for his career, passing Notre Dame's Brady Quinn, NC State's Philip Rivers, Texas Tech's Kliff Kingsbury and tying UTEP's Trevor Vittatoe for 17th-most all-time in NCAA FBS history.
With 252 passing yards tonight, Jones (12,853) moved past Louisiana Tech's Luke McCown (12,666), San Diego State's Ryan Lindley and Louisiana Tech's Tim Rattay (12,746) to move into 11th place in FBS history.
With 242 yards of total offense, Jones (12,559) moved ahead of San Diego State's Ryan Lindley (12,415) for 18th on the FBS career list.
With the win, Jones has 31 wins in his career, good for No. 2 all-time at Oklahoma and one shy of Steve Davis' 32 wins from 1973-75.
Justin Brown
Justin Brown's 62-yard punt return in the second quarter was a career long, besting a 43-yard return earlier in the game in the first quarter.
Brown is the 11th player in OU history to have three separate plays of 40 yards or more (46-yard reception, 43-yard punt return, 62-yard punt return) and the first since Ryan Broyles had two punt returns and a reception of over 40 yards against Oklahoma State (11/28/09). It's the 12th time an OU player has accomplished the feat overall.
Brown's 62-yard punt return is the longest by a Sooner since Ryan Broyles' 87-yard punt return vs. Oklahoma State (11/28/09).
Brown's 102 total punt return yards makes him the 12th player under Stoops with 100 or more punt return yards in a game and the first player since Ryan Broyles had 209 yards vs. Oklahoma State (11/28/09) to do so.
Brown's 102 punt return yards tied for the 19th-most punt return yards in a game in Oklahoma history.
Brown's 105 punt return yards in the first half was the most since Broyles had 132 yards in the second half vs. Oklahoma State (11/28/09).
Brown caught a 46-yard pass in the second quarter, the second-longest reception by a Sooner this season behind Kenny Stills' 68-yarder last week at UTEP.
Damien Williams
Damien Williams' 156 total yards rushing were the most in home debut in Oklahoma history, surpassing Dominique Whaley's 131 yards Tulsa (9/3/11).
Williams is the first Sooner to score three touchdowns in a half since Blake Bell rushed for three TDs against Iowa in the Insight Bowl (12/31/11). Williams is also the first Sooner to score four touchdowns in a game and first running back to score three touchdowns in a half since Dominique Whaley rushed for three touchdowns in the first half against Tulsa (9/3/11).
Williams is the first Sooner to score at least one touchdown in each of the first two games of his career since Ryan Broyles did so against Chattanooga (9/6/08) and Cincinnati (9/13/08).
Williams is the first Sooner to register 100-yard rushing games in each of the first two games of his OU career since Adrian Peterson rushed for 100 yards against Bowling Green (9/4/04) and 117 against Houston (9/11/04).
Williams had the first back-to-back 100-yard rushing games since DeMarco Murray did so against Texas (115 yards, 10/2/10) and Iowa State (112 yards, 10/16/10).
Williams' 89-yard run was the longest since DeMarco Murray's 92-yarder against Utah State in (9/14/07) and ties for the seventh-longest run play in school history.
Kenny Stills
Kenny Stills caught a career high 10 receptions for 120 yards and a touchdown.
Stills' 10 receptions puts him at ninth in OU history with 138 career catches while his 120 yards moves him to seventh in OU history with 1,876 yards. Stills touchdown catch also puts Stills at ninth in OU history, tied with Keith Jackson (1984-87).
With his 10 receptions, Stills became the 10th player under Stoops to catch 10 or more passes in a game. It's the 24th occasion under Stoops overall.
Trey Metoyer
Trey Metoyer caught his first career touchdown on an 18-yard reception with 0:36 left in the first half.
Aaron Franklin
Aaron Franklin recorded the first sack of his career in the first quarter and had a career-high six tackles, leading all Sooners.
Brennan Clay
Brennan Clay scored his first two touchdowns of the season on runs of three and 10 yards in the second half. His 18-yard run on the play before his first touchdown rush was a career long.
Jamarkus McFarland
Jamarkus McFarland had 2.0 sacks, the first two sacks of his career.
Aaron Colvin
Aaron Colvin had a career high and game high three pass breakups.
Chuka Ndulue
Chuka Ndulue's 1.0 sack is a career high. Ndulue had 0.5 sacks against UTEP (9/1/11).
Javon Harris
Javon Harris recorded his fourth career interception and first of the season with under five minutes remaining in the first quarter.



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