Game Notes

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
SEPTEMBER 19, 2009
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  Oklahoma Game Notes

• With the victory, Oklahoma has won 26 straight home games, setting a school record and passing the 25 straight home games from 1947-1952. The current streak is the best in the nation. OU has won 46 of its last 47 on Owen Field.

• Oklahoma posted back-to-back shutouts for the first time since 1987 when it blanked North Carolina and Tulsa. Today's game was the 11th shutout under Stoops.

• The last time the Golden Hurricane's offense, which led the nation in total offense the last two years, was shut out was in 2004 against Navy (spanning 65 games).

• The Sooner defense forced three turnovers on Saturday, including two interceptions thrown by Tulsa quarterback G.J. Kinne, who entered the contest without a pick. OU has recorded multiple picks in 42 of the last 89 games.

• OU has converted six of the defense's nine turnovers this season into scores. The Sooners scored 10 points off two of the turnovers on Saturday and have 34 points this season and a .667 conversion rate.

• The Sooners sacked Tulsa quarterbacks on six occasions today. The total is the most since recording seven against Oklahoma State in 2001 (OU also had six against Alabama in 2002). The school record is eight recorded against Baylor in 2001.

  Individual Notes

Landry Jones
• Landry Jones set a school record with six touchdown passes after the third-quarter reception to Ryan Broyles. It marks the 12th time in Sooner history and the first since Sam Bradford, who has accomplished the feat six times, had five TD passes vs. Nebraska in 2008.

• The redshirt freshman finished the game 25-for-37 for 336 yards, throwing six TDs and two interceptions.

Ryan Broyles
• Broyles established a career high with 11 receptions on Saturday surpassing his previous best of seven against Cincinnati (2008) and Idaho State (2007). The 11 receptions is tied for the second most in school history with Malcolm Kelly, Trent Smith and Josh Norman. The total only ranks behind Juaquin Iglesias' 12 receptions in 2008 against Kansas.

• In the last two games, Broyles has 18 receptions for 283 yards and six touchdowns. In addition, he has 424 all-purpose yards in that span, including 197 today.

Jeremy Beal
• Jeremy Beal forced his fifth career fumble in the second quarter and the first of the year. Beal ranks in a tie for fifth place all-time in Sooner history.

• Beal set a career-high with three sacks on Saturday, the most ever by a Sooner against a Tulsa squad.

Brandon Caleb
• Junior wide receiver Brandon Caleb hauled in a seven-yard touchdown pass with 35 seconds left in the first quarter for his first career score.

• Caleb became the second Sooner to have 100 yards receiving in a half this season following up Ryan Broyles' 155 yards last week vs. Idaho State. Caleb, with 104 yards in the first half, is the 38th Sooner to record a 100 or more receiving yards in a half and the 22nd under Bob Stoops.

• In the second quarter, Caleb added a 63-yard touchdown pass, a career-long reception, to up his game total to 104 yards on five receptions, both career highs. Caleb entered today's game with nine catches for 123 yards.

DeMarco Murray
• Murray's 13-yard reception pass from Landry Jones was the 50th of his career making him the fifth running back in school history with 50 or more receptions.

Ryan Reynolds
• The senior linebacker tied a season-high with 13 tackles on Saturday and recorded the fourth double-digit tackle game of his career (15 vs. Colorado in 2007 and 14 vs. Baylor in 2008 and 10 vs. BYU in 2009). Reynolds also had a career-high two sacks.

  By the Numbers

84,803 - Tonight's attendance, marking the 64th straight sellout (all under Stoops).

232 - The amount of yards receiving by Ryan Broyles and Brandon Caleb. The duo also combined for five touchdowns.

96 - Oklahoma owns an all-time record of 96-23-8 against the other two FBS teams in the state. OU is 16-7-1 against Tulsa and 80-16-7 against Oklahoma State.

26 - Oklahoma's current home winning streak, a school record. The streak is the best in the country.

11 - Keenan Clayton had 11 tackles against Tulsa marking the second double-digit tackle game of his career (14 vs. Baylor, 2008).

9 - Freshman wide receiver Jaz Reynolds made his first appearance of the season in the first quarter marking the ninth true freshmen to play for OU in 2009.

5 - The Sooners have won each of the last five meetings with Tulsa and owns three shutouts in that span. Overall, OU has blanked Tulsa in seven games in the series.

4 - Brian Jackson pulled down his first interception of the season earlier in the first quarter. It was the fourth career INT for Jackson.

  Tulsa Game Notes

• Tulsa Head Coach Todd Graham coached from the press box in the first half, but moved to the field in the second half.

• Tulsa's DeAundre Brown intercepted Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones' pass on the first play of the game. It was Brown's first interception this season and third of his career.

• This was the fourth straight game Tulsa has picked off a pass - dating back to January 6, 2009 when TU defeated Ball State, 45-13.

• G.J. Kinne punted for the second time this season, a 38-yard punt in the first quarter.

• Oklahoma honored former defensive tackle and OU great Rick Bryan in the first quarter of the game. Rick, who passed away two months ago, was the father of Tulsa senior linebacker Mike Bryan.

• G.J. Kinne was picked off for the first time in his 64 career pass attempts. It was his ninth pass of the game with five minutes left of the first quarter.

• Jamad Williams broke for a 15-yard run in the first quarter, his longest rush this season.

• The last time Tulsa did not score in the first quarter was against Houston on November 15, 2008.

• The last time Tulsa was held scoreless in a game was against Navy on September 18, 2004. (29-0)

• Freeman Kelley's kick off return of 41 yards early in the third quarter was the longest this season for Tulsa.

• Redshirt freshman Trent Wilkins recorded his first career interception late in the third quarter.

• All three Tulsa quarterbacks - G.J. Kinne, Jacob Bower and Shavodrick Beaver - have played in all three games this season.

• Tulsa has been shutout by Oklahoma 10 times in 24 games. The last time was in 2002, when TU fell 37-0 in Tulsa.

• Tulsa recorded the fewest total yards (269) since it gained 254 yards against Utah in 2006.

• With seven minutes left on the clock, even though they've played at different times throughout the season, the defensive line was made up entirely of freshmen - Derrick Jackson, Gabe McGee and Daeshon Bufford.



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