Game Notes

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
NOVEMBER 28, 2009
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  Oklahoma Game Notes

• With the victory, Oklahoma extends its home winning streak to 30 games, a program best. The current streak is the best in the nation. The Sooners have won 50 of their last 51 on Owen Field.
• Today marked the 81st victory in the 104-game series versus the Cowboys, and the seventh straight. That marks the most wins over any opponent for OU.

• The Sooners have defeated the Cowboys 39 times on Owen Field, the most wins over any opponent at home.
• The last time Oklahoma held the Cowboys scoreless was 1993 at home. The last time Oklahoma State was shutout was Oct. 1, 2005 against Colorado (0-34). OU has blanked OSU 31 times since they first met in 1904.
• The last time OU shut out a ranked opponent was in 2004, a 12-0 victory over then-No. 5 Texas.
• The last time OU had three shutouts in a single season was 1986 when that squad posted five shutouts.
• With Brian Lepak earning the start today, it marked the 10th different Sooner to start on the offensive line this season. It also marked the ninth different offensive lineman combination to start in 12 games.
• Oklahoma now has 10 different starters miss starts this season. The Sooners have endured 24 lost starts due to injury.
• Sooner teammates DeMarco Murray (43) and Chris Brown (45) have combined to cross the goalline 88 times in their respective careers.
• Oklahoma's drive in the third quarter that resulted in a field goal spanned 18 plays (season best) and lasted 6:41 (second longest this season).

  Individual Notes

Jonathan Nelson

• Nelson recorded his third interception in as many games with a pick of OSU's Zac Robinson in the third quarter.
Jaz Reynolds
• Reynolds posted three catches (tied career best) for 59 yards (career best) today.
Tress Way
• Tress Way connected two, 62-yard punts and 74-yarder this afternoon, giving the redshirt-freshman eight punts of 60 or more yards this season. The 74-yarder replaced his career best.
• It marked Way's second 70-plus yard punt this season, becoming the first Sooner to have multiple 70-plus yard punts in a season since Michael Keeling recorded three in 1980.
• Way's punting average of 58.8 yard today marked a school record (topped Keeling's record in 1981 of 56.3). Today raised Way's year-to-date average of 45.46 yards on 57 punts.
• Way became the first Sooner punter to record five punts of at least 50 yards in a single game. It marked Way's 18th punt of 50-plus this season.
Ryan Broyles
•Broyles' recorded a career best 87-yard punt return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter. Broyles' also recorded 59-yard punt return in the first quarter.
• Broyles' nine catches today gives him 76 receptions for the season, which is second-most in school history.
• Broyles' 963 receiving yards this season is fifth all-time in school history.
• Today marked Broyles' sixth game with at least eight catches and the eighth contest with at least seven.
• Broyles became the third player in school history to record a 100-plus yards in two different categories (209 in punt returns and 103 in receiving. He joins Joe Washington (1973 vs. Missouri, 107 rushing and 100 in punt returns) and Steve Sewell (1984 vs. Kansas State, 153 rushing and 142 receiving).
• Broyles 316 all-purpose yards is the third best total in school history.
DeMarco Murray
• DeMarco Murray now owns 44 career touchdowns, moving him past former Sooner Adrian Peterson (42) and Joe Washington (43). He now trails teammate Chris Brown - 45, Quentin Griffin - 51, Billy Sims - 53, Steve Owens - 57.
• Today marked Murray's13th double-digit touchdown game of his career and fourth of the season.
Jeremy Beal
• Beal finished with 10 tackles marking the second double-digit total for the season (12 vs. Texas).
• Beal added two tackles for loss on Saturday to up his season total to 18. He entered today ranked No. 15 nationally. He is tied for 11th all-time for a single season with Lee Roy Selmon (18 in 1974).
• Beal's 37.5 TFL in his career ranks 13th all-time at Oklahoma.
  By the Numbers

85,606 - Today's attendance, marking the 68 straight sellout (all under Stoops). It marked the second largest crowd in school history and largest vs. OSU.
316 - All-purpose yards by Ryan Broyles (209 return yards, 103 receiving), marking the third best effort in school history.
109 - The total offense allowed by OU, the sixth lowest in series history.
88 - Combined career touchdowns for Chris Brown (45) and DeMarco Murray (43).
87 - Ryan Broyles' 87-yard punt return for a TD marked the longest return ever by a Sooner against OSU.
39 - Number of times Oklahoma has defeated OSU on Owen Field, the most wins over any opponent at home.
35-16 - Coach Bob Stoops' career record vs. ranked opponents.
30 - Oklahoma's current home winning streak, extending the school record. The current streak is the best in the country.
13 - Number of games DeMarco Murray has posted double-digit touchdown scores.
  Oklahoma State Game Notes

• Fifth-year head coach Mike Gundy is now 36-26 in his career and 0-5 all-time against Oklahoma.
• OSU is now 17-80-7 in the all-time series against Oklahoma.
• Prior to today, the last time Oklahoma State had been shut out was Oct. 1, 2005 against Colorado, a streak of 46
• Serving as Oklahoma State captains for today's game were running back Keith Toston, linebacker Andre Sexton and
wide receiver DeMarcus Conner.

• Redshirt freshman tight end Cooper Bassett made his first career start and in doing so became the 21st different
Cowboy to start a game on the offensive side of the ball for OSU this season.
• OSU kept its opponent from scoring a touchdown on its opening drive for the 10th-straight game. Georgia is the only
team to score a TD on the opening drive against the Cowboys this season.
• The Cowboys have held each of their last seven opponents scoreless in the opening quarter.
• OSU's average starting field position in the opening quarter was its own 18-yard line. OU's average starting spot in the
quarter was its own 45-yard line.
• OU became just the third team this season - along with Texas and Georgia - to score against the Cowboys on its first
possession of the second half.
• Redshirt freshman punter Quinn Sharp boomed the two longest punts of his career, a 62 yarder in the third quarter and
a career-long 67 yarder in the fourth quarter. His previous highs of 61 came against Georgia and Rice.
• OSU's blocked field goal by Jermiah Price in the fourth quarter was its first since last year's Holiday Bowl when Perrish
Cox blocked an attempt against Oregon.
• Senior running back Keith Toston moved into ninth place on OSU's career rushing list. With 47 yards today, Toston
improved his career total to 2,684.
• Senior linebacker Andre Sexton continued to move up OSU's career tackles list. His six stops against the Sooners gives
him 310, which ranks 11th in school history and one shy of the top 10.
• Junior linebacker Justin Gent recorded a career-high eight tackles, besting his previous high of three, which he had
done four previous times.
• Cornerbacks Terrance Anderson and Andrew McGee both tied career highs with seven tackles.



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