Game Notes

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
SEPTEMBER 24, 2011
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  Oklahoma Team Notes

• With the 38-28 win, Oklahoma moved to 814-304-53 all-time and 87-34 in the Big 12 regular season, 94-35 if counting title games. The Sooners are 10-6 in Big 12 openers, including a 10-3 mark under Bob Stoops.

• Oklahoma improved to 67-24-5 against Missouri, including 32-8-5 in Norman. The Sooners are 19-0 against the Tigers when ranked at home.

• Oklahoma is now 74-8 when playing as the nation's top-ranked team in the Associated Press poll.

• OU's 11-point deficit was the most the Sooners have overcome at home since Oklahoma came back from a 24-10 deficit late in the first half against Texas Tech in 2006, when the Sooners won 34-24.

• Additionally, OU's 11-point comeback marks the largest in the OU-MU series. The previous largest deficit was 10 points in 1977 when OU trailed 10-0 and came back to win 24-17 at Missouri.

• The Sooners' 592 total yards of offense moved Bob Stoops past Barry Switzer with 47 games of 500 yards or more of total offense.

• Saturday marked the ninth time in school history a Sooner quarterback has thrown for 400 yards or more. Of those nine games, Landry Jones has thrown for 400-plus yards on five ocassions.

• The combined total offensive output of 1,125 yards Saturday is the most ever in the 96-game series between the Sooners and Tigers. The previous best came in the 2008 Big 12 Championship game when the two combined for 981 yards.

  Oklahoma Individual Notes

Ryan Broyles
• With the first of 13 catches Saturday night, Ryan Broyles extended his streak of receptions to 42 straight games.

• Broyles' five catches in the first quarter marked the 10th time of his career he collected five or more catches in a quarter and the fifth time he has accomplished this feat in the first quarter alone.

• Broyles had his first multi-touchdown game of the year and the ninth of his career against Missouri on Saturday. With three touchdown receptions on the night Broyles added to his school record 38 career touchdown receptions. Broyles had his sixth game with three touchdown catches and his 11th game with 10-plus receptions in a game.

• With 154 yards receiving, Broyles recorded his 19th-career 100-plus yard receiving game and the second of the season.

Landry Jones
• Landry Jones owns the school record for 300-plus yard passing games in a career at 15. Sam Bradford and Josh Heupel both recorded 14.

• Jones had his second-straight game with a rushing touchdown and the third of his career after his one yard plunge which put OU up 24-14 in the second quarter.

• Jones' 448 passing yards against Missouri ranks as the fourth-highest in school history. Jones owns three of the top four marks for most passing yards in a game.

Gabe Lynn
• Sophomore defensive back Gabe Lynn earned his first career start against the Tigers.

• Lynn entered the game with four career tackles and finished the day with a career-high five tackles. His previous high was three against Tulsa.
Travis Lewis
• Travis Lewis started the 43rd game of his career which marks the most of any Oklahoma linebacker in history. Lewis passed Rocky Calmus who posted 42 starts during his career from 1998-01.

Jaz Reynolds
• Jaz Reynolds had his first reception of the year in the first quarter and a 39-yard reception in the second quarter. Reynolds redshirted last year after collecting 13 receptions for 256 yards as a true freshman in 2009. Reynolds finished the day with a career-high five receptions for 93 yards. His previous career high came against Oklahoma State in 2009 when he had 59 yards receiving.

  By the Numbers

2 - Landry Jones had his second-straight game with a rushing touchdown.

12 - Junior FS Javon Harris wore No. 12 tonight in honor of Austin Box.

38 - The Sooners have won a program-best 38 straight home games. The streak is also the longest active by an FBS team.

42 - With a catch on Oklahoma's third offensive play, Ryan Broyles extended his streak of games with a reception to 42.

43 - Travis Lewis' 43rd career start marked the most of any linebacker in Oklahoma history.

47 - The number of games a team coached by Stoops has surpassed 500 total yards of offense.

85,547 - Today's attendance, marked the 76th straight sellout (all under Stoops). It marked the fourth largest crowd in program history and was the largest crowd in an OU Big 12 home opener.

  Missouri Team Notes

• Junior Center Travis Ruth made the first start of the season for the Tigers, and the 2nd of his career (his other start was the 2010 Insight Bowl)

• The Tiger defense gave up a 30-yard run to OU's Whaley on the Sooner's 2nd possession, but senior SS Kenji Jackson came up with his 5th career interception (first of the season) at the Mizzou 19-yardline to snuff out the Sooner threat. Jackson is the active career interception leader for Mizzou. Next most on the career INT list among active Tigers Kip Edwards and Zaviar Gooden, with 2 each coming into tonight
• After the Sooners drove for a field goal to make it 7-3, the Tigers drove right back to take a 14-3 lead with 6:00 left, as Franklin hit WR L'Damian Washington on a 45-yard catch-and-run TD. It was a career-long reception for Washington
• Franklin completed his first 5 passes of the night for 124 yards before his first incompletion with 3:10 left in the quarter (his intentional grounding counts as a sack, not an incomplete pass)
• The 1st quarter ended with Mizzou holding a 14-10 lead. Franklin was 5-of-8 passing in the quarter for 124 yards and a TD, while Henry Josey had 56 yards rushing on 6 attempts (9.3 avg.)
• James Franklin had a 24-yard run in the 2nd quarter which was his longest of the season
• In the 3rd quarter, sophomore CB E.J. Gaines picked off a Landry Jones pass at the Mizzou 36-yardline to kill OU's first drive of the quarter. Junior DE Brad Madison got big pressure on Jones on the play, and junior LB Zaviar Gooden deflected the ball into the air, allowing Gaines to corral it for his 2nd INT of the season/career
• Josey scored from 48 yards out in the fourth quarter to cut the Sooner lead to 31-21 to cross the 100 yard mark for the second consecutive week
• Franklin finished the game with 103 yards rushing and two touchdowns on the ground, both of which were career bests for a single-game



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