Game Notes

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
OCTOBER 23, 2011
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  Oklahoma Team Notes

• The loss ended the Sooners' nation-leading home win streak at 39 games. The last time OU lost in Norman was on Sept. 3, 2005 to TCU. OU is 75-3 at home under Stoops.

• The last rain delay at Owen Field was on Aug. 30, 2008, against UT-Chattanooga. A lightning storm at halftime forced a 1 hour, 12 minute delay.

• The game was only the fourth time in Oklahoma's history that both teams gained more than 500 yards of total offense. The other three games were versus Missouri this season and Kansas State in 1971 and 2008.

• Junior defensive tackle Stacy McGee and sophomore running back Roy Finch made their first starts of the season against Texas Tech. McGee started 11 games in 2010, while Finch started one.

  Individual Notes

Roy Finch
• Roy Finch finished the game with 13 rushes for a career-high 93 yards. Finch's previous career-high was 92 yards against Iowa State in 2010.

• Finch recorded a career-high 102 yards during kickoff returns. It was the 25th time in school history that a Sooner totaled 100 yards or more in kickoff returns in a game. Finch entered the game with 39 total yards in kickoff returns this season.

• Finch opened the game with a career-long 55-yard rush. Finch's previous best was a 29-yard rush, also set against Texas Tech, in 2010.

Travis Lewis
• Travis Lewis moved to No. 6 in career tackles at OU (tied with Brian Bosworth) after the senior linebacker made 11 tackles. Lewis has 413 career tackles.

Kenny Stills
• Kenny Stills finished with eight catches for 132 yards and two touchdowns. It was just the second time in his career that the sophomore caught multiple touchdowns in a game. The other was a two-touchdown performance against Texas on Oct. 8, 2011.

• Stills' 58-yard TD reception was the second-longest of his career. His career-long (59 yards) also came against Texas Tech in 2010.

Jaz Reynolds
• Jaz Reynolds finished the night with four catches for 89 yards and one touchdown. Reynolds' 55-yard TD reception was his fourth career reception of 50 or more yards. The 55-yard TD was Reynolds' second-longest scoring reception with his longest a 56-yard score against Ball State.

Ronnell Lewis
• Ronnell Lewis tied career highs in both tackles (8) and tackles for loss (3) in the game. Lewis' previous career-high for TFL was set against Texas on Oct. 8. Lewis finished with eight tackles in each of the four previous games.
Aaron Colvin
• Aaron Colvin made a career-high 13 tackles against Texas Tech. Colvin tied his previous best eight tackles by the end first half.

Gabe Lynn
• Gabe Lynn recorded a career-high seven tackles in the game. Lynn's previous high was six tackles against Missouri on Sept. 24.

Trey Millard
• Trey Millard made just his second career touchdown reception against Texas Tech. Millard ended the night with two receptions for 10 yards.

Tress Way
• Of Tress Way's 28 punts this season, 19 have been downed inside the 20. Way is the only punter in the nation to have more than 10 punts spot inside the 20 and have no touchbacks.

  By the Numbers

7 - Landry Jones threw for 400-plus yards for the seventh time in his career, extending his own school record.

12 - Junior DE Ronnell Lewis wore the No. 12 jersey in honor of Austin Box.

13 - Aaron Colvin made a career-high 13 tackles in the game. He tied his previous best (eight) in the first half alone.

25 - Roy Finch recorded 102 yards in kickoff returns tonight, becoming just the 25th Sooner in school history to total 100 yards or more in kickoff returns in a game.

39 - The loss ended OU's home winning streak at 39. OU's last loss in Norman was on Sept. 3, 2005 against TCU.

94 - The game was delayed for 94 minutes due to lightning in the area. The last weather delay at Owen Field was on Aug. 30, 2008, against UT-Chattanooga.

413 - Travis Lewis made 11 tackles in the game to move up to No. 6 on the all-time career tackles list (tied with Brian Bosworth). He now has 413 in his career.

85,204 - The game's attendance marked the 78th straight sellout (all home game since Stoops became head coach).



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