Game Notes

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
OCTOBER 04, 2008
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  OU Game Notes

• With the 49-17 win, Oklahoma improved to 66-13 against Big 12 opponents under 10th-year head coach Bob Stoops. Oklahoma improved to 18-0 against Baylor and 8-0 in Waco. Under Stoops, OU improved to 8-2 in the game leading up to the annual Dallas tilt with Texas.

• With its 28 points in the first quarter, Oklahoma equaled its second-highest total for a quarter against Big 12 opponents. OU has reached the plateau three times: Baylor (2000), Texas (2000) and Texas A&M (2003). The highest total was OU’s 35 points in the second quarter in its 77-0 win over Texas A&M in 2003.

• After Saturday’s 28-0 first quarter, Oklahoma has outscored its opponents 103-3 in the opening quarter. TCU is the lone team on the season to score in the opening stanza with a 32-yard field goal in last week’s 35-10 win for OU.

• OU had four different players record rushing touchdowns as Sam Bradford, Chris Brown, Mossis Madu and DeMarco Murray each crossed the goal line throughout the game.
Sam Bradford
• With two passing TDs on the day, Sam Bradford moved into second all-time on the Oklahoma career passing TDs list, jumping his position coach, Josh Heupel, with 54 career TDs through the air.

Juaquin Iglesias
• Oklahoma WR Juaquin Iglesias moved to second on the OU all-time career receiving yards list with six catches for 133 yards, giving the senior 2,112 career yards. Iglesias grabbed the spot from former Sooner Antwone Savage (1999-02), who had 2,009 yards. Mark Clayton (2001-04) is the career leader at OU with 3,241 yards.

• Iglesias also recorded his fifth career 100-yard game with his 133-yard effort Saturday. Iglesias moves into sole possession of third all-time on the OU 100-yard games list after sharing the honor with Eddie Hinton. Mark Clayton (2001-04) and Malcolm Kelly (2005-07) are ahead of Iglesias with 15 and nine 100-yard games, respectively.

Manuel Johnson
• Oklahoma senior WR Manuel Johnson continued his recent hot streak Saturday with five catches for 92 yards. Johnson moved up to No. 13 all-time on the list with 1,464 yards, jumping Albert Hall (1991-94) and the former Sooner’s 1,396 yards. P.J. Mills (1992-95) is No. 12 with 1,520 yards.

• Johnson also eclipsed the century mark in career receptions. With his five catches on Saturday, Johnson now has 103 career recptions, tied for 12th on the all-time OU receptions list and tied for ninth on the list for career receptions by a wide receiver (103, Josh Norman, 1998-01).

Keenan Clayton
• Junior LB Keenan Clayton tackled a career-high 14 Baylor ball carriers on Saturday. Clayton equaled his previous high, nine, in the first half alone. Of the the total, 11 were solo tackles.

Ryan Reynolds
• Junior LB Ryan Reynolds also recorded double-digit tackles on the afternoon with 14.
By the Numbers
70 - Oklahoma needed just 70 seconds to get on the board as Sam Bradford hooked up with Manuel Johnson with a 53-yard touchdown pass with 13:50 remaining in the first. The score marked the earliest of the season for the Sooners.

28 - With Jimmy Stevens’ extra point with 43 seconds left in the first, Oklahoma reached its highest total in the opening quarter of the season with 28 points. OU had previously posted 27 on Chattanooga on Aug. 30.

14 - Junior LB Keenan Clayton tackled a career-high 14 Baylor ball carriers on Saturday. Clayton equaled his previous high, nine, in the first half alone.

7 - Oklahoma fullback Matt Clapp doubled his career rushing yardage Saturday with seven yards on two carries.

6 - Oklahoma spread the ball around on Saturday in regards to scoring as six different Sooners crossed the goal line in Waco.

5 - The Oklahoma offense topped the 400-yard mark for the third time this season with 594 yards on Saturday.

  Baylor Game Notes

• Oklahoma leads the all-time series 18-0, including a 9-0 edge in games played in Waco.
• Baylor is 38-76-2 all-time in televised games, inlcuing a 1-3 record this year. The Bears are 3-28 record on FSN networks, including a 1-2 mark
this season.
• Baylor is 11-13 all-time when 2-2, including a 7-7 mark when 2-2 following a loss.
• Baylor is 200-199-22 all-time in October; however, the Bears have lost six consecutive October games and are 9-44 within the month since the
inception of the Big 12 Conference in 1996.
• Baylor is 51-38-5 all-time on the first weekend of October, including an 8-6 mark on Oct. 4.
• Baylor is 45-43-4 all-time in conference openers, including a 3-10 mark in Big 12 openers. The Bears are 3-3 when opening Big 12 play at home.
• Baylor is 41-154-6 all-time against ranked opponents, including a 26-135-5 record when unranked and playing a ranked opponent.
• Baylor is 0-11-1 all-time against top-ranked opponents.
Team Notes
• Most first-quarter points allowed by Baylor since Aug. 30, 2002 (35 at California).
• First time Baylor has allowed at least three first-quarter touchdowns since Sept. 4, 2004 (at UAB).
• Most first-half points allowed by Baylor since Nov. 11, 2006 (38 at Oklahoma State).
• Baylor was held to less than 100 yards passing for the first since Texas held the Bears to 89 yards passing in 2005.
• Baylor was held to its lowest passing yardage total since the Bears were limited to 62 yards passing at New Mexico in 2002.
• Baylor produced its second-highest rushing total in 18 games against Oklahoma (207, 1997).
Individual Notes
• CB Antareis Bryan made his first career start.
• QB Robert Griffin has scored at least one rushing touchdown in five consecutive games. He is the first Baylor player to score rushing touchdowns in
more than three consecutive games since Jerod Douglas enjoyed a six-game run in 1995.
• Griffin recorded the second 100-yard rushing game of his career. He joins Mike Brannan (1979-82) as the only Baylor quarterbacks with two
career 100-yard rushing games. Brannan’s two 100-yard rushing games also came during his freshman season.
• Griffin became the first Baylor quarterback to ever rush for 100 yards against Oklahoma. He joined Brandon Whitaker (149, 2007) and Jerod
Douglas (135, 1996) as the only Bears to rush for 100 yards in a game against the Sooners.
• LB Joe Pawelek posted 10-plus tackles for the 10th time in his career and the fifth time this season.
• LB Antonio Johnson established a career high with 12 tackles. It was the second consecutive game in which he has established a career high.
• CB Antareis Bryan established career highs with five solo tackles and seven total tackles.




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