|Oklahoma Team Notes|
• With the loss, OU falls to 7-2 on the season and 3-2 in the Big 12. The win is Texas A&M’s first in the series since 2002 when the Aggies won 30-26 at Kyle Field. Oklahoma leads the series 18-11 and is 4-6 in College Station. Bob Stoops’ record against Texas A&M falls to 10-2.
• With two turnovers caused Saturday night, both interceptions, Oklahoma has forced at least one turnover in 136 of Bob Stoops’ 154 games and has at least one interception in 99 of the last 134 with multiple picks in 49 of the last 105 outings.
• For a second consecutive game, the Sooners blocked a punt for a safety (fourth quarter tonight and second quarter vs. Colorado last week).
|Oklahoma Individual Notes|
• Broyles finished Saturday night with eight receptions giving him 221 for his career as the junior tied Mark Clayton (2001-04) atop the Oklahoma career receptions list.
• Broyles also upped his career receiving yards total to 2,884 with 59 yards Saturday night. That figure moves Broyles past the 2,861 yards of Juaquin Iglesias (2005-08) for the second spot on the OU career receiving yards chart. Mark Clayton (2001-04) leads all Sooners with 3,241 career receiving yards.
• Fleming intercepted his third and fourth passes of the season when he picked off Aggies QB Ryan Tannehill in the first and third quarters. Entering Saturday’s game, Fleming led the Big 12 with 11 passes defended (two interceptions and nine PBUs) despite missing the Texas game with an injury sustained vs. Cincinnati.
• Fleming’s two interceptions gave OU its first player with two or more interceptions in a game since LB Travis Lewis accomplished the feat against Kansas State in 2008. Lendy Holmes had two interceptions against Kansas one game before Lewis’ two picks.
• The freshman recorded his first career start Saturday night. With the start, Franks became the sixth true freshman to start a game this season for the Sooners.
• After receiving the start, Franks responded with a career-high eight receptions. Franks’ previous high was four against Iowa State and Colorado.
• The freshman also hauled in his in first career TD reception in the third quarter as he became the third true freshman to have a TD reception for the Sooners this season. Kenny Stills (Texas & Missouri) and Trey MIllard (Cincinnati) also have TD receptions for Oklahoma.
• With his 251 all-purpose yards Saturday night upping his career total to 6,100 yards, DeMarco Murray broke Joe Washington’s 35-year old career all-purpose yards record. Washington (1972-75) held the previous mark with 5,881 yards. For his career, Murray has 1,238 rushing yards, 1,185 receiving yards and 1,341 kick return yards.
• Murray extended his career touchdown record at OU to 61 with his third quarter rushing TD. The score was Murray’s 48th career rushing touchdown, good for third in the category at OU. Steve Owens (1967-69) leads with 57 while Billy Sims (1975-79) is second with 53.
• Murray has four games, including the last three, with at least seven receptions after grabbing 10 tonight. Murray tied the OU record for receptions in a game by a running back tonight and with 10 last week against Colorado.
|By the Numbers|
81,392 - Tonight’s attendance was the most for an Oklahoma road contest this season. The most for a single game this season was 96,009 at the Cotton Bowl against Texas.
45 - Patrick O’Hara’s 45-yard field goal in the third quarter is his longest since his 47-yard kick against Texas Tech in 2009.
31 - Ryan Broyles 31-yard punt return in the third quarter is the longest of the season for the Sooners. Cameron Kenney held the previous long of 24 yards against Texas.
6 - Freshman Trey Franks recorded his first career start Saturday night. With the start, Franks became the sixth true freshman to start a game this season.
2 - The safety on OU’s opening play of the game was OU’s first since a bad snap on a punt resulted in two points for Tennessee-Chattanooga on Aug. 31, 2008.
0 - OU was held scoreless in the first half for the first time since Oct. 20, 2007 at Iowa State. OU went on to win the game 17-7.