Oklahoma 64, Idaho State 0 | Sept. 12, 2009 | Norman, Okla.
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|| Oklahoma Team Notes
With the victory, Oklahoma has won 25 straight home games, tying the school record. The current streak is the best in the nation. OU has won 45 of its last 46 on Owen Field.
• Tonight's game was the 10th shutout under Stoops (first since 59-0 win vs. Middle Tennessee in 2006).
• Ronnell Lewis' tackle of Clint Knickrehm for a safety in the fourth period put OU up 43-0. It was the first safety recorded by OU since the Chattanooga game last season.
• Jonathan Miller's 36-yard TD rush to begin the fourth period was the longest by a true freshman since Demarco Murray's 65-yard scamper vs. Texas in 2007.
• Five Sooners made their first career starts on offense versus Idaho State. First-time starters were true freshman Tyler Evans (RG), redshirt freshman Landry Jones (QB), sophomores Stephen Good (LG) and Ben Habern (C) and junior Cameron Kenney (WR).
• Leading 41-0 at halftime, Oklahoma has now outscored opponents 140-0 in the first half in the past three home openers.
• Marcus Trice's blocked punt in the third quarter marked the 22nd blocked kick under Stoops and first since last year versus Cincinnati.
• Sophomore Frank Alexander recovered a fumble by ISU QB Kyle Blum for a touchdown to put Oklahoma up 14-0 in the first quarter. Gerald McCoy was credited with the seven-yard sack and forced fumble. It marked the 33rd defensive touchdown in the Bob Stoops era.
• The 17 tackles-for-loss for 52 yards tonight ties the previous school-best versus Kansas State in 1983.
• The 64-0 victory was the largest margin of victory in a shutout for OU since a 77-0 win over Texas A&M on Nov. 8, 2003.
|| Oklahoma Individual Notes
• Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones connected on his first career touchdown pass with a 24-yard strike to Ryan Broyles in the first quarter (7:44).
• Jones' 140 yards passing in the first quarter tied for the third most in school history by a freshman in the opening period. The yardage matched Sam Bradford's output versus Utah State in 2007.
• Jones' 235 yards passing in the first half is third most all-time by a freshman in any half. Sam Bradford holds the record with 350 yards passing yards versus North Texas in 2007.
• The redshirt freshman finished the game 18-for-32 for 286 yards, throwing three TDs and one interception. The yards passing total ties for the fourth-most by a freshman QB in school history.
• Chris Brown's two-yard rushing touchdown in the second quarter marked the 36th of his career, which is tied for seventh all-time in school history with Kejuan Jones (2002-05). The senior trails Sooner legends Greg Pruitt (38), Joe Washington (39), Adrian Peterson (41), Quentin Griffin (44), Billy Sims (53) and Steve Owens (57).
• Brown's 38 total career touchdowns (36 rushing, two receiving) is seventh all-time in school history.
• Murray eclipsed the 100-yard rushing mark for the eighth time in his career with a 101 yard rushing effort tonight on 12 carries.
• Broyles' three touchdown receptions in the first half ties a school record (Mark Clayton in 2003 and Mark Bradley in 2004 each recorded three).
• Broyles' 126 receiving yards in the first quarter marked the third-most ever by an OU receiver in a single quarter. The sophomore's 155 total receiving yards in the first half marked the fourth-most all-time by an OU receiver in any half.
• The sophomore's 227 all-purpose yards (11 touches, 3 TDs) is fifth all-time by an OU wideout.
|| By the Numbers
- Oklahoma's current home winning streak, tying the school record. The current streak is the best in the country.
- The Sooners have outscored opponents 140-0 in the opening half in the past three home openers.
- Tackles for loss in tonight's game, tying the previous school-best versus Kansas State in 1983.
- Passing yards by QB Landry Jones, tying the fourth-most by a freshman in school history.
- Number of blocked kicks under Stoops.
- All-purpose yards by Ryan Broyles, fifth most all-time by an OU wideout.
- Number of defensive touchdowns in the Stoops era.
- First quarter receiving yards by Ryan Broyles, fourth most all-time by an OU receiver in quarter.
- Oklahoma's career record at home under Stoops.
- Number of shutouts under Stoops (first since 59-0 win vs. Middle Tennessee in 2006).
- Tonight's attendance, marking the 63rd straight sellout (all under Stoops).