Oklahoma, Oklahoma State Renew Bedlam Series for 107th Time
• Oklahoma holds an 82-17-7 edge against its longest-running rival. OU and OSU have met annually since 1910.
• The Sooners hold a 38-8-2 home advantage against the Cowboys, including a 5-1 mark under Bob Stoops.
• The Sooners are 10-3 against OSU in the Stoops era, including wins in eight of the last nine meetings.
• OU is coming off a 50-49 victory at West Virginia (11/17), while OSU posted a 59-21 win vs. Texas Tech (11/17).
• The Sooners have won six straight Big 12 games, while OSU has won five of its last six conference contests.
• OU owns four straight home wins vs. OSU, including a 27-0 victory (11/28/09). OSU’s last win at OU was in 2001.
• OU’s two losses have come vs. AP No. 1 Notre Dame (11-0) and AP No. 7 Kansas State (10-1).
• The Sooners are currently No. 14 in the AP Poll, No. 13 in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll and No. 13 in the BCS.
More Stats on the Oklahoma-Oklahoma State Rivalry
• Oklahoma is 52-7 at home under Stoops when allowing 17 points or less, including a 5-1 mark vs. Oklahoma State.
• OU is 49-0 in Norman during the Stoops era when posting 40 points or more, going 4-0 in such games vs. OSU.
• The Cowboys have permitted 40 points or more in each of their three losses this season (48.0 ppg in losses).
• OU ranks ninth in the nation in scoring offense (40.8 ppg), while OSU is third (45.4 ppg).
• OU S Tony Jefferson ranks third in the Big 12 with a team-high 91 tackles. He anchors an Oklahoma defense that ranks second the Big 12 in pass defense (185.2 ypg) and leads the conference in pass defense efficiency (100.2).
• OSU ranks third in the FBS in total offense (553.7 ypg) and sixth in passing (337.0 ppg).
• In the six previous OU-OSU home games during the Stoops era, OU has permitted the Cowboys to complete 73-174 passes (42.0%) for 750 yards (125.0 ypg) with two TDs and nine INTs.
• Oklahoma permitted a mere 47 passing yards in Oklahoma State’s last visit to Norman (11/28/09).
• OU (225-92) and OSU (243-130) have both outscored their opponents by 100+ points in the first half in 2012.
• The Sooners have won 32 straight games when leading at half, including a 7-0 mark in 2012.
Senior Send-Off For Jones, Oklahoma Seeks to Extend Six-Game Big 12 Winning Streak
• QB Landry Jones will be among 20 seniors expected to make their final home appearance on Saturday. Jones owns a 37-10 (78.7%) mark as a starter at OU, including a 19-3 mark at Owen Field.
• Jones was named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week after he threw for a school-record 554 yards and tied his own OU mark with six TD passes at West Virginia (11/17). It’s the sixth conference honor of Jones’ career.
• Jones (15,624) needs 170 yards to overtake TTU’s Graham Harrell (15,793) as the Big 12’s career leader in passing yards. Jones (15,262) also needs 350 yards to bypass Harrell (15,611) for the all-time Big 12 lead in total offense.
• With 3,245 passing yards in 2012, Jones is third player in FBS history with four seasons of 3,000 passing yards, joining Hawaii’s Timmy Chang (2000, 02-04) and Boise State’s Kellen Moore (2008-11).
• In a 62-37 win at OSU (11/27/10), Jones threw an OU-record 62 passes, registering 468 yards and four TDs.
• WR Kenny Stills tied an OU record with four TD catches vs. WVU (11/17). His 23 career TDs are fourth in school annals.
• OU is seeking to win seven straight Big 12 games in the same season since posting a seven-game streak in 2008.
• Oklahoma has outscored its last six conference opponents by a 283-151 margin (47.2 - 25.2 ppg).
• OSU has outscored its last six Big 12 opponents by a 231-137 margin (38.5 - 22.8 ppg).
• Oklahoma is 30-0 in games under Stoops when producing a 100-yard rusher and a 100-yard receiver.
• OU has averaged 47.0 ppg in its eight wins and has won 38 of its last 40 games when scoring 30 points or more.
• Oklahoma ranks third in the nation in third-down offense at 53.0% and is tied for sixth in Red Zone scoring at 92.3%.
• The Sooners rank second in conference play in both total offense (509.1 ypg) and scoring defense (25.0 ppg).
Oklahoma has won six straight Big 12 games following a wild 50-49 win at West Virginia (11/17). The Sooners now sit 8-2 on the season and 6-1 in the Big 12 with the win.
A balanced Offensive attack has been the name of the game for the Sooners in 2012 as they rank ninth nationally in scoring, eighth in passing yards and 54th in rushing yards. Junior running back Damien Williams leads the team and ranks second in the Big 12 with 77.9 rushing yards per game. Senior quarterback Landry Jones has completed 67 percent of his passes with 24 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Junior wide receiver Kenny Stills has been his top target, recording 64 catches for 773 yards and 10 touchdowns through 10 games.
Oklahoma boasts the No. 41 defense in the nation through seven games, giving up 370.5 yards of offense per contest. In addition, the 22.5 points per game allowed ranks 29th in the country. OU’s passing defense sits 18th in the FBS, yielding just 185.2 yards per game. OU has forced 12 turnovers in the past seven games, with 10 coming off interceptions and two via fumble recoveries.
Sophomore Michael Hunnicutt has made 11-13 field goals in 2012, while senior punter Tress Way is averaging 42.6 yards per kick. Justin Brown is fourth in the nation averaging 16.2 yards per punt return. Brennan Clay ranks 18th with a 27.7 average on kick returns, while Roy Finch would rank fifth at 32.6 if he had enough returns to qualify.
Oklahoma St. Cowboys
After starting the season 2-2, Oklahoma State has rebounded to win five of its past six games. Coming off a 59-21 victory over Texas Tech (11/17), the Cowboys a re 7-3 overall and 5-2 in the Big 12.
Like the Sooners, Oklahoma State also features a balanced offense. The Cowboys own the No. 3 total offense (553.7 yards per game), the No. 3 scoring offense (45.4 points per game), the No. 6 passing offense (337.0) and the No. 18 rushing offense (216.7). OSU has had to use three different quarterbacks, but each has completed over 61 percent of their passes and thrown at least six touchdowns. Joseph Randle leads the Big 12 in rushing at 109.9 yards per game.
Oklahoma State’s defense sits 54th in the country, giving up 388.2 yards per game. In particular, the rushing defense is yielding only 126.2 yards to rank 24th. However, the pass defense is allowing 262.0 yards per game to rank 95th. Alex Elkins leads the team with 58 tackles, while Calvin Barnett has a team-high 7.0 tackles for loss on the year and Nigel Nicholas has 3.5 sacks.
Quinn Sharp handles both field goal and punting duties for OSU. He has made 21-27 field goals to lead the country with 2.1 makes per game. In addition, his punt average of 45.1 yards sits second in the conference. OSU is seventh in the NCAA with 27.9 yards per kick return.
About the Offense
• Under Bob Stoops, OU has produced career leaders in passing, receiving, total offense and all-purpose yards, four top-10 career rushers and season record holders in rushing, passing, total offense and receiving yards.
• Stoops’ teams have set 66 Offensive school records.
• OU has scored in 185 straight games since 11/7/98.
• Since Stoops’ arrival, OU has scored 6,704 points - an average of 37.2 per game.
• Oklahoma is the highest-scoring team in history. In 1,191 games, the Sooners have 32,337 points. Michigan is next at 31,067 points in 1,262 games.
Lighting Up the Scoreboard
• With the 50-49 win at West Virginia (11/17), OU improved to 76-1 under Stoops when scoring 40+ points and 41-0 when eclipsing 50+ points.
• Prior to its 52-7 win over Kansas (10/20), OU defeated Texas, 63-21 (10/13). It was the first time OU scored more than 50 points in back-to-back Big 12 games since scoring 50-plus in six straight games from Oct. 25, 2008 to Dec. 6, 2008.
• OU has scored 50+ points four times in 2012, the most since it did so nine times in 2008.
• With wins of 69-13 over Florida A&M (9/8) and 63-21 defeat of Texas (10/13), it marks the first time since the 2009 season that OU has scored 60+ points twice in the same season. In 2009, OU beat Idaho State 64-0 (9/12/09) and Texas A&M 65-10 (11/14/09).
• OU is 1 of 7 teams to score 60+ points twice this year, joining North Carolina, Oklahoma State, West Virginia, Oregon, Texas A&M and Louisiana Tech.
One doesn’t need to look far to see where Landry Jones ranks in NCAA and Big 12 annals (pages 13-14), but there are other notes to know about OU’s QB:
• At West Virginia (11/17), Jones broke the school record with 554 passing yards on 38-51 passing. He previously held the record of 505, which he set against Kansas State (10/29/11).
• It was his 25th career game with at least 300+ passing yards, his 11th game with 400+ yards and his second with 500+.
• Before Jones, there had been four 400-yard games in OU program history and no 500-yard games.
• Jones also threw 6 touchdown passes at WVU (11/17), tying the school record he set against Tulsa (9/19/09).
• The 38 completions were one off the school record of 39 set by Josh Heupel against Mississippi(12/31/99).
• Of Jones’ 554 yards at WVU (11/17), 270 came in the first half. OU is 22-1 (.957) all-time when he throws for 200+ yards before the half.
• OU is 31-2 (.939) when Jones throws 2+ touchdowns in a game, 20-2 (.909) with 3+, 11-1 (.917) with 4+, 6-1 (.857) with 5+ and 2-0 with 6.
• Jones has thrown for 3,245 yards this season, becoming just the third QB in FBS history with 3,000 passing yards in four different seasons, joining Boise State’s Kellen Moore and Hawaii’s Timmy Chang.
• With the victory over Texas (10/13), Landry Jones surpassed QB Steve Davis (32 wins, 1973-75) for the most wins in school history. Jones is now 37-10 (.787) as a starter at OU.
• Jones is one of two players in Big 12 history and one of five in NCAA history with 100+ TDs (117) and 15,000+ passing yards (15,623) in his career.
• Jones is among 16 semifinalists for the Davey O’Brien Award, given to the nation’s top quarterback. He joins Matt Barkley (USC), Tajh Boyd (Clemson), Teddy Bridgewater (Louisville), Colby Cameron (Louisiana Tech), Seth Doege (Texas Tech), Nick Florence (Baylor), Collin Klein (Kansas State), EJ Manuel (Florida State), Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M), Marcus Mariota (Oregon), AJ McCarron (Alabama), Braxton Miller (Ohio State), Aaron Murray (Georgia), Denard Robinson (Michigan) and Geno Smith (West Virginia).
• Along with Barkley, Boyd, Doege and Robinson, Jones was a semifinalist for the award last season.
• Jones currently ranks fourth in the Big 12 and sixth in the country with 324.5 passing yards per game. He is also fourth in the conference and 14th in the NCAA with 314.8 yards of total offense per game.
Stills Has Been Sensational
• Junior WR Kenny Stills has had an impressive 2012 campaign, leading the team with 773 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns on 64 catches.
• His 77.3 receiving yards per game rank seventh in the Big 12 and 41st in the NCAA, while his 6.4 receptions per game is 29th in the country and seventh in the conference
• At West Virginia (11/17), Stills tied an OU record with four TD receptions, a record shared by Jermaine Gresham (Texas A&M, 11/3/07) and Trent Smith (Kansas, 10/13/01).
• Stills matched a career high against WVU (11/17) with 10 receptions and tallied 91 receiving yards.
• Going over the 100-yard mark in his first two games of the year, Stills now has five career 100- yard receiving games, moving him ahead of Eddie Hinton for fifth all-time at OU.
• Stills’ 68-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter against UTEP (9/1) was the longest of his career, surpassing the 58-yarder he had vs. Texas Tech (11/13/2010).
• Among active players in the NCAA, Stills is No. 7 in TD receptions (23), No. 12 in receiving yards per game (68.8; min. 25 games), No. 16 in catches (186) and 20th in receiving yards (2,408).
Saunders Making Quick Impact
• Playing in just six of 10 games this season after transferring from Fresno State, junior wide receiver Jalen Saunders already ranks third on the team in receptions (36) and receiving yards (496). His 82.7 yards per game lead the team.
• At West Virginia (11/17), Saunders caught seven passes for 123 yards, including a 76-yard TD reception, his first as a Sooner.
• The 76-yard TD pass was the longest by OU since Landry Jones to Cameron Kenney covered 86 yards against Oklahoma State (11/27/10).
• Against Notre Dame (10/27), Saunders tied an OU record with 15 catches and had 181 yards. 15-Reception Games in OU History Date Player Opp. Rec./Yds./TD 10/16/10 Ryan Broyles Iowa State 15/182/1 10/27/12 Jalen Saunders Notre Dame 15/181/0
• He also broke the OU record for most receptions in a quarter with eight in the first quarter. The previous record was seven shared by Eddie Hinton (once) and Ryan Broyles (three times).
• Saunders 181 yards was the eighth-highest total by an OU player in school history and the most since Ryan Broyles’ school record of 217 yards against Kansas in 2011.
• Saunders transferred to OU after two seasons at Fresno State. He was a first-team All-WAC pick in 2011 after finishing with 1,065 yards and a conference-best 12 TD receptions on 50 catches. His 21.4 yards per catch was second nationally as he caught 10 passes that were 44 yards or longer and recorded 6 TDs of 50 yards or longer.
Clay Comes Through
• Junior RB Brennan Clay ran for a TD and had his first career TD reception against Baylor (11/10). It was the second multi-TD game of his career, as he rushed for two TDs against Florida A&M (9/8).
• With an injury to starting RB Damien Williams, Clay got his first start of the season at Iowa State (11/3). He responded by setting career highs in both rushes (24) and rushing yards (157). It was the first 100-yard game of his career.
• After 13 rushing TDs last year, sophomore QB Blake Bell and the Belldozer package has returned in 2012 with 10 rushing scores.
• Against Baylor (11/10), Bell scored on a 55-yard TD run. It was the longest by an OU QB since Patrick Fletcher’s 58-yard rush vs. TCU (9/12/98) and the longest TD run by an OU QB since an 80-yarder by Eric Moore vs. Baylor (10/18/97).
• Bell surpassed his previous career high of 51 rushing yards (Iowa, 12/31/11) as he finished the Baylor game with five carries for 74 yards.
• Bell scored four rushing touchdowns against Texas (10/13) and now has six multi-rushing touchdown games in his career.
• He is the third player in OU history to score four touchdowns or more in a game twice in his career, joining Steve Owens (5) and Billy Sims (4). Bell also accomplished the feat at Baylor (11/19/11).
Williams Wows in First Year at OU
• A transfer from Arizona Western, junior running back Damien Williams has made his presence felt in his brief time at Oklahoma.
• Averaging 77.9 rushing yards per game, Williams is second in the Big 12 and he is tied for the team lead with 10 touchdowns on the year.
• Williams’ two rushing TDs against Baylor (11/10) marked his second multi-TD game of his career after scoring four against Florida A&M (9/8).
• He rushed for 167 yards on 22 carries against Texas (10/13), his third career 100-yard game.
• The 167 rushing yards were the most by an OU player since Demarco Murray ran for 208 yards against Utah State (9/4/10).
• Williams’ 95-yard touchdown rush against UT was the third run in school history, trailing only Jeff Frazier (North Texas, 11/23/95) and Buck McPhail (Kansas State, 11/3/51) who each recorded 96-yard rushes. It was also the longest rush in Red River Rivalry history, the second longest in the FBS this season and the fourth longest Offensive play in OU history.
• Williams has scored on runs of 65, 89 and 95-yards this year. The only other FBS player with 3 or more rushing TDs of 65+ yards is Northern Illinois’ Jordan Lynch, also with three.
• Williams showed an added element to his game against Texas Tech (10/6), catching a career-high 6 passes for 82 yards, including a 38-yard reception, in his first career start.
• After finishing with 10 carries for 103 yards and a touchdown at UTEP (9/1) in his OU debut, Williams gained 156 rushing yards and four touchdowns against Florida A&M (9/8).
• Williams’ 156 yards rushing were the most in a home debut in OU history, passing Dominique Whaley’s 131 yards vs. Tulsa (9/3/11).
• Williams is the first Sooner to score at least one touchdown in each of the first two games of his career since Ryan Broyles did so against Chattanooga (9/6/08) and Cincinnati (9/13/08).
• Williams is the first Sooner to register 100-yard rushing games in each of the first two games of his OU career since Adrian Peterson rushed for 100 yards against Bowling Green (9/4/04) and 117 against Houston (9/11/04).
• Williams had the first back-to-back 100-yard rushing games for OU since DeMarco Murray did so against Texas (115 yards, 10/2/10) and Iowa State (112 yards, 10/16/10).
Shepard Shining in Debut Season
• Sterling Shepard started for the first time in his Sooner career against Kansas State (9/22) and set career highs with seven receptions for 108 yards, leading all receivers.
• Shepard became the seventh freshman in OU history to go over 100 yards receiving. OU freshmen have accomplished the feat eight times overall. Ryan Broyles was the previous freshman to do so, gaining 141 yards at Cincinnati (9/6/08).
• Shepard’s 108 receiving yards tied him with Mark Clayton (vs. Baylor, 10/20/01) and Tinker Owens (vs. Nebraska, 11/23/72) for fourth-most receiving yards by a freshman.
• Shepard’s 52-yard reception in the third quarter at West Virginia (11/17) was a career long, surpassing a 31-yarder vs. Kansas (10/20/12).
• Shepard is tied for third on the team with three touchdown receptions and is fourth with 484 receiving yards and 32 receptions.
Millard is the Man
• Against Texas (10/13), junior fullback Trey Millard had five receptions for 119 yards and a touchdown, easily surpassing his previous career highs of three receptions and 39 receiving yards.
• Millard had a 73-yard reception, the longest pass play by an OU player in Red River Rivalry history, surpassing Buddy Leake’s 65-yarder in 1953. It was also the seventh-longest pass play by a Sooner running back in OU history.
About the Defense
• OU has forced at least one turnover in 159 of 183 games over the last 14 seasons - 86.9% of games played in that span.
• The Sooner defense has at least one interception in 73.2% of its games (134 of 183) under Stoops.
• Oklahoma has 13 shutouts under Bob Stoops.
• Under Stoops, the OU defense has given up an average of just 18.5 points per game.
Back to the Future
• OU associate head coach and defensive coordinator Mike Stoops is back on the coaching staff after guiding the OU ‘D’ from 1999-03.
• In his first stint at OU, four of Stoops’ five defenses finished No. 7 or better nationally in scoring defense and top 10 for total defense.
• From 2000-03, Stoops’ defenses also finished in the top 25 in pass defense and rush defense every season and in pass efficiency defense and turnovers forced twice.
• In addition, Stoops is the only coach to have an athlete win both the Nagurski and Thorpe awards in the same season, doing so twice with Roy Williams in 2001 and Derrick Strait in 2003.
No Fly Zone
• Oklahoma is second in the Big 12 and 18th in the nation in passing defense, yielding just 185.2 yards per game.
• Only three of OU’s 10 opponents have passed for 200+ yards this season. The other seven have each thrown for 191 yards or less.
• The OU defense held Baylor (11/10) to season lows in total offense (424 yards) and passing yards (172 yards) and tied the Bears’ season low in pass completions (12). Baylor averaged 581.5 yards of total offense, 392.1 passing yards and 25.9 completions per game entering the game.
• OU held Baylor QB Nick Florence to 172 passing yards, a season low (previously 289 vs. TCU). Florence averaged 377.4 ypg coming into the game, the top mark in the nation.
• The OU defense held UTEP to just 48 yards passing in the season opener (9/1), the fewest passing yards allowed by the Sooners since Oklahoma State had 47 (11/28/2009).
• Under Bob Stoops, the Sooners are 83-8 when limiting teams to 200 yards passing or less.
Interceptions in Bunches
• OU went to Texas Tech (10/6) with 1 interception in 2012, but has 10 picks in the last seven games: 3 vs. TTU, 2 vs. Texas (10/13), 2 vs. Kansas (10/20), 1 at Iowa State (11/3) and 2 at West Virginia (11/17).
• The 3 picks against TTU were the most by OU since it had 3 vs. Texas A&M (11/5/2011).
Harris the Ball-Hawk
• Javon Harris has four of the 10 Oklahoma interceptions over the last six games.
• After returning a pick 46 yards for his first defensive touchdown against Texas Tech (10/6), Harris matched a career high with two interceptions against Kansas (10/20). Harris also had two INTs against Florida State (9/17/11).
• Harris is tied for fifth in the NCAA with five interceptions and now has eight in his career.
• Harris finished with a team high and career-high 14 tackles vs. Baylor (11/10), his third career double-digit tackle game (second this season).
Jefferson Strong in the Secondary
• With a team-high 91 tackles through 10 games, junior safety Tony Jefferson is on pace for the second-most tackles by a defensive back in OU history. With an average of 9.1 stops per game, Jefferson is on pace to finish with 118.
• Jefferson totaled 12 tackles at West Virginia (11/17), his sixth double-digit tackle game of the season and the seventh of his career.
• Jefferson tallied 14 tackles against Kansas State (9/22), the most tackles by a Sooner since defensive back Quinton Carter had 17 tackles vs. Texas Tech (11/13/10).
• Jefferson (14) and Javon Harris (career-high 12) became the first OU DBs to both have doubledigit tackle totals in the same game since Jemell Fleming and Jonathan Nelson accomplished the feat against Texas A&M (11/6/10).
• Jefferson is third in the Big 12 and 39th in the NCAA with 9.1 tackles per game.
Defensive TDs at 43 in Stoops Era
• With a defensive TD at Texas Tech (10/6/12), Oklahoma now has 43 under Bob Stoops.
• Thirteen of those TDs came via a fumble return.
• The defense has scored at least one touchdown in all of Stoops’ 14 seasons.
About the Special Teams
Oklahoma’s special teams under Bob Stoops ...
• There have been 29 special teams touchdowns.
• Those 29 have come via five different kinds of plays -- punt returns, fake field goals, blocked punts, kickoff returns and a fake punt. Special teams also owns four safeties in that span.
• Oklahoma has returned eight kickoff s and 17 punts for touchdowns and has blocked 28 kicks.
Many Happy Returns
Information on returns during the Stoops era ...
• Kickoff Returns --118 returns of 25 yards or more with eight touchdowns.
• Punt Returns -- 73 returns of 15 or more yards with 17 touchdowns.
• Interception Returns -- 95 returns of 10 or more yards with 25 touchdowns.
• Fumble Returns -- 9 returns of 15 or more yards with 12 touchdowns.
Very Special Teams
• Oklahoma ranks fifth in the NCAA in both kick returns (28.3) and punt returns (15.4), one of two schools in the top five of both categories:
Rank Team KR Avg.
1. Rutgers 30.40
2. Kansas State 29.54
3. Middle Tenn. St. 28.53
4. Tulsa 28.32
5. Oklahoma 28.25
Rank Team PR Avg.
1. Kansas State 22.87
2. Boston College 21.69
3. Northwestern 17.53
4. Nevada 16.36
5. Oklahoma 15.40
• The 28.3 average on kick returns would sit second all-time at OU, behind the single-season record of 31.6 average set in 1980.
Historic Night for Special Teams
• Against Kansas (10/20), OU scored on a punt return and a kickoff return in the same game for the first time in school history as Justin Brown returned a punt 90 yards for a score and Roy Finch had a 100-yard kickoff return TD.
• Brown’s 90-yard punt return was the fifth-longest in OU history and the longest since Antonio Perkins’ 91-yard return vs. Tulsa (8/30/02).
• The last Sooner to return a punt for a touchdown was Ryan Broyles vs. Oklahoma State (11/28/09), who went 87 yards.
• Finch’s kickoff return touchdown was the 15th in school history and tied for the longest with Buster Rhymes (vs. Kansas State, 1980) and (Mark Bradley vs. Iowa State, 2003).
• The last kickoff return for a touchdown was DeMarco Murray who had a 91-yarder against Baylor (11/10/07).
• Finch’s return was the fourth 100-yard play in school history (three kick returns, one INT return).
• The returns marked the first time the Sooners registered two plays of 90+ yards in the same game in team history.
• With 108 kickoff return yards and 112 punt return yards, OU recorded 100 or more yards in both return categories for the second time in school history. The only other time was vs. Pittsburgh (10/4/52) when the Sooners had 115 punt return yards and 102 kickoff return yards.
Way Good at Punter
• Tress Way is fourth among active punters in the FBS with 236 career punts and 10,300 yards. Way also ranks No. 9 among active punters with a 43.6 yards per punt average.
• His career average currently ranks No. 1 in OU history with a season left to play, just ahead of Jeff Ferguson (1998-01) at 42.5 ypp.
• Way had a 71-yard punt in the first quarter at Texas Tech (10/6). It was a season long and ties as the third-longest of his career.
Hunnicutt Through the Uprights
• Michael Hunnicutt has made 11-of-13 field goals in 2012 with a long of 42 against Texas Tech (10/6). His 84.6 conversion percentage is second in the Big 12.
• He made 11 straight attempts before a miss at West Virginia (11/17).
• Hunnicutt has made two field goals in four games this year, giving him seven multi-field goal games in his career. He is now 32-of-37 in his career.
What Can Brown Do For You?
• Senior wide receiver Justin Brown ranks fourth in the NCAA, averaging 16.2 yards per punt return.
• Brown set a career high with 108 punt return yards against Kansas (10/20), including the first touchdown in his career.
• It’s the second time Brown eclipsed the 100-yard mark this year. He returned three punts for 102 yards against Florida A&M (9/8), which made him the first player since Ryan Broyles had 209 yards vs. Oklahoma State (11/28/09) to go over the 100-yard mark.
• Brown is the only player in the NCAA this year with multiple 100+ yard punt return games.
• As a WR, Brown caught six passes for a career-high 112 yards at West Virginia (11/17). It was the third100-yard game of his career and second this year.
• Brown ranks second on the team with 47 catches, 649 receiving yards and four TD receptions.
• Oklahoma’s all-time record stands at 829-309-53 (.718) in 117 seasons.
• Since WWII, OU leads the nation with 585victories.
• The Sooners have captured seven national championships (1950, 1955, 1956, 1974, 1975,1985, 2000).
• OU has 45 bowl appearances (No. 7 nationally) with 27 bowl victories (No. 4 nationally) and an all-time record of 27-17-1 (.611).
• OU has 43 conference championships, including seven Big 12 titles overall (no other school has more than three).
• Oklahoma is the only program in FBS history to have four coaches with 100 or more wins.
• With a 69-13 win over Florida A&M (9/8/12), Oklahoma became the first program in college football history to break the 32,000-mark in all-time points scored. No program has scored more points than OU.
• OU has 153 All-Americans and 73 consensus All-Americans, including NCAA career receptions leader Ryan Broyles in 2011.
• Under Stoops, OU has had 33 All-Americans, including 23 consensus. Of the 33 players, 15 were on offense, 16 on defense and two on special teams spanning 14 different positions.
• Oklahoma boasts five Heisman winners. Sooners have also won the Bednarik (1), Butkus (4), Camp (4), Lombardi (3), Maxwell (2), Nagurski (2), O’Brien (3), Outland (5), Tatupu (1), Thorpe (3) and Unitas (1).
• Sooner teams have gone undefeated 14 times in program history, the latest being in 2000.
• Oklahoma’s 47-game win streak from 1953-57 is still the NCAA D-I record.
• Oklahoma has had 116 Academic All-Big 12 honorees under Stoops.
• The Sooners have gone 80-5 at home in Stoops’ 14 seasons. In all, Oklahoma has won 81 percent of its home games since Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial opened in 1923.
• Oklahoma has played in front of 85 consecutive home sellouts - every game of Stoops’ tenure.
• Including the seven Sooners picked in the 2012 NFL Draft, OU has had 357 players picked all-time in the draft.
• Oklahoma has 42 first-round picks, including three No. 1 overall selections.
• In 2010, Sooners were chosen with three of the first four picks in the draft, with QB Sam Bradford at No. 1, DT Gerald McCoy at No. 3 and OT Trent Williams at No. 4.
• Bob Stoops’ career average of 10.7 wins per year is tops among active FBS head coaches with at least 10 years of experience.
• Stoops is the only active head coach on the FBS level to have reached a bowl game in each of his first 13 seasons. Georgia’s Mark Richt (11) comes in second.
• Of the 13 bowls, eight have been BCS bowl games and four have been for the BCS title.