Ryan Broyles - Record Breaker

Ryan Broyles

Ryan Broyles was redshirted in 2007 after being arrested for attempting to steal gasoline from a closed down gas station.[3] In his first collegiate game against Cincinnati in 2008, Broyles had seven receptions for a school freshman record 141 yards. He finished the season tying a school freshman record with 46 receptions. His 687 yards were also a Sooners freshman record. He also had six receiving touchdowns and 30 punt returns for 238 yards and a touchdown.

In the 2009 season Broyles caught 76 passes for 964 yards and 12 touchdowns. He had 13 catches for 156 yards and three touchdowns in Oklahoma's 31–27 Sun Bowl victory over Stanford University. For his outstanding performance, Broyles was named Sun Bowl MVP.

In 2010 he caught 131 passes for 1,622 yards and 14 touchdowns. In Oklahoma's 48–20 Fiesta Bowl victory over the University of Connecticut, he had 13 catches for 170 yards and a touchdown.

On October 15, 2011, Broyles broke the all-time FBS career reception record (previously held by Taylor Stubblefield of Purdue) with his 317th career catch versus Kansas. The record was later broken by Justin Hardy in 2014. Broyles college career ended in a game against Texas A&M on November 5, 2011 when he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. His senior season ended with 83 receptions for 1,157 yards and 10 touchdowns in nine games.

Broyles finished his career with 349 receptions for 4,586 yards and 45 touchdowns. (Source Wikipedia)
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