OU vs. CU Postgame: Breaking It Down

NORMAN, Okla. — The Sooners didn't have any trouble with the Colorado Buffaloes, rebounding off last weekend's loss with a 50-10 victory Saturday night.

Game ball goes to: Wide receiver Ryan Broyles--He devastated the CU defense, racking up nine receptions for 208 yards and three touchdowns. His 208 yards broke the previous all-time record for receiving yards in a game set at 206 by Manuel Johnson back in 2008. And his 29 touchdown receptions now puts him just two shy of the OU all-time record for touchdown catches in a career.

Play of the game: Quarterback Landry Jones hit slot receiver Ryan Broyles for an 81-yard score down the sideline on a third-and-12 pass midway through the second quarter, making the score 20-3 at the time. The 81-yard play was the longest score for both players in their careers.

It was over when: Jones connected with Broyles for that 81-yard touchdown pass. After the Buffaloes thought they were about to get the ball back with a chance to cut into OU's 13-3 lead, they gave up the big one and were down 17 in a flash, and it would only get worse from there.

Surprise of the game: Broyles shattered the OU all-time record for receiving yards in a game. He's basically recovered from a sore ankle he was battling a week ago, so a big game wasn't that shocking but the magnitude of this one was very impressive and surprising.

The biggest thing we learned: No matter how bad the Sooners play on the road in a previous week, coming home means you might as well chalk up another victory for the Crimson and Cream. There was no sign of a hangover whatsoever.

The biggest concern: OU is still giving up the big play occasionally regardless of the opponent. CU struck early in the third quarter for a 49-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Cody Hawkins to receiver Scotty McKnight.

Streak count: 35 straight home wins

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