Three Reasons Broyles Will Go

NORMAN, Okla. — Previously, Sooners Illustrated provided the three reasons slot receiver Ryan Broyles will stay another year, but now here's an explanation on why he might be headed to the NFL.

Three Reasons Broyles Will Leave Norman for the NFL:

1. The possibility of injury in his senior year—We've seen it from time to time, but there is certainly the chance that Broyles could suffer a major injury next season, ruining his draft chances. He's not projected to be a first rounder and isn't, by most, projected to be near the top of the second round, but still, an injury would drop him even lower than that for the 2012 draft.

2. He's broken almost every OU receiving record—Broyles has the most yards (208) and receptions (15) in a game. He also has the most yards (1,452) and receptions (118) in a season. And oh by the way, Broyles owns the record for most yards (3,259), receptions (253) and touchdowns (34) in a career as a Sooner. If coming back to shatter records at OU is any incentive, there's not a whole lot there.

3. Ready for the perks of the professional game—There's money. There's better competition. And, of course, there's no school. It's just playing football for a living. It can't get much better than that for anyone. So, if Broyles is bored enough of the college game and ready to move on to these benefits of the NFL, he will.

So, that's why Broyles may, indeed, bolt for the NFL.

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