Postseason Wrapup: Day II

NORMAN, Okla. -- Sooners Illustrated now presents the second part of a seven-day series, this time awarding the Offensive and Defensive Most Valuable Players for the 2010-11 campaign.

Offensive MVP: Slot receiver Ryan Broyles

He was nothing short of electric throughout the year, racking up more than 1,600 receiving yards on 131 receptions. That was good for an average of 115.9 yards per game. And Broyles had 10 contests where he managed at least 100 receiving yards. The only four that he didn't manage to do so in were against Texas, Texas A&M, Oklahoma State and Nebraska. Broyles shattered the OU single-game record for receiving yards in a game when he notched a career-high 208 against Colorado. He was hands down the most electric player on this Sooner offense in 2010 and figures to be all that and then some again next season, as he elected to stay one more season in Norman instead of heading to the NFL.

Defensive MVP: Defensive end Jeremy Beal

It's not too difficult to justify this one, either, as Beal was a monster on defense this season with 19 tackles for loss, including 8.5 sacks, part of 72 total tackles. With that sack total, he finished just a half sack shy of former Sooner linebacker Rocky Calmus' career record of 59 set from 1998-01. Along with those contributions, he also broke up seven passes, had three forced fumbles, recovered one and had a quarterback hurry. So, Beal did it in a variety of ways. He had a huge year and will certainly be a guy the Sooners miss next season.

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