Injury Report: Nov. 22

NORMAN, Okla. — This week's injury report comes with yet another hint of uncertainty based on an injury against Baylor.

Late in the game the other night, wide receiver Jaz Reynolds caught an important reception but injured his shoulder on the play.

He came back to record another crucial catch but did so through pain.

Last night, head coach Bob Stoops said X-rays checked out all right on that shoulder but his status for this week's contest against Iowa State is up in the air.

Today, he reiterated that.

"He's sore, but again everything checked out fine," Stoops said. "Well, it's just sore. I guess I don't know yet. You know, so we'll just see."

Defensive end Ronnell Lewis also suffered an injury the other night, a sprained medial collateral ligament (MCL), which, on the other hand, sidelined him for the remainder of the game.

Lewis is expected to miss at least 2-3 weeks, so he won't play in the final two regular season games.

"It's hard to replace, again, one of your better players," Stoops said. "But, you know, David's [King] played a lot of football. R.J.'s [Washington] played, and those guys have to come in and play well. And they'll play hard and they ought to be prepared for it."

Good news comes the way of slot receiver Ryan Broyles, who tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) against Texas A&M.

His surgery appears to have went fine yesterday, as evidenced by his tweet: Wow! God is great! Thank you all for keeping me in your prayers! Ready to kill this rehab one day at a time!

Stoops confirmed that this afternoon.

"He did [have surgery]," Stoops said. "I don't have updates today, but the message last night was everything was routine and went just as expected. He had it at Dr. James Andrews there in Alabama."

And defensive back Tony Jefferson was a little banged up before the previous game, so that is a question mark for many wondering why the coaches have not moved him to safety in light of free safety Javon Harris' struggles.

Stoops, however, said Jefferson is full strength, and the personnel to fill his spot is why they haven't shifted him to deep safety.

"He's 100 percent and is still doing what he's been doing," Stoops said.

As always, there could be some surprises come game day, so expect them.

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