Sooners Illustrated first presents the three best moments of this season:
1. Ryan Broyles breaking the all-time receiving record--Never mind the way his season and career at OU ended, and focus for a second on his accomplishments over four years. Those all culminated in a multiple-record setting reception in a contest at Kansas. Broyles secured the NCAA career receptions record (317) with a 57-yard touchdown that just happened to also be his 43rd career touchdown, breaking the previous Big 12 mark. It was a moment well-deserved for a player that put in so many hours throughout his entire college career.
2. Sooners romp Texas in Red River Rivalry--They didn't just beat the Longhorns. They took them out to the woodshed in a 55-17 shellacking. The most fitting moment of this game was in the fourth quarter, when boundary cornerback Jamell Fleming just stole the ball out of a UT receiver's hands at marched 56 yards to the house. Everything went right for the Sooners on that afternoon, making for a perfect fair day for the Crimson and Cream.
3. Quarterback Landry Jones leads the crucial go-ahead drive for a massive top five win in Tallahassee--This one against FSU was pegged as the most pivotal non-conference game for the entire offseason, and it lived up to its hype. Tied at 13 midway through the fourth quarter, Jones and the Sooners faced a third-and-12, and he threw a strike on a post to Broyles for 22 yards. One play later, Jones found wide receiver Kenny Stills for the 37-yard touchdown. OU went on to win it 23-13 in the most hostile atmosphere of the season for what seemed like a major statement victory at the time.