Postseason Wrap-Up Series: Day II

NORMAN, Okla. — Sooners Illustrated moves on with the second edition of this year's postseason series recapping the season, this time with the three worst moments of the season.

3. Slot receiver Ryan Broyles suffers career-ending injury, tearing his ACL--Four fantastic years all came to a close in heartbreaking moment. Broyles, the NCAA all-time receptions leader, scampered down the left hash for 30 yards on a crossing pattern and spun in typical Broyles-like fashion at the end of the play trying to get as much as he could. He got more than he wanted, however, and not in the form of yards, but in the form of a career-ending injury. The tears streaming down his face on the sidelines in the following moments told the whole story. Broyles' time at OU was over.

2. Robert Griffin puts the Heisman dagger in OU's heart--In one of the most storied moments of college football history--Baylor had never defeated the Sooners--Griffin put the Bears on his back and delivered a game-winning drive in the final minute that culminated in a 34-yard touchdown pass to Terrance Williams with just eight ticks remaining. OU had erased a 14-point deficit in the final six minutes and appeared poised to force overtime, but Griffin put an end to that. He might as well struck the Heisman pose because this game locked it up for him. It also completely knocked the Sooners out of the national championship hunt on a night where they got the help they needed with Oregon losing.

1. Sooners fall in massive upset by Texas Tech--The Red Raiders, who hadn't won in Norman since 1996, arrived as a 28-point underdog and exited with one of the biggest upsets of this college football season, also ending OU's nation long 39-game home winning streak.. It was an odd night for the Sooners that quickly turned awful. OU missed several starters, and the game was delayed an hour and a half before kickoff. That should have keyed Sooner fans off on the kind of game it would be. OU trailed 31-7 in the third quarter before mounting a serious comeback and nearly climbing the ladder all the way back to victory. But Tech quarterback Seth Doege and the Red Raiders held on in the waning moments and severely damaged OU's national championship aspirations.

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