Come Fall Keep an Eye On...

Here are three explosive guys to look out for as the season approaches, with the most surprise player Sooners Illustrated expects to have a big season sitting in the No. 1 spot.

3. Wide receiver Ryan BroylesEveryone knows what Broyles is capable of. Of course, he posted a 1,120-receiving yard season, including 89 catches, 15 of which were touchdowns. He averaged 12.6 yards per reception and 93.3 yards per game, about 50 yards more than the next closest Sooner. So, for opponents, they will have to focus on stopping Broyles, but fans and other teams alike already know the capabilities of Broyles and the likelihood that he will have a breakout season once again. For that reason, while he is the most explosive, he sits in the three spot.

2. Running back DeMarco MurrayHow nice it will be for the Sooners to have a healthy Murray out of the spring into summer and fall. He was the second-leading rusher and receiver on the squad in 2009, racking up 705 yards on 171 attempts for a 4.1 yard per carry average to go along with 41 receptions for 522 yards in the passing game, an average of 12.7 yards per catch. Murray had 12 total touchdowns, eight on the ground and four in the air attack, and expect better results in 2010. He will be an integral part of the Sooner offense next year.

1. Wide receiver Kenny StillsYes, look for Stills to have a solid season in his first year donning the Crimson and Cream. Stills, who will be a true freshman, is a five-star athlete that had a healthy 45 receptions for 914 yards and 10 touchdowns with La Costa Canyon High School in Encinitas, Calif. He showed that he's ready to get rolling at the next level with his Spring Game performance when he managed six receptions for 84 yards, including a 31-yard touchdown. So, all indications point to him getting a considerable amount of playing time, possibly even a starting spot.

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