Broyles Media Day: Part I

Here's some important quotes from wide receiver Ryan Broyles from this week's Big 12 Media Days.

On how he knows he's going to click with quarterback Landry Jones story coming up shortly. within the offense—Everyone knows about I guess it all starts with trust. You know, if you start grading good, you practice well, [then] the quarterback has trust in you. You know, his job relies on you being a productive player, and he doesn't want to throw you the ball if he knows you're not going to get to the right spot. So, the more you do that consistently, the more trust he builds in you, and then it's one of those types of things when he says 'Hike,' he knows who he wants to go to because he has trust in that type of person.

On how Jones has changed as a QB—Leadership wise. As you know, he was the guy last year that did come in after Sam [Bradford] got hurt, and we didn't know if he was going to play this week, play that week, because we didn't know when Sam was going to play. Now, he knows it's his time, his calling. He's the type of person that's going to go in, so he's a tremendous athlete, a great competitor, and I feel like he's making the right steps.

On how big the Stanford game was—Well, like I was saying earlier, you know, it's a mind game. You know, you've got to feel the defense out. Towards the end of the season last year, that's when I felt like I was doing better. I was reading the defense and understanding what they were going to do, what they were planning on, and I feel like that gave me a step ahead.

On getting back to normal with expectations this year and playing in championship games—Oh yeah, when I committed here to the University of Oklahoma, I wanted to play in big games, so after going out to the Sun Bowl—it's no [knock] on them, but that's not the type of team we want to be.

On his individual status—Right now I do feel better than I've felt before, and I feel like that's a good thing. I feel like I'm running faster, [with] more crisp routes, but it's not about a numbers thing or anything like that, you know.

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