NCAA Career Receiving Record: Soon be held by Sooners Ryan Broyles


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Oklahoma Sooners wide receiver Ryan Broyles needs just four more catches to break the NCAA record for career receptions. He currently has 313. The current college football receiving mark is held by Taylor Stubblefield, who caught 316 passes from 2001-2004 while playing for the Purdue Boilermakers. So far this season, Broyles has 47 grabs for 598 yards (119.6 per game, 12.7 per catch) and 7 touchdowns.

Broyles has 4,027 yards and 42 receiving touchdowns in his career.

Oklahoma plays at Kansas this Saturday with kickoff slated for 8:15 p.m., on ESPN2.

And of course Broyles has a great quarterback getting him the ball.

Oklahoma’s Landry Jones was named the Davey O’Brien Quarterback of the Week. Jones lit up the Texas Longhorns defense for 367 yards in the air while pushing the Sooners to a 5-0 mark for the 2011 season.

Jones completed 31-of-50 passes for three touchdowns. By halftime the Sooners held a 34-10 lead and Jones had 305 yards. They went on to win 55-17.

“I’m proud of those guys as well and the job that they were able to do,” said Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops. “It’s a great win. To come down here in that situation, and to win like that is really pretty special.”

In Oklahoma’s past three games, Jones has collected 1,240 passing yards and 11 touchdowns. He currently ranks second in the nation in total offense, averaging 363.2 yards per game.

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