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Looking back: Last year's OU-Florida State game

by Michael Baldwin Published: August 13, 2011
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With the game tied 7-7, Oklahoma scored 37 consecutive points to romp to a 47-17 win in Norman.

Taking advantage of soft coverage on the corners, OU quarterback Landry Jones used swing passes and slant routes to dissect Florida State's defense, coached by Mark Stoops, Bob's brother.


Jones completed 30 of 40 passes for 380 yards and four touchdowns. Ryan Broyles caught 12 passes for 124 yards. DeMarco Murray scored two touchdowns. Both tight ends caught a touchdown.

OU's defense also dominated highly heralded quarterback Christian Ponder. The Seminoles picked up five first downs on a touchdown drive to open the game but compiled only five more the next three quarters before OU's second-team defense played much of the fourth quarter.

by Michael Baldwin
Redhawks, Barons, MLB, NFL Reporter
Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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