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OU by the numbers: DeMarco Murray sets career high with 218 yards rushing

by Jenni Carlson Modified: September 5, 2010 at 5:59 pm •  Published: September 4, 2010

800: Number of wins in the history of Oklahoma football after Saturday night's 31-24 victory against Utah State.

11: How many more yards of offense Utah State had at halftime, 218 to 207.

1: How many more yards of offense Oklahoma had at the end of the game, 422 to 421.

17 of 36: Completion and attempt totals for both OU quarterback Landry Jones and Utah State quarterback Diondre Borel.

8: True freshmen who played for the Sooners.

2: True freshmen who started. Kenny Stills and Tony Jefferson became the first Sooners to start a season opener since Tommie Harris in 2001.

218: Yards rushing by Sooner tailback DeMarco Murray, surpassing his previous career high by 90 yards.

85: Yards on OU punter Tress Way's first punt, third-best in Sooner history.

by Jenni Carlson
Jenni Carlson, a sports columnist at The Oklahoman since 1999, came by her love of sports honestly. She grew up in a sports-loving family in Kansas. Her dad coached baseball and did color commentary on the radio for the high school football...
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