Postseason Wrapup: Day V

OU running back DeMarco Murray

NORMAN, Okla. -- The next part of the series is in, as Sooners Illustrated now ranks the three best individual performances of the season.

3. Landry Jones posts passing record outburst in Fiesta Bowl--The Sooner quarterback put an exclamation mark on a 12-2 season by resetting the program record for passing yards in a bowl game. Jones shattered his 418-yard performance in the Sun Bowl a season ago by completing 34-of-49 passes for 429 yards and three touchdowns. It's certainly an impressive record performance because it was set on such a big stage in the BCS. He did throw an interception as well, although it wasn't all his fault.

2. Slot receiver Ryan Broyles breaks receiving yardage record in a game--Believe it or not, Broyles didn't even have the most receptions in this contest in which he set the all-time record for most receiving yards in a game, at 208. Running back DeMarco Murray actually had 10 catches, but Broyles gained an average of 23.1 yards per catch on his nine receptions in this 43-10 blowout victory against the Buffaloes. Three of those went for touchdowns, including an 81-yard score. With his electric outing, Broyles broke the previous record of 206 set by former OU receiver Mark Clayton.

1. Running back DeMarco Murray becomes OU's all-time rushing touchdown leader--In terms of yardage production, it was the least of the three, but it terms of magnitude, it was the greatest. Murray came into the contest against Iowa State two touchdowns shy of former running back Steve Owens' record of 57 career touchdowns. He emerged out of it as the new career leader after racking up three touchdowns, part of a complete performance that featured 112 rushing yards on 20 carries and 28 receiving yards on a pair of catches. It's a performance that will go down in Sooner history forever.

Stay tuned for tomorrow's version of the series.

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