NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Sam Bradford shook off multiple
interceptions and completed 29 of 38 passes for 395 yards and five
touchdowns in a 52-to-26 victory today over upstart Cincinnati.
Freshman Ryan Broyles had a breakout game with 141 receiving
yards as the Sooners extended the nation's longest home winning
streak to 20 games, but it wasn't easy at first.
Broyles had a 27-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter
and extended a key second-half drive with a leaping 43-yard catch
to allow the Sooners (2-0) to start pulling away with 24
Cincinnati's Mardy Gilyard returned a kickoff 97 yards for a
touchdown to break one of the longest runback droughts in college
football. The last score by the Bearcats (1-1) on a kickoff return
came in 1995.
Gilyard finished with a school-record 365 all purpose yards,
including 119 yards receiving on seven first-half catches.
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