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Oklahoma Making Good On Promise It Made To Ryan Broyles As A Recruit In ’07, Renovating Memorial Stadium

College coaches often lie to the players they’re recruiting.  “You’re going to start for us, definitely,” they say.  “We’ll turn you into a first round draft pick,” others claim.  “We’re enclosing the south end of Memorial Stadium,” Oklahoma coaches told Ryan Broyles in 2007.  While the third statement might not have been true at the time, the Sooners are...
Via College Spun
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions WR Ryan Broyles on his way to full strength, 'not scared' of competition in slot

The Detroit Lions missed the playoffs in 2013, which meant players were free to head to the nearest beach and start sipping umbrella drinks once the regular season ended. But not Ryan Broyles. The receiver had suffered a third consecutive season-ending injury -- this time a ruptured Achilles tendon -- and was committed not only to returning to health in 2014, but staying that way...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Sooner Ryan Broyles Cleared for Offseason Workouts

Former Sooner Ryan Broyles ruptured his Achilles tendon while fielding a punt in an Oct. 27 win against the Dallas Cowboys, ending his season.Five months later, he was cleared by doctors to rejoin the Detroit Lions for the start of voluntary conditioning this week. And that's huge news for him.The receiver has missed 16 games through his first two seasons in the league, and the...
Via Oklahoma Sooners Blog
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Titus Young Sent Home Again, Lions Lose Ryan Broyles For The Rest Of The Season

Titus Young Lions head coach Jim Schwartz told reporters that WR Titus Young was sent home again, per Anwar Richardson. Richardson added that Young is “not part of the team.“ “I certainly believe in second chances,” said Schwartz, per Dave Birkett. “But you need to make the most of the opportunities you have. In this case, that didn’t happen.“ It’s actually worth...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

It's hard to be Kenny Stills in Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. - It's hard to be Kenny Stills. It is. And I understand. A displaced California kid in football-mad Oklahoma. Sleeves of tattoos and a hair style that looks like My Little Pony with a Club MTV twist. Doesn't exactly look like the rest of his classmates or teammates. A 2011 DUI which resulted in a one-game suspension. Extreme verbosity of the 140 characters...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

It's hard to be Kenny Stills in Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. - It's hard to be Kenny Stills. It is. And I understand. A displaced California kid in football-mad Oklahoma. Sleeves of tattoos and a hair style that looks like My Little Pony with a Club MTV twist. Doesn't exactly look like the rest of his classmates or teammates. A 2011 DUI which resulted in a one-game suspension. Extreme verbosity of the 140 characters...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma's Stills steps over negative pressure

NORMAN, Okla. It's hard to be Kenny Stills. It is. And I understand. A displaced California kid in football-mad Oklahoma. Sleeves of tattoos and a hair style that looks like "My Little Pony" with a "Club MTV" twist. Doesn't exactly look like the rest of his classmates or teammates. A 2011 DUI which resulted in a one-game suspension. Extreme verbosity...
Via Fox Sports Houston
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions WR Broyles thankful to wake up healthy

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Detroit Lions rookie receiver Ryan Broyles was fired up about being healthy enough to practice for the first time in nearly nine months. When his head hit the pillow Sunday night, he thought about his health. "I was hoping I'd wake up with my body feeling good," Broyles said. It did. Broyles was quick and strong enough to break in front...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions WR Broyles thankful to wake up healthy

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer Detroit Lions rookie receiver Ryan Broyles says he went to sleep after his first practice in nearly nine months hoping his body would feel OK in the morning. It did. Broyles broke in front of cornerback Justin Miller during a one-on-one drill and caught a short touchdown pass from quarterback Shaun...
Via AP on Fox
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Sooners ready to get back in national title hunt

DALLAS Oklahoma has been favored to win the Big 12 before. That's not a new thing. The Sooners are also expected to compete for a national title this year. They haven't played in the national championship game since the 2008 season and haven't won the whole thing since the 2000 season. By Oklahoma standards, that's been far too long. "Those goals are still...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Big 12 Preview Week: Searching for new superstar receivers

Who's the next Justin Blackmon? The Big 12 produced a bumper crop of wide receivers in wide receivers in 2011. There was two-time Biletnikoff Award winner Justin Blackmon of Oklahoma St., the first wideout off the board in April's NFL draft. Oklahoma's Ryan Broyles broke the the NCAA record for career receptions despite playing in only nine games during his senior season...
Via Crystal Ball Run
July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions 2012 Draft Grades: Sticking With the Plan

The Lions were once again big movers in the draft, trading back and forth positioning themselves to get the players they wanted. Now, before the dust has a chance to settle and actual skill or talented assessment clouds the issue, let's give out some draft grades.  1)   1st round, 23 overall - Riley Reiff - OT Iowa : One of the best offensive lineman in the draft, expected...
Via Football Nation
April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions fill need at CB with 85th pick

ALLEN PARK, Mich. One round after leaving their fans shaking their heads, the Detroit Lions came back to select a much-needed cornerback, Louisiana-Lafayettes Dwight Bill Bentley, in the third round of the NFL Draft Friday night. It helped satisfied the masses who might have been questioning the choice of Oklahoma receiver Ryan Broyles with their second-round pick, 54th overall...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions take WR Broyles with 54th pick

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- A lot of Detroit Lions fans are going to be shaking their heads over this one. The Lions selected Oklahoma receiver Ryan Broyles with their second-round pick, 54th overall, Friday night in the NFL Draft. Broyles, coming off surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee late last season, was projected as a fourth-round selection by some...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions take WR Broyles with 54th pick

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- A lot of Detroit Lions fans are going to be shaking their heads over this one. The Lions selected Oklahoma receiver Ryan Broyles with their second-round pick, 54th overall, Friday night in the NFL Draft. Broyles, coming off surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee late last season, was projected as a fourth-round selection by some...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Broyles Headed to Detroit

With the 54th overall pick, the Detroit Lions have bolstered their receiving corps that already includes Megatron, selecting former Sooner slot receiver Ryan Broyles in the second round.
Via oklahoma.scout.com
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Broyles Scouting Report

Wide receiverOklahoma5-10 192Draft board overall prospect rank: #42Draft board overall wide receiver rank: #5Overall rating: 78 (2nd round)40 time: 4.57Positives• The NCAA’s all time leading receiver (349 catches for 4586 yards and 45 touchdowns)• Incredibly adept at getting open• Deadly after the catch, with the ball in his hands• Works...
Via The Football Fan Spot
April 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Broyles Pro Day: Highlight Confidential

NORMAN, Okla. — Sooners Illustrated takes you inside former OU wide receiver Ryan Broyles' Pro Day workout.
Via oklahoma.scout.com
April 12, 2012  |  Discuss

All-American WR Broyles holds pro day after injury

Less than five months after having surgery on a torn knee ligament, All-American receiver Ryan Broyles made his case for the NFL draft Thursday by running the 40-yard dash and a handful of routes for pro scouts. Broyles was clocked in 4.57 seconds and 4.59 seconds on a pair of 40-yard runs and caught six passes from former Oklahoma quarterback Joey Halzle. Broyles has caught the...
Via AP on Fox
April 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Broyles Hosts Pro Day

NORMAN, Okla. — Former Sooner star slot receiver and all-time NCAA receptions leader Ryan Broyles worked out Thursday morning in front of scouts from 12 different NFL franchises at Oklahoma’s Everest Training Center and showcased the progress he’s made in his recovery.
Via oklahoma.scout.com
April 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Broyles scouting report

Ryan Broyles WR Oklahoma #85 Ht: 5’10″Wt: 192   Strengths: Good hands; catches away from his body and quickly secures the ball and turns upfield. Explosive runner with the ball in his hands. Shows good vision and has the agility to make guys miss in the open field. Does a nice job adjusting to the ball in the air. A good all-around athlete; great body control when going...
Via DraftAce
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

WR Broyles hopes for May return

Oklahoma WR Ryan Broyles was one of the most prolific receivers in Big 12 Conference history, but an ACL injury this past November put him behind in this pre-draft process. “Surgery went well. Rehab is going well,” said Broyles Friday in Indianapolis. ”I’m running a little bit and moving around. I’m on pace to be cleared in May. I’m hoping to have a pro day in early...
Via Inside the Bills
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Oklahoma Sooner Football Predictions

The Sooners’ 2011 Season in Review Oklahoma started the 2011-2012 season with a 6-0 record, coming out ahead of the likes of Tulsa, #5 Florida State, Missouri (who defeated Oklahoma in 2010), Ball State, #11 Texas, and Kansas by a margin of at least ten points. At game seven, however, Oklahoma suffered a devastating upset at home when they lost to Texas Tech 41-17. The Sooners...
Via Football Nation
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners: 2011 Exit Survey

We had high expectations for Oklahoma this season as we tabbed them #1 in our Pre-Spring Top Ten and picked them #2 when push came to shove and we put out our Pre-Season rankings. Unfortunately, the Sooners were hit with tragedy and injuries before the season even kicked off. The Sooners jumped out to a 6-0 record with quality wins over FSU and Texas but everything went sideways...
Via College Football Zealots
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

SOTT: Draft Profile Ryan Broyles

The next few weeks here on State of the Texans we will be doing some draft profiles of some particular players who could possibly fit into the Texans plans. We are not going to try to piece together scouting reports, but we enlist help of bloggers who actually cover the respective player and their school. Ryan Broyles is our next topic in our draft profile series, and we enlist...
Via State of the Texans
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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