Oklahoma's Landry Jones Quietly Having Great Season
The Sooners star is having an under-the-radar type season
By: Athlon Sports | 12/2/11, 10:03 AM EST
Landry Jones, Oklahoma
Landry Jones is one of the Top 5 finalists for the 2011 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, a distinction awarded to the nation's top senior quarterback and one that rewards character, citizenship, integrity and those who honor the game. Please click here for a full list of the 2011 Golden Arm Award nominees.
Even though the Sooners lost two potent weapons on offense during the season in wideout Ryan Broyles and running back Dominique Whaley, the Oklahoma offense led by Jones is still averaging 43 points a game.
Jones turned in a huge performance in the annual Red River Rivalry with Texas, throwing for 367 yards and three touchdowns in the Sooners’ win. Jones established a new school record with 505 yards passing against Kansas State this season.
Jones has already topped 4,000 yards with 4,052 yards passing this season with 28 touchdowns. He has three five-TD games passing in 2011.
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