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2017 Oklahoma Sooners Football Countdown To Kickoff | 65 Days!

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As he continues to glide, plow, scamper and dive into the end zone in the NFL, we’ll always remember DeMarco Murray’s record-setting 65 touchdowns at OU.

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With just 65 days remaining until kickoff 2017, today we profile the Oklahoma Sooners’ all-time record holder in career touchdowns, the prolific and professional DeMarco Murray.

The Sooners’ all-time leader in all-purpose yards (6,718) and touchdowns (65), the electrifying Murray likely would’ve added a national title to his already stellar resume had it not been for the injury suffered in the 2008 Big 12 Championship. He finished his career ranked sixth all-time in rushing and is considered by many to be among the, if not the, most complete all-purpose backs to ever play at Oklahoma.

The dynamic rusher from powerhouse Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas needs no summarization of his accomplishments during his tenure at OU. Out of all the touchdowns Murray scored in the Crimson & Cream, a few truly stand out.

Who can forget the incredible hurdle Murray hit the Texas Longhorns with on his way to a game-changing touchdown as a freshman in 2007? It has to be one of the most memorable plays in Sooner history, and it’s one that truly never gets old.

Murray’s spectacular score against Texas gave OU the much-needed grudge-match win against a Texas team that had defeated the Sooners the two seasons prior. The entire Texas defense could only watch in awe as the incredible DeMarco Murray took his breathtaking jaunt to the house, in style.

Another of DeMarco’s most memorable touchdowns came in his last Red River Rivalry game in 2010 when he showcased his eye-catching athleticism in one of the most graceful football moments ever captured.

DeMarco Murray scored his record-setting 65 touchdowns in a variety of ways, as the highly productive all-purpose back was one of Bob Stoops’ most versatile and explosive weapons through his entire time in Norman. Murray developed and excelled as one of the most complete backs the modern college game has ever seen, and one who had plenty of talent to burn in the return game, as well.

And of course, the record setter from No. 7 (apologies for the quality).

To a celebration of excellence — here’s to you, DeMarco Murray...65 touchdowns that will never be forgotten. Boomer!