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Friday was the first day to report to practice for fall camp and things could not have seemed more different on the football practice fields in Stillwater. Oklahoma State returns with a quarterback fresh out of high school, an offense that could rely heavily on a talented run game and a defensive that could be the team’s strongest point. It’s a far cry from the Cowboys air attack of 2011.
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Despite starting a true freshman quarterback, Oklahoma State was ready to make waves with a developed junior running back, two receivers with plenty of game experience, and a senior-laden offensive line. But now, after a violation of team rules, one of those seniors, left tackle Michael Bowie, will no longer be a Cowboy. He will instead be playing left tackle next season at Northeastern...
Oklahoma State began the 2012 football season Friday morning with its first workout. All practices are closed but there are a few days when photographers are allowed to shoot the first 15 minutes of practice, and on those days we can provide observations. There's not much to report but on the first day with all the freshmen and newcomers we are able to provide some information.
Riding the productive pass-and-catch tandem of Brandon Weeden and Justin Blackmon, Oklahoma State put together the best season in school history and claimed its first Big 12 championship and BCS bowl victory.
Now, it's time for a youth movement.
Facing the daunting task of replacing a pair of first-round draft picks, the Cowboys plan to open their season with a freshman starting...
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) -- Riding the productive pass-and-catch tandem of Brandon Weeden and Justin Blackmon, Oklahoma State put together the best season in school history and claimed its first Big 12 championship and BCS bowl victory.
Now, it's time for a youth movement.
Facing the daunting task of replacing a pair of first-round draft picks, the Cowboys plan to open their...
The Oklahoma State Cowboys took their first step toward kicking off the 2012 season on Saturday with Fan Appreciation Day and Football Media Day. Check back here throughout the week for stories, Q&As and tidbits from the event.
2011 Record: 12-1 (8-1 in Big 12)
Head Coach: Mike Gundy (59-30 All-Time, 33-24 in Big 12)
Four Year Win Trend: 10.25 wins and 2.75 losses overall; 6.25 wins and 2 losses in conference
Last Bowl Game: 2011 season Fiesta Bowl: beat Stanford 41-38
2012 Schedule Link
Must Win: 9/1 vs Savannah St, 9/15 vs Louisiana, 10/13 at Kansas, 11/17 vs...
STILLWATER - For the second day in a row and as part of the NCAA-mandated acclimatization policy the Oklahoma State Cowboys practiced Saturday morning in helmets, shorts and jerseys. It's just hard to get a lot of evaluation done in limited mode because football is a contact sport played with pads on for protection.
STILLWATER - It's just not the same as it used to be when Oklahoma State's players returned to Stillwater from being gone for the summer. The fact is that the majority have only been off campus less than a week after leaving for home after summer school. Thursday was more about checking to make sure equipment, insurance forms, etc., is in place for the start of practice Friday morning.
STILLWATER - The Oklahoma State Cowboys had a full day Saturday, beginning with practice beginning at 7:30, continuing with Fan Appreciation Day and finally meeting with reporters from across the state during Media Day. Photographer KT King captured these images of the Cowboys throughout the day.
DALLAS — Sooners Illustrated listened in on Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy's Big 12 Media Days Press Conference, and the second part is all right here.
NCAA rules only allow Division I football programs to open camp with 105 players, which kind of designates the players that are going to be expected to contribute during the season. Oklahoma State has 107 players. Receiver David Glidden, who just had a pin removed from his ankle, and Andrae May, who is still rehabbing following ACL reconstruction surgery late in the spring, are also in Stillwater.
DALLAS — Sooners Illustrated listened in on Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy's Big 12 Media Days Press Conference, and the first part is all right here.