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At yesterday’s weekly media luncheon, TCU head coach Gary Patterson talked about his team’s upcoming game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Not only did the winningest coach in TCU history applaud the Cowboys’ defense, he also gave extremely high praise to their offensive line.
“Just looking [at] it up to this point, [they're] probably the best offensive line we’ll play up to this point,” Patterson said.
A number of Oklahoma State fans quickly expressed their disagreement:
Cowboys fans have the right to be skeptical of the proclamation, especially considering TCU has already faced some difficult teams like No. 6 LSU, No. 18 Oklahoma, and undefeated No. 16 Texas Tech — several teams which feature very talented offensive lines.
That being said, Patterson may actually be onto something. According to the Big 12 Overall Statistics, Oklahoma State currently leads the Big 12 in sacks allowed with only four given up for a combined 17 yards. Just for comparison, TCU has allowed 1...
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