Posted October 10, 2012 on
Oklahoma State defensive coordinator Bill Young says there has been a major emphasis on creating turnovers during practice the past two weeks. The Cowboys have only forced four turnovers through the first four games of the season, and Young says his defense must be better, beginning with Saturday's game at Kansas. Robert Allen offers his insight as the Cowboys prepare for their trip to Lawrence.
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When you mention Oklahoma State in recent years under Mike Gundy, you’re likely to remember epic video game battles with your friends. The Cowboys put up “big, big numbers” in the words of Kansas coach Charlie Weis.
Oklahoma State will be looking to add another running back in the 2013 recruiting class. The Cowboys already have a pledge from Atlanta, Texas running back Corion Webster, who has 385 rushing yards on 61 carries so far this fall. Another possibility is standout Dreamius Smith of Butler County (Kan.) Community College.
In this GoPokes.com exclusive, former Oklahoma State defensive end Richetti Jones shares his thoughts on why defensive coordinator Bill Young rushes three players and drops eight into coverage on key third-and-long situations.
The latest news concerning Oklahoma State football is about the 2013 season opener. The Cowboys will be at Reliant Stadium in Houston to participate in another Big 12-SEC opening week showdown as Oklahoma State will take on Mississippi State. The long rumored event is now officially set up and it will be televised somewhere in the ESPN managinery of networks.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys have gotten the short end of the stick. With both of their bye weeks coming so early and so close in the season, the Cowboys have not been able to get into a real in-season rhythm and play football consistently. This can affect the Cowboys in a positive or a negative way depending on how you look at it.