Posted November 26, 2012 on
Alex Elkins won’t sugarcoat it. His senior year playing linebacker for Oklahoma State hasn’t played out exactly as he would have hoped entering the season. But in a way, that’s a good thing. It means expectations have never been higher for the Cowboys’ defense to succeed.
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Oklahoma still had hopes of winning a Big 12 title. So did Oklahoma State, for that matter, who could have shared the title if all the chips fell right. In a game that's worth watching again several times over, it was Oklahoma that prevailed in their Bedlam matchup with Oklahoma State, 51-48 in overtime, only a year after getting pummeled by 34 points in Stillwater. Oklahoma...
After each game, this feature will analyze several aspects of the Oklahoma State football team. Each category will either rise (+1), fall (-1) or stay even (0). Each change is based on the Cowboys performance last week. The count began after the Cowboys’ loss against Arizona -- that calibrated the chart (considering we didn’t learn much from the Savannah State blowout).
The Tulsa World's Jimmie Tramel opened Mike Gundy's teleconference with media members on Sunday by firing away with the open-ended question as to whether the video showed anything different than what the naked eye showed Saturday in Norman as Oklahoma State lost a hard fought 51-48 overtime game with rival Oklahoma.
"I know that Clint Chelf is our starter right now and will be our starter at Baylor," Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Todd Monken answered when asked Monday one of those questions that coaches really don't care much for when there is still football to be played in a season.
Oklahoma State fans that are unhappy with Oklahoma State defensive coordinator Bill Young. Mike Gundy was asked about the defense Monday night during his radio call-in show. He said the mix of three-, four-, five- and six-man pressures is designed to confuse veteran quarterbacks, but he feared going into the Bedlam game that the Cowboys might have trouble covering OU's talented receivers.
It is senior weekend in Waco as the Bears host the Oklahoma State Cowboys in their regular season finale. With a bowl bid wrapped up, the Bears are fighting for a better destination this holiday season.
It didn’t take long to predict the outcome. Six minutes into Oklahoma State and Portland State’s matchup in Gallagher-Iba Arena on Sunday, the Cowboys were up by double-digits. That same chemistry we saw in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off was on display in Stillwater, and OSU earned its fifth straight victory of the season, defeating the Vikings 81-58.