Posted March 07, 2013 on
The running back position this spring at Oklahoma State is all about stepping up. With the early departure of Joseph Randle to the NFL, his sometimes tag team partner in Jeremy Smith must step up to take the primary role. Behind Smith, junior Desmond Roland becomes the second option and maybe the key receiving threat out of the backfield. Finally, this is a paramount spring for Caleb Muncrief.
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Foster Sawyer seems to like Oklahoma State pretty well. GoPokes.com was able to catch up with the quarterback from Fort Worth All Saints Episcopal School on Thursday evening for a run down on his trip to Stillwater earlier in the week.
Let's see, last March the Oklahoma State Cowboys opened spring football practice with Clint Chelf taking the first snap with the first offense on the first play of the first day of the spring. On Monday at around 3:30 p.m., Chelf will do it again. Oh, there are some differences between this March and last March.
A football junkie? That might be an appropriate description for Oklahoma State’s new offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich, who I've had the opportunity to talk a little football with a few times. It's easy to get a feel for the sharp football mind that over the past seven seasons as an offensive coordinator has been lighting up NCAA Division II defenses in Pennsylvania.
Standout quarterback prospect Foster Sawyer of Fort Worth (All Saints Episcopal), Texas is traveling with his parents to Stillwater and Oklahoma State on Wednesday to further check out the Oklahoma State campus and the football program. He will also be meeting with Cowboys head coach Mike Gundy and offensive coordinator and quarterback coach Mike Yurcich.
Join Chris Williams from Hilton Coliseum for our Iowa State - Oklahoma State game chat.