Posted September 11, 2013 on AP on Fox
As good as he was in last Saturday's game against Texas-San Antonio, it's easy to forget Oklahoma State quarterback J.W. Walsh wasn't even the starter two weeks ago. Walsh, who completed 24 of 27 passes for 326 yards and four touchdowns while leading the No. 12 Cowboys to a 56-35 victory against UTSA on the road, was selected the Big 12 offensive player of the week for his performance. Before that, Walsh had to earn the starter's role by outplaying senior Clint Chelf in the season opener on Aug. 31. Following a protracted pre-season battle, coach Mike Gundy indicated both would play, and Walsh came off the bench and rushed for 125 yards and a touchdown, threw for 135 more, and sparked a 21-3 win over Mississippi State in Houston. There's no question now that Walsh is the main man and will start Saturday at home against Lamar. Typical for the humble Walsh, he deflected any personal praise to the rest of OSU's fast-paced offense. ''I think that's a team thing,'' said Walsh of the...
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