COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Brandon Weeden ran off the field after singing his school's alma mater, a trap game brushed aside in what he hopes will be a championship year.
The senior Oklahoma State quarterback approached Cowboys fans screaming for his attention in a corner of Memorial Stadium. Some analysts pointed to the Cowboys' trip to Missouri on Saturday as a potential loss that would derail their undefeated season. But Weeden made sure his team's perfect mark remained unchanged.
He disappeared into a tunnel and held his helmet at his side. Weeden's numbers in Oklahoma State's 45-24 victory showcased his command he finished 33-of-49 passing for 338 yards with three touchdowns and one interception. The Tigers closed their deficit to seven points by halftime after trailing 21-3 early in the second quarter. Yet Weeden's pocket composure kept the Cowboys in control.
"I think, as a quarterback, there is nothing that can satisfy you like a win, whether it's throwing a lot, running the ba...