Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/5/14
It is hard to predict when a shoout-out will take place. There are times that two high powered offenses meet, only to end up in a 9-6 field goal kicking contest.I know I did not see this coming. However, this is one time in which part of me is glad to be wrong, because this game was an example of why writing about football is a fun job.Final Score: Oklahoma State 55  West Virginia 34These teams had not played one another since the Reagan Administration. The 1987 Sun Bowl was a shoot-out, with the Cowboys winning 35-33. That game is connected to this one through current Cowboys head coach Mike Gundy. He quarterbacked the 1987 team, and today found himself coaching against the same team he defeated twenty-five years ago.On the opposite sideline is Dana Holgorsen, head coach of the West Virginia Mountaineers. He is connected to Oklahoma State after installing the Cowboys record setting offense back in 2010. The team was so impressed by his system, that it is still the offense the Cowbo...
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