The Washington Huskies had no answer for 300-pound Oklahoma State defensive tackle James Castleman in the Ticketcity Cactus Bowl…on the offensive side of the ball. The Cowboys 3-year senior starter had not played a lick of offense during his time in Stillwater therefore head coach Mike Gundy elected to give the big man a taste
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It’s the play from the Cactus Bowl no one can stop talking about: 300-pound defensive tackle James Castleman very nearly scored a long-distance FAT GUY TOUCHDOWN for Oklahoma State against Washington. Credit OSU coach Mike Gundy for being both fun and creative on a critical third-and-two play late in the game with the Cowboys clinging to a one-possession lead.
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Oklahoma State defensive lineman James Castleman was the feel-good story in the Cowboys’ win over the Washington Huskies in the Cactus Bowl late Friday night. Oklahoma State gained a measure of field position late in the contest on a third-and-two conversion by Castleman, who rumbled past Washington defenders for a 48-yard gain.
He took some paint off a Washington player’s helmet...
Tempe, Ariz. -- James Castleman scored early, then rumbled for a large gain late to seal Oklahoma State's 30-22 Cactus Bowl victory against Washington on Friday.
Two plays were enough to make it one of the most memorable nights of football for the Cowboys' senior.
"Being that I got to play a little offense," said the defensive tackle, "I got to put it in the top 5."
Oklahoma State defensive lineman James Castleman for at least the next day will be the most famous fat guy in the nation. Why? Well--there was the one-yard touchdown run he made after lining up at quarterback, but his best play came late in the fourth quarter. He was brought in on third and two, was sent in motion, caught the ball about three yards down field--and here comes the...
Oklahoma State DT James Castleman has never taken a snap on offense before the Cactus Bowl on Friday night. But since he’s a senior, Mike Gundy decided to have a little fun and has Castleman take the snap in the Wildcat. Castleman is 6’2″ 300 lbs and found his way to the end zone quite […]
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Technically you could say that senior defensive lineman James Castleman lined up and ran a quarterback sneak for Oklahoma State--but he's a 300-pounder. The last time he did any kind of sneaking was many, many pounds ago. So we'll call this a one-yard plunge for Castleman instead.Oh--and this is most definitely the Fat Guy Play of the Day!@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
While it took a miraculous punt return for Oklahoma State to even qualify for a bowl game, they still look to cap the season on a high note after a mostly disappointing season. Coach Mike Gundy has stated that the starting QB will be named at Game time; regardless Oklahoma State’s quarterback situation will be tested by a defense with several potential future NFL stars.