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Desmond Roland says he's been invited to Cowboys' minicamp

Former Oklahoma State running back Desmond Roland has a chance to remain a Cowboy. Roland tweeted Sunday that he's received an invitation from the Dallas Cowboys to join their minicamp to compete for a spot on the roster. The 6-foot-2, 210-pound running back—who rushed for 770 yards and 10 touchdowns in his senior season at Oklahoma State—has a prime opportunity to play for Dallas...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Childs runs for 2 TDs in Oklahoma State spring game

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Rennie Childs ran for two touchdowns to help the White team beat the Orange 31-13 in Oklahoma State's spring game on Saturday. The Cowboys are looking to replace their top two rushers from last season. Desmond Roland was a senior last year and Tyreek Hill was kicked off the team, so the spring offered an opportunity for Childs to establish himself before highly...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

RB Carson a big addition for Oklahoma St.

Oklahoma State filled a major need by signing running back Chris Carson on Wednesday. Carson, ranked as one of the nation's top junior college backs, had previously committed to his homestate Georgia Bulldogs. He played for Butler (Kan.) Community College last season, where he ran for 994 yards and nine touchdowns. The Cowboys kicked standout Tyreek Hill off the team after he was...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Cactus Bowl: Oklahoma State bends, doesn't break vs. Washington

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Mason Rudolph threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns, Desmond Roland ran for 123 yards and Oklahoma State held off Washington 30-22 in the Cactus Bowl on Friday night. Oklahoma State (7-6) built off its comeback victory over rival Oklahoma to earn a bowl berth, dominating Washington on both sides of the ball to take a 17-point halftime lead. The Cowboys kept the Huskies...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma St. tops Washington 30-22 in Cactus Bowl

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Mason Rudolph threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns, Desmond Roland ran for 123 yards and Oklahoma State held off Washington 30-22 in the Cactus Bowl on Friday night. Oklahoma State (7-6) built off its comeback victory over rival Oklahoma to earn a bowl berth, dominating Washington on both sides of the ball to take a 17-point halftime lead. The Cowboys kept the...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

OSU shocks No. 20 Oklahoma in OT after furious comeback in Bedlam game

NORMAN, Okla. -- Tyreek Hill returned a punt 92 yards for a touchdown with 45 seconds remaining to force overtime and Ben Grogan kicked a 21-yard field goal in the extra period to give Oklahoma State a 38-35 victory over No. 20 Oklahoma on Saturday. On the first overtime possession, Oklahoma's Michael Hunnicutt missed a 44-yard field goal attempt. Oklahoma State took over and pounded...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma St beats No. 18 Oklahoma 38-35 in OT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Tyreek Hill returned a punt 91 yards for a touchdown with 45 seconds remaining to force overtime and Ben Grogan kicked a 21-yard field goal in the extra period to give Oklahoma State a 38-35 victory over No. 18 Oklahoma on Saturday. On the first overtime possession, Oklahoma's Michael Hunnicutt missed a 44-yard field goal attempt. Oklahoma State took over and...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jayhawks fall short of comeback in 27-20 loss to Oklahoma

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Tyreek Hill returned a kickoff 99 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown, and No. 16 Oklahoma State held on to beat upset-minded Kansas 27-20 on Saturday. Daxx Garman threw for 161 yards with a touchdown an interception, and Desmond Roland ran for 87 yards and another score as the Cowboys (5-1, 3-0 Big 12) were nearly caught looking ahead to next week's showdown with...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 16 Oklahoma State survives Kansas, 27-20

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Tyreek Hill returned a kickoff 99 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown, and No. 16 Oklahoma State held on to beat upset-minded Kansas 27-20 on Saturday. Daxx Garman threw for 161 yards with a touchdown an interception, and Desmond Roland ran for 87 yards and another score as the Cowboys (5-1, 3-0 Big 12) were nearly caught looking ahead to next week's showdown...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa State unable to overcome controversial calls

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State seems to have a knack of getting tangled up with close calls that generate frustration, controversy and, in the latest case, some sharp criticism by the athletic director. But the Cyclones have brought much of it upon themselves because they haven't been able to overcome whatever has gone against them. In three recent games that have involved disputed...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

After Iowa State AD's rant, Big 12 commish will likely come-a-calling

“Wanna get away?” Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard will probably be ready to play the leading man the next time Southwest Airlines is ready to film its next commercial.  Especially after Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby gets a look at the rant that Pollard went on Saturday after Iowa State lost to Oklahoma State 37-20 on FOX Sports 1. Pollard implied that the Big...
Via Fox Sports
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa State AD goes on 2 ½-minute tirade about call

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard went on a 2 1/2-minute tirade about a call that he believes turned the game in the Cyclones' 37-20 loss to No. 21 Oklahoma State on Saturday. With the score tied at 6-all late in the second quarter, the officials ruled Oklahoma State's Desmond Roland was stopped just short of the goal line as time expired in the...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Roland, No. 21 Oklahoma St. hand Iowa St. another blowout loss

STILLWATER, Okla. -- Desmond Roland ran for 95 yards and two touchdowns and Tyreek Hill returned a kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown Saturday to help No. 21 Oklahoma State defeat Iowa State 37-20. Brandon Sheperd caught a career-high eight passes for 91 yards and Jhajuan Seales added four catches for 75 yards and a score for the Cowboys (4-1, 2-0 Big 12). Hill had 148 yards in kickoff...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 21 Oklahoma St defeats Iowa St 37-20

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) -- Desmond Roland ran for 95 yards and two touchdowns and Tyreek Hill returned a kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown Saturday to help No. 21 Oklahoma State defeat Iowa State 37-20. Brandon Sheperd caught a career-high eight passes for 91 yards and Jhajuan Seales added four catches for 75 yards and a score for the Cowboys (4-1, 2-0 Big 12). Hill had 148 yards in...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa State puts on classic display of what not to do on kickoff return

Iowa State managed to bungle a kickoff return against Oklahoma State on Saturday. The Cyclones didn't fumble the ball. They didn't allow the Cowboys to recover an onside kick. They simply forgot to get their hands on the ball, allowing Oklahoma State to recover on the Iowa State 11. Check it out: Surely that didn't make Cyclones coach Paul Rhoads happy. The Cowboys capitalized on...
Via Fox Sports
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa St-Oklahoma St Preview Capsule

IOWA STATE (1-3, 0-2 Big 12) at No. 21 OKLAHOMA STATE (3-1, 1-0), noon EDT (Fox Sports 1) Line: Oklahoma State by 17. Series Record: Oklahoma State leads 27-18-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE Oklahoma State is climbing in the AP poll and establishing itself as a contender in the Big 12. The Cowboys can't afford to get derailed in the final game of a four-game homestand. Though Iowa State is coming...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Oklahoma State vs Texas Tech Scouting Preview

Aside from Baylor’s weak non-conference schedule, the Big 12 Conference has shown it’s not afraid to schedule top opponents in the early part of the season. From West Virginia fighting toe-to-toe with Alabama to Oklahoma State battling top-ranked Florida State late into the fourth quarter, these teams have been battle-tested for conference play. Texas Tech on the other hand didn’t...
Via Optimum Scouting
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Garman leads Oklahoma St past UTSA 43-13

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Daxx Garman completed 16 of 30 passes for 315 yards and two touchdowns to help lead Oklahoma State to a 43-13 victory over Texas-San Antonio Saturday night. Garman, making his first start since his junior year of high school in 2009, was a bit more inconsistent than he was last, when he threw for 242 yards and two touchdowns after relieving injured starter...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Serve as Strong Test for FSU Defense

Defending national champion Florida State will begin its title defense on Saturday night in Dallas against an Oklahoma State team that finished 10-3 a season ago and narrowly missed capturing a second Big XII crown in three years. The Seminoles are big favorites heading into the contest as Florida State looks to tie a school-record by winning its 17th consecutive game. Reigning Heisman...
Via Noled Out
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU’s Match-ups to Watch in August & September

The beginning of the 2014 college football season is upon us as Florida State looks to become repeat national championships and the first winner of college football’s 4-team playoff. While the schedule for Florida State is beefed up from a season ago, it begins with some key contests in the first month of the season. Here’s a look at Florida State’s match-up to watch for in...
Via Noled Out
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State hopes to reload

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) After losing more than half of its starters from last season, Oklahoma State still is considered dangerous. The Cowboys return just six starters on offense and four on defense from a team that went 10-3 and lost in the Cotton Bowl, yet the media has picked them to finish fifth in the Big 12. The Cowboys have won 59 games since the start of the 2008 season...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Healthy again, Roland ready to lead Oklahoma State

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) After missing the spring practice with a shoulder injury, Oklahoma State running back Desmond Roland is back on the field and ready to step up as an offensive leader. The senior began last season as a backup to the departed Jeremy Smith, but seized the starting job in the seventh game and finished the year strong. Now, one week into practices for his final...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 33 Oklahoma State Cowboys season preview

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy has proven to be one of the best coaches in college football after helping lead the Cowboys to a Fiesta Bowl victory and Big 12 Championship in 2011. Last year, OSU finished 10-3 with back to back losses to end the season. The Bedlam loss to rival Oklahoma cost them the Big 12 Championship followed by a stinging loss 41-31 to Missouri in the Cotton...
Via College Football Universe
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 13 OSU loses 41-31 to No. 9 Mizzou in Cotton

Oklahoma State cornerback Tyler Patmon was in the end zone with his jubilant teammates after returning an interception for an apparent go-ahead touchdown. A penalty flag, though, quickly doused the celebration for the No. 13 Cowboys in the fourth quarter of the Cotton Bowl. No. 9 Missouri kept the ball when Patmon was called for pass interference, and got a tiebreaking field goal...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Josey runs for 3 TDs as Mizzou downs Oklahoma St. in Cotton Bowl

Henry Josey ran for 92 yards and three touchdowns, the last a 16-yarder with 3:08 left, and No. 9 Missouri beat No. 13 Oklahoma State 41-31 in the Cotton Bowl on Friday night. The former Big 12 and Big Eight rivals traded points on six consecutive possessions in the fourth quarter, until Oklahoma State quarterback Clint Chelf was sacked and fumbled with a minute left. Defensive...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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