For the first time ever, Oklahoma State’s football team has been picked as the preseason favorite to win the Big 12.
And why not? The Cowboys return 45 lettermen, including every offensive starter but one, as well as veterans at linebacker and secondary.
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COWBOYS UNDER GUNDY
A look at Oklahoma State’s football fortunes under Mike Gundy:
2012;8-5;5-4;W, Heart of Texas; —
2009;9-4;6-2;L, Cotton; —
2007;7-6;4-4;W, Insight; —
2006;7-6;3-5;W, Independence; —
2005;4-7;1-7;No bowl; —
Total;67-35;38-28;5-3 in bowls
* Final Associated Press ranking