Oklahoma State was picked to win the Big 12 in the media’s preseason football poll, and the Cowboys will arrive in Austin this week in control of their destiny. They’ve just taken a bit of an unusual path to get here.
Stunned in their conference opener at West Virginia and lacking their usual high-powered passing attack, the Cowboys turned to defense and a running game to get them back on track.
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BIG 12 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Offense: Shock Linwood, Baylor RB
Defense: Ryan Mueller, Kansas State DE
Special teams: Anthony Fera, Texas K/P; Justin Gilbert, Oklahoma State KR