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Oklahoma State-Kansas State a good bet?

FPI tells us that Nov. 5 might feature one of the best bets of the year when Oklahoma State and Kansas State meet. FPI's a little low on K-State, but OSU's increased efficiency and returning starters has the number loving the orange and black. Best college football games of the year bets (Insider)

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Summer surprises: Breakout players on top 25 teams

Summer practices have been very good for players like Tennessee's Micah Abernathy, who is working his way into the starting lineup. Who are the other pleasant surprises on the top-25 teams?

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Exciting matchups projected for Pokes

Mark Schlabach and Brett McMurphy project Oklahoma State to play one of the L.A.-based Pac-12 schools in the Valero Alamo Bowl in San Antonio. Bowl projections

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1dJake Trotter

Bold Big 12 predictions for the 2016 season

Our writers see big things ahead for Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes and for TCU, including a win over Oklahoma and the Big 12 title?

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How many awards will Sooners snag?

Our Mark Schlabach thinks Oklahoma is the team to beat in the Big 12, but he doesn't think its QB will be the league's best offensive player. He also makes his picks for the rest of the conference award winners.

  • Offensive player of the year: Patrick Mahomes, QB, Texas Tech
  • Defensive player of the year: Malik Jefferson, LB, Texas
  • Coach of the year: Bob Stoops, Oklahoma
  • Freshman of the year: Shane Buechele, QB, Texas
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Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy sees no issue with the prospect of playing as many as five running backs in the opener Saturday, including returning nine-game starter Chris Carson, transfer Barry J. Sanders and true freshman Justice Hill. "If somebody gets hot, they'll stay in," Gundy said. "We're just not sure who that could be at this time."

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5dJake Trotter

Big 12 mailbag: Talking actual football

As the season openers loom, the talk in the Big 12 mailbag turns serious, including how good two QBs named Hill -- and a RB named Hill -- will be.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy has launched his own app "Coach Gundy." He believes he's the first college football coach in the country to launch his own app.

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8dSharon Katz and Mark Schlabach

Man vs. metric: Two views on each top 25 team's toughest game

What matters more: What you see on the field or what you see in the analytics? Mark Schlabach and Sharon Katz discuss each top 25 team's toughest game of the year through those two lenses.

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8dTodd McShay

McShay's top DB prospects for 2017

Todd McShay ranks the top 10 cornerbacks and safeties on his draft board heading into the 2016 college football season, including Oklahoma's Jordan Thomas.

Cowboys earn preseason respect

Oklahoma State is No. 21 in the preseason AP Poll. It's the first time the Cowboys have been ranked in the preseason since 2013. Last year, the Pokes went from unranked to No. 6 after ten straight wins. AP Top 25

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

WR Tyron Johnson left LSU in search of a passing game that would fit his talents. He definitely found one in electing to transfer to Oklahoma State. ESPN's No. 30 overall recruit in the 2015 class has a chance to be a star for the Cowboys when he's eligible next season.

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12dJake Trotter

Ex-LSU WR Johnson transfers to Oklahoma St.

Former LSU wide receiver and 2015 ESPN 300 prospect Tyron Johnson has announced that he will transfer to Oklahoma State, sitting out this upcoming season and becoming eligible in 2017.

Team Stats

Passing Yards357.37th
Rushing Yards132.2110th
Points For41.29th
Points Against29.086th

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