Whether the Cougars join the Big 12 remains to be seen, but recruiter in the league are clear: they don't want Houston in the Big 12.
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Mike Gundy returns for his 12th season in Stillwater, and the the Cowboys should be a threat to win 10 games behind a potent offense.
Phil Steele, "Stanford Steve" Coughlin and Chris Fallica give their take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys. What is the best bet for their title odds, season win total and more?
It ain't cheap to attend games these days. So if you're going to plunk down hard-earned cash for tickets, who's the guy on each top 25 team who single-handedly makes it worth your while?
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.
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.
Oklahoma should again be the class of the conference, but there is plenty of talent across the Big 12.
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
Big 12 fans still have a lot of questions about expansion, so we try to sort out which candidates are most likely to land an invite.
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.
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.
A countdown of the top five playmakers from the secondary entering the season in the Big 12.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Oklahoma State true freshman Justice Hill has been creating a little buzz in Stillwater this preseason, and is now vying for carries in a five-way competition at running back that also includes Chris Carson, Rennie Childs, Jeff Carr and Stanford transfer Barry J. Sanders. Cornerback Ramon Richards says Hill is "explosive." Hill was a three-star signee out of Tulsa, Okla.
What are the best over/under value bets in college football? Sharon Katz gives six using ESPN's College Football Power Index.
Gundy wants McCleskey more involved
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy wants to find ways to get WR Jalen McCleskey the ball more often, even though it is a crowded position. James Washington will likely be the No. 1 target. Breakout players (Insider)
After coming off the bench last season, Charles Walker figures to be a difference-maker no matter where he is on the SoonersÃ
Owens will make progress this season
Don't expect DE Jarrell Owens to resemble recently departed All-American Emmanuel Ogbah at the start of the season. "He's not where Ogbah was, not yet, but we're hoping he can make progress," said Mike Gundy. Breakout players (Insider)
Don't forget that the Cowboys started 10-0 last year, and bring back 17 starters. Included on that list: standout QB Mason Rudolph.
Todd McShay ranks the top 10 quarterbacks on his draft board headed into the 2016 college football season, including Clemson's Deshaun Watson.
A loaded Oklahoma offense have the Sooners looking for another College Football Playoff berth as the Big 12's top team.
One prevailing thought is that the Big 12 adding Tulane and UCF would boost recruiting in New Orleans and Florida. Big 12 recruiters say think again.
You can always go home
There are 19 head coaches at the helm of the schools they attended, highlighted by stalwarts like Mike Gundy, in his 12th season at Oklahoma State, and new faces such as Kirby Smart in his first year at Georgia.
Oklahoma State vs Southeastern Louisiana Lions
Boone Pickens Stadium - Sat 9/3