Conference play has returned to the Forty Acres, and the 3–0 Oklahoma State Cowboys are ready. When you think Big 12 football, it’s easy to let the Cowboys fade into the background of the Red River Rivalry and other great matchups.
When the Cowboys arrive in Austin this weekend for Texas’ first game of conference play, the Longhorns will be tasked with limiting a stud at wide receiver and overcoming a solid cornerback duo. Here are four Oklahoma State players to watch for Saturday:
Our Heisman contenders didn’t exactly face challenging defenses in Week Three.
Last weekend. Alabama, Oklahoma, LSU and Texas had an unimpressive slate of matchups, the most competitive being Alabama’s 47-23 victory over South Carolina to kick off SEC play.
But with three of our four Heisman contenders kicking off conference play this weekend, the front-runners say goodbye to FCS and Group of Five tuneup games and welcome the gauntlet of conference competition.
After two solid performances and Group of 5 opponents and a less-than-stellar performance against the Tigers, Saturday is not only another game for the Longhorns, but another chance for the young secondary to raise their confidence.