12:18 PM EDT, Wed October 01, 2014
Oklahoman 11 hours ago

Oklahoma State football: The tight end is alive and well in Stillwater

By John HelsleySTILLWATER — Only a mad scientist could work up the creative concoction needed to produce what Oklahoma State trots out at tight end. Equal part offensive lineman mixed with equal part wide receiver … voila! A 6-foot-5, 240-pound hybrid who can block and catch and run. The stuff of fantasy, right? Actually, that’s precisely the mix behind the evolution of Blake Jarwin. True story: Jarwin played offensive tackle as a high school senior at Tuttle, then walked on at OSU as a wide receiver, spending two years on the scout team while reforming his body under the guidance of...
Oklahoman 15 hours ago
Fox Sports 1's Tim Brando is excited about calling his first OSU football game in 28 years on Saturday

Fox Sports 1's Tim Brando is excited about calling his first OSU football game in 28 years on Saturday

By Mel BrachtTim Brando fondly remembers the last time he called an Oklahoma State football game. It was Dec.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman 17 hours ago

Oklahoma State football: Players and coaches react to 11 a.m. kickoff time against Iowa State

By Kyle Fredrickson, Staff WriterOklahoma State has had its fair share of schedule variation through its first four games. The Cowboys have played a night game at a neutral site, then at home on both a Thursday and Saturday evening.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman 19 hours ago

Ratings watch: Texas Tech-Oklahoma State telecast tops week with 15.2 rating on ESPN

The Cowboys — college- and NFL-style — topped the Oklahoma City sports TV ratings for the week.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 29, 2014

Oklahoma State football: Mike Gundy remains critical of offensive line play

By Kyle Fredrickson, Staff WriterSTILLWATER — Oklahoma State had just beaten Texas Tech on Thursday night and running back Desmond Roland sat in the postgame interview room to answer questions.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 29, 2014

Big 12 football notebook: Texas receiver John Harris offers bulletin board material for Baylor

BY RYAN SHARP, Assistant Sports Editor, rsharp@opubco.comFor a team that’s lost three out of its last four games vs. Baylor, Texas players sure aren’t afraid of providing the Bears with some quality bulletin board material. Playing the role of motivational speaker on Monday was Longhorns receiver John Harris. “They’re still Baylor,” Harris said.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 28, 2014

Up next for Oklahoma State football: A closer look at Iowa State

BY JOHN HELSLEYOSU VS. IOWA STATE When: 11 a.m. Saturday Where: Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater TV: Fox Sports 1 (Cox 67, HD 728; Dish 150; DirecTV 219; U-Verse 652, HD 1652) Radio: KXXY-FM 96.1 Scouting Iowa State Record: 1-3, 0-2 Big 12; coming off 49-28 home loss to Baylor. Best player: E.J. Bibbs was ISU’s lone player on the preseason All-Big 12 Team.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 28, 2014

Oklahoma State football: Cowboys respond to physical test of facing high-tempo offense

By Kyle Fredrickson, Staff WriterSTILLWATER — Texas Tech won the toss Thursday night and wanted the ball. Ten plays, 83 yards and less than four minutes later, the Red Raiders had a touchdown lead. Refocus time for an Oklahoma State defense that allowed seven pass completions on the drive, mostly underneath crossing routes with Cowboy linebackers trailing behind.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 28, 2014

Oklahoma State football notebook: Mike Gundy says necessity led to high number of freshmen playing against Texas Tech

By Kyle Fredrickson, Staff WriterOklahoma State is among the youngest teams in the nation, and it showed against Texas Tech on Thursday night. “At one time I counted five true freshmen,” coach Mike Gundy said.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 27, 2014

Oklahoma State football film study: A closer look at QB Daxx Garman's intermediate-pass game against Texas Tech

By Kyle Fredrickson, Staff WriterSTILLWATER — Texas Tech watched game film on Daxx Garman’s performance against UTSA and saw the same pattern Oklahoma State fans witnessed in the redshirt junior’s collegiate debut. More than 300 yards passing and two touchdowns.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 27, 2014

Oklahoma State football: Daxx Garman stretching defenses

By John HelsleyDaxx Garman has expanded OSU’s passing offense. And the Cowboys’ big-play threats. Through four games, 11 Cowboy receivers have at least once catch of 15 yards or longer.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 27, 2014
Collected Wisdom: Joey Witcher, Bristow High School athletic director, former OSU and Midwest City football player

Collected Wisdom: Joey Witcher, Bristow High School athletic director, former OSU and Midwest City football player

By Kyle Fredrickson, Staff WriterJoey Witcher played alongside Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy at Midwest City, and the two were roommates and teammates at OSU. As a Cowboy, Witcher played on special teams and in a reserve role at wide receiver.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 26, 2014

Oklahoma State football notebook: Mike Gundy not pleased with kick coverage unit, takes blame for botched kickoff against Texas Tech

By Kyle Fredrickson, Staff WriterFollowing Oklahoma State’s 45-35 win against Texas Tech on Thursday night, there were some frustrations from coach Mike Gundy over special teams play. The good news?Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 26, 2014

Oklahoma State football: Why the receiving corps gives OSU options and flexibility

BY JOHN HELSLEY, Staff WriterSTILLWATER — Oklahoma State’s receiver position and rotation remains fluid. In a good way. Someone, and regularly someone different, keeps showing up as a potential breakout receiver. Brandon Sheperd.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Sep 26, 2014
OSU football notebook: Cowboys, Red Raiders break out new helmets for Thursday night game

OSU football notebook: Cowboys, Red Raiders break out new helmets for Thursday night game

BY JOHN HELSLEY and MIKE BALDWIN, Staff WritersOklahoma State and Texas Tech both broke out new helmets for the Cowboys’ 45-35 win in the Thursday night spotlight. Tech wore white helmets that featured a stallion and a bull, with some of the design wrapping around the back. OSU’s helmets were a metallic orange, with chrome facemasks and an enlarged picture of Pistol Pete on the sides. “A lot of shine out there,” Gundy said. Cowboys Defense Didn’t Panic Texas Tech wanted the ball to start the game, electing to receive after winning the coin toss to start the game, eschewing normal...