WACO, Texas (AP) — Ninth-ranked Oklahoma State came up only inches short of a Big 12 championship in its last meeting against Baylor.
“We use it to fuel us," Cowboys running back Dominic Richardson said this week.
Some things to watch in Week 5 of the Big 12 season, the first full weekend of conference games:
No. 9 Oklahoma State (3-0, 0-0 Big 12) at No. 16 Baylor (3-1, 1-0), 3:30 p.m. ET, Saturday (FOX)
Line: Baylor by 1½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Fiesta Bowl: No. 5 Notre Dame (11-1) against No. 9 Oklahoma State (11-2), Jan. 1, 1 p.m. Eastern (ESPN).
Line: Notre Dame by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Big 12 champion Baylor and No. 8 Mississippi, which finished second behind Alabama in the SEC West, will conclude their seasons against one another in the Sugar Bowl on New Year's Day.
The Latest from the College Football Playoff announcement and bowl selection day (all times Eastern):
No. 5 Notre Dame will face No. 9 Oklahoma State in the Fiesta Bowl in a matchup of two teams that just missed the College Football Playoff.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dezmon Jackson came up inches short on a desperate, fourth-down dive in the final seconds for Oklahoma State, knocking the fifth-ranked Cowboys out of contention for a spot in the four-team playoff.
STILLWATER, Okla, (AP) — With Heisman Trophy-winning running back Barry Sanders on hand, Oklahoma State showed it still can run the football at an elite level.
Jaylen Warren produced three of his team's eight rushing touchdowns to help the 10th-ranked Cowboys roll past TCU 63-17 on Saturday night.
Though Oklahoma State is just outside the preseason AP Top 25, coach Mike Gundy still feels good about his squad heading into the season opener against Missouri State on Saturday.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Mike Gundy is heading into his 17th year as Oklahoma State’s head coach, and he believes he has his best depth at running back.