NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma wasn't in its usual position of contending for the Big 12 title and a spot in the College Football Playoff.
But the Sooners still won Bedlam.
Dillon Gabriel passed for two touchdowns and ran for another and Oklahoma knocked off No.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Spencer Sanders came off the bench to throw the go-ahead touchdown pass, and Oklahoma State rallied to defeat Iowa State 20-14 on Saturday.
Sanders, the regular starter, has been battling a shoulder injury.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy watched from the sideline as Spencer Sanders, his star quarterback, was tackled hard enough on his shoulder during a loss to Kansas State to end up in the injury tent.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Spencer Sanders fought through pain to deliver a key win for Oklahoma State.
The senior threw for 391 yards and hit Bryson Green with the game-winning touchdown pass with just over three minutes left, and the 11th-ranked Cowboys defeated No.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State had more than enough stamina to keep up with Texas Tech's up-tempo offense.
Spencer Sanders ran for two touchdowns and passed for another and No. 7 Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 41-31 on Saturday.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Even as Jaden Nixon stumbled forward and had to keep himself from falling down, Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy knew no one was catching the speedster.
Nixon’s 98-yard kickoff return to open the second half started a flurry of 39 combined points in the third quarter, and the ninth-ranked Cowboys beat No.
Oklahoma State wants to use Saturday’s game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff as a final tune-up before Big 12 play.
The eighth-ranked Cowboys are in strong position after opening the season with two wins, including a 34-17 victory over Arizona State last Saturday.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy said he saw some of the improvement he was looking for after what he considered a shaky opener.
Spencer Sanders passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and No.
Arizona State (1-0) at No. 11 Oklahoma State (1-0), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
Line: Oklahoma State by 11 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Oklahoma State quarterback Spencer Sanders picked up where he left off last season in the opener against Central Michigan.
Sanders passed for a career-high 406 yards and matched a career high with four touchdown passes in a 58-44 win over the Chippewas.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy deflected credit when he reached a career milestone.
Spencer Sanders passed for a career-high 406 yards and accounted for six touchdowns and No.
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy seeks his 150th career win Thursday night against Central Michigan.
Gundy has a 149-69 record and, with a victory, would become the seventh active coach and 65th in major college coaching history to reach the milestone.
Central Michigan (0-0) at No. 12 Oklahoma State (0-0), 7 p.m. ET Thursday (Fox Sports 1).
Line: Oklahoma State by 22½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Mike Gundy is the only Big 12 head coach still around from the last time the conference was going through so much change. That a little more than a decade ago, about the time Oklahoma State won its only championship in the league.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma will still get to play its Red River rivalry game against Texas when the two teams go to the Southeastern Conference together, but there may be no more Bedlam for the Sooners against Oklahoma State.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Dave Aranda and Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy sat just a few yards from the end zone where the Big 12 title was decided in their championship game seven months earlier, on a dazzling tackle at the pylon by the Bears.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State has boosted football coach Mike Gundy's salary to $7.5 million for the 2022 calendar year.
The school's Board of Regents approved a $1 million increase in annual compensation and a $1 million annual retention bonus over each of the next five years.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Oklahoma State was a step slow in the first half, appearing to be stuck in the desert sand while Notre Dame raced around the field.
A quick scoring drive just before halftime gave the No.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — No. 5 Notre Dame missed the College Football Playoff by one spot. No. 9 Oklahoma State's bid came up inches short.
The disappointment sets up a nice consolation: another marquee matchup in the Fiesta Bowl.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy said injured star running back Jaylin Warren will not play in the Big 12 championship game Saturday against No. 9 Baylor.
Warren did not get on the field in the first half as the fifth-ranked Cowboys fell behind 21-6.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — If Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy seems more calm, cool and relaxed in this high-stakes season, it is only because he withstood the heat in the summer of 2020.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Big 12 rushing leader Breece Hall was named the Big 12's offensive player of the year Thursday by league coaches, with the Iowa State junior becoming only the third player to earn the honor in back-to-back seasons.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy feels his team has been in playoff mode for several weeks.
With one more win and a little help, the fifth-ranked Cowboys could be one of the four teams in the actual College Football Playoff.
Jim Harbaugh has always been a good coach.
Now he's a good coach who has finally beaten Ohio State.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State finally broke through against its greatest nemesis.
Spencer Sanders threw for a touchdown and ran for another and No. 7 Oklahoma State beat No. 10 Oklahoma 37-33 on Saturday night to keep alive its College Football Playoff chances and stop the Sooners' streak of Big 12 titles at six.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Mike Gundy was an Oklahoma State quarterback who handed the ball off to Barry Sanders and Thurman Thomas. As the Big 12's longest-tenured coach, he has overseen many big-play and high-scoring offenses led by other All-Americans.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Ninth-ranked Oklahoma State is going to play for a championship because of its dominating defense.
Oklahoma State wrapped up its first trip to the Big 12 championship game with a 23-0 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday night, completely throttling an offense that hadn't been shut out since 1997.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Ninth-ranked Oklahoma State has been dominant on defense all season, won its last three games by an average margin of nearly 40 points with an offense starting to resemble the Cowboys of old and controls its own fate in getting to its first Big 12 championship game.
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy and Baylor coach Dave Aranda have changed the narrative about the Big 12 this season.
Most of the chatter at the beginning was about how Oklahoma and Texas eventually will leave for the Southeastern Conference.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — No. 11 Oklahoma State's solid defense has become even more dominant of late.
The Cowboys have held consecutive opponents out of the end zone after piling up eight sacks and beating West Virginia 24-3 on Saturday.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — One play here or there could have made a difference for No. 15 Oklahoma State in its 24-21 loss to Iowa State last week, the first defeat of the season. The Cowboys want to be sure they don’t overlook a pesky Kansas squad that nearly pulled off a monumental upset of No.
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy has agreed to a new contract that will keep him on a perpetual five-year deal at his alma mater.
The OSU/A&M Board of Regents has approved the recommendation from Oklahoma State president Dr.
No. 8 Oklahoma State has proved it can win close games, and recent history indicates the Cowboys will play another one Saturday when they visit Iowa State.
Each of the last six meetings has been decided by seven points or less, with the Cowboys winning all but one.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy is trying to wrap his mind around these low-scoring games in what once was the wide-open Big 12.
The transition has been easier for him because his Cowboys are winning.
Oklahoma State and Baylor quietly have compiled unbeaten records heading into their showdown on Saturday.
Baylor went 2-7 last year, but this year’s squad is much improved. The Bears (4-0, 2-0 Big 12) pulled off a 31-29 stunner over then-No.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Jaylen Warren rushed for 218 yards and two touchdowns, Oklahoma State pitched a second-half shutout and the Cowboys escaped with a 21-20 victory over Boise State on Saturday night.
Consider Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy among those who are enamored of what he’ll see up close for the first time this weekend.
Yes, the blue turf is still a bit of a novelty for those who have never experienced a game at Boise State.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State hosts Tulsa on Saturday in a matchup of teams that competed below expectations in their season openers last week.
Oklahoma State nearly squandered a game in which it was a 38-point favorite, needing some late defensive heroics to escape with a 23-16 victory over Missouri State.
Oklahoma State stopped Missouri State on fourth down twice during the last two minutes of the fourth quarter to hold on for a 23-16 victory on Saturday.
The Cowboys botched a kickoff return deep in their own territory after the Bears scored their first touchdown with 3:06 remaining.
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.
Oklahoma State has built its reputation under coach Mike Gundy with explosive offensive play.
The defense has caught up and that makes the Cowboys a threat to contend in the Big 12 this season.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy described himself Thursday as a more patient person, changed in part by a difficult summer last year.
There was the death of his mother, a soft-spoken and easygoing soul who had always told her son to just relax.
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy just wants to talk football.
That is quite a shift for a man who for years has been one of the nation’s most outspoken coaches.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — One day after Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard lashed out at coach Mike Gundy on social media for wearing a T-shirt promoting a far-right news channel, Gundy apologized...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard and coach Mike Gundy appear to have ironed out their differences for now...
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State’s offense has remained productive enough to win since losing its top receiver and starting quarterback to season-ending injuries...
OSU football recruiting: Oklahoma State set for big group of visitors this weekend, including 3 anticipated January enrollees
When the Collegiate Commissioners Association approved the creation of an early signing period for football on May 8, it disrupted the rhythm and timeline of the typical recruiting cycle for coaches and prospective players.
OSU got a taste of its own medicine
While examining all the factors to explain its 45-40 defeat to Kansas State, OSU coach Mike Gundy determined that the Wildcats used the familiar formula of opportunistic defense, special teams points and just enough big plays on offense to win.