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Published: October 10, 2007
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Robinson back at full speed
Oklahoma State quarterback Zac Robinson was full speed in practice Tuesday, Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy said.

"He was normal,” Gundy said. "He did everything as normal. You'd have never known (about the injury) if you didn't know.”

Robinson was diagnosed with a "slight concussion” after taking a hit in Saturday's loss at Texas A&M and sitting out the last two offensive series. Gundy said he is expected to start on Saturday.

•In the Hunt: OSU true freshman running back Kendall Hunter is the Big 12's third-leading rusher, averaging 88.2 yards. Hunter's success has been a surprise to OSU coaches because it has come so quickly, but Gundy, offensive coordinator Larry Fedora and running backs coach Curtis Luper all said Monday that they felt like they were getting a steal when Hunter chose OSU. Texas Christian was the only other school recruiting the short back (Hunter is listed at 5-foot-8).

"We saw him play in person and he could stop on a dime and make you miss, so we thought he was going to be pretty special,” Fedora said. "I'm sure a lot of people didn't mess with Kendall just because of his size, his height. But that's never really been a factor for me for a running back.”

•Eyes playing tricks: In the off-season, OSU coaches have all the running backs throw some passes to check out their trick-play potential. Armed with the knowledge that Dantrell Savage can throw the ball, Fedora installed a pass play for his starting running back.

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OSU's Kendall Hunter, center, is the Big 12's third leading rusher this season as a freshman. by MATT STRASEN, THE OKLAHOMAN

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