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Oklahoma State's Alex Elkins (37) pressures Texas' David Ash (14) during second half of a college football game between the Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) and the University of Texas Longhorns (UT) at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman  ORG XMIT: KOD