OSU finds a pass rush
Oklahoma State recorded a season-high five sacks against Baylor. Getting pressure on quarterbacks has been one of the Cowboys' biggest shortcomings all season.
Defensive coordinator Tim Beckman said too much blame is placed on the secondary that has been scorched numerous times this season. "Pass defense is not just four guys or the back seven,” Beckman said. "It's all of us. Just like rush defense is. We have to create pressure. Tonight we had the front four do it.”
Ground game rolling
The Cowboys rushed for 343 yards. They're ranked among the top five rushing teams in the country. Dantrell Savage rushed for more than 100 yards for the eighth consecutive game. Zac Robinson rushed for more than 100 yards for the third time this season.
Because offensive coordinator Larry Fedora's spread offense sometimes uses four and five wide receiver sets, there's a misconception it's an offense that passes first and runs second.