Oklahoma State football: Blake Jackson now strictly an inside receiver

When Blake Jackson arrived at OSU, coach Mike Gundy's hope was to use him as both an inside receiver and a tight end, but coaches determined that hindered his development as a pass-catcher.
by Gina Mizell Published: August 19, 2012

The wide receiver with reliable hands and speed took reps there during Saturday's scrimmage, as OSU continues to search for a replacement for Josh Cooper.

“I'm kind of getting the hang of it,” said Moore, who estimated he returned two punts in high school. “I've got a lot to practice on, got a lot of reps to take, but hopefully I can get it together. I'm excited about it.”

David Glidden, who has been held out of practice recently after getting a pin taken out of his ankle last month, is listed atop the preseason depth chart at punt returner. Dynamic kick returner Justin Gilbert is also an option. So is Josh Stewart, but he muffed several punt return chances during the spring finale.

OSU ranked 115th in the nation in punt returns last season, averaging 3.43 yards per return.

COWBOYS GO TO THE MOVIES

Rather than holding their final scheduled two-a-day practice, the Cowboys spent Friday night seeing the movie “The Campaign” as a group.

“A couple good laughs for the team,” Moore said. “It was a nice little break. Just to get to hang out with the guys off the field as a team, we always have a good time.”

Invading the Stillwater movie theater is also a common ritual for the Cowboys before every home game.


by Gina Mizell
OSU Sports Reporter
Gina Mizell joined The Oklahoman in August of 2011 as the Oklahoma State beat writer, where she covered the Cowboys' historic run to the Big 12 championship and Fiesta Bowl in her first season on the job. Before arriving in Stillwater, Gina was...
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