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Oklahoma State football notebook: Former OSU football players behind every point scored for the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday night

Kicker Dan Bailey knocked in two field goals and two extra points. Quarterback Brandon Weeden threw a 27-yard touchdown pass. And cornerback Tyler Patmon hauled in an interception, then ran it back 9 yards for a score.
by Kyle Fredrickson Published: August 24, 2014

The Miami Dolphins were the winners Saturday night in a preseason matchup against the Dallas Cowboys, 25-20, but the real victors were former Oklahoma State players on the field.

Stillwater-turned-Dallas Cowboys were behind every point scored for coach Jason Garrett’s team.

Kicker Dan Bailey knocked in two field goals and two extra points. Quarterback Brandon Weeden threw a 27-yard touchdown pass. And cornerback Tyler Patmon hauled in an interception, then ran it back 9 yards for a score.

Four other former OSU players are also on the roster this preseason: running back Joseph Randle, wide receiver Dez Bryant, linebacker Orie Lemon and safety Johnny Thomas.

“We still have communication with them and I hear they’re doing really well,” OSU coach Mike Gundy said. “I’m not sure that there’s another school that’s in our conferences at this level that’s had that many players that have made it this far on one NFL team.”

FSU SECONDARY EXTREMELY CONFIDENT

Florida State lost two key pieces of its defensive backfield to the 2014 NFL Draft in Lamarcus Joyner, a second-round pick, and Terrence Brooks, a third-round pick.

But that’s done little to alter the confidence of the Seminoles’ returning cornerbacks and safeties.

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by Kyle Fredrickson
OSU beat writer
Kyle Fredrickson became the Oklahoma State beat writer for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com in July 2014. A native Coloradoan, Fredrickson attended Western State College before transferring to Oklahoma State in 2010 and graduating in 2012. Fredrickson...
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