Oklahoma State football notebook: Tight end Justin Horton out for season

Quarterback J.W. Walsh's knee injury wasn't the only season-ender revealed during Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy's Sunday evening teleconference, as senior Justin Horton is also done for the year after an apparent leg injury sustained Saturday against Iowa State.
by Gina Mizell Published: October 21, 2012

“As a group, we really ran to the football,” Gundy said. “But they're starting to kind of understand. Each week in this league, it's kind of scary when you go out there with all the firepower that these teams have on offense.”


When asked to assess the first half of the Cowboys' season, Gundy pointed to several up-and-down moments of their 4-2 (2-1 Big 12) campaign so far.

“Really poor” on defense against Arizona. “Bad on offense” against Kansas. Better in both phases against ISU. Average on special teams at times.


“Our guys are playing pretty good,” Gundy said. “We've got some young guys in key spots, and it shows up. It's just not as clean as it was the last year or two, because we've got some young guys in spots that are much more visible.”

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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