“When the opportunity arose, I just wanted to make it count for those guys (on offense and defense),” Sharp said.
OSU gained just 13 rushing yards and ran 24 fewer plays than Stanford. But Weeden and Justin Blackmon connected eight times for 186 yards and three touchdowns in their final game as teammates.
And in the offensive shootout that was generally expected, the Cowboys did just enough.
“I have a lot of faith in our players and our coaches,” Gundy said. “This is a big, big game. And I'm excited. But I just let them do it.”
Said Weeden: “I would say this is probably the biggest win in Oklahoma State football history. This is the 12th win, and it's never been done.
“This season has been an unbelievable ride.”