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OSU football notebook: Mike Gundy won't take Lamar for granted

The Cowboys are a massive favorite over Lamar on Saturday, to the point that there is no current Las Vegas line on the game.
by John Helsley Published: September 11, 2013
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The Cowboys are a massive favorite over Lamar on Saturday, to the point that there is no current Las Vegas line on the game.

Still, Mike Gundy knows his players know that. Still, he vows to strike all thoughts of an easy win from his players' minds.

“One area that we've tried to instill with our team is to be up front and honest with them about every opponent we play,” Gundy said. “I told our players Sunday night that if you look at (their guys) one to 30, you should be better than this team, but it doesn't mean you're going to win the game.

“You see it every Saturday. Your preparation to go and play on Saturday is very important. That's the same thing we'll say about this team. In somebody's opinion, Lamar is not going to be as talented as we are. That doesn't have anything to do with myself or our coaching staff or our players, that's somebody's opinion.”

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Cowboys quarterback J.W. Walsh on the depth at receiver:

“Our talent with our receivers is absolutely incredible. You go three, four or five spots deep on our depth chart, and you can find guys who could play for just about anybody. That's what makes us so dangerous as an offense. Our depth, our talent and our experience have really brought us a long way.”

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by John Helsley
OSU Reporter Sr.
John Helsley grew up in Del City, reading all the newspapers and sports magazines he could get his hands on. And Saturday afternoons, when the Major League Game of the Week was on, he'd keep a scorecard for the game. So the sports appeal was was...
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