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Bob Connelly Talks About The Offensive Line

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Offensive Line Coach Bob Connelly has his work cut out for him. With so many new names the O-Line is a primary concern for the Pokes headed into the season. The new coach spoke a little bit after practice about how the squad is coming together.

Barry Sanders, The Greatest Of All Time

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In a tournament held by ESPN Barry Sanders was voted as having the greatest season of all-time, and it wasn't even close!

Sanders went through "The Season" tournament easier than going through a Jayhawk defensive line.

ROUND 1
Barry Sanders 97%
Howard Twilley 3%

ROUND 2
Barry Sanders 91%
Tony Dorsett 9%

SEMI FINALS
Barry Sanders 78%
Cam Newton 22%

FINALS
Barry Sanders 72%
Vince Young 28%

Tyreek Hill Listed As A Top 10 Breakout Player For 2014

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The first play of Hill's juco tape is a 40-yard TD catch on a post route from the slot. The second is an 80-yard TD run from I-formation, with the 5-10, 185-pound speedster as the tailback. Hill, who moonlights as a record-setting sprinter, hits the edge, flips a switch and is gone.

ESPN's Travis Haney listed his top 50 breakout players for 2014.

The Big 12 had five players make the list including Oklahoma State newcomer Tyreek Hill at number 9.

Not All Mascots Are Created Equal

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Norman Underwood with Wide Right & Natty Light put together a little pros and cons list for the all the Big 12 mascots, and it's amazing!

PISTOL PETE
PRO: Can emulate Michael Jackson's dance moves despite a severely disproportionate head-to-body ratio
CON: Routinely brings firearms into crowded facilities

BOOMER & SOONER
PRO: Classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles villain-like appearance
CON: Band plays Boomer Sooner

BEVO
PRO: Contributes to the quality of grass at Darrell K. Royal Stadium
CON: [Poops] on the turf

MOUNTAINEER HOLGO
Well, your just going to have to head over there to read the rest. I recommend that you do.

Rickie Fowler is a Beast!

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The PGA Championship's first round is today, and Rickie Fowler finished with a 69. It's his 5th consecutive, and 7th overall, round in the 60's in a major this year!

The round hasn't completed yet, but Fowler currently sits in 8th, just four strokes off the lead.

Do Work: The Cowboys Practice on 8/5/14

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The season can get here fast enough!

Oklahoma State Athletics has put up a cinematic video of the Cowboys' practice on 8-5-14.

That throw from Mason Rudolph... oh my!

Robert Whetsell On The Orange Report with Big Mike

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CRFF's very own will be on The Orange Report with Big Mike to talk about Oklahoma State football tonight at 8:30 pm, central time.

Tyreek Hill Compared To A Past OSU Legend

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Gundy had to go back to the days of the Big 8 to find a player that Tyreek Hill reminds him of.

Gosanangelo.com has the full story

Hill, a JuCo transfer, has a lot of Cowboys fans exciting about what he could bring to the team.

"Obviously, there is a lot of excitement about Tyreek with his speed," running backs coach Jemal Singleton said via the article. "He has a speed not many people get the chance to see."

It's a good read, with a very interesting comparison.

Gundy Spoke With The Media Yesterday

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Mike Gundy stopped and talked with the media about how practice has been going, and the development of a young squad.

Daxx Garman To Take Snaps Against Florida State

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John Helsley with the Oklahoman just tweeted out the following:
@jjhelsley: Mike Gundy says he is preparing Daxx Garman for 10-12 snaps against Florida State. #okstate

This was certainly unexpected, and strangely specific, as Gundy hasn't been opening up much about his QB plans.