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Looking ahead to gameday: at Oklahoma State

Editor’s note: In preparation of the upcoming football season, K-Stated will look ahead to all 12 games on the Wildcats’ 2011 schedule. Next up, Oklahoma.

If any team in the Big 12 can seriously challenge Oklahoma for a conference championship this season, Oklahoma State is that team.

The Cowboys return an enormous amount of talent on offense (Justin Blackmon, Brandon Weeden, Joseph Randle and five starters from last year’s offensive line) and get to play the Sooners at home in the final game of the season. They enter the season as a top 10 team.

Because of that combination, some will say expectations have never been higher in Stillwater.

The Cowboys’ schedule will be difficult, though. Before facing Oklahoma at home, they must travel to Texas A&M, Texas, Missouri and Texas Tech. On Nov. 12, the will also face Kansas State at home. (more…)