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2012 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team

The 2012 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma State University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Cowboys were led by eighth-year head coach Mike Gundy and played their home games at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Oklahoma. They were a member of the Big 12 Conference. They finished the season 8–5, 5–4 in Big 12 play to finish in a tie for third place. They were invited to the Heart of Dallas Bowl where they defeated Purdue.

2012 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
Oklahoma State University Athletics logo (four colors).svg
Heart of Dallas Bowl champion
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
2012 record8–5 (5–4 Big 12)
Head coachMike Gundy (8th season)
Offensive coordinatorTodd Monken (2nd season)
Offensive schemeAir raid
Defensive coordinatorBill Young (4th season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumBoone Pickens Stadium
(Capacity: 60,218)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 12 Kansas State $+   8 1         11 2  
No. 15 Oklahoma +   8 1         10 3  
No. 19 Texas   5 4         9 4  
Oklahoma State   5 4         8 5  
Baylor   4 5         8 5  
TCU   4 5         7 6  
Texas Tech   4 5         8 5  
West Virginia   4 5         7 6  
Iowa State   3 6         6 7  
Kansas   0 9         1 11  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

PersonnelEdit

Coaching staffEdit

Name Position Seasons at
Oklahoma State
Alma Mater
Mike Gundy Head Coach 8 Oklahoma State (1990)
Todd Monken Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks 2 Knox College (1989)
Jemal Singleton Running backs 2 Air Force (1999)
Kasey Dunn Wide Receivers 2 Idaho (1992)
Joe Wickline Offensive Line 8 Florida (1983)
Bill Young Co-Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Line 8 Oklahoma State (1968)
Glenn Spencer Co-Defensive Coordinator 5 Georgia Tech (1986)
Jason Jones Defensive Backs 5 Alabama (2001)
Van Malone Safeties 0 Texas (1994)
Rob Glass Strength and Conditioning 17 Oklahoma State (1984)
Reference:[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 16:00 p.m.Savannah State*No. 19FCS CentralW 84–055,784
September 89:30 p.m.at Arizona*No. 18P12NL 38–5945,602
September 1511:00 a.m.Louisiana–Lafayette*
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
FSNW 65–2456,062
September 296:30 p.m.No. 12 Texas
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
FOXL 36–4156,709
October 132:30 p.m.at KansasFSNW 20–1431,115
October 2011:00 a.m.Iowa State 
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
FXW 31–1057,019
October 272:30 p.m.TCU
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
FSNW 36–1457,183
November 37:00 p.m.at No. 3 Kansas StateABCL 30–4450,781
November 102:30 p.m.West Virginia
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
ABC/ESPN2W 55–3457,799
November 172:30 p.m.No. 23 Texas TechNo. 22
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
FSNW 59–2155,341
November 242:30 p.m.at No. 14 OklahomaNo. 25ESPNL 48–51 OT85,824
December 111:00 a.m.at BaylorFXL 34–4139,203
January 1, 201311:00 a.m.vs. Purdue*ESPNUW 58–1448,313
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

[2]

RankingsEdit

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP 19 18 RV RV RV NR NR RV NR RV RV RV 22 24 RV RV 
Coaches 19 18 RV 25 22 RV RV RV RV 24 RV 24 21 RV RV RV 
Harris Not released RV RV RV 25 RV RV 22 25 RV Not released 
BCS Not released NR NR 24 NR 24 21 23 NR Not released

Season summaryEdit

West VirginiaEdit

1 234Total
West Virginia 7 10170 34
Oklahoma State 21 101014 55

Clint Chelf, the third quarterback to start for Oklahoma State in 2012, threw for 292 yards and four touchdowns, and Josh Stewart had a career-high 172 yards receiving as the Cowboys handed West Virginia its fourth straight defeat, 55–34.[3]

Texas TechEdit

1 234Total
Texas Tech 0 1407 21
Oklahoma State 7 28177 59

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Coaches". Oklahoma State University Department of Athletics. Archived from the original on November 19, 2012. Retrieved November 25, 2012.
  2. ^ Hoover, John E. (February 15, 2012). "Big 12 Announces 2012 Football Schedule". Tulsa World. Retrieved February 17, 2012.
  3. ^ "Clint Chelf Has 4 TDs in 1st Start, Propels Okla. St. by WVU". ESPN. November 10, 2012. Retrieved July 29, 2013.
  4. ^ "Isaiah Anderson Key as OK State Thumps Texas Tech". ESPN. November 17, 2012. Retrieved November 17, 2014.