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|
Heart of Dallas Bowl champion
|Conference||Big 12 Conference|
|2012 record||8–5 (5–4 Big 12)|
|Head coach||Mike Gundy (8th season)|
|Offensive coordinator||Todd Monken (2nd season)|
|Offensive scheme||Air raid|
|Defensive coordinator||Bill Young (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Boone Pickens Stadium|
|2012 Big 12 football standings|
|No. 12 Kansas State $+||8||–||1||11||–||2|
|No. 15 Oklahoma +||8||–||1||10||–||3|
|No. 19 Texas||5||–||4||9||–||4|
Rankings from AP Poll
|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)|
|September 1||6:00 p.m.||Savannah State*||No. 19||FCS Central||W 84–0||55,784|
|September 8||9:30 p.m.||at Arizona*||No. 18||P12N||L 38–59||45,602|
|September 15||11:00 a.m.||Louisiana–Lafayette*||FSN||W 65–24||56,062|
|September 29||6:30 p.m.||No. 12 Texas||FOX||L 36–41||56,709|
|October 13||2:30 p.m.||at Kansas||FSN||W 20–14||31,115|
|October 20||11:00 a.m.||Iowa State||FX||W 31–10||57,019|
|October 27||2:30 p.m.||TCU||FSN||W 36–14||57,183|
|November 3||7:00 p.m.||at No. 3 Kansas State||ABC||L 30–44||50,781|
|November 10||2:30 p.m.||West Virginia||ABC/ESPN2||W 55–34||57,799|
|November 17||2:30 p.m.||No. 23 Texas Tech||No. 22||FSN||W 59–21||55,341|
|November 24||2:30 p.m.||at No. 14 Oklahoma||No. 25||ESPN||L 48–51 OT||85,824|
|December 1||11:00 a.m.||at Baylor||FX||L 34–41||39,203|
|January 1, 2013||11:00 a.m.||vs. Purdue*||ESPNU||W 58–14||48,313|
|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|
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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.
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- Hoover, John E. (February 15, 2012). "Big 12 Announces 2012 Football Schedule". Tulsa World. Retrieved February 17, 2012.
- "Clint Chelf Has 4 TDs in 1st Start, Propels Okla. St. by WVU". ESPN. November 10, 2012. Retrieved July 29, 2013.
- "Isaiah Anderson Key as OK State Thumps Texas Tech". ESPN. November 17, 2012. Retrieved November 17, 2014.
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