2012 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team

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2012 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
Oklahoma State University Athletics logo (four colors).svg
Heart of Dallas Bowl Champions
Conference Big 12 Conference
2012 record 8–5 (5–4 Big 12)
Head coach Mike Gundy (8th year)
Offensive coordinator Todd Monken (2nd year)
Offensive scheme Air Raid
Defensive coordinator Bill Young (4th year)
Base defense 4-3
Home stadium Boone Pickens Stadium
(Capacity: 60,218)
Seasons
« 2011 2013 »
2012 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#12 Kansas State §   8 1         11 2  
#15 Oklahoma §   8 1         10 3  
#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

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.

Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

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]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 6:00 PM Savannah State* #19 Boone Pickens StadiumStillwater, OK FCS Central W 84–0   55,784
September 8 9:30 PM at Arizona* #18 Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ P12N L 38–59   45,602
September 15 11:00 AM Louisiana–Lafayette* Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK FSN W 65–24   56,062
September 29 6:30 PM #12 Texas Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK FOX L 36–41   56,709
October 13 2:30 PM at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS FSN W 20–14   31,115
October 20 11:00 AM Iowa Statedagger Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK FX W 31–10   57,019
October 27 2:30 PM TCU Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK FSN W 36–14   57,183
November 3 7:00 PM at #3 Kansas State Bill Snyder Family Football StadiumManhattan, KS ABC L 30–44   50,781
November 10 2:30 PM West Virginia Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK ABC/ESPN2 W 55–34   57,799
November 17 2:30 PM #23 Texas Tech #22 Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK FSN W 59–21   55,341
November 24 2:30 PM at #14 Oklahoma #25 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK (Bedlam Game) ESPN L 48–51 OT  85,824
December 1 11:00 AM at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX FX L 34–41   39,203
January 1 11:00 AM vs. Purdue* Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Heart of Dallas Bowl) ESPNU W 58–14   48,313
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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Rankings[edit]

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 summary[edit]

West Virginia[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
West Virginia 7 10 17 0 34
Oklahoma State 21 10 10 14 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 Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Texas Tech 0 14 0 7 21
Oklahoma State 7 28 17 7 59


References[edit]

  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 Annonces 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.