2019 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team

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2019 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
Oklahoma State University system logo.svg
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
Ranking
APNo. 25
CFPNo. 25
2019 record8–4 (5–4 Big 12)
Head coachMike Gundy (15th season)
Offensive coordinatorSean Gleeson (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorJim Knowles (2nd season)
Home stadiumBoone Pickens Stadium
Seasons
← 2018
2020 →
2019 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 4 Oklahoma y$^   8 1         12 1  
No. 7 Baylor y   8 1         11 2  
No. 25 Oklahoma State   5 4         8 4  
Kansas State   5 4         8 4  
Iowa State   5 4         7 5  
Texas   5 4         7 5  
West Virginia   3 6         5 7  
TCU   3 6         5 7  
Texas Tech   2 7         4 8  
Kansas   1 8         3 9  
Championship: Oklahoma 30, Baylor 23 OT
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • y – Championship game participant
As of December 10, 2019; Rankings from College Football Playoff

The 2019 OSU Cowboys football team represent Oklahoma State University in the 2019 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Cowboys play their home games at Boone Pickens Stadium at Stillwater, Oklahoma and compete in the Big 12 Conference. They are led by 15th-year head coach Mike Gundy.

Preseason[edit]

Coaching changes[edit]

In January 2019, head coach Mike Gundy announced the hiring of Sean Gleeson to be the new offensive coordinator, replacing Mike Yurcich, who left to take an assistant coaching position at Ohio State. Gleeson was previously the offensive coordinator at Princeton, where he coached the highest-scoring offense in FCS in 2018.[1]

Recruiting[edit]

Oklahoma State signed a total of 21 recruits in its 2019 class. The class was ranked at No. 37 in the nation and fifth in the Big 12 Conference according to the 247Sports.com Composite.[2]

Big 12 media poll[edit]

The 2019 Big 12 media days were held July 15–16, 2019 in Frisco, Texas. In the Big 12 preseason media poll, Oklahoma State was predicted to finish in fifth in the standings.[3]

Big 12 media poll
Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 Oklahoma 761 (68)
2 Texas 696 (9)
3 Iowa State 589
4 TCU 474
5 OSU 460
6 Baylor 453
7 Texas Tech 281
8 West Virginia 241
9 Kansas State 191
10 Kansas 89

Preseason All-Big 12 teams[edit]

To be released

Schedule[edit]

Oklahoma State began the year with three non-conference games: on the road to play Oregon State of the Pac-12 Conference, at home against McNeese State of the Southland Conference, and on the road against Tulsa of the American Athletic Conference. In Big 12 Conference play, the Cowboys will play five home games against Kansas State, Baylor, TCU, Kansas, and Oklahoma; and four road games against Texas, Texas Tech, Iowa State, and West Virginia.

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 309:30 p.m.at Oregon State*FS1W 52–3631,681
September 77:00 p.m.McNeese State*ESPN+W 56–1455,509
September 142:30 p.m.at Tulsa*ESPN2W 40–2128,612
September 216:30 p.m.at No. 12 TexasABCL 30–3696,936
September 286:00 p.m.No. 24 Kansas State
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
ESPN+W 26–1355,509
October 511:00 a.m.at Texas TechNo. 21FS1L 35–4556,479
October 193:00 p.m.No. 18 Baylordagger
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
FOXL 27–4555,060
October 262:30 p.m.at No. 23 Iowa StateFS1W 34–2761,500
November 22:30 p.m.TCU
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
ESPNW 34–2752,861
November 1611:00 a.m.KansasNo. 22
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
FS1W 31–1355,388
November 2311:00 a.m.at West VirginiaNo. 21ESPN2W 20–1346,022
November 307:00 p.m.No. 7 OklahomaNo. 21
FOXL 16–3454,575
December 275:45 p.m.vs. Texas A&M*No. 25ESPN

Source:[4]

Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position
Mike Gundy Head Coach
Dan Hammerschmidt Safeties Coach
Sean Gleeson Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks coach
Jim Knowles Defensive Coordinator
John Wozniak Running Backs Coach
Tim Duffie Cornerbacks Coach
Kasey Dunn Receivers Coach
Jason McEndoo Tight Ends/Cowboy Backs Coach
Charlie Dickey Offensive Line Coach
Joe Bob Clements Defensive Line Coach
Greg Richmond Defensive Ends Coach

Game summaries[edit]

at Oregon State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting
Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Oregon State Beavers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Oklahoma State 7 24 14752
Oregon State 10 6 71336

at Reser StadiumCorvallis, Oregon

  • Date: August 30, 2019
  • Game time: 9:35 PM CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 73 • Wind:SE2 (MPH) • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 31,681
  • Referee: Brad Van Vark
  • TV announcers (FS1): Justin Kutcher (Play-By-Play) , Petros Papadakis (Analysts) & Shane Vereen (Analysts)

McNeese State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting
McNesse State Cowboys vs Oklahoma State Cowboys – Game summary
1 2 34Total
McNeese 0 0 7714
Oklahoma State 14 14 28056

at Boone Pickens StadiumStillwater, Oklahoma

  • Date: September 7, 2019
  • Game time: 6:00 PM CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 95 • Wind:SE 12 (MPH) • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 55,509
  • Referee: Christian Watson
  • TV announcers (ESPN+): Dave Lamont (Play-By-Play) & Barrett Brooks (Analysts)

at Tulsa[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
41–28–5 2017 W 59–24
Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Tulsa Golden Hurricanes – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Oklahoma State 17 3 13740
Tulsa 7 14 0021

at H.A. Chapman StadiumTulsa, Oklahoma

  • Date: September 14, 2019
  • Game time: 2:35 PM CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature:91 • Wind:S 9(MPH) • Weather: party cloudy
  • Game attendance: 28,612
  • Referee: Eddy Shelton
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Beth Mowins (play-by-play) , Anthony Becht (analyst) & Rocky Boiman (sideline)

at Texas[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
9–24 2018 W 38–35
Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Texas Longhorns – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Oklahoma State 3 17 3730
No. 12 Texas 0 21 7836

at Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas

  • Date: September 21, 2019
  • Game time: 6:44 PM CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 92 • Wind:SE 15-20 (MPH) • Weather: partly cloudy
  • Referee: David Alvarez
  • TV announcers (ABC): Chris Fowler (play-by-play) , Kirk Herbstreit (analyst) & Maria Taylor (sideline)

Kansas State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
39–26 2018 L 12–31
Kansas State Wildcats vs Oklahoma State Cowboys – Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 24 Kansas State 0 3 01013
Oklahoma State 10 6 7326

at Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, Oklahoma

  • Date: September 28, 2019
  • Game time: 6:00 PM CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature:84 • Wind:SW 8 (MPH) • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 55,509
  • Referee: Scott Campbell
  • TV announcers (ESPN+): Mark Neely (play-by-play), Ray Bentley (analyst) & Ed Aschoff (sideline)

Oklahoma State's Chuba Hubbard ran for 296 yards, averaging 11.8 per attempt in a leading effort to hand Kansas State their first loss of the season. Coming into the game, Kansas State was #7 in team rushing and averaged 280 yards[5] Oklahoma State's defense contributed well to the win as they held Kansas State to just 126 rushing yards, with only 18 of those yards in the first half.[6]

Kansas State worked on a fourth-quarter comeback, but Oklahoma State was able to control the clock and win the game 26-13.[7]

at Texas Tech[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
21–22–3 2018 L 17–41
Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Texas Tech Red Raiders – Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 21 Oklahoma State 0 7 141435
Texas Tech 13 7 141145

at Jones AT&T StadiumLubbock, Texas

  • Date: October 5, 2019
  • Game time: 11:00 AM CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 75 • Wind:WSW13 (MPH) • Weather:Clear
  • Game attendance: 56,479
  • Referee: Cooper Castleberry
  • TV announcers (FS1): Brian Custer (play-by-play) & Robert Smith[disambiguation needed] (analyst)

Baylor[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
20–17 2018 L 31–35
Baylor Bears vs Oklahoma State Cowboys – Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 18 Baylor 7 3 142145
Oklahoma State 6 7 7727

at Boone Pickens Stadium• Stillwater, Oklahoma

  • Date: October 19, 2019
  • Game time: 3:00 PM CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 73 • Wind:N 14 (MPH) • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 55,060
  • Referee: Reggie Smith
  • TV announcers (FOX): Tim Brando (play-by-play) , Spencer Tillman (analyst) & Coley Harvey (sideline)

at Iowa State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
31–19–3 2018 L 42–48
Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Iowa State Cyclones – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Oklahoma State 7 14 31034
No. 23 Iowa State 0 13 7727

at Jack Trice StadiumAmes, Iowa

  • Date: October 26, 2019
  • Game time: 2:30 PM CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 51 • Wind:S 5(MPH) • Weather: partly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 61,500
  • Referee: David Alvarez
  • TV announcers (FS1): Cory Provous (play-by-play) , Petros Papadakis (analyst) & Shane Vereen (analyst)

TCU[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
15–12–2 2018 L24–31
TCU Horned Frogs vs Oklahoma State Cowboys – Game summary
1 2 34Total
TCU 3 14 01027
Oklahoma State 10 7 71034

at Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, Oklahoma

  • Date: November 2, 2019
  • Game time: 2:30 PM CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature:57 • Wind:WNW 4 (MPH) • Weather: clear and sunny
  • Game attendance: 52,861
  • Referee: Brad Van Vark
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Mark Jones (play-by-play) , Dusty Dvoracek (analyst) & Olivia Dekker (sideline)

Chuba Hubbard ran for a total of 223 yards, including two long second-half touchdowns in the victory.[8]

Kansas[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
37–29–3 2018 W48–28
Kansas Jayhawks vs Oklahoma State Cowboys – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Kansas 0 0 01313
No. 22 Oklahoma State 14 10 7031

at Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, Oklahoma

  • Date: November 16, 2019
  • Game time: 11:03 AM CST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 54 • Wind:S 13(MPH) • Weather: Sunny; partly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 55,388
  • Referee: Brandon Cruse
  • TV announcers (FS1): Dan Hellie (play-by-play) & Ben Leber (analyst)

at West Virginia[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
6–4 2018 W45–41
Oklahoma State Cowboys vs West Virginia Mountaineers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 21 Oklahoma State 7 0 31020
West Virginia 0 10 3013

at Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, West Virginia

  • Date: November 23, 2019
  • Game time: 11:00 AM CST
  • Game weather: Temperature:37 • Wind:N4 (MPH) • Weather: overcast
  • Game attendance: 46,022
  • Referee: Cooper Castleberry
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Beth Mowins (play-by-play), Anthony Becht (analyst) & Rocky Boiman (field analyst)

Oklahoma[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
18–88–7 2018 L47–48
Oklahoma Sooners vs Oklahoma State Cowboys – Game summary
1 2 34Total
No.7 Oklahoma 10 10 7734
No. 21 Oklahoma State 7 6 3016

at Boone Pickens StadiumStillwater, Oklahoma

  • Date: November 30, 2019
  • Game time: 7:05 PM CST
  • Game weather: Temperature:50 • Wind:WNW 7 (MPH) • Weather:Clear
  • Game attendance: 54,575
  • Referee: Reggie Smith
  • TV announcers (FOX): Joe Davis (play-by-play), Brock Huard (analyst) & Bruce Feldman (sideline)

vs. Texas A&M (Texas Bowl)[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
17–10 2011 W30–29
Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Texas A&M Aggies – Game summary
1 2 Total
No. 25 Oklahoma State 0
Texas A&M 0

at NRG StadiumHouston, Texas

  • Date: December 27
  • Game time: 5:45 PM CST
  • Game weather: Indoors
  • TV: ESPN

Statistics[edit]

Scoring[edit]

Scores against non-conference opponents
1 2 3 4 Total
Opponents 0
Oklahoma State 0
Scores against the Big 12
1 2 3 4 Total
Opponents 0
Oklahoma State 0
Scores against all opponents
1 2 3 4 Total
Opponents 0
Oklahoma State 0

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 15 Final 
AP RV RV RV RV RV 21 NR NR NR RV RV 25 22 21 RV 25  
Coaches RV RV RV RV RV 25 NR NR NR RV RV RV 23 21 RV RV  
CFP Not released 23 22 21 21 25 25 Not released

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rittenberg, Adam (January 27, 2019). "Oklahoma State Cowboys hire Princeton's Sean Gleeson as OC". ESPN.com.
  2. ^ "Oklahoma State 2019 Football Commits". 247Sports.com. Retrieved March 11, 2019.
  3. ^ "Sooners Picked First in Media Preseason Poll". big12sports.com. Big 12 Conference. July 10, 2019. Retrieved July 12, 2019.
  4. ^ "2019 Oklahoma State Football Schedule". FBSchedules.com. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  5. ^ Bonner II, Frank (September 28, 2019). "OSU 26, Kansas State 13: Cowboys rush for 373 yards to beat No. 24 Kansas State". Tulsa World. Retrieved October 27, 2019.
  6. ^ Hines, Kelly (September 29, 2019). "OSU football: Defense delivers impressive performance against Kansas State". Tulsa World. Retrieved October 27, 2019.
  7. ^ "Hubbard runs for 296 as Oklahoma St beats K-State, 26-13". ESPN. September 28, 2019. Retrieved October 27, 2019.
  8. ^ "TCU vs Oklahoma State Football Highlights". Youtube. Big 12 Conference. November 2, 2019. Retrieved November 3, 2019.