Here is a quick rundown on Oklahoma State's special teams. You have to start with Ben Grogan, right? The second week in a row that he hits a field goal to win the game.
"Especially with last week being so recent, I kind of had the same mindset," Grogan said of his game-winning kick. "My team was down, and I had to do it again so it was kind of like a no-big-deal attitude that I have to have."
Grogan is eight-for-eight since missing the two field goals he tried in the opener against Central Michigan and he is nine-for-11 on the season. He did have the two blocked PATs in the second game and another blocked Saturday against Kansas State, but I don't think that had anything to do with a low kick as a defender for Kansas State came through clean on the attempt in the second quarter.
The punting was solid with Zach Sinor averaging 37.5 yards on four punts and there were no returns, but there was a kick catch interference penalty on the Cowboys late. Kickoffs were solid with two touchbacks and dangerous returner for Kansas State Morgan Burns had three returns for a 22 yard average and his longest was 30 yards.
Oklahoma State was okay in returns with Jalen McCleskey adding to his offensive game with two punt returns for a 6.0-yard average. Brandon Sheperd had a really nice day on kickoff returns with four for a 22-yard average and a long of 30 virtually matching the output of Burns.
The blocked extra point was the downer and then a missed two-point conversion try but that goes under the guise of the offense. It was a nifty play but give K-State credit for staying at home on it.