Here is the official Oklahoma State depth chart for the SMU game on Saturday with a few notes of analysis. It is subject to change during the week.
LT 75 Corey Hilliard, 6-5, 300, So.
66 Corey Curtis, 6-4, 290, Jr.
LG 61 David Koenig, 6-4, 285, RS Fr.
74 Doug Bond, 6-2, 300, So.
C 69 Chris Akin, 6-2, 300, Sr.
72 Kurt Seifried, 6-4, 305, So.
RG 76 Sam Mayes, 6-3, 325, Sr.
63 David Washington, 6-4, 275, Fr.
RT 78 Kellen Davis, 6-5, 290, Jr.
69 Adam Gourley, 6-6, 290, Jr.
TE 86 Billy Bajema, 6-5, 265, Sr.
80 Charlie Johnson, 6-4, 270, Jr.
Analysis: No changes at all, and that is very good news. The offensive line is running like a well-oiled machine right now. They had problems early in the Tulsa game as the Hurricane defenders were doing a lot of jumping around and stunting gaps. They can expect SMU to do the same out of their 4-3 front. They will also see a crowded box as SMU will likely walk up a safety to put eight in the box. SMU gave up only 165 rushing yards to TCU, while the Frogs passed for 397 yards. The Cowboys do get a break as SMU's top defensive player, tackle Allan Adami, a senior from Corpus Christi, is going to be disciplined and will not play in the first half. Adami apparently threw a punch in the loss to TCU to earn the bench time.
WR 83 Chijuan Mack, 6-3, 185, RS Fr.
28 Tommy Devereaux, 6-1, 170, So.
WR 84 D'Juan Woods, 6-1, 195, So.
15 Kenny Williams, 6-4, 215, Jr.
FL 24 Luke Frazier, 6-0, 205, Jr.
11 Prentiss Elliott, 6-0, 175, Fr.
Analysis: I know we said it last week but this really should be the week you see the ball in the air more. Chijuan Mack was more than happy with his touchdown catch on Saturday against Tulsa, but the other receivers and the tight ends are getting antsy about catching some passes. This should be the week.
QB 8 Donovan Woods, 6-2, 215, RS Fr.
18 Jamie Beeghley, 6-1, 200, So.
or 4 Al Pena, 6-3, 205, RS Fr.
FB 37 Shawn Willis, 6-1, 260, Jr.
32 Julius Crosslin, 5-11, 235, RS Fr.
TB 33 Vernand Morency, 5-10, 215, Jr.
2 Seymore Shaw, 5-11, 215, Sr.
27 Greg Jones, 5-9, 205, Sr.
Analysis: The depth chart is now back to where it was last season after starter Tatum Bell, with Morency, then Shaw, and then Greg Jones. Expect all three to continue to see time in the games, but the lion's share of the carries will go to Morency. This SMU game will be a big test because SMU will atempt to stop the run at all costs, just as they did a year ago in Dallas. Miles said he hopes to get some playing time for the other quarterbacks in the SMU game if the opportunity is available. Also, Miles said it has become unclear when freshman Bobby Reid will be totally cleared. They had hoped it would be before the open week, but now it is uncertain.
RE 97 Marque Fountain, 6-1, 260, So.
56 Maurice Cummings, 6-4, 245, Fr.
DT 92 Brad Girtman, 6-5, 300, So.
or 90 Xavier Lawson-Kennedy, 6-1, 310, So.
77 Walter Thomas, 6-5, 340, Fr.
NG 96 Clay Coe, 6-2, 295, Sr.
or 59 Chad Townsend, 6-1, 295, Jr.
95 Efe Mowarin, 6-1, 310, Sr.
DE 81 Jerry Don Bray, 6-5, 265, Jr.
50 Darnell Smith, 6-0, 260, So.
Analysis: The only change is that Mowarin, who actually started against Tulsa, is now listed third on the depth chart at nose guard. Another change is Clay Coe and Cody Townsend listed as "or". Coe should be back, but could be hampered by the hip pointer that kept him out of the second half of the Tulsa game. XLK, Mowarin and Darnell Smith, who can play inside or outside, all had their best games on Saturday and that was very encouraging for defensive coordinator Bill Clay and line coach Carey Bailey.
MLB 99 Lawrence Pinson, 6-1, 240, Jr.
51 Victor DeGrate, 6-3, 250, So.
OLB 12 Paul Duren, 6-1, 240, Jr.
41 Pagitte McGee 6-1, 235, Jr.
Analysis: No change, and there shouldn't be. The linebackers are playing well. Rodrick Johnson, the freshman out of Galveston Ball, did get in against Tulsa and started his learning experience. He will improve with every bit of playing time he gets. On special teams he did come down once and knocked Tulsa freshman Chris Chamberlain into another atmosphere. Johnson is a hitter.
LCB 9 Darrent Williams, 5-9, 180, Sr.
5 Ricky Coxeff, 5-11, 175, So.
SS 20 Vernon Grant, 5-9, 185, Jr.
30 Grant Jones, 5-10, 195, So.
FS 17 Jon Holland, 5-11, 185. Sr.
10 Thomas Wright, 6-0, 185, Jr.
WS 23 Jamie Thompson, 6-0, 190, Jr.
19 Jeremy Nethon, 5-9, 190, So.
RCB 6 Robert Jones, 5-11, 190, Sr.
4 Daniel McLemore, 5-7, 160, Jr.
Analysis: Again, no change. However, expect Jamar Ransom to be back in the mix soon. Ransom is rehabing a knee injury and should be back by Iowa State. Note, Jamie Thompson is a junior. He has been listed on some rosters as a senior; he is a junior. Safeties will need to be on their toes as SMU is using almost exclusively spread formations.
K 47 Jason Ricks, 6-1, 180, Fr.
28 Luke Roberts, 5-10, 175, RS Fr.
P 18 Cole Farden, 5-11, 200, Sr.
47 Jason Ricks, 6-1, 180, Fr.
DS 55 Jacob Dressen, 6-4, 275, Sr.
45 Brady Nix, 6-1, 225, RS Fr.
Holder 85 John Wohlgemuth, 6-1, 185, Sr.
PR 9 Darrent Williams, 5-9, 180, Sr.
4 Daniel McLemore, 5-7, 160, Jr.
KR 6 Robert Jones, 5-11, 190, Sr.
and 4 Daniel McLemore, 5-7, 160, Jr.
Analysis: So solid. Ricks is doing well, and Darrent Williams was honored as Co-Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week.
Depth Chart and Analysis for SMU Game
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