Rashaun Woods doesn't like to talk about himself.
His teammates, however, are more than happy to boast about the skills of one of Oklahoma State football's, as well as the nation's, best wide receivers.
"I can talk about him real easy," said OSU sophomore quarterback Josh Fields after the Cowboys' 45-10 win over Northern Iowa Saturday. "What do you want to know — I'll tell ya.'
"Throwing to him — you're real confident. That's a confidence I'm sure any quarterback would like to have, and I'm glad we can have it here."
Just two games into the season, Woods already has 301 yards receiving and three touchdowns.
This kid is unreal. He's got more moves than a bowl of Jell-O.
He could go up against any cornerback in the nation, and if he's not in the Top 3 wide receivers in the country, he should be.
"Rashaun Woods is playing awfully strong football," OSU coach Les Miles said. "In two outings he's had about 19 catches and over 300 yards total offense. He's a special player, and we're gonna go to him on a regular basis."
Woods had 10 catches for 126 yards in the Cowboys' opener against Louisiana Tech. Against Northern Iowa on Saturday, Woods had nine catches for 175 yards, and his 51-yarder in the first quarter put the OSU offense into its groove.
"I think you all can see just by how he plays how comfortable it is to have Rashaun out there," Fields said. "He's definitely a person that you look for."
Last year, Woods had more receiving yards (1,023) than any receiver in the Big 12 Conference. He set an OSU single-season record for receptions with 80, and became the second player in OSU history (behind Hart Lee Dykes) to have 1,000 or more receiving yards in a season.
The junior from Oklahoma City is well on track to make this year another one for the record books.
"I think defenses have to worry about me a little more," Woods said. "Every play isn't designed to go to me. Josh does a good job of progressing, and when he sees a one-on-one outside, for instance, he's coming outside. If he sees where an inside guy's gonna' get the ball, he's throwing it there — that's how we run the offense."
Rashaun — you're too modest, son. Take a little credit for the job you do.
Fields himself said that no matter how bad the ball he throws up is, Woods will make the play.
"Wide receivers make quarterbacks look good," Fields said after the UNI win. "And they definitely did today."
Woods 'a special player' in every way
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