Cowboy Football Notebook

Oklahoma State produced three 100-yard rushers in a game for just the second time. The first time came last season in the win over Texas Tech when Dantrell Savage (130), Zac Robinson (116), and Kendall Hunter (113) were the trio. Saturday it was three running backs as Keith Toston had 148 yards and a touchdown, Beau Johnson had 13 -yards and twoTDs, and Kendall Hunter had 132 yards and two scores.

Robinson, who did carry for 14 yards on the first offensive play of the game, said he was not unhappy at all with being left out of the century club on this Saturday.

"They finally gave us the look that we've wanted on the zone read and we got a few yards," said Robinson of his keeper. "It was great to hand it off to any of our backs and it seemed like every time I handed it off they were going to break it and go for a touchdown. it was great to see those guys get a lot of work and the offensive line blocked everything up so well."

Bo Knows the End Zone
The Cowboys did not get to throw the ball too much as they quickly took command in the game. In fact, Robinson only attempted four passes, completing two of them for 82 of the Cowboys passing total of 122 yards in the game. There went the balanced offense number out the window as Oklahoma State rushed for 450 yards.

One of the things on the check list in the passing game was to get another reciever going as a big-play threat in the passing game. Dez Bryant had two passes thrown his way and couldn't hang on to either of them.

Robinson got most of his passing yards with a 66-yard touchdown to Bo Bowling, who can now be considered a big play threat in the passing game as he caught the 15-yard pass and did the zig-zag through the Missouri State defense. Bowling showed moves and speed.

"He definitely made me look good stat-wise," said Robinson of the play. "He ran a good route and was patient and he made a great play. In a game like today we wanted to get some guys some work. We jumped on them early and we were able to do that. We just wanted to keep running the football and get some guys some reps."

Rain Slows Recruiting Visitors
With the noon start and the rain and threat of inclement weather across the state of Oklahoma there was a smaller turnout of prospects visiting Oklahoma State Saturday and taking advantage of free tickets for an unofficial visit.

Cowboy offensive line commitment Anthony Morgan made his way up from Navarro Junior College in Texas as his team had an open week on their schedule. Morgan brought with him to Stillwater teammate Roy Watts and the duo makes for a huge side of an offensive line. Navarro's quarterback and running backs have to love running and passing behind those two.

Defensive end Alex Schooler of Wichita (Collegiate), Kan., reported that his team is unbeaten and he is playing well. He and his dad had to detour on I-35 driving down to Stillwater on Saturday morning because of water on the road. Schooler has been to Oklahoma State on multiple occasions.

We estimated around 15 visitors total and here is a partial list of players we spotted.

Amos Cherry, LB, 5-11, 200, 4.6, Coweta, Okla.
T.J. Jones, OL/DL, 6-4, 280, na, Coweta, Okla.
Erik Lee, LB, 6-4, 205, 4.8, Oklahoma City (Casady), Okla.
Anthony Morgan, OL, 6-4, 335, 5.2, Navarro J.C.
Alex Schooler, DE, 6-5 ½, 250, 4.9, Wichita (Collegiate), Kan.
Thatcher Starling, DE, 6-3 ½, 261, na, Hutchinson C.C./Wellsville, Kan.
Roy Watts, Ol, 6-6, 300, na, Navarro J.C./Houston (Worthing), Texas

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