Oklahoma State Cowboys Mix Walsh’s Runs with Pass-happy Offense
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - When an injury thrust backup quarterback J.W. Walsh into action six plays into Oklahoma State's last game, coach Mike Gundy asked offensive coordinator Todd Monken a question: "What have we got for him to run?"
The plan Monken concocted on the fly proved to be plenty effective, with the Cowboys setting a school record with 742 yards of total offense in a 65-21 win against Louisiana-Lafayette.
As Oklahoma State (2-1) moves forward with starter Wes Lunt's return uncertain, it won't be as simple as having Walsh run the same plays cooked up for his injured teammate.
The good news for Oklahoma State is that there's an extra week to figure it out, and to give Lunt time to recover, before No. 12 Texas (3-0) comes to Stillwater on Sept. 29.
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