NOK - OSU football: Mike Gundy explains decision to punt in fourth quarter of Bedlam

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Feb 17, 2018

By Scott Wright
Staff writer

STILLWATER — Early in the fourth quarter of Bedlam on Saturday, Spencer Sanders had re-entered the game at quarterback for Oklahoma State and the offense showed some life.

Sanders moved the Cowboys from their own 26 to the OU 39 before stalling.

The Cowboys trailed by 21 points at the time, but coach Mike Gundy decided to punt with just over 12 minutes remaining in the game.

“At that point, they were pretty much in rush-the-quarterback mode,” Gundy said.

“We have a young offensive line and we were struggling to protect the quarterback, even with a three-man pressure.


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