Fact or Fiction: Oklahoma State will dominate the Big 12

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Rivals national analyst Marshall Levenson is joined by OStateIllustrated’s Jeff Johnson, AggieYell’s Landyn Rosow, and OUInsider’s Parker Thune to tackle three topics and determine whether they believe each topic is FACT or FICTION.

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1. Oklahoma State is set to dominate the Big 12 in 2024 and beyond.

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Levenson: FACT – Oklahoma State is in the top 10 of conference winning percentage among the power conferences since 2010. The Cowboys are 83-44 in that span with 10 of those losses coming solely to the Oklahoma Sooners. Mike Gundy has instilled an elite level of consistency in Stillwater and with the primary bugaboo now in the SEC, the Cowboys should finally be able to flex their conference dominance. And it will be a good year to start their run with Doak Walker winner Ollie Gordon back for his third season, super seniors Alan Bowman and Brennan Presley back to control the passing game along with veteran playmakers in all three levels of the defense.

Johnson: FACT – Oklahoma State is coming off of a Big 12 Championship Game appearance. That one didn’t go well for Gundy, but championship game opponent Texas (and Oklahoma) is off to the SEC. OSU returns starters at almost every position on both sides of the ball (19 total), including second-year starting quarterback Alan Bowman, who will be playing his seventh year of power conference football. And of course Ollie Gordon. Defensive coordinator Bryan…

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Publish date : 2024-03-31 01:24:09

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