September 25, 2006

Homecoming raves

It's always been said that "You can't go home again."

Apparently Bobby Reid has never heard the saying before.

Going back to his native Houston for the first time in his collegiate career, the Oklahoma State sophomore quarterback had the third-best day ever for a Cowboy in total yards, putting together 281 yards passing and 85 yards rushing for a combined 366 yards of total offense. That number was good enough to put him at No. 3 on the all-time single-game list for total offense in a game at OSU, behind Mike Gundy against Kansas in 1989 (434 yards: 429 passing, five rushing) and Don Babers against Detroit in 1951 (371 yards: 297 passing, 74 rushing).

Gundy, who sits 68 yards ahead of him on that list, said that his performance in Saturday's 34-25 loss to the Houston Cougars was the best game he's had yet for the Cowboys.

"I think he played well," Gundy said. "He hadn't had a game where you just had to say he played great to play better than another game. He's still got a lot of work to do. He made some mistakes. He missed some reads. But he took care of the ball and he was able to connect on open receivers."

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