October 14, 2007

No time for reflection

A day after a giant win at Nebraska and it's back to business for Oklahoma State and head coach Mike Gundy.

That's the sentiment the third-year coach passed along in this afternoon's weekly teleconference with the media.

"Obviously, it was a good win for everybody and for the Oklahoma State people that have suffered through so many difficult losses up there," Gundy said. "But it just doesn't last very long in this profession. We get back at it this morning and Nebraska is over with and now we're looking forward to a very good football team. Kansas State will present challenges for us in all areas. So you can't live very long on the last one; you have to get ready for the next one."

It's always much easier to look ahead to the next game when the last game was a win. OSU went up to Lincoln and steamrolled the Cornhuskers, 45-14. It was the first win for the Pokes in Memorial Stadium since 1960 and it was the second-worst home loss in the history of Nebraska football. The Pokes scored on their first six drives of the game, with five of those being touchdowns. And the Cowboys ran went to the option a lot to move the ball. Dantrell Savage rushed for 212 yards and a touchdown, Kendall Hunter put up 68 yards and a score and Zac Robinson had 33 yards and a score of his own.

But while it might seem like the Cowboys have become more option-oriented lately (especially under Robinson), Gundy disagrees.

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