Tuesday, November 8, 2011

2011 Accomplishments for OSU under Mike Gundy

#2 Oklahoma State has reached levels never imagined in Stillwater but the ultimate goals have not been reached.  The Cowboys have dreams of a BCS game and being crowned National Champions.  A lot has been said about OSU controlling its own destiny but only time will tell.  However, these Cowboys have already left a mark on the program and shown why they are considered one of the best teams in school history.

  • 38 wins over last 3 1/2 years
  • National Coach of the Year Nominee
  • Highest BCS ranking (2nd) in school history
  • Highest National ranking in school history (2nd)
  • 9-0 record - Ties best start in school history
  • 10-game winning streak is second longest in school history
  • 6-0 in conference play for the first time in school history
  • Second time in school history with 20 wins in two-year period (1987-88)
  • Second longest active winning streak in the country 
  • Nine wins in four straight season for first time in school history
  • 28 consecutive appearances in the BCS standings, tied for second in the FBS
  • Ranked among Top 10 nationally throughout the season
  • Highest associated press ranking (2nd) in school history
  • Set New Single-game attendance record vs. Kansas State
  • Five of the largest crowds in school history
  • Set new records for most points in a game (70), most touchdowns (10), most points in a half (56), most points in a quarter (35)
  • First team to beat Texas in Austin back-to-back years since 1910
  • Three wins over Top 25 Opponents (Texas A&M, Texas, Kansas State)
  • Top 10 road win in 2011 (Texas A&M)
  • top 25 road win in 2011 (Texas)
  • Jim Thorpe Semifinists (Markelle Martin & Brodrick Brown)
  • Rimington Trophy Watch List (Grant Garner)
  • Lou Groza Semifinalist (Quinn Sharp)
  • Davey O’Brien Award Semifinalist (Brandon Weeden)
  • Lott IMPACT Trophy Quarterfinalist (Brodrick Brown)
  • Nine straight road victories – second most in the country
  • Most points ever scored by OSU at Texas (38)
  • Snapped Missouri’s 10-game home winning streak
  • 10-1 against Big 12 Texas schools since 2009

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