The 2011 season marked a marquee year for Oklahoma State football, capped off by a 41-38 overtime victory over Stanford in the Fiesta Bowl. Several key members will now take the first step to the next level when their name is called during the 2012 NFL draft.
This slideshow will have you covered throughout the 2012 NFL draft as we track the Cowboys that are heading to play football at the next level. Follow the Cowboys' draft picks with live coverage and player profiles as they are selected.
Seventeen players from Oklahoma State have been selected in the first round of the NFL draft since it began in 1936.
That number will grow in 2012 when wide receiver Justin Blackmon is selected. According to the latest mock draft from Bleacher Report's NFL Draft Lead Writer Matt Miller, Blackmon is projected to be selected 13th overall by the Arizona Cardinals.
Other Cowboys expected to be selected, according to Miller, include QB Brandon Weeden (Round 2), FS Markelle Martin (Round 3) and OT Levy Adcock (Round 7).
Also eligible for the draft according to NFL.com are DE Jamie Blatnick, WR Josh Cooper, C Grant Garner, DE Richetti Jones and FS Johnny Thomas.