If fans had any doubt about the Oklahoma State Cowboys’ ability to score after losing Justin Blackmon and Brandon Weeden to the NFL, those concerns were relieved on Saturday. The Cowboys downed the Savannah State Tigers 84-0, proving to their fans and the nation that the offensive firepower the program has become known for is fully intact.
It is difficult to learn much from a game like this against such an overwhelmed and overmatched opponent. Still, there were a lot of positives to be gained from the match-up, and a few storylines to watch throughout the season.
We finally got to see a bit of what Wes Lunt can do, and we saw a Cowboy team that ran the ball at will. The Cowboy defense also looked better, flying to the ball and causing havoc in the backfield.
Here is what we learned from the Cowboys’ 2012 season-opener.