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Alex Zendejas has had mixed results as Arizona's kicker this season.
Both teams will bring explosive offenses led by prolific aerial attacks to San Antonio just two days before New Year's Eve.
Where Zona and OK State will really differentiate themselves is in the other aspects of the game.
Not surprisingly, the Wildcats, under the tutelage of Mike Stoops, sport a defense that is significantly superior to that of the Cowboys, with U of A ranking 33rd in total defense as opposed to OK State's 90th-overall ranking.
However, the Pokes own the edge on special teams, if only by virtue of the 'Cats' catastrophic kicking unit.
Zona kicker Alex Zendejas has nailed a respectable 13 of his 16 field goal attempts but has whiffed on five extra point tries this season, including one that sealed Arizona's double-overtime loss to Arizona State, 30-29.
Additionally, Arizona ranks 98th nationally in net punting at 34.06 yards per punt with Keenyn Crier handling those duties.
On the flip side, Oklahoma State is third nationally in the same category at 41 yards per punt thanks to the booming leg of Quinn Sharp.
Assuming this one turns out to be a close game, defense and special teams could end up making all of the difference.