Oklahoma State 38, Texas 13: By The Numbers
Oklahoma State and Texas came into Saturday's game battling for Big 12 title hopes, but the No. 12 Cowboys put this one away emphatically for their most impressive win of the season thus far. Here are some key stats from the victory:
3 – Oklahoma State won its third-straight game in Austin and OSU has also outscored the Longhorns 109-55 in the three wins. The Cowboys also became just the third team since 1940, joining Colorado ('90, '94, '97) and Texas A&M ('84, '86, '88).
2 – Interceptions by OSU senior corner Justin Gilbert, one of which was returned for a back-breaking 43-yard touchdown that put OSU up 28-10 with 18 seconds left in the first half. Overall, OSU forced three interceptions by Texas QB Case McCoy and won the turnover battle 3-1.
2010 – Andre Sexton's two interceptions in the 2010 Cotton Bowl was the last time a Cowboys had more than one interception in a game prior to Gilbert's pair of picks on Saturday.
292 – Total yards for OSU quarterback Clint Chelf, who played arguably his best game of the season on Saturday. He torched UT on the ground early and finished with 95 rushing yards and two TDs on 9.5 yards per carry. After the ground game was established, he took care of business through the air to the tune of 197 yards and two more touchdowns on 16-of-22 passing.
7 – Without leading receiver Josh Stewart in the lineup, OSU had seven different pass catchers step up to record a reception. Charlie Moore led the charge with six catches for 83 yards and a touchdown.
6 – OSU recorded its sixth conference victory of the season with Saturday's win, marking just the fourth time OSU has reached six league wins in a season. Mike Gundy has been responsible for all four ('09, '10, '11. '13).
18 – OSU has now forced a turnover in 18-straight games and have won the turnover battle in 18 of its past 21 contests.
32 – The Cowboys have at least one scoring drive of two minutes of less in 31-straight games and have accomplished it in 47 of the past 48. Oklahoma State had two such drives against Texas, not including Gilbert's interception return.
0 – Losses in the state of Texas in 2013, having beaten Texas, Texas Tech and UTSA all on the road, and Mississippi State on a neutral field in Houston. OSU has now won 10 of its past 11 games in the Lone Star State.
25 – The 25-point margin marked the worst home loss in 16 years at Texas for Mack Brown.
13 – OSU's defense once again showed how good it has become, holding Texas to a season-low 13 points … and doing it in their home stadium.