Jan. 2, 2012
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The 2011 Oklahoma State football season was a season of firsts.
The Cowboys won their first-ever outright Big 12 championship. They earned their first-ever BCS bowl game appearance with a trip to the Fiesta Bowl. They were the first team to beat Texas in Austin two consecutive seasons since 1911. Their 44-10 win over Oklahoma in the Bedlam game marked OSU's most lopsided victory over the Sooners since 1947.
Oklahoma State finished the regular season leading the nation in turnovers forced, ranking second in scoring offense and passing offense and third in total offense. Additionally, the Pokes ranked in the top 10 nationally in pass efficiency, pass efficiency defense, passes intercepted, first downs per game, third down conversion percentage, turnover margin and red zone defense.
From an individual perspective, coach Mike Gundy was the winner of the Eddie Robinson Award as the national coach of the year, Justin Blackmon won his second straight Biletnikoff Award as America's best receiver and a staggering six Cowboys were recognized as All-Americans.
With all that said, here are the OFFICIAL REGULAR-SEASON HIGHLIGHTS from the breathtaking 2011 season.