Oklahoma State defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah (38) attempts to move around Central Arkansas Kyle Stouffer (76) during Central Arkansas and Oklahoma State's games earlier this year. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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Texas vs. Oklahoma State: The Eyes of Texas will be upon whom?

Posted September 25th, 2015

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On Saturday against Oklahoma State, the eyes of Texas will be upon …

MASON RUDOLPH, QB

Rudolph was headed for a redshirt season in 2014 before he made his debut in the 11th game against Baylor — the week after the Cowboys imploded in a 28-7 loss to Texas. Rudolph is 5-1 as a starter, including wins over Oklahoma and Washington. Two weeks ago he threw for 401 yards against Central Arkansas, but did not reach 300 yards against Central Michigan or UTSA. Rudolph (6-4, 220) is not a serious threat to run and draws parallels to former Cowboy (and current Cowboy, in Dallas) Brandon Weeden.

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EMMANUEL OGBAH, DE

Ogbah is the Big 12’s reigning defensive lineman of the year, which is even more impressive when you think of who he beat out for the honor — Texas’ Malcom Brown, Baylor’s Shawn Oakman and Oklahoma’s Jordan Phillips, to name a few. Ogbah, a junior, is off to another stellar season, registering a sack in all three games (3.5 total). The product of Houston’s George Bush is among 58 Texans on OSU’s roster. He recorded a sack in last year’s loss to Texas.

DAVID GLIDDEN, WR

The 5-feet, 8-inch senior tends to go undetected until it’s too late. Eight of his 12 receptions have resulted in a gain of 15 yards or more, and four have gone for at least 30 yards. He’s averaging 23 yards per reception, which should have the attention of a Texas secondary that has been chewed up in man coverage and could be without safety Jason Hall (shoulder). Last year against Texas, Glidden pulled in three catches for 31 yards.

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