Special teams suddenly a positive for No. 15 Oklahoma State


September 16, 2018

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Mike Gundy wanted to see improvement on special teams. No. 15 Oklahoma State answered its coach's call.

The Cowboys blocked two punts, returning one for a touchdown, and made three field goals in a 44-21 win over then-No. 17 Boise State on Saturday. That marked a sharp turnaround after losing a fumble the week before on an attempted punt by Matt Hockett, leading to a South Alabama TD in Oklahoma State's 55-13 win.

The blocked punts are a hallmark of Gundy's special teams units. Oklahoma State (3-0) is tied with Temple for the national lead in blocked kicks with 23...

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