Emerging defense leads the way for Oklahoma State
August 20, 2021
Oklahoma State has built its reputation under coach Mike Gundy with explosive offensive play.
The defense has caught up and that makes the Cowboys a threat to contend in the Big 12 this season. Oklahoma State returns nine starters from a unit that anchored an 8-3 finish last season.
"I've been very impressed with our defensive coordinator, Jim Knowles, and his staff, and his willingness to adjust to our league," Gundy said. "I feel more comfortable with our defense going on the field than I have maybe in my first 12 to 14 years as a head coach."
The key returnee is safety Kolby Harvell-Peel...