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Bill Young: Cowboys Get A Jump On Tech

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Oklahoma State is a week away from Bedlam, and this week Oklahoma is heading to West Virginia to face Dana Holgorsen's offense and in a way get a head start on preparing for the Cowboys offense. You hate to see the Sooners inherit that advantage, but this week the Cowboys get the advantage as the Mountaineers offense was a good prep for Texas Tech's no-huddle spread offense.

"They're very similar to West Virginia," Cowboys defensive coordinator Bill Young said on Monday. "They'll go five wide, and their running back is like a wide receiver coming out of the backfield. "So they stretch you, open up big gaps in the middle and if you miss a tackle, it's a big play. Just a very tough offense to play against, much like ours," said Young. Like any spread offense, it is... Recommended Stories