OSU football: Numbers tell the story of 24-21 Texas Bowl loss
1: Completion on nine downfield throws by OSU quarterback Dru Brown, though the one connection was a 57-yard touchdown pass to Braydon Johnson.
2: Takeaways for the OSU defense; the Cowboy offense committed no turnovers.
3: Bowl losses this decade for OSU, which was 7-2 in ‘10s postseason games entering this one.
4: Sacks by Texas A&M, which put Brown on the run much of the night.
12: 100-yards-plus rushing games for OSU tailback Chuba Hubbard this season, a Big 12 record.
45:29: Scoreless drought for OSU, after taking a 14-0 lead late in the first quarter.
97: Length of OSU’s first-quarter touchdown drive, the longest in Texas Bowl history.
116: Yards for Texas A&M on three old-fashioned option plays, with quarterback Kellen Mond pitching to Ainias Smith for a 19-yard gain in the third quarter and running for 67- and 30-yard gains in the fourth quarter.
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Berry Tramel, Columnist