OSU football: Cornerback Rodarius Williams has career day in win
STILLWATER — Oklahoma State cornerback Rodarius Williams broke up a third-down pass that helped keep the Cowboys ahead by a touchdown on West Virginia’s last deep penetration into OSU territory.
The knockdown was Williams’ fourth of the day, a career high, and OSU batted down six passes in all during the 27-13 victory on Saturday at Boone Pickens Stadium. .
West Virginia quarterback Jarret Doege was 20-of-37 for 285 yards and hit the Cowboys for a 70-yard score over the middle in the second quarter, but he was harassed throughout the game by OSU defenders in the pocket and in the secondary.
“We come in and watch film day in and day out,” Williams said. “Every time they caught the ball, we was right there. It’s film study and we’re taking it seriously.
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“Just being a veteran guy on the back end, I know a lot of these guys depend on me, even on the front end and at the linebacker position, they depend on me to make plays when I’m given the opportunity to make a play. From film study, I knew exactly what (West Virginia receiver Sam James) was gonna do before he even did it. It just comes from being a veteran and taking film serious.”