October 10, 2007

Breaking down the Oklahoma State defense

Nebraska Opponent Defensive Scouting Report

Who: Oklahoma State Cowboys
School Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
School Colors: Orange and Black

Record: 3-3
National Ranking: Unranked
Conference: Big 12 (South Division)

Head Coach: Mike Gundy (In his third season at Oklahoma State, 14-16 overall, 1-0 vs. Nebraska
Defensive Coordinator: Tim Beckman

When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 11:35 p.m (CDT)
Where: Memorial Stadium - Tom Osborne Field
TV: FSN Pay-Per-View
Radio: Host Communications
Series Record: Nebraska leads 36-4-1
Base Offensive Formation: 4-3

On The Line: Coming into the season, inexperience on the defensive line was a concern for the Cowboys. Senior ends Marque Fountain (6-2, 260) and Nathan Peterson (6-2, 240) have made 9.5 tackles behind the line of scrimmage, including a pair of quarterback sacks from Fountain. Peterson has a fumble recovery to his credit. Senior nose tackle Maurice Cummings (6-4, 275) has recorded four tackles for loss and a fumble recovery. Junior Tonga Tea (6-0, 310) lines up tackle.

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