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How OSU Football is Using Its Losses in 2018 As Motivation for 2019

Cowboys’ losses fueling a bounceback season.



Oklahoma State is using its shortcomings of the 2018 season — a 6-6 regular season campaign capped by a win over Mizzou in the Liberty Bowl — to prepare for a more successful 2019 season in the most unique way.

By imprinting the names of each team it lost to on the front and back of shirts that players will don during workouts:

Yep, in order, that’s: Texas Tech, Iowa State, Kansas State, Baylor, Oklahoma, Texas Christian. Look closely:

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There are some question marks for Oklahoma State football in 2019 at key spots — the Pokes are replacing their QB, their starting RB, most of their defensive line and, of course, former Heisman contender Zach Sinor — but there is reason for optimism with Spencer Sanders and Dru Brown returning along with Chuba Hubbard and a host of rising defensive backs that a bounceback is in order.

That obviously begins in the offseason, and a lot of it comes down to motivation. Needless to say, OSU has at least six solid reasons to work harder for a better 2019.

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