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Defense Has Its Work Cut Out With Texas

Calvin Barnett pressures David Ash in 2012 game.

We've come to know this season that each week is a new week for defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer as he readies his Oklahoma State defense for its next challenge. The catch words of "stay humble," "be focused," and "don't believe what the media is saying" are repeated nearly every week as Spencer, who leads one to believe the offense of that week is going to keep him up at night.

Spencer's defense currently stands as the number two scoring defense in the Big 12, allowing just 19.7 points a game, just 4.3 points a game behind leader Baylor. In total defense, the Cowboys are fourth and they are number two in rushing defense, allowing 131.7 yards a game and just roughly six yards a game behind leader TCU. However, what should scare Mack Brown, offensive coordinator Major... Recommended Stories

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