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One-on-One With Desmond Roland

ARLINGTON, Texas — After taking over as the feature back against Iowa State, junior running back Desmond Roland ran for 219 yards and four touchdowns. His emergence was a major factor in Oklahoma State turning around its offensive production, as Roland now has 781 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns. Wednesday, Roland talked about his breakout season and the reasons behind his success.

Going back to before the season, did you have a feeling your time was going to come like it has? Roland: I had a feeling it was going to come. I just was staying positive, working hard, staying on my grind. I wasn't worried about when it was going to come or how it was going to come, I just knew when my name was called, I was going to have to take advantage of it. Was there a formal conversation...

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