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College Football Spotlight: Big numbers in a Big 12 shootout

College Football Spotlight: Big numbers in a Big 12 shootout

When teams combine for more than 120 points and 1,300 yards in a game, the defense has officially become offensive.

In a Big 12 Conference shootout Saturday, Oklahoma State had 662 yards and 70 points; Texas Tech had 642 yards and 53 points.

And yes, there were a few long gains.

Three Oklahoma State receivers with multiple receptions averaged better than 20 yards a catch. James Washington had four for 200 yards and two touchdowns; David Glidden had two for 80 yards; and Brandon Sheperd had two for 54 yards and a touchdown.

The Cowboys also got a 59-yard return of an interception for a touchdown by Ramon Richards and a 67-yard punt return for a touchdown by Jalen...

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