(Y3) 2012 Oklahoma State Cowboys Team Preview & Recruiting Last Season: (11-2) Overall, (2-1) versus Oklahoma All-Time Offense: The Cowboys thought they had Senior Captain, and Team leader Clint Chelf returning for his Senior season. Instead, he changed his mind once getting later feedback from the NFL and now being scouted as a early 2nd to 3rd Round Pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. Now the Cowboys look to True Sophmore and the team's top signee from two years ago Bryan Johnston Jr. Johnston is an athletic and smart kid with "no limits" to his potential according to Coach Mike Gundy. Johnston has a strong arm to make all the throws in the high-octane offense. Johnston now must step up as a leader in the huddle, and take the reign's of this young offense. At Tailback, Senior Jeremy Smith returns and should be an nice outlet when Johnston is in trouble. While the Cowboys are known no more for their running. Smith is very dangerous out of the shotgun with screens & draws. At Wide Receiver the Cowboys might look weak but you better not under-estimate this group after watching the entire spring. These youngsters can all about run, and they run their routes to a crisp. On top of that, Red-shirt Sophomore Casey Hill returns to lead the receivers after emerging last year as the teams deep threat weapon with nearly 1,400 yards receiving. On the offensive line the Cowboys struggled, but they did start a true freshman at Right Tackle. This season they look to be a little more seasoned and ramped up going into their second year of the offense. Senior Left Guard and three year starter Brandon Webb is an absolute monster in the middle and should be a Top 10 NFL Draft pick next year. He will make all line calls for Center Javius Townsend and be the leader of the line. Defense: This year again the Cowboys plan to improve their pass rush and generate more push up the gut. Free Safety Daytawion Lowe returns for his Senior Year and will have to lead a young Cowboys secondary. Last seasons Athletic SS Devin Hedgepath returns back to Corner to help out the thin group. Both Outside LB's Tommie Sanders & Shaun Lewis return and Coach Gundy expects more pressure after a mediocre season last year rushing the passer.