Recap - Cowboys Defeat Louisiana-Lafayette 65-24
|Recap - Cowboys Defeat Louisiana-Lafayette 65-24|
J.W. Walsh threw for 347 yards to lead the Cowboys over Louisiana-Lafayette 65-24 on Saturday in Week 3 action at Boone Pickens Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Cowboys were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 23.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 73.5.
Joseph Randle rushed for 105 yards, while J.W. Walsh added 73 yards in the win. Blake Jackson and Josh Stewart added 112 and 104 receiving yards respectively.
Effrem Reed rushed for 45 yards for Louisiana-Lafayette, while Blaine Gautier added 21 yards. Blaine Gautier threw for 236 yards for the Ragin` Cajuns, while receivers Javone Lawson and Darryl Surgent had 92 and 83 yards respectively.
Oklahoma State outgained Louisiana-Lafayette 742-376 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 39-18 by the Cowboys.
Louisiana-Lafayette lost the time of possession battle 34:34/25:26, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Oklahoma State heads into a Week 5 battle against Texas. Louisiana-Lafayette, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida International.