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1987 Oklahoma State Cowboys Roster

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (6th of 104) ▪ Rank: 11th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 5-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Pat Jones (10-2)

PS/G: 34.1 (7th of 104) ▪ PA/G: 20.2 (40th of 104)
SRS: 11.50 (18th of 104) ▪ SOS: 0.67 (61st of 104)

Bowl Game: Won Sun Bowl 35-33 versus West Virginia


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Mike Gundy* QB 170 Cmp, 287 Att, 2106 Yds, 13 TD
Chris Smith QB 9 Cmp, 20 Att, 130 Yds, 0 TD
Garrett Limbrick* RB 17 Att, 54 Yds, 3.2 Avg
Thurman Thomas* RB 251 Att, 1613 Yds, 6.4 Avg
Vernon Brown RB 9 Att, 44 Yds, 4.9 Avg
Devin Jones RB 7 Att, 40 Yds, 5.7 Avg
Mitch Nash RB 32 Att, 82 Yds, 2.6 Avg
Barry Sanders RB 105 Att, 603 Yds, 5.7 Avg
Hart Lee Dykes* WR 61 Rec, 978 Yds, 16.0 Avg
Jarrod Green* WR 24 Rec, 259 Yds, 10.8 Avg
Curtis Mayfield WR 8 Rec, 74 Yds, 9.3 Avg
Brent Parker WR 2 Rec, 50 Yds, 25.0 Avg
Ronnie Williams WR 26 Rec, 304 Yds, 11.7 Avg
Brien Keith* TE 15 Rec, 153 Yds, 10.2 Avg
J.R. Dillard TE 10 Rec, 92 Yds, 9.2 Avg
John Boisvert* OL
Jason Kidder* OL
Doug Meacham* OL
Chris Stanley* OL
Byron Woodard* OL
Mike Wolfe OL
David Bailey* DL
Brandon Colbert* DL
Marcus Jones* DL
Ricky Shaw* DL
Ron Williams* DL
Kim Johnson DL
Sim Drain* LB
Robert Nunn* LB
Chris Pegram LB
Vernon Victor LB
Jerry Deckard* DB
Melvin Gilliam* DB
Rod Smith* DB
Wade Weller* DB
Cary Cooper P