Flawed recruiting classes at core of Cowboys’ vulnerability

As fans drove away from Boone Pickens Stadium following a failed homecoming, a second straight offense-less loss, Cowboys radio play-by-play voice Dave Hunziker bounced the postgame broadcast back and forth between the booth and locker room interviews.

Players and coaches offered regrets and disappointment, and in certain cases reasons for hope.

Then, straying from his usual script, Hunziker delivered critical analysis.

Two Oklahoma State recruiting classes – 2010 and 2011 – reveal holes. And vulnerability; a vulnerability exposed regularly now as the Big 12’s better teams attack weak spots where freshmen and sophomores have been forced into duty.

When Cowboys coach Mike Gundy talks about the youth and inexperience plaguing this team, he might as well be pointing at those classes for blame.

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