August 11, 2012

Lunt dialing it in?

Oklahoma State held their first full scrimmage of the fall on Saturday evening. Naturally, the big question was how true freshman quarterback Wes Lunt would fare. Consider that question answered, on the positive side of the ledger.

"We expected him to play well. He will still go through some growing pains, but I was pleased with him and how he handled our offense," said head coach Mike Gundy. "A couple times, our running backs got lined up wrong and he adjusted them and got them set, which is not easy to do when you play as fast as we do. His demeanor and temperament was good. I thought he released the ball well in throwing lanes. He got the ball up high. I believe he only had one ball knocked down and our defensive line has been very good at knocking balls down the last year or two and even in the spring. I thought he played well."

Lunt playing well puts pressure on Bill Young's defensive unit, but count the veteran coach as another who credits OSU's true freshman with a good showing.

"I thought (Lunt) played extremely well," Young said. "I thought the receivers made some really good over-the-shoulder catches - good catches. The offensive line is protecting and it just shows you what

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