"I'm really disappointed that we weren't able to bow up when we faced some adversity when we were getting down," he said. "The bottom line is we were getting out butts kicked out there and we didn't have anybody bow up.
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THE MOUNTAINEERS (5-1, 2-1 Big 12) aren't alone with injuries. Texas lost defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat to a season ending injury. He tore a pectoral muscle against Oklahoma. Quarterback David Ash was feared to have broken his non-throwing hand, but Coach Mack Brown said Ash's left hand is just bruised.
Texas Tech lost receiver Bradley Marquez to a season-ending knee injury against WVU. Tight end Jace Amaro will miss Saturday's game against TCU.
The Red Raiders were already without receiver Javon Bell, who missed the win against the Mountaineers.
Oklahoma State played again without starting quarterback Wes Lundt, but J.W. Walsh led the Cowboys to a road win, his first in two starts, Saturday at Kansas. In three games in place of Lundt, Walsh is 59-for-86 for 903 yards, seven touchdowns and three interceptions. He's also run for 179 yards and two touchdowns.
Lundt could be back this week for Iowa State, but Walsh ranks No. 6 nationally in passer efficiency and No. 45 in total offense while Oklahoma State (3-2, 2-1) is No. 1 in total offense. Coach Mike Gundy hasn't decided if Walsh will maintain a role with Lundt, who was named the starter in April.
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OKLAHOMA STATE, TCU and Iowa State have made quarterback changes this season and Kansas may do the same. Coach Charlie Weis said the coaching staff has thought about pulling senior transfer Dayne Crist in favor of Mike Cummings, who rallied the Jayhawks against Oklahoma State.
"It would be more about what gives us the best chance to win against a very, very, very good Oklahoma team," Weis said.
Cummings passed for 75 yards and a touchdown and led two touchdown drives in the second half of the 20-14 loss to Oklahoma State. He also had Kansas in Cowboys territory on its final drive, but the Jayhawks couldn't come all the way back from a 20-0 deficit.
Kansas (1-5, 0-3) has lost five consecutive games.
"Every game we've been in, we went into halftime this year up or down a little bit," Weis said. "There hasn't been a game this year where we've gone into halftime and the game's been decided.
"This week, we go in down 10 at halftime after a 0-0 first quarter and they begin the fourth quarter and kick a field goal to go up 20-0 and you feel the way things have gone this year that it's about ready to get ugly. It went the exact opposite direction."
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