Sep 14, 2013; Stillwater, OK, USA; Oklahoma State Cowboys quarterback Clint Chelf (10) looks to pass the ball during the first half against the Lamar Cardinals at Boone Pickens Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Richard Rowe-USA TODAY Sports

Oklahoma State to start Clint Chelf at QB


No. 19 Oklahoma State Cowboys is traveling to take on Iowa State. The Cowboys will be starting Clint Chelf at quarterback today. Chelf has completed 30 of 55 passes this season, a 54.5 percent mark, and thrown for 471 yards, three touchdowns and an interception.

Chelf came in the game against TCU last week and helped lead the Cowboys to a victory over the Horned Frogs. Chelf replaced J.W. Walsh after he threw two first half interceptions, one of which was an ill-advised throw over the middle.

Cowboys head coach Mike Gundy has decided to stick with Chelf for at least one more game. That decision allows Chelf, a senior, to start in Oklahoma State’s homecoming game.

“We felt like we needed a spark on offense and so we made a change and played Clint,” Gundy said last week. “So we’ll evaluate our offense this week and our game plan for the next team and decide which direction we want to go.”

“There were a couple of throws that didn’t look good, but I think there was a reason for that,” Gundy said of Chelf’s performance. “Overall, I thought he managed the game pretty well.”

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