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Bill Young: Old Friends Bring New Fears

When Bill Young was hired as Oklahoma State's defensive coordinator he had one year of warm up before Dana Holgorsen arrived to coordinate the Cowboy offense and covert the attack into a spread similar to Texas Tech's under Mike Leach. Holgorsen returns to Stillwater on Saturday as West Virginia's head coach, and will bring with him Joe DeForest, a former trusted member of Young's defensive staff.

So, who has the advantage? "Well, I think it is kind of a trade off because everything they are doing we've seen, and everything we are doing they've seen, so we have a few new wrinkles and so do they." explained Young. "I think it's a push." That may be the summation, but head coach Mike Gundy is not buying into the fact the Cowboys have the chief intangible in that most of their players were...

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