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Players to watch, game strategy against Oklahoma State

Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger has thrown 34 touchdown passes and been intercepted just three times in the Longhorns' first three games, but one of strongest attributes is his versatility; he has thrown and rushed for a touchdown in 10 of the last 16 Texas games (photo courtesy of Jose Mendez / Horns Illustrated).

By Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas — No. 12 Texas (2-1) hosts unbeaten and über-dangerous Oklahoma State (3-0) Saturday night in each team's Big 12 Conference opener, with kickoff at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium set for 6:30 CDT.

Here are a few of the players we will be watching and our thoughts about some of the dustup’s key strategy as the Longhorns try to break a five-game home losing streak to Mike Gundy’s talented Cowboys:

Players to watch
Quarterback Sam Ehlinger — It has been said

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .