Chalk Talk: Breaking Down OSU’s Pick Play Against West Virginia

The Oklahoma State Cowboys showed a bit of new stuff in their 50-39 victory over West Virginia last Saturday, but they used a new wrinkle to score their first touchdown. They used a variation of a pick route to create a screen for James Washington. OSU doesn’t use rub routes as a staple of their offense, mostly because they don’t frequently use formations that work well with rub routes (e.g. trips,