Offensive Key to the Game: OSU Must Establish the Run

On offense, the primary key for the Cowboys this Saturday will be to establish a running game. Texas defensive coordinator Todd Orlando’s scheme is very similar to that of Iowa State’s, in that they are primarily in a three defensive linemen-front.

If teams are unable to run against the three lineman-look, the Longhorns can drop eight into coverage and make it extremely difficult for offenses to move the ball