OSU Defensive Positional Power Rankings: Backup Backers Look Like Starters of Old

Gyasi Akem is Alex Elkins.

It’s nice to have backups who look and run like Gyasi Akem. pic.twitter.com/b2YXMXBbm3

— Pistols Firing (@pistolsguys) September 16, 2017

Both are about 6-foot-2, 230 pounds. Both played linebacker at Oklahoma State and played well. The only difference is one started and one has been fighting for playing time since he got on campus.

The Cowboys’ linebacker situation historically has been floppier than