OSU’s Defense — Not Offense — Is the Biggest Reason for its Lack of Overall Success in 2018

Oklahoma State has maybe not lived up to either preseason expectations or program expectations so far this season as they’ve submitted an up-and-down 5-3 record through their first eight games.

Anecdotally that’s because the offense has struggled and the defense has struggled, and both of those units have struggled about the same amount. Except … that’s not what the numbers tell us.

The numbers tell us that OSU has been