STILLWATER, OK – NOVEMBER 7 : A general view of the stadium during the game against the TCU Horned Frogs November 7, 2015 at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The Cowboys defeated the Horned Frogs 49-29. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)Texas football appears to have taken a big step forward in recent weeks. A trip to Oklahoma State is never easy though.The Pokes are having a down season overall at 4-3, after three straight 10-win years. They’ve jumped on the Longhorns early tonight though.Midway through the second quarter, Oklahoma State leads Texas 24-14 in Stillwater.Quarterback Taylor Cornelius is off to a strong start for Mike Gundy’s team.He’s 12-for-16 for 180 yards and two touchdowns thus far. Oklahoma State has also been extremely productive on the ground, with 129 total rushing yards.Justice Hill and Chuba Hubbard have over 60 yards each thus far.It’s an appropriate fast start, considering who is in Stillwater for the game. Oklahoma State is honoring program legend Barry Sanders, and wearing some amazing throwbacks for the occasion.The ? and the ?????!Welcome back @BarrySanders and the #WarPigs! #okstate pic.twitter.com/IFlIOywYTl— Cowboy Football (@CowboyFB) October 28, 2018Texas did just cut things down to a 10-point lead on a Sam Ehlinger touchdown run from the one-yard line. Still, this is definitely the start you want if you’re an Oklahoma State fan.