Undermanned Oklahoma St. tops Texas A&M

Undermanned Oklahoma St. tops Texas A&M

Published Oct. 11, 2009 12:39 a.m. ET

Oklahoma State salvaged a bad week with a huge victory.

Zac Robinson threw two touchdown passes and the 15th-ranked Cowboys overcame the absence of their top two playmakers to beat Texas A&M 36-31 on Saturday.

Oklahoma State (4-1, 1-0 Big 12) played without All-America receiver Dez Bryant, who was ruled ineligible by the school this week for lying to the NCAA about contact he made with a former NFL player. Oklahoma State was also missing Kendall Hunter, the Big 12's leading rusher in 2008, who sat out with an ankle injury.

Robinson completed 14 of 25 passes for 279 yards, Keith Toston ran for 130 yards and Beau Johnson ran for two scores as the Cowboys won at Kyle Field for only the second time since 1983.