Credit for No. 11 Oklahoma State's impressive 3-0 start has gone to the emergence of sophomore quarterback J.W. Walsh and the strong performance of their veteran-laden defense.
Another component in the Cowboys' success has been the play of senior running back Jeremy Smith.
Smith's numbers don't look all that spectacular until the touchdown category - he's the Big 12 Conference co-leader with six rushing TDs.
He's a key reason OSU has enjoyed success in the red zone, with 15 touchdowns on 15 trips inside the opposing 20-yard-line.
Smith will be a big part of the Cowboys' game plan when they open Big 12 play on Saturday at West Virginia (2-2, 0-1).