Both the Cowboys and the Sooners were handed post season superlatives by different outlets on Thursday.
OSU cornerback Justin Gilbert was awarded the College Football Performance Award as the nations best defensive back. The senior hauled in 7 interceptions this season.
Meanwhile, a foursome of Sooners were named to the ESPN Big 12 All-Bowl team. Seniors Gabe Ikard and Jalen Saunders, junior Genero Grissom and freshman Trevor Knight were all honored by the worldwide leader for their impressive performances against Alabama.