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Daily Bullets – 8.25

Epic quote from Richetti Jones here: “We’re like the upset girlfriend. You [the people who picked OSU last in the South last year] called me fat. So basically, I’m not talking to you. I don’t care what you’re saying. I don’t care what’s going on.” (NewsOK)

Strong breakdown of what it will take to get to New Orleans here by Anthony Slater. (O’Colly)

Peter Uihlein tees it up at 11:20 today against the 2010 Big 12 POY. Coverage starts at 1 on the Golf Channel. (USGA)

Berry Tramel says this is the best era in OSU football history. (NewsOK)

Ubben says Markelle Martin and Johnny Thomas make up two of the seven best safeties in the Big 12. (ESPN)

He also has Weeden as the #3 player in the Big 12, which means Blackmon and Broyles are #1 and #2. (ESPN)

Desmond. (arts.gov)

Eugene Wong made things a little dicey after Uihlein was up 4 with 4 to play. (Golf Digest)

Gundy: “He’s doing all the things to put himself in position to have better numbers.” Maybe I need to rethink all my predictions… (NewsOK)

This might be worse than Cowboys 4Ever. Hat tip to Dr. Saturday. (Twitter)

For all the Gina Mizell haters out there: she’s good. (NewsOK)

Also, here’s her podcast with Mike Sherman. (NewsOK)

Pretty cool OSU countdown clock. (cowboycountdown.com)

Fascinating idea spelled out by Andy Staples here that would essentially entail having college teams without conference championships (like OSU) play bracket buster games on championship weekend to help their national title aspirations. (Sports Illustrated)

Good work by Gavin Lang on the first version of the OSU game notes for 2011. Tons of great info in here. (okstate.com)

Thanks to one of my readers (Benton Rudd) for pointing out that Eduardo Najera has been voted the 367th best player in the NBA: ” Eduardo Najera is proof that you don’t need a lot of basketball skill to make every opposing fan base in the NBA hate you.” (ESPN)

Verizon FiOS will carry the Longhorn Network. Great, that’s my cable provider. (ESPN)

Although they will be airing all 5 seasons of Friday Night Lights. (Texas Sports)

However, Darren Rovell points out that things might not be as rosy as they seem in Austin. (CNBC)

Last bit on Texas, sounds like their fall is going splendidly. (The Daily Texan)

I’m beginning to kind of like Adidas. I know that sounds blasphemous to those who have known me for a long time (and don’t worry, they’ll never come close to Nike), but I think Under Armour is the new Adidas and Adidas is the new homeless man’s Nike. (AP)

Hat tip to Ryan Cameron for providing this..

  • Kyle Lucas

    7 Days in Utopia is a great book. Worth the read. Can help your golf game too.

  • Money

    What did you find impressive about Mizell’s article?

    • Kyle Porter

      I just think she’s a strong writer and has a good personality for the position.