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Daily Bullets (Aug. 18): No QB Decision Yet, Ideal Conference Schedule for the Pokes

Thanks for stopping by – here’s your daily dose of Oklahoma State sports news.



Thanks for stopping by – here’s your daily dose of Oklahoma State sports news.

OSU Bullets

• Mike Gundy and Co. chatted with the media yesterday (five top quotes here) – QB race update: too early to call (PFB)

• Program mainstay Zack Esposito is leaving Cowboy Wrestling for USA Wrestling (PFB)

Here’s the ideal endpoint in the world of super conferences for Oklahoma State – even more games against these quality conference mates. An even more fun idea? A four-team Big 12 playoff.

But playing more conference games is a swell idea. Mike Gundy politicked for an 11-game conference schedule, back when the Big 12 was 12 teams.  

A great schedule would be all these leagues playing 11-game schedules, with the non-conference game a marquee opponent. That would be college football at its best. 


• OSU is running much more three-man front this year and the noseguard spot appears to be stocked just fine.

(Justin) Kirkland has the makings of an All-Big 12 season. He’s huge, fast and competitive. Clay is someone who has grown a lot this offseason, Gundy said. “Collin (Clay) is a guy that’s developed his body,” Gundy said. 


• At nearly 40 minutes in, Brett Yormark goes on this podcast and talks about his experience as Big 12 commissioner (Apple Podcasts)

• Mike Gundy on the marching band’s importance:

Non-OSU Bullets

• Sparing Gonzaga and UConn was a good move for all
• How to do great work
When we follow (faith-based)

I’m a big fan of this guy’s (faith-based) writings:

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