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Daily Bullets (July 27): A Cowboy Retires, Potential Reason for Realignment Stalling

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

• Chris Carson is retiring from the NFL after a five-year career due to injury – good ride, Cowboy.

• HCS noted that the Pokes trap game for this year is the home match against the Central Michigan Chippewas – worth keeping an eye on their head coach is having some health problems

• If you’re wondering what’s going on with realignment, this tidbit around Big Ten media day seems to explain it – the Big Ten hasn’t shut the door on expansion yet and that’s surely stalling the conversation about Big 12 expansion and/or Pac-12:

The schools being considered by the Big Ten, sources told Action Network, are Notre Dame, Oregon, Washington, Stanford, Cal, Miami and Florida State. Warren would not comment on specific schools as potential members.

[Action Sports]

• ESPN evaluated what 20 teams need to do to become legit national title contenders – here’s what they had to say about the Pokes:

[ESPN + $$$]

• Watch List Season:
– Hunter Woodard was named for the Outland Trophy – to go with Preston
– Collin Oliver and Brock Martin were named for the Bronko Nagurski list

• A five-star center the Pokes had on campus is making his final decision on Monday – PFB has noted that Kentucky appears to be the leading candidate

• OSU added a big name in-state to its wrestling squad

• That 2018 Texas homecoming game was terrific – Corndog’s shining moment.

Non-OSU Bullets

• Russell Westbrook’s moment of truth
• Motivation for a naturally “untenacious” person
• Good (longer) piece on social media and isolation (faith-based)

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