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Daily Bullets (July 6): Deep Discussions on Realignment Happening, Mike Gundy Knows What It’s All About

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

• No massive news yesterday – but the Big 12 was reportedly in ‘deep discussions’ with six PAC-12 teams

Something that makes sense is that the Big 12 and the PAC-12 are sort of in a race to bring these schools to the negotiating table and lock them in. Cooler heads would feel it’s wise to sit back and see what Notre Dame does and what happens in the ACC before you start granting your TV rights to a conference. It feels like a subtle pull in both directions.

Some bullet points:
PAC-12 and ACC are discussing a post-season game for their champions, trying to create TV value, probably replacing the Rose Bowl
– A take on what every conference will “reasonably” do

Mike Gundy points to what realignment is all about after being asked about a 30-team super football league taking over:

“It could happen,” Gundy said. “Unfortunately, all of this is moving in the direction of money. Period. Whether we like it or not. Everything is going in the direction of money.”


College football teams playing each other nationally 12 weeks of the year won’t draw the same interest as the regionalization models. College fans love to see their team beat their neighbor/coworker/extended family member’s team.

• These have been out for a bit but you can take a look at jersey numbers for new Cowboy Football players

5.5k attendees per game sounds terrific for college baseball:

• I wouldn’t be opposed to these pods:

Non-OSU Bullets

I don’t have a grid for this – Head Country at No. 2 – absolutely. Great Value at No. 1 – get outta here East Coasters.
• Don’t be a “lover of first grade” Christian (faith-based)

My goodness this coach is hilarious – they need to have audio soundbites of him on the new NCAA Football game:

Our hood in south Tulsa Monday night:

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