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Daily Bullets (June 12): Chuba, Tylan are All-Americans, Poke 2B Went in the Third Round



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OSU Bullets

Chuba Hubbard and Tylan Wallace were named Walter Camp All-Americans for the preseason

• If you’re a betting man, YahooSports says to take Gundy’s Pokes over the Texas Longhorns for the Big 12 Championship.

Best value: Oklahoma State +800
Texas has more all-around talent, but with the amount of star power Oklahoma State is returning on offense, it would be hard to question anybody who took a flier on the Cowboys at 8-1 compared to Texas’ +130 odds. [YahooSports]

• The Seattle Mariners took the Cowboys’ second baseman in the third round

• ESPN’s Jay Bilas may be my favorite college basketball commentator now – just look at how he went to bat for the Pokes.

“The postseason ban, I feel in this case, is egregious,” Bilas told the O’Colly. “It is over-punishing, and the punishment is not in any way proportional to the charge.” [O’Colly]

• Missed this in Thursday’s Bullets – Pokes lost a commit from the loaded 2020 wrestling class

According to this piece, OSU doesn’t have the blue-chip ratio to compete for a national championship – barring a 40-year team where a QB blossoms and injuries knock out the usual suspects

Alternatively, OSU does have it’s once-every-four-years team that’s able to compete for big things:

• Awesome stuff here from OSU athletics on the current moment calling us all to be the change: 

Non-OSU Bullets

• A guy went into a 2.5 month silent retreat before Covid started, then came out
• How the Coronavirus compares with other deadly events over the last 100 years
• Good faith-based read explaining the concept of the weak being strong

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