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Daily Bullets (Oct. 2): Pokes Open As Double-Digit Underdogs, Hovland’s Ryder Cup Fun

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

Vegas opened with OSU as ten-point underdogs to Kansas State, while ESPN’s SP+ has the Pokes losing by 12 with a 24 percent chance to wing (X/Twitter)

Viktor Hovland took care of business as one of the aces for the European team over Rickie Fowler’s Americans in the Ryder Cup (CBS Sports)

If you’re thinking about a fixable issue for this Cowboy team, Marshall with Pistols Firing has one potentially.

A lot of their issues Saturday came in the defensive backfield… There have been some issues passing guys off, determining if it’s man or zone and then all of a sudden you have a guy streaking down the field uncovered… The biggest issue has been miscommunication and I think that is fixable.

[GoPokes 247]

Ideas for OSU to fix their team in the bye week (O’Colly)

Just for commentary – two Power Five programs fired or demoted coordinators over the weekend (Indiana and Georgia Tech). Iowa continues to struggle offensively, good for context to compare the recently canned Indiana OC, the struggling Iowa OC, and the Cowboys’ offense:

JPR is hitting his stride in Funky Town:

Non-OSU Bullets

• Top ten most inspirational quotes from Coach Taylor to get you through your Monday
• 690 new words added to the US dictionary – helpful for this old Millennial

It’s a pessimistic way to look at it but it’s a solid descriptor of this fall so far:

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