Long Term Contender
ESPN ranked football programs by who is most likely to compete with Alabama for supremacy. The Cowboys are in the top 15.
13. Oklahoma State Cowboys
Mike Gundy has molded Oklahoma State into the Big 12’s version of Stanford and Wisconsin. The Pokes have averaged 9.6 wins since 2008 under Gundy, who just signed a five-year contract extension and should remain through the evaluation period. [ESPN