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• “(Bryce) Thompson made an already deep backcourt deeper.” Gosh, I can’t wait to see how this guy fits in.
• Still no update on OSU’s NCAA appeal for basketball sanctions – Mike Boynton noted it cost a recruit this spring.
I get that the NCAA is rewriting their constitution but dealing with a member institution this way is starting to seem a bit intentional: “if we can’t punish you, at least we’ll drag it out.”
• I can’t express how much I loved Gundy’s logic on that 4th-an-1 call late in the Baylor game. Here’s his words explaining:
“It crossed my mind to kick a field goal, but you can still give yourself a chance to lose by kicking a field goal. I’d rather take a shot on getting one yard, even though we struggled in short-yardage. They have (nose guard Siaki Ika) in there who is a big man and hard to deal with. Worst-case scenario, you don’t get it and they tie you with a field goal.
• Jim Knowles was quoted saying he’s here to win championships and that he’s going to:
Keep playing like this, and Jim Knowles big talk could bear fruit sooner rather than later.
• This quote on how (historically) wild OU leaving OSU is brings valuable context to how unique it is:
Oklahoma has played against Oklahoma State in the perfectly named Bedlam game every season since 1910, and the two have been conference mates since the 1950s.
• A good friend loves to ask this question – if you could add any non-quarterback Gundy Era player to this Cowboy Football team, who would it be?
Addendum: After Justin Blackmon, who would it be?
Most Viewed of the Week
• No. 2 Ten Thoughts on the Baylor Win
This take (and piece) on OU-Texit was incredibly true:
Despite this massive news, college football has seemed to change its focus rather quickly. That’s because what feels like a decade of developments has taken place in the span of a few months.
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