0 0 0 comments Sports Sports: OSU Gina Mizell: Power Lunch Chat transcript, September 10, 2012 The Oklahoman's OSU beat writer Gina Mizell answered questions from readers in today's Power Lunch Chat. Join our Power Lunch Chats Monday-Friday at 11 a.m. on NewsOK.com/Sports. By Gina Mizell Modified: September 10, 2012 at 3:54 pm • Published: September 10, 2012 The Oklahoman's OSU beat writer Gina Mizell answered questions from readers in today's Power Lunch Chat. Join our Power Lunch Chats Monday-Friday at 11 a.m. on NewsOK.com/Sports. So what the heck is up with all the penalties? Is this an undisciplined team? Two games into the season--one against a horrible opponent where we didn't learn anything--it's difficult to define this team already. But based on Mike Gundy's history and such, OSU is not an undisciplined program. That said, Saturday night was bad. Reminded me of watching Arizona State under Dennis Erickson--who does have a reputation of fielding undisciplined teams. It's something that already has been addressed--Gundy has had a 1-on-1 meeting with Calvin Barnett. But addressed and corrected are two different teams. The Cowboys didn't really "get away with" any of those big penalties, though. So it shows that you cannot win with that many. Do you think what happened Saturday is a harbinger of worse things to come or just a one-time thing? Again, who knows? That's why we play the games. If it's an issue again against Louisiana-Lafayette, then that's a trend and a concerning one. I know it'll be a point of emphasis this week, from Mike Gundy down to the coaches down to the players. We'll see how everyone responds. After this past performance, think the Pokes can go 6-6 and get to the weedeater bowl? I think this team has the potential to do way better than 6-6. My prediction was 8-4 at the start of the season. I predicted losses to OU, Kansas State and West Virginia, with Texas/Arizona/TCU being toss-up games. Not saying OSU would have won had it not made so many mistakes, but it certainly would have changed the dynamic of the game. Heck, the Cowboys still had a chance to take the lead early in the fourth quarter, even with all of those mistakes. I'll be pretty shocked if this team doesn't make a bowl. Didn't see Chris Littlehead on Saturday. He working his way out of the doghouse? You're right, he did not play Saturday. I think it's a couple things. I don't think Arizona's read-option offense that relies a lot on a dual-threat QB was the best matchup for a guy like Littlehead. I think Castleman, Barnett and Rogers (and possibly Collins) are simply better than Littlehead. And possibly still working his way out of the doghouse. I don't know that for sure, though. I plan to ask about that at today's media luncheon. 1 | 2 | Next Page 0 0 0 0 Submit Letter Hide Comments Work From Home-Job Online Get A Chance to Earn £87/h - start today! Make Money 30 mins from now! www.TheBinaryCode.uk.com Natural Gas Companies This sector is set for huge growth These firms are set for the future. EnergyandCapital.com/Natural_Gas Ads by Yahoo! × Trending osu Article Oklahoma State football: Clint Chelf is Enid's hometown hero by Gina Mizell OSU Sports Reporter Gina Mizell joined The Oklahoman in August of 2011 as the Oklahoma State beat writer, where she covered the Cowboys' historic run to the Big 12 championship and Fiesta Bowl in her first season on the job. Before arriving in Stillwater, Gina was... + show more Advertisement Trending Now 12159Female case worker assaulted in Lexington prison 11361Weatherford man charged in JaRay Wilson's death in Custer County 9995If you're a college football fan who tweets at recruits, you're committing an NCAA violation 8846Judge makes public Oklahoma City mayoral candidate's divorce records 8595Live weather updates: Dec. 20-21, 2013 7546Power outages reported across the state 6646Paul Finebaum on the Sugar Bowl: 'I’ll be shocked if Alabama doesn't ... unleash unholy anxiety on the Sooners'