OSU football notebook: Coach Mike Gundy recommends Justin Blackmon go pro

OKLAHOMA STATE FOOTBALL — At his weekly press conference, Oklahoma State head football coach Mike Gundy admitted he'll tell Justin Blackmon to go pro after this season. “He's going to get a lot of money,” Gundy said.
by Gina Mizell Published: November 1, 2011
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GUNDY ON WEST VIRGINIA: ‘I'M FOR IT'

The Big 12 invited West Virginia to become a new member last week, which would bring former OSU offensive coordinator Dana Holgorsen back to the conference.

Gundy said Monday that he welcomes the Mountaineers because he supports “whatever keeps the league going.”

“West Virginia's got a tradition in football,” Gundy said. “I haven't really paid much attention to (conference realignment). But if it keeps the strength in the league and if it keeps the television networks infatuated with our league — which obviously generates more money, which I think ultimately is the bottom line — then I'm for it.”

BILL SNYDER: WEEDEN IS ‘ALMOST AS OLD AS I AM'

Weeden, who turned 28 last month, has gotten his fair share of ribbing about his age during his OSU career.

On Tuesday, Kansas State coach Bill Snyder became the latest to take a playful shot at the Cowboy quarterback.

“He's almost as old as I am,” Snyder said.

Snyder, of course, is another college football figure who often gets asked about his age. The Wildcat coach turned 72 last month.

KICKOFF TIME, NETWORK CHANGED FOR IOWA STATE GAME

The kickoff time for OSU's game at Iowa State has been moved up to 7 p.m. and will be televised on ESPN.

The contest was originally set to kick off at 8 p.m. on ESPN2.

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...
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