OSU football notebook: Mike Gundy a finalist for coaching award

By John Helsley, Staff Writer, jhelsley@opubco.com Modified: November 23, 2010 at 9:01 pm •  Published: November 23, 2010

Oklahoma State's success continues to draw attention and create candidates for awards.

The latest: Mike Gundy's inclusion as a finalist for the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, presented by the Football Writers Association of America.

Gundy is among eight finalists for the award, which will be presented Dec. 6 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.

Joining Gundy on the list of finalists: Wisconsin's Bret Bielema, Auburn's Gene Chizik, Michigan State's Mark Dantonio, Stanford's Jim Harbaugh, Oregon's Chip Kelly, TCU's Gary Patterson and Boise State's Chris Peterson.

FRENZY FACTOR

Leave it to OSU's talkative Richetti Jones to put the anticipation level for Saturday's Bedlam clash in a whole new context:

“It's an excitement that you really can't explain,” Jones said. “It's an excitement that, if you could sell it in a can, you'd be the richest man on earth, I could tell you that much.

Continue reading this story on the...


Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Florida State's Chris Casher won't play against Oklahoma State
  2. 2
    Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player, cut by St. Louis Rams
  3. 3
    State Department taps Texas lawyer to serve as ‘America’s ambassador to Muslims’
  4. 4
    Local authorities say they're unlikely to use armored vehicles should civil unrest occur
  5. 5
    Lee Corso drinks Stone Cold Steve Austin's beer, shoots guns on College GameDay
+ show more