OSU football notebook: Mike Gundy, Cowboys ready for ESPN's College GameDay

Gundy emphasized the “marketing value,” or extended national exposure, the popular show will provide as OSU's campus and logo are on full display Friday and Saturday.
by Gina Mizell Published: November 17, 2013

ESPN announced Sunday that College GameDay will originate Saturday from Oklahoma State's campus, where the No. 11 Cowboys will face No. 4 Baylor in a primetime matchup that will essentially serve as a Big 12 semifinal game.

Cowboy coach Mike Gundy emphasized the “marketing value,” or extended national exposure, the popular show will provide as OSU's campus and logo are on full display Friday and Saturday.

“It means a lot for our university,” Gundy said. “Players have worked hard and played well the last five or six weeks. The results are there, and it should be a lot of fun for everybody.”

But here's the crucial question. Does Gundy have a suggestion for OSU's celebrity picker?

Not so much.

“I didn't even know they had a celebrity picker,” Gundy said.

GUNDY: GROGAN'S KICK AT TEXAS HIS BEST ALL SEASON

True freshman kicker Ben Grogan has had his struggles this season, particularly in road environments.

He clanked a key 23-yard field goal off the upright at West Virginia. His 41-yard attempt at Texas Tech bounced off the upright and in.

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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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