Oklahoman Published: November 29, 2008
Advertisement
;
To which bowl will OSU be invited?
Columnist John Rohde and OSU beat writer Scott Wright debate an issue on OSU football.

John Rohde: Win or lose, I think the Cowboys are headed to the Holiday Bowl. With a win, they’d be 10-2, but still behind Texas Tech head-to-head. With a loss, they’d be 9-3, but still ahead of Missouri head-to-head.

Scott Wright: Win or lose, I don’t expect the Cowboys end up at the Holiday. Beat OU and I think the Cotton Bowl will come after the Pokes. Lose, and Missouri becomes a more attractive draw for the Holiday and OSU ends up in the Alamo Bowl. I don’t expect head-to-head results to factor in.

Rohde: Here’s how I see the Big 12: Texas to BCS bowl; Oklahoma/Texas Tech to BCS/Cotton; OSU to Holiday; Missouri to Alamo; Nebraska to Gator; Kansas to Insight.

Wright: Hard to disagree with most of that, but I still think Missouri, with an equal record, will be picked ahead of OSU, simply because of the Tigers’ reputation as a top 10 team the last two years with a nationally known quarterback. But if the Holiday Bowl wants to grab a team on the way up, rather than one at the end of its run, OSU would be the pick.



Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Oklahoma State's Justin Gilbert signs his rookie contract with the Cleveland Browns
  2. 2
    Tulsa police believe mother, teen son planned deaths together
  3. 3
    Kevin Durant asks for your basketball videos in Summer is Serious 2
  4. 4
    Big 12 basketball: Time, TV listing announced for Sooners' December game against Washington
  5. 5
    Lawsuit: 'Duck Dynasty' stole 'camo' idea
+ show more