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Central Arkansas should be easier after a tough opener

 

Oklahoma State was supposed to have an easy opening game against mid-major Central Michigan but squeezed out a 24-13 win last Thursday. Everyone will expect a really easy game Saturday as the Cowboys open in Stillwater against Central Arkansas. The UCA Bears were scorched by Samford, 45-16, in their opener, also last Thursday. Samford had […]

UNM Coach Davie is ready

 

Don’t look for Tulsa to catch New Mexico off guard when the Golden Hurricane play their first road game under first-year Coach Philip Montgomery. Lobo coach Bob Davie has a pretty good idea what to expect from TU. “Tulsa’s gonna have the big receivers, they’re gonna throw the ball down the field,” Davie said. “They’re […]

Vols coach Davis likes OU offense

 

Tennessee Coach Butch Davis is impressed with Oklahoma, a team he hosts at 5 p.m. Saturday night in a key Big 12 vs. SEC matchup. “We have a football team coming in here that’s skilled,” Davis said. “A very big, physical, imposing offensive line. Three running backs that I would argue would be as good […]

OSU opens Thursday versus underdog Central Michigan

 

In the past 10 years, Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy has won eight of 10 season openers and the two losses were on the road against  No. 1 Florida State (last year) and No. 13 Georgia (2007). OSU has not lost a season opener to an unranked opponent since 2002. The heavily favored Cowboys (plus […]

Terry Bowden looking for an upset vs. OU on Saturday

 

Terry Bowden is a big-time coach from a legendary family at a mid-major college. Bowden, the son of former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden, coached at Auburn (47-17-1) but now is head coach at Akron. He will bring his team to Norman September 3 to take on the Oklahoma Sooners. The kickoff is at 6 […]

First challenge for TU’s Montgomery is Florida Atlantic

 

Coach Phillip Montgomery makes his head coaching debut at 2:30 p.m. Saturday as the Tulsa Golden Hurricane host Florida Atlantic to kick off the 2015 season. Montgomery came to Tulsa from Baylor, where he was offensive coordinator for Coach Art Briles. He is being challenged to bring Tulsa back to its winning ways (TU was […]

Montgomery says TU quarterback Evans will start

 

Tulsa Coach Philip Montgomery said that junior Dane Evans will be the starting quarterback for the Golden Hurricane. “Dane’s earned the right to start. He’s been the most consistent through camp and really through the spring. He’s done a great job of understanding what we want to do offensively. He’s still got a lot of […]

Cowboys look for defensive improvement versus the pass

 

Oklahoma State was No. 91 in the nation in total defense last season and No. 110 in passing yards allowed. The Cowboy defense gave us 48 points to Kansas State and 49 points to Baylor en route to a 7-6 record. Defense coaches see lots of room for improvement this season. “Tre Flowers is really […]

Try Twitter and you will get hooked

    

Twitter has been around since 2006, and for years I resisted using a Twitter account – now I’m hooked. In the beginning of Twitter’s existence, it seemed people were using it to let everyone know where they were at that very minute, what they were eating or what they were doing and basically I really […]