Morning Links: TCU Reaction, Zach Sinor’s Punting, and College GameDay Plans


A look around the world of noteworthy Oklahoma State Cowboys news and notes, as well as other relevant stories from the Big 12 and sports world in general.

The Cowboys’ resounding victory over TCU instantly garnered the team a ton of attention and accolades around the country, including from some of their biggest critics. The chatter still hasn’t slowed down, and has provided the pundits from near and far plenty of things to analyze and speculate about with just a handful of games left in the regular season. Meanwhile, a certain recruit had himself a pretty nice game last week, and referees continue to stay in the news for missed calls.

Stillwater and Beyond

♦ The Cowboys are movin’ on up.

♦ Berry Tramel handed out some pretty good grades following the TCU win.

More from Pokes Post

♦ PFB has a good compilation of OSU players’ Twitter reactions after the game. They were fairly excited.

♦ John Hoover thinks this team is pretty balanced.

♦ Glenn Spencer continues to stress a better way of evaluating defensive performance: points per possession.

♦ Speaking of Glenn Spencer, he was very frank about his post game plans on Saturday night. I’ve probably watched this about 10 times:

Unfortunately, his wife had an update that it didn’t go as planned:

♦ Zach Sinor was an unsung hero from Saturday. Robert Allen breaks it all down.

♦ 2016 QB commit Nick Starkel did some stuff during his game on Friday…500 yards worth of stuff.

Elsewhere and Otherwise

♦ The situation over at Missouri continues to drag on.

♦ College GameDay is headed to Waco this Saturday.

♦ Jake Trotter’s weekly Big 12 helmet stickers included Chad Whitener and James Washington.

♦ The Big 10 officially backed the controversial out of bounds call during Nebraska’s upset win over Michigan State.

♦ The Pac-12 did the exact opposite for a blown call during the Arizona State vs. Washington State game over the weekend.