Latest Mike Gundy News

No. 9 Oklahoma State beats No. 5 Notre Dame 37-35 in Fiesta

Jan. 01, 2022 18:27 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Oklahoma State was a step slow in the first half, appearing to be stuck in the desert sand while Notre Dame raced around the field. A quick scoring drive just before halftime gave the No. 9 Cowboys a spark and they rode it one of the biggest victories in...

Fiesta Bowl pits No. 5 Notre Dame vs. No. 9 Oklahoma State

Dec. 31, 2021 12:46 PM EST

Fiesta Bowl: No. 5 Notre Dame (11-1) against No. 9 Oklahoma State (11-2), Jan. 1, 1 p.m. Eastern (ESPN). Line: Notre Dame by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE Two teams that just missed...

No. 5 Irish enjoy spirited workouts under new coach Freeman

Dec. 21, 2021 19:56 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Under new head football coach Marcus Freeman, No. 5 Notre Dame’s practices for its PlayStation Fiesta Bowl appearance have been a gasser. Freeman, who moved up from defensive coordinator Dec. 3 after Brian Kelly left for Louisiana State, has put the...

NIL was factor on signing day; how big of one up for debate

Dec. 21, 2021 02:06 AM EST

The three-day signing period last week put name, image and likeness in the spotlight, especially with No. 1 national recruit Travis Hunter de-committing from Florida State to sign with second-tier Jackson State. Neither Hunter nor other top recruits said whether NIL compensation had...

Cyclones RB Hall, Bears' Aranda, Pitre win AP Big 12 honors

Dec. 09, 2021 19:52 PM EST

Iowa State running back Breece Hall is The Associated Press Big 12 offensive player of the year for the second season in a row, while conference champion Baylor has the league's top defender and coach. Baylor senior safety Jalen Pitre was named defensive player of the year and...

No. 5 Notre Dame to face No. 9 Oklahoma State in Fiesta Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 18:56 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — No. 5 Notre Dame missed the College Football Playoff by one spot. No. 9 Oklahoma State's bid came up inches short. The disappointment sets up a nice consolation: another marquee matchup in the Fiesta Bowl. Just short of the...

CFP Takeaways: Bearcats belong; Tide proves doubters wrong

Dec. 05, 2021 00:31 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cincinnati proved it belonged, Alabama showed it should never be doubted and Jim Harbaugh finally delivered Michigan fans the season they have been craving. The College Football Playoff picture easily fell into place Saturday as the Bearcats...

Baylor holds on for Big 12 title, knocks Okla St out of CFP

Dec. 04, 2021 23:55 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dezmon Jackson came up inches short on a desperate, fourth-down dive in the final seconds for Oklahoma State, knocking the fifth-ranked Cowboys out of contention for a spot in the four-team playoff. “Just heartbreak,” Cowboys guard Josh Sills...

Oklahoma St coach says RB Warren out of Big 12 title game

Dec. 04, 2021 14:18 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy said injured star running back Jaylin Warren will not play in the Big 12 championship game Saturday against No. 9 Baylor. Warren did not get on the field in the first half as the fifth-ranked Cowboys fell behind...

Oklahoma St's Gundy steadies program after tumultuous 2020

Dec. 03, 2021 17:04 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — If Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy seems more calm, cool and relaxed in this high-stakes season, it is only because he withstood the heat in the summer of 2020. Running back Chuba Hubbard, a Black player who was coming off a first-team...