Posted March 05, 2013 on
Phil Forte could hardly believe his eyes. There was Brian Williams during an Oklahoma State basketball practice in January, handling the ball with ease on Gallagher-Iba Arena’s white oak. The surprise was warranted. Back in October, the sophomore forward had been ruled out with season ending wrist surgery.
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Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy said it was a move that Jason Jones had to make and he had no problem with his cornerbacks coach heading to Ole Miss. "His parents are getting older and that gets him back home and close to family," said Gundy, who has always been strong on moves that benefit family.
Fred Hoiberg, Chris Babb and Korie Lucious talk about finishing the season strong.
Oklahoma State heads into the final two games of the Big 12 regular season staring down two high quality opponents in Iowa State on Wednesday in Ames and then Kansas State on Saturday in Stillwater. Call it an early start to postseason as the Cowboys head into the stretch run with a 22-6 overall record and a 12-4 mark in the Big 12, and as of today a No. 13 ranking in the Associated Press poll.
With Oklahoma State's offseason program winding down for the start of spring football next week, Tuesday was the final competition day of the offseason meaning the top two teams were matched against each other in the finals. For the second year in a row quarterback Clint Chelf captained the team that won the BCS National Championship of Competition Day.
Standout quarterback prospect Foster Sawyer of Fort Worth (All Saints Episcopal), Texas is traveling with his parents to Stillwater and Oklahoma State on Wednesday to further check out the Oklahoma State campus and the football program. He will also be meeting with Cowboys head coach Mike Gundy and offensive coordinator and quarterback coach Mike Yurcich.
I was asking Oklahoma State offensive line coach and magician Joe Wickline about his offensive line with spring practice approaching. He pointed to the board in his office and said there it is. But he cautioned, "It doesn't count until you walk out at Reliant Stadium (on Aug. 31 against Mississippi State). The guys that walk out there when it counts, that will be the offensive...
Join Chris Williams from Hilton Coliseum for our Iowa State - Oklahoma State game chat.