Daily Bullets (Dec. 6): Pokes Fall Back into the Fiesta Bowl

December 6, 2021

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MBB: Xavier 77, Pokes 71
WBB: Auburn 77, Cowgirls 66
Golf: Viktor Hovland won the Hero World Challenge 

OSU Bullets

• The Pokes have drawn the Fighting Irish in the Fiesta Bowl – if the Pokes weren’t going to the Playoff, this is arguably the most enticing option (better than facing Ole Miss AGAIN in a bowl game)
– Here’s who everyone in the Big 12 matched up with (except for Texas, Kansas, and TCU)

• I’m low-key terrified of Penn State coming after Jim Knowles (PA native) – loved this tweet from the players yesterday. The defensive coordinator at Penn State took the job at Va Tech and the co-defensive coordinator is interviewing for a head coaching gig

The Pokes finished at No. 9 in the final College Football Playoff ranking – fun to compare the BCS vs. the CFP rankings, one spot difference for the Pokes

Fun to consider – here’s where the Pokes would have been in a 12 team playoff:

Five thoughts from the Pokes six-point loss to Xavier in GIA yesterday

What Mike Gundy had to say after the Big 12 Championship game and at the Fiesta Bowl press conference

Biggest note: still negotiating with Jim Knowles:

• Two encouraging tweets on Cowboy Football:

Non-OSU Bullets

• A list of 90’s dad thrillers
Unfiltered Christmas (faith-based)

Mrs. Bullets and I cracked about this one headed to church yesterday AM:

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