Mike Gundy passed on Florida opening; Oklahoma State awaits bowl game destination

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Welcome to the Tuesday edition of our Oklahoma State DieHards morning roundupwhere we take you through the biggest headlines around Oklahoma State athletics.

Pat Jones: Mike Gundy turned down Florida opening

While rumors swirl around the SEC, Cowboys coach Mike Gundy appears happy in Stillwater. Former Oklahoma State coach Pat Jones said Monday that Gundy got a call about Florida’s opening but declined.

Gundy was Jones’ quarterback from 1986-89. Per Jones, Gundy was Florida’s third choice behind Chip Kelly, who took the UCLA job, and UCF coach Scott Frost, who is rumored as a favorite for the Nebraska job. In the end, the Gators hired Mississippi coach Dan Mullen.

Oklahoma State awaiting bowl fate

With only a bowl game remaining this season, Oklahoma State is waiting to learn its postseason destination. As the third-place team in the Big 12, the Cowboys appear to be a fit for the Dec. 28 Alamo Bowl, although there are some holdups. The Cowboys played in San Antonio last year, so it’s unknown whether the Alamo Bowl would take them for a second straight year.

Also, if TCU loses the Big 12 Championship Game and gets bumped from the New Year’s Six bowls, the Horned Frogs will likely get the Big 12’s Alamo Bowl bid. As a result, Oklahoma State would likely play in the Dec. 28 Camping World Bowl in Orlando, Fla.

What they’re saying on Twitter

Quarterback commit Spencer Sanders

Tight ends coach Jason McEndoo

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