Portal and NIL opportunities put OSU on Ollie Gordon watch

Portal and NIL opportunities put OSU on Ollie Gordon watch

The Jenni & Berry Show: Having a tailback like Ollie Gordon is like dating a supermodel or an NFL quarterback. Here's why.

Berry Tramel

By Berry Tramel

| Dec 5, 2023, 5:52pm CST

Berry Tramel

By Berry Tramel

Dec 5, 2023, 5:52pm CST

Superstar tailback Ollie Gordon likely will cost OSU a lot of money in the NIL market. But at least he’s not a quarterback, a position commanding a ridiculous amount of money in college football’s new financial model. Can the Cowboys keep Gordon and build momentum for success in the 16-team Big 12? Was the blowout loss to Texas a bad sign for the future? Jenni and I talked about all that and more.

On this episode:

3:08: What we saw at the Big 12 Championship Game that offers confidence Gordon will stay at OSU

6:01: “Having a tailback like Ollie Gordon is like dating a supermodel or an NFL quarterback.

8:06: How OSU coaches are preparing better for potential transfer defections this season

13:10: Was the Big 12 Championship Game a warning sign for OSU football?

14:43: Did the Big 12 title game show how far OSU has to go, or did it show how far OSU has come?

16:51 OSU got pushed around by Texas, but now Texas is out of OSU’s hair.”

21:57 Will OSU be the dominant program in the new look Big 12? Will any program become dominant in the newlook Big 12?

29:58 Another 10-win season would be good for the Cowboys.

Hosts: Jenni Carlson and Berry Tramel

Producer: Jacquelyn Musgrove

Creative director: Michael Lane

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Berry Tramel is a 45-year veteran of Oklahoma journalism, having spent 13 years at the Norman Transcript and 32 years at The Oklahoman. He has been named Oklahoma Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sports Media Association. Born and raised in Norman, Tramel grew up reading four newspapers a day and began his career at age 17. His first assignment was the Lexington-Elmore City high school football game, and he’s enjoyed the journey ever since, having covered NBA Finals and Rose Bowls and everything in between. Tramel and his wife, Tricia, were married in 1980 and live in Norman near their daughter, son-in-law and three granddaughters. Tramel can be reached at 405-760-8080 or at [email protected].

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