World's Best Oklahoma State Podcast

World's Best Oklahoma State Podcast

By Mark Cooper
Podcast from the sports writers at the Tulsa World covering all things Oklahoma State, from Boone Pickens Stadium to Gallagher-Iba Arena and beyond. Hosted by Tulsa World OSU beat writer Mark Cooper.
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Episode 10: Bedlam, West Virginia and a monumental basketball signing day
As football season turns for home, OSU beat writer Mark Cooper and columnist Bill Haisten record a combo football/basketball episode. Final Bedlam analysis: 1:00-4:45 Taylor Cornelius: 4:45-10:55 Tylan Wallace, Justice Hill, offensive line: 10:55-15:10 Reflecting on Dana Holgorsen and Joe Wickline at OSU: 15:10-23:10 OSU-WVU preview: 23:10-31:40 Boone twins, hoops signing day: 31:40-41:40 Intro: Broke For Free, "Something Elated" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_For_Free/Something_EP/Broke_For_Free_-_Something_EP_-_05_Something_Elated) Outro: Blank & Kytt, "RSPN" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blank__Kytt/Heavy_Crazy_Serious/Blank__Kytt_-_Heavy_Crazy_Serious_-_08_RSPN)
42:50
November 16, 2018
Episode 9: This. Is. Bedlam.
In a special Bedlam edition, beat writer Mark Cooper and columnist Guerin Emig are joined by the Tulsa World's Oklahoma writer, Eric Bailey. After diagnosing what happened for OSU at Baylor, the three have a roundtable discussion of all the storylines entering this year's Bedlam game, discuss what's right and wrong about comparing the game to 2014, and make some predictions for Saturday. Intro: Broke For Free, "Something Elated" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_For_Free/Something_EP/Broke_For_Free_-_Something_EP_-_05_Something_Elated) Outro: Blank & Kytt, "RSPN" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blank__Kytt/Heavy_Crazy_Serious/Blank__Kytt_-_Heavy_Crazy_Serious_-_08_RSPN)
34:16
November 9, 2018
Episode 8: Looking back at Texas and ahead to November
Oklahoma State beat writer Mark Cooper and columnist Guerin Emig gather to go back over OSU's 38-35 win over Texas on homecoming weekend and discuss what the win means for a team that desperately needed it. They discuss the play of Taylor Cornelius and look ahead to the final month of the season, which starts Saturday at Baylor. Intro: Broke For Free, "Something Elated" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_For_Free/Something_EP/Broke_For_Free_-_Something_EP_-_05_Something_Elated) Outro: Blank & Kytt, "RSPN" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blank__Kytt/Heavy_Crazy_Serious/Blank__Kytt_-_Heavy_Crazy_Serious_-_08_RSPN)
25:30
November 2, 2018
Episode 7: Where does OSU go from here?
Oklahoma State beat writer Mark Cooper and columnist Guerin Emig recap their trip to Manhattan, Kansas, to cover OSU's loss to Kansas State and use the open week as a chance to evaluate Oklahoma State through seven games. Taking a look at OSU's primary issues, they speculate on how the Cowboys can turn their season around. Intro: Broke For Free, "Something Elated" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_For_Free/Something_EP/Broke_For_Free_-_Something_EP_-_05_Something_Elated) Outro: Blank & Kytt, "RSPN" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blank__Kytt/Heavy_Crazy_Serious/Blank__Kytt_-_Heavy_Crazy_Serious_-_08_RSPN)
25:14
October 18, 2018
Episode 6: Iowa State review, Kansas State preview
Oklahoma State beat writer Mark Cooper and columnist Bill Haisten reassess the Cowboys after their 48-42 loss to Iowa State, then look ahead at the rest of the season -- starting with Saturday's trip to Kansas State. They go over the primary issues this OSU team is dealing with, including an inexperienced secondary and leaky offensive line, and what, if anything, the Cowboys can do to fix them. Intro: Broke For Free, "Something Elated" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_For_Free/Something_EP/Broke_For_Free_-_Something_EP_-_05_Something_Elated) Outro: Blank & Kytt, "RSPN" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blank__Kytt/Heavy_Crazy_Serious/Blank__Kytt_-_Heavy_Crazy_Serious_-_08_RSPN)
32:23
October 12, 2018
Episode 5: Iowa State preview and ranking Big 12 road trips
Oklahoma State beat writer and columnist Guerin Emig have a little fun this week after an unexpectedly tumultuous Kansas week. They start by going over the Oklahoma State-Iowa State matchup and a win could put the loss to Texas Tech in the rear-view mirror. Fresh off a trip to Lawrence, Kansas, they devote the rest of the episode to ranking the Big 12 road destinations -- and discover they have different No. 1 choices. Intro: Broke For Free, "Something Elated" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_For_Free/Something_EP/Broke_For_Free_-_Something_EP_-_05_Something_Elated) Outro: Blank & Kytt, "RSPN" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blank__Kytt/Heavy_Crazy_Serious/Blank__Kytt_-_Heavy_Crazy_Serious_-_08_RSPN)
33:45
October 4, 2018
Episode 4: Texas Tech aftermath, Jalen McCleskey's transfer
Oklahoma State beat writer Mark Cooper and columnist Guerin Emig are back in the studio after a tumultuous week for Oklahoma State football. They start with the surprise of the week: Senior receiver Jalen McCleskey's decision to redshirt and transfer. They also look back on the 41-17 loss to Texas Tech and the issues OSU must figure out before Saturday's game at Kansas. Intro: Broke For Free, "Something Elated" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_For_Free/Something_EP/Broke_For_Free_-_Something_EP_-_05_Something_Elated) Outro: Blank & Kytt, "RSPN" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blank__Kytt/Heavy_Crazy_Serious/Blank__Kytt_-_Heavy_Crazy_Serious_-_08_RSPN)
23:05
September 27, 2018
Episode 3: Examining Oklahoma State-Texas Tech and Dax Hill
Oklahoma State beat writer Mark Cooper and columnist Guerin Emig return to the studio this week to preview OSU's Big 12 opener, but first they discuss the big news of the mid-week: Dax Hill's commitment to Michigan, and what it means. After talking Hill, they reflect on what they learned about the Cowboys in their 44-21 win over Boise State last week. The rest of the episode is dedicated to OSU's Big 12 opener against Texas Tech and why, despite OSU's commanding performance last week, this is still a tricky game. Intro: Broke For Free, "Something Elated" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_For_Free/Something_EP/Broke_For_Free_-_Something_EP_-_05_Something_Elated) Outro: Blank & Kytt, "RSPN" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blank__Kytt/Heavy_Crazy_Serious/Blank__Kytt_-_Heavy_Crazy_Serious_-_08_RSPN)
28:49
September 20, 2018
Episode 2: Previewing Oklahoma State-Boise State
The World's Best Oklahoma State podcast returns after a week off with an episode dedicated to OSU's most fascinating nonconference home game in years. Beat writer Mark Cooper and columnist Guerin Emig analyze the matchup between No. 24 Oklahoma State and No. 17 Boise State from a variety of angles. They also reminisce about Boise State's Fiesta Bowl win over Oklahoma in 2007 and put Saturday's game in big-picture perspective for both schools. Is a win over the Broncos the key to a potential 9-0 start for the Cowboys? Intro: Broke For Free, "Something Elated" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_For_Free/Something_EP/Broke_For_Free_-_Something_EP_-_05_Something_Elated) Outro: Blank & Kytt, "RSPN" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blank__Kytt/Heavy_Crazy_Serious/Blank__Kytt_-_Heavy_Crazy_Serious_-_08_RSPN)
25:23
September 14, 2018
Episode 1: The Oklahoma State 2018 season preview
Tulsa World's Oklahoma State beat writer Mark Cooper and columnist Bill Haisten dive into the storylines surrounding OSU's 2018 season and its opener against Missouri State, including their thoughts on quarterback Taylor Cornelius and the new video board in Boone Pickens Stadium. They also analyze OSU's schedule as a whole and discuss what would mark a successful season. Intro: Broke For Free, "Something Elated" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_For_Free/Something_EP/Broke_For_Free_-_Something_EP_-_05_Something_Elated) Outro: Blank & Kytt, "RSPN" (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blank__Kytt/Heavy_Crazy_Serious/Blank__Kytt_-_Heavy_Crazy_Serious_-_08_RSPN)
33:21
August 24, 2018
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