John Hoover

PODCAST: Mike Gundy talks coaching challenges at OSU, why he hasn’t signed his new contract and what he wants his legacy to be

PODCAST: Mike Gundy talks coaching challenges at OSU, why he hasn’t signed his new contract and what he wants his legacy to be
Mike Gundy has changed the culture at Oklahoma State. But does flirting with the likes of Baylor and refusing to sign his contract extension complicate his legacy?

Mike Gundy has changed the culture at Oklahoma State. But does flirting with the likes of Baylor and refusing to sign his contract extension complicate his legacy?

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy answered questions for 34 minutes Thursday at his pre-Alamo Bowl press conference.

Among the questions I asked him: what challenges are unique to coaching at OSU, why he hasn’t signed his contract extension yet, and what he wants his legacy in Stillwater to be.

To listen to the Q&A on those three topics, click the “play” button below.

John Hoover

Hoover wrote for the Tulsa World for 24 years before joining The Franchise, where he's now co-host of "Further Review" on The Franchise Tulsa (weekdays 12-3, fm107.9/am1270) . In his time at the World, Hoover won numerous writing and reporting awards, including in 2011 National Beat Writer of the Year from the Associated Press Sports Editors for his work covering the Oklahoma Sooners. Hoover also covered Oklahoma State, Arkansas, Oral Roberts and the NFL as a beat writer. From 2012 to 2016, Hoover was the World's lead sports columnist. As a columnist, Hoover won national awards in 2012 and 2014 from the National Athletic Trainers Association for reporting on sports medicine and in 2015 won first place in sports columns from the Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists. After receiving a journalism degree from East Central University, Hoover worked at newspapers in Ada, Okmulgee, Tahlequah and Waynesville, Mo. He played football at Ada High School and grew up in North Pole, Alaska. Hoover and his family live in Broken Arrow.

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