PFB - Daily Bullets (Aug. 8): Most Viewed of the Week, Cowboys Close to Home, Top-Five Most Explosive Offense

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Three Thoughts


• Outside of the drama of you know, deciding to play the season or not, the most dramatic battle going into the season may be… the cornerback position?


(Jarrick) Bernard-Converse has played the last two seasons in the safety position that regularly covers the opponent’s best inside receiver, so he has the coverage skills to move to cornerback.

But (Christian) Holmes comes with more experience, having played in 25 games the last two years. [NewsOK]

It’s intriguing, right? Years of experience doing the exact “thing” vs. knowing the system and adapting from a comparable role.

• Mike Boynton’s Cowboys are sticking pretty close to him with the non-conference slate that was released yesterday – a considerate move in this day and age.


The Cowboys’ only games outside a five-hour drive from Stillwater will be the Charleston Classic and their Big 12/Big East Battle game against Marquette. That’ll be awesome if this pandemic is any more handled by November. [PFB]

Cowboy alum Russell Okung is reportedly considering retirement and he’s had one heck of a career – look at these accolades:


Okung, 31, was a first-round pick in 2010. He has made two Pro Bowls and has earned nearly $100 million for his career. [ESPN]
Two Quotes


• This is one heck of a list to be in the top five with – the most explosive of the most explosive.


Teams with the most 15+ yard plays since 2017:

1. Oklahoma – 336
2. Alabama – 266
3. Ohio State – 266
4. Clemson – 264
5. Oklahoma State – 263 pic.twitter.com/v1DkeJbTQW

— PFF College (@PFF_College) August 7, 2020


• Pokes are playing a local opponent for the first time since before the Korean War:


#OKState will play UCO on Dec. 29. It's the programs' first meeting since 1947, a 52-23 OSU win.

— Marshall Scott (@Marshall_Once) August 7, 2020


One Question


• Are you more excited to watch ten games with Chuba and Tylan or 30 games of Cade Cunningham?

Most Viewed of the Week


• No. 1: Backup QB Ethan Bullock made an appearance on Netflix’s Last Chance U

• No. 2: Look out Taylor Cornelius, there’s a new backup walkon QB in town

• No. 3: Judy Gundy passed away

• No. 4: OSU and Arkansas are competing for in-state talent with OU going national

• No. 5: Big 12 voted on a ten-game schedule for 2020

Non-OSU Bullets


• The rise of the one-dribble three-pointer
• Some habits to give your brain a break this weekend

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