"We'll come back next week four times, the first one will be in shorts (Monday) and, obviously, the last one being the spring game."
However, next to Chelf Wednesday were two of his future teammates, both from long distance. Fullback David Paulsen of Marietta (Walton), Ga., and linebacker Jordan Barnes from Fort Wayne (Homestead), Ind., were watching practice.
Paulsen is on spring break, while Barnes, a good student, is on a football break.
"This is the first chance I've had to get back out here since my official visit," said Paulsen, who will be in Stillwater through Friday along with Barnes and they both will see the scrimmage.
"I knew I needed to get out here to catch a few practices and catch a few meetings. It's my spring break so I'm here catching that and relaxing. This offense is going to be like the most difficult part, just learning it," Paulsen added.
Gundy said, "They're eager to get here and be a part of our program and it's a tribute to our assistant coaches and our players. Secondly, they are eager to get here and see this new facility. They hear about it and they see it on the Internet and they know that it's close, that your into the final details, painting and carpeting.
"There are areas where they can walk through it and see it and get a feeling for what they are going to be a part of and the facilities they are going to use. That is drawing people here as much as anything right now."
The coaches clinic last Friday was successful and the coaching staff of head coach Bill Maskill and his assistants at Midwestern State Univeristy in Wichita Falls, Texas, added their names to the list as visitors to Stillwater on Wednesday.