"The guys worked hard today," Gundy said. "It's important for them to stay focused. This was our 12th practice for the bowl since the end of finals, and their focus was good. They enjoy being around each other, and that helps."
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, the catalyst behind the construction of the world-largest stadium in Arlington, attended the OSU practice on Tuesday. Also attending practice was former OSU defensive standout Victor DeGrate.
Prior to practice, the Pokes brought smiles to the faces of hospitalized children with a visit to the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas.
The Cowboys participated in the annual "Beef Bowl" at Lawry's The Prime Rib Restaurant in Addison. Following the Lawry's Beef Bowl, some members of the squad were planning to attend the NHL game between the Dallas Stars and the Chicago Blackhawks at American Airlines Center.
On Wednesday the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic will host a news conference with Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy and Ole Miss head coach Houston Nutt at the Omni Mandalay-Las Colinas Ballroom from 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
OSU is scheduled to practice from 12:30 p.m.-3:20 p.m. at Cowboys Stadium. Practice is CLOSED the remainder of the week.
The 74th AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic will kick off at 1:15 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
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