During the fall of Mack Brown many people around the country theorized that he'd grown complacent at Texas. Whenever Oklahoma goes through a down year many of their own fans criticize Bob Stoops for becoming complacent. They no longer have that hunger to win, because they've already accomplished so much with their program.
Oklahoma State is hoping to become bowl eligible as finishing below .500 could be a real possibility for the Cowboys. It would be Coach Gundy's worst year since going 4-7 in 2005. That was first year at the helm. Since that time he's accomplished more at Oklahoma State than many thought possible. He brought the Pokes their first Big 12 Championship, and took them to a BCS Bowl. From 2009 to just last season he was averaging 10 wins a season. Only a handful of FBS coaches in the country can claim better.
It didn't seem to matter who was taking snaps under center, or who was wearing the offensive coordinator headset up in the coaches box, Gundy had developed a system that was bringing hardware to Stillwater on a regular basis.
So what happened? Has Gundy gotten complacent? Gundy talks about the big picture during his press conferences, so what happened this season? Did he feel the system was to a point where he could literally plug and play anyone, and perhaps relaxed a bit on planning ahead? After all, the Pokes are playing several freshman, and brought in an offensive coordinator that only had two years experience at the division II level. So we ask you...
BUY or SELL? Mike Gundy has become complacent.
Has success allowed Coach Gundy to become too comfortable on the sidelines? We want to know what you think. Be sure to share your thoughts below.