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Big 12 coaches visit ETBU

By Ryan Peterson - bio | email

MARSHALL, TX (KLTV) -  East Texas football players got a chance to show off their skills to college coaches on Wednesday morning at East Texas Baptist University.  ETBU was joined by the coaching staff from Oklahoma State, in hosting a high school football camp.

"I think I'm learning some new moves I can use in the game," said Texas High's Cody Sutton.   "It's a chance to get your name out their so coaches can see you for recruitment and all of that."

That can add some pressure.

"You kind of have to shut that out," said Canton's Chance Wallace.  "It's always in the back of your mind, but you have to shut it out and play."

"I know Coach Gundy when he introduced himself this morning, said you guys just relax and have fun, don't worry about that stuff," said ETBU Head Coach Mark Sartain.  "This is camp, just learn and have a good time. That's what it's all about. I think Texas in general has taken the camp experience to another level."

Gundy was in a good mood, happy to know his Cowboys are staying in a new look Big 12 conference.  Gundy believes the changes will be better for the conference in the long run.

"I think it's a true conference schedule," said Gundy of the new ten team format.  "I've always thought it was best to handle it that way. I've always thought it was best to handle it that way. If you have a good team and finish well, somebody can't say well you didn't play somebody from the other side of the league. Everybody gets an opportunity to play each other. Without a conference championship game, I think it gives us a better chance to produce a national champion, and that's what our goal is. All of our goals is to produce a national championship team."

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