Daily Bullets (May 4): OSU's Open Power Five Slot, Estimates for Endorsement Numbers

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The Daily Bullets are brought to you by Hoboken Coffee: Perfectly Roasted in Historic Guthrie. Two Bags Ship Free. Order Now! OSU Bullets • This Oklahoman deep dive into Oklahoma State conference-affiliation was great. If you read it, you’ll completely understand this: All because they lost their conference footing and found it again at the most inopportune time. If Oklahoma A&M hadn’t been left at the altar in 1926, or had been reunited a decade earlier than 1957, the Cowboys’ history would be much more flush with success. [NewsOK] Hint: Oklahoma State was in the Missouri Valley conference and wanted to join the (Big 12’s predecessor). • Here are some fun ideas for who OSU should schedule with their open Power 5 slots in the football schedule • As the NCAA lets college athletes be paid for endorsements, what kind of numbers are likely to be thrown around? I don’t know, but clearly there would be a market for Sooners and Cowboys. My advertising friend says celebrity endorsements work. He said all kinds of factors would affect the pay, but he offered a few estimates for, say, a car-dealer campaign. Maybe $1,000-$2,500 for a one-time commercial. Maybe $5,000 a month for an…

What you’re missing in your number estimates is that price will in some cases not be based on value but instead on recruiting. How much do we pay star running backs to appear in a commercial, TTech is paying $20k a year can you match that?