Blog: Lincoln Riley looks right at home at Big 12 Media Days
It has to be daunting, doesn't it? Your first time at an event the magnitude of Big 12 Media Days, stepping up onto a podium with hundreds of media members looking only at you.
Amazingly, for new Oklahoma Sooners head football coach Lincoln Riley, he looked like he'd done it a million times. From the main press conference to the various other media obligations - local, regional, and national - the 33-year-old looked cool, calm, and collected.
The players Riley brought to The Star in Frisco, TX noticed, too - Ogbonnia Okoronkwo was asked about his new head coach and how he's handling all the stress that comes with his new job. "Obo", as he's called, looked down the row at Riley answering questions and said "Man, I'm looking at him now - he's just so cool, calm, and collected. Nothing seems to bother him."
One thing's for sure - Sooner fans hope that's the case when the season kicks off around two months from now.