Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder is fired up to play in New Orleans on New Year’s Day. He’s not the only one, by the way. OSU’s players are pretty stoked as well. But Holder is really jacked up (as he should be).“There are going to be thousands of Cowboys in New Orleans,” Holder told The Advocate. “Christmas has come early for us.”It certainly did.“We are very excited to compete in the Allstate Sugar Bowl, where a very notable chapter in our program’s history was written 70 years ago,” added Holder. “What a great reward for our players, coaches, alumni and fans to ring in the New Year while enjoying the world famous food and hospitality of New Orleans.”AdChoices广告Here’s a recap of that Sugar Bowl from January 1946 and the 9-0 OSU team that won it.The main reason Holder is pumped, though? Think about how much easier it is to sell tickets to the Sugar Bowl than to the Russell Wilson Sweatpants Bowl!(wait until the end)Video Playerhttp://fat.gfycat.com/FlickeringAstonishingHowlermonkey.webm00:0000:0000:11Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. While you’re here, we’d like you to consider subscribing to Pistols Firing and becoming a PFB+ member. It’s a big ask from us to you, but it also comes with a load of benefits like ad-free browsing (ads stink!), access to our premium room in The Chamber and monthly giveaways.The other thing it does is help stabilize our business into the future. As it turns out, sending folks on the road to cover games and provide 24/7 Pokes coverage like the excellent article you just read costs money. Because of our subscribers, we’ve been able to improve our work and provide the best OSU news and community anywhere online. Help us keep that up.