Mike Gundy (born August 12, 1967) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the head football coach for the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Gundy played college football at Oklahoma State, where he played quarterback from 1986 to 1989. He became Oklahoma State's head coach on January 3, 2005. In 2007, he received national media attention for his heated criticism of a newspaper article on one of his players.