Jacob Unruh, The Oklahoman Published 9:54 p.m. ET April 11, 2020 | Updated 11:13 p.m. ET April 11, 2020CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideDesirae Ford wanted to put her hands over her face.Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy’s comments Tuesday in an hour-long teleconference elicited that reaction across the country.He had a plan to start bringing staff members back to campus May 1, with players to soon follow, all with testing for COVID-19. He emphasized the financial impact of football. He said players could “fight off” the coronavirus.As an ICU nurse practitioner and mom of Cowboys star defensive end Trace Ford, Desirae found that a little jarring. She is on the front line of the pandemic professionally, helping treat coronavirus patients.But Desirae Ford started to scroll through Twitter on Tuesday. She grew defensive of Gundy.”I don’t think that Mike Gundy would ever — if he could — make the decision to deliberately put the kids in harm’s way,” Ford said. “That’s my opinion. Mike Gundy’s got sons. He’s got kids of his own. He wouldn’t do that. I just know that.”I spent time talking to him when Trace was being recruited. He’s just a regular Oklahoma dad. He’s not an evil


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