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1. David Boren
David Boren has been around for almost 20 years now and has been nothing short of awesome for the university. He simply is the best.
Also, who else can split the president and vice president like this?
3. OU currently ranks No. 1 in the nation among all public universities in the number of freshman National Merit Scholars enrolled.
6. Robert Anthony “Bob” Stoops. The man brought OU back from the dark ages to being an annual top five contender.
He even showed up (bottom left with the visor on) unannounced to help clean up after the tornados hit Moore, Oklahoma, in May.
Apparently Bob Stoops showed up at a site and blended in for about 30 min before they figured it out (left):
9. The Sooners have a little brother called Oklahoma State that they get to make fun of whenever they want.
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13. The football team holds the NCAA record for most consecutive wins by a major college program at 47 straight. This streak will probably never be beaten.
19. Rapper Busta Rhymes is named after a former Sooner football player Buster Rhymes.
20. The band Kings of Leon are fans even though none of them attended the university.
The drummer sometimes even has the OU logo taped to his drum set, as well as a mini helmet with him up on stage.
21. Actress Olivia Munn graduated with a degree in journalism from OU in 2002.
22. And Ed Harris also attended OU.
Students actually had a flash rave in the library back in 2010 where over 3,000 students showed up during finals week.
- Sixteen people died after a hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in Texas Saturday.