Larry Reece is the Executive Director of Development & Major Gifts for OSU Athletics. Larry, originally from
Larry has served in a number of roles in and around OSU Athletics. In the early 1990’s he worked as Account Executive and General Manager for KSPI AM & FM Â the home of the OSU Cowboys and Cowgirls since 1947. Larry left KSPI in 1998 to become Director of Corporate Relations for OSU Athletics at the request of then OSU Athletic Director Terry Don Phillips. In 2000, Larry joined Cowboy Sports Properties, a Division of Learfield Sports where he oversaw corporate advertising and sponsorships as well as the 31 station Cowboy Sports Radio Network.
Larry accepted his current role in fundraising for OSU Athletics in 2004 and has served on the “Next Level” Stadium Campaign Team which has raised over $100M in pledges and gifts for Boone Pickens Stadium.
Larry may be best known as the “Stadium and Arena Voice of the Cowboys”. He became the first student to call OSU Games in 1990 and has since served as Public Address Announcer for all OSU Football and Cowboy and Cowgirl Basketball games. Larry has helped coin OSU phrases such as “Here Comes Bullet”, “They call him Big Country”’ and “Welcome to Gallagher-Iba Arena...the rowdiest arena in the country”. He has also authored a book covering the traditions and legends of OSU Athletics called “The ABC’s of College Sports: The OSU Cowboys”.
Larry, his wife Renee(an OSU alum) and daughter Lauren proudly reside in “the home of the Cowboys and Cowgirls” Â