Since the announcement of Mr. T. Boone Pickens' historic $165 million
gift to Oklahoma State, the Cowboy Football program has been riding a
wave of momentum that might be unprecedented in school history.
orange avalanche started with a clap of thunder in 2005 with the
official announcement of Mr. Pickens' historic gift.
In the years since, Oklahoma State has appeared in four straight bowl
games and climbed into the top 10 - rising as high as No. 5 in America.
The 2008 squad featured three All-Americans and that total does not
include Brandon Pettigrew, OSU's first-round pick in the 2009 NFL Draft.
The Cowboys spent the summer of 2009 moving into new facilities as
the completion of the west end zone project brings to a close the
complete overhaul of Boone Pickens Stadium. The home of the Cowboys has
been transformed into one of America's top facilities.
The day-to-day football operations now take place in cutting-edge
Over the past two years, Oklahoma State has set a new school record
for season ticket sales and single-game attendance.
And the changes in Stillwater have been noticed beyond the borders of
Big 12 country as Oklahoma State has arrived on the national scene like
The landscape has changed in Stillwater... From facilities to
victories and from television to attendance, OSU's newfound path is
clear for all to see. And one can't help but feel that the orange
momentum is still building.