The University of Oklahoma

By Marissa Hackl

Team Mascot & Nickname

Boomer and Sooner are the costumed horse mascots that represent the school. The school also has real horses that pull the "Sooner Schooner," which is modeled after the pioneers who settled in Oklahoma around he time of the Land Run in 1889. These people got the name of "Sooners." The schooner became the official mascot in 1980.

Oklahoma's nickname is OU.


Oklahoma's slogan, which is called out by fans everywhere is, "Boomer Sooner!"


-Sam Bradford won the Heisman Trophy in 2008 (football)

-44 total conference titles (football)

-Bob Stoops has been the head coach since 1999 and has 149 wins (football)

-426 all American titles (track)

-23 NCAA tournament appearances since 1983 (basketball)


Sooner sports tv, previewed on Fox, shows original programming and studio shows.

SoonerVision produces all content for Sooner Sports Tv.


According to the Oklahoma website, the term "Sooner" represents an "energetic individual who travels ahead of the human procession." Therefore, the school is really trying to convey their students as hardworking and insightful people.