Founder's Day Athletic History
Football, basketball, and track weren’t the only successful competitive activities on campus. The 1924-25 debate team was featured in The Daily Oklahoman as the “champion debaters of Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kansas,” after winning eleven of fourteen debates. Football player Carl White was on the debate team. Some familiar names for you old timers are Pollard Jent, Ralph Compere, George Wilson, and Hale V. Davis, who later became president of OBU.