Road Hawks

Norman, Okla.


Fly or Drive?

Flip a coin. Fly if you can get a good rate on Southwest Airlines into Oklahoma City. Norman is only about a 20-minute drive from the airport, where you’ll have to rent a car.

Football Stadium Info

Football Stadium: Gaylord Perry - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
Capacity: 82,112
Basketball Arena: Lloyd Noble Center
Capacity: 11,528
Traditions: The Sooner Schooner is a covered wagon similar to those used by pioneers in the late 1880s. Following each Sooners’ football score, the Sooner Schooner runs across Owen Field, led by two white ponies named Boomer and Sooner.

Celebrity Fans

Toby Keith singer Toby Keith was born in Clinton, Okla., and oftentimes can be seen at OU games and practices (and at football games, sometimes he can be spotted on the sideline). Keith didn’t attend OU, but he did play football semi-professionally in Oklahoma City. According to a story in the Palm Beach Post, Keith has the letters “OU” at the bottom of his hot tub.


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