"OU Sports Update" was first aired on Sunday July 12th 2009. Our Guest was Joe Castiglione, Athletic Director, University of Oklahoma.
Our topics included:
- Describe some of the highlights and unique accomplishments this past year.
- Rarity of one collegiate athletic program having a Heisman Trophy winner in football and the National Player of the Year in Men's Basketball.
- Description of his experiences accompanying Blake Griffin on some of his travels to receive awards.
- Discuss coaching vacancies that he has had and that he has filled since he was on show last.
- Discuss men's Tennis and men's golf.
- Recent financial contribution by the Athletic Department to the University
- What's new in facilities constructed, modified, or updated since his last visit.
- Major challenges he sees for him and his staff in this upcoming year.
- How he continues to emphasize improvement in the academic area.
- What should Sooner fans be looking for this year
Joe Castiglione, Mick Cornett, Kent Meyers