Castiglione on $370 Million Project

University of Oklahoma Athletic Director Joe Castiglione talks about the new 370 million dollar stadium project...

"President Boren and the OU Board of Regents have once again exemplified their ongoing commitment to providing a first-class experience for our student-athletes and our great fans at Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium by their endorsement of this ambitious project.

Along with head coach Bob Stoops and our OU Athletics staff, we enthusiastically embrace the challenge of further accentuating the many qualities that distinguish Oklahoma's iconic cathedral of college football.

"Dating back to the humble origins of the football program in 1895 and the inception of Owen Field in 1923, the cooperative spirit between the University of Oklahoma and generations of devoted fans has served as the bedrock upon which legendary coaches have painstakingly constructed a football legacy rich with championship tradition and unparalleled individual achievement.

"The Sooners have risen to the occasion time and time again to maintain the University of Oklahoma's place among the elite programs in college football. This latest endeavor exemplifies the progressive spirit of our University and the continued dedication of OU Athletics to provide the resources necessary for our student-athletes to pursue the loftiest dreams and aspirations.

"Providing our loyal legions of fans with the finest amenities while further enhancing an unrivaled football facility that's attracts the best and brightest student-athletes to OU is an objective that Sooners everywhere will want to embrace with true Oklahoma passion."

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