Oklahoma State’s 2-for-1 Play Not Ideal but Financially Responsible

One of the interesting misnomers about Oklahoma State University is that it is a powerhouse financially. The reason for this is two-fold. First, people falsely equate Boone Pickens’ bank account and Oklahoma State’s revenue stream. Second, people just assume that great football teams make for financially lucrative athletic departments.

Both are only partially true. It’s not as if Pickens is giving money every single year to OSU. His donations have