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Southwestern Oklahoma State Bulldogs

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NCAA  Division II
Location  Weatherford, Oklahoma
Athletic director  Todd Thurman
Varsity teams  10
University  Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Conference  Great American Conference

The Southwestern Oklahoma State Bulldogs (also SWOSU Bulldogs) are the athletic teams that represent Southwestern Oklahoma State University, located in Weatherford, Oklahoma, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Bulldogs compete as members of the Great American Conference for all 10 varsity sports.


National Championships

SWOSU has won national championship titles in women’s basketball (1982, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1990), football (1996), men's rodeo (1985, 1992, 1993, 1999) and women's rodeo (1998, 1994). And the SWOSU baseball team were runners-up for the national championship in the NAIA World Series (1958).


  • Carl Birdsong, former NFL punter
  • Ray Burris, former MLB pitcher
  • Shane Drury, former PRCA bullrider
  • Gordon Gore, NFL player
  • V'Keon Lacey, American football player
  • Grady Lewis, former NBA player
  • Cord McCoy, PBR bullrider and runner-up on The Amazing Race
  • Rex Ryan, former head coach for the Buffalo Bills
  • Rob Ryan, former defensive assistant for the Buffalo Bills
  • Arnie Shockley, former professional football player
  • Jim Simmons, NFL player
  • Rocky Walcher, former PGA Tour golfer
  • References

    Southwestern Oklahoma State Bulldogs Wikipedia

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