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SportMike Gundy, Les Miles post tributes to late T. Boone Pickens

01:50  12 september  2019
01:50  12 september  2019 Source:   yardbarker.com

Oklahoma State Donor T. Boone Pickens Dies at 91

Oklahoma State Donor T. Boone Pickens Dies at 91 Oklahoma State Donor T. Boone Pickens Dies at 91

Mike Gundy is only 10 minutes late for our scheduled chat, but considering this is game week, anything short of cancellation feels early. In a way, Pickens and Gundy have gone about their business in similar ways. Neither has worried himself with conventional wisdom, and both have tried to stay a step

Late last year, T . Boone Pickens was back at it, drilling for oil. On his 65,000-acre ranch in the Texas Panhandle, an expanse full of wildflowers and rolling hills, Mr. Pickens , 89, had erected a million rig and started pumping fracking fluid into the earth.

Mike Gundy and Les Miles posted tributes on Twitter Wednesday to the late T. Boone Pickens following the news of the billionaire’s death.

Mike Gundy, Les Miles post tributes to late T. Boone Pickens© Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images

Pickens was an energy executive and entrepreneur, making his money initially in the oil and gas fields. He attended Oklahoma State for college and later became the school’s biggest donor, often being heavily involved in the Cowboys’ football program.

Gundy has been the Cowboys’ football coach since 2005 and shared this Twitter tribute to Pickens, who died at age 91:

Les Miles, who coached Oklahoma State prior to Gundy, also shared a tribute.

Gundy had some ups-and-downs in his relationship with Pickens due to the status of the football program, but the two were aligned on one thing: they always wanted to win.

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Mike Gundy, Les Miles post tributes to late T. Boone Pickens

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