5 Things You Need to Know About…Clarke Stroud (’90), (’93)
How many bow ties do you have and how did this fetish start?
I have around 75 bow ties. I started wearing them in 1992 and came to love their timeless simplicity.
You’re well-known on the sidelines at OU football games. Ever TiVo yourself and go back and watch?
My friends treat me like Waldo from “Where’s Waldo.” I get texts when I make an appearance on TV. I might have gone back and watched a couple of times!
What was like being a Ruf-Nek?
I loved being a RUF/NEK. It was special being a part of OU tradition. The relationships and memories will always be with me.
You’ve devoted your whole career to OU. What’s your secret to coming into work motivated each day?
I love my job! I consider myself lucky to work at OU. I am blessed to work alongside our students and with the best staff in the country. OU is a special place.
What’s the best thing about being around OU students everyday?
Working with OU students on a daily basis keeps me feeling young. Their youthful energy is contagious. They challenge me each and every day to be a better person.