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A Day in the Life of a Student on OU FOOTBALL Gameday | SATURDAZE

February 15, 2020

– Best memory that you’ve made at Gaylord? – Bringing her when she was 2 years old until she’s 20 now. – So 18 years? – Yeah. Spending all the games with my mom. – What’s up, everybody? It’s Dez from COISKI and I’m in beautiful Norman, Oklahoma today for a Big 12 matchup between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Texas Tech Red Raiders. This is “SATURDAZE.” What’s the one tradition that if I came to an OU game I have to know? – After every touchdown when the Sooners score you’re gonna hear a bunch of shotguns go off right? It’s my favorite tradition at OU. It catches people by surprise sometimes but it never fails to get the energy loud and, you know, it’s something that you remember for sure. – Favorite OU tradition? – Definitely the Boomer Sooner wagon for sure, yeah, for sure easily. – Before the games the Sooner wagon that comes out. – Probably this hat. I wear this hat every game.
– This hat? Is it a good luck hat? – Yeah. Yes sir. – The Boomer Sooner chant.
– Let me hear it. – BOOMER! – (Off-screen) SOONER! – BOOMER! – SOONER! – BOOMER! – (Off-screen) SOONER! – Do you know the words to the fight song? – Yeah. I do. – Let’s go. – Boomer Sooner Boomer Sooner, Boomer Soon- – What’s the one thing I need to know about an OU football game? – An OU football game? I feel like the energy. – The energy is pretty much unmatched. I feel like OU fans are like ridiculously respectful to the other team. I mean, there’s like no booing. We only ever boo the ref’s, you know. – Lot of sports fans, a lot of people acting wild rooting on the team. – Everybody’s gonna be friendly. Everybody loves
OU football. So you just got to embrace it. – ner. Boomer Sooner. Boomer Sooner. Boo- – Best memory you’ve made at Oklahoma?
– Probably OU/Texas for sure. One of the most like magical experiences you can have. Seeing the
stadium half orange, half red. It actually gives me chills. – Bringing her when she was two years old until she’s twenty now. – So 18 years? – Yeah. Spending all the games with my mom. – Getting this little gash right here on the way to one of the games. – Tell me the story behind that. – I don’t remember.
– Okay – I was sitting in the very front row and the mascot came out, came up right all in the front like brick wall, did a backflip off of it. Coolest thing I had ever seen and the entire time we were sitting there we were all like arms crossed like this doing chants. It was honestly the coolest thing. It was like we may not know each other on campus, but when we came to the game it was like we were all just one big unit. It was the coolest vibe I have ever been to in a game – Oklahoma, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, OKU. – Bro that was the hardest song.
– I told you I know it. I know it all. – What is the atmosphere like inside Gaylord Stadium?
– Oh man. The atmosphere in this stadium is non-stop energy all the time. – You know right now, it’s actually insane. Everybody’s going crazy especially on our defense today they’re doing amazing. Everybody is losing their minds. If we score here, I’m gonna have to go. – Every home game is loud, energetic, and is
so much fun. Like I love this. This is my favorite place in the world. – Boomer Sooner? – That wasn’t close at all. OU steamrolls through another opponent and all this football in this heat.
It’s got me a little hungry Let’s go get something to eat. Alright, so now I’m at O’Connell’s joined by Jeff Stewart, how you doing man? – Pretty good, pretty good. Good to see you guys glad you made it in. – Thank you. Thank you. O’Connell’s has been around for a long time, right? – Yeah, we’ve been around for 51 years. Five. One. – (Laughs) The big five-one. Although this isn’t the original location tell me how has O’Connell’s continued to be a staple
in OU culture. – I think it’s just history and tradition. I think initially it was a nice place to be at night, you know people frequented it. Now, they return to it so many times.
Parents bring their kids. – So just generation after generation after generation of Sooners just come in here and make those memories.
– Uh-huh. How did O’Connell’s become, you know, the OU hang out? – Well, I’m not real sure how it started. I bought it right out of college. It was kind of like just a dingy beer bar.
– Okay. – And just gradually work through it, cleaned it up, changed the menu, activities, involved more college kids in various things not just as employees, and it just grew from there. – So tell me, OU game day, what is it like in here? – Well, you know, we only get one or two people. (Laughs) – No. We generally open the doors and we’re generally the first one full. It’s just incredible. It’s a lot of fun. A lot of screaming sooner fans.
– Of course. – However we’re also, when they have the big opposing games, we become the opposing team spot as well. – Oh wow.
– And they actually will generally beat the Sooners in. When we played Notre Dame, it was all gold in here.
– So do you think just your reputation in Norman has spread to other fan bases and they know when they come to Norman they have to come here. – I think that’s what it is. I think it actually started with Kansas to tell you the truth. They had called and wanted to set up a little spot where their alumni could check in and I thought well, okay they’re gonna have a good table like we’re sitting at now and they’ll come in get a little badge, sign in, what have you. No. They had a bigger table They came in and decorated the whole room. Their entire alumni showed up and then there’s their cheer squad showed up and their cheerleaders were actually in here doing cheers and I think it just expanded from that. – What are some of the popular dishes here that people are ordering? – There’s several of them, but one of them is the buffalo wings We’ve got a sweet and spicy buffalo wing that people just thoroughly enjoy. The ranch hand hamburger is one that is very popular. I’m not sure how ranch dressing got to be so popular in Oklahoma. – Yeah, that’s more of a Texas thing, right?
– Yeah, we go through gallons of ranch dressing and then our fish and chips. – What makes O’Connell’s unique?
– History and tradition. I think that’s the main thing that makes it unique is the history and tradition and trying to support that and keep it going so that when they return they get the same feelings and what have you even in – and this is very much like the old store. It’s twice the size but it’s very much designed exactly like the older store so they, you know, they leave one and come back and say, “Oh it’s the same place.” – So tell me the best thing about O’Connell’s. – Oh, the atmosphere. The fans. – Yeah, just the great atmosphere. A lot of fun people to hang around with. – Favorite thing about O’Connell’s? – I think my favorite thing about O’Connell’s is like the friendship. I feel like I don’t know you, however, I feel like I’m friends with you and so it’s great. It’s like the fellowship hit O’Connell’s. – This my guy right here. – It’s amazing.
– This my guy right here. – BOOMER! – SOONER!
– (Off-screen) SOONER! – BOOMER! – (Off-screen) SOONER! – TEXAS! – (Off-screen) SUCKS! – Bro I’ve never seen that before. That’s crazy. “SATURDAZE” has plenty more in store for you this season. Let me know where I should go next. You never know, we might end up at your school. In the meantime, check out “SATURDAZE” with TCU and “SATURDAZE” with Texas A&M. Peace


  • Reply Truman Brown October 5, 2019 at 8:13 am

    I’m in OU fan I totally agree with every single one of these people

  • Reply Jwhited14 October 5, 2019 at 10:12 am

    Saturdaze @ WVU, you’re welcome

  • Reply Emerald Falcon October 5, 2019 at 10:29 am

    Go to university of Oregon

  • Reply claudio torres October 5, 2019 at 10:30 am

    Texas Tech liveeeee go there

  • Reply Luke Donner October 5, 2019 at 10:37 am

    University of Missouri, MIZ

  • Reply Baseball swag October 5, 2019 at 10:46 am


  • Reply Traylor Azar October 5, 2019 at 10:48 am


  • Reply Justin Coleman October 5, 2019 at 11:14 am


  • Reply giancarlo da silva October 5, 2019 at 11:54 am

    do more

  • Reply Preachers Son October 5, 2019 at 1:18 pm


  • Reply Preachers Son October 5, 2019 at 1:19 pm

    Check out Sooners man-cave!!!! Subscribe. Boomer!!!

  • Reply Nolan Marcase October 5, 2019 at 4:03 pm


  • Reply Max Hotta October 5, 2019 at 4:09 pm


  • Reply Ben Meyer October 5, 2019 at 9:45 pm

    All these folks are asking you to come to their midwest big ten school. Let me save your time and money, stay in the south. They think they have something going but its nothing compared to the SEC, Big 12, and Southern ACC.

  • Reply 2x.deon October 5, 2019 at 10:07 pm

    I’m gonna be a sooner just watch D1

  • Reply Amani Jones October 5, 2019 at 11:45 pm

    Penn state next

  • Reply Griffin Melton October 5, 2019 at 11:58 pm


  • Reply Joe October 6, 2019 at 3:36 am

    do wisconsin

  • Reply Taylor Mullins October 6, 2019 at 4:37 am


  • Reply Monte Mikes October 6, 2019 at 4:39 am

    Michigan is where it’s at

  • Reply Christiano Abdon October 6, 2019 at 5:05 am

    Tech or OK state

  • Reply Slushmello October 6, 2019 at 5:56 am

    Bro i was there at the game and i didnt see you now im sad

  • Reply Zach Hartung October 6, 2019 at 11:05 am

    Ohio State

  • Reply Taylor D October 6, 2019 at 4:29 pm

    Michigan at Penn State Oct 19 gotta tour happy valley

  • Reply Kameron Cunningham October 6, 2019 at 4:52 pm


  • Reply Stephen Taylor October 6, 2019 at 7:13 pm

    Can u tour Oklahoma state next, plz

  • Reply andres korrie October 7, 2019 at 2:33 am

    there only doing texas schools

  • Reply andres korrie October 7, 2019 at 2:34 am

    you should go to smu because there 6 and 0

  • Reply makenzie October 7, 2019 at 10:33 am

    do alabama and texas tech

  • Reply Christian Voskuil October 7, 2019 at 8:40 pm

    MADISON, WISCONSIN The best college town in America

  • Reply Teresa Lovo October 8, 2019 at 1:44 am

    Texas tech !

  • Reply Tyler Kashiwagi October 8, 2019 at 4:05 am

    Army vs navy game

  • Reply Ben Schaefer October 8, 2019 at 4:31 am


  • Reply Kyla Rogers October 8, 2019 at 7:48 am

    Next Stop: UNC!

  • Reply George Menedis October 9, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    Tour a college tennis facility

  • Reply willson mccormick October 9, 2019 at 9:29 pm

    This our fight song
    Boomer Sooner Boomer Sooner Boomer Sooner Boomer Sooner
    Boomer Sooner Boomer Sooner Boomer Sooner OKU,
    Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma OKU,
    I’m a Sooner born a Sooner bred and when I die I’ll be a Sooner dead, Rah Oklahoma Rah Oklahoma Rah Oklahoma OKU

  • Reply Swooshman October 10, 2019 at 10:28 am

    Ohio state for sure

  • Reply Marcus Wilson October 10, 2019 at 11:42 pm

    y’all should come to ann arbor to visit michigan. it’s a great time!

  • Reply WayPoet October 11, 2019 at 11:00 am


  • Reply John Gibson October 13, 2019 at 12:39 am

    Go to WVU shits wild

  • Reply Noa Vossebeld October 13, 2019 at 8:49 pm

    That girl Hella fire

  • Reply Kelsea Wyrebek October 14, 2019 at 3:09 am

    WVU-they crazy

  • Reply jonathan rodriguez October 16, 2019 at 3:20 am

    watching this and seeing all the texas stuff really shows how much they are in ou’s head

  • Reply TheRoyalEco October 17, 2019 at 2:40 am

    waiting on a LSU one

  • Reply Angelina Medrano October 18, 2019 at 6:55 am

    LSU 💜🐯

  • Reply Secret SZN October 18, 2019 at 7:40 pm

    He did the chant wrong

  • Reply Adrian October 18, 2019 at 9:04 pm

    1) It's the Sooner Schooner! Don't do interviews on Greek row Lol
    2) Who is the girl at 2:55 ?? Lawd

  • Reply Sooner Keith October 18, 2019 at 10:59 pm

    Just to clarify, those are NOT the words to Boomer Sooner:

    Boomer Sooner, Boomer Sooner
    Boomer Sooner, Boomer Sooner
    Boomer Sooner, Boomer Sooner
    Boomer Sooner, O-K-U

    I'm Sooner Born and Sooner Bred
    And when I die I'm Sooner dead,
    Rah Oklahoma, Rah Oklahoma
    Rah Oklahoma – O-K-U!

  • Reply Penn Majors October 18, 2019 at 11:36 pm


  • Reply Cruz Hale October 19, 2019 at 3:00 am


  • Reply russp1212 October 19, 2019 at 6:40 am

    dez Moore is fine

  • Reply Ryan Pyeatte October 19, 2019 at 10:59 am

    405 baby 🥴❤️

  • Reply Kenneth Beatty October 19, 2019 at 8:12 pm

    Gotta go to Ohio State

  • Reply Raptor Sports October 19, 2019 at 9:08 pm

    Go to Syracuse

  • Reply МοllУBoy October 20, 2019 at 12:05 pm

    I was they're it was lit

  • Reply kentrock October 20, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    This guy has the best job ever

  • Reply Andrew Dubs October 20, 2019 at 8:43 pm

    Got to go to Wisconsin

  • Reply Chase Louden October 20, 2019 at 11:56 pm

    Imagine being an OU fan though🤮

  • Reply Sueka Syrup October 21, 2019 at 4:08 am

    Go to Kstate, The best part there is tailgating

  • Reply Nsgolf18 October 21, 2019 at 7:07 am

    Go do Baylor

  • Reply ellie October 21, 2019 at 7:25 am

    any one else see the wagon flip Saturday?

  • Reply ellie October 21, 2019 at 7:29 am

    go to Iowa state next…!

  • Reply Ismaail Eaddy October 21, 2019 at 9:03 am

    Oregon or penn st or lsu

  • Reply Julio Calderon October 21, 2019 at 9:30 am

    I’m attending university of Oklahoma! I plan on doing content about my student life and some pranks on campus. Subscribe the channel and stay tuned as I progress and get better at video editing.

  • Reply Peyton Lowery October 21, 2019 at 10:16 am

    Go to Ole Miss. nothing beats the grove

  • Reply Aiden Hale October 21, 2019 at 10:50 am

    The girl in the beginning was trae young’s high school girlfriend.

  • Reply Hunter Craig October 21, 2019 at 1:12 pm

    Are we sure the guy doing Boomer Sooner is an OU student…

  • Reply Zaremstein Vids October 21, 2019 at 7:18 pm


  • Reply Fn Atrocity October 21, 2019 at 8:47 pm

    Go to kansas

  • Reply Harrisons Favorites October 21, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    You should go to Alabama on Saturday game

  • Reply Kamryn Berry October 21, 2019 at 10:13 pm

    Tour university of Alabama!!!

  • Reply J October 22, 2019 at 8:57 am


  • Reply maximissus October 22, 2019 at 12:29 pm

    The Pride is extremely important to OU tradition and the fact that you missed that and no one mentioned it is disappointing

  • Reply Subestimado21 October 22, 2019 at 12:49 pm

    Best part about 11:00 games for students? You could show up to the stadium right at kickoff and easily find a spot to sit in the student section. Greek life would be so hung over from the night before, so us GDIs who didn’t get sauced on the reg had no problem finding seating.

  • Reply Cori Mbonzo October 22, 2019 at 5:07 pm

    uga next!!

  • Reply Dirty October 23, 2019 at 2:16 am

    When you’re so hammered, you can’t remember how the OU fight song goes. 😂

  • Reply Drippy Highlights October 23, 2019 at 7:34 am


  • Reply Josh Brown October 23, 2019 at 6:42 pm

    I've spent 2/3 of my life as a die hard OU fan, and I have to say, these drunk students really let Sooner Nation down.

    1) As @SoonerKeith pointed out, those are NOT the lyrics to Boomer Sooner.
    2) It's the Sooner Schooner not "Boomer Sooner Wagon"
    3) No mention of the flyovers during the National Anthem before every game
    4) The drum major is literally called "The Pride of Oklahoma"
    5) I'm sure other schools do this too, but if the opposing team scores a field goal/extra point, the fans throw that ball out of the stadium.

  • Reply Drew Sams October 24, 2019 at 3:18 am


  • Reply Ian Ussery October 24, 2019 at 7:27 pm

    go to USC it gets live over there

  • Reply nicole ortiz October 26, 2019 at 6:18 am

    do alabama nextttt

  • Reply fritochild YT October 26, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    When they go to O’Connell and it’s not even a good spot on campus

  • Reply Luke Martin October 27, 2019 at 2:30 am


  • Reply Joshua Harrison October 27, 2019 at 2:56 am


  • Reply galaxy T October 27, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    Kansas state has now claimed o connel’s

  • Reply Carter Christanelli October 27, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    Texas tech! Or Baylor

  • Reply Landon Hill October 29, 2019 at 12:18 am

    Do West Virginia

  • Reply Gratify_ scrump October 29, 2019 at 12:56 am

    Who is here after they lost to k state. LMAO!! WHAT A JOKE. OKLAHOMA IS A JOKE!!

  • Reply Sokiri Malula October 29, 2019 at 8:50 am

    Go to North Dakota State!

  • Reply just some minced garlic October 30, 2019 at 11:21 pm

    Clemson, LSU and ole Miss are the can't miss gameday experiences

  • Reply Croc Dealer November 18, 2019 at 10:53 am

    Ok boomer

  • Reply Super Kitties November 25, 2019 at 9:14 pm

    i was there

  • Reply Katherine Ashton November 27, 2019 at 10:06 am

    But y’all didn’t come to okstate smh

  • Reply Julian Ponce November 27, 2019 at 10:49 pm


  • Reply Lineman HD December 7, 2019 at 9:46 am

    Y’all should do razorbacks

  • Reply tate huff December 13, 2019 at 1:46 pm

    when there’s no nightlife part, bc you realize it’s in oklahoma

  • Reply tate huff December 13, 2019 at 2:08 pm

    do alabama, florida state, and clemson

  • Reply Jaishon Whitening December 22, 2019 at 2:13 am

    Saturdays UGA !!! Go Dawgs!!

  • Reply Dane Rodriquez January 6, 2020 at 2:38 am

    Hell nah, real Sooner spot is the Greek House!

  • Reply COISKI January 7, 2020 at 2:51 am

    Does OU do it better than Texas? 👀 Check out the Longhorns' "SATURDAZE" ⬇️

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