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David Boren's legacy is evident, but Oklahoma and Big 12 must now decide what ...


Senator, talks with the media following his announcement that he will resign as head of the state's flagship university at the end of the current school year, at a news conference in Norman, Okla., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.


In his public remarks, he didn't drop any hints about conference realignment or the Big 12 being "psychologically disadvantaged" by its 10 members or expansion -- the greatest hits from the last few years.


Boren, 76 and coming off heart bypass surgery this year, announced he will step down as president on June 30, 2018 -- assuming Oklahoma has a replacement ready.


Boren stepped into the hole left by the forced retirement of Texas athletic direction DeLoss Dodds and did his best to shape the Big 12 agenda.


One theory Wednesday suggested that Boren's departure might strengthen the Big 12 by removing speculation and rumors coming from one of the league's most powerful presidents.




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