Ard picked as RUF/NEK


By Kathleen Guill - kathleen@press-leader



The RUF/NEKS the drive the Sooner Schooner during football games. This tradition started in 1963.


Ryan Ard and other RUF/NEKS pose in front of the official Sooner mascot, the Sooner Schooner. Ryan Ard proudly waves the American flag before a Sooner game.


Ryan Ard proudly waves the American flag before a Sooner game.


The RUF/NEKS are pictured hyping up the crowd before a game.


The RUF/NEKS are pictured hyping up the crowd before a game.


The RUF/NEKS are pictured hyping up the crowd before a game.


Ryan Ard poses with ponies Boomer and Sooner.


Ryan Ard poses with ponies Boomer and Sooner.


Ryan Ard poses with ponies Boomer and Sooner.


Ryan Ard pictured with a Sooner Shotgun.


Ryan Ard pictured with a Sooner Shotgun.


Ryan Ard pictured with a Sooner Shotgun.


You’ve probably seen the young men who run around before Sooner football games, yelling and getting the crowd worked up. This group of men is called the RUF/NEKS. Recent Frederick High graduate Ryan Ard was picked to be one of those proud young men full of school spirit. I’ve been an OU fan since before
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