OU President David Boren suffers minor stroke during Bob Stoops' statue unveiling

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The University of Oklahoma President David Boren, suffered a minor stoke today as he spoke at a statue unveiling ceremony commemorating Bob Stoops. Boren's conditions is not immediately known, but athletic director Joe Castiglione said Boren was moved as a "precautionary" measure.

Oklahoma revealed the statue of Stoops before its annual spring game.

Boren, 76, was carted away from the ceremony in a stretcher Saturday morning after struggling to return to his seat after speaking at the podium.

According to OU Public Affairs, Boren was transported to the OU Medical center for tests out of "an abundance of caution" after the medical emergency took place following his remarks.

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"Ladies and gentlemen, we love our president David Boren".

Boren is now in good spirits and is communicating with family as well as the medical professionals at the OU Medical Center. After Boren was removed from the immediate area near the statue, a concerned Castiglione proceeded.

Boren is retiring in June. "Everything's going to be okay", said Castiglione. The school's Board of Regents announced last month that Jim Gallogly will become the university's 14th president on July 1. The expected-to-be-cheerful ceremony honored the former coach, who retired from Oklahoma during the summer of 2017. It hurts me. I'll be excited to check on him. "He and Molly are in our thoughts and prayers right now". He went 190-48 at Oklahoma and is the school's wins leader.

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