Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Athletic Hall of Fame

Dean Wild - 1985

A graduate of Granite, Wild was a three-year letterman in football and baseball at Southwestern and was named team captain when he graduated in 1935. Wild would later go on to coach more than 27 years beginning at Hollis and eventually win state football titles at both Watonga and Frederick. He then coached three years at Putnam City West and spent another nine years there as the school’s assistant principal.  Along the way, Wild won numerous district and regional championships in basketball, track, baseball and football.