Pat Jones served as the OSU Cowboys football coach from 1984 to 1994 after five years as an assistant under Jimmy Johnson. In 11 years at OSU, he compiled a 62-60-3 record, including three wins in four bowl games. He was the Big 8 Coach of the Year in 1984 and 1992. Jones' coaching stops include Arkansas, SMU, Pittsburgh, and OSU where he coached Hall of Fame running backs Thurman Thomas and 1988 Heisman Trophy winner Barry Sanders. Jones was also a NFL assistant coach with the Miami Dolphins from 1996 to 2003 and Oakland Raiders from 2004 to 2006. He is a member of the Gator Bowl, Arkansas and Oklahoma Halls of Fame.Read MORE
Sadly we announce the loss of Special Lifetime member Jim Stevenson who passed away Monday night, May 25. Jim was a Club Foundation Fellow, a MSNI Ambassador and a Paul Harris Fellow and had been a member of our club since 1979. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 29, at Memorial Baptist Church at 2800 S. Yale. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the Stevenson and Rothrock family. It is with a very heavy heart that we announce the loss of Past President John B. Johnson who passed away on Monday, May 18, 2015. John served as club president 1994-95, and was a Club Foundation Fellow and a Paul Harris Fellow. A memorial service was held at Boston Avenue United Methodist Church. Please pray for comfort and strength for the Johnson family. It is with much sadness that we also announce the loss of Special Lifetime member Carl Wright who passed away on Friday, May 15, 2015. Carl was a Club Foundation Fellow and a Paul Harris Fellow. A memorial service will be Friday, June 12 at the Ninde Funeral Brookside Chapel at 3841 S. Peoria. Our condolences to his daughter Rotarian Marti Wright Alexander and to the Wright family.