Yes, David Boren alone did all these things. Through sheer force of will. Because no one else wanted any of them.
David Boren — In one year, got the Big 12 to add title game, do due diligence on network, and begin to pursue expansion candidates.
To me, this criteria screams schools like Memphis and UCF as opposed to a school like, say, UConn.
Bowlsby: “We’re looking for members that will grow over time as we grow and bring stability and have a high top end."