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Oklahoma State Is Getting Made Fun Of For New National Championship Sign

Probably not the reaction they intended.

Back in the days before the College Football Playoff and even the BCS, deciding a college football national champion was a much more convoluted process.

There were multiple polls, and sometimes schools shared the crown. There have also been teams awarded shares of a national title years later.

Such was the case with Oklahoma State. Last year, the American Football Coaches Association retroactively awarded Oklahoma A&M, which became Oklahoma State, with the 1945 national championship.

Now, the official NCAA website lists Army as the champ in 1945, but Oklahoma State tweeted out this picture today of a "1945 National Champions" sign going up in Boone Pickens Stadium.

There are a lot of people who responded to this tweet with derision, as they don't agree with the Cowboys putting up a sign for a title they were awarded 70 years after it happened. The OSU Athletics Twitter mentions are rough, and it's not just OU fans or outsiders bringing criticism. Some Cowboy fans don't like the sign either.

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Yea, this didn't really go over well.

The consolation for the Cowboys? They should be very good on the field this year, and might have a good chance of taking down OU.