Panola College was well represented at the College National Finals this year. Current student Fulton Rutland of Stillwell, Oklahoma, after sitting in the number one spot most of the week ended up third in the the Nation in bullriding. Panola College's alumus Wyatt Denny, took home the main prize. Denny was sitting first most of the year and won second in the first round, second in the second round, and won the third round and went into the finals with a huge lead on the rest of the field, and came home with the National Championship.
Panola had three ex teammates and alumus that participated in the CNFR beside Fulton and Wyatt. They were Randy Meyers bullrider for Texas A&M Commerce, Gannon Ivey bullrider for Sam Houston State, and Cole Frey team roper from McNeese State University.