1952 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1952 Oklahoma Sooners football
Big 7 Champions
Conference Big Seven Conference
Ranking
Coaches #4
AP #4
1952 record 8–1–1 (5–0–1 Big 7)
Head coach Bud Wilkinson
Home stadium Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 55,647)
Seasons
« 1951 1953 »
1952 Big 7 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Oklahoma 5 0 1     8 1 1
Missouri 5 1 0     5 5 0
Nebraska 3 2 1     5 4 1
Kansas 3 3 0     7 3 0
Colorado 2 2 2     6 2 2
Iowa State 1 5 0     3 6 0
Kansas State 0 6 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1952 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 1952 college football season. It was the 58th season of play for the Sooners. Led by head coach Bud Wilkinson, the Sooners offense scored 407 points, while the defense allowed only 141.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 27 at Colorado #4 Folsom FieldBoulder, CO T 21–21   30,569[1]
October 4 Pittsburgh* #20 Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK W 49–20   37,716[1]
October 11 vs. Texas* #12 Cotton BowlDallas, TX W 49–20   75,504[1]
October 18 at #8 Kansas #6 Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS W 42–20   37,946[1]
October 25 Kansas State #3 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 49–6   38,168[1]
November 1 at Iowa State #3 Clyde Williams StadiumAmes, IA W 41–0   9,619[1]
November 8 at #10 Notre Dame* #4 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN NBC L 21–27   57,466[1]
November 15 Missouri #8 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 47–7   43,393[1]
November 22 Nebraska #5 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 34–13   42,489[1]
November 29 at Oklahoma A&M #4 Lewis FieldStillwater, OK W 54–7   21,408[1]
*Non-conference game.

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Awards and honors[edit]

1953 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Billy Vessels Halfback 1 2 Baltimore Colts

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