1955 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1955 Oklahoma Sooners football
National Champions
Big 7 Champions
Orange Bowl, W 20-6 vs. Maryland
Conference Big Seven Conference
Ranking
Coaches #1
AP #1
1955 record 11-0 (6-0 Big 7)
Head coach Bud Wilkinson
Home stadium Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 55,647)
Seasons
« 1954 1956 »
1955 Big 7 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Oklahoma 6 0 0     11 0 0
Nebraska 5 1 0     5 5 0
Colorado 3 3 0     6 4 0
Kansas State 3 3 0     4 6 0
Kansas 1 4 1     3 6 1
Iowa State 1 4 1     1 7 1
Missouri 1 5 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 Oklahoma Sooners football team (variously "Oklahoma", "OU", or the "Sooners") represented the University of Oklahoma in the college football season of 1955-1956. It was the 61st season of play for the Sooners. The team was led by Hall of Fame head coach Bud Wilkinson. They were led on offense by quarterback Jim Harris, and played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 24 at North Carolina* #3 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 13–6   26,638[1]
October 1 #12 Pittsburgh* #5 Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK W 26–14   56,907[1]
October 8 vs. Texas* #3 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) NBC W 20–0   75,504[1]
October 15 Kansas #3 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 44–6   39,789[1]
October 22 #14 Colorado #3 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK NBC W 56–21   57,663[1]
October 29 at Kansas State #2 Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS W 40–7   18,263[1]
November 5 at Missouri #1 Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO W 20–0   32,289[1]
November 12 Iowa State #1 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 52–0   46,455[1]
November 19 at Nebraska #1 Memorial Stadium, LincolnLincoln, NE (Nebraska-Oklahoma rivalry) W 41–0   36,576[1]
November 26 Oklahoma State* #1 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK (Bedlam Series) W 53–0   40,182[1]
January 1 vs. #3 Maryland* #1 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL (Orange Bowl) W 20–6   76,561[1]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

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