1968 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1968 Oklahoma Sooners football
Big 8 Co-Champions
Bluebonnet Bowl, L 27–28 vs. SMU
Conference Big Eight Conference
1968 record 7–4 (6–1 Big 8)
Head coach Chuck Fairbanks
Home stadium Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 61,836)
Seasons
« 1967 1969 »
1968 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Kansas § 6 1 0     9 2 0
#11 Oklahoma § 6 1 0     7 4 0
#9 Missouri 5 2 0     8 3 0
Nebraska 3 4 0     6 4 0
Colorado 3 4 0     4 6 0
Kansas State 2 5 0     4 6 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     3 7 0
Iowa State 1 6 0     3 7 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1968 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 1968 college football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and competed as members of the Big Eight Conference. They were coached by head coach Chuck Fairbanks.

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Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 21 at #3 Notre Dame* #5 Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN L 21–45   58,821
September 28 NC State* Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK W 28–14   53,349
October 12 vs. Texas* Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) L 20–26   71,837
October 19 Iowa State Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 42–7   46,960
October 26 at Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, CO L 27–41   45,804
November 2 Kansas State Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 35–20   43,782
November 9 at #3 Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS W 27–23   50,658
November 16 #6 Missouri Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK (Tiger-Sooner Peace Pipe) W 28–14   60,632
November 23 Nebraska #14 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK (Rivalry) ABC W 47–0   46,011
November 30 at Oklahoma State #11 Lewis FieldStillwater, OK (Bedlam Series) W 41–7   38,515
December 31 vs. #20 SMU* #10 Rice StadiumHouston, TX (Bluebonnet Bowl) ABC L 27–28   53,453
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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