1996 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1996 Oklahoma Sooners football
Conference Big 12 South
1996 record 3–8 (3–5 Big 12)
Head coach John Blake (1st year)
Offensive coordinator Dick Winder (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Bill Young (1st year)
Captain Game captains
Home stadium Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 74,897)
Seasons
« 1995 1997 »
1996 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#6 Nebraska x   8 0         11 2  
#8 Colorado   7 1         11 2  
#17 Kansas State   6 2         9 3  
Missouri   3 5         5 6  
Kansas   2 6         4 7  
Iowa State   1 7         2 9  
South
#23 Texas x   6 2         8 5  
Texas Tech   5 3         6 5  
Texas A&M   4 4         6 6  
Oklahoma   3 5         3 8  
Oklahoma State   2 6         5 6  
Baylor   1 7         4 7  
Championship: Texas 37, Nebraska 27
*† – Bowl Alliance representative as champion
‡ – Bowl Alliance at-large representative
x – Division champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and participated as members of the newly–formed Big 12 Conference in the South Division. They were coached by John Blake.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 7 2:30 PM TCU* Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK ABC L 7–20   65,569
September 21 10:05 PM at San Diego State* Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego, CA KWTV L 31–51   34,812
September 28 1:30 PM Tulsa* Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK L 24–31   68,384
October 5 11:30 AM Kansas Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK FSN L 24–52   64,333
October 12 2:30 PM vs. #25 Texas Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) ABC W 30–27 OT  75,587
October 19 6:00 PM at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX W 28–24   35,712
October 26 1:10 PM at #16 Kansas State KSU StadiumManhattan, KS L 35–42   43,815
November 2 11:00 AM #5 Nebraska Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK (Rivalry) ABC L 21–73   75,004
November 9 11:30 AM at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, OK (Bedlam Series) FSN W 27–17   51,416
November 16 2:30 PM at Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX ABC L 16–33   66,161
November 23 2:30 PM Texas Tech Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK ABC L 12–22   61,217
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Awards[edit]

  • All-Big 12: LB Tyrell Peters [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1990s". University of Oklahoma Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved January 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ SoonerSports.com. Retrieved January 24, 2012