1897 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1897 Oklahoma Sooners football
Conference Independent
1897 record 2–0
Head coach Vernon Louis Parrington (1st year)
Seasons
← 1896
1898 →

The 1897 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 1897 college football season. In their third year of football, and first year under head coach Vernon Louis Parrington, the Sooners compiled a 2-0 record, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 33 to 8.[1][2]

Roster[edit]

1897 Oklahoma Sooners Football
  • Edwin Barrow
  • Jasper Clapham
  • Harry Ford
  • John Hefley
 
  • Paul Mackey
  • Bill McCutcheon
  • Fred Merkle
 
  • Joe Merkle
  • Columbus Roberts
  • Ray Smith[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
December 1 Oklahoma City Town Team Norman, OK W 16–0  
December 31 vs. Kingfisher Guthrie, OK W 17–8  

Source:DeLassus, David. "Oklahoma Yearly Results 1895–1899" (html). College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oklahoma Yearly Results (1940-1944)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1940 Oklahoma Sooners Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  3. ^ http://www.soonerstats.com/football/players/roster.cfm?seasonid=1897#.WE9hhOArKJf