1917 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1917 Oklahoma Sooners football
Conference Southwest Conference
1917 record 6–4–1 (1–1–1 SWC)
Head coach Bennie Owen (13th season)
Home stadium Boyd Field
Seasons
← 1916
1918 →
1917 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Texas A&M $ 2 0 0     8 0 0
Baylor 3 1 0     9 1 0
Oklahoma 1 1 1     6 3 1
Texas 2 3 0     4 4 0
Oklahoma A&M 1 2 0     4 4 0
Arkansas 0 1 1     5 1 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1917 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 1917 college football season. In their 13th year under head coach Bennie Owen, the Sooners compiled a 6–4–1 record (1–1–1 against conference opponents), and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 451 to 103.[1][2]

No Sooners were recognized as All-Americans.[3]

Two Sooner received All-Southwest Conference honors: Walt Abbott and W.E. Durant.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 22 at Central State* Edmond, OK W 99–0  
September 29 Kingfisher* Boyd FieldNorman, OK W 179–0  
October 6 Phillips* Oklahoma City, OK W 52–9  
October 13 at Illinois* Illinois FieldChampaign, IL L 0–44  
October 20 Texas Fair Park StadiumDallas, TX W 14-0  
November 3 at Missouri* Rollins FieldColumbia, MO W 14–7  
November 10 Kansas* Boyd Field • Norman, OK L 6–13  
November 17 Arkansas Fort Smith, AR T 0–0  
November 24 Kendall* Boyd Field • Norman, OK W 80–0  
November 29 Oklahoma A&M Oklahoma City, OK L 0–9  
December 15 at Camp Doniphan* Camp Doniphan, OK L 7–21  
*Non-conference game.

Source:DeLassus, David. "Oklahoma Yearly Results 1915–1919" (html). College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oklahoma Yearly Results (1915-1919)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1917 Oklahoma Sooners Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  3. ^ "2014 Oklahoma Football Records Supplement" (PDF). University of Oklahoma. 2014. p. 90. Retrieved July 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ "2014 Oklahoma Football Records Supplement" (PDF). University of Oklahoma. 2014. p. 95. Retrieved July 20, 2014.