1920 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1920 Oklahoma Sooners football
Missouri Valley champion
Conference Missouri Valley Conference
1920 record 6–0–1 (4–0–1 MVC)
Head coach Bennie Owen (16th year)
Offensive scheme Single wing
Captain Dewey Luster
Home stadium Boyd Field
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →
1920 Missouri Valley football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Oklahoma $ 4 0 1     6 0 1
Missouri 5 1 0     7 1 0
Kansas 3 2 0     5 2 1
Iowa State 3 2 0     4 4 0
Drake 1 3 1     4 5 1
Washington (MO) 1 4 0     4 4 0
Grinnell 0 2 1     3 3 1
Kansas State 0 3 1     3 3 3
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1920 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 1920 college football season. In their 16th year under head coach Bennie Owen, the Sooners compiled a 6–0–1 record (4–0–1 against conference opponents), won the Missouri Valley Conference championship,[1] and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 176 to 51.[2][3]

Two Sooners were recognized as All-Americans: tackle Roy "Soupy" Smoot and halfback Phil White.[4]

Five Sooners received All-Missouri Valley Conference honors: back Harry Hill; end Howard Marsh; guard Bill McKinley; tackle Roy Smoot; and back Sol Swatek.[5] Marsh was the first Sooner to receive all-conference honors on three occasions, receiving the honors each year from 1920 to 1922.[5]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 9 Central State* Boyd FieldNorman, OK W 16–7  
October 23 Washington (MO) Boyd Field • Norman, OK W 24–14  
October 30 at Missouri Rollins FieldColumbia, MO W 28–7  
November 6 Kansas Boyd Field • Norman, OK W 21–9  
November 13 at Oklahoma A&M* Lewis FieldStillwater, OK (Bedlam) W 36–0  
November 19 at Kansas State Ahearn FieldManhattan, KS T 7–7  
November 25 Drake* Boyd Field • Norman, OK W 44–7  
*Non-conference game.

Source:DeLassus, David. "Oklahoma Yearly Results 1920–1924" (html). College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ University of Oklahoma Magazine. 1921-01-01. 
  2. ^ "Oklahoma Yearly Results (1920-1924)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  3. ^ "1920 Oklahoma Sooners Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  4. ^ "2014 Oklahoma Football Records Supplement" (PDF). University of Oklahoma. 2014. p. 90. Retrieved July 20, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "2014 Oklahoma Football Records Supplement" (PDF). University of Oklahoma. 2014. p. 95. Retrieved July 20, 2014.