1926 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1926 Oklahoma Sooners football
Oklahoma Sooners logo.svg
Conference Missouri Valley Conference
1926 record 5–2–1 (3–2–1 Missouri Valley)
Head coach Bennie Owen (22nd year)
Offensive scheme Single wing
Captain Polly Wallace
Home stadium Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 16,000)
Seasons
« 1925 1927 »
1926 Missouri Valley football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Oklahoma A&M $ 3 0 1     3 4 1
Nebraska 5 1 0     6 2 0
Grinnell 3 1 1     6 1 1
Missouri 3 1 1     5 1 2
Oklahoma 3 2 1     5 2 1
Kansas State 2 2 0     5 3 0
Iowa State 3 3 1     4 3 1
Drake 1 4 0     2 6 0
Kansas 1 5 0     2 6 0
Washington (MO) 0 6 0     1 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1926 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 1926 college football season. In their 22nd year under head coach Bennie Owen, the Sooners compiled a 5–2–1 record (3–2–1 against conference opponents), finished in fifth place in the Missouri Valley Conference, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 137 to 52.[1][2]

No Sooners were recognized as All-Americans,[3] but three Sooners received all-conference honors: end Roy LeCrone; back Frank Potts; and center Polly Wallace.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 9 Arkansas* Memorial StadiumNorman, OK W 6–13  
October 16 at Drake Drake StadiumDes Moines, IA W 11–0  
October 23 Kansas State Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK L 12–15  
October 30 at Washington (MO) Francis FieldSt. Louis, MO W 21–0  
November 6 Missouri Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 10–7  
November 13 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS L 9–10  
November 20 St. Louis* Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 47–0  
November 25 at Oklahoma A&M Lewis FieldStillwater, OK (Bedlam) T 14–14  
*Non-conference game.

Source:DeLassus, David. "Oklahoma Yearly Results 1925–1929" (html). College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oklahoma Yearly Results (1925-1929)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1926 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.