1939 Oklahoma A&M Cowboys football team

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1939 Oklahoma A&M Cowboys football
Conference Missouri Valley Conference
1939 record 5–4–1 (3–1 MVC)
Head coach Jim Lookabaugh (1st year)
Home stadium Lewis Field
(Capacity: 13,000)
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The 1939 Oklahoma A&M Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma A&M College in the 1939 college football season. This was the 39th year of football at A&M and the first under Jim Lookabaugh. The Cowboys played their home games at Lewis Field in Stillwater, Oklahoma. They finished the season 5–4–1, 3–1 in the Missouri Valley Conference.[1]


Date Opponent Site Result
September 23 vs. Texas A&M* Oklahoma City L 0–32  
September 30 Northwestern Oklahoma State* Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma W 52–0  
October 7 Baylor* Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma L 0–13  
October 14 at Tulsa Skelly FieldTulsa, Oklahoma W 9–7  
October 21 at Washburn Moore BowlTopeka, Kansas W 27–6  
October 28 at No. 6 Oklahoma* Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma (Bedlam Series) L 0–41  
November 4 New Mexico A&M* Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma W 20–0  
November 11 at Washington (MO) Francis FieldSt. Louis, Missouri L 0–7  
November 18 Wichita* Veterans Field • Wichita, Kansas T 0–0  
November 25 Creighton Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma W 20–9  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

After the season[edit]

The 1940 NFL Draft took place on December 9, 1939 at the Schroeder Hotel in Milwaukee. The following Oklahoma State player was selected during the draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Team
Ralph Foster T 5th 151 Chicago Cardinals



  1. ^ "Oklahoma State Yearly Results". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 16, 2016. 
  2. ^ "1940 NFL Draft". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 16, 2016. 
  3. ^ "NFL Draft Locations". www.footballgeography.com. October 2, 2014. Retrieved July 16, 2016.