1939 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1939 Oklahoma Sooners football
Conference Big Six Conference
Ranking
AP No. 19
1939 record 6–2–1 (3–2 Big 6)
Head coach Tom Stidham (3rd year)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 32,000)
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 Big 6 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Missouri $ 5 0 0     8 2 0
#18 Nebraska 4 1 0     7 1 1
#19 Oklahoma 3 2 0     6 2 1
Kansas 1 4 0     2 6 0
Iowa State 1 4 0     2 7 0
Kansas State 1 4 0     4 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1939 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 1939 college football season. In their third year under head coach Tom Stidham, the Sooners compiled a 6–2–1 record (3–2 against conference opponents), finished in third place in the Big Six Conference, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 186 to 62.[1][2]

Two Sooners received All-America honors in 1939: tackle Gilford Duggan and Frank "Pop" Ivy.[3] Five Sooners received all-conference honors: Duggan, Ivy, tackle Justin Bowers, and backs Beryl Clark and Robert Seymour.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 30 SMU* Memorial StadiumNorman, OK T 7–7   26,205
October 7 at Northwestern* Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 23–0   44,168
October 14 vs. Texas* Fair ParkDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) W 24–12   -
October 21 Kansas No. 3 Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 27–7   -
October 28 Oklahoma A&M* No. 6 Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK (Bedlam) W 41–0   -
November 4 Iowa State No. 6 Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 38–6   20,417
November 11 at Kansas State No. 6 Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS W 13–10   -
November 18 at No. 12 Missouri No. 5 Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO L 6–7   -
November 23 at Nebraska No. 14 Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE L 7–13   35,000
*Non-conference game.

Source:DeLassus, David. "Oklahoma Yearly Results 1935–1939" (html). College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oklahoma Yearly Results (1935-1939)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1939 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.