1941 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1941 Oklahoma Sooners football
Conference Big Six Conference
1941 record 6–3 (3–2 Big 6)
Head coach Dewey Luster (1st year)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 32,000)
Seasons
← 1940
1942 →
1941 Big 6 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Missouri $ 5 0 0     8 2 0
Nebraska 3 2 0     4 5 0
Oklahoma 3 2 0     6 3 0
Kansas 2 3 0     3 6 0
Kansas State 1 3 1     2 5 2
Iowa State 0 4 1     2 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1941 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 1941 college football season. In their first year under head coach Dewey Luster, the Sooners compiled a 6–3 record (3–2 against conference opponents), finished in a tie for second place in the Big Six Conference, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 218 to 95.[1][2]

No Sooners received All-America honors in 1941,[3] but two Sooners received all-conference honors: tackle Roger Eason back Jack Jacobs.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 4 Oklahoma A&M* Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK (Bedlam) W 19–0   25,453
October 11 vs. Texas* Fair ParkDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) L 7–40   44,054
October 18 at Kansas State Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS W 16–0   8,000
October 25 No. 8 Santa Clara* Memorial StadiumNorman, OK W 16–6   18,000
November 1 Kansas Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 38–0   -
November 8 Iowa State Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 55–0   14,633
November 15 at No. 16 Missouri Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO L 0–28   27,000
November 22 Marquette* Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 61–14   -
November 29 at Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE L 6–7   20,000
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Source:DeLassus, David. "Oklahoma Yearly Results 1940–1944" (html). College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oklahoma Yearly Results (1940-1944)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1941 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.