1942 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1942 Oklahoma Sooners football
Oklahoma Sooners logo.svg
Conference Big Six Conference
1942 record 3-5-2 (3-1-1 Big 6)
Head coach Dewey Luster (2nd year)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 32,000)
Seasons
« 1941 1943 »
1942 Big 6 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Missouri 4 0 1     8 3 1
Oklahoma 3 1 1     3 5 2
Nebraska 3 2 0     3 7 0
Kansas State 2 3 0     3 6 0
Iowa State 1 4 0     3 6 0
Kansas 1 4 0     2 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1942 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 1942 college football season. In their second year under head coach Dewey Luster, the Sooners compiled a 3-5-2 record (3-1-1 against conference opponents), finished in second place in the Big Six Conference, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 135 to 78.[1][2]

No Sooners received All-America honors in 1942,[3] but six Sooners received all-conference honors: William Campbell (back), Huel Hamm (back), Jack Marsee (center), Clare Morford (guard), W.G. Lamb (end), and Homer Simmons (tackle).[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 26 at Oklahoma A&M* Lewis FieldStillwater, OK (Bedlam) T 0–0   13,000
October 3 at Tulsa* Skelly FieldTulsa, OK L 0–23   12,000
October 10 vs. Texas* Fair ParkDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) L 0–7   20,000
October 17 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS W 25–0   5,000
October 24 Nebraska Memorial StadiumNorman, OK L 0–7   -
October 31 at Iowa State Clyde Williams StadiumAmes, IA W 14–7   7,720
November 7 Kansas State Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 76–0   8,000
November 14 Missouri Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK T 6–6   20,000
November 21 at Temple* Temple StadiumPhiladelphia, PA L 7–14   5,000
November 28 #19 William & Mary* Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK L 7–14   5,000
*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. ^ "1942 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.