1943 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1943 Oklahoma Sooners football
Oklahoma Sooners logo.svg
Big Six champion
Conference Big Six Conference
1943 record 7-2 (5-0 Big 6)
Head coach Dewey Luster (3rd year)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 32,000)
Seasons
« 1942 1944 »
1943 Big 6 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Oklahoma $ 5 0 0     7 2 0
Missouri 3 2 0     3 5 0
Iowa State 3 2 0     4 4 0
Kansas 2 3 0     4 5 1
Nebraska 2 3 0     2 6 0
Kansas State 0 5 0     1 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1943 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 1943 college football season. In their third year under head coach Dewey Luster, the Sooners compiled a 7-2 record (5-0 against conference opponents), won the Big Six Conference championship, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 187 to 92.[1][2]

No Sooners received All-America honors in 1943,[3] but six Sooners received all-conference honors: Bob Brumley (back), Gale Fulgham (guard), Lee Kennon (tackle), W.G. Lamb (end), Derald Lebow (back), and Bob Mayfield (center).[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 25 Norman Naval* Memorial StadiumNorman, OK W 22–6   -
October 2 vs. Oklahoma A&M* Taft StadiumOklahoma City, OK (Bedlam) W 22–13   12,000
October 9 vs. Texas* Fair ParkDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) L 7–13   23,000
October 16 vs. Tulsa* Taft Stadium • Oklahoma City, OK L 6–20   15,000
October 23 at Kansas State Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS W 37–0   -
October 23 Iowa State Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 21–7   5,170
November 6 Kansas Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 26–13   -
November 13 at Missouri Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO W 20–13   -
November 20 at Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE W 26–7   -
*Non-conference game.

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. ^ "1943 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.