1944 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1944 Oklahoma Sooners football
Big Six champion
Conference Big Six Conference
1944 record 6–3–1 (4–0–1 Big 6)
Head coach Dewey Luster (4th season)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 32,000)
Seasons
← 1943
1945 →
1944 Big 6 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Oklahoma $ 4 0 1     6 3 1
Iowa State 3 1 1     6 1 1
Missouri 2 1 2     3 5 2
Nebraska 2 3 0     2 6 0
Kansas 1 4 0     3 6 1
Kansas State 1 4 0     2 5 2
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1944 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 1944 college football season. In their fourth year under head coach Dewey Luster, the Sooners compiled a 6–3–1 record (4–0–1 against conference opponents), won the Big Six Conference championship, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 227 to 149.[1][2]

No Sooners received All-America honors in 1944,[3] but four Sooners received all-conference honors: Merle Dinkins (end), John Harley (tackle), Bob Mayfield (center), and W.G. Wooten (end).[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 30 Norman Naval* Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma L 14–28   -
October 7 Texas A&M* Taft StadiumOklahoma City W 21–14   -
October 14 vs. Texas* Fair ParkDallas (Red River Shootout) L 0–20   35,000
October 21 Kansas State Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma W 68–0   -
October 28 TCU* Taft Stadium • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma W 34–19   -
November 4 at Iowa State Clyde Williams StadiumAmes, Iowa W 12–7   8,474
November 11 Missouri Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma T 21–21   -
November 18 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas W 20–0   -
November 25 vs. Oklahoma A&M* Taft Stadium • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Bedlam) L 6–28   -
December 2 Nebraska Taft Stadium • Oklahoma City W 31–12   -
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Source:DeLassus, David. "Oklahoma Yearly Results 1940–1944". 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. ^ "1944 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.