1946 Oklahoma A&M Cowboys football team

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1946 Oklahoma A&M Cowboys football
Conference Missouri Valley Conference
1946 record 3–7–1 (1–1 Missouri Valley)
Head coach Jim Lookabaugh (8th season)
Home stadium Lewis Field
Seasons
← 1945
1947 →
1946 Missouri Valley Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 17 Tulsa $ 3 0 0     9 1 0
Wichita 2 1 0     5 5 0
Saint Louis 1 1 0     4 6 0
Oklahoma A&M 1 1 0     3 7 1
Drake 0 4 0     2 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1946 Oklahoma A&M Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College (later renamed Oklahoma State University–Stillwater) in the Missouri Valley Conference during the 1946 college football season. In their eighth year under head coach Jim Lookabaugh, the Cowboys compiled a 3–7–1 record (1–1 against conference opponents), tied for third place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 264 to 202.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included halfback Bob Meinert with 344 rushing yards, Bob Fenimore with 497 passing yards and 38 points scored, and end Neill Armstrong with 479 receiving yards.[3]

Two Oklahoma A&M players received first-team All-Missouri Valley Conference honors in 1946: Bob Fenimore and Neill Armstrong.[4]

The team played its home games at Lewis Field in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 21 Denver* Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma W 40–7  
September 28 Arkansas* Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma T 21–21  
October 5 at Texas* Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas L 6–54  
October 11 at SMU* Ownby StadiumDallas L 6–15  
October 19 at Georgia* Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia L 13–33  
October 26 TCU* Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma W 7–6  
November 2 at Kansas* Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas L 13–14  
November 9 at Tulsa Skelly FieldTulsa, Oklahoma L 18–20  
November 16 at Texas Tech* Tech FieldLubbock, Texas (rivalry) L 7–14  
November 23 Drakedagger Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma W 59–7  
November 30 No. 17 Oklahoma* Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma (Bedlam Series) L 12–73  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1946 Oklahoma State Cowboys Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 25, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Oklahoma State Cowboy Football 2016 Guide" (PDF). Oklahoma State University. p. 172. Retrieved September 25, 2017. 
  3. ^ 2016 Football Guide, pp. 168, 170.
  4. ^ 2016 Football Guide, p. 155.