1957 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1957 Oklahoma Sooners football
Big Seven champion
Orange Bowl champion
Orange Bowl, W 48–21 vs. Duke
Conference Big Seven Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 4
AP No. 4
1957 record 10–1 (6–0 Big 7)
Head coach Bud Wilkinson
Captain Ed Gray
Home stadium Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 61,724)
Seasons
« 1956 1958 »
1957 Big 7 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Oklahoma $ 6 0 0     10 1 0
Kansas 4 2 0     5 4 1
Colorado 3 3 0     6 3 1
Missouri 3 3 0     5 4 1
Iowa State 2 4 0     4 5 1
Kansas State 2 4 0     3 6 1
Nebraska 1 5 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1957 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 1957 college football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and competed as members of the Big Seven Conference. They were coached by head coach Bud Wilkinson.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 21 at No. 8 Pittsburgh* No. 1 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA W 26–0   59,025
October 5 Iowa State No. 1 Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK W 40–14   53,392
October 12 vs. Texas* No. 1 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) NBC W 21–7   75,505
October 19 Kansas No. 2 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 47–0   51,582
October 26 Colorado No. 1 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK NBC W 14–13   61,624
November 2 at Kansas State No. 2 Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS W 13–0   15,480
November 9 at No. 19 Missouri No. 2 Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO (Tiger-Sooner Peace Pipe) W 39–14   39,018
November 16 Notre Dame* No. 2 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK NBC L 0–7   63,170
November 23 at Nebraska No. 6 Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE (Rivalry) W 32–7   29,844
November 30 Oklahoma State* No. 5 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK (Bedlam Series) W 53–6   52,366
January 1 vs. No. 16 Duke* No. 4 Burdine StadiumMiami, FL (Orange Bowl) W 48–21   76,561
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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