1959 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1959 Oklahoma Sooners football
Big Seven champion
Conference Big Seven Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 15
AP No. 15
1959 record 7–3 (6–1 Big 7)
Head coach Bud Wilkinson
Home stadium Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 61,724)
Seasons
« 1958 1960 »
1959 Big 7 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#15 Oklahoma $ 5 1 0     7 3 0
#18 Missouri 4 2 0     6 5 0
Colorado 3 3 0     5 5 0
Iowa State 3 3 0     7 3 0
Kansas 3 3 0     5 5 0
Nebraska 2 4 0     4 6 0
Kansas State 1 5 0     2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 1959 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 26 at No. 10 Northwestern* No. 2 Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL NBC L 13–45   50,010
October 3 Colorado Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK W 42–12   53,745
October 10 vs. No. 4 Texas* No. 13 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) NBC L 12–19   75,504
October 17 at Missouri Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO (Tiger-Sooner Peace Pipe) W 23–0   38,561
October 24 Kansas No. 18 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 7–6   51,013
October 31 at Nebraska No. 19 Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE (Rivalry) L 21–25   32,703
November 7 at Kansas State Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS W 36–0   11,204
November 14 Army* Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK NBC W 28–20   62,472
November 21 Iowa State No. 1 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 35–12   46,529
November 28 Oklahoma State* No. 17 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK (Bedlam Series) W 17–7   59,136
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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