1977 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team

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1977 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football
Conference Missouri Valley Conference
1977 record 3–8 (2–3 MVC)
Head coach John Cooper (1st year)
Home stadium Skelly Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 Missouri Valley Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
West Texas A&M $ 4 1 0     6 4 1
Wichita State 3 1 0     5 6 0
New Mexico State 3 2 0     4 7 0
Tulsa 2 2 0     3 8 0
Drake 1 4 0     2 9 0
Southern Illinois 0 3 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team represented the University of Tulsa in the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. Competing as a member of the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC), the team was led by first-year head coach John Cooper and played its home games at Skelly Stadium. Tulsa finished the season with an overall record of three wins and eight losses, and a conference record of two wins and three losses.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 at Southwestern Louisiana* Cajun FieldLafayette, Louisiana L 21-48   24,130
September 10 Oklahoma State* Skelly StadiumTulsa, Oklahoma L 17-34   39,168
September 17 Northeast Louisiana* Skelly Stadium • Tulsa, Oklahoma W 37-35   14,306
September 24 at No. 16 Arkansas* Razorback StadiumFayetteville, Arkansas L 3-37   43,524
October 1 Wichita State Skelly Stadium • Tulsa, Oklahoma L 26-38   17,081
October 8 at Louisville* Cardinal StadiumLouisville, Kentucky L 0-33   12,007
October 22 at Cincinnati* Nippert StadiumCincinnati L 0-28   14,400
October 29 at Cincinnati* Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego L 7-41   28,306
November 5 at Drake Drake StadiumDes Moines, Iowa W 33-23   6,370
November 12 New Mexico State Skelly Stadium • Tulsa, Oklahoma W 27-24   11,384
November 19 at West Texas State Kimbrough Memorial StadiumCanyon, Texas L 21-57   6,300
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.
Schedule Source:[2]

Coaching staff[edit]

1977 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football staff
Coaching Staff
  • John Cooper – Head Coach
  • Mel Foels – Assistant Coach
  • Harvey Jones – Assistant Coach
  • Larry Marmie – Defensive Coordinator
  • Stan McGarvey – Offensive Backfield/Recruiting Coordinator
  • Tom Ososkie – Assistant Coach
  • Mike Sweatman – Assistant Coach
  • Steve Walters – Assistant Coach
  • John Wittenborn – Assistant Coach

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/years/1977-standings.html
  2. ^ "1977 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Football Yearly Results". Deloss David. Retrieved July 2, 2014. 
  3. ^ United Press International (January 23, 1977). "Tulsa staff is complete". Sunday Times-Sentinel. Retrieved March 11, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Ex-Eastern aide Marmie accepts Arizona State job". Lexington Herald-Leader. March 28, 1985. Retrieved March 11, 2012. 
  5. ^ "McGarvey resigns Jewell grid post for assistant's job at Cincinnati". St. Joseph Gazette. Associated Press. January 28, 1981. Retrieved March 11, 2012.