1982 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1982 Oklahoma Sooners football
Fiesta Bowl, L 21–32 vs. Arizona State
Conference Big Eight Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 16
AP No. 16
1982 record 8–4 (6–1 Big 8)
Head coach Barry Switzer (10th year)
Offensive coordinator Galen Hall (10th year)
Offensive scheme Wishbone
Defensive coordinator Gary Gibbs (2nd year)
Home stadium Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 75,008)
Seasons
← 1981
1983 →
1982 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Nebraska $ 7 0 0     12 1 0
#16 Oklahoma 6 1 0     8 4 0
Oklahoma State 3 2 2     4 5 2
Kansas State 3 3 1     6 5 1
Missouri 2 3 2     5 4 2
Iowa State 1 5 1     4 6 1
Kansas 1 5 1     2 7 2
Colorado 1 5 1     2 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1982 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and competed as members of the Big Eight Conference. They were coached by head coach Barry Switzer. The Sooners lost to Arizona State 21–32 in the Fiesta Bowl in Tempe, Arizona.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 11 West Virginia* No. 9 Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma ESPN L 27–41   75,992
September 18 Kentucky* Commonwealth StadiumLexington, Kentucky W 29–8   57,369
September 25 No. 18 USC* Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma ABC L 0–12   76,758
October 2 at Iowa State Cyclone StadiumAmes, Iowa 5 Star Cable W 13–3   52,770
October 9 vs. No. 13 Texas* Cotton BowlDallas (Red River Shootout) 5 Star Cable W 28–22   75,587
October 16 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas ESPN W 38–14   36,230
October 23 Oklahoma State No. 20 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma (Bedlam Series) KTUL W 27–9   76,406
October 30 at Colorado No. 17 Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado W 45–10   43,908
November 6 Kansas State No. 14 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma ABC W 24–10   76,129
November 13 Missouri No. 15 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma (Tiger–Sooner Peace Pipe) CBS W 41–14   75,960
November 26 at No. 3 Nebraska No. 11 Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska (Rivlary) CBS L 24–28   76,398
January 1 vs. No. 11 Arizona State* No. 12 Sun Devil StadiumTempe, Arizona (Fiesta Bowl) NBC L 21–32   70,553
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game summaries[edit]

Colorado[edit]

Marcus Dupree returned a punt 77 yards for a touchdown, safety Keith Stanberry ran an interception back 49 yard for a score, and tailback Fred Sims rushed for two touchdowns.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Seasons: 1980s
  2. ^ Eugene Register-Guard. 1982 Oct 31.