1988 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1988 Oklahoma Sooners football
Conference Big Eight Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 14
AP No. 14
1988 record 9–3 (6–1 Big 8)
Head coach Barry Switzer (16th year)
Offensive coordinator Jim Donnan (4th year)
Defensive coordinator Gary Gibbs (8th year)
Captain Scott Garl
Captain Jamelle Holieway
Captain Anthony Phillips
Captain Anthony Stafford
Home stadium Oklahoma Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 75,004)
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Nebraska $ 7 0 0     11 2 0
#14 Oklahoma 6 1 0     9 3 0
#11 Oklahoma State 5 2 0     10 2 0
Colorado 4 3 0     8 4 0
Iowa State 3 4 0     5 6 0
Missouri 2 5 0     3 7 1
Kansas 1 6 0     1 10 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     0 11 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and competed as members of the Big Eight Conference. It was Barry Switzer's final year as head coach of the Sooners.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 4:00 PM at North Carolina* No. 4 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, North Carolina ESPN W 28–0   53,675
September 17 1:30 PM Arizona* No. 4 Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma W 28–10   75,004
September 24 2:30 PM at No. 5 USC* No. 3 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles ABC L 7–23   86,124
October 1 1:30 PM Iowa State No. 10 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma W 35–7   75,004
October 8 1:30 PM vs. Texas* No. 10 Cotton BowlDallas (Red River Shootout) CBS W 28–13   75,587
October 15 1:30 PM Kansas State No. 9 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma W 70–24   73,800
October 22 7:00 PM at Colorado No. 8 Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado ESPN W 17–14   49,716
October 29 1:30 PM Kansas No. 8 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma PPV W 63–14   75,004
November 5 3:30 PM at No. 12 Oklahoma State No. 8 Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma (Bedlam Game) ESPN W 31–28   50,440
November 12 1:30 PM at Missouri No. 8 Faurot FieldColumbia, Missouri (Tiger–Sooner Peace Pipe) PPV W 16–7   40,704
November 19 2:30 PM No. 7 Nebraska No. 9 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma (Rivalry) CBS L 3–7   75,004
January 2 12:30 PM vs. No. 13 Clemson* No. 10 Citrus BowlOrlando, Florida (Florida Citrus Bowl) ABC L 6–13   53,571
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Coaching staff[edit]

Game summaries[edit]

North Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Oklahoma 14 7 7 0 28
North Carolina 0 0 0 0 0

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Arizona[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Arizona 3 0 7 0 10
• Oklahoma 7 7 7 7 28

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USC[edit]

Iowa State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Iowa St 0 7 0 0 7
• Oklahoma 14 7 14 0 35

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Oklahoma State[edit]

#8 Oklahoma at #12 Oklahoma State
1 2 3 4 Total
• Oklahoma 21 3 0 7 31
Oklahoma St 7 7 0 14 28
  • Date: November 5
  • Location: Lewis Field
  • Game attendance: 50,440

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Awards[edit]

DT Scott Evans

  • All-Big Eight

DB Scott Garl

  • All-Big Eight

OG Anthony Phillips

QB Charles Thompson

  • All-Big Eight

DT Curtice Williams

  • All-Big Eight

NG Tony Woods

  • All-Big Eight

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1980s". University of Oklahoma Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved November 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ 2011 Oklahoma football supplement
  3. ^ 2011 Oklahoma football supplement
  4. ^ SoonerStats.com. Retrieved 2015-Oct-21.
  5. ^ SoonerStats.com. Retrieved 2015-Oct-23.
  6. ^ SoonerStats.com. Retrieved 2015-Nov-06.
  7. ^ Eugene Register-Guard. 1988 Nov 6.
  8. ^ 2011 Oklahoma football media guide