1998 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1998 Oklahoma Sooners football
Oklahoma Sooners logo.svg
Conference Big 12
Division South
1998 record 5–6 (3–5 Big 12)
Head coach John Blake (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Joe Dickinson (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Rex Ryan (1st year)
Captain Game captains
Home stadium Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 72,765)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
#10 Kansas State x   8 0         11 2  
#19 Nebraska   5 3         9 4  
#21 Missouri   5 3         8 4  
Colorado   4 4         8 4  
Kansas   1 7         4 7  
Iowa State   1 7         3 8  
Southern Division
#11 Texas A&M x$   7 1         11 3  
#15 Texas   6 2         9 3  
Texas Tech   4 4         7 5  
Oklahoma State   3 5         5 6  
Oklahoma   3 5         5 6  
Baylor   1 7         2 9  
Championship: Texas A&M 36, Kansas State 33 
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1998 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and participated as members of the Big 12 Conference in the South Division. It was John Blake's final season as head coach as he was fired after the end of the regular season and was replaced by Florida defensive coordinator Bob Stoops.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 6:00 PM North Texas* Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma W 37–9   72,831
September 12 6:00 PM at TCU* Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas W 10–9   38,256
September 19 6:00 PM California* Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma FSN L 12–13   74,235
October 3 2:30 PM No. 15 Colorado Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma ABC L 25–27   71,217
October 10 11:30 AM vs. Texas Cotton BowlDallas (Red River Shootout) FSN L 3–34   75,587
October 17 1:00 PM at No. 20 Missouri Faurot FieldColumbia, Missouri L 6–20   61,586
October 24 6:00 PM at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma (Bedlam Series) PPV L 26–41   50,614
October 31 1:00 PM Iowa State Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma W 17–14   70,019
November 7 6:00 PM at No. 7 Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, Texas FX L 0–29   54,506
November 14 1:00 PM at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, Texas W 28–16   27,930
November 21 1:00 PM Texas Tech Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma W 20–17   65,583
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Postseason[edit]

Awards[edit]

1999 NFL Draft[edit]

The 1999 NFL Draft was held at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City on April 17–18, 1999. The following Oklahoma players were either selected or signed as free agents following the draft.

Player Position Round Overall Pick NFL Team
Jermaine Fazande RB 2nd 60 San Diego Chargers
De'Mond Parker RB 5th 159 Green Bay Packers
Kelly Gregg DT 6th 173 Cincinnati Bengals

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1990s". University of Oklahoma Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved January 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ SoonerSports.com