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Welcome From Head Coach Bob Stoops

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WASHINGTON (September 9 at Norman, Okla.)

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Welcome to one of the great traditions in all of sports, football at the University of Oklahoma. Our very name is synonymous with the history and excellence of college football.

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MIDDLE TENNESSEE (September 23 at Norman, Okla.)

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TEXAS (October 7 at Dallas, Texas - OU is home team)

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IOWA STATE (October 14 at Norman, Okla.)

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COLORADO (October 21 at Norman, Okla.)

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@ MISSOURI (October 28 at Columbia, Mo.)

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@ TEXAS A&M (November 4 at College Station, Texas)

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TEXAS TECH (November 11 at Norman, Okla.)

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@ BAYLOR (November 18 at Waco, Texas)

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@ OKLAHOMA STATE (November 25 at Stillwater, Okla.)

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BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP (December 2 at Kansas City, Mo.)

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It is that because the Sooner program is as vibrant and pertinent today as it was 50 years ago. This is a place where the championships of the past are appreciated, but never to the point that they blur the pursuit of our next one.

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Success here only creates a hunger for more; more success on the field, more success in the classroom and more success in life away from football. And the people here ask the right questions... How can we achieve more? How can we do it better? How can we help you reach your goals? The real winner in that scenario is the student-athlete. This environment inspires greatness and encourages excellence. It does so with an eye on compassion and friendliness, qualities that have long defined Oklahoma.

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I don’t believe there is a better situation in all of college football than the one that has been created right here in Norman. There is an unmistakable energy and yet a comfortable pace that co-exist on this campus. It is that atmosphere that allows us each year to set out in pursuit of college football’s highest goals, to prepare for that next championship. We know that success here is judged in that manner and we wouldn’t have it any other way.

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An overview of the Oklahoma football tradition including seven national championships, 39 conference titles, 24 bowl victories, four Heisman winners, 63 major award winners, 141 All-Americans, player honors, Sooners in the NFL, OU-Texas, facilities, Sooner power, coaching staff, the university and academics.

The Oklahoma Athletics Media Relations Department provides complete services for media covering the Sooners throughout the year. View contact information, media instructions and policies, information on credentials and media availability for coaches, staff and student-athletes.

Oklahoma Memorial Stadium is one of America’s most recognized college football cathedrals. Situated on the east side of the Norman campus, this historical facility is the largest sports arena in the state and, following its recent expansion, now ranks among the 15 largest on-campus facilities in the nation.

The Sooners open the 2006 season against UAB in Norman. A trip to Oregon highlights the non-conference schedule with the 101st OU-Texas game slated for the Cotton Bowl. Big 12 foes Iowa State, Colorado, and Texas Tech visit Norman while OU travels to Missouri, Texas A&M, Baylor and Oklahoma State.

After fielding one of the nation’s youngest teams and playing Division I-A’s most difficult schedule last season, the Sooners are poised for a return to the national title race. Some 24 players who started at least one game in 2005 are slated to return to the gridiron for Oklahoma in 2006.

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Season Outlook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rosters & Pronunciations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Preseason Depth Chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sooners at a Glance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Opponent Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Player Profiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Newcomers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124

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2005 Game Recaps & Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Overall Team Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Individual Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Awards & Honors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Individual Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Team Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Longest Plays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Records by Position . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Season Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bowl Tradition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . National Award Winners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Heisman Trophy Winners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . All-Americans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . All-Americans Under Stoops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . All-Conference Honors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Letterwinners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sooners in the NFL Draft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sooner Football All-Time Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Records & Championships at a Glance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma Traditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Prentice Gautt Academics Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Academic Honors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . University President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Director of Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU Athletics Department Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SoonerSports.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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OU Athletics Media Relations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Media Information & Policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Maps & Directions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stadium Information & Layout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Head Coach Bob Stoops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Coaching Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Support Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84

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OU Football Quick Facts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Sooner Football Tradition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Booming Sooners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 National Championships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Conference Titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 All-Americans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 National Award Winners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Sooners in the NFL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 National Attention . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Bowl Championships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 OU-Texas Weekend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Football Time in Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Football Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Sooner Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Explosive Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Dominating Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Sooner Special Teams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Head Coach Bob Stoops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 OU Coaching Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Why Oklahoma? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 The University of Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Academic Success . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Sooners in the Community . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Norman & Oklahoma City . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Big 12 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

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Identifying and recruiting talent, coaching talent to play at its peak and preparing players for life after college, whether it be football or in the business world, nobody does it better than head coach Bob Stoops and the Oklahoma coaching staff.

This bunch of Sooners, like its competitors, doesn’t necessarily have all of the bases covered. But as it looks toward the season ahead, it does so knowing that nothing would be more satisfying than to punctuate this campaign with a championship.

Last season’s crescendo built to an impressive roar in the closing weeks and on the last night of the season, in a west coast stadium inhabited in the majority by hostile Oregon fans, a young team with plenty of reasons to do otherwise, vanquished the nation’s sixth-ranked team.

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2006 will mark the 112th season of intercollegiate football at OU. The Sooners were playing football 12 years before Oklahoma became a state. Fifty years ago, the 1956 team (above) won the third of Oklahoma’s seven national titles and extended what still stands as major college football’s longest win streak.

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OU FOOTBALL QUICK FACTS University Information

Oklahoma Football History

Name of School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . University of Oklahoma Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Norman, Okla. Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1890 Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30,447 Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sooners School Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Crimson & Cream Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Big 12 (South Division) School President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . David L. Boren Director of Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Castiglione School Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU.edu Athletics Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SoonerSports.com Conference Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Big12sports.com

First Year of Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1895 (2006 is 112th season) All-Time Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 757-289-53 (.713) All-Time Conference Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 410-131-22 (.747) All-Time Bowl Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24-14-1 (.628)

Stadium Information

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Stadium Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Field Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Owen Field Field . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Natural Grass Official Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82,112 First Year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1923 First Game at Site . . . . . . . . . Oct. 20, 1923 (OU 62, Washington, Mo. 7) Largest Crowd . . . . . . . 84,943 on Nov. 12, 2005 (OU 36, Texas A&M 30) Record at Stadium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 325-80-14 (.792) (1923-2005) Most Consecutive Wins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 (1947-1952)

Oklahoma Coaches & Staff Bob Stoops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Head Coach (Eighth Season) Overall Record at OU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75-16 (.824)

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Brent Venables . . . . . . . . . . . . Assoc. Head Coach/Defensive Coord./LB Bobby Jack Wright . . . . . . . . . Asst. Head Coach/Co-Defensive Coord./DB Kevin Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Offensive Coordinator/TE/FB Kevin Sumlin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Co-Offensive Coordinator/WR Cale Gundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Recruiting Coordinator/RB Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Coach/QB James Patton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Coach/OL Jackie Shipp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Coach/DL Chris Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Coach/DE

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Offensive Lettermen Returning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Defensive Lettermen Returning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Specialist Lettermen Returning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Lettermen Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Players Redshirted in 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Seniors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Juniors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sophomores . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Redshirt Freshmen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . True Freshmen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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2005 Final Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-4 Conference Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-2 (T-2nd, Big 12 South) Final Ranking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No. 22 (AP & USA Today Coaches)

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National Championships (AP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 2000 1985 1975 1974 1956 1955 1950 National Championships (NCAA-Recognized) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 2003 2000 1986 1985 1980 1978 1975 1974 1973 1967 1957 1956 1955 1953 1950 1949 Conference Titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 2004 2002 2000 1987 1986 1985 1984 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976 1975 1974 1973 1972 1968 1967 1962 1959 1958 1957 1956 1955 1954 1953 1952 1951 1950 1949 1948 1947 1946 1944 1943 1938 1920 1918 1915 Big 12 Conference Titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2004 2002 2000 Bowl Appearances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1994 1993 1991 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1982 1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976 1975 1972 1971 1970 1968 1967 1964 1962 1958 1957 1955 1953 1950 1949 1948 1946 1938 Bowl Championships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 2005 2002 2001 2000 1993 1991 1986 1985 1981 1980 1979 1978 1976 1975 1972 1971 1967 1958 1957 1955 1953 1949 1948 1946 Undefeated Seasons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 2000 1974 1973 1956 1955 1954 1949 1920 1918 1915 1911 1898 1897 1896 10+ Win Seasons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 (Tied for No. 1 with Alabama) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1987 1986 1985 1980 1979 1978 1977 1975 1974 1973 1972 1971 1967 1958 1957 1956 1955 1954 1950 1949 1948 1938 1915 Most Consecutive Wins . . . . . . . . . . . . 47, 1953-1957 (NCAA D1 Record) All-Time Points Scored . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28,756 (No. 1 in Nation) All-Americans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 (63 Consensus) First-Team All-Conference Players . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 426 Heisman Trophy Winners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 (2003, 1978, 1969, 1952) Years with OU Player in Heisman Top 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 National Award Winners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 All-Time NFL Draft Picks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327 (four No. 1 picks) All-Time First Round Picks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Sooners on Television . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235 Games (149-81-5) First TV Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 8, 1952, on NBC vs. Notre Dame


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(1999-Present) . . . . . . . . . . 75-16 (.824) (1996-1998) . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-22 (.353) (1995) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-5-1 (.500) (1989-1994) . . . . . . . . . . 44-23-2 (.652) (1973-1988) . . . . . . . . . 157-29-4 (.837) (1967-1972) . . . . . . . . . . 52-15-1 (.772) (1966) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-4 (.600) (1964-1965) . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-11-1 (.452) (1947-1963) . . . . . . . . . 145-29-4 (.826) (1946) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-3 (.727) (1941-1945) . . . . . . . . . . 27-18-3 (.594) (1937-1940) . . . . . . . . . . . 27-8-3 (.792) (1935-1936) . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-6-3 (.583) (1932-1934) . . . . . . . . . . . 11-12-4 (.482) (1927-1931) . . . . . . . . . . 19-19-6 (.500) (1905-1926) . . . . . . . . 122-54-16 (.677) (1904) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-3-1 (.563) (1902-1903) . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-7-3 (.595) (1901) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2 (.600) (1897-1900) . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-2-1 (.792) (1896) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 (1895) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 (.000)

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2000s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68-11-0 (.861) 1990s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61-51-3 (.543) 1980s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91-26-2 (.773) 1970s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102-13-3 (.877) 1960s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62-40-2 (.606) 1950s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93-10-2 (.895) 1940s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69-27-4 (.710) 1930s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49-33-12 (.585) 1920s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38-30-11 (.551) 1910s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65-20-6 (.747) 1900s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51-26-8 (.647) 1890s (First season in 1895) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-2-0 (.800) Overall 757-289-53 (.713)

Weeks Ranked Top 5 in AP Poll*

* First full season after WWII to present (1946-2005)

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* 938 Associated Press polls since service began in 1936.

HISTORY

1. Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 513-157-13 (.760) 2. Ohio State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 472-159-20 (.740) 3. Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 485-172-9 (.734) 4. Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470-172-15 (.726) 5. Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 484-194-10 (.718) 6. Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 481-190-11 (.713) 7. Alabama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 486-191-20 (.711) 8. Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 457-189-14 (.703) 9. Tennessee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 466-197-24 (.695) 10. Southern Cal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 458-198-23 (.691) 11. Florida State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 436-205-17 (.675) 12. Miami (Ohio) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411-203-19 (.664) 13. Miami (Fla.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 433-224-7 (.657) 14. Arizona State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 429-222-10 (.656) 15. Georgia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 437-224-22 (.655)

1. Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. Ohio State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. Southern Cal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8. Alabama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9. Florida State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. Miami (Fla.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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1. Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. Southern Cal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. Ohio State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. Miami (Fla.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. Florida State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8. Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9. Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. Alabama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

THE SOONERS

Oklahoma Football by Decade

COACHING STAFF

Bob Stoops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Blake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Howard Schnellenberger . . . . . Gary Gibbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barry Switzer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chuck Fairbanks . . . . . . . . . . . . Jim Mackenzie . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gomer Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bud Wilkinson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jim Tatum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dewey Luster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thomas Stidham . . . . . . . . . . . Lawrence Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . Lewie Hardage . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adrian Lindsey . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bennie Owen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fred Ewing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark McMahon . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fred Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vernon Parrington . . . . . . . . . . . No Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Harts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Oklahoma Head Coaches

National Championships (AP) 1. Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . 2. Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . 3. Alabama . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. Miami (Fla.) . . . . . . . . Southern Cal . . . . . . . .

8 . . . . . . (1988, ‘77, ‘73, ‘66, ‘49, ‘47, ‘46, ‘43) 7 . . . . . . . . . . (2000, ‘85, ‘75, ‘74, ‘56, ‘55, ‘50) 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . (1992, ‘79, ‘78, ‘65, ‘64, ‘61) 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (2001, ‘91, ‘89, ‘87, ‘83) 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (2004, ‘03, ‘72, ‘67, ‘62)

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SOONER FOOTBALL TRADITION 6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

Great college football and the Oklahoma Sooners. For as long as anyone can remember the two have been one and the same. Unlike some schools where tradition represents ancient history, or others where it harkens back only a few years, Oklahoma’s tradition is a constant accomplishment unfettered by eras or time.

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The Sooners were playing football before Oklahoma became a state and have achieved a legacy so successful, that more than contributing to the history of this great game, it defines it.

Most Successful Program of the Modern Era

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Oklahoma is king in the modern era of college football. Since the end of World War II, the Sooners are the winningest program in the nation with more victories (513) than any other school and the best winning percentage (.760). Victories 1946-2005:

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Some of the greatest players in college football history have worn the Crimson and Cream. The University of Oklahoma has averaged more than one All-American per year since it began playing football in 1895. To date, OU players have been bestowed the prestigious honor 141 times. Four Sooners have been awarded the Heisman Trophy including quarterback Jason White in 2003, running back Billy Sims in 1978 and running back Steve Owens in 1969. Running back Billy Vessels was OU’s first Heisman winner in 1952.

COACHING STAFF

Heisman Trophy Winners

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7 National Championships 39 24 4 63 141 National Award Winners All-Americans

THE SOONERS HISTORY

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What have you done for me lately? In Oklahoma’s case, plenty. This is one of the hottest programs in all of sports. Oklahoma has played in three national championship games over the last six seasons, owns three Big 12 championships during that time and turned out a list of award winners and draft picks so long that it taxes even the best memory to name them all.

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Greatness begets greatness and there has been plenty of that in Norman lately. Now, from all corners of the country, the best players come to join a program of traditional success that is riding one of its biggest waves.

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Wins This Century (2000-2005)

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C.J. AH YO U

43 Consecutive Televised Games

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Imagine every game of your college career televised for family and friends back home. To a Sooner, that’s no dream; it’s reality. Every one of the past 43 OU football games have been on TV. Thanks to ABC, ESPN, TBS and Fox Sports Net millions of viewers tune in to see Oklahoma on a regular basis. Everyone loves a winner and the Sooners has been just that under head coach Bob Stoops. But OU’s success has driven ratings since the program’s first televised game in 1952. In all, the Sooners have played 235 games on TV. This is the center of the college football world.

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Oklahoma Leads Big 12 Conference in Attendance THE SOONERS

Oklahoma once again led the Big 12 Conference in average attendance for home games during the 2005 season. OU’s average attendance for six home games was 84,532 including a record 84,943 fans who jammed Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium for the 36-30 win against Texas A&M on November 12. With the expansion of its facility to an official capacity of 82,112 and with every home game exceeding that capacity, Oklahoma set numerous attendance records in 2005. In fact, over the last two seasons Sooner fans have accounted for the 10 largest home crowds in school history.

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SEVEN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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2000 NATIONAL CHAMPS

Stoops Leads Oklahoma to Seventh Title In a 2000 season so richly laced with great moments, the one for the ages came in the national title game, a 13-2 victory over Florida State in the Orange Bowl. It has been called by some the greatest defensive effort ever in a championship game. The national title season came just two years into Bob Stoops’ tenure and just two years removed from a sub-.500 season. Along the way, the Sooners had thrilling wins over Nebraska, Texas, Texas A&M and Kansas State (twice), with only one of those contests played at Owen Field in Norman. Headliners included QB Josh Heupel, who finished second in the Heisman voting, and big-play linebacker Torrance Marshall. The mark at the end of the season was an unblemished 13-0.

2000

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Nothing defines the competitive success of a college athletics program like a national championship. Oklahoma, with seven national titles sprinkled over four decades, is one of the very few programs that sets out each fall with the expectation and legitimate goal of pursuing the national crown. That pursuit rates as a lot more than just talk around here.

BOOMER S OONER

HEAD COACH BOB STOOPS

Oklahoma is Championship Football

The aura is unmistakable, and it radiates from real and repeated success on college football’s biggest stage. Oklahoma has claimed more national championships than any other Big 12 program.

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The Sooners under Bob Stoops earned the program’s most recent title in 2000 with an Orange Bowl victory over Florida State to cap an undefeated, 13-0 season. OU’s other championships came under Barry Switzer in 1985, 1975 and 1974, and Bud Wilkinson in 1956, 1955 and 1950. Nebraska is second with five championships and Texas has four. Colorado and Texas A&M each have claimed one title.

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BARRY SWITZE R

Barry Switzer led his Oklahoma teams to national championships in 1985, 1974 and 1975. He also won 12 Big Eight Conference championships and had eight bowl victories in 13 appearances. Switzer directed the Sooners on a 28-game win streak from 1973 (his first season as head coach) to 1975. When Oklahoma won the national championship in 1975, it marked the first time in history a team had won back-to-back titles more than once. In 1970, as an assistant, he convinced head coach Chuck Fairbanks to make the most significant and gutsy move in OU’s football history, a switch to the wishbone offense.

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Head Coach Bud Wilkinson BUD W ILKINSON

Oklahoma’s 13th football coach produced teams that were 6-2 in postseason play, won the national championship in 1950, 1955 and 1956 and did not lose an astounding 74 straight conference games from 1946-1959 (72 wins, 2 ties). His teams still hold the modern record for wins by a Division IA school with 47 straight victories from 1953-1957. After the 1947 season, the Sooners won 12 straight conference championships. In 17 seasons at Oklahoma, Wilkinson fostered racial integration and graduated players at an 87.2 percentage rate while becoming the eighth-winningest coach in Division I-A history.

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1985 1975 1974 1956 1955 1950

Head Coach Barry Switzer

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No Team Has More Big 12 Titles Oklahoma won its first conference championship in 1915 and has since tacked on another 38. In other words, the Sooners average a conference title just about every two seasons. That same pace has carried through the Bob Stoops era with three league crowns in six years. That feat merits considerable respect. Under the Big 12 format, teams must first win a divisional crown over five opponents before advancing to meet the other divisional winner at a neutral site.

2004 BIG 12 CHAMPIONS

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Three Big 12 Conference Championships Since the formation of the Big 12 Conference in 1996, no team has won as many league titles as Oklahoma. The Sooners defeated Colorado, 42-3, at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City for the 2004 crown. OU won the 2002 Big 12 title over Colorado, 29-7, at Reliant Stadium in Houston and captured its first Big 12 championship in 2000 with a 27-24 victory against Kansas State at Arrowhead Stadium.

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2002

Oklahoma Handles Buffaloes, 29-7

2000

OU Beats Kansas State for Title, 27-24

Oklahoma was nearly flawless in Kansas City, getting three touchdown passes from Jason White and three more on the ground from Adrian Peterson to dismantle Colorado at Arrowhead Stadium for the Big 12 title.

Big 12 Champions

Nate Hybl threw two touchdown passes and Quentin Griffin ran for a championship game-record 188 yards and two touchdowns as the eighthranked Sooners beat the No. 12 Buffaloes, 29-7.

A surprise option pitch on fourth-and-inches turned into a 22-yard gain by Quentin Griffin and set up Josh Heupel’s 17-yard go-ahead touchdown pass in No. 1 Oklahoma’s 27-24 victory over Kansas State.

Big 12 Champions

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HISTORY

Overall 12-1 12-2 13-0 11-1 11-1 11-1 9-2-1 10-2 11-1 11-1 10-2 9-2-1 11-1 11-0 10-0-1 11-1 7-4 10-1 8-3 7-3 10-1 10-1 10-0 11-0 10-0 9-1-1 8-1-1 8-2 10-1 11-0 10-1 7-2-1 8-3 6-3-1 7-2 10-1 6-0-1 6-0 10-0

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Record 8-0 6-2 8-0 7-0 7-0 7-0 6-1 7-0 7-0 6-1 7-0 5-2 6-1 7-0 7-0 5-1 6-1 7-0 7-0 5-1 6-0 6-0 6-0 6-0 6-0 6-0 5-0 6-0 6-0 5-0 5-0 4-0-1 4-1 4-0-1 5-0 5-0 4-0-1 2-0 3-0

THE SOONERS

Conference Big 12 Big 12 Big 12 Big 8 Big 8 Big 8 Big 8 Big 8 Big 8 Big 8 Big 8 Big 8 Big 8 Big 8 Big 8 Big 8 Big 8 Big 8 Big 8 Big 7 Big 7 Big 7 Big 7 Big 7 Big 7 Big 7 Big 7 Big 7 Big 7 Big 7 Big 7 Big 6 Big 6 Big 6 Big 6 Big 6 Missouri Valley Southwest Southwest

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2002 BIG 12 CHAMPIONS

Oklahoma’s 39 Conference Titles

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Year 2004 2002 2000 1987 1986 1985 1984 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976 1975 1974 1973 1972 1968 1967 1962 1959 1958 1957 1956 1955 1954 1953 1952 1951 1950 1949 1948 1947 1946 1944 1943 1938 1920 1918 1915

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2004

Sooners Roll Past Colorado, 42-3

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DAN CODY

If it’s a college football season, the likelihood is that more than one Sooner ranks among the best players in the land. That was true in 1913 when OU produced its first All-American and it’s true today when the rate of additions is so rapid that the total now outnumbers the age of the program itself. One of college football’s greatest programs has been built on some of college football’s finest players. That’s the natural result when talent meets coaching at a program with eye-popping facilities and great visibility.

JAMMAL BROWN

Consensus All-Americans in the Big 12 University of Oklahoma players have earned consensus All-America honors 63 times in the program’s history. No other school in the Big 12 Conference has produced more consensus All-Americans.

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141 ALL-AMERICANS

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What is a consensus All-American? The NCAA officially recognizes selections from five All-America teams: The Sporting News, AP, AFCA, FWAA and Walter Camp. A player is designated a consensus All-American if he is a first-team selection on at least three of the five teams.

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Years of OU Football

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All-Americans Consensus All-Americans

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All-Americans Under Stoops

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OU All-Americans Since 2000 Oklahoma players have earned All-America honors 21 times during head coach Bob Stoops’ seven-year tenure in Norman (an average of three per year). The total includes 11 players from the defense, eight players from the offense and two from the special teams.

JAMMAL BROWN

TOMMIE HARRIS

TEDDY LEHMAN

VINCE CARTER

TEDDY LEHMAN

ROCKY CALMUS

MARK CLAYTON

ANTONIO PERKINS

JEFF FERGUSON

DAN CODY

DERRICK STRAIT

ROY WILLIAMS

ADRIAN PETERSON

JASON WHITE

ROCKY CALMUS

JAMMAL BROWN

BRANDON EVERAGE

JOSH HEUPEL

MARK CLAYTON

TOMMIE HARRIS

J.T. THATCHER

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2003 All-American

2003 All-American

2004 All-American

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2004 All-American

2002 All-American

2003 All-American

2002 All-American

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2003 All-American

2003 All-American

2001 All-American

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2001 All-American

THE SOONERS

2004 All-American

2002 All-American

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JASON WHITE

Sixteen Winners in Last Six Seasons For many years, college football has paused at the end of each season to recognize its finest players. The award names like Heisman, Outland, Thorpe and Butkus are woven into the fabric of the game as a tribute to the past and a beacon for the present. The awards ceremonies attract the greatest names in the game, and of course, they attract and honor Oklahoma Sooners. The road to the bright lights, podium and acceptance speech starts with great talent and hard work, common staples at OU. The Sooner program then provides the national stage on which players can be seen. The result has been an impressive collection of hardware.

2003

Heisman Trophy Winner Jason White

1978

Heisman Trophy Winner Billy Sims

1969

Heisman Trophy Winner Steve Owens

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National Award Winners Under Stoops Year 2004 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000

Player Position Award Jammal Brown . . . . . . . . OT . . . . . . . . . Outland Trophy Jason White . . . . . . . . . . QB . . . . . . . . . Davey O’ Brien Award Jason White . . . . . . . . . . QB . . . . . . . . . Unitas Award Jason White . . . . . . . . . . QB . . . . . . . . . Maxwell Award Tommie Harris . . . . . . . . DT . . . . . . . . . Lombardi Award Jason White . . . . . . . . . . QB . . . . . . . . . Heisman Trophy Teddy Lehman . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . . . . . Butkus Award Derrick Strait . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . . . . . . Thorpe Award Teddy Lehman . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . . . . . Bednarik Award Derrick Strait . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . . . . . . Nagurski Award Jason White . . . . . . . . . . QB . . . . . . . . . Davey O’ Brien Award Roy Williams . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . . . . . . Nagurski Award Rocky Calmus . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . . . . . Butkus Award Roy Williams . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . . . . . . Thorpe Award Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . QB . . . . . . . . . Walter Camp Trophy J.T. Thatcher . . . . . . . . . RS . . . . . . . . . Mosi Tatupu Award


Outland Trophy Winners

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Under Stoops: Jammal Brown

Heisman Trophy Winners Under Stoops: Jason White

Butkus Award Winners

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Under Stoops: Teddy Lehman, Rocky Calmus

Lombardi Award Winners Under Stoops: Tommie Harris

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Thorpe Award Winners

Under Stoops: Derrick Strait, Roy Williams

OU Two for Two with Nagurski & Thorpe

THE SOONERS

Only one school has produced the winner of the Nagurski Award (best defensive player) and Thorpe Award (best defensive back) in the same season. And Oklahoma has done it twice. Roy Williams was the first to pull off the double in 2001 and Derrick Strait followed in 2003.

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The league. Pro ball. The next level. It is the dream of every college football player. It is reality for many Oklahoma Sooners. Few programs in the country attract talent and prepare it to move on better than Oklahoma. Ten Sooners were tabbed in the 2005 NFL Draft alone, including two in the first round and five in the first two. OU plays pro schemes, has two coaches who had lengthy NFL careers and employs a rigorous strength and conditioning program that is so effective that many of those who have gone on to professional careers come back to Norman in the off-season to continue their training. Players with the ability and drive to make the NFL flourish at Oklahoma and leave here equipped to play football beyond their college days.

29 Sooners Drafted Under Stoops Player Davin Joseph Chris Chester Dusty Dvoracek Travis Wilson Clint Ingram J.D. Runnels Jammal Brown Mark Clayton Brodney Pool Mark Bradley Dan Cody Brandon Jones Antonio Perkins Donte Nicholson Lance Mitchell Wes Sims Tommie Harris Teddy Lehman Derrick Strait Andre Woolfolk Quentin Griffin Jimmy Wilkerson Trent Smith Roy Williams Rocky Calmus Torrance Marshall Josh Heupel Stockar McDougle William Bartee

ROY WILLIAMS

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JAMMAL BROWN

Elite Program Prepares Players for Next Level

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6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

SOONERS IN THE NFL

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Position Offensive Line Offensive Line Defensive Tackle Wide Receiver Linebacker Fullback Offensive Line Wide Receiver Safety Wide Receiver Defensive End Wide Receiver Defensive Back Defensive Back Linebacker Offensive Line Defensive Tackle Linebacker Defensive Back Defensive Back Running Back Defensive End Tight End Defensive Back Linebacker Linebacker Quarterback Offensive Line Defensive Back

Year 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003 2003 2002 2002 2001 2001 2000 2000

Team Buccaneers Ravens Bears Browns Jaguars Bears Saints Ravens Browns Bears Ravens Titans Browns Buccaneers Cardinals Chargers Bears Lions Jets Titans Broncos Chiefs Ravens Cowboys Titans Packers Dolphins Lions Chiefs


Sooners Selected in 2006 NFL Draft: BOOMER S OONER

DAVIN JOSEPH

First Round - Tampa Bay Buccaneers

CHRIS CHESTER

Second Round - Baltimore Ravens

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DUSTY DVORACEK Third Round - Chicago Bears

TRAVIS WILSON

Third Round - Cleveland Browns

Third Round - Jacksonville Jaguars

J.D. RUNNELS

KELLY GREGG

Sixth Round - Chicago Bears

THE SOONERS

“They get quality athletes and give them a chance to make plays. Plus, they do a great job of coaching at Oklahoma. That program has a tremendous amount of pride. They’ve won a lot of big games. And that type of atmosphere usually rubs off on the players.”

COACHING STAFF

CLINT INGRAM

- Eric DeCosta Director of College Scouting, Baltimore Ravens

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“Playing at Oklahoma really prepared me to play in the NFL and to be versatile because in this league you have to be able to block, catch, run and block some more. Coming from Oklahoma, you realize that the world is yours and that you can accomplish anything.” - J.D. Runnels Fullback, Chicago Bears

HISTORY

TOMMIE HARRIS

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Sooners at Center of College Football Oklahoma is a household name due to the overwhelming media attention that hovers around the Sooners. Writers and broadcasters representing the nation’s most recognized media outlets regularly interact with Sooner players and coaches and routinely spend time in Norman. And when they can’t come to campus, those same observers keep tabs on OU thanks to extensive television coverage. In 2005, all 13 Oklahoma games appeared on live television, including seven that were carried nationally or regionally on ABC or ESPN. The Sooners are at the very center of college football and the entire world is watching.

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NATIONAL ATTENTION AT OU

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

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WEEKLY MEDIA DAY

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Over the past six years, ESPN’s popular College Gameday production has broadcast on site from 15 of Oklahoma’s games. That’s an average of three games per season. Sooner football is one of the most popular subjects for SI with 29 cover appearances. Since 2000, Oklahoma players have appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated eight times.

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More than 38 million people visited SoonerSports.com last year, making the official website of the Oklahoma Athletics Department one of the top collegiate sites in the nation. The Sooners have played in front of 43 consecutive sellout crowds at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, including every home game of Coach Bob Stoops’ tenure.

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The popularity of the Sooners is evident in the immense amount of products and apparel purchased by fans. OU ranks fifth in the nation in sales of licensed merchandise.

Over the past four seasons, 94 percent of Oklahoma’s games were televised live (62 of 66 games). In fact, 43 consecutive OU games have been on TV.

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Thirty-nine bowl appearances and 24 bowl victories have firmly entrenched Oklahoma among the most tradition-rich schools in America. The Sooners have become synonymous with post-season play at the highest level. At a school where the bowl history is laced with games of historical significance, the last few years have represented another fabulous roll for the Schooner. Three times in the last six seasons the Sooners have played for the national championship, four times they have been in BCS bowls and in five seasons they played in January games. OU enjoys favored status among the bowl community, mostly for its tradition, but also for its fan following. Some 30,000 ventured to the Rose, Sugar and Orange Bowls over the last three seasons. Regardless of the location, Sooner fans flock to follow a bowl tradition that is as fresh as it is historic.

2005

HOLIDAY BOWL O klahoma vs. O R E G O N

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ORANGE BOWL

O klahoma vs. S OU T H E R N CAL

2004

SUGAR BOWL

O klahoma vs. L OU I S I A N A STATE

2003

ROSE BOWL

O klahoma vs. WA S H I N G TO N STATE

2002

COTTON BOWL O klahoma vs. A R K A N S AS

2001

ORANGE BOWL

O klahoma vs. F L O R I DA S TATE

1999

INDEPENDENCE BOWL O klahoma vs. O L E M I SS

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Seven Seasons, Seven Bowls Head coach Bob Stoops has taken all seven of his Oklahoma teams to bowl games during his tenure in Norman. Of the seven games, three were National Championship bouts, four were BCS bowl games and five were in January. The Sooners and their fans have enjoyed trips to San Diego, Miami, Pasadena, New Orleans and Dallas while playing in some of the most prestigious bowls in college football.

CHRIS MES S NER

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS


BOOMER S OONER

Bowl Appearances Since 1939 Bowls in Stoops’ Seven Seasons

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BCS Bowl Games Under Stoops BCS Title Games in Six Years

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Perennial Bowl Power The Sooners have been a mainstay in college football’s bowl tradition since their first trip to Miami in 1939. Oklahoma ranks third among all schools in total bowl wins with 24. OU is one of just 11 schools with more than 35 bowl appearances. The Sooners rank third in bowl winning percentage among those teams:

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Storied Rivalry at Cotton Bowl in October The Oklahoma-Texas game, played each season at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, a location approximately halfway between the two campuses, is one of the country’s most spectacular sporting events. Staged during the State Fair of Texas, the contest is witnessed by a crowd perfectly defined by color – half crimson, half burnt orange – in an atmosphere that is arguably more unique than that found at any other game. This rivalry is one that marks time and gives players and fans alike experiences for a lifetime.

The Tunnel Experience From the top of The Tunnel that leads into the floor of the Cotton Bowl it looks like no big deal. All you can see is end zone. Then you start running and the world explodes around you. Your eardrums are pounded by the screams of 75,587 people and the blasts of the modified 12-gauge shotguns that the OU Ruf/Nek spirit group carries... You feel the world shake and start to understand why every Longhorn or Sooner who has taken these steps before you can never seem to find the exact words necessary to convey what has just happened. You’ve just run down the tunnel at the OU-Texas game -- generally regarded as one of the greatest moments a college football player can experience. - Mark Wangrin, ESPN.com

THE RED RIVER RIVALRY

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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OU-TEXAS WEEKEND

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GOLDEN HAT TROPHY


BOOMER S OONER

Victories in Stoops’ Seven Games Consecutive Sellouts Since 1946 Consecutive Games at Cotton Bowl

COACHING STAFF

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ADRIAN PETERSON

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SOONERS TAKE THE FIELD

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39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

FOOTBALL TIME IN OKLAHOMA

Sooners Set to Perform in Norman To understand a football Saturday in Norman, one must first understand what the sport means to Oklahomans. The Sooners were competing on the gridiron before this grand land moved from territorial status to statehood. Few college programs are more engrained in their surroundings than the one at OU. Game day at Oklahoma is about more than 80,000 fans witnessing one of the most historic and vibrant programs in college football at one of the game’s truly great cathedrals. It is about pride for a great university. Indeed, it is about pride for an entire state. Game day here represents football and a whole lot more.

LARRY BIRDINE

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DARIEN WILLIAMS BOOMER S OONER

Although OU just completed a stadium expansion, the facility operated at 103 percent capacity in 2005 -- ninth best in the nation. That means no empty seats for games in Norman. The official capacity of Memorial Stadium is 82,112 but OU averaged 84,331 fans per game last season. That put the Sooners at No. 9 in the nation in average attendance.

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Since the stadium’s opening in 1923, the Sooners have 32 undefeated seasons at home, including five perfect home seasons under head coach Bob Stoops. The Sooners have played in front of 43 consecutive sellout crowds in Norman including every home game of Bob Stoops’ tenure.

COACHING STAFF

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Oklahoma ranked No. 1 in the Big 12 Conference in average attendance with 84,331 per home game in 2005. OU’s top10 largest crowds have occured in the past two seasons.

Oklahoma has won more than 79 percent of its home games at Memorial Stadium. Since the facility’s opening in 1923, the Sooners are 325-80-14 at home.

MEMORIAL STADI UM

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Preparation Meets Opportunity It would be hard to imagine a football program doing more over the last five years to enhance its facilities than OU. The $70 million expansion and enhancement of Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium is perhaps the most noticeable upgrade, but it is simply the lead project in a plan that has impacted every facet of Sooner football. A new locker room, a new indoor training facility, a new weight training facility, a new practice field, roughly 8,000 new seats and 60 new stadium suites are testaments to OU’s dedication to providing the best for its student-athletes. Preparation routinely meets opportunity at Oklahoma. It does so largely because the Sooners have what they need to succeed.

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Four regulation-size practice fields are available to the Sooners right outside their locker room: Owen Field, two grass fields plus an artificial turf field with sand pit. The ceiling inside the Everest Training Facility hangs a full 65 feet above the SafePlay Synthetic Turf surface. This allows for all kicking and throwing drills during practice. Oklahoma recently completed a $70 million stadium expansion and enhancement project that added 8,000 seats. In 2005, OU led the Big 12 in average attendance at 84,331. On those rare days that the weather forces Oklahoma to practice indoors, the Sooners can move to the 74,000square-foot Everest Indoor Training Facility.

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

OU FOOTBALL FACILITIES

ALONZO DOTSON

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

OKLAHOMA LOCKER ROOM

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BARRY SWITZER HISTORY

The Barry Switzer Center Located at the south end of the Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, the Switzer Center houses football offices, the football locker room, equipment room, the 13,000-square-foot Siegfried Strength and Conditioning Complex, the 8,000square-foot Freede Sports Medicine Facility and the 7,000-square-foot Touchdown Club Legends’ Lobby.

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Championship Strength & Conditioning The best testimony for the impact Jerry Schmidt and his staff have on Oklahoma football players comes from former Oklahoma players -- those in professional football. It’s not uncommon for members of that select fraternity to return to Norman for part of their off-season training regimen. During their time in the Sooner program, they learned the quality of the strength and conditioning program. Schmidt has been involved with three national football championships at three different schools. His success is no coincidence. Now in his eighth year at OU, he is recognized nationally as one of the best in the business, and the athletics department has surrounded him with facilities that give Sooner student-athletes the best opportunity to excel.

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Jerry Schmidt has coached with teams that played in five national championship games. He has three national title rings from Oklahoma, Notre Dame and Florida. Schmidt has worked with four Heisman winners, including Jason White (Oklahoma), Danny Wuerffel (Florida), Barry Sanders (Oklahoma State) and Tim Brown (Notre Dame). A total of 16 Sooners were selected in the 2005 and 2006 NFL Drafts. No school has produced more pro football selections than Oklahoma the past two years. Schmidt has coached 23 NFL first-round picks including Oklahoma’s Davin Joseph, Jammal Brown, Mark Clayton, Tommie Harris, Andre Woolfolk and Roy Williams. No. 31 for the Dallas Cowboys and former Sooner standout, Roy Williams, donated $100,000 to establish a new weight room in Oklahoma’s Everest Training Facility.

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

SOONER POWER

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COACH SCHMIDT


BOOMER S OONER

SOONER STRENGTH

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ZACH LATIMER

The Best in the Business “Jerry Schmidt is Oklahoma’s Director of Sports Enhancement. He worked under Tom Osborne at Nebraska, Lou Holtz at Notre Dame and Steve Spurrier at Florida, where he became buddies with the Gators’ then-defensive coordinator, Bob Stoops.

HISTORY

“Schmidt made sure that Stoops’ players were big and fast. Insiders will tell you he’s probably the best in the business. The Sooners have played for three national titles since 2000. “Almost to a man, the Sooners looked like they were cut out of marble. There were no guts hanging over belts. There were no skinny arms or pear-shaped frames. They were as soft as petrified trees. These guys looked like well-conditioned athletes.” - Ted Miller, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2005

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Two OU Heisman Finalists in 2004 Pass oriented? You could make that case. Numerous records for both passing and receiving have fallen over the last few years. Run oriented? Maybe. After all, the single season rushing mark was set in 2004. Well which is it, passing or running? At Oklahoma, the answer is both. While most schools dream of balance, OU is balance. In 2005, the Sooners passed for 2,131 yards. They rushed for 2,130. And that balance creates opportunity for all. It is common to see the ball in the hands of 10-15 players during a game. Many stay involved to the detriment of none. Under Coach Stoops, the Oklahoma offense, with its pro influence and varied formations, has produced:

QB RB WR TE OL

Two All-Americans, three Heisman finalists, one Heisman Trophy winner and OU’s record holders in game, season and career passing yards. One Heisman finalist, one All-American, three 1,000-yard rushers and Oklahoma’s single season rushing yards record holder. Two All-Americans, one Biletnikoff Award finalist and OU’s record holders in game, season and career receptions, receiving yards and touchdown receptions (tied). One Mackey Award and Oklahoma’s record holder in touchdown receptions in a game (tied). Three All-Americans, one Outland Trophy winner and two Rimington Award finalists.

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

EXPLOSIVE OFFENSE

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ADRIAN PETERSON


OU has scored a touchdown in 93 consecutive games.

BOOMER S OONER

Oklahoma has completed at least 61 percent of its passes in five of the seven seasons since Coach Stoops’ arrival.

OU averages 36 points per game under Stoops.

Last season, 17 different players caught passes in the Sooner offense.

MALCOLM KELLY

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Under Bob Stoops, the Oklahoma offense has 96 scoring plays of 25 yards or longer. That’s stretching the field.

Oklahoma spreads the wealth. Sixteen different players scored for the Sooners last season.

COACHING STAFF THE SOONERS SEASON REVIEW

JUAQUIN IGLESIAS

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Outstanding players have dominated the landscape. Twice in the last five years, a Sooner has been named the best defensive player in the nation.

STEVEN COLEMAN

Oklahoma’s defense suffers from a bit of an identity crisis, but nobody in Norman is about to say anything. With a takeaway in 81 of Bob Stoops’ 91 games and 17 interception or fumble returns for touchdowns during this coach’s tenure, the defense has a reputation of, well, being a little offensive in its approach. The Sooners’ attack-style defense, long appreciated for its speed and aggressive attitude, is perhaps best known for its consistency. OU has ranked among the top 13 teams in the nation in total defense for six consecutive years.

RUFUS ALEXANDER

Oklahoma has forced at least one turnover in 81 of 91 games (89 percent) over the last seven seasons.

With 42 sacks in 2005 and another 38 in 2004, the Sooner defense has 80 sacks over the last two seasons. The Sooner defense has had at least one interception in 60 of 79 games (76 percent) over the last six years.

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Attacking Defense Built on Speed

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DOMINATING DEFENSE

Sooner defenders have scored 22 touchdowns, an average of three per year, since Bob Stoops took over at Oklahoma.

Since Bob Stoops arrived in 1999, the Oklahoma defense has surrendered an average of just 16 points per game.

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The Oklahoma defense has registered eight shutouts under Stoops.

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Oklahoma Defense Under Stoops

One Lombardi Award winner, two Lombardi Award finalists, one Nagurski Award finalist and two All-Americans.

BOOMER S OONER

Two Butkus Award winners, four Butkus Award finalists, one Lombardi Award finalist, one Nagurski Award finalist, one ABC Defensive Player of the Year and four All-Americans. Two Nagurski Award winners, two Thorpe Award winners and four All-Americans.

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Three Hendricks Award finalists, one Lott Award finalist and one All-American.

Opponent Scoring Average Last Five Seasons Under Stoops

Five Seasons Prior to Stoops

27.08 D.J. WOLFE

COACHING STAFF

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CORY BENNETT

REGGIE SMITH

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Bob Stoops’ commitment to special teams performance is evidenced by the number of first-team players who participate on those units. The wisdom of that move, and the program’s overall devotion to special teams play, is found in the staggering numbers that relate to every possible facet of the kicking and return games.

GARRET T HART LEY

A strong case can be made that no program has played better on its special teams in recent years than Oklahoma. Time and again the Sooners have blown games wide open with electric and innovative special teams play.

OU Special Teams Under Stoops

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One Lou Groza Award finalist.

One All-American and one Ray Guy Award finalist.

Two All-Americans and one Mosi Tatupu Award winner.

ANTONIO PERKINS

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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SOONER SPECIAL TEAMS

LARRY BIRDINE

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REGGIE SMITH

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Oklahoma has blocked 19 kicks since head coach Bob Stoops arrived in Norman in 1999.

BOOMER S OONER

Two-point conversion attempts by the Sooners during the Stoops era. The Sooners have converted seven. Antonio Perkins tied an NCAA record during his career at Oklahoma (2001-04) with eight punt returns for touchdowns. He had three against UCLA in 2003.

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The Sooners have 22 special teams touchdowns under their current head coach. Thirteen of those came on punt returns by four different players.

Oklahoma special teams have converted on four scoring plays (three touchdowns and one two-point conversion) off faked kicks since 1999.

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Winningest Active Coach in College Football The kind of admiration Bob Stoops has achieved is the best kind. It’s a byproduct of the success his program has enjoyed and the manner in which he has conducted himself. Football observers from coast to coast have witnessed the renaissance authored by Stoops at Oklahoma and often proclaim the Sooner coach among the very best in the land. When Stoops arrived in Norman, OU had fallen on brief and uncharacteristic hard times. He has returned Oklahoma football to its rightful place among the elite, and there is no denying that he is the person most responsible for the turnaround. The pride has been restored and a nation has noticed. Winningest active coaches with at least seven years as head coach:

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HEAD COACH BOB STOOPS

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HEAD COACH BOB STOOPS

Quotes on Coach Stoops “This is a (Sooner) team that’s going to contend for the National Championship as long as Bob Stoops wants to.” - John Saunders, ABC Sports “He has brought us back to the pinnacle of college football. Bob is creating his own legend. He inherited a program with great tradition, and he’s added to it.” - Barry Switzer, Former Oklahoma Head Coach

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“In a sport in which icons are dropping annually from sight, and phenoms are forever heading to the NFL, Stoops is the closest thing to a budding legend in the NCAA.” - John Romano, St. Petersburg Times “Bob Stoops is one of the first guys in the coaching profession that has ability to mix family along with coaching. About 15 years ago, you couldn’t do that. People thought that was the wrong thing to do. So I admire coach Stoops in that every time I talk to him, something about family comes up. You have three kids to raise, a wife to take care of and a football team to coach. In that order.” - Urban Meyer, Head Coach, University of Florida “Stoops’ philosophy is at the same time unbending and liberating. He presides over players who are competitive and aggressive, but also respectful and talkative.” - David Barron, Houston Chronicle

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STOOPS ON SIDELINE

BOOMER S OONER

Stoops has produced 21 All-Americans in his seven seasons in Norman including 13 consensus All-Americans. OU had a record seven All-Americans in 2003 and five in 2004. The Sooners have spent 22 weeks ranked No. 1 under Coach Stoops. OU is tied with Notre Dame in first place in college football history for most weeks (95) ranked No. 1.

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Oklahoma has played in bowl games in all seven seasons under Stoops. Four of the seven have been BCS bowls and three have been National Championship games.

29 Sooners have been selected in the NFL Draft during Stoops’ tenure in Norman. No school has had more picks (16) than Oklahoma the past two seasons. Bob Stoops has won 75 games and lost just 16 in his seven seasons at Oklahoma. Stoops is the winningest active coach in college football with a winning percentage of .824.

COACHING STAFF

COACH STOOPS

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155 Cumulative Years of Experience In Bob Stoops’ seven seasons at the University of Oklahoma, four of his assistant coaches have gone on to become head coaches at other I-A programs. It’s not hard to gauge the quality of the Sooner staff or Stoops’ ability to hire good people. The beneficiaries are Oklahoma’s players. In record numbers they have been honored and drafted into the professional ranks. And that has been true regardless of what position they play. Identifying and recruiting talent, coaching talent to play at its peak and preparing players for life after college, whether it be in football or in the business world, nobody does it better than Oklahoma.

BRENT VENABLES

Assoc. Head Coach, Defensive Coord., Linebackers

BOBBY JACK WRIGHT

Asst. Head Coach, Co-Defensive Coord., Secondary

KEVIN WILSON

Offensive Coordinator, Tight Ends & Fullbacks

CHRIS WILSON

Cale Gundy

Recruiting Coordinator, Running Backs

KEVIN SUMLIN

Co-Offensive Coordinator, Receivers

JOSH HEUPEL

Assistant Coach, Quarterbacks

JAMES PATTON

Assistant Coach, Offensive Line

JACKIE SHIPP

Assistant Coach, Defensive Line

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BRENT V ENABLES

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Assistant Coach, Defensive Ends

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Three current assistants played for Oklahoma. Jackie Shipp (1980-83), Chris Wilson (1988-91) and Cale Gundy (1990-93) all wore the Crimson & Cream.

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THE SOONERS

The Oklahoma staff has coached 69 players with National Football League experience, including 16 Sooners selected in the past two NFL Drafts. OU’s coaches have a cumulative 43 years on the sidelines in Norman. Coaches Venables, Wright, Gundy and Shipp were on Bob Stoops’ first staff in 1999.

HISTORY

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Three former OU assistants under Stoops are now head coaches including Mike Leach at Texas Tech, Mark Mangino at Kansas and Mike Stoops at Arizona.

The OU staff has been involved in 88 bowl games including coaching 73. The staff played in another 15 bowl games during their college careers. The Oklahoma coaching staff has a cumulative total of 155 years of coaching experience which averages to nearly 16 years per coach.

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RUFUS ALEX ANDER

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WHY OKLAHOMA? Talk to Oklahoma’s players about the school they represent and the reasons for their contentment vary from the camaraderie of the team to academic offerings to the coaching staff. By addressing every element of life, OU has created an environment that works well for a wide range of students. It all contributes to an atmosphere that fosters a cohesive team that knows how to win football games.

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Along the way, Oklahoma’s players are exposed to a career of great opportunities whether it be playing for a national championship, getting a degree or just enjoying the college experience. Current and former OU football players share their reasons for choosing to come to Oklahoma and play for the Sooners:

Rufus Alexander, Senior Linebacker

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“The people made this the right decision for me. Everyone welcomes you here and they’re all very encouraging. You believe that you will become a great player here because the people here keeping telling you it will happen. It’s a very positive environment for a player.”

J.D. Runnels, Chicago Bears “I didn’t know where I was going until I heard Coach Stoops’ voice on the other end of the phone There was always a special place in my heart for OU. I was aware of the winning tradition, national championships and bowl success that they had and all of the great players they produced.”

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Sooners on Decision to Come to OU

J.D. R UNNELS

Dan Cody, Baltimore Ravens “The camaraderie in the program is great. For the people who are going to be far from home for an extended period of time, I would think that would be very important. Everybody meshes so well there. You’re welcomed with open arms and then you’re part of a very close-knit group.”

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WHY OKLAHOMA? “I put Coach Stoops above everything else. He is very down to earth. He never acts like he is above everybody else or better than the next guy. All of the coaches here are great. This is home away from home, a family away from my family.”

MALCOLM KELLY

BOOMER S OONER

Malcolm Kelly, Sophomore Wide Receiver

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Davin Joseph, Tampa Bay Buccaneers “When I came to visit Oklahoma, my hosts were Vince Carter and Tommie Harris. I had so much fun just chilling at their house. I found some really genuine people here that I didn’t find at those other schools. They were out to make something of themselves the right way.”

DAVIN JOSEPH

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Dusty Dvoracek, Chicago Bears “The coaching staff impressed me more than any other we dealt with during the recruiting process. They really meant what they said. The best players really do get to play, no matter what. That’s how you win championships. And the fans here are great. They root for us, but they care about us as people.”

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Flagship Educational Institution of the Sooner State The University of Oklahoma is experiencing a golden era in the history of a great institution. The quality of new students is soaring and donor confidence is at an all-time high. Over the last 11 years, OU’s donor base has expanded at a staggering rate, moving from 17,000 to 108,000. President David L. Boren has spurred significant changes that have resulted in a learning environment of the highest order. As a result, the state of Oklahoma enjoys resources that impact everything from medical science to the arts for many years to come. The University of Oklahoma has long embraced the great tradition of Sooner athletics. With competitive facilities all located on the main campus, including several near the heart of the university, student-athletes and their classmates mingle comfortably in an environment that fosters an attitude of excellence, regardless of the endeavor.

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The University of Oklahoma ranks number one among comprehensive public universities in the per capita number of freshman National Merit Scholars. The University of Oklahoma is in the top five in the nation among all comprehensive public universities in the graduation of Rhodes Scholars. OU is included on Review’s “Top 10 Best Value Public Colleges” list, which ranks the best colleges in the nation based on academic excellence per value. OU has 19 colleges offering 147 majors at the baccalaureate level and 152 majors at the master’s level. The university’s annual operating budget is more than $1 billion. OU boasts an enrollment of more than 30,000 students and more than 2,000 full-time faculty. The Norman campus maintains a student to instructor ratio of 20:1.

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UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA

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What do you know about OU? • OU is the highest ranked public university in the history of Oklahoma. The latest U.S. News and World Report rankings place OU in the top tier among national public universities. • OU ranks in the top 10 in the nation in the Freshman Year Experience, according to a national study by the Policy Center on the First Year of College. The study recognizes OU’s initiatives for first-year students and its commitment to put students first.

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• OU has the highest-ranked student body in state history at a public university. Oklahoma is also number one per capita among public universities in the number of National Merit Scholars enrolled. Seven hundred National Merit Scholars currently are enrolled at OU. • OU has over a $1.5 billion impact annually on the state’s economy each year. Over the past decade, research and sponsored programs expenditures at Oklahoma have more than doubled, and OU continues to set new records for funding for externally sponsored research.

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• OU continues to break private fund-raising records, with more than $1 billion in gifts and pledges over the past decade, which has provided funding for dramatic capital improvements, the growth in faculty endowment and student scholarships. • For complete information on The University of Oklahoma and the Norman campus, please visit the official website at www.OU.edu.

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Preparing Leaders for Tomorrow The recent Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium expansion and improvement included remodeled office space in the facility’s north end. The largest piece of that project was the Prentice Gautt Academic Center. Some 35,000 square feet are dedicated to the academic pursuits of Sooner student-athletes. Indeed, there is considerable emphasis on classroom performance at OU. The center staff has achievement as its focus, a fact that is reflected in a graduation rate that exceeds that of the general student body. In addition to its academic work, the staff assists in several life skills areas designed to enrich students in a broad range of tasks.

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The Prentice Gautt Academic Center maintains two computer labs for OU student-athletes with more than 100 desktop units and over 40 laptops available to check out. Some 35,000 square feet are dedicated to the academic pursuits of Oklahoma student-athletes at the Prentice Gautt Academic Center in the stadium’s north end. Legendary running back Prentice Gautt wore No. 38 during his Sooner career from 1956-59. The first African-American player at OU, the academic center is named in his honor. More than 50 businesses attend the annual OU Athletics Department career fair. The event offers employers and job seekers time to meet one-on-one to discuss opportunities. The Prentice Gautt Academic Center is available more than 90 hours per week for OU student-athletes.

RENALDO WORKS & D USTY DVORACEK

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ACADEMIC SUCCESS

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PRENTICE GAUTT

The OU Academics Center that today’s student-athletes use everyday now bears the name of the man who left an indelible legacy for Sooner Athletics and helped change a society in the process. “It is appropriate that this center be named after Prentice Gautt,” University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren said. “His personal values and character, along with his leadership as associate commissioner of the Big 12 Conference, continue to bring pride to his alma mater.

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“His personal example of quiet courage, grace under pressure, and dedication to the university helped open the doors of opportunity for countless number of African-American and minority studentathletes who have followed him into collegiate athletics.”

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The Legacy of Prentice Gautt

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SOONERS IN THE COMMUNITY

MARC US WALKER

Sooners Take an Active Role OU lives by a clear and strong motto as it interacts with its student-athletes ‌ Inspiring Champions for Today, Preparing Leaders for Tomorrow. As part of that promise, the Athletics Department and the football program take an active role in a number of community service projects. Individually, football players serve with numerous groups. Two of their largest projects include a free football clinic for underprivileged youth and the distribution of food that is donated by Oklahoma fans at a designated home game. Each year on the morning of the spring football game, the Sooners provide a complimentary football clinic for a select group of youth from throughout the central Oklahoma region.

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The team also plays an active role in a food drive that takes place near the Thanksgiving holiday. OU fans donate food at a game and players help in the distribution the following Monday. Oklahoma’s student-athletes recognize that wearing the Crimson and Cream means representing a popular sports program and themselves as individuals. They are encouraged to respond to a public that adores them, while learning important lessons about making a positive impact in the lives of others in and around the community in which they live.

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JACOB G UTIERREZ BOOMER S OONER

Gutierrez a Finalist for Wooden Cup Jacob Gutierrez, who in 2005 was named Norman United Way Youth Citizen Volunteer of the Year, saw his public service honored again in 2006 when he was one of six finalists for the John Wooden Citizenship Cup. The award is presented annually by Athletes for a Better World, an Atlanta, Ga., based organization. The award was won by Jackie Dubois. Ironically, she ran track and cross country at Oklahoma. OU was the only school represented by more than one student-athlete.

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Gutierrez has been a trend setter in reaching out to others. OU head coach Bob Stoops said Gutierrez plays a vital role on his team. “Jacob Gutierrez is a solid, caring individual,” said Stoops. “It is gratifying to see him recognized for all that he is as a citizen, a student and a football player. There is no way you can place a value on what it means to have someone of his character on our team and on our campus.”

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GAMEDAY IN NORMAN

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NORMAN & OKLAHOMA CITY

Norman - Home of the Sooners Norman is an ever-changing city of nearly 100,000 residents. Located in the heart of the state, it has grown to become the third largest city in Oklahoma. Despite its continuous growth, it has maintained the spirit and serenity of a small, close-knit community. Since the Oklahoma Land Rush of 1889, Norman has grown into a popular and smart city. The spirit of Norman and its citizens is unwavering and uncompromising. While other towns were clamoring to become the state capital, Norman residents wanted to have the first state university. When the first OU president got off the train and saw a prairie, he saw opportunity. As home to the state’s premier educational institution, Norman boasts an excellent quality of life and is a city that thrives on and celebrates the diversity of its community. Legendary University of Oklahoma football coach Barry Switzer called Norman “a university town with a championship spirit.” Norman continually exhibits its love for sports by hosting numerous local and national athletic events.

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The Oklahoma City metropolitan area has a population of more than one million people. OKC is the largest city in the state and the 29th largest city in the nation. Norman is the third largest city in the state with over 100,000 residents. Despite its growth, the city nurtures and maintains its small, college town atmosphere. Located just 18 miles north of Norman, the state’s capital, Oklahoma City, offers all the trappings of a large metropolitan area within an easy drive. The average annual temperature in Norman. The area enjoys a temperate climate with mild winters. Four distinct seasons with a warm spring and fall. Norman boasts more than 175 restaurants including barbecue, Mexican, Oriental, Greek, Indian, Italian, Thai, seafood, health and natural foods. Due to its central location, Norman is a quick 196-mile drive from Dallas. Roughly 20 percent of OU’s students are from Texas and choose to come north.


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Oklahoma City Oklahoma City, the state’s capital, is located just 18 miles north of the Norman campus. It was the first city settled in the Land Run of 1889 because of its position at the center of the state.

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Oklahoma City offers a variety of attractions and activities different from any other place in the country. Oklahoma City sprawls across 625 square miles of America’s heartland. The city’s metro population numbers more than one million -- a third of the entire state’s population. Oklahoma City has become a haven for exciting sports action. It is home to the NBA’s Hornets, three minor league teams and is the host of the NCAA College Softball World Series. Located just southeast of downtown, Bricktown is Oklahoma City’s entertainment and dining district. Restaurants with a total capacity of more than 4,000 seats, shopping, and a generous helping of turn-of-the-century charm has turned Bricktown into a hotspot for Oklahoma City nights.

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BIG 12 CONFERENCE Prominence on a National Stage Just 11 years into its existence, the Big 12 has vaulted to the top of intercollegiate athletics. A regular player in the determination of national championships, the conference offers its more than 4,000 student-athletes that rare opportunity to compete in the national spotlight every season. Today’s student-athlete desires a conference that pushes each participant to excel, while opening the door for prominence on the national stage. Big 12 schools have combined for more than 800 NCAA crowns and have nearly 170 national team titles. No conference provides a more optimal environment for success than the Big 12.

BAYLOR

Oklahoma has won all 15 of its meetings with the Bears.

COLORADO

Sooners’ last two Big 12 titles have come against Buffs.

IOWA STATE

OU owns a commanding 65-5-2 series lead over Cyclones.

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KANSAS

OU’s 66-27-6 series lead includes 18 shutouts of Kansas.

KANSAS STATE

Sooners once reeled off 32 straight wins over Wildcats.

MISSOURI

Oklahoma has won 62 of 69 games against Tigers.

NEBRASKA

The Sooners lead in the battle of the Big Reds, 42-37-3.

OKLAHOMA STATE

College football’s most lopsided, continuous in-state rivalry.

TEXAS

OU has won five of last six by combined score of 201-99.

TEXAS A&M

Oklahoma has won five of last six for 13-10 advantage.

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Sooners own 10-3 series lead against Red Raiders.

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With a total of more than 340,000 students enrolled, the Big 12 Conference ranks No. 2 among the nation’s conferences. OU has a total enrollment of more than 30,000. Newspapers in the Big 12 region have a combined circulation of more than eight million. Markets include Dallas, Denver, Houston, Oklahoma City, San Antonio and St. Louis.

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Big 12 Conference stadiums and arenas have a combined seating capacity of 1.1 million. The Sooners averaged 84,331 fans per game at home in Norman in 2005.

The television households throughout the Big 12 Conference represent 18 million people. In the past four seasons, 50 of OU’s 54 games (92 percent) have been televised live. Stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the upper Midwest, Big 12 Conference schools are located in seven different states with a total population of more than 42 million people.

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The Big 12 led the nation with 36 non-conference wins in 2005. Its total of eight losses in non-conference tilts was the lowest in I-A while the league’s .818 win percentage was the highest in the country. The Big 12 led all conferences with eight teams ranked in the Top 25 of Division I-A schedule strength. Schedule strength was based on the cumulative winning percentage of each team’s opponents.

With a 5-3 record in the postseason, the Big 12 Conference tied for the most wins with the ACC and was one of two conferences to post a winning record in bowl games last season. Including 2005, the Big 12 has sent eight teams to bowls in four of the last five seasons.

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For more conference information, please visit www.Big12sports.com.

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The Big 12 leads all conferences with five appearances in the BCS National Championship game and was the only conference to place two teams in the Top 6 of both the final Associated Press and Coaches polls from 2001-04.

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OU ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS Kenny Mossman

Jason Matheson

Mike Houck

Scott Matthews

Chris Freet

BRIAN DUDE

Craig Moran

Matt Montgomery

Jessica Summers

KATIE MOON

Jared Thompson

KAMERYN STANHOUSE

Senior Associate Athletics Director for Communications Office: (405) 325-8231 Home: (405) 321-2220 kmossman@ou.edu Associate Media Relations Director Office: (405) 325-8231 Home: (405) 447-2731 mhouck@ou.edu Associate Media Relations Director Office: (405) 325-8231 Home: (405) 249-6075 cfreet@ou.edu Assistant Media Relations Director Office: (405) 325-8231 Home: (405) 249-8264 cmoran@ou.edu Assistant Media Relations Director Office: (405) 325-8231 Home: (405) 831-6851 jlsummers@ou.edu Assistant Media Relations Director Office: (405) 325-8368 Home: (405) 834-2984 jaredthompson@ou.edu

Debbie Copp

Director of Publications Office: (405) 325-8231 Home: (405) 329-6799 dcopp@ou.edu

OU Athletics Media Relations Media Relations Main Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (405) 325-8231 Media Relations Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (405) 325-7623 University of Oklahoma Athletics Media Relations Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium Suite 2525, 180 W Brooks St, Norman, OK 73019 SoonerSports.com The latest, official information on 2006 Oklahoma football is available at SoonerSports.com. Log on for complete media services including statistics, rosters, bios, schedules, press conferences, quotes and more. SoonerSportsMedia.com Media credentials for 2006 Oklahoma football will be processed online at SoonerSportsMedia.com. Action photos, mugs and logos are available for download. Visit SoonerSportsMedia.com for details. Oklahoma Football Online Official OU Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SoonerSports.com OU Media Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SoonerSportsMedia.com Big 12 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Big12sports.com Big 12 Media Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CollegePressBox.com NCAA Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAAsports.com

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Director of Internet Services Office: (405) 325-4274 Home: (918) 691-3886 jmatheson@ou.edu Director of Graphic Design Office: (405) 325-8223 Home: (405) 664-0844 smatthews@ou.edu Media Relations Graduate Assistant Office: (405) 325-8413 Home: (405) 990-4140 briandude@ou.edu Media Relations Student Assistant Office: (405) 325-8231 Home: (405) 740-9570 mmonty@ou.edu Media Relations Student Assistant Office: (405) 325-8231 Home: (918) 724-7224 katiemoon@ou.edu Media Relations Student Assistant Office: (405) 325-8231 Home: (405) 414-5352 kameryn@ou.edu

OU Athletics Phone Directory All numbers (405) 325 + four-digit extension

OU Athletics Main Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU Athletics Ticket Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Castiglione, Director of Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Larry Naifeh, Executive Associate AD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Keith Gill, Sr. Assoc. AD/Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gerald Gurney, Ph.D., Sr. Assoc. AD/Academics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kenny Mossman, Sr. Assoc. AD/Communications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Greg Phillips, Sr. Assoc. AD/Chief Financial Officer . . . . . . . . . . . . Stephanie Rempe, Sr. Assoc. AD/SWA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Matt Trantham, Assoc. AD/Event Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Billy Ray Johnson, Assist. AD/Ticket Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Melanie Roberts, Assist. AD/Compliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scott Anderson, Head Athletics Trainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eric Barnhart, Sooner Sports Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dan Cavanaugh, Director of Broadcasting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Debbie Copp, Director of Publications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Danny Davis, Director of Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tim George, Director of Promotions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Beth Kelly, Manager of Financial Support Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Martin, Coordinator of Team Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jason Matheson, Director of Internet Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scott Matthews, Director of Graphic Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Matt Roberts, Director of Marketing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jerry Schmidt, Director of Sports Enhancement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Suzanne Staley, Director of Branding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Greg Tipton, Director of Athletics Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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COVERING THE SOONERS Credential Requests

Requests for media credentials to University of Oklahoma home games should be made online at SoonerSportsMedia.com. Only those requests submitted by the sports editor of a newspaper or the sports director for a radio or television station will be considered.

Credential requests for the 2006 Oklahoma football season will only be accepted online at SoonerSportsMedia.com. Please visit the website for complete instructions on submitting the online application form.

Priority is given to daily newspapers (by circulation), television stations and radio stations that program sports for more than half of their daily broadcast schedules. A credential does not guarantee a seat and access to the team bench area is prohibited at all times. Credentials include:

Sideline: Primary recipients are photographers. Only photographers on assignment for accredited publications (not websites) will be afforded credentials. Pass only gains access to the sideline (not the press box).

Season Credentials Requests should be made at SoonerSportsMedia.com by August 10. Only those media who routinely cover OU games, practices and media conferences are eligible for season credentials.

Single-Game Credentials Requests must be made at least one week in advance of the contest. Any organization that requests a single-game credential then does not use it will not be granted another pass for the remainder of the season. No credentials will be granted after Thursday of game week.

Credential Pick-up Credentials may be picked up from the media relations office during the week or from media will call (Gate 2) at Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on game day (see map on page 57). Photo identification is required for pick up. Each media representative must claim his or her pass. No group pick ups are allowed.

Wednesday: Coaching staff available following practice. No player availability. Practice is open to photographers for the first 15 minutes. Thursday, Friday & Sunday: No availability. Saturday: Post-game availability only. Members of the OU Athletics Media Relations staff will escort media representatives to the appropriate locker room areas with five minutes remaining in the game. The Oklahoma locker room, home or away, is closed to the media at all times. Head coach Bob Stoops and several Sooner players will be brought to a designated interview area. At home games, that area is the Big Red Room, located in the Switzer Center (first floor). At the beginning of the fourth quarter, interview requests will be collected. For games in Norman, the opposing head coach will meet with the media inside the opponent interview room, the SoonerVision studio (southwest corner, under the stadium grandstands). A representative from the OU Media Relations Office will be on hand to assist the media in finding this area. Interviews with the head coach and players from the visiting team will be based on the post-game policy of that institution. * Some players have evening classes that could preclude them from postpractice interviews.

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Oklahoma will serve as the host school this year. Any media not based in Oklahoma or Texas should contact OU for credentials. OU-Texas credentials will be distributed to local media at the Tuesday media luncheon in Norman. Any credentials not claimed that day will be available the Friday before the game at a pick-up location in Dallas (times and exact location TBA). No credentials will be mailed, but outlets willing to provide an overnight account number no later than Wednesday of game week may receive them in that manner.

Tuesday: Media Luncheon at 11:30 a.m., at the stadium. Coach Stoops’ comments, beginning at noon, available via telephone to media only (contact Athletics Media Relations for more information). A few players also are available. All coaches^ and players* who do not participate in the luncheon are available following practice. Practice is open to photographers for the first 15 minutes.

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OU-Texas Credentials Those interested in covering the annual Oklahoma-Texas game at Dallas will need to make a separate request for credentials. Each school handles the requests from its regular pool of media. Aside from national media, only season credential holders are eligible.

Monday: Bob Stoops participates on the Big 12’s Weekly Teleconference at 10:10 a.m. All coaches and players* are available following practice. Practice is open to photographers for the first 15 minutes.

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Any media member who loses a season credential will automatically be moved to the single-game list for the following season. Media outlets who cannot provide names for passes for an entire season will be placed on the single-game list and should provide names on a weekly basis.

Daily Media Availability COACHING STAFF

Combination: These are only for those individuals who require access to the press box and the sideline. Few are issued.

Parking Passes Parking passes are in a limited supply and will be prioritized similar to the way credentials are issued. Most media parking is located in the Asp Ave. Parking Facility located immediately west of the stadium, one half block north of the intersection at Lindsey and Asp (see map on page 57).

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Press Box: Primary recipients are newspaper writers, television reporters and radio personnel. This pass gains access to the press box. Sideline access is only permitted for the last five minutes of the game.

Pertinent media information including forms, instructions and special media releases are available online 24 hours a day. Approved media outlets also have access to OU’s high-resolution image library for player and coaching staff action photos and mugs.

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Media Credentials

^ Bob Stoops’ weekly radio show takes place each Tuesday night during the season. Depending on the length of the workout, he may not be available for interviews after practice.

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Directions from OKC Airport Follow directions from airport terminal to Interstate 44. Travel west on I-44 (towards Lawton). Merge to I-240 east. Take exit 4A south on Interstate 35. Norman is 17 miles south of the airport. Once in Norman, exit I-35 at Lindsey Street. Turn left (east) at the top of the ramp onto Lindsey. Oklahoma Memorial Stadium is located approximately three miles east of I-35 on the corner of Asp and Lindsey (circled on map to right).

Directions from Dallas/Ft. Worth Travel north on Interstate 35 to Norman. Once in Norman, exit at Lindsey Street. Turn right (east) at the top of the ramp onto Lindsey. Oklahoma Memorial Stadium is located approximately three miles east of I-35 on the corner of Asp and Lindsey (circled on map to right).

Return to OKC Airport Drive I-35 north from Norman to I-240 west. Follow I-240 west to I-44 (I-240 automatically merges with I-44 just west of May Avenue). Take Exit 116B, Airport Road, exit on the left. Follow Airport Road west to Meridian Ave. Take the Meridian Avenue southbound exit and follow Meridian south approximately one mile to the airport.

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Stadium Quick Facts

Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium is one of America’s most recognized college football cathedrals. Situated on the east side of the Norman campus, this historical facility is the largest sports arena in the state and, following its recent expansion, now ranks among the 15 largest college football stadiums in the nation.

Stadium Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Field Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Owen Field Field . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Natural Grass Official Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82,112 First Year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1923 First Game at Site . . . . . . . . . Oct. 20, 1923 (OU 62, Washington, Mo. 7) Largest Crowd . . . . . . . 84,943 on Nov. 12, 2005 (OU 36, Texas A&M 30) OU’s Record at Stadium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 325-80-14 (.792) (1923-2005) Most Consecutive Wins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 (1947-1952)

With the expansion of Oklahoma Memorial Stadium to an official capacity of 82,112 and with every home game exceeding that capacity, Oklahoma set numerous attendance records in 2004. In fact, the 10 largest crowds in Memorial Stadium history have occured in the past two seasons.

The largest crowd ever to watch a game in the history of the state of Oklahoma jammed Memorial Stadium on November 13, 2004. The Sooners stormed past rival Nebraska, 30-3, in front of 84,916 fans. OU has compiled a 36-1 record at home (.972) under head coach Bob Stoops (1999-2004). Not coincidentally, those five seasons all rank at the top of the list for average home attendance

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Stadium Capacity Through the Years 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1957 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1949 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1929 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1925 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Oklahoma’s average attendance in 2004 for six home games was 84,532. OU ranked first in the Big 12 Conference and No. 9 in the nation in average attendance. Oklahoma ranked No. 4 in the nation in percent of stadium capacity filled for home games at 104 percent.

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The flagship stations for the network are 50,000-watt KOKC, AM 1520 and KRXO, 107.7 FM in Oklahoma City. In Tulsa, the Sooner Sports Radio Network broadcasts may be heard on 50,000-watt KFAQ, AM 1170. These three stations, along with more than 35 regional affiliates, carry Sooner Sports Talk with Bob Stoops on Tuesday nights, the Coaches Corner with Sooner Coordinators on Thursday evenings and Sooner Sports Today, which airs twice daily, five days per week throughout the season. Game Broadcasts Network broadcasts for all Sooner football games will begin 90 minutes prior to kickoff with a call-in segment. The show includes interviews with coaches and players plus a pre-game conversation with Bob Stoops. After the game, the Sooner Wrap-up features game highlights, player comments and a post-game interview show with Stoops and his assistant coaches. Sooner Sports Talk with Bob Stoops Each Tuesday throughout the season, Sooner Sports Talk provides fans with the opportunity to talk to OU head coach Bob Stoops. The statewide broadcasts air from 7:05-8 p.m. Central. Call toll free at (877) 600-6432. Coaches’ Corner Each Thursday throughout the season, Coaches Corner will feature OU assistant coaches on a statewide call-in show. The broadcast will air from 7:05-8 p.m. Central. Call toll free at (877) 600-6432. Sooner Sports Today This is a three-minute program that airs twice daily (Monday through Friday) on network affiliates. It features timely information and comments from Sooner players and coaches.

Sooner Football Television Sooner Football 2006 Sooner Sports Properties, in conjunction with SoonerVision, produces and syndicates the highly popular 60-minute replay/game highlight show. Broadcast each week following Sooner football games, Sooner Football 2006 features the dramatic plays and highlights of the game action with analysis and comments from Bob Stoops. Sooner Football 2006 airs on KAUT-TV UPN 43 in Oklahoma City, KWBTTV 19 in Tulsa, KSWO-TV 7 in Lawton and KOMI-TV 24 in Woodward. The show has additional airings during the week on cable affiliates around Oklahoma and the region. Check local listings or visit SoonerSports.com for a complete broadcast schedule. Inside Sooner Football with Bob Stoops This 30-minute video magazine gives an insider’s look at Sooner football. Inside Sooner Football with Bob Stoops airs on KWTV-9 in Oklahoma City, KWBT-TV 19 in Tulsa, KOMI-TV 24 in Woodward, KSWO-TV 7 in Lawton and Fox Sports Net Southwest. Each week throughout the season, Stoops previews the upcoming game and provides viewers a unique perspective with special features and profiles on Sooner football.

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2006 SEASON OUTLOOK The question marks of last fall might be this year’s exclamation points. After the National Football League draft claimed 10 OU stars, the 2005 season unfolded with plenty of unknowns, primarily because the team was so young. Bob Stoops and his charges, clinging to the head coach’s credo of, “no excuses,” ignored several apparent setbacks and forged ahead. The start was slow, but after the 2-3 beginning chemistry developed and inexperienced players gained confidence. The crescendo built to an impressive roar in the closing weeks and on the last night of the season, in a west coast stadium inhabited in the majority by hostile Oregon fans, a young team with plenty of reasons to do otherwise, vanquished the nation’s sixth-ranked team.

In doing so, Oklahoma regained the attention of a nation and positioned itself for a championship run in 2006. This bunch of Sooners, like its competitors, doesn’t necessarily have all of the bases covered. But as it looks toward the season ahead, it does so knowing that nothing would be more satisfying than to punctuate this campaign with a championship.

THE OFFENSE

If the 2005 season could be quantified on a growth chart, a measuring stick to the heavens might be appropriate. The unit that began the season and the one that finished had but one thing in common -- they both included 11 players.

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Beyond that, the similarities were hard to find. A young receiving corps impressed as its experience level grew closer to that of its talent, an offensive line seemingly devoid of chemistry developed into a solid unit and a stable of backs survived the lengthy mid-season absence of Adrian Peterson. That was the offense in ‘05. Many of the skill positions return intact led by Peterson and the team’s leading receiver, Malcolm Kelly. The line, for a second straight season, needs some retooling after the loss several starters. Fortunately, the list of young players is promising, and two incoming junior college players appear capable of providing immediate help.


RECEIVERS

While OU lost Davin Joseph, Chris Chester, Chris Bush and Kelvin Chaisson, all of whom started for a good chunk of the season, there are a number of returnees who earned starts.

Thompson started the opener last year and, as a fifth-year senior, is one of oldest players on the squad. His position of respect among teammates makes him a natural leader. On the field, he figures to flourish in an offense that might better suit his skill set. A speedster, Thompson gives OU a good run-throw option.

Three freshmen were on the field a lot for Oklahoma in Malcolm Kelly, Juaquin Iglesias and Manuel Johnson. Kelly topped the team in receptions (33) and yards (471). Iglesias was brilliant in clutch situations (caught the game-winner in the second overtime against Baylor) and Johnson is perhaps the fastest of the three.

Messner was the most consistent player on the line last season, earning his time at right tackle. He will anchor the line in 2006.

Paul Thompson moved back to the position from receiver when offseason personnel changes opened the starting job.

RUNNING BACKS

Other backs include Allen Patrick, a converted defensive back, who impressed with his speed and elusiveness last year, and Jacob Gutierrez. Gutierrez ran for 173 yards in the win over Baylor last season, but is coming back from off-season knee surgery.

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Otherwise, Patton will be evaluating returning players like Ben Barresi and Cameron Schacht, along with mid-year newcomer Sherrone Moore to see where they fit best. The addition of junior college standout Brandon Walker and several talented high school newcomers should solidify this group.

New line coach James Patton had just one returning starter among his five at Northwestern in 2005. He switched jobs, but not circumstances. He also welcomes back one at Oklahoma (Chris Messner) for his inaugural season with the Sooners, although the scenario is not nearly as bleak as it might appear.

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Oklahoma signed three quality backs in February in Chris Brown, Mossi Madu and DeMarco Murray. They fill depth after losing backups Kejuan Jones and Donta Hickson to graduation.

At tight end, the Sooners look to Joe Jon Finley as the lone returnee with game experience. Also back are redshirt freshmen Aaron Cummings and converted defensive end Brody Eldridge. The signing period yielded a gem in Jermaine Gresham.

Jon Cooper was outstanding in two starts at center until incurring an injury in game 10 that claimed him for the remainder of the season. He’ll be back and could be a front-runner in the middle.

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Adrian Peterson spent all or more than half of four games sidelined with an ankle injury, but still eclipsed 1,000 yards and rushed for more yardage than any other Big 12 running back. He will be back for his junior season hoping to remain injury free. As a freshman, he had more attempts than any other player in the country and finished second in the Heisman voting.

Depth is good at receiver, too, with the likes of Quentin Chaney, Fred Strong and Eric Huggins. Several gifted newcomers figure to make a run at playing time as well as the Sooners logged another solid year on the recruiting trail.

Two other returnees who saw significant time last season at tackle are Branndon Braxton, a starter in three games, and George “Duke” Robinson, a primary backup. Both are huge players who appear to have bright futures.

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At semester break, OU added junior college quarterback Joey Halzle, then the Sooners welcomed true freshman Sam Bradford. Hays McEachern also is in the mix.

Youth was served at receiver last year and, to borrow some street slang, that same group “served” several secondary units.

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At fullback, Oklahoma looks to Dane Zaslaw and Matt Clapp after losing four-year mainstay J.D. Runnels to graduation.

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In a season in which Oklahoma made a rare departure from the national rankings, the Sooner defense was probably underrated. With its customary speed and improved secondary play, OU’s defense ranked No. 4 against the rush and No. 13 in total yards. Similarly, in Big 12 play, the passing defense numbers were glowing. Gone from that unit are two key performers, DT Dusty Dvoracek and SLB Clint Ingram. Both played dynamic roles in production and with their emotional leadership. Still, Oklahoma returns a lot of speed and experience and should again feature a defense ranked among the nation’s leaders.

DEFENSIVE LINE

It wasn’t enough that Oklahoma lost defensive end Larry Birdine, projected by many as a first-team All-Big 12 player, to a torn biceps in August. The Sooners then lost one of their brightest prospects at the same position, John Williams, to a knee injury in the season opener. The defensive end position was decimated, right? In numbers, maybe. In performance, no way, thanks to C.J. Ah You and Calvin Thibodeaux.

It is not out of line to suggest that Oklahoma’s defensive end situation is as strong as any in the land. The tackle position took a hit with the loss of Dvoracek, who logged 45 career tackles for loss, the fifth-best total in school history. With Dvoracek and part-time starter Remi Ayodele wrapping up their eligibility, two of the Sooners’ four-man rotation was lost. Three other players have game experience in Carl Pendleton, Cory Bennett and Steven Coleman. Pendleton has been a starter for most of his first two years in Norman and he continues to become more and more dominant. Bennett is a budding standout who appears poised for a breakout season. Coleman has been a steady reserve. His physical maturation is impressive and he figures to press for more playing time in 2006. Newcomers and redshirts could play an important role. DeMarcus Granger, Cordero Moore and Brian Simmons redshirted last season and should be factors for OU. The arrival of Gerald McCoy, the nation’s No. 1 prospect at the position, adds yet another positive dimension.

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The team’s top tackler from a year ago, Rufus Alexander, resides here. He will hold down the weak side position and likely make a run at Oklahoma’s fifth Butkus Award. OU also returns its starter in the middle, Zach Latimer. He ranked second to Alexander in tackles for OU last season. The lone loss among the starters was on the strong side in the person of Clint Ingram. Nicknamed the “ball magnet” by Stoops, Ingram led the team in interceptions last season. The candidates to replace him and provide the depth at the other positions are many. Demarrio Pleasant started in Ingram’s place last season at UCLA when the latter was slowed by an injury. Curtis Lofton played last season as a true freshman and will play a more prominent role this time around. Lofton and Ryan Reynolds, who will miss the first half of the season with a knee injury, were two-thirds of a heralded recruiting class at the position. The other, Lamont Robinson, redshirted last season.

Ah You was the consensus league defensive newcomer of the year, while Thibodeaux, who entered the campaign with two career sacks, logged a team-leading 10. Both are back along with Birdine and Williams, redshirt freshmen Brody Eldridge and Auston English and Alonzo Dotson, who sat out last season.

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But there were others, and now OU has a talented and more seasoned group along with another talented group of newcomers.

At free safety, starter Darien Williams returns along with sophomore Nic Harris, who made two starts last season as a true freshman. The athletic quality in the secondary is on the rise. The Sooners have speed at the corners and a physical approach at safety that should compliment nicely.

SPECIAL TEAMS

Garrett Hartley won the placekicking job late in his true freshman season. As a sophomore in 2005, he showed off a big leg that was particularly effective in the kickoff role. In 62 kickoffs, his average boot, including squibs and sky kicks, traveled 58.5 yards and 32 went for touchbacks.

Other corner candidates include Marcus Walker, Brian Jackson and converted receiver Lendy Holmes. At safety, look for veteran Jason Carter and redshirt freshman Keenan Clayton in the strong position.

Hartley made 14-of-22 field goals in 2005 with four of his misses coming from beyond 40 yards. His 52-yarder against Texas was the longest by a Sooner in the 100-year history of that rivalry.

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Reggie Smith led the team last season in kickoff returns (18) and kickoff return yards (20.9). He is a likely choice to get one of the two spots. The other could go to Allen Patrick. The running back got four tries last season and averaged 17.2 yards per return. The punt returns were handled by three players last season. The only one of those returning is Lendy Holmes, who averaged 5.9 yards on seven attempts. Smith will get a look at the position and others may give it a go as well. At deep snapper, Oklahoma looks to replace four-year mainstay Jacob Rice. True freshman tight end Eric Mensik did some long snapping in high school. Another candidate is walk-on Derek Shaw. QB Hays McEachern took over the holding duties late in 2006, but not until the final game of the season. He is back and provides OU with a steady ball-handler and someone with good athletic skill.

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Smith spent the spring moving to cornerback and was impressive. He figures to get one of the starting jobs. On the other side is D.J. Wolfe. He started 11 games and pulled down two interceptions last season. A running back upon his arrival at OU, Wolfe made a smooth transition to the secondary.

Competition will be keen for both the kickoff and punt return positions, but there are several players who bring strong credentials.

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It is an exciting prospect for a secondary that in Big 12 games last season ranked No. 1 in completion percentage defense, No. 2 in passing efficiency defense and No. 3 in passing yardage.

As with most teams, the discussion regarding special teams typically starts with the kicking game. It’s a 50-50 proposition for the Sooners heading in to 2006. The placekicker enters this third season as the starter, while the punting job will go to a player that has never before played in an OU game.

Oklahoma looks for a new punter in 2006. The candidates include Hartley, who punted in high school; Mike Knall and junior college transfer Michael Cohen.

THE SOONERS

Only at the receiver positions did Oklahoma utilize more of its talented young players than it did in the defensive backfield in 2005. The most notable was Reggie Smith, who, as a true freshman, spent most of the season as the OU starter at strong safety.

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Player Pos. Gresham, Jermaine . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE Jackson, Brian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB Smith, Reggie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB Murray, DeMarco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB Kelly, Malcolm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR Nelson, Jonathan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB Harris, Nic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB Carter, Jason . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB Johnson, Manuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR Caleb, Brandon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR Reynolds, Ryan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB Iglesias, Juaquin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR Hartley, Garrett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . K Halzle, Joey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . QB Holmes, Lendy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB Thompson, Paul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR Madu, Mossis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB Knall, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . P Bradford, Sam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . QB Whitson, Carter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR Franks, Dominique . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB Hardison, Jermaine . . . . . . . . . . . . WR McEachern, Hays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . QB Baker, Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB Huggins, Eric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR Carter, Cortney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB Finley, Joe Jon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE Carter, Quinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB Gutierrez, Jacob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB Clayton, Keenan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB English, Russell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR Patrick, Allen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB Brown, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB Walker, Marcus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB Wolfe, D.J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB Bowers, Brett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB Chilcoat, Justen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR Bothun, Garrett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR Peterson, Adrian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB Heath, Brad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FB Westbrook, Wesley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . P Dixon, Dan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB Robinson, Lamont . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB Cohen, Michael . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . P Custar, Lance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FB Berry, James . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR English, Auston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE Felty, Matt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB Clapp, Matt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FB Weyand, Ben . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE Smith, Jake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB Emmert, Jace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FB Cox, Collin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR Lofton, Curtis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB Zaslaw, Dane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB Gove, Derek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB Williams, Darien . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S

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Athlete (Letters) Ah You, C.J.* Alexander, Rufus** Bailey, Curtis Baker, Lewis** Barresi, Ben Beal, Jeremy Beeler, Chase Bennett, Cory* Berry, James Birdine, Larry*** Blackard, Billy Bothun, Garrett Bowers, Brett Bradford, Sam Brandon, Cory Braxton, Branndon* Brown, Chris Caleb, Brandon Carter, Cortney Carter, Jason*** Carter, Quinton Chaney, Quentin* Chilcoat, Justen Clapp, Matt* Clayton, Keenan Cohen, Michael Coleman, Steven** Cooper, Jon* Cox, Collin Crow, Brandon Cummings, Aaron Custar, Lance Davis, Alan* Dixon, Dan Dotson, Alonzo Eldridge, Brody Emmert, Jace English, Auston English, Russell Felty, Matt Finley, Joe Jon** Franks, Dominque Gove, Derek Granger, DeMarcus Gresham, Jermaine Gutierrez, Jacob** Halzle, Joey Hardison, Jermaine Hardeman, Graygory Harris, Nic* Hartley, Garrett** Heath, Brad Hesse, Brock Holmes, Lendy* Huggins, Eric Iglesias, Juaquin* Jackson, Brian

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Ht 6-4 6-1 6-7 6-2 6-5 6-2 6-4 6-2 6-0 6-3 6-3 5-9 5-11 6-4 6-6 6-6 5-10 6-1 5-10 5-10 6-1 6-5 6-1 6-2 6-2 5-10 6-4 6-2 6-1 6-2 6-4 6-0 6-2 5-11 6-4 6-5 6-1 6-3 5-8 6-2 6-6 6-0 5-9 6-3 6-7 5-6 6-4 6-3 6-3 6-3 5-9 6-3 6-0 6-1 6-3 6-1 6-1

Wt 272 231 340 210 312 243 275 275 180 258 281 173 194 200 265 318 192 194 180 199 185 208 190 242 216 180 310 278 185 215 240 228 250 200 252 248 230 250 170 220 244 178 185 294 230 186 201 209 225 218 186 230 220 196 200 198 190

Yr Hometown (Last School) Sr. Highland, Utah (Snow College) Sr. Baton Rouge, La. (Christian Life Acad.) Fr. Dallas, Texas (Carter HS) Jr. Carrollton, Texas (Hebron HS) RFr. Edmond, Okla. (North HS) Fr. Carrollton, Texas (Creekview HS) Fr. Jenks, Okla. (Jenks HS) So. San Antonio, Texas (Roosevelt HS) So. Yukon, Okla. (Southwest Covenant) Sr. Lawton, Okla. (Eisenhower HS) RFr. Claremore, Okla. (Claremore HS) Jr. Rowlett, Texas (Rowlett HS) So. Jacksonville, Fla. (Trinity Christian) Fr. Oklahoma City, Okla. (PC North HS) Fr. Corsicana, Texas (Corsicana HS) So. Youngstown, Ohio (Ursuline HS) Fr. Alexandria, Va. (Alexandria HS) Fr. Atlanta, Ga. (Fort Union Military Acad.) So. Dallas, Texas (Duncanville HS) Sr. Tulsa, Okla. (Jenks HS) Fr. Las Vegas, Nev. (Cheyenne HS) So. Tulsa, Okla. (Washington HS) So. Midwest City, Okla. (Midwest City HS) So. Phoenix, Ariz. (Paradise Valley HS) RFr. Sulphur Springs, Texas (Sulphur Springs) Jr. Houston, Texas (Kilgore College) Jr. Dallas, Texas (Skyline HS) So. Fort Collins, Colo. (Fort Collins HS) RFr. Rowlett, Texas (Rowlett HS) Fr. Comanche, Okla. (Comanche HS) RFr. Marlow, Okla. (Bray-Doyle HS) RFr. Norman, Okla. (Norman HS) So. Colleyville, Texas (Heritage HS) Sr. Tulsa, Okla. (Cornell University) Jr. Alief, Texas (Hastings HS) RFr. La Cygne, Kan. (Prairie View HS) Jr. Streetman, Texas (Navarro CC) So. Canadian, Texas (Canadian HS) So. Dallas, Texas (Highland Park HS) RFr. Tulsa, Okla. (Jenks HS) Jr. Arlington, Texas (Arlington HS) Fr. Tulsa, Okla. (Union HS) RFr. Carrollton, Texas (Creekview HS) RFr. Dallas, Texas (Kimball HS) Fr. Ardmore, Okla. (Ardmore HS) Jr. San Antonio, Texas (Madison HS) So. Huntington Beach, Calif. (Golden West CC) Jr. Midwest City, Okla. (Midwest City HS) RFr. Madisonville, Texas (Madisonville HS) So. Alexandria, La. (Alexandria HS) Jr. Southlake, Texas (Southlake Carroll HS) Jr. Bedford, Texas (Bell HS) RFr. Mequite, Texas (Poteet HS) So. Dallas , Texas  (South Oak Cliff HS) RFr. Conway, S.C. (Conway HS) So. Killeen, Texas (Killeen HS) RFr. De Soto, Texas (De Soto HS)


OKLAHOMA ROSTER

Juaquin Iglesias . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WAH-keen Laenar Nixon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LUH-nar Demarrio Pleasant . . . . . . . . . . . DUH-mar-ee-oh

1950

Numerical Roster

o. N 42 43 44 45 46 48 49 50 51 53 55 56 57 58 60 62 64 65 66 68 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 85 86 87 88 89 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99

Player Pos. Alexander, Rufus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB Ngo, Pierre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB Beal, Jeremy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB Hardeman, Graygory . . . . . . . . . . . . DE Latimer, Zach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB Crow, Brandon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB Pleasant, Ian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB Cooper, Jon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL Pleasant, Demarrio . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB Petersen, Kyle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB Johnson, Kyle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB Sheets, Nathan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FB Hesse, Brock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB Thibodeaux, Calvin . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE Bailey, Curtis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL Jimoh, Tola . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL Williams, Trent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL Barresi, Ben . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL White, Jesse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL Pendleton, Carl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DT Brandon, Cory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL Schacht, Cameron . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL Robinson, George . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL Walker, Brandon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL Simmons, Brian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL Beeler, Chase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL Braxton, Branndon . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL Moore, Sherrone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL Blackard, Billy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DL Messner, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL Tennell, Adron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR Strong, Fred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR Nixon, Laenar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE Eldridge, Brody . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE Chaney, Quentin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR Johnson, Tim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE Smith, Kolby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE Taylor, Adrian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE Cummings, Aaron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE Mensik, Eric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE Moore, Cordero . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DT Poynter, Jonathan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE Coleman, Steven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DT Dotson, Alonzo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE Birdine, Larry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE McCoy, Gerald . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DT Macon, Pryce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DT Davis, Alan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE Granger, DeMarcus . . . . . . . . . . . . . DT Bennett, Cory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DT Williams, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE Ah You, C.J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE

Cameron Schacht . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SHOT Adron Tennell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TUH-nell Calvin Thibodeaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TIB-uh-doh

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

HISTORY

C.J. Ah You . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I-you Ben Barresi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BUH-ree-see Joey Halzle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HALLS-lee

Hometown (Last School) Tulsa, Okla. (Union HS) Konawa, Okla. (Konawa HS) Gilmer, Texas (Gilmer HS) Homewood, Ill. (Northeast Okla. A&M) Longview, Texas (Longview HS) Scottsdale, Ariz. (Chaparral HS) Denver, Colo. (Gateway HS) Kingfisher, Okla. (Kingfisher HS) Corpus Cristi, Texas (Carroll HS) Norman, Okla. (Norman HS) Oklahoma City, Okla. (Southeast HS) Austin, Texas (Austin HS) Rosenberg, Texas (Terry HS) Frederick, Okla. (Frederick HS) Mesquite, Texas (Horn HS) Derby, Kan. (Butler County CC) Las Vegas, Nev. (Bishop Gorman HS) Muskogee, Okla. (Hillsdale HS) Mansfield, Texas (Summitt HS) Miami, Fla. (Carol City HS) Conway, S.C. (Independence CC) Sapulpa, Okla. (Sapulpa HS) Plano, Texas (Plano West HS) Palestine, Texas (Palestine HS) Lewisville , Texas (Lewisville HS) Alexandria, Va. (West Hills CC) Irving, Texas (MacArthur HS) Las Vegas, Nev. (Bishop Gormon Acad.) Atlanta, Ga. (Washington HS) Salem, N.J. (Salem HS) Coppell, Texas (Coppell HS) Friendswood, Texas (Friendswood HS) Raleigh, N.C. (Hargrave Acad.) Broken Arrow, Okla. (Union HS) Pender, Neb. (Pender HS) Edmond, Okla. (Sante Fe HS) Austin, Texas (Stephen F. Austin HS) Mansfield, Texas (Mansfield HS) Irving, Texas (Irving HS) Houston, Texas (Westbury HS) Leander, Texas (Leander HS) Detroit, Mich. (Coffeyville HS) Waco, Texas (Waco HS) Lawton, Okla. (MacArthur HS) Frisco, Texas (Frisco HS) Denver, Colo. (Mullen HS) Broken Arrow, Okla. (Broken Arrow HS) Mesquite, Texas (North Mesquite HS) Houston, Texas (Lamar HS) Longview, Texas (Longview HS) Lawton, Okla. (Eisenhower HS) Edmond, Okla. (Memorial HS)

SEASON REVIEW

Yr RFr. So. So. Jr. So. So. Sr. So. Fr. Fr. Fr. So. Fr. Sr. RFr. Jr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Sr. Jr. Jr. So. Jr. Jr. Jr. RFr. So. So. RFr. So. RFr. RFr. RFr. So. So. So. Fr. Fr. Sr. Sr. So. Jr. RFr. RFr. RFr. RFr. Jr. Jr. Fr. Jr. Jr.

THE SOONERS

Wt 230 190 176 265 214 182 232 238 258 190 305 180 231 280 297 300 183 210 180 214 195 285 210 215 225 216 190 230 332 225 255 210 285 215 230 199 202 280 200 255 210 315 197 180 235 287 190 197 260 290 200 242

COACHING STAFF

Athlete (Letters) Pos. Ht Jimoh, Tola DT 6-0 Johnson, Kyle LS 5-11 Johnson, Manuel* WR 5-11 Johnson, Tim DE 6-5 Kelly, Malcolm* WR 6-4 Knall, Mike P 5-9 Latimer, Zach*** LB 6-2 Lofton, Curtis* LB 6-1 Macon, Pryce DT 6-1 Madu, Mossis RB 6-1 McCoy, Gerald DT 6-4 McEachern, Hays* QB 5-11 Mensik, Eric TE 6-5 Messner, Chris** OL 6-6 Moore, Cordero DT 6-3 Moore, Sherrone OL 6-4 Murray, DeMarco RB 6-0 Ngo, Pierre LB 5-11 Nelson, Jonathan DB 6-1 Nixon, Laenar DE 6-3 Patrick, Allen* RB 6-1 Pendleton, Carl** DT 6-5 Petersen, Kyle LB 6-2 Peterson, Adrian** RB 6-2 Pleasant, Demarrio** LB 6-2 Pleasant, Ian LB 5-11 Poynter, Jonathan TE 6-1 Reynolds, Ryan* LB 6-2 Robinson, George* OL 6-5 Robinson, Lamont LB 6-1 Schacht, Cameron OL 6-4 Sheets, Nathan FB 5-10 Simmons, Brian OL 6-4 Smith, Jake LB 6-2 Smith, Kolby TE 6-4 Smith, Reggie* DB 6-1 Strong, Fred WR 6-1 Taylor, Adrian DE 6-5 Tennell, Adron WR 6-5 Thibodeaux, Calvin*** DE 6-1 Thompson, Paul*** WR 6-4 Walker, Brandon OL 6-3 Walker, Marcus** DB 5-10 Westbrook, Wesley P 5-11 Weyand, Ben DE 6-3 White, Jesse OL 6-1 Whitson, Carter WR 5-11 Williams, Darien** DB 5-10 Williams, John* DE 6-5 Williams, Trent OL 6-5 Wolfe, D.J.** DB 5-11 Zaslaw, Dane* FB 6-1

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No. 62 55 6 85 4 13 46 40 94 13 93 16 88 79 89 77 3 43 4 82 23 68 53 28 51 49 89 8 72 30 71 56 74 35 85 3 81 86 80 58 12 73 24 29 34 66 14 41 98 64 25 40  

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7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

PRESEASON DEPTH CHART

66

OFFENSE

DEFENSE

WR

8 4 Quentin Chaney* 17 Eric Huggins

6-5 6-4

208 190

So. RFr.

DE

5 8 Calvin Thibodeaux*** 92 Larry Birdine*** 91 Alonzo Dotson

6-1 6-3 6-4

255 258 252

Sr. Sr. Jr.

LT

7 9 Chris Messner*** 72 George Robinson*

6-6 6-5

280 332

Sr. So.

DT

6 8 Carl Pendleton** 96 DeMarcus Granger

6-5 6-3

285 294

Jr. RFr.

LG

72 George Robinson* 77 Sherrone Moore

6-5 6-4

332 300

So. Jr.

DT

9 7 Cory Bennett* 90 Steven Coleman*

6-2 6-4

275 310

So. Jr.

C

50 Jon Cooper* 71 Cameron Schacht

6-2 6-4

278 255

So. So.

DE

9 9 C.J. Ah You* 92 Larry Birdine***

6-4 6-3

272 258

Sr. Sr.

RG

74 Brian Simmons 77 Sherrone Moore

6-4 6-4

285 300

RFr. Jr.

SLB

5 1 Demarrio Pleasant** 16 Lewis Baker*

6-2 6-2

225 210

Jr. So.

RT

76 Branndon Braxton* 79 Chris Messner***

6-6 6-6

318 280

So. Sr.

MLB

4 6 Zach Latimer** 40 Curtis Lofton*

6-2 6-1

232 238

Sr. So.

TE

19 Joe Jon Finley** 83 Brody Eldridge

6-6 6-5

244 248

So. RFr.

WLB

4 2 Rufus Alexander*** 16 Lewis Baker*

6-1 6-2

231 210

Sr. So.

WR

4 Malcolm Kelly* 17 Eric Huggins

6-4 6-4

214 190

So. RFr.

CB

3 Reggie Smith* 26 Brett Bowers

6-1 5-11

199 194

So. So.

QB

12 Paul Thompson 11 Joey Halzle

6-4 6-4

210 201

Sr. So.

SS

6 Jason Carter*** 22 Keenan Clayton

5-10 6-2

199 216

Sr. RFr.

RB

2 8 Adrian Peterson** 23 Allen Patrick* 21 Gutierrez, Jacob**

6-2 6-1 5-6

218 195 186

Jr. Jr. Jr.

FS

4 1 Darien Williams* 5 Nic Harris*

5-10 6-3

197 218

So. So.

FB

4 0 Dane Zaslaw 34 Matt Clapp

6-0 6-1

242 242

Jr. So.

CB

2 5 D.J. Wolfe* 11 Lendy Holmes*

5-11 6-1

200 196

Jr. So.

SL

9 Juaquin Iglesias* 6 Manuel Johnson*

6-1 5-11

198 176

So. So.

NB

11 Lendy Holmes

6-1

196

So.

KR

3 Reggie Smith* 23 Allen Patrick*

6-1 6-1

199 195

So. Jr.

LS

88 Eric Mensik

6-5

231

Fr.

16 Hays McEachern

5-11

180

So.

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SPECIAL TEAMS K

10 Garrett Hartley*

5-9

186

So.

P

1 3 Mike Knall 31 Michael Cohen

5-9 5-10

182 180

Jr. Jr.

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PRESEASON AWARDS & HONORS

ADRIAN PETERSON

The Sporting News Best Coach in the Big 12

C.J. AH YOU

The Sporting News Top Defensive Ends – No. 11 The Sporting News Preseason first-team All-Big 12 Athlon Sports Preseason third-team All-Big 12 Street and Smith’s Preseason All-American, second team 2006 Hendricks Award Preseason Watch List

RUFUS ALEXANDER

2006 Athlon Sports All-America Defense Team Member The Sporting News Biggest Hitters List The Sporting News Top Outside Linebackers – No. 2 The Sporting News Preseason first-team All-Big 12 The Sporting News Defensive Player of the Year in the Big 12 Street and Smith’s Preseason All-American, second team Athlon Sports Preseason first-team All-Big 12 2006 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Preseason Watch List 2006 Chuck Bednarik Preseason Watch List

ADRON TENNELL

Athlon Sports Top 20 Big 12 Impact Newcomers – No. 9

CALVIN THIBODEAUX

Athlon Sports Preseason second-team All-Big 12

BRANDON WALKER

2006 Hendricks Award Preseason Watch List Athlon Sports Preseason first-team All-Big 12

JERMAINE GRESHAM

Athlon Sports Top 20 Big 12 Impact Newcomers – No. 7

The Sporting News Preseason second-team All-Big 12

MALCOLM KELLY

The Sporting News Newcomers to Watch

D.J. WOLFE

The Sporting News Preseason second-team All-Big 12 Athlon Sports Preseason second-team All-Big 12

THE SOONERS

ZACH LATIMER

Athlon Sports Preseason second-team All-Big 12

GERALD MCCOY

CSTV / Tom Lemming Impact Newcomers in the Big 12 The Sporting News Newcomers to Watch The Sporting News Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year Athlon Sports Top 20 Big 12 Impact Newcomers – No. 1

SEASON REVIEW

CHRIS MESSNER

Athlon Sports Preseason second-team All-Big 12

CARL PENDLETON

Athlon Sports third-team All-Big 12

GEORGE ROBINSON

COACHING STAFF

LARRY BIRDINE

2006 Athlon Sports All-America Offense Team Member ESPN Best Running Backs in the Nation 2006 Maxwell Award Preseason Watch List College Sports Television (CBS) No. 1 Running Back The Sporting News Heisman Watch The Sporting News Top Running Backs – No. 1 The Sporting News Preseason first-team All-Big 12 The Sporting News Offensive Player of the Year in the Big 12 Athlon Sports Heisman Contenders: The A-List Athlon Sports Preseason first-team All-Big 12 ESPN Top Running Backs (No. 1) Street and Smith’s Preseason All-American, first team Maxwell Award Preseason Watch List Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook All-America Team

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BOOMER S OONER

HEAD COACH BOB STOOPS

Athlon Sports Rising Star

REGGIE SMITH

Athlon Sports Preseason third-team All-Big 12 Athlon Sports Preseason first-team Defense All-Big 12 Athlon Sports Preseason third-team Specialist All-Big 12

ADRIAN PETERSON HISTORY

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OKLAHOMA COACHES & STAFF

Bob Stoops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Head Coach (Eighth Season) Brent Venables . . . . . . . . Assoc. Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator/LB Bobby Jack Wright . . . . . Asst. Head Coach/Co-Defensive Coordinator/DB Kevin Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Offensive Coordinator/TE & FB Cale Gundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Recruiting Coordinator/RB Kevin Sumlin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Co-Offensive Coordinator/WR Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Quarterbacks James Patton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Offensive Line Jackie Shipp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebackers Chris Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Defensive Ends Jerry Schmidt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Director of Sports Enhancement Matt McMillen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Administrative Coordinator Merv Johnson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Director of Football Operations Greg Tipton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Director of Athletics Equipment Scott Anderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Head Athletics Trainer Scott Kolok . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Rodney Rideau . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Casey Glenn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Graduate Assistant Coach Zac Spavital . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Graduate Assistant Coach

LAST SEASON IN REVIEW

2005 Final Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-4 Conference Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-2 (T-No. 2, Big 12 South) Postseason Bowl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pacific Life Holiday Bowl Postseason Result . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 17, Oregon 14 Final Ranking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No. 22 (AP, USA Today Coaches)

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

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SOONERS AT A GLANCE WHAT RETURNS

By percentage, what returns from last season: Rushing Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71% Passing Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.4% Receiving Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61.1% Punt Return Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18.5% Kick Return Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73.1% Interceptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46.2% Scoring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81.4% Total Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88.7% All-Purpose Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66.5% Field Goals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100% Punting Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0% Tackles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76.3% Tackles for Loss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67.2% Sacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77.8% Fumble Recoveries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80.0%

OFFENSIVE LETTERMEN RETURNING (16)

OL Branndon Braxton, WR Quentin Chaney, FB Matt Clapp, OL Jon Cooper, TE Joe Jon Finley, RB Jacob Gutierrez, WR Juaquin Iglesias, WR Manuel Johnson, WR Malcolm Kelly, QB Hays McEachern, OL Chris Messner, RB Allen Patrick, RB Adrian Peterson, OL George Robinson, WR Paul Thompson, FB Dane Zaslaw

DEFENSIVE LETTERMEN RETURNING (19)

DE C.J. Ah You, LB Rufus Alexander, LB Lewis Baker, DE Larry Birdine, DB Jason Carter, DT Steven Coleman, DE Alan Davis, DB Nic Harris, DB Lendy Holmes (converted from WR), LB Zach Latimer, LB Curtis Lofton, DT Carl Pendleton, LB Ryan Reynolds, DB Reggie Smith, DE Calvin Thibodeaux, DB Marcus Walker, DB Darien Williams, DE John Williams, DB D.J. Wolfe

SPECIALIST LETTERMEN RETURNING (2) K Garrett Hartley, H Hays McEachern

LETTERMEN LOST (22)

DT Remi Ayodele, DB Eric Bassey, QB Rhett Bomar, OL Chris Bush, OL Kelvin Chaisson, OL Chris Chester, FB Russell Dennison, DT Dusty Dvoracek, P Cody Freeby, RB Donta Hickson, LB Clint Ingram, RB Kejuan Jones, OL Davin Joseph, DB Chijioke Onyenegecha, DB Jowahn Poteat, OL J.D. Quinn, WR Jejuan Rankins, OL Brett Rayl, LS Jacob Rice, TE Willie Roberts, FB J.D. Runnels, WR Travis Wilson

PLAYERS WHO REDSHIRTED IN 2005 (25)

OL Ben Barresi, DT Billy Blackard, DB Keenan Clayton, WR Collin Cox, TE Aaron Cummings, FB Lance Custar, TE Brody Eldridge, LB Matt Felty, RB Derek Gove, DT DeMarcus Granger, DE Graygory Hardeman, LB Brock Hesse, WR Eric Huggins, DB Brian Jackson, DT Tola Jimoh, DT Cordero Moore, TE Jonathan Poynter, LB Lamont Robinson, FB Nathan Sheets, OL Brian Simmons, LB Jake Smith, P Wesley Westbrook, DE Ben Weyand, OL Jesse White, WR Carter Whitson

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SOONERS AT A GLANCE Personnel listed with eligibility as it will be entering upcoming season: Seniors (12) DE C.J. Ah You, LB Rufus Alexander, DE Larry Birdine, DB Jason Carter, DB John Dailey, DB Dan Dixon, LB Jonathan Jordan, LB Zach Latimer, OL Chris Messner, DE Laenar Nixon, DE Calvin Thibodeaux, WR Paul Thompson

STARTERS

Starters returning and starters lost from last season:

RETURNING STATISTICAL LEADERS

Rushing Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adrian Peterson (1,104) Passing Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Thompson (109) Receiving Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Malcolm Kelly (471) Punt Return Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lendy Holmes (41) Kickoff Return Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reggie Smith (377) Interceptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . D.J. Wolfe and Reggie Smith (2) Scoring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adrian Peterson (84) Total Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adrian Peterson (1,108) All-Purpose Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adrian Peterson (1,154) Field Goals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Garrett Hartley (14-22) Punting Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . None Tackles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rufus Alexander (102) Tackles for Loss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Calvin Thibodeaux (17) Sacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Calvin Thibodeaux (10)

NON-RETURNING STATISTICAL LEADERS

Rushing Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kejuan Jones (280) Passing Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rhett Bomar (2,018) Receiving Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Travis Wilson (310) Punt Return Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jejuan Rankins (170) Kickoff Return Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Travis Wilson (168) Interceptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clint Ingram (5) Scoring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kejuan Jones (24) Total Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rhett Bomar (2,198) All-Purpose Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Travis Wilson (539) Field Goals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . None Punting Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cody Freeby (3,004) Tackles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clint Ingram (61) Tackles for Loss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dusty Dvoracek (18) Sacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clint Ingram (5)

HISTORY

Offensive Starters Returning (11) OL Branndon Braxton, OL Jon Cooper, TE Joe Jon Finley, RB Jacob Gutierrez, WR Juaquin Iglesias, WR Manuel Johnson, WR Malcolm Kelly, TE James Moses, RB Allen Patrick, RB Adrian Peterson, WR Paul Thompson

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True Freshmen (20) OL Curtis Bailey, LB Jeremy Beal, OL Chase Beeler, QB Sam Bradford, OL Cory Brandon, RB Chris Brown, WR Brandon Caleb, DB Quinton Carter, LB Brandon Crow, DB Dominique Franks, TE Jermaine Gresham, DT Pryce Macon, RB Mossis Madu, DT Gerald McCoy, TE Eric Mensik, RB DeMarco Murray, DB Jonathan Nelson, DE Adrian Taylor, WR Adron Tennell, OL Trent Williams

Specialist Starters Lost (2) P Cody Freeby, LS Jacob Rice

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Redshirt Freshmen (25) OL Ben Barresi, DT Billy Blackard, DB Keenan Clayton, WR Collin Cox, TE Aaron Cummings, FB Lance Custar, TE Brody Eldridge, LB Matt Felty, RB Derek Gove, DT DeMarcus Granger, DE Graygory Hardeman, LB Brock Hesse, WR Eric Huggins, DB Brian Jackson, DT Tola Jimoh, DT Cordero Moore, TE Jonathan Poynter, LB Lamont Robinson, FB Nathan Sheets, OL Brian Simmons, LB Jake Smith, P Wesley Westbrook, DE Ben Weyand, OL Jesse White, WR Carter Whitson

Specialist Starters Returning (2) K Garrett Hartley, H Hays McEachern

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Sophomores (31) DT Cory Bennett, WR James Berry, DB Brett Bowers, OL Branndon Braxton, DB Cortney Carter, WR Quentin Chaney, WR Justen Chilcoat, FB Matt Clapp, OL Jon Cooper, DE Alan Davis, DE Auston English, WR Russell English, QB Joey Halzle, DB Nic Harris, DB Lendy Holmes, WR Juaquin Iglesias, LS Kyle Johnson, WR Manuel Johnson, WR Malcolm Kelly, P Mike Knall, LB Curtis Lofton, QB Hays McEachern, LB Kyle Peterson, LB Ryan Reynolds, OL George Robinson, OL Cameron Schacht, TE Kolby Smith, DB Reggie Smith, WR Fred Strong, K Ryan Thompson, OL Brandon Walker

Defensive Starters Lost (5) DT Remi Ayodele, DB Eric Bassey, DT Dusty Dvoracek, LB Clint Ingram, DB Chijioke Onyenegecha

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Juniors (24) LB Lewis Baker, WR Garrett Bothun, P Michael Cohen, DT Steven Coleman, DE Alonzo Dotson, FB Jace Emmert, TE Joe Jon Finley, RB Jacob Gutierrez, WR Jermaine Hardison, K Garrett Hartley, FB Brad Heath, DE Tim Johnson, OL Sherrone Moore, LB Pierre Ngo, RB Allen Patrick, DE Carl Pendleton, RB Adrian Peterson, LB Demarrio Pleasant, LB Ian Pleasant, DB Marcus Walker, DB Darien Williams, DE John Williams, RB D.J. Wolfe, FB Dane Zaslaw

Defensive Starters Returning (12) DE C.J. Ah You, LB Rufus Alexander, LB Lewis Baker, DT Cory Bennett, DB Jason Carter, DB Nic Harris, LB Zach Latimer, LB Demarrio Pleasant, DB Reggie Smith, DE Calvin Thibodeaux, DB Darien Williams, DB D.J. Wolfe

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SOONERS BY CLASS

Offensive Starters Lost (11) QB Rhett Bomar, OL Chris Bush, OL Kelvin Chaisson, OL Chris Chester, RB Donta Hickson, RB Kejuan Jones, OL Davin Joseph, OL J.D. Quinn, WR Jejuan Rankins, FB J.D. Runnels, WR Travis Wilson

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2006 OPPONENT INFORMATION

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Oklahoma returns to a 12-game schedule in 2006, which includes six home games in Norman. UAB, Washington, Middle Tennessee, Iowa State, Colorado and Texas Tech highlight the schedule in Norman. The Sooners play two Pac-10 teams in the regular season for the first time since 1988 (Arizona and Southern Cal) and match up with UAB and Middle Tennes-

see for the first time in history. The non-conference schedule also features a meeting with Oregon for the third time in three seasons. Included in the conference schedule is the traditional rivalry at the Cotton Bowl against Texas as well as the return of Big 12 North teams Iowa State, Colorado and Missouri to the Sooners’ slate after a two-year hiatus.

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UAB Blazers Game: Sept. 2 at Norman, Okla. Series: 0-0 Last Meeting: First meeting.

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Oregon Ducks Game: Sept. 16 at Eugene, Ore. Series: 6-0, Oklahoma Last Meeting: 17-14, OU (12/29/05)

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Media Relations Contact: David Williford diw@uoregon.edu GoDucks.com (541) 346-2251

Media Relations Contact: John Bianco jbianco@mail.utexas.edu TexasSports.com (512) 471-1346

Media Relations Contact: David Plati david.plati@colorado.edu CUBuffs.com (303) 492-5626

at Texas A&M

Texas A&M Aggies Game: Nov. 4 at College Station Series: 14-10, Oklahoma Last Meeting: 36-30, OU (11/12/05)

Media Relations Contact: Tom Kroeschell tkroesch@iastate.edu Cyclones.com (515) 294-3372

at Missouri

Missouri Tigers Game: Oct. 28 at Columbia, Mo. Series: 62-23-5, Oklahoma Last Meeting: 34-13, OU (10/18/03)

Media Relations Contact: Chad Moller mollerc@missouri.edu MUTigers.com (573) 882-0712

10 Texas Tech Media Relations Contact: Alan Cannon acannon@athletics.tamu.edu AggieAthletics.com (979) 845-0563

11 at Baylor Baylor Bears Game: Nov. 18 at Waco, Texas Series: 15-0, Oklahoma Last Meeting: 37-30 (2OT), OU (10/22/2005)

Media Relations Contact: Mark Owens owens@goblueraiders.com GoBlueRaiders.com (615) 898-5057

Iowa State

Iowa State Cyclones Game: Oct. 14 at Norman, Okla. Series: 65-5-2, Oklahoma Last Meeting: 53-7, OU (10/04/03)

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Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Game: Sept. 23 at Norman, Okla. Series: 0-0 First meeting.

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Colorado Buffaloes Game: Oct. 21 at Norman, Okla. Series: 38-16-2, Oklahoma Last Meeting: 42-3, OU (12/04/04)

Washington Huskies Game: Sept. 9 at Norman, Okla. Series: 1-0, Washington Last Meeting: 28-17, Washington (1/1/85)

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Texas Longhorns Game: Oct. 7 at Dallas, Texas Series: 56-39-5, UT Last Meeting: 45-12, Texas (10/08/05)

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Washington

Texas Tech Red Raiders Game: Nov. 11 at Norman, Okla. Series: 10-3, Oklahoma Last Meeting: 23-21, Texas Tech (11/19/05)

Media Relations Contact: Chris Cook chris.cook@ttu.edu TexasTech.com (806) 742-2770

12 at Oklahoma State Media Relations Contact: Nick Joos nicholas_joos@baylor.edu BaylorBears.com (254) 710-3538

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Oklahoma State Cowboys Game: Nov. 25 at Stillwater, Okla. Series: 77-16-7, Oklahoma Last Meeting: 42-14, OU (11/26/05)

Media Relations Contact: TBA OKState.com (405) 744-7714


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Rufus ALEXANDER

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Bob Stoops Head Coach | Eighth Season | 75-16 (.824) Record at Oklahoma

History is one tough customer at Oklahoma. The tradition, so rich and so long-standing, is as daunting as it is impressive. To be among the best at Oklahoma is to be among the best in college football...

Such dramatics are lost on Bob Stoops. The Sooner head coach befriended the would-be albatross of OU’s successful past from his first day on campus and remains steadfastly focused on tomorrow and the championship it holds. It falls then to long-time observers and experts of the game to define Stoops’ impact. Rarely have the pundits had it so easy. Under Stoops, Oklahoma has won 75 games; the 2000 national championship; spent 74 consecutive weeks in the national rankings; played in seven bowl games, four of the BCS variety; taken part in three national championship games and captured three Big 12 crowns. On a playing field leveled by scholarship limits and parity, this era stares down the Oklahoma standard and does not blink. The achievement is so brilliant that it dulls the memory of what Stoops inherited. When he arrived in Norman, the proud Sooner program was five years removed from a winning record, four from a postseason appearance. Those atypical days of angst are so forgotten now that they might as well be categorized with the Land Rush and Dust Bowl. Stoops has been characterized as a grounded family man, brilliant biggame coach, relentless recruiter, strong leader and a person with uncommon perspective. His success emanates from a disciplined style true to his roots in the Steel Valley of Ohio, but he is far from inflexible. The principles to which he holds are the tried and true axioms of the sport … mixed with cutting-edge strategy and an appreciation for the calculated risk.

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During his time, OU has produced record–setting passers and receivers, three 1,000-yard rushers, suffocating defense and special teams units that rank among the most dynamic in the land. The Sooners have been nothing if not versatile. The son of a coach, Stoops was a four-year starter at Iowa. He began his coaching career in 1983 as a volunteer in the Hawkeye program under Hayden Fry, working through the ranks until he became co-defensive coordinator at Kansas State (1991-95). With the Wildcats, he played a key role in their impressive turnaround. During his final four seasons there, K-State was 35-12 with three bowl appearances. Eventually, he left for Florida and a three-year stint as Steve Spurrier’s defensive coordinator. In 1996, he was part of a national championship team. It was with the Gators that the spotlight found Stoops and made him one of the hottest names in the profession. His hiring at Oklahoma was one for the ages.

Coaching Accomplishments

• Stoops is 4-3 in bowls, 3-2 in January bowls, 2-2 in BCS games, 49-10 vs. the Big 12, 27-7 vs. the Big 12 South, 22-3 vs. the Big 12 North, 3-1 in the Big 12 title game, 26-6 vs. non-conference opponents, 41-2 at home, 21-8 on the road, 13-6 on neutral fields and 22-7 vs. ranked opponents. • OU has set or tied more than 170 school records under Stoops, not including bowl bests and marks specific to a particular position (i.e., receptions by a running back). Among those marks under Stoops are passing for a game, season and career; receiving for a game, season and career; and rushing for a season.


HEAD COACH BOB STOOPS THE STOOPS FAMILY BOOMER S OONER 2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

Birthdate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 9, 1960 Hometown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Youngstown, Ohio High School . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cardinal Mooney, 1978 College . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa, 1983 Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . wife, Carol daughter, Mackenzie twin sons, Isaac and Drake

• An OU player has finished among the top seven in the Heisman voting five times: Adrian Peterson (No. 2 in 2004), Jason White (No. 3 in 2004), Jason White (No. 1 in 2003), Roy Williams (No. 7 in 2001) and Josh Heupel (No. 2 in 2000). • OU has had a double-digit lead in 74 of 91 games. • Oklahoma has played in seven bowl games. Never had an OU coach taken even his first three teams to bowls. Prior to Stoops’ arrival, OU had gone four straight years without a bowl, and had not played in one of what is now a BCS game since the 1988 Orange Bowl (1987 season). Stoops, in his second season, led OU to the 2001 Orange Bowl (2000 season). • Under Stoops, OU produced 21 All-Americans; two AP Players of the Year (Heupel, White); two Nagurski Award winners (Williams, Derrick Strait); two Thorpe Award winners (Williams, Strait); two Butkus Award winners (Rocky Calmus, Teddy Lehman); one Bednarik Award winner (Lehman); one Lombardi Award winner (Tommie Harris); one Walter Camp winner (Josh Heupel) two O’Brien Award winners (Jason White twice); a Maxwell Award winner (White); a Unitas Award winner (White); an Outland Trophy winner (Jammal Brown) and one Mosi Tatupu Award winner (J.T. Thatcher). • OU has had a Butkus finalist in four of the last five years and a Lombardi finalist in three of the last four. The Sooners also had finalists for the Biletnikoff, Groza, Guy, Hendricks, Mackey and Doak Walker awards.

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1999-Present . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma Head Coach 1996-1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Florida Asst. Head Coach, Defensive Coordinator 1991-1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State Co-Defensive Coordinator 1989-1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State Defensive Backs 1988 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kent State Assistant Coach 1985-1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa Volunteer Coach 1983-1984 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa Graduate Assistant Coach

• OU won the 2000 national championship, played for two more and captured four Big 12 South crowns and three Big 12 titles. Oklahoma has spent 22 weeks at No. 1.

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Coaching History

• Stoops has authored two of the seven longest winning streaks in Oklahoma history. His 2000 and 2001 teams won 20 straight, while the 2002 and 2003 teams reeled off 14 in a row. Those victories all came against I-A opponents.

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• In 1996 and 1997, his Florida defense scored eight touchdowns. The 1996 Gators won the national championship.

HISTORY

• During his final four seasons in Manhattan, Kansas State posted a 35-12 record and played in three bowl games. • He assisted K-State to its first 10-win season with a defense that allowed seven or fewer points in six games, including three shutouts. In 1995, his unit led the nation in total defense (250.8 ypg) with four defensive backs named All-Big Eight.

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Bowl Games as a Coach (18)

2005 Holiday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2005 Orange (BCS National Championship game) . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2004 Sugar (BCS National Championship game) . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2003 Rose (BCS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2002 Cotton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2001 Orange (BCS National Championship game) . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 1999 Independence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 1999 Orange (BCS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Florida 1998 Florida Citrus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Florida 1997 Sugar (National Championship) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Florida 1995 Holiday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State 1994 Aloha . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State 1993 Copper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State 1987 Holiday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa 1986 Holiday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa 1985 Rose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa 1984 Freedom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa 1983 Gator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa

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1983 Peach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa 1982 Rose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa

Accomplishments as a Player

• Four-year starter at defensive back, Iowa, 1979-82 • Honorable Mention All-American, 1982 • Iowa team Most Valuable Player, 1982 • Two-time All-Big Ten selection, 1979, 1982 • Career totals included 205 tackles and 10 interceptions

Stoops’ Career Coaching Record

Year 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

School Title Record Bowl Oklahoma . . . . Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Holiday Bowl, def. Oregon (17-14) Oklahoma . . . . Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Orange Bowl, lost to USC (55-19) Oklahoma . . . . Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sugar Bowl, lost to LSU (21-14) Oklahoma . . . . Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-2 . . . . . . . . Rose Bowl, def. Washington State (34-14) Oklahoma . . . . Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cotton Bowl, def. Arkansas (10-3) Oklahoma . . . . Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-0 . . . . . . . . . . . Orange Bowl, def. Florida State (13-2) Oklahoma . . . . Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-5 . . . . . . Independence Bowl, lost to Ole Miss (27-25)

1998 1997 1996

Florida . . . . . . . Asst. Head Coach/Def. Coor. . . . . 10-2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . Orange Bowl, def. Syracuse (31-10) Florida . . . . . . . Asst. Head Coach/Def. Coor. . . . . 10-2 . . . . . . . . Florida Citrus Bowl, def. Penn State (21-6) Florida . . . . . . . Asst. Head Coach/Def. Coor. . . . . 12-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . Sugar Bowl, def. Florida State (52-20)

1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989

Kansas State . . Co-Defensive Coordinator . . . . . . . 10-2 . . . . . . . . . Holiday Bowl, def. Colorado State (54-21) Kansas State . . Co-Defensive Coordinator . . . . . . . . 9-3 . . . . . . . . . Aloha Bowl, lost to Boston College (12-7) Kansas State . . Co-Defensive Coordinator . . . . . . 9-2-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . Copper Bowl, def. Wyoming (52-17) Kansas State . . Co-Defensive Coordinator . . . . . . . . 5-6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No Bowl Game Kansas State . . Co-Defensive Coordinator . . . . . . . . 7-4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No Bowl Game Kansas State . . Defensive Backs Coach . . . . . . . . . 5-6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No Bowl Game Kansas State . . Defensive Backs Coach . . . . . . . . 1-10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No Bowl Game

1988

Kent State . . . . Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No Bowl Game

1987 1986 1985 1984 1983

Iowa . . . . . . . . . Volunteer Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . Holiday Bowl, def. Wyoming (20-19) Iowa . . . . . . . . . Volunteer Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-3 . . . . . . . Holiday Bowl, def. San Diego State (39-38) Iowa . . . . . . . . . Volunteer Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rose Bowl, lost to UCLA (45-28) Iowa . . . . . . . . . Graduate Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . 7-4-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Freedom Bowl, def. Texas (55-17) Iowa . . . . . . . . . Graduate Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gator Bowl, lost to Florida (14-6)

Totals At OU

22 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203-74-2 (.728) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bowl Coaching Record: 12-6 Seven years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75-16 (.824) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bowl Coaching Record: 4-3

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Prominent Pupils

• Adrian Peterson (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . All-American • Mark Bradley (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bears • Jammal Brown (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Saints • Rocky Calmus (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Colts • Kelvin Chaisson (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texans • Chris Chester (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ravens • Mark Clayton (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ravens • Dan Cody (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ravens • Dusty Dvoracek (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bears • Quentin Griffin (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chiefs • Tommie Harris (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bears • Clint Ingram (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jaguars • Pasha Jackson (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Raiders • Brandon Jones (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Titans • Davin Joseph (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . Buccaneers • Teddy Lehman (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lions • Lynn McGruder (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . Buccaneers • Lance Mitchell (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Cardinals • Brandon Moore (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49ers • Donte Nicholson (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . Buccaneers • Antonio Perkins (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Browns • Brodney Pool (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Browns • J.D. Runnels (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bears • Wes Sims (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chargers • Trent Smith (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49ers • Derrick Strait (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jets • Jimmy Wilkerson (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chiefs • Roy Williams (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cowboys • Travis Wilson (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Browns • Andre Woolfolk (Oklahoma) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Titans •  Jevon Kearse (Florida) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eagles •  Mike Peterson (Florida) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jaguars •  Fred Weary (Florida) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texans


ASSISTANT COACHES Associate Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers | Eighth Season

Coaching Accomplishments

• The 2005 OU defense ranked No. 4 against the rush and No. 13 in total yards. Rufus Alexander and Dusty Dvoracek were consensus All-Big 12. C.J. Ah You was the consensus Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year.

Birthdate . . . . . . December 18, 1970 Hometown . . . . . . . . . . Salina, Kan. High School . . . . Salina South, 1989 College . . . . . . Kansas State, 1992 Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . wife, Julie sons, Jake and Tyler

Bowls Coached (13)

• In 2001, the Sooners ranked No. 4 nationally in scoring defense, No. 4 in total defense, No. 5 in pass efficiency defense, No. 7 in rushing defense and No. 11 in passing defense. Oklahoma ranked No. 6 nationally in turnovers gained with 33 takeaways for a second straight season. • Oklahoma’s 2000 linebackers included Rocky Calmus (first team All-American and Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year) and Torrance Marshall (first team All-Big 12). • Coached two-time All-Big 12 and 1998 first team AllAmerican Jeff Kelly while at Kansas State. Kelly also was a finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Award.

Accomplishments as a Player

• Honorable mention All-Big Eight in 1992 after recording 124 tackles (second on team), including a team-leading 68 unassisted tackles. • Standout LB at Garden City (Kan.) Community College where he was an All-American after recording 276 tackles. • ­­Kansas Class 5A Defensive Player of the Year by Kansas Sports Magazine.

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2005 Holiday . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2005 Orange . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2004 Sugar . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2003  Rose . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2002  Cotton . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2001  Orange . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 1999  Independence . . . . Oklahoma 1998  Alamo . . . . . . . Kansas State 1998  Fiesta . . . . . . . . Kansas State 1997  Cotton . . . . . . . Kansas State 1995  Holiday . . . . . . Kansas State 1994  Aloha . . . . . . . . Kansas State 1993  Copper . . . . . . . Kansas State

• Coached the Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year in 2002 (Lance Mitchell) and 1999 (Torrance Marshall).

THE SOONERS

2004-present . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma Associate Head Coach, Co-Defensive Coordinator, Linebackers 1999-2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma Co-Defensive Coordinator, Linebackers 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­Kansas State Def. Run Game Coordinator 1996-1998 . . . . . . . . . ­ Kansas State Linebackers 1993-1995 . . . . . . . . . ­ Kansas State Graduate Assistant

• In 2002, OU was No. 6 nationally in scoring defense, No. 7 in pass efficiency defense, No. 9 in passing defense, No. 10 in turnover margin, No. 10 in total defense and No. 14 in rushing defense.

• Clint Ingram (Oklahoma), Jaguars • Lance Mitchell (Oklahoma), Cardinals 2004 All-Big 12, Butkus Award finalist, 2002 Big 12 Defensive NOY • Teddy Lehman (Oklahoma), Lions 2003 Butkus Award winner, Bednarik Award winner, first team All-­American ­­­• Rocky Calmus (Oklahoma), Colts 2001 Butkus Award winner, first team All-­American • Torrance Marshall (Oklahoma), Packers First team All-American, Big 12 Defensive NOY • Brandon Moore (Oklahoma), 49ers • Jeff Kelly (Kansas State), Falcons Big 12 Defensive NOY • Ben Leber (Kansas State), Vikings • Mark Simoneau (Kansas State), Falcons • Percell Gaskins (Kansas State), Panthers

COACHING STAFF

Coaching History

• The 2003 Sooners ranked No. 1 nationally in total defense and passing defense, No. 2 in pass efficiency defense, No. 3 in scoring defense, No. 5 in turnover margin and No. 19 in rushing defense.­

Prominent Pupils

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The Venables File

• Coordinated a unit that led the Big 12 in 2004 in total defense, rushing defense and scoring defense. The Sooners ranked No. 11 nationally in scoring and rushing defense, No. 13 in total defense. OU held 11 opponents below their scoring and total offense average.

• All three members of his 1997 K-State linebacking corps earned all-conference honors, including Kelly (first team), Mark Simoneau (first team) and Travis Ochs (second team).

BOOMER S OONER

BRENT VENABLES

THE VENABLES FAMILY

HISTORY 75 1950

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


ASSISTANT COACHES

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

BOBBY JACK WRIGHT

Assistant Head Coach/Co-Defensive Coordinator/Secondary | Eighth Season

Coaching Accomplishments

The Wright File

Birthdate . . . . . December 11, 1950 Hometown . . . . . . . . Mission, Texas High School . . . . . . . . Mission, 1968 College . . . . . . SW Texas St., 1973 Texas A&I, 1980 Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . wife, Bee daughters, McKenna, Melia and Micaelan

Coaching History

2005-present . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma Assistant Head Coach, Co-Defensive Coordinator, Secondary 1999-2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Oklahoma Recruiting Coordinator, Defensive Ends 1986-1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Texas Assistant Coach 1983-1985 . . . . . . ­ North Texas State Assistant Coach 1979-1982 . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Texas A&I Assistant Coach 1973-78 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coach Texas High School ranks

• Moved to the secondary in 2005. D.J. Wolfe and Reggie Smith, a sophomore and true freshman, respectively, both earned post-season honors. Two DBs had interceptions and long returns for touchdowns. The Sooners ranked No. 21 nationally in passing efficiency defense. In Big 12 games, OU ranked No. 1 in completion percentage defense, No. 2 in passing efficiency defense and No. 3 in passing yardage allowed. • OU defensive backs had more interceptions in 11 games of 2005 than in 13 games of 2004. • Wright’s 2004 DE rotation of Dan Cody, Jonathan Jackson and Larry Birdine ranked No. 1, 2 and 3, respectively, in sacks among Big 12 players. • Also the special teams coordinator in 2004, Wright saw OU rank No. 1 in the Big 12 in kickoff coverage (15.7 ypr.), while giving opponents an average of just 4.2 yards on 21 attempts. • In 2003, he tutored a set of ends who piled up 35 tackles for loss, 20 sacks and 59 hurries. In ‘02, the DEs accounted for nearly half of the team’s sacks. Jimmy Wilkerson earned All-Big 12 honors for the second straight year. In ‘01, the ends combined for 21 tackles for loss, including 18 by Wilkerson. • Under Wright’s guidance, All-Big 12 receiver Mike Adams broke every UT record in 1996. • ­In 1991, his secondary ranked No. 1 in the nation in pass efficiency defense. • Developed freshman Texas K Phil Dawson, a first team All-SWC honoree and Groza semifinalist, into the topranked kicker in the nation.

Bowls Coached (12)

• Helped lead North Texas to a 1983 conference crown and the I-AA playoffs. • Was on the coaching staff that led Texas A&I to the 1979 Division II national title.

Prominent Pupils

• Dan Cody (Oklahoma), Ravens Finalist for the Hendricks Award and consensus All-Big 12 selection (2003-04) • Jonathan Jackson (Oklahoma), Bears All-Big 12 • Jimmy Wilkerson (Oklahoma), Chiefs Honorable mention All-Big 12 • Cory Heinecke (Oklahoma) Two-time honorable mention All-Big 12 • Corey Callens (Oklahoma) Honorable mention All-Big 12 • Priest Holmes (Texas), Chiefs • ­Mike Adams (Texas), Steelers • ­­Lance Dunn (Texas), Bengals All-American • Stanley Richards (Texas), Chargers All-American • Winfred Tubbs (Texas), 49ers All-American • Wane McGarity (Texas), Cowboys • Britt Hager (Texas), Broncos All-American • Eric Metcalf (Texas), Falcons • Darrell Green (Texas A&I), NFL All-Pro

THE WRIGHT FAMILY

2005 Holiday . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2005 Orange . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2004 Sugar . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2003  Rose . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2002  Cotton . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2001  Orange . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 1999  Independence . . . . Oklahoma 1997  Fiesta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas 1996  Sugar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas 1994  Sun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas 1991  Cotton . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas 1987  Bluebonnet . . . . . . . . . Texas

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• ­His 1995 receiving unit was the best in the SWC when it averaged 16.8 yards per catch (107 catches for 1,796 yards and 10 TD). It featured first team All-SWC performer Mike Adams, the SWC’s leading receiver.

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ASSISTANT COACHES Offensive Coordinator/Tight Ends/Fullbacks | Fifth Season

Coaching Accomplishments

• The 2005 line produced consensus All-Big 12 pick Davin Joseph as Adrian Peterson again eclipsed 1,000 rushing yards. Three freshmen were integrated as starters during the season.

Coaching History

• Has helped produce 14 1,000-yard rushers. At OU, both Peterson (1,925 yards in 2004, 1,024 in 2005) and Griffin (1,884 yards in 2002) worked under Wilson.

• The 2003 Oklahoma team ranked No. 3 nationally with 42.9 points/game and No. 19 with 439.4 yards of total offense/game. • In 2002, the line had four post-season honorees as Quentin Griffin fell just 13 yards short of breaking OU’s season rushing record.

THE WILSON FAMILY

Prominent Pupils

Bowls Coached (7)

HISTORY

2005 Holiday . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2005 Orange . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2004 Sugar . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2003 Rose . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2002 Cotton . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2000 Alamo . . . . . . . . Northwestern 1986 Aloha . . . . . . . . North Carolina

SEASON REVIEW

• Davin Joseph (Oklahoma), Buccaneers 2005 and 2004 All-Big 12 • Chris Chester (Oklahoma), Ravens • Jammal Brown (Oklahoma), Saints Two-time All-American, 2004 Outland Trophy winner • Wes Sims (Oklahoma), Chargers • Vince Carter (Oklahoma), Raiders 2004 All-American; 2003 and 2004 Rimington Award finalist • Eric Beverly, (Miami, Ohio), Falcons • Alex Sulfsted, (Miami, Ohio), Redskins • Travis Prentice, (Miami, Ohio), Vikings NCAA all-time leading scorer, No. 5 NCAA rusher • ­Damian Anderson (Northwestern) All-American, No. 6 rusher in Big Ten history • Zac Kustok (Northwestern) Big Ten total offense leader, Unitas Award finalist

THE SOONERS

2006 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Oklahoma Co-Offensive Coord., TE, FB 2002-05 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Oklahoma Co-Offensive Coordinator, OL 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .­ Northwestern Assistant Head Coach, Offensive Coordinator, QB 1999-2000 . . . . . . . . . ­ Northwestern Offensive Coordinator, QB 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Miami (Ohio) Offensive Coordinator/QB 1992-97 . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Miami (Ohio) Offensive Coordinator, OL 1990-91 . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Miami (Ohio) Offensive Line 1989 . . . . ­Foard (N.C.) High School Head Coach, Athletics Director 1988 . . . . . . . . . ­ North Carolina A&T Offensive Coordinator, OL 1987 . . . . . . . .­ Winston Salem State Offensive Line 1984-86 . . . . . . . . . . ­ North Carolina Student, Graduate Asst. Coach

• The 2004 Sooners, featuring Wes Sims, a sixth-round draft choice by the Chargers, and All-Big 12 pick Joseph, were No. 8 in total offense and averaged 34.8 points a game.

• Finalist for the 2000 Broyles Award.

COACHING STAFF

Birthdate . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 23, 1961 Hometown . . . . . . . . . Maiden, N.C. High School . . . . . . . . Maiden, 1980 College . North Carolina, 1984, 1987 Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . wife, Angela daughters, Elaina, Makenzie and Marlee; sons, Trey and Toby

• In 2000, Northwestern set 25 school marks while ranking No. 3 nationally in total offense. The co-Big Ten champs were led by Damian Anderson, who rushed for a Big Ten record 193.6 yards per game.

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• In 2004, the line, featuring Outland winner Jammal Brown and Walter Camp All-American and Rimington Award finalist Vince Carter, cleared the way for Heisman runner-up Adrian Peterson’s 1,925 rushing yards while allowing a Big 12-low nine sacks.

• As Northwestern’s offensive coordinator, the 2001 Wildcats led the Big 10 in total offense and QB Zac Kustok was conference leader in that same category.

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Kevin wilson

Bowls Played (4)

1983  Peach . . . . . . 1982  Sun . . . . . . . . 1981  Gator . . . . . . . 1980  Bluebonnet . .

North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina

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ASSISTANT COACHES

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

CALE GUNDY

Recruiting Coordinator/Running Backs | Eighth Season

Coaching Accomplishments

• In 2005, he coached his third 1,000-yard rusher and saw two different backs log 100-yard games for the second straight season.

The Gundy File

Birthdate . . . . . . . . . . April 10, 1972 Hometown . . . . . Midwest City, Okla. High School . . . . Midwest City, 1990 College . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma, 1994 Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . wife, Kristi son, Kennedy Cale daughter, Caitlin Rae

Coaching History

2005-present . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma Recruiting Coordinator, RB 1999-2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Oklahoma Running Backs 1996-1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ UAB Running Backs 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .­ UAB Quarterbacks 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­Oklahoma Student Assistant Coach

Bowls Coached (8)

2005 Holiday . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2005 Orange . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2004 Sugar . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2003 Rose . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2002 Cotton . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2001 Orange . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 1999 Independence . . . . . Oklahoma 1994 Copper . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma

• In 2004, coached his second 1,000-yard rusher in the last three years in Adrian Peterson. Peterson set a school season record and NCAA freshman rushing record with 1,925 yards. • Also has tutored Kejuan Jones, who rushed for more than 2,000 yards during his career. • Adept at securing the ball, Gundy’s 2004 backs logged 48 receptions for 377 yards and rarely lost a fumble (OU lost only nine as a team). • Coached 2003 OU backs to 1,896 yards. The backfield hauled in 54 passes for three TD.

• Griffin caught one pass in a school record 29 consecutive games. • In 2000, OU backs produced 32 rushing TD, up from 15 in 1999. First team All-Big 12 Quentin Griffin scored 16 of those, second most in the conference. His six TD against Texas set a Sooner record.

Prominent Pupils

• Adrian Peterson (Oklahoma) Consensus All-American; highest-finishing freshman (second) in the history of the Heisman Trophy. • Quentin Griffin (Oklahoma) First team All-Big 12; Second team All-American

Accomplishments as a Player

• In 2003, Oklahoma’s running backs were charged with just two fumbles lost.

• Held virtually all of the Sooners’ single-game, single-season and career passing records until they were re-written by Josh Heupel (1999-2000) and Jason White (2000-04).

• Coached Quentin Griffin, who finished his career as the No. 2 rusher in Sooner history. In 2002, he gained 1,884 yards and ranked No. 6 in the nation with 134.6 yards per game.

­ • Paced the Sooners to a 31-13-2 record in his four seasons.

• Griffin, a consensus All-Big 12 first team selection, became the first Sooner to surpass 1,000 yards since 1998 and also finished his career as the school’s second-leading receiver. • No OU back lost a fumble in 2002. • OU backs fumbled just twice during the 2001 season, all in the first three games.

THE GUNDY FAMILY

Bowls Played (2)

1993 John Hancock . . . . . Oklahoma 1991 Gator . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma

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• One of only three OU quarterbacks to throw for more than 4,000 yards (Heupel, White). • All-conference as a senior. • Big Eight Offensive Newcomer of the Year after setting passing marks for completions (54), attempts (109) and yards (904).


ASSISTANT COACHES Co-Offensive Coordinator/Receivers | Fourth Season

Coaching Accomplishments

The Sumlin File

Coaching History

• Became Texas A&M’s offensive coordinator after the third game of the 2002 season. Prior to the switch, the Aggies had scored just 48 points in three games (16.0 per), but afterwards, A&M put 297 points on the board, or 33.0 per contest. The offense averaged 419 yards per game after just netting 286 in the first three contests. • Purdue’s 1998 receivers set school records with 377 receptions for 4,208 yards and 43 TD. • Chris Daniels set a Big Ten record with 121 catches and recorded another Big Ten record with 21 receptions in one game.

Accomplishments as a Player

• Four-year letterman for Purdue as a linebacker, from 1983-86, and ended his career among the top 10 in tackles for the Boilermakers. • Named to Sports Illustrated’s All-America walk-on list as a freshman when he led Purdue with 91 tackles. • Honorable mention All-Big Ten in 1984. Led the team with 109 stops and helped the team reach the Peach Bowl.  Also earned honorable mention All-Big Ten honors as a senior, ranking No. 5 in the league with 114 tackles.

THE SOONERS

2006-present . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma Co-Offensive Coordinator, WR 2003-2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma Special Teams Coordinator, TE 2001-2002 . . . . . . . . . . Texas A&M Assistant Head Coach, Offensive Coordinator, WR 1998-2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Purdue Receivers 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Minnesota Quarterbacks 1993-96 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Minnesota Receivers 1991-92 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wyoming Receivers 1988-90 . . . . . . . . Washington State Graduate Assistant

• OU’s tight ends became a more integral part of the Sooner offensive scheme in Sumlin’s second season (2004). The group went from 18 receptions for 219 yards and two touchdowns in 14 games of the 2003 season to 23 catches for 226 yards and four touchdowns in 12 games.

• J.D. Runnels (Oklahoma), Bears • Bethel Johnson (Texas A&M), New England • Terrance Murphy (Texas A&M), Packers • Jammar Taylor (Texas A&M), Giants • Chris Daniels (Purdue), Buccaneers • Ike Jones (Purdue), Colts • Cory Sauter (Minnesota), Colts • Vinnie Sutherland (Purdue), 49ers • Ryan Thelwell (Minnesota), Broncos • Ryan Yarborough (Wyoming), Jets

COACHING STAFF

Birthdate . . . . . . . . . August 3, 1964 Hometown . . . . . . Indianapolis, Ind. High School . . . . Brebeuf Prep (Ind.) College . . . . . . . . . . . Purdue, 1986 Family . . . . . . . . . . . wife, Charlene daughters, Courtney and Shelby; sons, Jackson and J.R.

Prominent Pupils

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• In 2005, the OU tight ends accounted for three of the team’s nine touchdown receptions, while the special teams witnessed the emergence of P Cody Freeby, who ranked No. 18 nationally. The Sooners were No. 10 in net punting. Also on the special teams, return specialist Reggie Smith made a mark as a true freshman, leading the team with a 20.9-yard average on 18 attempts.

BOOMER S OONER

Kevin sumlin

THE SUMLIN FAMILY SEASON REVIEW

Bowls Coached (7)

2005 Holiday . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2005 Orange . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2004 Sugar . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2002 GalleryFurniture.com . . Texas A&M 2002 Rose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Purdue 2000 Outback . . . . . . . . . . . Purdue 1998 Alamo . . . . . . . . . . . . . Purdue

Bowls Played (1)

HISTORY

1984 Peach . . . . . . . . . . . . . Purdue

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


ASSISTANT COACHES Quarterbacks | Second Season

Coaching Accomplishments

• After spending one season as tight ends coach at Arizona, he returned to his alma mater late in the 2005 campaign and was on the staff to coach in the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl victory over Oregon.

The Heupel File

Birthdate . . . . . . . . March 22, 1978 Hometown . . . . . . . . Aberdeen, S.D. High School . . Aberdeen Central, 1996 College . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma, 2001

Coaching History

2005-present . . . . . . . . . . ­ Oklahoma Quarterbacks 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Arizona Tight Ends 2003-2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma Graduate Assistant

Bowls Coached (3)

2005 Holiday . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2005 Orange . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2004 Sugar . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma

Bowls Played (2)

• Coached the tight ends at Arizona. The top two combined for 31 receptions for 346 yards and eight touchdowns. • Arizona tight end Brad Wood led the Wildcats with six touchdowns. That figure represented the most receiving TDs in a single season since Bobby Wade hauled in eight for UA in 2002. • Arizona handed then No. 7 UCLA its first loss of the season by a score of 52-14 at Tucson. • Helped coach Oklahoma Sooners to 2004 national championship game (Sugar Bowl) as graduate assistant. • Founded The 14 Foundation, a non-profit organization that serves underprivileged children throughout the state of Oklahoma.

Prominent Pupils

• Jason White, Oklahoma 2003 Heisman Trophy Winner

2001 Orange . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 1999 Independence . . . . . Oklahoma

JOSH HEUPEL

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

JOSH HEUPEL

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Accomplishments as a Player • 2000 Heisman Trophy runner-up.

• 2000 Walter Camp Award winner. • Associated Press Player of the Year, 2000. • CBS Player of the Year, 2000. • Led Sooners to 2000 national championship over Florida State in Orange Bowl. • OU’s first consensus All-America quarterback, and first Oklahoma QB since 1971 to earn All-America honors. • Eighty percent winning percentage as OU quarterback of record with a 20-5 mark. • Passed for 7,456 yards and 53 touchdowns in career. • Oklahoma career top three in passing yards, completions and touchdown passes. • 2001 NFL draft, sixth round, Miami Dolphins.


ASSISTANT COACHES Offensive Line | First Season

Coaching Accomplishments

The Patton File

Coaching History

• Northwestern had at least one 1,200-yard rusher and one of the nation’s top 30 ground gainers each year from 2002-2005.

• Coached with OU offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson at both Miami (Ohio) and Northwestern.

Playing Accomplishments

• A four-year letterman at Miami (Ohio). • Tallied 45 catches for 504 yards and one touchdown during his four-year career, including 16 catches for 166 yards his senior season. • Named a captain his senior year, and earned first team All-Mid American Conference honors.

THE PATTON FAMILY

Prominent Pupils

Bowls Coached (3)

2005 Sun . . . . . . . . . . . Northwestern 2003 Motor City . . . . . . Northwestern 2000 Alamo . . . . . . . . . Northwestern

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• Zach Strief, Saints 2005 First Team All-American • Ikechuku Ndukwe, Redskins • Trai Essex, Steelers • Matt Ulrich, Colts • Austin King, Buccaneers • Jeff Roehl, Giants • Lance Clelland, Ravens • Leon Brockmeier, Steelers • Mike Sousa, Colts • Jay Trant, Cardinals

THE SOONERS

2006-present . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma Offensive Line 2001-2005 . . . . . . . . . . Northwestern Offensive Line 1999-2000 . . . . . . . . . . Northwestern Tight Ends, H-backs 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Miami (Ohio) Tight Ends, H-backs 1996-1997 . . . . . . . . . . Rhode Island Offensive Line 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rhode Island Tight Ends 1993-1994 . . . . . . . . . Miami (Ohio) Graduate Assistant

• The 2005 team gave up just 11 sacks in 512 passing attempts on the season despite returning only one starter from the previous season.

• In 1998, he helped coach a Miami (Ohio) team that posted a 10-1 mark.

COACHING STAFF

Birthdate . . . . . . . . March 21, 1971 Hometown . . . . . . . . Lafayette, Ohio High School . . . . . . Allen East, 1989 College . . . Miami (Ohio), 1993 (B.S), 1995 (M.S.) Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . wife, Nichole daughters, Katelynn and Maddie; son, Brayden

• The 2005 team featured QB Brett Basanez, who ranked No. 3 in the nation in total offense, while freshman running back Tyrell Sutton ranked No. 8 in rushing yards per game and No. 16 in points per game. WR Shaun Herbert was No. 20 in receptions per game.

• Every senior lineman Patton coached at Northwestern made it to the NFL.

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• The 2005 Northwestern team advanced to the Sun Bowl. The offense was ranked No. 4 nationally in total yards (500.3), No. 7 in passing offense (306.8), No. 16 in turnover margin (+.75), No. 26 in rushing offense (193.4) and No. 28 in scoring offense (33.9).

• In 2000, Northwestern played Nebraska at the Alamo Bowl. That Wildcat team ranked No. 3 in the NCAA in total offense.

BOOMER S OONER

james patton

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ASSISTANT COACHES

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

JACKIE SHIPP

Defensive Line | Eighth Season

Coaching Accomplishments

• The 2005 season was another stellar campaign for OU’s defensive interior. Dusty Dvoracek was a consensus All-Big 12 selection after leading the nation’s DTs in tackles for loss with 19. The Sooners ranked No. 4 in rushing defense.

The Shipp File

Birthdate . . . . . . . . March 19, 1962 Hometown . . . . . . . . Stillwater, Okla. High School . . . . . . . . . Donart, 1980 College . . . . . . Oklahoma, 1980-83 Langston, 1992 Family . . . . . . . . . son, Christopher; daughter, Kaitlin

Coaching History

1999-present . . . . . . . . . . ­ Oklahoma Defensive Line 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Alabama Defensive Line 1997 . . . . . . . . ­Northeast Louisiana Defensive Line 1996-1997 . . . . . ­ Minnesota Vikings Coaching Intern 1995 . . . . . . . . . ­ Green Bay Packers Coaching Intern 1994-1996 . . . . . . . ­­ Southern Illinois Defensive Line 1993 . . . . . . . . . . ­ Tennessee-Martin Defensive Line 1992 . . . . . . . ­Central Missouri State Defensive Line 1991 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Langston Linebackers

Bowls Coached (8)

• Despite losing a pair of All-Americans and featuring one transfer and two freshmen in the rotation in 2004, he crafted a defensive interior that showed perhaps more improvement than any area on the team during the course of the season. • In 2003 he coached Tommie Harris, the winner of the Rotary Lombardi Award and a consensus AllAmerican. Harris also was a finalist for the Nagurski and Bednarik Awards. • Coached All-Big 12 DT Dusty Dvoracek in 2003. • OU’s interior linemen had 32 tackles for loss and 15 sacks in 2003. • Two of his players, Tommie Harris and Kory Klein, earned All-Big 12 honors in 2001. • In 2000, he had four defensive linemen selected to All-Big 12 teams including first team selection Ryan Fisher.

Accomplishments as a Player

• A first-round pick (14th overall) of the Miami Dolphins where he played five seasons. He helped the Dolphins post a 48-31 record, make two playoff appearances and advance to the 1985 Super Bowl. Shipp was the Dolphins’ leading tackler (79) in 1987 and finished his career in Miami with 231 tackles.

2005 Holiday . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2005 Orange . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2004 Sugar . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2003 Rose . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2002 Cotton . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2001 Orange . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 1999 Independence . . . . . Oklahoma 1998 Music City . . . . . . . . . Alabama

• A standout linebacker at the University of Oklahoma, he starred on Sooner squads that posted a combined 33-14-1 record, won two bowl games and captured the 1980 Big Eight Championship. • Earned all-conference honors as a junior and senior, and was selected as an All-American by Football News following his junior campaign. • In the 1982 border clash with Texas, Shipp was a one-man wrecking crew with 23 tackles, an OU singlegame record. • Totaled 489 total tackles in his career which stands second on the OU list for career tackles. Also owns the single-season record for tackles (189) during his sophomore campaign in 1981.

Prominent Pupils

• Dusty Dvoracek (Oklahoma), Bears 2003, 2005 All-Big 12 first team • Tommie Harris (Oklahoma), Bears 2003 Lombardi winner, 2003 Bednarik and Nagurski finalist; 2002 Lombardi and Nagurski finalist, first team All-Big 12, 2001, 2002 and 2003. • Kory Klein (Oklahoma) 2000 second team Freshman All American, 2001 second team All-Big 12

JACKIE SHIPP

Bowls Played (3)

1983 Fiesta . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 1981 Sun Bowl . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 1980 Orange . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma

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ASSISTANT COACHES Defensive Ends | Second Season

Coaching Accomplishments

• Coached on the Illinois State squad that captured the Gateway Conference title and advanced to the NCAA Division I-AA semifinals in 1999. That season marked the only time that the Redbirds accomplished those feats.

• Third-team All-America selection as a junior by The Football News. • His three fumble recoveries as a senior ties for the OU single-season record by a linebacker. • His 12 career pass deflections ranks seventh all-time by a linebacker at OU. • Top OU tackler (eight) in 1991 Gator Bowl. • All-Big Eight second team three times. • Drafted in the 12th round by the Chicago Bears in 1992.

Prominent Pupils

• C.J. Ah You (Oklahoma) 2005 Big 12 Def. NOY • Justin Bannan (Colorado), Bills 2001 First Team All-Big 12 • Tyler Brayton (Colorado), Raiders First-round draft pick in 2003 • Gabe Nyenhuis (Colorado), Bills • Chad Pegues (Illinois St.), Browns • Damian Gregory (Illinois St.), Bucs

THE SOONERS

2005-present . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma Defensive Ends 2000-2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . Colorado Defensive Line Jan. 2000-May 2000 . . . . . . . . Army Defensive Line 1998-1999 . . . . . . . . . . . Illinois State Defensive Line 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Indiana State Recruiting Coordinator, LB 1996 . .Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Defensive Coordinator, DL 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . Northern Illinois Linebackers 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Indiana State Linebackers 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Indiana State Graduate Assistant

• The Buffaloes were the Big 12 North champions three times during his tenure.

• Was on the 1991 Butkus Award watch list.

COACHING STAFF

Coaching History

• Colorado ranked No. 15 nationally and No. 2 in the Big 12 with 33 sacks in 2004.

• A four-year letterman at Oklahoma between 1988-1991, he recorded 311 tackles, 18th-best all-time and 11th-best for an OU linebacker.

THE WILSON FAMILY

Birthdate . . . . . . . . January 8, 1969 Hometown . . . . . . . . . Dallas, Texas High School . . . . . Richardson, 1987 College . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma, 1992 Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . wife, Tina son, Caleb; daughter, Colby

Playing Accomplishments

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The Wilson File

• With his top returning starter (Larry Birdine) lost in August and one of his budding stars (John Williams) sidelined in the opener by injuries, he still coached the defensive ends to a brilliant season in 2005 at Oklahoma. C.J. Ah You was named Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year and MVP of the Holiday Bowl, and Calvin Thibodeaux captured post-season honors while leading the team with 10 sacks. Neither had started a game for the Sooners prior to the 2005 season.

BOOMER S OONER

chris wilson

SEASON REVIEW

Bowls Coached (4)

2005 Holiday . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2004 Houston . . . . . . . . . . Colorado 2002 Alamo . . . . . . . . . . . . Colorado 2001 Fiesta . . . . . . . . . . . . Colorado

Bowls Played (3)

1991 Gator . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 1989 Citrus . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 1989 Orange . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma

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SUPPORT STAFF Director of Sports Enhancement | Eighth Season

Coaching History

The Schmidt File

Birthdate . . . . . September 18, 1962 Hometown . . . . . . . . . Harvard, Neb. High School . . . . . . . . Harvard, 1980 College . . . . . . . . . Nebraska, 1986 Oklahoma, 2000 Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . wife, Robin daughter, Aubrey son, Samuel

1999-present . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Oklahoma Director of Sport Enhancement 1995-1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­Florida Coordinator 1989-1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Notre Dame Coordinator 1988-1989 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State Director 1987-1988 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Notre Dame Assistant

Coaching Accomplishments

• 1991 Collegiate Strength Coach of the Year by USA Fitness. • Worked with four Heisman Trophy winners, including Jason White (Oklahoma), Danny Wuerffel (Florida), Barry Sanders (Oklahoma State) and Tim Brown (Notre Dame). • Coached 23 NFL first-round draft picks. • Has coached with teams that played in five national championship games and has national title rings from OU, Notre Dame and Florida.

THE SCHMIDT FAMILY

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

jerry schmidt

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SUPPORT STAFF Administrative Coordinator | Eighth Season

OU Responsibilities

­ • Created Kansas State’s Corporate Partner Program and secured $3.4 million in advertising revenues to install a Sony JumboTron and three other scoreboards in KSU stadium.

• Serves as liaison with media relations, athletic administration, marketing, development, academic student life, game day operations and the business office, as well as FCA, the Touchdown Club, the OU Football Lettermen’s Association, and Sooner Sports Properties.

­• Oversaw areas of allied industry, sponsorship, advertising and trade shows generating more than $3 million annually for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, the trade organization representing more than one million beef producers.

Birthdate . . . . . . December 1, 1962 Hometown . . . . . . . . . . Salina, Kan. High School . . . Salina Central, 1981 College . . . . . . Kansas State, 1985 Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . wife, Gina sons, Alex and Nathan

1999-present . . . . . . . . . . ­ Oklahoma Administrative Coordinator 1997-99 . . . ­Nat’l Cattlemen’s Beef Assoc. Director of Marketing 1987-1997 . . . . . . . . . ­ Kansas State Assoc. A.D. for External Affairs

• Coordinates all of OU’s travel arrangements, including Big 12 Championship and bowl games. • Works closely with Coach Stoops in coordinating community affairs, including the OU Football/FCA Holiday Food Drive and the Partners for Youth Football Clinic. • Co-coordinator of the OU Football Camp and OU Football Coaches Clinic.

COACHING STAFF

Professional Experience

• Coordinated the annual fund-raising plan for the Mike Ahearn Scholarship Fund, increased the number of Catbacker Clubs from eight to 34, and established and managed the Ahearn Fund Board of Directors, the Kansas State Sports Hall of Fame, and the Golden Cats football support group.

• Serves as President of the Bob Stoops Champions Foundation.

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The McMillen File

• Oversees football operations by working directly with OU’s strength, sports medicine, football video, equipment, field maintenance and secretarial staffs.

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BOOMER S OONER

matt mcmillen

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SUPPORT STAFF Director of Football Operations | 28th Season

Coaching History

The Johnson File

Birthdate . . . . . . . . . . May 16, 1936 Hometown . . . . . . . . . King City, Mo. High School . . . . . . . King City, 1954 College . . . . . . . . . . Missouri, 1958 Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . wife, Cindy two grown children, seven grandchildren

1998-present . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­Oklahoma Director of Football ­Operations Special Assistant to the Athletic Director 1979-1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Oklahoma Assistant Coach 1975-1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Notre Dame Assistant Coach 1962-1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Arkansas Assistant Coach 1960-1961 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Missouri Assistant Coach 1958-1959 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Arkansas Graduate Assistant

Player Accomplishments

• An All-Big Seven tackle for Missouri where he was an academic all-conference selection as well. • Co-captained and played in the Blue-Gray All-Star game • Academic All-Big Seven selection and was honored as the league’s most Outstanding Student-Athlete of the Year

Coaching Accomplishments

• In his 20 years as an OU assistant coach, he amassed a 150-67-5 record, a national championship, five Big Eight Conference titles and seven bowl game victories. • Produced 19 All-Americans. • Coached on staffs that amassed four national championships (Oklahoma, Notre Dame and Arkansas). • Inducted into the Oklahoma Coaches Associaton Hall of Fame in 2002. • First recipient of the National Football Foundation Integrity Award in 2003. The award was subsequently named in his honor. • Received the All-American Football Foundation’s Mike Campbell Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001.

OU Responsibilities

• Coordinates the day-to-day activities off the field for OU football players and deals with on-campus recruiting efforts. • Serves as color analyst on the Sooner Radio Network.

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

merv johnson

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

THE JOHNSON FAMILY

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SUPPORT STAFF Director of Athletics Equipment | Seventh Season

Professional Experience

Professional Accomplishments

• Coordinates all bowl gift and award purchasing and issuance.

• Certified member of the Athletic Equipment Managers Association. • Implemented a web-based inventory control system for accountability of athletics equipment, apparel and footwear for all OU sports programs.

• Oversees all ordering, contract purchasing, issuance, inventory and maintenance of athletics equipment, apparel and footwear.

• Supervises all football team equipment related travel and game day operations.

COACHING STAFF

Birthdate . . . . . November 20, 1970 Hometown . . . . . . . . Fairland, Okla. High School . . . . . . . . . . . . Fairland College . . . Oklahoma, 1995 & 1998 Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . wife, Shaye son, Parker Andrew daugther, Rachel

• Supervises staff of five assistants, two graduate assistants, two laundry assistants and 20 undergraduate managers.

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The Tipton File

OU Responsibilities

2000-Present . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Oklahoma Director of Athletics Equipment 1996-2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ­ Oklahoma Football Equipment Coordinator 1990-1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma Student Manager

BOOMER S OONER

greg tipton

• Member of the OU bowl planning committee. • Assisted the university’s negotiating team in securing a multi-year athletics department Nike sponsorship agreement. • Coordinates annual Big 12 Equipment Manager spring conference.

THE SOONERS

• Serves on the advisory board of several athletic equipment and apparel companies.

THE TIPTON FAMILY

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SUPPORT STAFF Head Athletics Trainer | 10th Season

Professional Experience

1997-Present . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Oklahoma Head Athletic Trainer 1987-96 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tulane Head Athletic Trainer 1980-87 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma Assistant Athletic Trainer

The Anderson File

Birthdate . . . . . . . . . . May 25, 1957 Hometown . . . . . . . . . Sterling, Kan. High School . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sterling College . . . . . . . . Oklahoma (1979) Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . wife, Kerri three children, Caleb, Kaitlin and Connor

Professional Accomplishments

• Is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. • Is licensed by the State of Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure. • Active member and past chair of the Big 12 Medical Aspects of Sport Committee. • Also served as chair of Educational Program subcommittee. • Received the 2005 College/University Athletic Trainer of the Year award by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association

• Active in the College Athletic Trainers Society. • Active in the Oklahoma Athletic Trainers Association. • Developed a comprehensive sports program in conjunction with the Tulane University Hospital Department of Orthopedics. • Coordinated Tulane’s Substance Abuse Program.

OU Responsibilities

• Supervises a staff of six full-time certified athletic trainers, one physical therapist, eight graduate assistants and 20 undergraduates who provide the bulk of the care to the student-athletes. • An adjunct instructor for the Department of Health and Sport Sciences. • Conducts a summer Athletic Training Clinic geared toward high school athletic trainers.

• Cited for outstanding work in his field by the AllAmerican Football Foundation in 2004. • Active in the Mid-American Trainers Association.

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

scott anderson

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THE ANDERSON FAMILY


SUPPORT STAFF SCOTT KOLOK

Graduate Assistant Coach

Assistant Strength Coach

The Glenn File

The Kolok File

Rodney Rideau

Assistant Strength Coach

The Rideau File

Birthdate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . April 7, 1973 Hometown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Byram, Conn. High School . . . . . . . . Greenwich High School College . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Citadel, 1995 . . . . . . . . . . Springfield (Mass.) College, 1997 Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . wife, Carla

Birthdate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 30, 1977 Hometown . . . . . . . . . . . . . Midwest City, Okla. High School . . . . . . . Midwest City High School College . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma, 2000 Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . wife, Kim Golden

Coaching History

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

2000-present . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma Assistant Strength Coach 1998-2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tulsa Assistant Strength Coach 1997 (June-Dec.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Intern International Performance Institute Jan. 1997-May 1997 . . . . . Springfield College Interim Head Coach 1995-1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . . Springfield College Graduate Assistant Coach 1994-1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Citadel Asst. Undergrad. Strength Coach

2005-present . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma Assistant Strength Coach 2003-2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas Assistant Strength Coach

Playing Experience

2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Washington Redskins 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New England Patriots 1996-1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma

COACHING STAFF

2005-present . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .South Dakota On team that set school offensive records for: • Points per game (38) • Total offensive yards per game (444.4 yards) • Rushing yards per game (281 yards) • First downs in a season (22 per game) • Total touchdowns (18 passing / 36 rushing) • Red zone efficiency (92.2 percent) • Third down efficiency (45 percent) 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Idaho State Offensive Graduate Assistant Coach

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Birthdate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . March 23, 1979 Hometown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Greeley, Colo. High School . . . . . . . . . Greeley Central, 1998 College . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carroll College, 2002 Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . wife, Shannon

BOOMER S OONER

CASEY GLENN

THE SOONERS

ZAC SPAVITAL

Graduate Assistant Coach

The Spavital File

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Birthdate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . July 15, 1982 Hometown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tulsa, Okla. High School . . . . . . . . . . . . Tulsa Union, 2000 College . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Murray State, 2004 Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Single

Coaching History

2005-present . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma

Playing Experience

HISTORY

2003-2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Murray State 2001-2002 . . . . . . . . . Northeastern Okla. A&M All-conference and all-region selection Gridwire Scholar All-American

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39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

SUPPORT STAFF Oklahoma Athletics Sports Medicine

e. randy eichner, m.d. Internal Medicine

The University of Oklahoma has a rich five-decade history of setting a standard for sports medicine care, a tradition that continues today.

jim hillis, rtp, atc

Head Athletic Trainer Scott Anderson, his staff and the team physicians comprise the professional staff. Anderson was named 2005 Trainer of the Year by the National Athletics Trainers’ Association and 2004 Trainer of the Year by the All-American Football Foundation.

don m c ginnis, m.d.

Coordinator of Orthopedic Coverage

Brock Schnebel, M.D., Head Team Physician for the 2000 United States Olympic Team, directs OU’s physician staff. Don McGinnis, M.D., serves an Olympic Team assignment in addition to his responsibilities with the Oklahoma Athletics Department.

brock schnebel, M.D.

E. Randy Eichner, M.D., Team Internist, is internationally recognized for his expertise in medicine issues related to sports. Martin Tippie, M.D., completes the Sooners’ primary physician staff.

Director of Rehabilitation

Team Physician

The state-of-the-art Henry J. Freede Sports Medicine Complex in the Barry Switzer Center provides a convenient location for the Sooners to receive their care.

martin tippie, m.d.

The Sports Medicine Staff provides consistent service on a daily basis which includes injury prevention and acute care, post-injury rehabilitation, x-ray, and physician assessment.

Team Physician Emeritus

Jim Hillis, a Registered Physical Therapist and Certified/Licensed Athletic Trainer, coordinates all rehabilitation protocols.

ann deal

Secretary for Bob Stoops

sue greer

Secretary for Assistant Coaches

The combination of the staff and facility provide the care that is vital to a championship program. OU’s facility is equipped with SwimEx aquatic therapy, isokinetic rehabilitation and testing equipment, along with cardiovascular and exercise equipment that offers the ability to manage the multi-level needs of OU’s student-athletes.

julie m c gehee

carla kolok

brian martin

David littlejohn

mike nobler

steve gresham

tim overman

HUNTER HAGLUND

kenny gajewskI

Blake kuenzi

Associate Director of Athletics Equipment

Recruiting Secretary

Athletics Video Coordinator

Associate Director of Athletics Equipment

Video Assistant

Equipment Room

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Larry Birdine

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99 C.J. AH YOU

42 RUFUS ALEXANDER

HIGHLAND, UTAH SNOW COLLEGE

BATON ROUGE, LA. CHRISTIAN LIFE ACADEMY

DE

Year 2005

6-4

272

SR

G-GS UT AT Total Loss Sacks INT FC FR PBU 12-12 28 17 45 12-38 7-34 - 3 1-0 2

2005: Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year by the Big 12 Coaches and AP ... honorable mention All-Big 12 (Coaches and AP) ... defensive MVP of the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl with six tackles and two sacks for -14 ... No. 6 tackler on the team with 45 ... No. 2 on the team with seven sacks ... at least one TFL in 10 different games ... forced three fumbles, including two in a double overtime win against Baylor ... batted two passes, both of which were intercepted by other OU players ... tackle best of six against Tulsa. Junior College: Enrolled at OU in January and participated in OU spring practice ... went to Snow Junior College in 2003 after transferring from BYU ... named Snow’s defensive player of the week four times ... sat out the 2002 season at BYU with a knee injury ... rated No. 40 JUCO player in the nation by CollegeFootballNews.com. At BYU: In 2001, he played three games for the Cougars recording nine tackles and two sacks. High School: Attended Lone Peak HS in Highland, Utah ... coached by Jeff Kilts ... had 20 hurries and 12 sacks as a senior ... named defensive line MVP as a senior. The Wrap-up: Born July 7, 1982 ... son of Charles and Joyce Samalaualu Ah You ... father was a three-year football letterman at BYU ... after the spring game in April, OU’s team hosted a luau and the Ah You family prepared a Hawaiian barbecue ... ran 4.7 in the 40 during spring practice to top the DL and OL ... his 32.5-inch vertical leap tied for No. 3 among the linemen ... pronunciation: I-uu ... sociology major.

LB

Year 2003 2004 2005 Total

G-GS UT 1-0 2 12-10 49 12-12 56 25-22 107

AT Total 0 2 25 74 46 102 71 178

6-1

231

Loss Sacks 0-0 0-0 7-26 2-17 17-51 5-36 24-77 7-53

INT 0 1 1 2

SR

FC 1 3 2 6

FR PBU 0-0 0 3-0 4 1-0 9 4-0 13

2005: Consensus All-Big 12 first team selection ... led Oklahoma in tackles and was second in tackles for loss ... notched six double-digit tackle games, including a career-high 13 stops (11 solo) at Nebraska ... also had three sacks against the Huskers ... intercepted a pass against Kansas and recovered a fumble vs. Kansas State ... Oklahoma’s top tackler in the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl with nine ... was on the Butkus Award watch list. 2004: All-Big 12 second team as voted by the Associated Press ... Coaches’ All-Big 12 honorable mention ... tied for the team lead in fumbles recovered with three and second in fumbles forced with four ... tied the school record for fumble recoveries by a linebacker in one season ... third on the team with 74 tackles ... season-high 10 tackles, including eight unassisted, against Texas ... spread his seven tackles for loss over six games ... lone interception came against Kansas. 2003: Returned to game action at the midway point after off-season knee surgery ... credited with two tackles. 2002: Redshirted ... shared the Iron Man Award for top strength and conditioning by a freshman with Paul Thompson. High School: All-Stater ... ranked among nation’s top 20 linebackers by two recruiting services ... three-year starter ... also played tight end ... played in seven games as a senior and had team highs with 86 tackles, 14 tackles for loss and 12 sacks ... team won district titles as a junior (10-2) and senior (8-4) ... all-district in basketball ... coached by David Barham. The Wrap-up: Son of David and Melissa Barham ... born April 12, 1983 ... sociology major ... his bench press of 420 pounds is tops among OU’s LB/TE/RB/QB.

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39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

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THE SOONERS 65 BEN BARESSI

Carrollton, Texas Hebron High School

Edmond, Okla. Edmond North High School

LB

210

JR

Loss Sacks INT FC FR PBU 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 3

2005: Played well at strong safety ... posted a season-high eight tackles against Tulsa ... started games six through 10. 2004: Redshirted.

312

FR-RS

2005: Redshirted. High School: Rated the No. 19 offensive tackle in the nation (ESPN.com), No. 40 offensive tackle in the country (Rivals.com) and No. 8 player in the Postseason Oklahoma Top 15 (Rivals.com) ... named the outstanding lineman at the Nike Camp/Palo Alto ... second team Nike All-American ... three-year starter ... played offensive and defensive tackle ... coached by Bill Bays ... graduated with a 3.8 GPA ... named to Who’s Who Among American High School Students. The Wrap-up: Missed most of the 2006 spring practices due to injuries ... benched 420 pounds in spring testing ... entered OU in January of 2005 and participated in spring drills ... son of John and Janet Barresi ... born June 16, 1986 ... father lettered at Oklahoma on the defensive line in 1973 and 1974.

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High School: U.S. Army All-American and a USA Today second team All-American ... three-year letterman and a three-year starter at linebacker and tight end ... had 90 tackles, eight tackles for loss, one sack, one interception and one fumble recovery as a senior ... missed four games due to a minor injury ... caught three passes for 113 yards and two touchdowns ... team captain ... had 123 tackles as a junior ... coached by Brian Brazil ... competed in relay events on the track and field team ... varsity basketball player as a junior.

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2003: Played in 10 games and had two tackles in four ... broke up a pass against UCLA ... one of only two true freshmen on the team to see action (the other was FB Dan Townsend).

OL

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16 LEWIS BAKER

The Wrap-up: Converted to strong safety in the spring of 2005 after spending the early portion of his college career at outside linebacker ... moved back to weak side linebacker later in the 2005 season ... born Oct. 12, 1984, in Bremerhaven, Germany ... son of Linda and Joe Baker ... business major.

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97 CORY BENNETT

92 LARRY BIRDINE

San Antonio, Texas Roosevelt High School

Lawton, Okla. Eisenhower High School

DT

Year 2005

6-2

275

SO

G-GS UT AT Total Loss Sacks INT FC FR PBU 11-1 8 8 16 3-12 2-10 0 0 0 1

2005: Started the opener and played in all 11 games ... notched his season best of four tackles in the Oklahoma State game ... credited with sacks against Kansas State and Texas A&M.

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

DE

Year G-GS 2003 14-1 2004 13-0 2005 1-0 Total 28-1

6-3

258

UT AT Total Loss Sacks INT 15 9 24 8-27 4-22 1-34 29 11 40 11-47 7-34 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44 20 64 19-74 11-56 1-34

SR

FC 1 2 0 3

FR PBU 0-0 0 1-0 4 0 0 1-0 4

2004: Redshirted.

2005: Suffered a torn left biceps muscle in a preseason drill and missed all of the regular season ... saw his only action in the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl.

High School: A three-year letterwinner and two-year starter ... competed at the defensive end, tight end and fullback positions ... had 82 tackles, 12 for loss, one fumble recovery, nine pass deflections, 33 hurries, nine sacks and three blocked kicks as a senior ... recorded 57 tackles as a junior, including 11 for loss ... seven of his tackles for loss were sacks ... also recovered two fumbles ... coached by Glen Hill.

2004: Reserve defensive end who played extensively in a three-man rotation ... second on the team with 11 tackles for loss ... dominant at Baylor with a season-high six tackles along with three for loss and one fumble forced ... also had three sacks and a forced fumble at Texas A&M.

The Wrap-up: Has run 4.9 in the 40-yard dash ... his 33-inch vertical ranks No. 2 (to Chris Messner’s 34.5) among the OL/DL ... born Dec. 22, 1985 ... son of Felicia Bennett and Mike Parker ... undecided on a major.

2003: Strong pass rusher who was in the rotation throughout his first season of action ... played in all 14 games and started at Colorado ... four sacks were spread over four games ... forced a fumble against Baylor ... season-high five tackles against UCLA, including three tackles for loss. 2002: Redshirted. High School: Consensus All-State ... No. 25 defensive end in nation by Rivals.com, No. 25 defensive lineman by SuperPrep ... had 81 tackles, 14 tackles for loss (-57) and four sacks as a senior ... three fumble recoveries, one he returned for a touchdown, and one blocked punt ... career totals were 147 tackles, eight sacks and 24 tackles for loss (-124) ... led team to 7-3 record and the 6A playoffs ... coach was Bill Whiteley.

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

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The Wrap-up: Has a 4.7 40-yard dash ... bench presses 420 pounds ... half-brother Jason Gildon plays for Jacksonville Jaguars ... cousin of former Sooner standout and current New Orleans Saint Jammal Brown ... son of Suerena Birdine ... born Oct. 6, 1983 ... sociology major.

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THE SOONERS 26 BRETT BOWERS

Claremore, Okla. Claremore High School

Jacksonville , F la. Trinity Christian aca demy

DT

6-3

281

FR-RS

DB

2005: Worked in a reserve role.

High School: Rated the No. 24 guard in the nation (ESPN.com), No. 37 defensive tackle (Rivals.com), No. 7 player in Postseason Oklahoma Top 15 (Rivals.com), No. 17 player in the Midlands (Scout.com) ... named All-State by Tulsa World, The Oklahoman and Oklahoma Coaches Association ... also played offensive line ... totaled 90 tackles with 14 sacks in 2004 ... named 5A-4 District Defensive Player of the Year in 2004 ... recorded 94 tackles with 10 sacks in 2003 ... coached by Rex Trent

2004: Redshirted.

SO

High School: Started and lettered for three years ... also played tight end and returned kickoffs ... team went 37-4 during his three years ... helped lead team to state, district and regional titles in 2002 and 2003 ... totaled 292 tackles (134 solo), 15 interceptions and 26 sacks during his career ... compiled 77 tackles, including 38 solo stops, three sacks and three interceptions as a senior ... amassed 350 yards on kick returns ... returned one of his picks 94 yards for a touchdown ... caught a 37-yard pass for a touchdown and intercepted a pass in the state championship game ... team ended the season with a 14-0 record ... team finished his junior year 13-1 and 10-3 during his sophomore campaign ... coached by Verlon Dorminey ... also played baseball his sophomore year. The Wrap-up: Worked at corner in the spring ... has run a 4.5 in the 40yard dash ... father coached under Jimmy Johnson at Oklahoma State ... born: Oct. 22, 1985 ... son of Joe and Julie Bowers.

COACHING STAFF

The Wrap-up: Son of Jim and Liz Blackard ... born June 6, 1986.

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2005: Redshirted.

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78 BILLY BLACKARD

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THE SOONERS 76 BRANNDON BRAXTON

18 CORTNEY CARTER

Youngstown, Ohio Ursuline High School

DALLAS, TEXAS DUNCANVILLE High School

OL

6-6

318

SO

2005: Started games two through four at right tackle and played in 11 games. High School: Rated the No. 53 player in the nation by Rivals.com ... rated the No. 6 offensive lineman in the nation by PrepStar and No. 13 by SuperPrep ... PrepStar All-American ... first team All-State, All-Northeastern Ohio and All-Steel Valley his junior and senior seasons ... a three-year letterman and a two-year starter ... graded out at 87 percent on run blocking and 96 percent on pass blocking his senior year ... team posted a 5-5 mark ... recorded an 86 percent run blocking grade and 91 percent pass blocking grade as a junior ... helped team reach the state semifinals and record a mark of 8-6 in 2002 ... varsity letterman in basketball ... led his conference in scoring ... competed in shot put and discus on the track and field team. The Wrap-up: Signed with Oklahoma in 2004, but qualified late and did not attend ... enrolled at OU in spring 2005 ... clocked at 5.1 in the 40 ... coached by Don Murphy ... born Dec. 10, 1985 ... son of Eric Braxton and Tonya Harris ... cousin of Samaki Walker of the Indiana Pacers.

BRANN DON BRAXTON

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DB

5-10

180

FR-RS

2005: Redshirted. High School: First team all-district pick and an all-state academic selection as a senior ... logged 61 tackles and two interceptions as a senior cornerback after getting 40 tackles and two interceptions as a junior safety ... both junior and senior teams posted 8-3 marks and advanced to postseason play ... coached by Dan Schreiber. The Wrap-up: Son of Mark Carter and Tina Jones ... born Sept. 24, 1985 ... sociology major.


THE SOONERS 20 QUINTON CARTER

Tulsa, Okla. Jenks High School

Las Vegas, Nev. Cheyenne High School

DB

199

SR

Loss Sacks INT FC FR PBU 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1-12 0-0 1-9 0 0 1 1-12 0-0 1-9 0 0 1

2005: Was used extensively as a nickel back late in the season ... top performance came at Texas Tech when he had a season-high four tackles and one interception ... outstanding special teams player, who had a tackle for a 12-yard loss on an attempted punt in the TCU game.

DB

6-1

185

FR

2006: A mid-year high school graduate ... enrolled at OU prior to the spring semester and went through spring ball with the Sooners ... his 36-inch vertical ranked No.3 on the team among receivers and defensive backs. High School: As quarterback for Cheyenne High, threw for more than 650 yards and eight touchdowns during regular season ... ran for 400-plus more yards ... earned all-league honors as a junior ... runs the 40-yard dash in 4.5 seconds ... also a standout basketball player ... coached by Dave Snyder.

2003: Played in every game on special teams ... backup defensive back ... blocked an LSU punt in the Nokia Sugar Bowl. 2002: Redshirted.

THE SOONERS

High School: Second team All-American by StudentSports.com ... No. 5 corner in the nation by Rivals.com, No. 8 corner by Insiders.com and No. 4 defensive back in the nation by SuperPrep ... consensus All-State ... played defensive back, wide receiver and running back and also returned kicks ... had 38 total tackles, three sacks, seven interceptions (two for TD) and two fumble recoveries in his final season ... averaged 20-plus yards on kickoff returns and 30.5 yards on punt returns ... carried 31 times for 305 yards and eight touchdowns ... 12 receptions for 196 yards and two TD ... won a state medal in the 100-meter dash ... coached by Allan Trimble.

COACHING STAFF

The Wrap-up: Born July 20, 1988 ... son of Clemon and Sandra Carter.

2004: Played on special teams and as a reserve defensive back.

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Year G-GS UT AT Total 2003 14-0 6 1 7 2004 13-0 5 1 6 2005 12-0 11 6 16 Total 39-0 22 8 29

5-10

BOOMER S OONER

6 JASON CARTER

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The Wrap-up: Son of Rhonda Carter ... one brother played basketball at Oregon State ... born Sept. 9, 1983 ... sociology major.

Jason Carter

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7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

THE SOONERS 84 QUENTIN CHANEY

34 MATT CLAPP

Tulsa, Okla. B. T. Washington High School

Phoenix, Ariz. Paradise Valley High School

WR

Year 2005

G-GS Rec 6-0 2

Yds 26

6-5

Avg 13.0

208

TD 0

So

Long 17 vs. TCU

2005: Saw action in six games ... had a 17-yard reception against TCU and a nine-yard grab against Tulsa. 2004: Redshirted. High School: Four-year starter and letterwinner football and basketball... also played at the free safety position ... posted a career 33-8 record and led team to a district championship all four years ... hauled in 24 catches for 570 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior ... scored three more touchdowns on the defensive side off of interceptions ... totaled 41 tackles and seven interceptions in 2003 ... named a team captain as a senior ... selected to compete in the Oil Bowl ... caught 18 passes his junior year for 404 yards and eight scores ... made 22 stops on defense ... intercepted five passes and returned one for a touchdown ... recorded 11 receptions for 155 yards and five scores in 2001 ... had eight catches for 139 yards and two touchdowns as a freshman ... coached by Antwain Jimmerson. The Wrap-up: Made signficant strides last spring ... tallest receiver in OU history ... runs the 40-yard dash in 4.5 seconds... earned all-area honors ... born Nov. 25, 1985 ... son of Melvin Crawford and Regina ChaneyCrawford.

Quentin Chaney

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FB

6-2

242

SO

2005: Played in nine games exclusively on special teams. High School: Played both fullback and linebacker ... gained 1,033 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior ... also totaled 71 solo tackles and four sacks in nine games before suffering a leg injury ... finished the 2003 campaign with 1,602 yards and 18 touchdowns ... rushed for 1,000 yards and 19 touchdowns as a sophomore ... named super All-State first team as fullback and as a linebacker ... awarded the Larry Gordon Award for state’s best linebacker and the “Whizzer” White Award given to the state’s best linebacker his senior year ... was the No. 6 fullback in the nation (Rivals. com) ... ranked No. 3 in the Postseason Arizona Top 15 (Rivals.com) ... awarded Phoenix Metro and Arizona Player of the Year (Phoenix Metro FB Magazine) ... listed as the No. 98 player in the Southwest (Scout.com) ... coached by Donni Yantis. The Wrap-up: Competing with Dane Zaslaw for the starting job ... son of Greg and Shelley Clapp ... born December 6, 1986 ... ... has taken an ice bath pror to every game since high school ... enjoys playing chess.


THE SOONERS 90 STEVEN COLEMAN

Sulphur Springs, Texas Sulphur Springs High School

Dallas, Texas Skyline High School

DB

6-2

216

DT

FR-RS

2005: Redshirted.

JR

UT AT Total Loss Sacks INT FC FR P BU 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 4 2 6 2-4 0-0 0 0 0 0 5 2 7 2-4 0-0 0 0 0 0

2005: Worked in a backup role ... had tackles for loss against TCU and Tulsa. 2004: Lone tackle came versus Kansas, an unassisted stop. 2003: Redshirted. High School: Ranked the No. 17 defensive tackle in the nation by both Rivals.com and The Sporting News ... named to the DFW Coca-Cola All-Star game and logged two sacks in that game ... had 38 tackles as a senior with two fumbles forced, two sacks, six deflections and four quarterback hurries ... helped team to the 5A playoffs as both a junior and senior ... also played on the offensive line during his high school career and had 72 pancakes as a sophomore (right guard) ... excellent high school student.

THE SOONERS

The Wrap-up: Had one of the best springs of any player on the team ... has put on 35 pounds since signing ... born Feb. 8, 1985 ... son of Joseph and Shirley Coleman ... sociology major.

COACHING STAFF

The Wrap-up: Enjoyed an excellent spring and will likely see extensive action at strong safety ... excelled in testing with a 360-pound bench press and a 37.5 vertical, both of which topped the receivers/defensive backs ... son of Quon Clayton ... born June 19, 1987.

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2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

High School: Rated the No. 12 safety in the country (ESPN.com), No. 74 player in the nation (Rivals.com), No. 3 safety in the nation (Rivals. com), No. 8 player in Texas Postseason Top 100 (Rivals.com), No. 63 player in the nation (Scout.com) and No. 4 safety in the nation (Scout.com) ... compiled 120 tackles and intercepted four passes during his senior campaign ... shared time at running back ... clocked at 4.52 in the 40-yard dash ... coach: Brad Turner.

Year G-GS 2004 11-0 2005 12-0 Totals 23-0

6-4

BOOMER S OONER

22 KEENAN CLAYTON

SEASON REVIEW

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50 JON COOPER

87 AARON CUMMINGS

Fort Collins, Colo. Fort Collins High School

Marlow, Okla. Marlow High School

OL

6-2

278

High School: Three-year starter and letterman ... named Offensive Player of the Year in the Front Range Conference ... captured team MVP honors as a senior ... also played defensive tackle ... totaled 92 tackles, eight sacks and two interceptions ... also forced six fumbles ... No. 20 defensive tackle in the country (ESPN.com) ... No. 6 center in the nation (Rivals. com) ... No. 3 Postseason Colorado Top 15 (Rivals.com) ... No. 20 player in the Midlands (Scout.com) ... bench presses 385 pounds ... coached by Eric Rice. The Wrap-up: Missed spring practice while recovering from surgery ... son of Tom and Chris Cooper ...dad played at Missouri from 1972-1975 and also wore No. 50 ... born October 1, 1986 ... enjoys snow skiing and his favorite slope is Copper Mountain ... has worked security and in a hat shop.

JON COOPER

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TE

SO

2005: Suffered a dislocation and break in his right ankle at Texas Tech and missed the remainder of the season ... started the Texas A&M and Texas Tech games at center and was one of the most solid true freshmen on the team ... also saw action throughout the season at guard ... played in a total of seven games ... had no penalties and a high passing grade of 83% in OU’s stringent grading process.

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

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240

FR-RS

2005: Redshirted. High School: Played eight man football his junior and senior year ... totaled 1,200 yards receiving and 12 touchdowns during his senior campaign ... recorded 1,002 yards receiving and 13 touchdowns as a junior ... owns school records for career and season receiving yards and touchdowns (37) ... also played basketball and baseball ... averaged 19 points per game and shot 50.8 percent from the field ... coached by John Strickland. The Wrap-up: Son of Brad and Scarlet Cummings ... born August 27, 1986.


THE SOONERS 30 DAN DIXON

Colleyville, Texas Heritage High School

TULSA, OKLA. CORNELL UNIVERSITY

DE

6-2

250

SO

2005: Responded well when Oklahoma was hit hard by injuries at the DE position ... had a tackle-high of two in three games ... logged a five-yard sack against Tulsa and a seven-yarder at Nebraska ... forced a fumble in the Tulsa game. 2004: Redshirted.

200

SR

2005: Saw action in six games on special teams. High School: Played running back and defensive back ... member of a state championship team as a junior ... earned all-metro and all-state honors ... was a 1,000-yard rusher as a senior ... had more than 100 tackles and two fumbles forced that same year ... high school teams were 44-8 games in four years ... also participated in track and field and was on a 1,600-meter relaty team that won a state championship in his sophomore year ... high school football coach was Joe Medina. The Wrap-up: Joined the program in the spring of 2004 ... son of Richard and Becky Dixon ... born January 12, 1983 ... majoring in political science ... chosen from OU’s Honors College for Leaders on Leadership Seminar in Washington, D.C.

THE SOONERS

The Wrap-up: Has been clocked at 4.7 in the 40-yard dash ... born May 22, 1986 ... son of Alan and Vernessa Davis.

COACHING STAFF

High School: Lettered his last two years ... shared time at defensive end and tight end during his career ... made 25 stops and recorded three sacks on defense as a senior ... hauled in 11 catches for 130 yards as a senior on offense ... also ran for 91 yards on seven carries ... served as a team captain his senior year ... played in the Coca-Cola All-Star Classic at defensive end ... selected to play in the Oil Bowl All-Star Game ... helped lead team to a 9-2 record during his junior season ... coached by Chris Cunningham

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BOOMER S OONER

95 ALAN DAVIS

SEASON REVIEW

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91 ALONZO DOTSON

83 BRODY ELDRIDGE

Alief, Texas Hastings High School

La Cygne, Kan. Prairie View High School

DE

6-4

252

TE

JR

6-5

248

FR-RS

2005: Sat out the season.

2005: Redshirted.

2004: Played in a backup role.

High School: Rated the No. 43 strongside defensive end in country (Rivals.com) and No. 16 player in the Midlands (Scout.com) ... All-State Kansas, 2004 ... broke his ankle in the second game of his senior year and did not play the rest of the season ... totaled 130 tackles and eight sacks his junior year ... also played tight end ... recorded 35 receptions and four touchdowns in the same season ... clocked at 4.7 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... coached by Sterling Hudson.

2003: Redshirted. In High School: His senior team went 11-3 with a district championship ... also advanced four rounds in the state playoffs ... recorded 114 tackles (89 assisted, 25 solo), 15 tackles for loss and 12 sacks in his final prep campaign ... also competed in the discus for the track and field team. The Wrap-up: Born March 24, 1985 ... son of James and Kenyatta Davis ... majoring in sociology ... nephew of former Green Bay Packers star Santana Dotson and grandson of Alphonse Dotson, who played for the Oakland Raiders in 1970.

CARL PENDLETON

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

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The Wrap-up: Converted to tight end last spring ... son of Walt and Janet Eldridge ... born March 31, 1987.


THE SOONERS 19 Joe Jon Finley

Canadian, Texas Canadian High School

Arlington, Texas Arlington High School

DE

6-3

250

SO

2005: Saw spot duty in the Kansas State and Texas Tech games.

Rec Yds 7 94 13 150 20 244

Avg 13.4 11.5 12.2

244

JR

TD Long 1 24 vs. Texas A&M 2 22 vs. Baylor 3 24 vs. Texas A&M

2005: All-Big 12 Academic second team ... hauled in touchdown receptions against Kansas State and Texas ... season-high three catches vs. UCLA and Baylor ... receiving yardage bests were 41 against UCLA, 39 against Baylor ... fifth leading receiver on the team, tops among the tight ends. 2004: Four of his six catches came over the last four games ... had a 24yard touchdown reception at A&M ... season-high two catches at Baylor ... All-Big 12 Academic. 2003: Redshirted.

THE SOONERS

High School: A top-35 athlete nationally by two recruiting services ... No. 24 quarterback in the nation by SuperPrep ... started at quarterback as a junior and senior and at tight end as a sophomore ... team went 12-2 his senior year with district and bi-district championships for a second consecutive year ... passed for 1,626 yards and rushed for 897 as a senior ... completed 82-of-168 passes and tossed 12 touchdowns in his final prep season ... also rushed for nine TDs and averaged 6.6 yards per carry ... coached by his father ... a hurdler on the track and field team ... qualified for the state meet in the 110 meter hurdles.

COACHING STAFF

The Wrapup: His 32.5-inch vertical tied for No. 3 on the team during spring testing ... born March 10, 1987 ... son of Dean and Kelly English.

Year G-GS 2004 12-0 2005 11-2 Total 23-2

6-6

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High School: Three-year letterman at both running back and defensive end ... amassed 1,285 yards rushing and scored 18 touchdowns during his senior year ... recorded 33 solo tackles, 48 assists, and 11 sacks in 2004 ... led team to state semifinals as a senior ... rushed for 1,800 yards and 25 touchdowns as junior ... totaled 53 tackles and seven sacks in four games his junior season ... also participated on the track and field team ... ran the 40-yard dash in 4.65 seconds ... No. 15 weakside linebacker (Rivals. com) ... No. 58 player in the Southwest (Scout.com) ... No. 49 player in Texas (Scout.com) ... No. 53 Texas Top 100 ... 7-AA All-District RB - 2003 and 2004 ... 7-AA All District DE - 2003 and 2004 ... Amarillo Globe Super Team defensive end ... recorded 315-pound bench press and 400-pound squat ... coached by Kyle Lynch.

TE

BOOMER S OONER

33 AUSTON ENGLISH

The Wrap-up: Born Jan. 30, 1985 ... his brother, Matt, played defensive back at Nebraska ... son of Mickey and Patty Finley ... sociology major.

SEASON REVIEW

Joe Jon Finley

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96 DeMARCUS GRANGER

21 JACOB GUTIERREZ

Dallas, Texas KIMBALL High School

San Antonio, Texas Madison High School

DT

6-3

294

FR-RS

2005: Redshirted. High School: Rated the No. 11 player in the country (ESPN.com), No. 1 DT in the country (ESPN.com), No. 6 overall (CollegeFootballNews. com), No. 2 DT overall (CollegeFootballNews.com), No. 11 player in the country (Rivals.com), No. 3 player in Texas (Rivals.com), No. 9 player in the country (Scout.com) and No. 5 player in Texas (Scout.com) ... named a Parade All-American ... 2004 U.S. Army High School All-American ... Dallas Morning News Defensive Player of the Year in 2003 and 2004 ... totaled 79 tackles, including 25 for loss, and 17 sacks as a senior ... also forced 11 fumbles ... recorded 68 tackles and 17 sacks his junior year ... named Class 4A All-State and the Dallas area defensive player of the year as a junior ... clocked at 5.2 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... bench presses 405 pounds and squats 550 pounds ... coached by Darryl Jordan. The Wrap-up: Son of Debra Granger ... born Sept. 4, 1986 ... his mother manages a Mexican restaurant ... enjoys electronics and cars, particularly Mustanges ... cousin of Indiana Pacers player Danny Granger .

RB

5-6

186

JR

Year G-GS Rushing Avg. TD Lg Rec. Avg. TD Long 2005 11-2 48-254 5.3 2 28 5-11 2.2 0 7 2005: Got a start against Baylor and responded with 30 carries for 173 yards and two touchdowns ... registered his long run of the season in that game, a 28-yarder for a touchdown ... three tackles on special teams and a blocked punt against Kansas State ... missed the Texas A&M game after suffering a dislocated right elbow at Nebraska, then tore the ACL in his left knee in the Holiday Bowl ... both injuries occured on special teams play. 2004: Worked in a reserve role, but did not have any statistics. 2003: Redshirted. High School: Offensive Player of the Year in 2002 as named by the San Antonio Quarterback Club ... two-time all-district and all-city selection ... three-year starter ... finished career with 4,507 rushing yards and 52 touchdowns ... carried the ball 189 times as a senior for 1,815 yards, caught 11 passes for 123 yards and scored 52 touchdowns ... had 1,626 yards on 213 carries and 18 touchdowns as a junior The Wrap-up: Sat out spring 2006 drills while recoveirng from surgery ... one of six collegiate finalists for the 2006 Coach Wooden Cup, a citizenship award that was presented by Athletes For A Better World in Atlanta on Jan. 24 ... received the Youth Citizen Award, recognizing volunteerism, from the United Way of Norman and Junior League of Norman in the spring of 2005 ... born March 13, 1984 ... son of Art and Linda Gutierrez ... majoring in sociology.

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

THE SOONERS

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

JACOB GUTIERRE Z

104 2006 OKLAHOMA FOOTBALL GUID E

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THE SOONERS 5 NIC HARRIS

Huntington Beach, Calif. Golden West Comm. College

Alexandria, La. Alexandria High School

QB

6-4

201

SO

High School: Three-year starter in high school ... threw for 2,500 yards and 28 touchdowns as a senior ... earned first team All-Area and All-CIF honors as a senior while leading his team to the All-CIF championship ... has a 28.7-inch vertical leap.

218

SO

Year G-GS UT AT Total Loss Sacks INT FC FR P BU 2005 10-2 8 8 16 1-0 1-0 0 1 0 0 2005: Started the Kansas State and Texas games at free safety ... had seven tackles and one sack against KSU ... also logged seven tackles against the Longhorns and forced one fumble ... joined fellow true freshman Reggie Smith as a defensive back against the Wildcats, marking only the second time in school history that two freshmen had started in the secondary ... a mainstay on special teams units.

The Wrap-up: Born October 6, 1986 ... guardian is LaQuanda Harrell ... has held jobs at a sporting goods store, as a baseball umpire and a basketball official ... said the event that most shaped his life was, “growing up without parents.�

THE SOONERS

High School: Recorded 74 tackles and intercepted 11 passes, returning four for touchdowns his senior season ... led school to consecutive state playoffs appearances ... named All-CENLA defensive MVP his senior year ... totaled 81 tackles and intercepted 10 passes as a junior ... owned school record with 21 interceptions and 9 interceptions returned for touchdowns... No. 11 safety in the nation (ESPN.com) ... No. 62 player in the Southeast (Scout.com) ... No. 94 player in the nation (Rivals.com) ... No. 5 safety in the nation (Rivals.com) ... No. 7 safety in the nation (CollegeFootballNews.com) ... unanimous Defensive MVP Louisiana (2004) ... All-Central Louisiana Honors (2004) ... All-State (2004)... also played wide receiver and returned punts ... clocked at 4.5 in the 40-yard dash ... honors student ... coached by Butch Stoker.

COACHING STAFF

The Wrap-up: Born Jan. 29, 1986 ... son of Corky and Teresa Halzle.

6-3

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Junior College: Enrolled at OU at the beginning of the 2006 spring semester ... threw for 2,077 yards and 13 touchdowns in 10 games ... can do 21 reps on the bench at 185 pounds ... runs a 4.58 in the 40-yard dash ... coached by Ray Shackleford.

DB

BOOMER S OONER

11 JOEY HALZLE

SEASON REVIEW

NIC HARRIS

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10 GARRETT HARTLEY

11 LENDY HOLMES

Southlake, Texas Carroll High School

Dallas, T exas S outh Oak Cliff High school

K

Year G Att.-Made 2004 3-3 1-1 2005 12-12 14-22 Total 15-15 15-23

5-9

186

JR

Pct. Blk. Long PAT Pct. 1.000 0 29 vs. USC 12-12 1.000 .636 1 52 vs. Texas 37-38 .974 .652 1 52 vs. Texas 49-50 .980

2005: Named Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week after making all three of his field goal attempts, including one to tie the game at the end of the first overtime, against Baylor ... his 52-yarder against Texas the longest ever by a Sooner against the Longhorns ... also made a 50-yarder against Nebraska ... kicked off 67 times and had 33 touchbacks ... including squibs and sky kicks, averaged 58.5 yards on kickoffs ... had just one kickoff go out of bounds. 2004: Took over as the starting kicker at Baylor where he made all four of his PATs ... made all 12 of his PATs on the season ... his lone field goal attempt was a 29-yard make against Southern California in the Orange Bowl ... also had primary kickoff responsibilities after taking over the placements. High School: Rated No. 2 kicker in the nation by Rivals.com ... No. 71 player in Texas (SuperPrep) ... named All-State by Dallas Morning News ... three-year starter and letterman ... set a national record for points in a career by a kicker ... established a state record for extra points in a career with 90 ... successful on 14 of his 26 field goal attempts in 2003 ... recorded a long of 52 yards ... 86 percent of kickoffs went for touchbacks ... also served as the team’s punter and averaged 44.3 yards per kick ... nailed 14 of his 17 field goal attempts as a junior ... hit on 11-of-13 tries in 2001 ... coached by Todd Dodge. The Wrap-up: Born May 16, 1986 ... son of Bill and Cookie Hartley ... majoring in marketing.

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

THE SOONERS

106 2006 OKLAHOMA FOOTBALL GUID E

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DB

Year 2005

G-GS Rec 10-0 2

Yds 19

6-1

Avg 9.5

196

SO

TD Long 0 11 vs. Texas A&M

2005: Both of his receptions came against Texas A&M ... returned four kickoffs for 66 yards wtih a long of 29 yards against Texas ... returned seven punts for 41 yards with a long of 21 at Nebraska ... credited with one tackle ... attempted one pass (incomplete) against Texas A&M. 2004: Redshirted. High School: A three-year letterman ... competed at eight different positions during his career including punter, kicker, quarterback, running back, wide receiver and defensive back ... also returned punts and kickoffs ... posted an 8-1 record as a starting quarterback during his career ... caught 38 passes and scored 10 touchdowns his senior year ... tossed two touchdown strikes as well ... intercepted six passes on defense ... played in only two games as a senior due to a broken collarbone ... team posted a 6-5 mark ... participated in the U.S. Army High School All-American Bowl with fellow Sooners Rhett Bomar, Adrian Peterson and Marcus Walker ... caught six passes and scored two touchdowns during the Coca-Cola All-Star Game ... hauled in 38 catches for 505 yards as a junior ... also intercepted four passes on defense ... team went 3-7 in 2002 and 6-5 his sophomore year ... runs a 4.4 in the 40-yard dash ... coached by J.B. Wallace ... also a three-year letterman in basketball ... was first team alldistrict ... averaged 11 points, six rebounds, 4.5 assists and 2.5 assists during his junior campaign ... selected to the Midland Oilman’s Classic all-tournament team as a sophomore and junior ... earned all-tournament honors at the Coca-Cola and Elite Eight tournaments in 2002. The Wrap-up: Made a successful switch from receiver to cornerback in the spring of 2006 ... born Oct. 28, 1985 ... son of Lendy and Charlotte Holmes.


THE SOONERS 9 JUAQUIN IGLESIAS

Conway, S.C. Conway High School

Killeen, Texas Killeen High School

WR DB

6-3 6-0

200 196

FR-RS SO

2005: Redshirted.

G-GS 12-4

Rec Yds 19 290

Avg 15.3

198

SO

TD Long 2 34 vs. TAMU, Ore.

2005: Emerged as a budding standout as a true freshman ... caught a 21-yard pass in the second overtime to give OU a win over Baylor ... also caught a touchdown against Oklahoma State ... set season highs in receptions (5) and yards (85) in the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl ... had three receptions for 38 yards at UCLA and 62 receiving yards against Texas A&M ... one rush for a nine-yard gain at Nebraska. High School: Earned all-area honors as a junior ... recorded 42 catches for 886 and 10 touchdowns as a senior ... threw two passes during his career, both for touchdowns ... also returned kicks ... named first team all-district as a senior in district 16-4A ... a starter on the basketball team where he averaged 17 points per game ... ran the 400, 800, and 1,600 relays as well ... coached by Sam Jones.

COACHING STAFF

The Wrap-up: Born July 29, 1986 ... son of Eric and Patricia Huggins ... parents are chefs and own their own restaurant.

Year 2005

6-1

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High School: Rated the No. 8 WR in the nation (Rivals.com), No. 10 WR in the nation (ESPN.com), No. 11 WR in the nation (Scout.com), No. 2 player in South Carolina (Rivals.com), No. 2 player in South Carolina (Scout.com) and No. 2 player in South Carolina (ESPN.com) ... Parade All-American, 2004 ... U.S. Army High School All-American ... AP All-State, 2003 and 2004 ... played DB in 2002 and WR in 2003 and 2004 ... returned kicks in 2004 ... helped Conway to a 35-6 record in his three seasons ... caught a team-high 15 TDs his junior year ... posted a career-high 150 receiving yards, while tying career best of eight catches in 2003 state championship ... team appeared in two state championship games during his career ... started 32 games in three years ... runs the 40-yard dash in 4.5 seconds ... also competed on the basketball and track and field teams.

WR

BOOMER S OONER

17 ERIC HUGGINS

The Wrap-up: Runs 4.45 in the 40 ... son of Bobby and Bernita Iglesias ... father owns a barber shop ... born August 22, 1987 ... pronounced WAHkeen E-glay-C-us.

THE SOONERS

JUAQUIN IGLESIAS

SEASON REVIEW HISTORY 107 1950

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


2 BRIAN JACKSON

6 MANUEL JOHNSON

De Soto, Texas De Soto High School

Gilmer, Texas Gilmer High School

DB

6-1

190

WR

FR-RS

2005: Redshirted. High School: Rated the No. 17 cornerback in the nation (ESPN.com), No. 20 cornerback in the country (Rivals.com), No. 34 player Postseason Texas Top 100 (Rivals.com), No. 59 player in the state of Texas (Scout. com) and No. 61 player in the Southwest (Scout.com) ... made 35 tackles and intercepted six passes as a senior ... team posted a 9-2 mark in 2004 ... totaled 30 tackles and four picks during his senior season ... clocked at 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... competed on track and field team ... honors student ... coached by Dave Meadows. The Wrap-up: Sat out spring 2006 drills after suffering a knee injury during off-season conditioining ... son of Steven Jackson and O.C. and Cathy Johnson ... his cousin, Chris Draft, is a linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons ... born May 4, 1987.

Year 2005

G-GS 10-0

Rec Yds 10 170

5-11

Avg 17.0

176

TD 1

SO

Long 55 vs. Okla. St.

2005: Speedster who made an impact as a true freshman ... had a 55-yard catch and run touchdown against Oklahoma State ... season highs with four catches and 70 yards against Baylor ... two catches for 32 yards in the Holiday Bowl ... one rush for eight yards vs. Kansas. High School: Played quarterback and wide receiver ... threw for 48 career touchdowns, ran for 18 touchdowns, and caught 17 touchdowns ... set school season passing record ... No. 13 wide receiver in the nation (Rivals. com) ... No. 16 player Postseason Texas Top 100 (Rivals.com) ... No. 21 player in Texas (SuperPrep) ... MVP District 13-AAA (2004) ... MVP All East Texas (2004) ... first team All-State (2004) ... Dave Campbell Player of the Year (2004) ... first team All-State (2003) ... also a member of the basketball and track and field teams ... coached by Jeff Traylor. The Wrap-up: Ran 4.49 in the 40 last spring ... born October 14, 1986 ... son of Manuel and Marylyn Anderson ... eats a whole bag of peanut M&Ms before every game..

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

THE SOONERS

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Manuel Johnson

108 2006 OKLAHOMA FOOTBALL GUID E

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THE SOONERS 13 MIKE KNALL

Longview, Texas Longview High School

Scottsdale, Ariz. SCOTTSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

WR

G-GS 11-7

Rec Yds 33 471

Avg 14.2

214

SO

TD Long 2 42 vs. Texas A&M

5-9

182

SO

2005: Did not kick in game competition. Junior College: Averaged 43.9 yards per punt as a freshman for the Fighting Artichokes of Scottsdale Community College. High School: Earned two varsity letters as a punter and tailback for Chaparral High School in hometown of Scottsdale, Ariz. ... averaged 39.3 yards per punt as a senior ... also tallied 230 yards rushing on 26 carries and 208 yards receiving on six catches ... scored three touchdowns in his final prep season ... earned All-East Sky Region honors as a junior ... coached by Ron Estabrook. The Wrap-up: Son of Phil Knall and Debbie Bell ... born April 13, 1986.

THE SOONERS

High School: Caught 29 passes for 638 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior ... had 27 catches for 826 yards and six touchdowns as a junior ... three-time all-district first team selection at wide receiver ... named first team All-State his final two years ... No. 13 wide receiver (ESPN.com) ... No. 93 player in the nation (ESPN.com) ... No. 6 wide receiver in the country (Rivals.com and Scout.com) ... No. 68 player in the nation (Rivals. com) ... No. 7 Postseason Texas Top 100 (Rivals.com) ... No. 1 wide receiver in Texas (Scout.com) ... first team All-East Texas by Texas Sports Writers ... has a 38-inch vertical jump ... coached by John King

COACHING STAFF

2005: All-Big 12 honorable mention (Big 12 Coaches) ... named to The Sporting News’ Freshman All-America honorable mention team and All-Big 12 Freshman Team ... led the Sooners in receptions and receiving yards ... season-high eight receptions at Nebraska ... caught seven passes for 79 yards in the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl ... hauled in five passes for a seasonbest 118 yards against Texas A&M ... had TD catches against Kansas and Texas Tech ... ended season ranked No. 3 at OU for receiving yards by a freshman and for receptions by a freshman ... became the fourth freshman in OU history to lead the team in receiving, the first since 1975.

P

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Year 2005

6-4

BOOMER S OONER

4 MALCOLM KELLY

The Wrap-up: Born December 30, 1986 ... son of Moses and Marva Kelly, both of whom are mechanical engineers.

Malcolm Kelly SEASON REVIEW HISTORY 109 1950

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

THE SOONERS 46 ZACH LATIMER

40 CURTIS LOFTON

Denver, Colo. Gateway High School

Kingfisher, Okla. Kingfisher High School

LB

Year G-GS UT AT Total 2003 7-0 0 0 0 2004 8-0 8 4 12 2005 12-12 52 32 84 Total 27-12 60 36 96

6-2

Loss 0-0 3-4 6-34 9-38

232

SR

Sacks INT FC FR PBU 0-0 0 0 0-0 0 1-1 0 0 0-0 0 4-31 0 2 1-0 4 5-32 0 2 1-0 4

2005: All-Big 12 honorable mention (AP) ... ranked second on the team for tackles ... made a season-high 15 tackles in his first start against TCU ... came back with 12 stops and a fumble recovery against Texas ... seven tackles against Oregon in the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl ... credited with two sacks for 19 yards in losses and a fumble forced against Oklahoma State ... also forced a fumble in the Tulsa game. 2004: Tied for team-high honors with four tackles versus Colorado ... also had four stops against Houston. 2003: Worked in a backup role and on special teams. 2002: Redshirted. High School: Parade All-American ... ranked among the top 100 players in the country by several services ... No. 14 linebacker in the nation by SuperPrep ... ranked among the top 100 players in the country by two recruiting services ... Colorado Defensive Player of the Year by the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News ... Gatorade Colorado Player of the Year ... two-time All-State honoree ... 4A defensive player of the year ... fouryear starter ... had 93 tackles and 16 sacks as a senior ... also played H-back, receiver and tight end on offense ... led team to 9-3 record and second-place league finish ... helped team qualify for the state playoffs for the first time in 15 years ... led the state in sacks while piling up 108 tackles and eight fumble recoveries as a junior ... coached by Jeff Sweet ... also a four-year starter in basketball. The Wrap-up: Did not participate in spring drills while coming back from a shoulder injury ... born Oct. 21, 1983 ... son of Don and Cynthia Latimer ... father played for the Miami Hurricanes and Denver Broncos ... sociology major.

CURTIS LOFTON

110 2006 OKLAHOMA FOOTBALL GUID E

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LB

6-1

238

SO

Year G-GS UT AT Total Loss Sacks INT FC FR PBU 2005 11-0 3 0 3 1-1 0-0 0 0 0-0 0 2005: Saw spot duty at middle linebacker ... got most of his action on the Sooners’ special teams ... made a tackle for loss against Oklahoma State. High School: Three-year letterman and starter ... also played fullback ... led team in tackles with 168 his senior year and 505 over his career ... team won the 3A state championship in 2003 and advanced to semifinals in 2004 ... rushed for 12 touchdowns as a senior ... No. 8 inside LB in the nation (ESPN.com) ... No. 2 in the Midlands (SuperPrep and Scout.com) ... No. 9 linebacker in the nation (Scout.com) ... No. 2 player in Oklahoma (Scout.com) ... No. 4 inside LB in the nation (Rivals.com) ... No. 62 player in the nation (Rivals.com) ... Parade first team All-American (2004) ... The Oklahoman All-State (2004) ... first team Coaches All-State 2004 ... nominated for the March of Dimes Oklahoma Headliners Banquet as one of the top scholar-athletes in the state of Oklahoma ... competed on the basketball and track teams ... honors student ... coached by Jeff Myers. The Wrap-up: Benched 380 last spring to tie for No. 2 among OU’s TE/LB group ... son of Terrell and LaDona Lofton ... born June 9, 1986.


THE SOONERS 79 CHRIS MESSNER

Austin, Texas Austin High School

Frederick, Okla. Frederick High School

QB

5-11

180

SO

2004: Redshirted. High School: Got the starting job in the final game of his junior season ... threw for 1,800 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior ... also played basketball (point guard) and participated in track and field (high jump) ... football coach was Steve Davis.

SR

2005: Played in all 12 games at right tackle and started eight, including the last eight in a row ... got the nod in the opener, then worked in a reserve role in games two through four before regaining the starting spot ... had only two penalties and gave up just one sack. 2004: Saw action in six games as a backup tackle. 2003: One of the top reserves along the offensive line ... started the opener at left tackle, then worked as a reserve in 11 of the last 12 games. 2002: Redshirted. High School: A three-year starter ... versatile player who started at six different positions during his high school career ... All-State by the Oklahoma Coaches Association ... accounted for 68 tackles and eight sacks during his senior season in addition to two interceptions and two blocked punts ... also played quarterback his senior season with 627 rushing yards, 754 passing yards and 12 touchdowns ... finished his junior year with 69 tackles, 11 sacks, two blocked punts and one blocked kick ... started in basketball and baseball and was a member of the golf team ... coached by Todd Hudson. The Wrap-up: His 34.5 vertical is tops among OU’s OL/DL ... son of Richard and Marcia Messner ... born Oct. 9, 1983 ... sociology major ... eats the same meal prior to each game -- mixture of lasagna and green beans followed by two bowls of Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

THE SOONERS

Chris Messner

280

COACHING STAFF

The Wrap-up: Born June 4, 1984 ... son of Randy and Jenna McEachern ... his father played quarterback at Texas and his mother was a cheerleader for the Longhorns ... his mother edited Mack Brown’s first book and is also editing his second ... both of his grandfathers played Division I football (paternal at TCU, maternal at North Texas) and both were high school coaches ... majoring in film and video studies.

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2005: Took over as the holder on placements prior to the Holiday Bowl game ... won the most inspirational walk-on and scout team player of the year awards.

OL

BOOMER S OONER

16 HAYS McEACHERN

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


89 CORDERO MOORE

77 SHERRONE MOORE

MeSquite, Texas Horn High School

Derby, Kan. Butler County Comm. College

DT

6-3

297

FR-RS

2005: Redshirted. High School: Three-year starter and letterman ... played tight end and defensive end ... totaled 95 tackles and 6.5 sacks in 2004 ... recorded 14 tackles for loss during his senior year ... runs a 4.9 40-yard dash ... bench pressed 320 pounds and squats 400 pounds ... also a standout basketball player ... coached by Don Payne. The Wrap-up: Born September 14, 1986 ... son of Roderick and Bernadine Moore ... mother is a highway patrol sergeant ... father played football at Tennessee-Chattanooga.

Adrian PETERSON

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

THE SOONERS

112 2006 OKLAHOMA FOOTBALL GUID E

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OL

6-4

300

SO

Junior College: Enrolled at OU in January ... two-year starter at Butler County Community College ... helped Butler to two conference titles and a 20-3 record in two seasons ... second team all-conference selection ... four-star pick by Scout.com ... ran the 40-yard dash in 5.2 seconds ... attended Derby High School in Derby, Kan ... coached by Troy Morrell. The Wrap-up: Born Feb. 3, 1986 ... son of Michael and Debra-Ann Moore.


THE SOONERS 23 ALLEN PATRICK

Miami, Fla. Carol City High School

Conway, S.c. Independence CC

DE

6-3

214

Sr

2005: Worked in a reserve role.

RB

6-1

195

JR

2004: Had tackles against Houston and Oregon. 2003: Worked in a reserve role. 2002: Redshirted.

The Wrap-up: Son of Fred and Juanita Nixon ... born: Oct. 16, 1983 ... first name pronounced luh-NAR ... his father played at OU and lettered from 1976-79.

Junior College: No. 14 player in the JC Top 25 (Rivals.com) ... No. 23 JUCO player in the nation (CollegeFootballNews.com) ... first team Jayhawk All-Conference (2004) ... preseason All-American by J.C. Gridwire (2004) ... sat out most of his sophomore season at Independence (Kan.) Community College with a broken fibula and received a medical hardship.

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The Wrap-up: Ran 4.45 second in the 40-yard dash in spring 2006 drills ... also logged the best vertical jump on the team at 37.5 inches ... son of Veronica Bromell and Roland Patrick ... has worked with his father in brick masonry ... born February 15, 1984.

THE SOONERS

High School: Attended Conway High School in Conway, S.C. ... played defensive back, running back and kick returner ... recorded 105 tackles and four sacks as a senior ... rushed for 681 yards and seven touchdowns on 103 carries ... averaged 33 yards per return, including a 92-yard kickoff return for a touchdown ... first team All-State (2003) ... participated in 2002 Shrine Bowl ... coached by David Ward.

COACHING STAFF

High School: No. 11 tight end by Insider.com ... ranked among the top 100 players in Florida ... limited by an injury as a senior ... caught six passes and averaged 17 yards per catch ... limited to four games by injury ... totaled 315 yards on 28 receptions and eight touchdowns his junior year ... also played on special teams ... a three-year starter ... coached by Walt Frazier.

2005: Converted from defensive back to running back early in the season ... got his first carries in game four vs. Kansas State ... carried 15 times for 49 yards against Baylor ... had three attempts for 42 yards, including a 28-yard touchdown, against Texas A&M ... logged three carries for 31 yards in the Oklahoma State game and scored the first touchdown of the game on a 27-yard sprint ... two of his four receptions came in the Kansas game ... his longest catch, a 12-yarder, came against Baylor ... had four kickoff returns for 69 yards with a long of 31 against Oregon in the Holiday Bowl ... credited with eight tackles and one fumble recovery (Baylor) as a special teams standout.

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

Year G-GS Att. Yds. Avg. TD Rec. Yds. TD KO-Yds. T ack. 2005 11-0 25 136 5.5 2 4 8 0 4-69 8

BOOMER S OONER

82 LAENAR NIXON

Allen Patrick HISTORY 113 1950

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


68 CARL PENDLETON

28 ADRIAN PETERSON

Sapulpa, Okla. Sapulpa High School

Palestine, Texas Palestine High School

DT

Year 2004 2005 Total

G-GS UT AT Total 13-11 5 12 17 12-8 6 2 8 25-19 11 14 25

6-5

285

JR

Loss Sacks INT FC FR PBU 3-9 1-7 0 2 0 0 5-26 2-20 0 0 0 1 8-35 3-27 0 2 0 1

2005: All-Big 12 Academic first team ... started games four through 10 ... tackle best of two against Kansas State and Texas ... spread his five tackles for loss over five games ... had sacks against Texas and Kansas ... also broke up a pass against the Jayhawks. 2004: Started eight of the last nine games ... missed the Kansas game with an injury ... season-high four tackles and his lone sack came versus Texas ... All-Big 12 Academic selection. 2003: Redshirted. High School: All-State and all-area selection ... nation’s No. 9 defensive tackle according to Rivals.com ... team MVP in 2002 ... selected for the National High School All-Star Game in San Antonio, Texas ... played as both an offensive and defensive tackle ... recorded six sacks as a senior. The Wrap-up: Sat out the spring of 2006 while recovering from an injury ... president of OU’s chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and speaks frequently to youth groups across the state ... served as an OU yell leader during 2003-2004 basketball season ... born Oct. 18, 1984 ... son of Carl and Nechia Pendleton ... lived in Georgia during his childhood ... father played football at the Tulsa and also wore No. 68 ... sociology major.

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

THE SOONERS RB

Year G-GS Rushing Avg. 2004 13-8 339-1,925 5.7 2005 11-8 220-1,108 5.0 Total 24-16 559-3,033 5.4

6-2

TD 15 14 29

Lg 80 84 84

215

Rec. Avg. 5-12 2.4 9-50 5.5 14-62 4.4

JR

TD Long 0 6 0 11 0 11

2005: Consensus All-Big 12 ... missed all or more than half of four games with ankle injury and still rushed for more yards than any other Big 12 RB ... second in the league in rushing to Missouri QB Brad Smith ... had the 14th-best rushing season in school history ... ran for more than 100 yards in five of the eight games in which he was healthy ... gained 237 yards on 24 carries with two TDs (84 and 71) vs. Oklahoma State and was named the Walter Camp National Player of the Week ... carried 32 times for 220 yards and three TDs in win over Tulsa. 2004: Second in the Heisman balloting, best finish ever by a freshman ... No. 3 in voting for the Maxwell Award (player of the year) ... consensus All-American while playing against six ranked foes ... first OU freshman to be named All-America ... first freshman since Dre Bly in 1996 to be named AP All-American ... first freshman Doak Walker Award finalist ... totaled a nation-leading and NCAA freshman record 339 rushing attempts (third highest in OU history) ... No. 3 nationally with 1,925 rushing yards ... yards after contact were 1,365, 71% of his net ... broke OU school season rushing record set in 1978 by Billy Sims (1,896) and NCAA freshman record set in 1996 by Wisconsin’s Ron Dayne (1,863) ... also set NCAA frosh marks for consecutive 100-yard rushing games (9) and total 100-yard rushing games (11) ... His 11, 100-yard games ranked second at OU (Quentin Griffin had 12 in 2002) ... tied NCAA freshman record for reaching 1,000 yards in the fewest games (7) with Emmitt Smith (Florida, 1987) and Marshall Faulk (San Diego State, 1991) ... Greg Pruitt, who reached 1,000 yards in six games of the 1971 season, is the only OU back to reach the plateau faster than Peterson ... rushed for 100 yards in 11 of 13 games ... lone exceptions were game 10 when he played sparingly in a win over Nebraska (15-58) due to injury and the Orange Bowl (25-82) ... No. 6 nationally in rushing yards (148.1 per game) ... set OU freshman allpurpose record with 1,937 yards, the third-highest figure in school history ... No. 15 nationally with 149.0 all-purpose yards/game ... had 44 rushes of 10 or more yards and eight of 35 yards or longer ... second OU frosh to rush for 100 yards in debut game, and the first RB to do so. High School: Consensus national player of the year ... rushed for 2,960 yards on 252 attempts, an average of 11.7 yards per carry, and 32 touchdowns as a senior ... finished his 2002 campaign with 2,051 yards on 246 carries, an average of 8.3 yards per carry, and 22 TDs ... coached by Jerry Harrell ... also competed in track and field and basketball. The Wrap-up: First player in school history to eclipse 3,000 rushing yards in two seasons ... tied for fourth in school history with 16, 100-yard games and is third with four 200-yard performances ... career rushing total of 3,033 ranks eighth at OU ... ran a team-best 4.37 in the 40 in the spring of 2006 ... also registered a vertical leap of 37 inches ... born March 21, 1985 ... son of Nelson Peterson and Bonita Jackson.

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THE SOONERS 49 IAN PLEASANT

Lewisville, Texas Lewisville High School

ALEXANDRIA, VA. WEST HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE

LB

6-2

LB

JR

INT FC FR PBU 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0

2005: Started at strong side linebacker at UCLA for the injured Clint Ingram ... responded with 10 tackles, nine of which were unassisted ... also had two tackles for loss in that game and one sack for minus-four yards.

2003: Redshirted.

JR

2005: Redshirted. Junior College: Played at West Hills in Coalinga, Calif., ... started at linebacker both years ...first-team All-Valley Conference as a sophomore, honorable mention as a freshman ... team won the Graffiti Bowl ... coached by Mark Gritton. High School: Three-year starter at linebacker for Hayfield Secondary School, Alexandria, Va. … his senior year shortened due to the D.C., sniper attacks … finished with 180 career tackles, 80 assisted, eight sacks and one interception…played fullback for one game… two rushes for 33 yards, two receptions for 80 yards … honorable mention 2001/02 all-metro (Virginia, D.C. and Maryland) … all-district first tam on defense as a junor and senior and second team all-region …coach was Billy Pugh. The Wrapup: Joined the team in the spring of 2005 ... born June 22, 1984 ... son of Mike Pleasant, a former OU player and track & field conference champion, and Lori Higgins ... his stepfather is Frank Higgins ... played nine seasons of hockey prior to high school and then again recreationally during high school ... majoring in sociology.

THE SOONERS

High School: Consensus top-10 linebacker in the nation by major recruiting services ... Top 100 Dream Team by PrepStar ... U.S. Army All-American ... District 7-5A Defensive Player of the Year ... twice named first team all-district ... lettered three years and was a starter for two and one-half seasons ... made 138 tackles, including 10 for loss, four sacks and two fumble recoveries during his senior campaign ... recorded 88 tackles, 12 for loss, and two interceptions as a junior ... coached by Ronnie Gage ... competed on the basketball team.

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2004: Got two of his three tackles at Oklahoma State ... saw action in 13 games.

5-11

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Year G-GS UT AT Total Loss Sacks 2004 12-0 2 1 3 0-0 0-0 2005 7-1 9 1 10 2-5 1-4 Total 19-1 11 2 13 2-5 1-4

225

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51 DEMARRIO PLEASANT

The Wrap-up: Logged a vertical of 36.5 inches last spring ... born Oct. 11, 1984 ... son of Dwayne and Susan Pleasant ... sociology major ... his cousin, Erwin Swiney, played college ball at Nebraska before moving on to the Green Bay Packers.

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8 RYAN REYNOLDS

72 GEORGE ROBINSON

Las Vegas, Nev. Bishop Gormon academy

Atlanta, Ga. Washington High School

LB

6-2

230

SO

OL

6-5

332

SO

Year G-GS UT AT Total Loss Sacks INT FC FR PBU 2005 9-0 1 2 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0

2005: Played in 10 games, mostly at left guard as a true freshman ... saw some action at left tackle early in the season.

2005: True freshman who saw most of his snaps on special teams ... logged tackles against Tulsa, Nebraska and Oklahoma State.

High School: Three-year starter at offensive tackle ... recorded 87 pancake blocks and graded 91 percent ... named to the Super 11 by the Atlanta Journal Constitution in 2004 ... played nose tackle in goal line situations ... coached by Rodney Cofield.

High School: Four-year letterman ... played linebacker, defensive back, tight end and fullback ... had 94 tackles and six sacks as senior ... recorded 96 tackles and six sacks as junior ... ran for a career-best 393 yards as junior ... No. 30 player in the nation (ESPN.com) ... No. 2 linebacker in the nation (ESPN.com) ... No. 7 player in the Northwest (Scout.com) ... No. 2 outside LB in the nation (Rivals.com) ... No. 26 player in the nation (Rivals. com) ... No. 1 Postseason Nevada Top 10 (Rivals.com) ... No. 24 overall (CollegeFootballNews.com) ... No. 3 LB overall (CollegeFootballNews. com) ... USA Today First Team All-American (2004) ... Nevada’s Gatorade Player of the Year (2004) ... played in 2005 U.S. Army All-American game ... clocked at 4.57 in the 40-yard dash ... honors student ... state high school wrestling champion and five-time national Judo champion ... coached by David White. The Wrap-up: Suffered a torn ACL just after the completion of spring practice ... son of Craig and Barbara Reynolds ... born September 20, 1986 ... held a part-time job at his parents’ boat rental company.

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

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The Wrap-up: Versatile performer who could play guard or tackle ... born October 10, 1986 ... son of Wanda Bryant and George Robinson ... guardians are Connie Bryant and Clifford Austin ... worked as a hawker selling programs and peanuts at Atlanta Braves games ... great nephew of singer/songwriter Smokey Robinson ... has visited Australia.

PAUL THOMPSON


THE SOONERS 71 Cameron Schacht

Salem, N.J. Salem High School

Coppell, Texas Coppell High School

LB

6-1

225

FR-RS

OL

2005: Worked in a reserve role.

High School: Four-year letterman ... recorded 34 tackles and one sack his senior year after recovering from an off-season automobile accident in which he suffered fractures to neck vertebrae ... posted 95 tackles, six sacks, and eight caused fumbles as a junior ... totaled 80 tackles and four sacks as a sophomore ... started at defensive end his freshman year ... had 49 tackles and three sacks ... honor student ... coached by Dave Lindenmuth ... runs a 4.6 40-yard dash.

2004: Redshirted.

SO

High School: Started his last two years ... registered 67 pancakes in 11 games as a senior ... received an offensive line grade of 94 percent in 2003 ... averaged close to 12 knockdowns per game ... voted the team’s “Lineman of the Year” ... helped lead team to a 9-3 record and a regional semifinal berth ... played in the Coca-Cola All-Star Game ... selected to play in the Oil Bowl ... team posted an 8-4 record in 2002 ... coached by Mike Fuller. The Wrap-up: Born Jan 1, 1986 ... son of Carl and Karl Schacht.

JOHN WILLIAMS

COACHING STAFF

The Wrap-up: Born February 8, 1987 ... son of Myria Robinson and Craig Parsley ... was in a serious automobile accident in May 2004 -- he broke two vertebrae in his neck and required 60-70 stitches on his back, face, nose and eye socket ... once attended a 10-day football camp in Hawaii ... his uncle, Damion Johnson, was an offensive lineman at Kansas State and then later with the New York Giants.

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2005: Redshirted.

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30 LAMONT ROBINSON

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* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


74 BRIAN SIMMONS

3 REGGIE SMITH

Raleigh, N.c. Hargrave Academy

Edmond, Okla. Santa Fe High School

OL

6-4

285

DB

FR-RS

2005: Redshirted. High School: Recorded 32 tackles, eight for loss, and three sacks in 2004 ... saw limited action due to finger injury ... played at Southeast Raleigh (N.C.) High School prior to Hargrave ... coached by Robert Puntry. The Wrap-up: Moved from defensive tackle to the offensive line in the spring of 2006 and immediately impressed the offensive staff ... ran the 40 in 4.95 last spring ... his cousin, Cedric, plays basketball at NC State ... born March 16, 1985.

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

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199

SO

Year G-GS UT AT Total Loss Sacks INT FC FR PBU 2005 12-10 30 17 47 2-4 0-0 2-14 0 1-0 3 2005: Named to The Sporting News’ Freshman All-America and All-Big 12 Freshman teams ... started the last nine games at strong safety ... posted interceptions against Kansas State and Texas A&M ... recovered a fumble in the Baylor game ... tackle best of eight vs. Nebraska and Texas A&M ... had seven tackles in the Holiday Bowl win over Oregon. High School: Four-year starter ... played WR, RB and DB ... made 63 tackles and intercepted six passes (two returned for touchdowns) as a senior ... rushed the ball 122 times for 935 yards and nine TDs ... caught 47 passes for 607 yards and eight TDs his senior year ... registered 73 tackles and nine INTs in 2003 ... scored 20 offensive TDs as a junior ... led Edmond Santa Fe to 6A championship game as a junior ... finished his career with 28 INTs ... No. 4 cornerback in the nation (ESPN.com) ... No. 1 player in the Midlands (Scout.com) ... No. 5 cornerback in the nation (Rivals.com) ... No. 4 CB nation (CollegeFootballNews.com) ... 2005 U.S. Army High School All-American ... USA Today First Team All-American ... The Oklahoman All-State in 2003 and 2004 ... The Oklahoman Player of the Year for 2003 ... runs the 40 in 4.47 seconds ... competed on the basketball and track and field teams ... honors student ... coached by Dan Cocannouer.

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Wrap-up: An outstanding athlete ... converted from strong safety to cornerback in the spring of 2006 ... also a likely kick and punt returner ... had a 36.5-inch vertical leap last spring ... summer jobs have inlcuded working in a sporting goods store, as a janitor and at an amusement park ... born Sept. 13, 1986 ... son of Reginald and Brenda Smith.

REGGIE SMITH

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THE SOONERS 58 CALVIN THIBODEAUX

Austin, Texas Stephen F. Austin High School

Houston, T exas Westbury High S chool

WR

6-1

202

SO

2005: Worked in a reserve role.

High School: A two-year starter and three-year letterman ... also played at free safety ... had 40 catches for 885 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2003 ... averaged 22.1 yards per catch in his final season ... voted the team’s top receiver ... team posted a record of 5-5 ... had 35 catches for 770 yards and eight scores during his junior year.

255

Loss Sacks INT 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-12 2-10 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 17-69 10-52 0-0 21-82 12-62 0-0

SR

FC FR PBU 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 1 0

2005: All-Big 12 second team (Big 12 Coaches) ... All-Big 12 honorable mention (AP) ... led Oklahoma with 10 sacks, which equals the fifth-best season in OU history ... tied for second on the team in tackles for loss ... statistics dwarf those posted over his first three seasons when he was a backup to fixture ends Dan Cody and Jonathan Jackson ... season-high seven tackles against Texas A&M ... also combined with C.J. Ah You for a sack in the end zone that resulted in a safety ... was one of his three sacks in the game ... credited with two at Nebraska ... recovered a fumble against Kansas.

COACHING STAFF

The Wrap-up: Excelled in the spring of 2006 ... has run the 40-yard dash in 4.5 seconds ... coached by Steve Davis ... also competed on the basketball and track and field teams ... born March 24, 1986 ... Parent: Loretta Griffin.

Year G-GS UT AT Total 2002 2-0 0 2 2 2003 12-0 6 4 10 2004 5-0 1 2 3 2005 12-12 24 20 44 Total 31-12 31 28 59

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DE

BOOMER S OONER

81 FRED STRONG

2004: Suffered a season-ending knee injury at Kansas State and received a medical hardship.

CALVIN THIBO DEAUX

2002: Saw limited action in his first season ... appeared in two games ... assisted in two tackles.

The Wrap-up: Applied for and received a hardship year ... son of Carolyn Thibodeaux ... born Sept. 26, 1983 ... public affairs and administration major.

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High School: A top-10 lineman in Houston by the Houston Chronicle ... top-40 defensive end in the nation by two recruiting services ... top 100 player in Texas by the Dallas Morning News ... district defensive MVP ... teammate of former Sooner Brodney Pool ... finished his senior season with 78 tackles, 11 sacks, one interception and three fumble recoveries ... returned two of those for touchdowns ... caused two fumbles ... totaled 68 tackles and nine sacks as a junior ... played fullback on offense and caught three two-point conversions ... carried the ball once for a 15-yard gain ... competed in the shot put in track ... coached by George Campbell.

THE SOONERS

2003: Season-high four tackles against Texas A&M ... four quarterback hurries at Colorado.

HISTORY 119 1950

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

THE SOONERS 12 PAUL THOMPSON

24 MARCUS WALKER

Leander, Texas Leander High School

Waco, Texas Waco High School

WR

6-4

Year 2002 2003 2004 2005 Total

G-GS Comp.-Att Pct. Yds 4-0 12-20 .600 95 10-0 19-27 .704 224 - - - - 9-3 11-26 .423 109 23-3 42-73 .575 428

Year 2005

G-GS 9-3

Rec. 11

Yds 106

210

Avg 7.92 11.79 - 9.91 10.19

Avg 9.6

TD INT 2 1 2 1 - 0 1 4 3

TD Long 0 18 vs. TTU

2005: Started the first game at quarterback, then moved to receiver ... remained the backup at QB ... four of his receptions came at Texas Tech, where he gained 40 yards ... rushed five times on the season for -5 yards. 2004: Redshirted. 2003: Effective in a backup role to Jason White ... had a 50-yard rush against Fresno State ... was the second longest of the season by an OU player ... had a 29-yard TD run against Texas A&M, one of two touchdown rushes he had in that game ... tossed a 55-yard pass to Donta Hickson against Texas. 2002: OU’s backup quarterback who came out of his redshirt in the Texas-El Paso game ... threw a touchdown pass in that game to fellow true freshman Travis Wilson ... also had a TD pass to Brandon Jones in the Texas Tech game ... shared the Iron Man Award for top strength and conditioning by a freshman with Rufus Alexander. High School: No. 10 athlete in the nation by Rivals.com ... district MVP ... top 100 players in Texas by Dallas Morning News and SuperPrep ... started three years at QB and one at DB ... had 1,600 passing yards and 1,053 rushing yards as a senior and was team MVP ... completed 113-of182 passes ... recorded 12 touchdowns in the air and 14 rushing ... 2,060 offensive yards as a junior with 15 TDs ... played basketball and ran track ... all-district in hoops ... coached by Jim Skinner. The Wrap-up: Benched 360 pounds during team testing (tied for the top mark among WR/DB) in spring 2006 ... son of Marc and Felecia Thompson ... born Nov. 23, 1983 ... communication major.

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5-10

197

JR

AT Total Loss Sacks INT FC FR PBU 4 14 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 1 5 8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 9 22 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 1

2005: All-Big 12 Academic second team ... bothered by a dislocated shoulder during preseason drills ... rebounded to play in eight games ... season-best three tackles against TCU. 2004: Came out of his redshirt in game nine at A&M ... five tackles in first start vs. Nebraska ... started the last four games of the season. High School: Rated the No. 35 player in the nation (Insiders.com) ... No. 9 player in Texas (SuperPrep) ... No. 3 corner in the nation (Insiders.com) ... three-year starter ... recorded 30 tackles and caused two fumbles as a senior ... allowed just one pass completion in 25 attempts ... returned two kickoffs for 67 yards ... participated in U.S. Army High School All-American Game with Sooner signees Rhett Bomar, Lendy Holmes and Adrian Peterson ... made 39 stops and returned one kickoff for 24 yards in 2002 when team posted an 11-1 record and reached the area finals ... coached by Johnny Tusa ... first-team academic all-district honors in 2003 and 2002 and second-team mention as a sophomore. The Wrap-up: Sat out the spring of 2006 while recovering from shoulder surgery ... has been clocked at 4.4 in the 40 ... born May 23, 1986 ... son of Marquitha Walker ... has collected all his shoe boxes since the sixth grade -- favorite pair is the Kevin Garnett style he got in the eighth grade.


THE SOONERS 98 JOHN WILLIAMS

Mesquite, Texas North Mesquite High School

Houston, T exas Lamar H igh S chool

DB

5-10

197

FC FR P BU 0 0-0 1 0 1-0 0 0 1-0 1

2005: Started the last three games and the Holiday Bowl at free safety and played extensively throughout the season ... tackle best of 11 at Texas Tech ... had 10 tackles at UCLA ... six stops in the bowl game ... recovered a fumble against Kansas State.

2003: Redshirted.

The Wrap-up: Ran a 4.48 40 and benched 325 pounds during spring 2006 testing ... born Nov. 20, 1984 ... son of Leonard and Terri Williams ... sociology major ... suffered a broken jaw, but survived a serious car accident when he was eight -- car rolled eight times, “The only reason I lived was because I was wearing my seat belt.� ... wears No. 41 because his mother picked it for him in little league ... his uncle, Carl Richardson, played in the NFL for Miami and the Houston Oilers.

JR

Year G-GS UT AT Total Loss Sacks INT FC FR P BU 2005 1-1 3 1 4 1-10 1-10 0 0 1-0 0 2005: Appeared to be primed for a big season, then suffered a torn ACL in the opener against TCU and was lost for the season ... had four tackles, a sack and a fumble recovery before suffering the injury ... one of two defensive ends, the other being Larry Birdine, who was projected for significant playing time only to be lost to injury. 2004: Reserve defensive end. 2003: Redshirted. High School: Defensive Player of the Year by the Houston Chronicle ... twice named all-district ... three-year starter at defensive end ... considered one of the top 50 players at his position by several recruiting services ... team went 9-3 in his final season ... made 57 stops, including 20 for loss, and recovered a fumble and forced a fumble in 2002 ... led the team in sacks with 14 ... coached by Tom Knowlen. The Wrap-up: Missed spring practices while recovering from surgery ... born April 20, 1985 ... son of John and Annie Williams ... communications major ... cousin of Derrick Johnson (former Texas linebacker), Michael Johnson (world class sprinter), Dwight Johnson (San Francisco 49ers), Ben Emmanuel (former Atlanta Falcon) and Kevin Emmanuel (Dallas Cowboys).

THE SOONERS

High School: No. 10 safety in the country by Rivals.com ... first team all-district defensive back and running back ... selected to play in the DFW Coca-Cola All-Star Game ... recorded 49 tackles, caused one fumble, recovered one fumble and had one interception in 11 games as a senior ... scored six touchdowns on 20 carries and rushed for 411 yards as a senior ... coached by Steve Bragg.

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2004: Played in a reserve role and logged one tackle against Houston ... broke up a pass against Kansas.

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DE

JR

BOOMER S OONER

41 DARIEN WILLIAMS

SEASON REVIEW HISTORY 121 1950

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

THE SOONERS 25 D.J. WOLFE

40 DANE ZASLAW

Lawton, Okla. Eisenhower High School

Edmond, Okla. Memorial High School

DB

5-11

200

JR

Year 2005

G-GS UT AT Total Loss Sacks INT FC FR PBU 12-11 45 20 65 5-11 2-3 2-65 2 0 10

Year 2004

G-GS Rush 13-0 25

Yds 109

Avg. 4.3

TD 0

Year 2004

G-GS 13-0

Yds 29

Avg. 9.7

TD Long 0 27 vs. Houston

Rec. 3

Long 31 vs. Houston

2005: All-Big 12 honorable mention (Big 12 Coaches, AP) ... excelled at corner in his first season in the secondary (converted from running back in the spring of 2005) ... No. 3 on the team and tops among the defensive backs with 65 tackles ... picked off two interceptions, including one that he returned 65 yards for a touchdown against Kansas ... led the team with 10 pass break-ups ... tackle best was 12 against Tulsa ... had sacks against Tulsa and Kansas State ... forced fumbles against Tulsa and Texas Tech ... deflected three passes at Nebraska. 2004: One of only four true freshmen to play during the season ... saw his most extensive action with 13 rushes for 63 yards against Houston -- ripped off a season-long run of 31 yards against the Cougars ... also had two of his three receptions for the season, and a season-long grab of 27 yards, in that game ... three tackles on special teams.

FB

2003: Redshirted. High School: Ranked among the top 15 linebackers in the country ... No. 1 linebacker in Oklahoma and the No. 4 player in Oklahoma overall by Rivals.com ... three-year starter ... played linebacker, defensive end, fullback and punter ... started his last two years at middle linebacker ... had 250 tackles and 12 sacks in his final two seasons ... had 121 tackles (40 UT, 81 AT), six tackles for loss, two sacks, three fumble recoveries and three passes broken up as a senior ... returned one fumble and one interception for a touchdown ... had 63 carries for 301 yards and three TDs as an I-Back ... averaged 37.5 yards on 40 punts ... had the No. 2 punting average in the state as a junior at 41.5. The Wrap-up: Born Sept. 11, 1984 ... son of James and Candace Zaslaw ... management major.

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2004: Was sidelined by injury most of the season.

The Wrap-up: Ran a 4.48 40 in spring 2006 testing ... involved in summer Fellowship of Christian Athlete camps ... born Jan. 20, 1986 ... son of Paul and Myrna Adams.

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2005: Played in a backup role.

High School: A four-year letterman and starter ... rushed for 2,974 yards on 357 carries for 39 touchdowns during his career ... caught 25 passes for 523 yards and 10 scores during his three seasons ... recorded 1,601 yards on 195 atttempts and 17 touchdowns on the ground as a senior ... also hauled in 14 catches for 268 yards and six touchdowns ... intercepted one pass on defense ... helped lead team to a 9-3 record ... served as a team captain as a senior ... rushed for 1,334 yards on 158 carries for 22 touchdowns during his junior campaign ... dependable receiver who caught 11 passes for 255 yards and four scores ... also used in kickoff return situations where he totaled 413 yards on 15 returns for an average of 27.5 yards per return ... transferred from Colorado after his freshman year ... clocked at 4.4 in the 40-yard dash ... coached by Bill Whiteley ... competed on the track and field team where he anchored the 4x100 relay team that placed second in the state ... also finished fourth in the state in the long jump in 2003.

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CHART CLIMBERS No. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Name Billy Sims Joe Washington Steve Owens Quentin Griffin De’Mond Parker Stanley Wilson Greg Pruitt Adrian Peterson

Seasons 1975-79 1972-75 1967-69 1999-2002 1996-98 1979-82 1970-72 2004-

Yards 4,118 4,071 4,041 3,938 3,403 3,198 3,122 3,033

Name Steve Owens Quentin Griffin Joe Washington Billy Sims De’Mond Parker Stanley Wilson James Allen Lydell Carr Adrian Peterson

Seasons 1967-69 1999-2002 1972-75 1975-79 1996-98 1979-82 1993-96 1984-87 2004-

Attempts 958 744 675 593 579 567 563 563 559

Seasons 1976-78 1983-86 2004-

PAT % .993 (149-150) .983 (177-180) .980 (49-50)

Field Goal Percentage in a Career Minimum 20 attempts No. Name 1. Trey DiCarlo 2. R.D. Lashar 3. Tim Lashar 4. Tim Duncan 5. Garrett Hartley

Seasons 2002-04 1987-90 1983-86 1999-2001 2004-

FG % .717 (43-60) .698 (44-63) .686 (48-70) .667 (48-72) .652 (15-23)

COACHING STAFF

No. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 9.

Minimum 50 made* No. Name 1. Uwe von Schamann 2. Tim Lashar 3. Garrett Hartley*

100-Yard Rushing Games in a Career Name Steve Owens Billy Sims Joe Washington Adrian Peterson

Seasons 1967-69 1975-79 1972-75 2004-

Games 23 20 19 17

THE SOONERS

No. 1. 2. 3. 4.

200-Yard Rushing Games in a Career

No. 1. 2.

Name Billy Sims Adrian Peterson De’Mond Parker

Seasons 1975-79 2004- 1996-98

Games 7 5 5

Name Joe Washington Quentin Griffin Greg Pruitt Steve Owens Billy Sims De’Mond Parker Eddie Hinton Buster Rhymes Stanley Wilson Mark Clayton Adrian Peterson

Seasons 1972-75 1999-2002 1970-72 1967-69 1975-79 1996-98 1966-68 1980-84 1979-82 2001-04 2004-

Yards 5,881 5,275 4,431 4,362 4,249 4,129 4,000 3,800 3,782 3,544 3,095

HISTORY

No. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. -

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123 1950

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

NEWCOMERS

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The national scope of Oklahoma’s football program continued to be evident as the Sooners’ incoming class of 2006 included 25 student-athletes hailing from nine different states. The 2006 class, which includes three student-athletes -- Quinton Carter, Joey Halzle and Sherrone Moore -- who enrolled in the spring, fill the team’s needs at 10 positions. Stoops and his coaching staff successfully recruited six offensive linemen; three defensive ends, running backs and defensive backs; two quarterbacks, receivers and tight ends; and one linebacker, defensive tackle and punter.

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Curtis Bailey

OL | 6-7 | 340 | Dallas, Texas | Carter HS

First team all-state, all-area and all-district as a senior...Helped lead Carter to the district championship as a junior...Recorded more than 70 pancake blocks as a junior...Second team all-state as a junior...Benches 375 and squats 460 pounds...Runs the 40-yard dash in 5.2 seconds...Coached by Allen Wilson...Born Oct. 19, 1987. • • • •

No. 150 player in the nation (CollegeFootballNews.com) No. 21 OL (CollegeFootballNews.com) No. 29 OL (Scout.com) Rivals250 2006 (Rivals.com)

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Jeremy Beal

DE | 6-2 | 243 | Carrollton, Texas | Creekview HS

Named first-team all-state...District 10-5A defensive MVP...District 10-5A first team as a linebacker...Creekview defensive player of the year...Team captain...Had 127 tackles, two sacks, 19 quarterback hurries, 19 tackles for loss, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one interception return for a touchdown as a senior...Clocked at 4.7 seconds in the 40-yard dash...Coached by Garry Monty...Born Dec. 2, 1987...Parents: Lee and Sherry Beal.

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• No. 17 QB in the nation (CollegeFootballNews.com) • No. 17 QB in the nation (Scout.com)

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Cory Brandon

OL | 6-6 | 265 | Corsicana, Texas | Corsicana HS

Finished his senior season with 46 pancake blocks and 30 cuts...First team all-state as a senior...Earned all-area and all-district honors as a junior...Led Corsicana to an 11-2 record as a junior...Recorded more than 80 pancake blocks his junior season...Has a vertical jump of 27 inches... Coached by Dave Henigan...Born Oct. 5, 1987...Parent: Deon Brandon.

• No. 11 DE in the nation (ESPN.com) • No. 138 in the ESPN 150 (ESPN.com)

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OL | 6-4 | 275 | Jenks, Okla. | Jenks HS

QB | 6-4 | 200 | Oklahoma City, Okla. | Putnam City North HS

Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State...All-State second team by The Oklahoman...Threw for 2,422 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior... Earned all-city honors as a junior...Also a standout basketball player... Averaging 18.4 points and 10.5 rebounds for the Panthers...Also plays for the PC North golf team...Clocked at 4.64 seconds in the 40-yard dash... Coached by Bob Wilson...Born Nov. 8, 1987...Parents: Kent and Martha Bradford.

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Chase Beeler

Sam Bradford

No. 131 player in the nation (CollegeFootballNews.com) No. 17 OL (CollegeFootballNews.com) No. 21 OL (Scout.com) No. 24 OL (PrepStar.com)

Chris Brown

RB | 5-10 | 192 | Alexandria, La. | Alexandria HS

Named first team all-state by the Tulsa World and Oklahoman...District 6A-4 MVP Lineman by Tulsa World...Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State...Carries a 4.0 GPA and scored a 33 on his ACT... National Merit Semifinalist...Bench presses 442 and squats 525 pounds...Has a vertical jump of 28 inches...Runs a 5.27-second 40-yard dash...Coached by Allan Trimble...Born Dec. 28, 1986...Parents: Darrell and Susan Beeler.

Team captain...Two-time all-state...Conference Most Valuable Offensive Player...All-Central Louisiana...Rushed for 1,685 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior...All-district for four years ...Ran for 1,934 yards and 23 touchdowns as a junior...Finished as Alexandria’s all-time rushing leader with 5,866 yards and 79 touchdowns...Runs a 4.46 in the 40-yard dash... Coached by Butch Stoker...Born May 2, 1987...Parent: Bridgett Williams.

• No. 64 OL in the nation (Scout.com) • No. 22 offensive guard in the nation (Rivals.com) • No. 7 player in Oklahoma (Rivals.com)

• No. 28 RB (CollegeFootballNews.com) • No. 52 RB (Scout.com) • Rivals.com Rivals250 2006

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Brandon Caleb

WR | 6-1 | 194 | Atlanta, Ga. | Ft. Union Military Academy

TE | 6-7 | 230 | Ardmore, Okla. | Ardmore HS

First team All-American...Oklahoman and Tulsa World All-State First Team...First team Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State...Named District 5A-1 Most Valuable Player...Selected to play in the Coaches AllState Game...Caught 70 passes for 1,205 yards and 24 touchdowns his senior season...Led the Tigers to a 12-0 record before losing in the 5A semifinals...Runs a 4.6 in the 40-yard dash...Coached by Mike Lloyd... Born June 16, 1988.

• No. 26 WR (CollegeFootballNews.com)

• No. 4 TE in the nation (Scout.com) • No. 113 in ESPN150 (ESPN.com)

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Michael Cohen

P | 5-10 | 180 | Houston, Texas | Kilgore College

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All-state at linebacker and receiver as a senior...Team captain...All-Central Virginia, all-league and all-state linebacker as a junior...Four-time state triple jump champion ...Also won track state championships in long jump (three times), high hurdles and intermediate hurdles...2005 Central Virginia Track Athlete of the Year...Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.55 seconds... National Honor Society member...Won the Randle Award in 2004 as Fork Union’s outstanding undergraduate athlete...Coached by Mickey Sullivan...Born July 30, 1987...Parent: Eulethia Simms.

Jermaine Gresham

Tim Johnson

DE | 6-5 | 265 | Homewood, Ill. | Northeast Okla. A&M

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Brandon Crow

LB | 6-2 | 215 | Comanche, Okla. | Comanche HS

No. 139 JC player in the nation (CollegeFootballNews.com) No. 19 JC DE (CollegeFootballNews.com) No. 71 JC player in the nation (Rivals.com) No. 82 JC player in the nation (SuperPrep)

Pryce Macon

DE | 6-1 | 258 | Corpus Christi, Texas | Carroll HS

Four-year starter...Named district defensive lineman of the year as a senior...Had 28 tackles, 4 tackles for loss and five and a half sacks...Earned first-team all-district honors as a junior...Recorded 50 tackles, including 10 sacks as a junior...Also had one interception and three fumble recoveries... Squats 515 pounds...Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.76 seconds...Coached by Terry Morris...Born Sept. 5, 1987...Parents: Prince and Faryce Macon.

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Dominique Franks

DB | 6-0 | 178 | Tulsa, Okla. | Union HS

• No. 26 CB (CollegeFootballNews.com)

Mossis Madu

RB | 6-1 | 190 | Norman, Okla. | Norman HS

Rushed for 1,513 yards and 25 touchdowns as a senior...Averaged 6.1 yards per carry...Also caught 23 passes for 242 yards and 2 touchdowns... All-district and all-conference as a senior...District Offensive Player of the Year...Oklahoman second team all-state...Oklahoma Coaches Association first team all-state team...Oklahoman Big All-City team...Team MVP...A three-year starter at Norman High...Played defensive back and running back his sophomore and junior years before switching to running back full-time as a senior...Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.48 seconds...Coached by Butch Peters...Born Nov. 4, 1987...Parents: Rudy and Ellen Garcia.

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Tulsa World Oklahoma Player of the Year...First team all-state by the Tulsa World...Runner-up for State Defensive Player of the Year by the Oklahoman...KTUL Channel 8 Ford Award winner...Helped the Redskins to two 6A state titles after transferring from Owasso...Recorded seven interceptions and returned three for touchdowns as a senior...Also a return specialist, scoring three kick return touchdowns his senior season...Scored five rushing touchdowns...Clocked at 4.44 in the 40-yard dash...Coached by Bill Blankenship...Born Oct. 8, 1987...Parent: Thelma Martin.

• No. 25 DT (CollegeFootballNews.com) • No. 45 DT, Scout.com • No. 33 strongside defensive end in the nation (Rivals.com)

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Named to 2005 OCA and Oklahoman All-State teams...2005 Duncan Banner Defensive Player of the Year...District 2A-2 Linebacker of the Year... All-Area by the Lawton Constitution...KSWO Player of the Year...Honorable mention all-state in 2004...244 tackles as a senior led all classes in the state...Had four sacks and an interception his senior year... Rushed for 524 yards and five touchdowns... Averaged 10.7 yards/ carry...38 receptions for 457 yards and six TD... Maintained perfect attendance and carried a 4.0 GPA...National Honor Society member...Runs a 4.57-second 40-yard dash...Coached by Brent Clark...Born July 25, 1987...Parents: Brent and Jan Crow.

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Played his first year of organized football as a junior in high school...One of the team leaders in tackles in 2002 and also had three sacks in 2002... Coached by Rob Green...Born Oct. 13, 1985...Parent: Julie Singleton.

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Walk-on who joined the program prior to the 2006 season…Spent the first two years of his career at Kilgore College in Kilgore, Texas…Averaged 43 yards per kick as a sophomore…Averaged 40.1 yards per boot as a freshman with a long of 59 yards…Kicked barefooted as a freshman at Kilgore, then switched to a shoe in his sophomore season…Coached at Kilgore by Jimmy Rieves…Attended Cypress Falls High School in Houston…Son of Harry and Robin Cohen…Born April 7, 1986…His great aunt, Joan Blumenthal, was the women’s golf coach at OU.

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Gerald McCoy

DT | 6-4 | 305 | Oklahoma City, Okla. | Southeast HS

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Adrian Taylor

DT | 6-5 | 280 | Mansfield, Texas | Mansfield HS

National Defensive Player of the Year by USA Today...2005 Oklahoma Gatorade Player of the Year...Elected to the OCA All-State team...All-City Athletic Conference Player of the Year...All-area, all-state and all-metro as a junior...Logged 82 tackles, 20 sacks and recovered nine fumbles as a senior...Notched 83 tackles, including 23 tackles for loss and 20 sacks as a junior...Had one interception (returned 48 yards for a TD) and two fumble recoveries ... All-state by Oklahoman and Tulsa World...Best DL by Oklahoma Kickoff Magazine...Played in U.S. Army High School All-American game...PARADE Magazine All-American...Coached by Michael Branch... Born Feb. 25, 1988...Parents: Gerald and Patricia McCoy.

District IV-5A Defensive Player of the Year as a senior...Named to the All-Arlington first team ...Team defensive MVP...Logged 50 tackles, including six for loss, and a fumble recovery his senior season...Caught a touchdown pass and blocked two punts...Earned all-district honors as a senior and as a junior...District defensive MVP in 2004...Seven sacks as a junior...Logged 63 tackles as a junior...Member of the Players’ Council team leadership group...Three-year starter at Mansfield and a senior team captain...Coached by Kirk Thor...Born June 21, 1988...Parents: Adrian and Tina Taylor.

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Eric Mensik

TE | 6-5 | 231 | Rosenberg, Texas | Terry HS

Two-year starter...Senior team captain...17 catches for 359 yards and 4 TD as a senior...Long of 44 yards...Led Rangers to most successful season in history, averaging more than 50 points per game...Played deep snapper... Unanimous District 24 4A selection at tight end...THSCA 4A Academic All-State team...Named to all-area team...Also lettered in baseball and basketball...Runs a 4.65 in the 40-yard dash...Coached by Tim Teykl... Born Dec. 18, 1987...Parents: Cletus and Margie Mensik. • No. 25 tight end in the nation (Rivals.com) • PrepStar All-Region

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DeMarco Murray

RB | 6-0 | 183 | Las Vegas, Nev. | Bishop Gorman HS

Named 2005 Sunset Region Offensive Player of the Year...Earned allstate honors in 2005 and was an all-conference pick three consecutive years...Rushed for 1,947 yards and 27 touchdowns his senior year...Also caught 22 passes for 624 yards and 7 touchdowns...Had 64 tackles, 3 sacks and 2 interceptions on defense...Played in the U.S. Army High School All-American game...Also led Bishop Gorman basketball team to a 2005 state championship...Was a top-30 basketball recruit as well...Bench presses 265 and squats 465 pounds...Has a vertical jump of 39 inches... Clocked at 4.37 seconds in the 40-yard dash...Coached by David White... Born Feb. 12, 1988...Parent: Kevin Murray.

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Jonathan Nelson

DB | 6-1 | 180 | Mansfield, Texas | Summitt HS

A three-year starter at cornerback...Recorded only one interception and a handful of pass breakups as opponents chose not to throw in his direction...Helped the Jaguars to a 9-4 record in the 4-5A Conference...Made 40 tackles, had one interception and four fumble recoveries as a junior... Also a standout sprinter...Bench presses 325 and squat 455 pounds... Has a 40-inch vertical leap...Coached by Kyle Geller...Born May 6, 1988... Parents: Brian and Pamela Nelson. • No. 10 CB in the nation (ESPN.com) • No. 112 player in the ESPN 150 (ESPN.com)

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Adron Tennell

WR | 6-5 | 200 | Irving, Texas | Irving HS

All-Metroplex by the Dallas Morning News...Elite 11 by Fort Worth StarTelegram...Honorable mention all-state...Earned all-district honors as a senior...Named team MVP...Nominated for the Oil Bowl...participated in the state track meet in the triple jump...Academic all-district...Finished his senior season with more than 1,000 yards receiving...Rushed for 1,127 yards his senior season...Also one of the top basketball players in Texas... Played in the U.S. Army High School All-American game...Caught nine touchdown passes as a junior...Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.43 seconds ...Coached by Jim Bennett...Born Sept. 11, 1987...Parents: Dexter and Debora Tennell.

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Brandon Walker

OL | 6-3 | 315 | Detroit, Mich. | Coffeyville HS

Earned first-team AJCA and NJCAA All-America honors in 2005...Named Offensive Lineman of the Year in the Kansas Jayhawk Conference...Fourstar pick by Scout.com...Graded out at 77 percent over the course of the 2005 season...Runs the 40-yard dash in 5.28 seconds...Coached by Jeff Leiker...Born Dec. 26, 1985. • • • •

No. 2 JC OL (CollegeFootballNews.com) No. 16 JC player in the nation (CollegeFootballNews.com) No. 12 JC player in the nation (Rivals.com) No. 12 JC player in the nation (SuperPrep)

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Trent Williams

OL | 6-5 | 290 | Longview, Texas | Longview HS

Unanimous first team all-district as a senior...First team All-East Texas... Second team Texas All-State...Played in the Max Emfinger All-Star game... First team Preseason SuperPrep team...Named second team all-district 12-5A as a junior...Runs the 40-yard dash in 5.3 seconds...Coached by John King...Born July 19, 1988...Parents: Freddie and Veronica Williams. • • • •

No. 56 OL (Scout.com) No. 28 offensive guard in the nation (Rivals.com) No. 56 in the preseason Texas Top 100 (Rivals.com) No. 63 in the postseason Texas Top 100 (Rivals.com)


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2005 SEASON REVIEW Sept. 3 • Memorial Stadium (84,332) • Norman, Okla.

Sept. 10 • Memorial Stadium (83,877) • Norman, Okla.

Sept. 17 • Rose Bowl (56,522) • Pasadena, Calif.

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NORMAN - Oklahoma lost three fumbles, two of which stung mightily, and TCU upset the seventh-ranked Sooners in the season opener for both teams. Backup quarterback Rhett Bomar fumbled while being sacked early in the fourth quarter and the Horned Frogs set up shop at the OU 17. Four players later, Robert Merrill scampered in from two yards out to snap a 10-10 tie and provide the winning points. Oklahoma missed a chance to take the lead in the first quarter when quarterback Paul Thompson fumbled the ball at the TCU four. The Sooners did recover from a 10-0 halftime deficit to tie the score at 10-all, but never held the lead. OU had one final chance with 2:05 left, but Thompson fumbled on a fourth down play with 1:03 left and the Horned Frogs recovered and ran out the clock. Score by Quarters TCU (1-0) OU (0-1)

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NORMAN - Adrian Peterson carried 32 times for 220 yards and three touchdowns as Oklahoma ran its way to a 31-15 win over Tulsa. The Sooners did not attempt a pass in the second half, but instead rode Peterson, who galloped for 180 of his yards after halftime. The biggest play came with 4:16 remaining when the sophomore bulled over three would-be tacklers on a fourth-and-one play and ran 41 yards for the touchdown that iced the game. Redshirt sophomore quarterback Rhett Bomar got his first career start. He completed 5-of-13 passes and was intercepted twice while playing wire to wire. D.J. Wolfe spearheaded the defense with 12 tackles. Clint Ingram got an interception for the second consecutive week and returned it 48 yards for a touchdown. Score by Quarters TU (0-2) OU (1-1)

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SCORING SUMMARY Second Quarter 10:05 TCU - Moore 16 yd pass from Gunn (LoCoco kick), 11-84 4:50 7:16 TCU - LoCoco 25 yd field goal, 6-46 1:48 Third Quarter 11:05 OU - Peterson 11 yd run (Hartley kick), 9-72 3:51 1:40 OU - Hartley 21 yd field goal, 6-12 2:35 Fourth Quarter 11:56 TCU - Merrill 2 yd run (LoCoco kick), 4-17 1:08 TCU OU FIRST DOWNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 . . . . . . . . . 14 RUSHES-YARDS (NET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35-58 . . . . . . . 36-97 PASSING YDS (NET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 226 . . . . . . . . 128 Passes Att-Comp-Int . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45-24-1 . . . . . 31-13-1 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS . . . . . . . . . 80-284 . . . . . . 67-225 Fumble Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4 . . . . . . . . . 0-0 Punt Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10 . . . . . . . . 3-28 Kickoff Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-29 . . . . . . . 3-47 Interception Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-15 . . . . . . . 1-23 Punts (Number-Avg) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-43.2 . . . . . 8-38.2 Fumbles-Lost.................. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 . . . . . . . . 3-3 Penalties-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-62 . . . . . . . 6-46 Possession Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34:45 . . . . . . 25:15 Third-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 of 18 . . . . . 3 of 14 Fourth-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 of 1 . . . . . . 0 of 2 Red-Zone Scores-Chances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-3 . . . . . . . . 2-3 Sacks By: Number-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-33 . . . . . . . 1-10 RUSHING: TCU-Massey 1-32; Merrill 13-32; Hobbs 12-31; Gunn 3-2; Rodgers 1-(-8); TEAM 5-(-31). OU-Peterson 22-63; Jones 7-17; Bomar 2-13; Gutierrez 1-11; Thompson, 4-minus 7. PASSING: TCU-Gunn 24-45-1-226. OU-Thompson 11-26-1-109; Bomar 2-5-0-19. RECEIVING: TCU-Rodgers 10-79; Andrus 3-22; Hobbs 2-45; Moore 2-30; Harmon 2-17; Bryant 2-7; Grimmett 1-16; Merrill 1-6; Massey 1-4. OU-Wilson 5-52; Rankins 2-38; Peterson 2-7; Chaney 1-17; Finley 1-6; Jones 1-4; Runnels 1-4. INTERCEPTIONS: TCU-Coleman 1-15. OU-Ingram, Clint 1-23. FUMBLES: TCU-TEAM 1-1. OU-Thompson 2-2; Bomar 1-1. OKLAHOMA DEFENSIVE STATISTICS SACKS (UA-A): Williams 1-0. TACKLES (UA-A): Latimer 11-4; Alexander 4-6; Ingram 4-4; Williams 2-3; Williams 3-1; Thibodeaux 2-2; Ah You 2-2; Baker 2-1; Walker 1-2; Coleman 1-1; Ayodele 0-2; Dvoracek, 1-0; Wilson 1-0; Onyenegecha 1-0; Wolfe 1-0; Joseph 1-0; Carter 1-0; Finley 1-0; Smith 1-0; Dennison; Bennett 0-1; Davis 0-1; Gutierrez 0-1.

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SCORING SUMMARY First Quarter 8:36 OU - Peterson 1 yd run (Hartley kick), 10-41 4:36 Second Quarter 11:17 TU - DeVault 52 yd field goal, 9-35 4:26 0:05 TU - DeVault 22 yd field goal, 5-26 0:53 Third Quarter 5:36 TU - DeVault 19 yd field goal, 13-83 7:14 4:16 OU - Peterson 1 yd run (Hartley kick), 5-58 1:14 Fourth Quarter 14:19 OU - Hartley 29 yd field goal, 7-44 3:22 9:10 TU - Smith 1 yd run (Smith pass failed), 13-70 5:01 3:04 OU - Peterson 41 yd run (Hartley kick), 11-91 5:59 0:03 OU - Ingram 48 yd interception return (Hartley kick) TU OU FIRST DOWNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 . . . . . . . . . . 14 RUSHES-YARDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39-98 . . . . . . 45-227 PASSING YDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246 . . . . . . . . . . 42 Passes Att-Comp-Int. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36-24-1 . . . . . . . 13-5-2 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS . . . . . . . . . 75-344 . . . . . . 58-269 Fumble Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . . 0-0 Punt Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . . 2-9 Kickoff Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-57 . . . . . . . . 5-77 Interception Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-28 . . . . . . . . 1-48 Punts (Number-Avg) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-38.6 . . . . . . . 5-50.0 Fumbles-Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1 . . . . . . . . . 4-0 Penalties-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-43 . . . . . . . . 8-72 Possession Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34:41 . . . . . . . 25:19 Third-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 of 17 . . . . . . 5 of 13 Fourth-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 of 1 . . . . . . . 1 of 1 Red-Zone Scores-Chances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-4 . . . . . . . . . 3-3 Sacks By: Number-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-25 . . . . . . . . 4-10 RUSHING: TU-Smith 18-48; Parrish 14-37; Diles 4-19; Moss 1-(-2); Adams 2-(-4). OU-Peterson 32-220; Jones 7-20; Bomar 6-(-13). PASSING: Smith 24-36-1-246. OU-Bomar 5-13-2-42. RECEIVING: TU-Mills 13-152; Jackson 3-31; Moss 2-19; Nichols 1-12; McQuillar 1-11; Keopple 1-9; Parrish 1-7; Ramsey 1-5; Adams 1-0. OU-Peterson 2-17; Wilson 1-10; Chaney 1-9; Finley 1-6. INTERCEPTIONS: TU-Graham 1-(-1); Craver 1-29. OU-Ingram 1-48. FUMBLES: TU-Parrish 1-0; Jackson 1-0; Smith 1-1; Mills 1-0. OUBomar 3-0; Peterson 1-0. OKLAHOMA DEFENSIVE STATISTICS SACKS (UA-A): Davis 1-0; Alexander 1-0; Wolfe 1-0; Ah You 1-0. TACKLES (UA-A): Alexander 7-4; Wolfe 6-6; Latimer 6-3; Baker 5-3; Onyenegecha 3-3; Ah You 2-4; Thibodeaux 2-2; Coleman 2-1; Davis 2-0; Dvoracek 1-2; Ingram 1-2; Carter 1-2; Wilson 1-0; Bassey 1-0; Holmes 1-0; Williams 1-1; Robinson 1-0; Chaney 1-0; Smith 1-1; Ayodele 0-2; Patrick 0-1; Reynolds 0-1.

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PASADENA - Oklahoma mustered one more yard than its host (398397), but saw homestanding UCLA turn three Sooner fumbles into 17 points. The result was a 41-24 setback for the Sooners. OU drew first blood on its first series when Travis Wilson ran 56 yards on a reverse. That’s when the turnover problems began. First, Lendy Holmes muffed a punt that UCLA recovered. The Bruins punched in a touchdown, a 19-yard pass, on the very next play. Then, after an Adrian Peterson fumble, UCLA booted a field goal to take a lead it would never relinquish. The upside for Oklahoma was the emergence of quarterback Rhett Bomar. One week removed from a 5-of-13 passing performance against Tulsa, an outing that also included a pair of interceptions, the redshirt freshman hit 20-of-29 with no picks. He also ran 16 yards for a touchdown. Score by Quarters OU (1-2) UCLA (3-0)

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SCORING SUMMARY First Quarter 10:47 OU - Wilson 56 yd run (Hartley kick), 5-76 0:49 5:31 UCLA - Baumgarter 19 yd pass from Olson (Medlock kick), 1-19 0:06 0:05 UCLA - Medlock 44 yd field goal, 4-7 1:43 Second Quarter 3:15 UCLA - Medlock 51 yd field goal, 7-31 2:46 0:15 OU - Hartley 37 yd field goal, 13-61 3:00 Third Quarter 13:13 UCLA - Havner 13 yd fumble recovery (Medlock kick) 3:25 OU - Peterson 11 yd run (Hartley kick), 10-70 4:39 Fourth Quarter 12:32 UCLA - Lewis 19 yd pass from Olson (Medlock kick), 13-83 5:53 7:16 UCLA - Markey 7 yd pass from Olson (Medlock kick), 7-45 2:50 3:49 OU - Bomar 16 yd run (Hartley kick), 10-84 3:27 2:33 UCLA - Drew 9 yd run (Medlock kick), 3-51 1:16 OU UCLA FIRST DOWNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 . . . . . . . . . . 22 RUSHES-YARDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45-157 . . . . . . . 30-83 PASSING YDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 241 . . . . . . . . . 314 Passes Att-Comp-Int. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29-20-0 . . . . . . 38-28-0 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS . . . . . . . . . 74-398 . . . . . . 68-397 Fumble Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . 1-13 Punt Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-16 . . . . . . . . . 1-5 Kickoff Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-97 . . . . . . . . 4-25 Interception Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . . 0-0 Punts (Number-Avg) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-45.6 . . . . . . . 5-38.2 Fumbles-Lost. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-3 . . . . . . . . . 2-0 Penalties-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-55 . . . . . . . . 8-70 Possession Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30:22 . . . . . . . 29:38 Third-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 of 15 . . . . . . 4 of 12 Fourth-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 of 3 . . . . . . . 0 of 0 Red-Zone Scores-Chances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-4 . . . . . . . . . 4-4 Sacks By: Number-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-13 . . . . . . . . 3-24 RUSHING: OU-Wilson 2-61; Peterson 23-58; Bomar 15-28; Gutierrez 1-7; Hickson 1-4; Jones 3-(-1). UCLA-Drew 15-69; Markey 7-15; Everett 1-5; Pitre 2-1; Team 1-(-2); Olson 4-(-5). PASSING: OU-Bomar 20-29-0-241. UCLA-Olson 28-38-0-314. RECEIVING: OU-Wilson 7-103; Peterson 4-18; Finley 3-41; Iglesias 3-38; Moses 2-33; Kelly 1-8. UCLA-Everett 6-66; Lewis 5-61; Cowan 5-49; Markey 3-31; Baumgarter 2-41; Drew 2-26; Breazell 2-13; Taylor 1-16; Ketchum 1-9; Pitre 1-2. FUMBLES: OU-Bomar 4-1; Holmes 1-1; Peterson 1-1. UCLA-Pitre 1-0; Olson 1-0. OKLAHOMA DEFENSIVE STATISTICS SACKS (UA-A): Pleasant 1-0; Dvoracek 1-0. TACKLES (UA-A): Pleasant 9-1; Williams 7-3; Wolfe 5-1; Alexander 4-2; Smith 4-0; Dvoracek 3-1; Onyenegecha 2-2; Latimer 1-3; Bennett 2-1; Ah You 1-2; TEAM 2-0; Carter, 2-0; Bassey 1-1; Patrick 1-0; Dennison 1-0; Pendleton 0-1; Walker 0-1; Ayodele 0-1; Baker, 0-1.


2005 SEASON REVIEW Oct. 1 • Memorial Stadium (84,501) • Norman, Okla.

Oct. 8 • Cotton Bowl (75,452) • Dallas, Texas

21

OKLAHOMA

12

OKLAHOMA

19

Oklahoma

43

TEXAS

45

KANSAS

3

Final 21 43

1950

SCORING SUMMARY First Quarter 9:04 UT - Taylor 15 yd pass from Young, Vince (Pino kick), 12-82 5:56 4:16 OU - Hartley 52 yd field goal, 6-13 1:50 1:31 OU - Hartley 26 yd field goal, 6-17 2:40 1:18 UT - Charles 80 yd run (Pino kick), 1-80 0:13 Second Quarter 3:46 UT - Pino 37 yd field goal, 8-32 3:08 0:17 UT - Pittman 64 yd pass from Young (Pino kick), 2-70 0:38 Third Quarter 5:26 UT - Pittman 27 yd pass from Young (Pino kick), 6-53 2:28 Fourth Quarter 13:06 UT - Young 5 yd run (Pino kick), 10-64 3:34 11:35 OU - Finley 15 yd pass from Bomar (pass failed), 5-38 1:22 7:41 UT - Wright 67 yd fumble recovery (Pino kick) OU UT FIRST DOWNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 . . . . . . . . . . 20 RUSHES-YARDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33-77 . . . . . . 40-203 PASSING YDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 . . . . . . . . . 241 Passes Att-Comp-Int. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33-12-1 . . . . . . 27-14-0 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS . . . . . . . . . 66-171 . . . . . . 67-444 Fumble Returns-Yards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . 1-67 Punt Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5 . . . . . . . . . 2-6 Kickoff Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-126 . . . . . . . . 1-18 Interception Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Punts (Number-Avg) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-39.9 . . . . . . . 5-37.0 Fumbles-Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 . . . . . . . . . 3-1 Penalties-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-50 . . . . . . 12-110 Possession Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29:41 . . . . . . . 30:19 Third-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 of 18 . . . . . . 6 of 15 Fourth-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 of 1 . . . . . . . 2 of 2 Red-Zone Scores-Chances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3 . . . . . . . . . 3-3 Sacks By: Number-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-14 . . . . . . . . 3-21 RUSHING: OU-Hickson 5-22; Jones 8-19; Gutierrez 3-15; Peterson 3-10; Bomar 12-9; Runnels 1-3; TEAM 1-(-1). Texas-Charles 9-116; Young 11-45; Young 17-45; Melton 2-0; TEAM 1-(-3). PASSING: OU-Bomar 12-33-1-94. Texas-Young 14-27-0-241. RECEIVING: OU-Finley 2-21; Jones 2-17; Gutierrez 2-7; Rankins 1-17; Iglesias 1-9; Wilson 1-8; Runnels 1-6; Thompson 1-6; Johnson 1-3. Texas-Thomas 5-50; Pittman 4-100; Taylor 2-37; Sweed 2-32; Carter 1-22. INTERCEPTIONS: OU-None. Texas-Huff, Michael 1-0. OKLAHOMA DEFENSIVE STATISTICS SACKS (UA-A): Dvoracek 1-0; Thibodeaux 1-0; Ingram 1-0. TACKLES (UA-A): Latimer 7-5; Alexander 4-6; Harris 4-3; Ingram 4-3; Thibodeaux 2-3; Dvoracek, Dusty 2-2; Ah You 2-2; Wolfe 2-1; Bassey 0-3; Pendleton 1-1; Smith 1-1; Baker 1-1; Onyenegecha 0-2; Lofton 1-0; Williams 1-0; Poteat 1-0; Bennett 0-1.

1 2 3 4 10 0 0 9 3 0 0 0

Final 19 3

SCORING SUMMARY First Quarter 13:33 OU - Wolfe 5 yd interception return (Hartley kick) 9:58 OU - Hartley 40 yd field goal, 8-15 3:26 1:06 KU - Webb 32 yd field goal, 8-48 3:09 Fourth Quarter 10:17 OU - Kelly 25 yd pass from Bomar (kick failed), 11-92 3:48 4:01 OU - Hartley 40 yd field goal, 9-50 5:16 OU KU FIRST DOWNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 . . . . . . . . . . . 6 RUSHES-YARDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49-96 . . . . . . . 22-11 PASSING YDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210 . . . . . . . . . . 86 Passes Att-Comp-Int. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-17-2 . . . . . . 30-11-3 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS . . . . . . . . . 81-306 . . . . . . . 52-97 Fumble Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . . 0-0 Punt Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-4 . . . . . . . . 2-44 Kickoff Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-19 . . . . . . . . 3-53 Interception Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-57 . . . . . . . . . 2-0 Punts (Number-Avg) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-41.5 . . . . . . . 7-48.3 Fumbles-Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Penalties-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-94 . . . . . . . . 6-45 Possession Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37:54 . . . . . . . 22:06 Third-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 of 19 . . . . . . 1 of 12 Fourth-Down Conversions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 of 2 . . . . . . . 0 of 2 Red-Zone Scores-Chances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Sacks By: Number-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-22 . . . . . . . . 2-18 RUSHING: Oklahoma-Hickson 18-59; Jones 16-51; Johnson 1-8; TEAM 2-minus 4; Peterson 5-(-4); Bomar 7-(-14). KU-Green 5-26; McAnderson 2-17; Cornish 7-13; Murph 1-(-5); Luke 7-(-40). PASSING: Oklahoma-Bomar 16-31-2-206; Freeby 1-1-0-4. KU-Luke 11-30-3-86. RECEIVING: Oklahoma-Rankins 4-32; Kelly 2-65; Runnels 2-14; Patrick 2-minus 3; Jones 1-35; Thompson 1-17; Finley 1-16; Moses 1-14; Iglesias 1-11; Johnson 1-5; Dennison 1-4. KU-Gordon 4-18; Fine 2-24; Cornish 2-5; Simmons 1-20; Murph 1-6; Herford 1-3; Green 0-10. INTERCEPTIONS: Oklahoma-Wolfe 1-65; Alexander 1-0; Ingram 1-(-8). KU-Gordon 2-0. OKLAHOMA DEFENSIVE STATISTICS SACKS (UA-A): Thibodeaux 0-1; Ayodele 1-0; Pendleton 1-0; Ah You 0-1. TACKLES (UA-A): Alexander 5-5; Ingram 2-4; Baker 4-1; Ah You, C.J. 3-2; Dvoracek 1-2; Smith 1-2; Wolfe 2-0; Latimer 2-0; Thibodeaux 1-1; Thompson 1-0; Bennett 1-0; Carter 1-0; Pendleton 1-0; Onyenegecha 1-0; Ayodele 1-0; Rankins 1-0; Patrick 1-0; Freeby 1-0; Walker 0-1.

HISTORY

OKLAHOMA DEFENSIVE STATISTICS SACKS (UA-A): Bennett 1-0; Harris 0-1; Wolfe 0-1; Thibodeaux 1-0; Pendleton 1-0; Ingram 1-0; Latimer 1-0. TACKLES (UA-A): Harris 2-5; Wolfe 5-1; Alexander 4-2; Dvoracek 3-3; Latimer 3-1; Ingram 3-1; Bassey 3-0; Ah You 2-1; Pendleton 2-0; Thibodeaux 1-1; Smith 1-1; Patrick 1-0; Gutierrez 1-0; Carter 1-0; Bennett 1-0; Williams 0-1; Davis 0-1; Ayodele 0-1; Rice 0-1.

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SEASON REVIEW

RUSHING: KSU-Fisher 2-13; Webb 14-11; Clayton 12-8; Saba 2-3; Evridge 1-(-1); TEAM 1-(-12). OU-Bomar 8-67; Peterson 8-51; Jones 13-48; Gutierrez 9-32; Hickson 4-30; Patrick 2-4. PASSING: KSU-Webb 11-23-1-177; Evridge 3-6-0-49. OU-Bomar, Rhett 12-22-0-139. RECEIVING: KSU-Nelson 3-107; Figurs 3-31; Norwood 2-22; Dennis 2-19; Moreira 2-12; Mann 1-36; Clayton 1-(-1). OU-Wilson 5-68; Finley 2-21; Thompson 2-21; Iglesias 1-18; Moses 1-7; Gutierrez 1-4. INTERCEPTIONS: KSU-None. OU-Smith, Reggie 1-14. FUMBLES: KSU-Moreira, Jerm. 1-1; Webb, Allen 1-1. OU-None.

Score by Quarters OU (3-3, 2-1) KU (3-3, 0-3)

1 2 3 4 6 0 0 6 14 10 7 14

THE SOONERS

KS OU FIRST DOWNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 . . . . . . . . . . 19 RUSHES-YARDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-22 . . . . . . 44-232 PASSING YDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 226 . . . . . . . . . 139 Passes Att-Comp-Int. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29-14-1 . . . . . . 22-12-0 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS . . . . . . . . . 61-248 . . . . . . 66-371 Fumble Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . . 0-0 Punt Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 . . . . . . . . 2-25 Kickoff Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-57 . . . . . . . 4-100 Interception Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . 1-14 Punts (Number-Avg) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-32.7 . . . . . . . 6-38.5 Fumbles-Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 . . . . . . . . . 0-0 Penalties-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-85 . . . . . . . . 9-91 Possession Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28:46 . . . . . . . 31:14 Third-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 of 14 . . . . . . 4 of 13 Fourth-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 of 1 . . . . . . . 0 of 0 Red-Zone Scores-Chances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 . . . . . . . . . 5-5 Sacks By: Number-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 . . . . . . . . 6-38

Score by Quarters OU (2-3, 1-1) Texas (5-0, 3-0)

COACHING STAFF

Scoring Summary First Quarter 5:29 OU - Peterson 22 yd run (Hartley kick), 4-33 1:01 4:31 OU - TEAM safety Second Quarter 9:55 OU - Hartley 29 yd field goal, 7-21 2:47 1:36 OU - Jones 3 yd run (Hartley kick), 9-73 2:22 Third Quarter 12:31 OU - Bomar 8 yd run (Hartley kick), 3-31 1:10 10:54 KS - Nelson 73 yd pass from Webb (Snodgrass kick), 3-80 1:37 6:18 OU - Jones 2 yd run (Hartley kick), 3-44 1:19 3:00 KS - Norwood 11 yd pass from Webb (Norwood pass from Webb), 7-80 3:18 Fourth Quarter 13:23 OU - Finley 4 yd pass from Bomar (Hartley kick), 10-84 4:30 7:55 OU - Hartley 40 yd field goal, 10-47 4:16 7:03 KS - Saba 1 yd run (Evridge, Allan pass failed), 5-65 0:46

KANSAS CITY - Oklahoma’s defense stymied Kansas and the Sooner offense hit its stride late in a convincing win over the Jayhawks at Kansas City’s Arrowhead Stadium. The game marked the first time since 1944 that OU had played back-to-back regular season games on neutral fields. On the third play from scrimmage, Oklahoma’s D.J. Wolfe intercepted a Brian Luke pass and returned it 65 yards for a touchdown. Clint Ingram picked off another pass on the very next Jayhawk play and the tone was set. KU managed just 11 yards on 22 rushing attempts and completed just 11-of-30 passes with three interceptions. The total yardage figure for the Jayhawks was just 97 on 52 snaps. Oklahoma struggled on offense until the fourth quarter. At that point, OU got untracked. The highlight came on an 11-play, 92-yard touchdown drive. Rhett Bomar hit Malcolm Kelly for the final 25 and the game-icing score.

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

1 2 3 4 0 0 15 6 9 10 14 10

DALLAS - Oklahoma’s five-game winning streak over Texas came to an end when the Longhorns defeated the Sooners, 45-12, in Dallas. Big plays victimized the Sooners as UT got touchdowns that covered 80, 64 and 67 yards. The 67-yarder was the final score of the game and it came when DL Rodrique Wright scooped up a fumble at the Texas 33 and ran the distance. RB Adrian Peterson, hampered by an ankle injury, did not start the game. He logged three rushes for 10 yards, the lowest output of his career. Three other Sooner running backs saw action in the game and Kejuan Jones drew the start. Garrett Hartley made 2-of-3 field goals, including a 52-yarder. That was the longest ever by a Sooner in the series. Hartley’s miss came on a 41-yarder and resulted after a low snap. OU’s lone touchdown came on a 15-yard pass from Rhett Bomar to Joe Jon Finley.

BOOMER S OONER

KANSAS STATE

NORMAN - Even without Adrian Peterson, Oklahoma was able to run over Kansas State as the team won its Big 12 opener for the sixth straight year. Peterson rushed for 51 yards and a touchdown before leaving with an ankle injury in the second quarter, putting a damper on Oklahoma’s best offensive performance of the season and 43-21 victory over the Wildcats. Kejuan Jones added two touchdown runs in relief of Peterson, and Rhett Bomar ran for one score and passed for another. The Sooners rushed for 232 yards and held Kansas State to 22. It was the Wildcats’ lowest rushing total since managing only one yard in the 2004 game against OU. Oklahoma played as an unranked team for the first time since 1999. Score by Quarters KSU (3-1, 0-1) OU (2-2, 1-0)

Oct. 15 • Arrowhead Stadium (84,332) • Kansas City, Mo.

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

5 5 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

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Oct. 22 • Memorial Stadium (83,456) • Norman, Okla.

Oct. 29 • Memorial Stadium (77,438) • Lincoln, Neb.

Baylor

30

OKLAHOMA

31

TEXAS A&M

30

Oklahoma (2 OT)

37

NEBRASKA

24

Oklahoma

36

NORMAN - Rhett Bomar lofted a 21-yard pass to Juaquin Iglesias on the first possession of the second overtime and Oklahoma defeated Baylor, 37-30. It was the only reception of the game for Iglesias, a true freshman, who hauled in the game-winner from a redshirt freshman. OU dominated statistically, but was plagued by four turnovers and a costly penalty at the Baylor one that turned a touchdown opportunity into a field goal. Fourth-string running back Jacob Gutierrez was brilliant in gaining 173 yards on 30 attempts. His backup, Allen Patrick, added 49 yards on 15 tries. On defense, C.J. Ah You was dominant with five tackles, one sack and two fumbles forced, both of which were recovered by Oklahoma. Kicker Garrett Hartley starred as well, making all three of his field goal attempts, including one at the end of the first OT period that forced the second. Score by Quarters Baylor (4-3, 1-3) OU (4-3, 3-1)

Nov. 12 • Memorial Stadium (84,943) • Norman, Okla.

Score by Quarters OU (5-3, 4-1) NU (5-3, 2-3)

1 2 3 4 OT Final 6 7 6 8 3 [ 3 0 ] 30 0 24 0 3 10 [ 3 7 ] 37

SCORING SUMMARY First Quarter 3:26 BU - Smith 2 yd pass from Bell (Havens kick failed), 3-6 1:28 Second Quarter 14:25 OU - Gutierrez 7 yd run (Hartley kick), 12-66 3:51 9:52 OU - Bomar 1 yd run (Hartley kick), 8-65 3:59 6:23 OU - Hartley 32 yd field goal, 4-21 2:14 6:10 BU - Rochon 98 yd kickoff return (Havens kick) 3:13 OU - Gutierrez 28 yd run (Hartley kick), 8-84 2:52 Third Quarter 05:06 BU - Rochon 7 yd pass from Bell (pass failed), 7-65 2:29 Fourth Quarter 09:17 OU - Hartley 25 yd field goal, 10-35 4:45 1:17 BU - Zeigler 55 yd pass from Bell (Bell rush), 8-82 1:22 First Overtime BU - Havens 20 yd field goal, 6-23 OU - Hartley 39 yd field goal, 4-3 Second Overtime OU - Iglesias 21 yd pass from Bomar (Hartley kick), 3-25 BU OU FIRST DOWNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 . . . . . . . . . . 28 RUSHES-YARDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21-63 . . . . . . 53-205 PASSING YDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228 . . . . . . . . . 269 Passes Att-Comp-Int. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44-20-0 . . . . . . 42-24-2 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS . . . . . . . . . 65-291 . . . . . . 95-474 Fumble Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . . 0-0 Punt Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-6 . . . . . . . . 2-20 Kickoff Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-153 . . . . . . . . 3-76 Interception Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-38 . . . . . . . . . 0-0 Punts (Number-Avg) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-45.8 . . . . . . . 6-41.7 Fumbles-Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-3 . . . . . . . . . 4-2 Penalties-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-79 . . . . . . . . 7-48 Possession Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18:20 . . . . . . . 41:40 Third-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 of 16 . . . . . . 9 of 20 Fourth-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 of 1 . . . . . . . 0 of 0 Red-Zone Scores-Chances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-3 . . . . . . . . . 5-6 Sacks By: Number-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-24 . . . . . . . . . 1-4 RUSHING: BU-Mosley 14-52; Whitaker 3-12; Rochon 1-5; Bell 3-(-6). OU-Gutierrez 30-173; Patrick 15-49; Bomar 8-(-17). PASSING: BU-Bell 20-44-0-228. OU-Bomar 24-42-2-269. RECEIVING: BU-Zeigler 9-141; Shelton 6-52; Mosley 1-21; Rochon 1-7; Whitaker 1-5; Smith 1-2; Payne 1-0. OU-Runnels 6-64; Kelly 5-41; Johnson 4-70; Finley 3-39; Gutierrez 2-0; Iglesias 1-21; Patrick 1-12; Thompson 1-11; Rankins 1-11. INTERCEPTIONS: BU-Wilson 1-38; Arline 1-0. OU-None. OKLAHOMA DEFENSIVE STATISTICS SACKS (UA-A): Ah You 1-0. TACKLES (UA-A): Wolfe 7-2; Smith 4-2; Ah You 4-1; Latimer 2-3; Baker 1-4; Thibodeaux 1-4; Alexander 1-4; Ingram 2-1; Dennison 0-2; Carter 1-0; Williams 1-0; Gutierrez 1-0; Ayodele 0-1; Bennett 0-1; Patrick 0-1.

2006 OKLAHOMA FOOTBALL GUIDE

LINCOLN - Adrian Peterson came back, and how. The sophomore running back, who had missed all or more than half of the previous four games, rampaged for 146 yards and two touchdowns on 24 carries to help Oklahoma past Nebraska, 31-24. It was the Sooners’ first win at Lincoln since 1987. On Peterson’s first rush of the game, he burst up the middle for 36 yards and a touchdown. He later scored from two yards out and then tacked on a 58-yard romp. In the meantime, Oklahoma’s defense was racking up nine sacks, the most allowed by a Nebraska team. Rufus Alexander accounted for three of those. The Sooners intercepted two passes, career firsts for Chijioke Onyenegecha and Dusty Dvoracek. Onyenegecha scooted 63 yards for a touchdown with his pick. 1 2 3 4 7 14 3 7 0 3 7 14

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SCORING SUMMARY First Quarter 12:14 OU - Peterson 36 yd run (Hartley kick), 3-51 0:51 Second Quarter 11:27 OU - Peterson 2 yd run (Hartley kick), 12-55 4:13 9:21 NU - Congdon 40 yd field goal, 6-30 1:58 1:00 OU - Onyenegecha 63 yd interception return (Hartley kick) Third Quarter 11:24 OU - Hartley 50 yd field goal, 4-(-4) 1:02 5:17 NU - Nunn 3 yd pass from Taylor (Congdon kick), 16-80 6:07 Fourth Quarter 14:53 NU - Swift 25 yd pass from Taylor (Congdon kick), 6-48 2:40 10:58 OU - Jones 17 yd run (Hartley kick), 12-85 3:49 5:56 NU - Swift 18 yd pass from Ross (Congdon kick), 4-70 0:40 OU NU FIRST DOWNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 . . . . . . . . . . 20 RUSHES-YARDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45-180 . . . . . . . 34-16 PASSING YDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157 . . . . . . . . . 267 Passes Att-Comp-Int. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-14-0 . . . . . . 46-26-2 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS . . . . . . . . . 73-337 . . . . . . 80-283 Fumble Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . . 0-0 Punt Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-43 . . . . . . . . 1-21 Kickoff Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-13 . . . . . . . . 3-67 Interception Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-69 . . . . . . . . . 0-0 Punts (Number-Avg) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-40.0 . . . . . . . 7-46.6 Fumbles-Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-0 . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Penalties-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-26 . . . . . . . . 5-34 Possession Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29:37 . . . . . . . 30:23 Third-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 of 17 . . . . . . 8 of 19 Fourth-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 of 3 . . . . . . . 0 of 2 Red-Zone Scores-Chances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-4 . . . . . . . . . 3-3 Sacks By: Number-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-57 . . . . . . . . . 1-6 RUSHING: OU-Peterson 24-146; Jones 8-28; Bomar 7-11; Iglesias 1-9; Hartley 1-6; Gutierrez 1-0; TEAM 3-(-20). NU-Ross 10-21; Glenn 4-8; Lucky 4-2; Taylor 16-(-15). PASSING: OU-Bomar 14-28-0-157. NU-Taylor 25-45-2-249; Ross 1-1-0-18. RECEIVING: OU-Kelly 8-86; Wilson 3-42; Runnels 2-7; Jones 1-22. NU-Swift 9-116; Mulkey 5-43; Ross 4-39; Nunn 4-27; LeFlore 2-14; Todd 1-17; Sievers 1-11. INTERCEPTIONS: OU-Dvoracek 1-6; Onyenegecha 1-63. NU-None. OKLAHOMA DEFENSIVE STATISTICS SACKS (UA-A): Alexander 3-0; Thibodeaux 2-0; Latimer 1-0; Davis 1-0; Ingram 1-0; Dvoracek 1-0. TACKLES (UA-A): Alexander 11-2; Smith 3-5; Ingram, Clint 6-1; Latimer 5-2; Dvoracek 2-5; Thibodeaux, Cal 4-1; Baker 3-1; Wolfe 3-0; Onyenegecha 2-1; Walker 2-0; Davis, Alan 1-1; Hartley 1-0; Reynolds 1-0; Bennett 0-1; Carter 0-1; Ah You 0-1.

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NORMAN - Oklahoma played a dazzling first quarter, then held off a Texas A&M rally to win 36-30 and become bowl eligible for the seventh time in Bob Stoops’ seven seasons. The Sooners, who scored on their first three possessions, roared to a 28-7 lead and still held a 28-14 advantage at halftime. Twice in the second half the Aggies closed to within six, but never got closer. Rhett Bomar had the best passing day of his young career, hitting 20of-28 passes for 298 yards and one touchdown with one interception. True freshman Malcolm Kelly caught five passes for a career-best 118 yards, and Adrian Peterson rushed 27 times for 135 yards and a pair of TDs. OU’s defense was victimized by the Texas A&M option in the second half, but got a stellar performance from Calvin Thibodeaux, who logged three sacks. The two teams combined for 51 first downs and 959 total yards, and played for three hours and 58 minutes. Score by Quarters TAMU (5-5, 3-4) OU (6-3, 5-1)

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SCORING SUMMARY First Quarter 13:11 OU - Peterson 10 yd run (Hartley kick), 6-70 1:49 10:11 OU - Peterson 6 yd run (Hartley kick), 5-68 1:32 6:28 OU - Bomar 15 yd run (Hartley kick), 8-81 2:53 1:56 TA - Bennett 12 yd pass from McNeal (Pegram kick), 2-15 0:41 0:00 OU - Patrick, Allen 28 yd run (Hartley kick), 5-63 1:43 Second Quarter 6:55 TA - Lewis 5 yd pass from McNeal (Pegram kick), 7-71 2:12 Third Quarter 10:02 TA - Pegram 42 yd field goal, 9-56 1:57 8:14 OU - TEAM safety 0:33 TA - Lane 1 yd run (Pegram kick), 4-38 0:24 Fourth Quarter 11:09 OU - Wilson 8 yd pass from Bomar (Bomar pass failed), 10-80 4:24 6:47 TA - Pegram 34 yd field goal, 9-52 4:15 3:28 TA - Pegram 27 yd field goal, 6-22 2:00 A&M OU FIRST DOWNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 . . . . . . . . . . 27 RUSHES-YARDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44-292 . . . . . . 48-211 PASSING YDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158 . . . . . . . . . 298 Passes Att-Comp-Int. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35-12-1 . . . . . . 29-20-1 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS . . . . . . . . . 79-450 . . . . . . 77-509 Fumble Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . . 0-0 Punt Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . . 1-5 Kickoff Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-40 . . . . . . . . 4-81 Interception Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Punts (Number-Avg) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-45.2 . . . . . . . 4-54.8 Fumbles-Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 . . . . . . . . . 3-2 Penalties-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-45 . . . . . . . . 7-60 Possession Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28:53 . . . . . . . 31:07 Third-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 of 15 . . . . . . 7 of 14 Fourth-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 of 0 . . . . . . . 0 of 1 Red-Zone Scores-Chances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-5 . . . . . . . . . 4-4 Sacks By: Number-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-17 . . . . . . . . 5-26 RUSHING: TAMU-Lewis 15-146; McGee 10-67; Lane 8-48; Carter 3-30; Alexander 1-3; McNeal 7-(-2). OU-Peterson 27-135; Patrick 3-42; Bomar 7-28; Jones 6-19; Thompson 1-2; Hickson 1-(-1); TEAM 3-(-14). PASSING: TAMU-McNeal 12-29-1-158; McGee 0-6-0-0. OU-Bomar, Rhett 20-28-1-298; Holmes 0-1-0-0. RECEIVING: TAMU-Carter 3-35; Morrow 3-33; Bennett 3-31; Lane 1-42; Stutz 1-12; Lewis 1-5. OU-Kelly 5-118; Runnels 4-46; Iglesias 3-62; Wilson 3-27; Holmes 2-19; Thompson 2-11; Jones 1-15. INTERCEPTIONS: TAMU-Pegram 1-0. OU-Smith 1-0. OKLAHOMA DEFENSIVE STATISTICS SACKS (UA-A): Thibodeaux 3-0; Bennett 1-0; Ah You 1-0. TACKLES (UA-A): Wolfe 5-4; Smith 5-3; Ingram 5-3; Alexander 1-7; Thibodeaux 3-4; Onyenegecha 2-5; Latimer 1-6; Ah You 4-1; Baker 3-2; Dennison, Russe 1-1; Bennett, Cory 1-1; Patrick 0-2; Davis 0-2; Pendleton 1-0; Lofton 1-0; Walker 0-1.


2005 SEASON REVIEW Nov. 19 • Jones SBC Stadium (52,625) • Lubbock, Texas

Nov. 26 • Memorial Stadium (84,875) • Norman, Okla.

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Scoring Summary First Quarter 11:42 OU - Patrick 27 yd run (Harley kick), 4-59 1:50 4:17 OU - Iglesias 12 yd pass from Bomar (Harltey kick) 10-66 4:47 Second Quarter 13:40 OU - Moses 26 yd pass from Bomar (Hartley kick) 5-42 2:12 1:41 OS - Crosslin 1 yd run (Redden kick) 6-69 1:57 Third Quarter 2:03 OU - Peterson 84 yd run (Hartley kick) 1-84 0:12 Fourth Quarter 11:37 OS - Crosslin 2 yd run (Redden kick) 8-55 2:30 11:20 OU - Peterson 71 yd run (Hartley kick) 1-71 0:13 6:41 OU - Johnson 55 yd pass from Bomar (Hartley kick) 5-83 2:55 OSU OU FIRST DOWNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 . . . . . . . . . . 17 RUSHES-YARDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-13 . . . . . . 43-354 PASSING YDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 . . . . . . . . . 206 Passes Att-Comp-Int. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-27-1 . . . . . . 13-21-1 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS . . . . . . . . . 59-139 . . . . . . 64-560 Fumble Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Punt Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-3 . . . . . . . . 4-13 Kickoff Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-29 . . . . . . . . . 1-9 Interception Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-31 . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Punts (Number-Avg) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-43.3 . . . . . . . 7-40.7 Fumbles-Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Penalties-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-15 . . . . . . 16--155 Possession Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24:33 . . . . . . . 35:27 Third-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 of 14 . . . . . . 6 of 16 Fourth-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 of 1 . . . . . . . 0 of 1 Red-Zone Scores-Chances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Sacks By: Number-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . 4-33 RUSHING: OSU-Hamilton 11-20, Crosslin 10-19, Johnson 1-2, Price 1-(-2), Pena 9-(-26). OU-Peterson 24-237, Patrick 3-31, Bomar 2-29, Jones 6-26, Hickson 4-21, Gutierrez 2-14 PASSING: OSU-Pena 10-27-0-126. OU-Bomar 13-21-3-206. RECEIVING: OSU- Woods 4-39, Price 2-28, Frazier 1-56, Johnson 1-4, Redden 1-3, Hamilton 1-(-4). OU-Moses 3-56, Iglesias 3-26, Johnson 2-60, Runnels 2-39, Kelly 1-25, Jones 1-1, Patrick 1-(-1). INTERCEPTIONS: OSU-Woods 1-31. OU-Ingram 1-0. Oklahoma Defensive Statistics SACKS (UA-A): Alexander 1-0, Latimer 2-0, Thibodeaux 1-0. TACKLES (UA-A): Alexander 4-4; Williams 4-2; Onyenegecha, Ch 5-0; Latimer 3-2; Dvoracek 2-3; Ingram 1-4; Thibodeaux 3-1; Bennett 3-1; Wolfe 2-2; Smith 2-0; Carter 1-1; Jones 1-0; Baker 1-0; Lofton 1-0; Moses 1-0; Bassey 0-1; Reynolds 0-1

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Scoring Summary First Quarter 8:04 OU - Hartley 34 yd field goal, 7-44 1:59 2:58 UO - Williams 5 yd run (Martinez kick) 12-79 5:06 Third Quarter 9:20 OU - Runnels 17 yd pass from Bomar (Hartley kick) 4-53 2:07 3:25 OU - Jones 8 yd run (Hartley kick) 9-74 4:09 Fourth Quarter 3:30 UO - Day 3 yd pass from Leaf (Martinez kick) 13-78 3:43 UO OU FIRST DOWNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 . . . . . . . . . . 19 RUSHES-YARDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-84 . . . . . . 40-132 PASSING YDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243 . . . . . . . . . 229 Passes Att-Comp-Int. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25-44-1 . . . . . . 17-30-1 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS . . . . . . . . . 76-327 . . . . . . 70-361 Fumble Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 . . . . . . . . . 2-1 Punt Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 . . . . . . . . 4-44 Kickoff Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-42 . . . . . . . . 3-41 Interception Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Punts (Number-Avg) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-45.1 . . . . . . . 7-37.9 Fumbles-Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . . 0-0 Penalties-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-15 . . . . . . . 10-70 Possession Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31:23 . . . . . . . 28:37 Third-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-18 . . . . . . . . 6-16 Fourth-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 of 3 . . . . . . . 0 of 0 Red-Zone Scores-Chances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3 . . . . . . . . . 3-4 Sacks By: Number-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . 3-19 RUSHING: UO-Whitehead 12-43, Dragich 1-20, Stewart 1-6, Williams 1-5, Dixon 9-11, Strong 1-3, Johnson 1-1, Leaf 5-1. OU-Peterson 2384, Jones 7-30, Bomar 9-14, Patrick 1-4. PASSING: UO-Leaf 14-24-1-136, Dixon 11-19-0-107, Strong 0-1-0-0. OU-Bomar 17-30-1-229. RECEIVING: UO-Finley 9-67, Whitehead 6-83, Williams 4-27, Day 3-14, Johnson 1-19, Paysinger 1-18, Rosario 1-15. OU-Kelly 7-79, Iglesias 5-85, Johnson 2-32, Runnels 1-17, Jones 1-8, Peterson 1-8. INTERCEPTIONS: UO-Nelson 1-0. OU-Ingram 1-0. Oklahoma Defensive Statistics SACKS (UA-A): Ah You 2-14, Thibodeaux 1-5. TACKLES (UA-A): Alexander 6-3, Smith 6-1, Latimer 5-2, Ah You 5-1, Williams 4-2, Thibodeaux 5-0, Wolfe 2-3, Dvoracek 1-4, Ingram 2-2, Bassey 2-1, Rankins 1-0, Dennison 1-0, Pendleton 1-0, Carter 1-0, Harris 1-1, Bennett 0-1. Ayodele 0-1, Baker 0-1.

HISTORY

Oklahoma Defensive Statistics SACKS (UA-A): Ingram 2-0; Ah You 1-0; Dvoracek 1-0. TACKLES (UA-A): Williams 7-4; Latimer 6-1; Wolfe 5-0; Alexander 51; Ingram 5-1; Ah You, 3-0; Carter 2-2; Bassey 2-0; Onyenegecha 2-0; Dennison 2-0; Patrick 1-0; Coleman 1-0; 1-0; Ayodele 1-1; Smith 1-1; Dvoracek 1-0; Baker 1-0; Freeby 0-1; Runnels 0-1; Thibodeaux 0-1.

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RUSHING: OU-Peterson 29-108; Bomar 7-25; Jones 5-23; Patrick 1-6; Gutierrez 1-2; TEAM 2-(-2). TT-Henderson 16-109; Hodges 13-35; Woods 1-3; Filani 1-(-3). PASSING: OU-Bomar 12-26-0-118. TT-Hodges 24-37-2-232. RECEIVING: OU-Kelly 4-49; Thompson 4-40; Jones 2-1; Iglesias 1-20; Runnels 1-8. TT-Filani 6-82; Olomua 5-52; Johnson 4-48; Amendola 3-28; Hicks 3-18; Woods 1-5; Reed,L 1-4; Henderson 1-(-5). INTERCEPTIONS: OU-Carter, 1-9; Wolfe 1-0. TT-None.

Score by Quarters UO (10-2) OU (8-4)

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OU TT FIRST DOWNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 . . . . . . . . . . 23 RUSHES-YARDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45-162 . . . . . . 31-144 PASSING YDS (NET) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 . . . . . . . . . 232 Passes Att-Comp-Int. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-12-0 . . . . . . 37-24-2 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS . . . . . . . . . 71-280 . . . . . . 68-376 Fumble Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . . 0-0 Punt Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10 . . . . . . . . 3-25 Kickoff Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-23 . . . . . . . . 2-30 Interception Returns-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-9 . . . . . . . . . 0-0 Punts (Number-Avg) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-48.4 . . . . . . . 5-42.2 Fumbles-Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 . . . . . . . . . 0-0 Penalties-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-93 . . . . . . . . 8-80 Possession Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31:34 . . . . . . . 28:26 Third-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 of 15 . . . . . . 3 of 11 Fourth-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 of 5 . . . . . . . 2 of 2 Red-Zone Scores-Chances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-3 . . . . . . . . . 4-5 Sacks By: Number-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-28 . . . . . . . . . 0-0

Score by Quarters OSU (4-7, 1-7) OU (7-4, 6-2)

COACHING STAFF

SCORING SUMMARY First Quarter 11:45 TT - Trlica 33 yd field goal, 8-64 3:15 Second Quarter 14:13 OU - Peterson 1 yd run (Hartley kick), 16-91 8:25 3:30 TT - Hicks 7 yd pass from Hodges (Trlica kick), 9-72 5:03 Fourth Quarter 14:35 TT - Olomua 3 yd pass from Hodges (Trlica kick), 6-80 2:38 5:57 OU - Kelly 13 yd pass from Bomar (Hartley kick), 11-89 4:08 1:33 OU - Peterson 13 yd run (Hartley kick), 9-51 3:13 0:00 TT - Henderson 2 yd run (rush failed), 12-65 1:33

SAN DIEGO - Oklahoma used an overpowering third quarter to win its first-ever trip to the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl, 17-14, over the Oregon Ducks. With just 33 seconds remaining, Sooner linebacker Clint Ingram stretched out for an interception at the Oregon 10 to halt a drive that could have given the sixth-ranked Ducks a tie or the lead. Oregon was forced to a comeback mode after OU’s impressive third period. The Sooners mounted scoring drives of 53 and 74 yards during that frame while limiting UO to minus 14 yards of total offense. Rhett Bomar, who was not sacked for a second straight game, and C.J. Ah You, who logged two sacks, took offensive and defensive MVP honors, respectively, but the stars were many. Adrian Peterson received a cut on his forehead that required stitches, yet still picked up 84 yards on 23 rushing attempts. True freshmen receivers Malcolm Kelly and Juaquin Iglesias sliced up the Duck secondary with seven catches for 79 yards and five for 85, respectively. The Oklahoma defense, the best his team had seen all year according to Oregon coach Mike Bellotti, was led in tackles by Rufus Alexander with nine.

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The 10-play drive was not without controversy. Three of those plays were reviewed by the replay official. One touchdown call was overturned while the final one was upheld. The victory landed the Red Raiders in the Cotton Bowl, while OU saw its four-game winning streak go by the boards. Peterson scored two of Oklahoma’s touchdowns, while picking up 108 yards on 29 carries. Malcolm Kelly got the other TD on a 13-yard pass from Rhett Bomar.

NORMAN - The 100th renewal of the Bedlam Series was not unlike many of the first 99. Oklahoma rolled past its in-state rival, 42-14, to pick up its 77th all-time win over the Cowboys. This one was lopsided on every front. The Sooners jumped to a 21-0 lead and led by at least 14 for the rest of the game. OU rolled up 560 yards of total offense to just 139 for OSU. Adrian Peterson won Walter Camp National Player of the Week honors for his performance. The sophomore carried 24 times for 237 yards, including touchdown gallops of 84 (career long) and 71 yards. Rhett Bomar was hot, too, throwing for 206 yards, three touchdowns and one interception. For a second straight game, he was not sacked. Oklahoma State managed just 13 rushing yards on 32 rushing attempts and completed only 10-of-27 passes while absorbing four sacks. Rufus Alexander was the top tackler for OU with eight, including four for loss. Fellow linebacker Clint Ingram nabbed his fourth interception of the season.

BOOMER S OONER

OKLAHOMA

LUBBOCK - Taurean Henderson scored from two yards out on the game’s final play and Texas Tech downed Oklahoma, 23-21. The Sooners had taken their first lead of the game with 1:33 remaining when Adrian Peterson ran eight yards, but Tech marched 65 yards to get the game-winner.

Score by Quarters OU (6-4, 5-2) TT (8-3, 6-2)

Dec. 29 • Qualcomm Stadium (65,416) • San Diego, Calif.

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Schedule & Results

Date Sept. 3 Sept. 10 Sept. 17 *Oct. 1 *Oct. 8 *Oct. 15 *Oct. 22 *Oct. 29 *Nov. 12 *Nov. 19 *Nov. 26 ^Dec. 29

Opponent TCU Tulsa at UCLA Kansas State vs. Texas vs. Kansas Baylor at Nebraska Texas A&M at Texas Tech Oklahoma State vs. Oregon

W/L L W L W L W W W W L W W

Score 10-17 31-15 24-41 43-21 12-45 19-3 37-30 (2OT) 31-24 36-30 21-23 42-14 17-14

Attend. 84,332 83,877 56,522 84,501 75,452 54,109 83,456 77,438 84,943 52,625 84,875 65,416

* Conference game ^ Pacific Life Holday Bowl – San Diego, Calif.

Score by Quarters

1st 2nd Sooners . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 65 Opponents . . . . . . . . . . . 50 60

3rd 4th OT 64 93 10 55 109 3

Total 323 277

D.J. WOLFE

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

5 5 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

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Team Statistics

OU Opp. Scoring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 323 . . . . . . . . . 277 Points Per Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26.9 . . . . . . . . . 23.1 First Downs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231 . . . . . . . . . 206 Rushing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 . . . . . . . . . . 62 Passing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 . . . . . . . . . 120 Penalty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 . . . . . . . . . . 24 Rushing Yardage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2130 . . . . . . . . 1087 Yards gained rushing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2545 . . . . . . . . 1567 Yards lost rushing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 415 . . . . . . . . . 480 Rushing attempts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 526 . . . . . . . . . 392 Average per rush . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.0 . . . . . . . . . . 2.8 Average per game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177.5 . . . . . . . . . 90.6 TDs rushing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 . . . . . . . . . . 11 Passing Yardage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2131 . . . . . . . . 2593 Att-Comp-Int. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 336-179-11 . . . 438-232-13 Average per pass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.3 . . . . . . . . . . 5.9 Average per catch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11.9 . . . . . . . . . 11.2 Average per game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177.6 . . . . . . . . 216.1 TDs Passing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 . . . . . . . . . . 20 Total Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4261 . . . . . . . . 3680 Total plays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 862 . . . . . . . . . 830 Average per play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.9 . . . . . . . . . . 4.4 Average per game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 355.1 . . . . . . . . 306.7 Kick Returns: No. - Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39-709 . . . . . . . 34-600 Punt Returns: No. - Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-222 . . . . . . . 18-122 Int. Returns: No. - Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-220 . . . . . . . 11-112 Kick Return Average . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18.2 . . . . . . . . . 17.6 Punt Return Average . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.4 . . . . . . . . . . 6.8 Int. Return Average . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.9 . . . . . . . . . 10.2 Fumbles-Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31-13 . . . . . . . . 23-10 Penalties-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102-860 . . . . . . . 91-683 Average Per Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71.9 . . . . . . . . . 56.9 Punts-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71-3004 . . . . . . 79-3370 Average Per Punt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42.3 . . . . . . . . . 42.7 Net punt average . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37.8 . . . . . . . . . 37.8 Time of Possession/Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31:29 . . . . . . . . 28:31 3rd-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68/190 . . . . . . . 59/181 3rd-Down Pct. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36% . . . . . . . . . 33% 4th-Down Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12/19 . . . . . . . . . 7/16 4th-Down Pct. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63% . . . . . . . . . 44% Sacks By-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45-274 . . . . . . . 21-170 Misc. Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 . . . . . . . . . . 84 Touchdowns Scored . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 . . . . . . . . . . 34 Field Goals - Attempts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-22 . . . . . . . . 14-18 PAT - Attempts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37-38 . . . . . . . . 27-28 Attendance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 505984 . . . . . . 186585 Games - Avg. Per Game . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 - 84331 . . . . . 3 - 62195 Neutral Site - Avg. Per Game . . . . . . . . . 3 - 64992


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Loss 103 33 8 209 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 18 45

Net 1104 280 254 184 136 135 61 9 8 6 3 -5 -45

Avg. 5.0 3.3 5.3 2.1 5.4 4.1 30.5 9.0 8.0 6.0 3.0 -1.0 -3.5

TD 14 4 2 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Long 84 17 28 42 28 23 56 9 8 6 3 7 0

Avg./G 100.4 25.5 23.1 15.3 12.4 16.9 6.8 0.8 0.8 0.5 0.2 -0.5 -5.6

Sooners Opponents

12 12

526 392

2557 1567

427 480

2130 1087

4.0 2.8

27 11

84 80

177.5 90.6

Bomar, Rhett Thompson, Paul Holmes, Lendy Freeby, Cody

GP 12 10 10 12

Eff. 113.48 69.83 0.00 133.60

Att-Cmp-Int 308-167-10 26-11-1 1-0-0 1-1-0

Pct. 54.2 42.3 0.0 100.0

Yds. 2018 109 0 4

TD 10 0 0 0

Long 55 22 0 4

Avg./G 168.2 10.9 0.0 0.3

Sooners Opponents

12 12

109.82 111.83

336-179-11 438-232-13

53.3 53.0

2131 2593

10 20

55 73

177.6 216.1

Kelly, Malcolm Wilson, Travis Runnels, J.D. Iglesias, Juaquin Finley, Joe Jon Thompson, Paul Johnson, Manuel Jones, Kejuan Peterson, Adrian Rankins, Jejuan Moses, James Gutierrez, Jacob Patrick, Allen Chaney, Quentin Holmes, Lendy Dennison, Russell

GP 11 9 12 12 11 10 10 11 11 12 12 11 11 6 10 11

No. 33 25 20 19 13 11 10 10 9 8 7 5 4 2 2 1

Yds. 471 310 205 290 150 106 170 103 50 98 110 11 8 26 19 4

Avg. 14.3 12.4 10.2 15.3 11.5 9.6 17.0 10.3 5.6 12.2 15.7 2.2 2.0 13.0 9.5 4.0

TD 2 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

Long 42 27 35 34 22 18 55 35 11 22 26 7 12 17 11 4

Avg./G 42.8 34.4 17.1 24.2 13.6 10.6 17.0 9.4 4.5 8.2 9.2 1.0 0.7 4.3 1.9 0.4

Sooners Opponents

12 12

179 232

2131 2593

11.9 11.2

10 20

55 73

177.6 216.1

Passing Totals

Receiving Totals

THE SOONERS

Att. 220 86 48 89 25 33 2 1 1 1 1 5 13

COACHING STAFF

GP 11 11 11 12 11 8 9 12 10 12 12 10 8

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Peterson, Adrian Jones, Kejuan Gutierrez, Jacob Bomar, Rhett Patrick, Allen Hickson, Donta Wilson, Travis Iglesias, Juaquin Johnson, Manuel Harley, Garrett Runnels, J.D. Thompson, Paul TEAM

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Rushing Totals

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39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

5 5 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

2005 SEASON REVIEW Punt Returns

Rankins, Jejuan Holmes, Lendy Jones, Kejuan Sooners Opponents

Kick Returns

Smith, Reggie Wilson, Travis Patrick, Allen Holmes, Lendy Rankins, Jejuan Runnels, J.D. Clapp, Matt Lofton, Curtis Sooners Opponents

Interceptions

Ingram, Clint Wolfe, D.J. Smith, Reggie Onyenegecha, C. Carter, Jason Dvoracek, Dusty Alexander, Rufus Sooners Opponents

No. 21 7 2

Yds 170 41 11

Avg 8.1 5.9 5.5

TD 0 0 0

Long 26 21 6

30 18

222 122

7.4 6.8

0 0

26 34

Freeby, C.

Sooners Opponents

No. Yds Avg 71 3004 42.3 71 3004 79 3370

42.3 42.7

Lg 73

TB 10

FC 10

I20 Blkd 16 0

73 63

10 8

10 12

16 21

0 1

Field Goals No. 18 9 4 4 1 1 1 1

Yds 377 168 69 66 17 6 4 2

Avg 20.9 18.7 17.2 16.5 17.0 6.0 4.0 2.0

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Long 43 34 31 29 17 6 4 2

39 34

709 600

18.2 17.6

0 1

43 98

No. 5 2 2 1 1 1 1

Yds 63 65 14 63 9 6 0

Avg 12.6 32.5 7.0 63.0 9.0 6.0 0.0

TD 1 1 0 1 0 0 0

Long 48 65 14 63 9 6 0

13 11

220 112

16.9 10.2

3 0

65 38

Yds 0 84

Avg 0.0 28.0

TD 0 2

Long 0 67

Fumble Returns

Sooners Opponents

Punting

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Hartley FGM-FGA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-22 Percentage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63.6 1-19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 20-29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-5 30-39 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-7 40-49 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7 50-99 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3 Long . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Blocked . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Field Goal Sequence

Sooners Opponents TCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50, (21) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (25) Tulsa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (29) . . . . . . . . . . (52), (22), (19) UCLA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32, (37) . . . . . . . . . . . . 41, (44), (51) Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (29), (40) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (52), (26), 41 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (37) Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (40), 48, 37, (40) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (32), 41 Baylor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (32), (25), (39) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (20) Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44, 35, (50) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (40) Texas A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 . . . . . 45, (42), 43, (34), (27) Texas Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (33) Okla. State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X Oregon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (34) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X Numbers in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.


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Sooners Opponents

2130 1087

2131 222 2593 122

12 12

Total Offense

12 12

Tot Avg/G 1154 104.9 539 59.9 471 42.8 394 35.8 391 32.6 299 24.9 285 23.8 265 24.1 214 17.8 213 19.4 184 15.3 178 17.8 150 13.6 135 16.9 126 12.6 110 9.2 101 10.1 65 5.4 63 5.7 63 5.2 26 4.3 9 0.8 6 0.5 6 0.5 4 0.4 4 0.4 2 0.2 -45 -5.6

709 220 600 112

5412 451.0 4514 376.2

Plays 398 220 86 48 25 33 31 2 1 1 1 1 1 13

Rush 180 1108 280 254 136 135 -5 61 9 8 6 0 3 -45

Pass 2018 0 0 0 0 0 109 0 0 0 0 4 0 0

Total 2198 1108 280 254 136 135 104 61 9 8 6 4 3 -45

Avg/G 183.2 100.7 25.5 23.1 12.4 16.9 10.4 6.8 0.8 0.8 0.5 0.3 0.2 -5.6

862 830

2130 1087

2131 2593

4261 3680

355.1 306.7

Scoring

|----------------------PATs-----------------------| TD FGs Kick Rush Rcv Pass DXP Saf Pts Peterson 14 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 84 Hartley 0 14-22 37-38 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 79 Jones 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 24 Bomar 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-2 0 0 24 Iglesias 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Finley 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Kelly 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Patrick 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Wilson 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Gutierrez 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Ingram 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Johnson, M. 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Runnels 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Wolfe 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Moses 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Onyenegecha 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 TEAM 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 2 4 Sooners Opponents

40 14-22 37-38 34 14-18 27-28

0-0 1-2

0 0-2 1 1-4

0 0

2 323 0 277

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HISTORY

Sooners Opponents

IR 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 65 63 63 0 9 0 6 0 0 0 0

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GP Bomar 12 Peterson 11 Jones 11 Gutierrez 11 Patrick 11 Hickson 8 Thompson 10 Wilson 9 Iglesias 12 Johnson, M. 10 Hartley 12 Freeby 12 Runnels 12 TEAM 8

KOR 0 168 0 0 377 0 17 0 6 69 0 0 0 0 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0

THE SOONERS

Rec PR 50 0 310 0 471 0 103 11 0 0 290 0 98 170 11 0 205 0 8 0 0 0 170 0 150 0 0 0 19 41 110 0 106 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

COACHING STAFF

Rush 1104 61 0 280 0 9 0 254 3 136 184 8 0 135 0 0 -5 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 -45

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

GP Peterson 11 Wilson 9 Kelly 11 Jones 11 Smith, R. 12 Iglesias 12 Rankins 12 Gutierrez 11 Runnels 12 Patrick 11 Bomar 12 Johnson 10 Finley 11 Hickson 8 Holmes 10 Moses 12 Thompson 10 Wolfe 12 Onyenegecha 11 Ingram 12 Chaney 6 Carter, J. 12 Hartley 12 Dvoracek 12 Dennison 11 Clapp 9 Lofton 10 TEAM 8

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All-Purpose Yards

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24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Bomar Gutierrez Hickson 2-13-0 1-11-0 - 6-(-13)-0 - - 15-28-1 1-7-0 1-4-0 8-(-2)-1 9-(-3)-0 4-30-0 12-9-0 3-15-0 5-22-0 7-(-14)-0 - 18-59-0 8-(-17)-1 30-173-2 - 7-11-0 1-0-0 - 7-28-1 - 1-(-1)-0 7-25-0 1-2-0 - 2-29-0 2-14-0 4-21-0 9-14-0 - -

Kickoff Returns (No.-Yds.-Long)

Jones 7-17-0 7-20-0 3-(-1)-0 13-48-2 8-19-0 16-51-0 - 8-28-1 6-19-0 5-23-0 6-26-0 7-30-1

Patrick Peterson - 22-63-1 - 32-220-3 - 23-58-1 2-4-0 8-(-2)-1 - 3-10-0 - 5-(-4)-0 15-49-0 - - 24-146-2 3-42-1 27-135-2 1-6-0 29-108-2 3-31-1 24-237-2 1-4-0 23-84-0

Opp. TCU Tulsa UCLA KSU Texas Kansas Baylor NU A&M TTU OSU Oregon

Wilson 2-44-22 3-47-18 - 1-34-34 3-43-31 - - - - - - -

Smith Rankins Holmes - - 1-3 2-30-19 - - 4-97-43 - - 2-49-37 1-17-17 - 3-33-14 - 2-50-29 1-19-19 - - 3-76-34 - - - - 1-13-13 2-52-33 - - 1-21-21 - - - - - - - -

Passing (Comp.-Att.-Int.-Yds.-TD)

Kicking Stats (Hartley)

Opponent TCU Tulsa UCLA Kansas St. Texas Kansas Baylor Nebraska Texas A&M Texas Tech Oklahoma St. Oregon

Opp. TCU Tulsa UCLA KSU Texas Kansas Baylor NU A&M TTU OSU Oregon

Bomar 2-5-0-19-0 5-13-2-42-0 20-29-241-0-0 12-22-0-139-1 12-33-1-94-1 16-31-2-206-1 24-42-2-269-1 14-28-0-157-0 20-28-1-298-1 12-26-0-118-1 13-21-1-206-3 17-30-1-229-1

Thompson 11-26-1-109-0 -

FG 1-2 1-1 1-2 2-2 2-3 2-4 3-3 1-3 0-1 - - 1-1

FG Seq. PAT 50,(21) 1-1 (29) 4-4 32,(37) 3-3 (29),(40) 5-5 (52),(26),41 0-0 1-2 (32),(25),(39) 4-4 44,35,(50) 4-4 46 4-4 - 3-3 - 6-6 (34) 2-2

Patrick Runnels Clapp - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2-29-22 - - - - 1-9-9 - 1-31-31 1-6-6 1-4-4

KO 65,65,64 65,65,65,48,47,44 65,65,40,60,12 45,65 (5),61,58 65,65,65,65 65,65,65,60,64 65,57,64,63,43,65 65,65,51,42,65,65,60 60,39,65,65,65,57 65,51,65,59,62 65,65,65,49,53,65,65 65, 63, 47, 65

TB 1 2 1 5 3 2 2 4 3 2 5 1

Ret. 2/14.5 4/14.3 4/6.3 3/19.0 1/18.0 3/17.7 4/38.3 3/22.3 3/13.3 2/15.0 2/14.5 3/14.0

Receiving (No.-Yds.-TD) Opp. Chaney TCU 1-17-0 Tulsa 1-9-0 UCLA - KSU - Texas - Kansas - Baylor - NU - A&M - TTU - OSU - Oregon -

Finley Gutierrez Iglesias Johnson 1-6-0 - - - 1-6-0 - - - 3-41-0 - 3-38-0 - 2-21-1 - 1-18-0 - 2-21-1 1-4-0 1-9-0 1-6-0 1-16-0 - 1-11-0 1-5-0 3-39-0 2-0-0 1-21-1 4-70-0 - - - - - - 3-62-0 - - - 1-20-0 - - - 3-26-1 2-60-1 - - 5-85-0 2-32-0

Jones Kelly 1-4-0 - - - - 1-8-0 - - 2-17-0 - 1-35-0 2-65-1 - 5-41-0 1-22-0 8-86-0 1-15-0 5-118-0 2-1-0 4-49-1 1-1-0 1-25-0 1-8-0 7-79-0

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Moses Peterson Rankins Runnels Thompson - 2-7-0 2-38-0 1-4-0 - - 2-17-0 - - - 2-33-0 4-18-0 - - - 1-7-0 - - 2-21-0 - - 1-17-0 1-6-0 1-6-0 1-14-0 - 4-32-0 2-14-0 1-17-0 - - 1-11-0 6-64-0 1-11-0 - - - 2-7-0 - - - - 4-46-0 2-11-0 - - - 1-8-0 4-40-0 3-56-1 - - 2-39-0 - - 1-8-0 - 1-17-1 -

Wilson 5-52-0 1-10-0 7-103-0 5-68-0 1-8-0 3-42-0 3-27-1 -


2005 SEASON REVIEW

Blkd Kick Saf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

GP Solo 12 453 12 465

Tackles Ast Total TFL/Yds 315 768 119-415 456 921 114-370

Pass Def Int-Yds BrUp QBH 13-220 47 42 11-112 50 20

Fumbles Rcv-Yds FF 10-0 15 14-84 16

Blkd Kick Saf 1 2 1 0

Sacks No-Yds 45-274 21-170

HISTORY

Fumbles Rcv-Yds FF 1-0 2 1-0 2 . 2 . 2 1-0 . 1-0 3 1-0 . 1-0 2 1-0 . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . 1-0 . . . . . 1-0 . . . . . . 1 . . 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

SEASON REVIEW

Pass Def Int-Yds BrUp QBH 1-0 9 9 . 5 4 2-65 10 1 5-63 4 4 2-14 3 . . 2 4 1-6 . 9 . . 6 . 1 3 . 2 . 1-63 7 . 1-9 1 . . . 1 . 1 . . 1 . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

THE SOONERS

Sooners Opponents

Tackles Sacks Ast Total TFL/Yds No-Yds 46 102 17-51 5-36 32 84 6-34 4-31 20 65 5-11 2-3 26 61 12-43 5-27 17 47 2-4 . 17 45 12-38 7-34 25 44 18-60 4-31 20 44 17-69 10-52 16 43 1-1 . 15 36 . . 13 31 3-4 . 6 17 1-12 . 8 16 1-0 1-0 8 16 3-12 2-10 6 15 . . 9 11 6-16 1-4 1 10 2-5 1-4 4 9 . . 4 8 . . 5 8 . . 2 8 5-26 2-20 5 8 2-12 2-12 2 6 2-4 . 1 4 1-10 1-10 . 3 1-1 . 1 3 . . 2 3 . . . 2 . . . 2 2-2 . 1 2 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . 1 . . . 1 . . . 1 . . 1 1 . . . 1 . . 1 1 . . . 1 . . . 1 . . 1 1 . . . 1 . . . 1 . . . 1 . .

COACHING STAFF

GP Solo 12 56 12 52 12 45 12 35 12 30 12 28 12 19 12 24 12 27 12 21 11 18 12 11 10 8 11 8 11 9 12 2 7 9 11 5 11 4 7 3 12 6 8 3 11 4 1 3 10 3 11 2 8 1 9 2 8 2 12 1 12 2 11 1 10 1 7 1 12 1 5 . 6 1 12 . 1 1 12 1 8 . 12 1 11 1 1 1

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Defensive Statistics

137 1950

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

5 5 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

2005 AWARDS & HONORS C.J. Ah You, Defensive End • • • • • • •

Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year, Big 12 Coaches Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year, Associated Press All-Big 12 honorable mention, Big 12 Coaches All-Big 12 honorable mention, Associated Press All-Big 12 second team, The Oklahoman Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year, Fort Worth Star-Telegram Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year, Waco Tribune-Herald

Rufus Alexander, Linebacker • • • • • • • • • •

All-Big 12 first team, Associated Press All-Big 12 first team, Big 12 Coaches All-Big 12 first team, Austin American-Statesman All-Big 12 first team, Dallas Morning News All-Big 12 first team, ESPN.com All-Big 12 first team, Fort Worth Star-Telegram All-Big 12 first team, Kansas City Star All-Big 12 first team, The Oklahoman All-Big 12 first team, San Antonio Express News All-Big 12 first team, Waco Tribune-Herald

Kelvin Chaisson, Offensive Guard

• All-Big 12 honorable mention, Associated Press

Dan Dixon, Defensive Back

• All-Big 12 Academic second team

Dusty Dvoracek, Defensive Tackle • • • • • • • • • • • •

All-Big 12 first team, Associated Press All-Big 12 first team, Big 12 Coaches All-Big 12 first team, Austin American-Statesman All-Big 12 first team, Dallas Morning News All-Big 12 first team, ESPN.com All-Big 12 first team, Fort Worth Star-Telegram All-Big 12 first team, Kansas City Star All-Big 12 first team, The Oklahoman All-Big 12 first team, San Antonio Express News All-Big 12 first team, Waco Tribune-Herald ESPN The Magazine All-District VI Academic All-Big 12 Academic first team

Joe Jon Finley, Tight End

Clint Ingram, Linebacker

All-Big 12 second team, Big 12 Coaches All-Big 12 honorable mention, Associated Press All-Big 12 second team, Austin American-Statesman All-Big 12 second team, Fort Worth Star-Telegram All-Big 12 second team, The Oklahoman All-Big 12 second team, Waco Tribune-Herald

Malcolm Kelly, Receiver

• All-Big 12 honorable mention, Big 12 Coaches • Freshman All-America honorable mention, The Sporting News • All-Big 12 Freshman first team, The Sporting News

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All-Big 12 first team, Associated Press All-Big 12 first team, Big 12 Coaches All-Big 12 first team, Austin American-Statesman All-Big 12 first team, Dallas Morning News All-Big 12 first team, ESPN.com All-Big 12 first team, Fort Worth Star-Telegram All-Big 12 first team, Kansas City Star All-Big 12 first team, San Antonio Express News All-Big 12 second team, The Oklahoman All-Big 12 second team, Waco Tribune-Herald

Zach Latimer, Linebacker

• All-Big 12 honorable mention, Associated Press

Chijioke Onyenegecha, Cornerback • All-Big 12 second team, Big 12 Coaches

Carl Pendleton, Defensive Tackle • All-Big 12 Academic first team

Adrian Peterson, Running Back • • • • • • • • • •

All-Big 12 first team, Associated Press All-Big 12 first team, Big 12 Coaches All-Big 12 first team, Austin American-Statesman All-Big 12 first team, Dallas Morning News All-Big 12 first team, ESPN.com All-Big 12 first team, Fort Worth Star-Telegram All-Big 12 first team, Kansas City Star All-Big 12 first team, The Oklahoman All-Big 12 first team, San Antonio Express News All-Big 12 first team, Waco Tribune-Herald

J.D. Runnels, Fullback

• All-Big 12 first team, Big 12 Coaches • Don Key Award (OU award for dedication, leadership)

Reggie Smith, Safety

• Freshman All-America first team, The Sporting News • All-Big 12 Freshman first team (DB/RS), The Sporting News

Calvin Thibodeaux, Defensive End

• All-Big 12 Academic second team • • • • • •

Davin Joseph, Offensive Tackle

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All-Big 12 second team, Big 12 Coaches All-Big 12 second team, Dallas Morning News All-Big 12 second team, Fort Worth Star-Telegram All-Big 12 second team, San Antonio Express News All-Big 12 honorable mention, Associated Press

Marcus Walker, Cornerback • All-Big 12 Academic second team

Travis Wilson, Receiver

• All-Big 12 second team, Big 12 Coaches

D.J. Wolfe, Cornerback

• All-Big 12 honorable mention, Big 12 Coaches


HISTORY HEADER BOOMER S OONER 2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

Calvin Thibodeaux

COACHING STAFF THE SOONERS SEASON REVIEW HISTORY 139 1950

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


Rushing

Receiving

Rushes Game . . . . . . . . . . Season . . . . . . . . Career . . . . . . . . .

Receptions Game . . . . . . . . . . Season . . . . . . . . Career . . . . . . . . .

11, Josh Norman vs. Texas Tech, 2001; 11, Trent Smith vs. Kansas, 2001 83, Mark Clayton, 2003 221, Mark Clayton, 2001-04

Receiving Yards Game . . . . . . . . . . Season . . . . . . . . Career . . . . . . . . .

190, Mark Clayton vs. Texas, 2003 1,425, Mark Clayton, 2003 3,241, Mark Clayton, 2001-04

55, Steve Owens vs. Oklahoma State, 1969 393, Steve Owens, 1968 958, Steve Owens, 1967-69

Rushing Yardage Game . . . . . . . . . . 294, Greg Pruitt vs. Kansas State, 1971 Season . . . . . . . . 1,925, Adrian Peterson, 2004 Career . . . . . . . . . 4,118, Billy Sims, 1975-79 Yards Per Attempt Game . . . . . . . . . 26.8 (6-161), Eric Mitchel vs. Kansas State, 1988 Season . . . . . . . . 8.98, Greg Pruitt, 1971, (196 attempts) Career . . . . . . . . . 7.48, Darrell Shepard, 1979-81 (166 attempts)

Passing

Yards Per Reception Game . . . . . . . . . . 47.7, Virgil Boll vs. Colorado, 1962 (3 receptions, 143 yards) Season . . . . . . . . 29.1, Jon Harrison, 1971 (17 receptions) Career . . . . . . . . . 27.0, Jon Harrison, 1970-71 (30 receptions)

200-Yard Rushing Games Season . . . . . . . . 4, Billy Sims, 1978 Career . . . . . . . . . 7, Billy Sims, 1975-79 Rushing Yards by a Freshman Game . . . . . . . . . . 259, Earl Johnson vs. Colorado, 1983 (redshirt); 249, Adrian Peterson vs. Oklahoma State, 2004 (true) Season . . . . . . . . 1,925, Adrian Peterson, 2005 (true); 1,184, De’Mond Parker, 1996 (redshirt) Rushing Yards by a Quarterback Game . . . . . . . . . . 195, Thomas Lott vs. Kansas State, 1976 Season . . . . . . . . 1,289, Jack Mildren, 1971 Career . . . . . . . . . 2,713, Jamelle Holieway, 1985-88

Touchdown Receptions Game . . . . . . . . . . 4, Trent Smith vs. Kansas, 2001 Season . . . . . . . . 15, Mark Clayton, 2003 Career . . . . . . . . . 31, Mark Clayton, 2001-04

Jason White

Rushing Touchdowns Game . . . . . . . . . . 6, Quentin Griffin vs. Texas, 2000 Season . . . . . . . . 23, Steve Owens, 1969; Billy Sims, 1979 Career . . . . . . . . . 57, Steve Owens, 1967-69

Attempts Game . . . . . . . . . . . . 58, Josh Heupel vs. Colorado, 1999 Season . . . . . . . . 553, Josh Heupel, 1999 Career . . . . . . . . . 1,025, Josh Heupel, 1999-2000 Completions Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39, Josh Heupel vs. Mississippi, 1999 Season . . . . . . . . 349, Josh Heupel, 1999 Career . . . . . . . . . 654, Josh Heupel, 1999-2000 Completion Percentage Game . . . . . . . . . . 1.000 (8-8), Jack Jacobs vs. Kansas, 1941 Season . . . . . . . . . .653 (255-390), Jason White, 2004 Career . . . . . . . . . .638 (654-1,025), Josh Heupel, 1999-2000 Lowest Interception Percentage Season . . . . . . . . .000, Monte Deere, 1962 (71 attempts); .022, Jason White, 2003 (451 attempts, 10 interceptions) Career . . . . . . . . . .024 Jason White, 1999-2004 (900 attempts, 24 interceptions) Yards Passing Game . . . . . . . . . . Season . . . . . . . . Career . . . . . . . . .

429, Josh Heupel vs. Louisville, 1999 3,850, Josh Heupel, 1999 7,992, Jason White, 1999-2004

300-Yard Games Season . . . . . . . . 8, Josh Heupel, 1999 Career . . . . . . . . . 14, Josh Heupel, 1999-2000 Consecutive 300-Yard Games Season . . . . . . . . 3, Josh Heupel, 1999 (twice); 2000 (twice) 400-Yard Games Season . . . . . . . . 2, Josh Heupel, 1999 Career . . . . . . . . . 2, Josh Heupel, 1999-2000 Touchdown Passes Game . . . . . . . . . . 5, five times; last by Jason White vs. Texas A&M, 2004 Season . . . . . . . . 40, Jason White, 2003 Career . . . . . . . . . 81, Jason White, 1999-2004 Consecutive Games with a Touchdown Pass Season . . . . . . . . 13, Josh Heupel, 1999; 2000 Career . . . . . . . . . 25, Josh Heupel, 1999-2000

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS

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36, Quentin Griffin vs. Texas, 2000 138, Billy Sims, 1979; Steve Owens, 1969 342, Steve Owens, 1967-69

Most Kickoff Returns Game . . . . . . . . . . 7, Jarrail Jackson vs. Nebraska, 1997 Season . . . . . . . . 22, Chris Lewis, 1997 Career . . . . . . . . . 55, Buster Rhymes, 1980-84

Touchdowns Game . . . . . . . . . . Season . . . . . . . . Career . . . . . . . . .

Total Offense Yards Game . . . . . . . . . . 410, Josh Heupel vs. Louisville, 1999 (429 Passing, -19 Rushing) Season . . . . . . . . 3,773, Josh Heupel, 2000 (3,606 Passing, 167 Rushing) Career . . . . . . . . . 7,877, Jason White, 1999-2004 (7,922 Passing, -45 Rushing)

6, Quentin Griffin vs. Texas, 2000 23, Billy Sims, 1979; Steve Owens, 1969 57, Steve Owens, 1967-69

Most Kickoff Return Yards Game . . . . . . . . . . 229, Brandon Daniels vs. Notre Dame, 1999 Season . . . . . . . . 508, Brandon Daniels, 1999 Career . . . . . . . . . 1,237, Buster Rhymes, 1980-84 Best Kickoff Return Average Game . . . . . . . . . . 45.80, Brandon Daniels vs. Notre Dame, 1999 (5 returns); 57.00, Antwone Savage vs. North Carolina, 2001 (2 returns); 100.00, twice (1 return); most recently Mark Bradley vs. Iowa State, 2003 Season . . . . . . . . 31.75, Brandon Daniels, 1999 Career . . . . . . . . . 25.67, Joe Wylie, 1970-72

Points by a Kicker Game . . . . . . . . . . 17, Trey DiCarlo vs. Texas, 2003 Season . . . . . . . . 131, Trey DiCarlo, 2003 Career . . . . . . . . . 328, R.D. Lashar, 1987-90

Punts Most Punts Game . . . . . . . . . . Season . . . . . . . . Career . . . . . . . . .

Extra Points Attempted Game . . . . . . . . . . 11, Tim Lashar vs. Missouri, 1986; Trey DiCarlo vs. Texas A&M, 2003 Season . . . . . . . . 76, Trey DiCarlo, 2003 Career . . . . . . . . . 202, R.D. Lashar, 1987-90

4, five times; most recently DiCarlo at Texas A&M, 2002 21, Tim Duncan, 2001 48, Tim Duncan, 1999-01; Tim Lashar, 1983-86

Punt Returns

Most Punt Return Yards Game . . . . . . . . . . 277, Antonio Perkins vs. UCLA, 2003 Season . . . . . . . . 643, Antonio Perkins, 2002 Career . . . . . . . . . 1,441, Antonio Perkins, 2002-04

Tackles by a Lineman Game . . . . . . . . . . 21, Kevin Murphy vs. Missouri, 1983 Season . . . . . . . . 144, Kevin Murphy, 1983 Career . . . . . . . . . 365, Rick Bryan, 1980-83 Tackles by a Linebacker Game . . . . . . . . . . 23, Jackie Shipp vs. Missouri, 1981 Season . . . . . . . . 189, Jackie Shipp, 1981 Career . . . . . . . . . 530, Daryl Hunt, 1975-78 Tackles by a Defensive Back Game . . . . . . . . . . 20, Rodney Rideau vs. Notre Dame, 1999 Season . . . . . . . . 120, Rodney Rideau, 1999 Career . . . . . . . . . 299, Zac Henderson, 1974-77 Tackles for Loss Game . . . . . . . . . . Season . . . . . . . . Career . . . . . . . . .

5, five times; most recently Teddy Lehman vs. Kansas State, 2003 24, Kelly Gregg, 1998 59, Rocky Calmus, 1998-01

Interceptions Game . . . . . . . . . . Season . . . . . . . . Career . . . . . . . . .

3, eight times; most recently J.T. Thatcher vs. Kansas, 2000 9, Rickey Dixon, 1987 18, Darrell Royal, 1946-49

Sacks Game . . . . . . . . . . Season . . . . . . . . Career . . . . . . . . .

3 by several; most recently Calvin Thibodeaux vs. Texas A&M, 2005 14, Martin Chase, 1997; Cedric Jones, 1994 31.5, Cedric Jones, 1992-95

HISTORY

Best Punt Return Average Game . . . . . . . . . . 39.6, Antonio Perkins vs. UCLA (7 returns, 277 yards) Season . . . . . . . . 23.5, Jack Mitchell, 1948 (22 returns) Career . . . . . . . . . 23.8, Jack Mitchell, 1946-48 (39 returns)

23, Jackie Shipp vs. Missouri, 1981 189, Jackie Shipp, 1981 530, Daryl Hunt, 1975-78

SEASON REVIEW

Most Punt Returns Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8, Jack Jacobs vs. Santa Clara, 1941; Larry Grigg vs. Nebraska, 1951; Curtis Fagan vs. N. Texas, 2001, and Kansas State, 2001 Season . . . . . . . . 53, Antonio Perkins, 2003 Career . . . . . . . . . 126, Jarrail Jackson, 1996-99

Total Tackles Game . . . . . . . . . . Season . . . . . . . . Career . . . . . . . . .

THE SOONERS

Best Punting Average Game . . . . . . . . . . 56.3, Michael Keeling vs. Kansas, 1981 (3 punts) Season . . . . . . . . 47.84, Jack Jacobs, 1940 Career . . . . . . . . . 42.48, Jeff Ferguson, 1998-2001

Consecutive Extra Points Season . . . . . . . . 66, Tim Lashar, 1986 Career . . . . . . . . . 140, Uwe von Schamann, 1976-78 Field Goals Game . . . . . . . . . . Season . . . . . . . . Career . . . . . . . . .

18, Jack Jacobs vs. Santa Clara, 1941 80, Jeff Ferguson, 2001; Mike Winchester, 1984 252, Jeff Ferguson, 1998-2001

Defense

COACHING STAFF

Extra Points Made Game . . . . . . . . . . 11, Tim Lashar vs. Missouri, 1986; Trey DiCarlo vs. Texas A&M, 2003 Season . . . . . . . . 74, Trey DiCarlo, 2003 Career . . . . . . . . . 196, R.D. Lashar, 1987-90

All-Purpose Yards Game . . . . . . . . . . 374, Greg Pruitt vs. Kansas State, 1971 (294 rushing, 34 receiving, 46 return) Season . . . . . . . . 2,148, Quentin Griffin, 2002 (1,884 rushing, 264 receiving) Career . . . . . . . . . 5,881, Joe Washington, 1972-75 (4,071 rushing, 253 rec., 1,557 ret.)

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Kickoff Returns

Points Game . . . . . . . . . . Season . . . . . . . . Career . . . . . . . . .

BOOMER S OONER

Scoring

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Total Offense

Kicking

Rushing Yards Game . . . . . . . . . . 768 vs. Kansas State, 1988 Season . . . . . . . . 5,635, 1971

Most Plays Season . . . . . . . . 1,041, 1972 Per Game . . . . . . 86.8, 1972

Rushing Yards Per Attempt Game . . . . . . . . . . 10.6 (72-768) vs. Kan. State, 1988 Season . . . . . . . . 7.1, 1971

Yards Per Play Game . . . . . . . . . . 10.6 vs. Colorado, 1980 Season . . . . . . . . 7.6, 1971

Most Extra Points Game . . . . . . . . . . 11 vs. Missouri, 1986; Texas A&M, 2003 Season . . . . . . . . 74, 2003

Passing

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Rushing

141 ALL-A MERICANS

TEAM RECORDS Rushing Attempts Game . . . . . . . . . . 88 vs. Oklahoma State, 1972 Season . . . . . . . . 879, 1972 Per Game . . . . . . 73.9, 1974

Most Attempts Game . . . . . . . . . . 58 vs. Colorado, 1999 Season . . . . . . . . 566, 1999 Per Game . . . . . . 47.17, 1999 Most Completions Game . . . . . . . . . . 39 vs. Mississippi, 1999 Independence Bowl Season . . . . . . . . 358, 1999 Per Game . . . . . . 28.83, 1999 Fewest Attempts Game . . . . . . . . . . 1, several times Season . . . . . . . . 63, 1976 Per Game . . . . . . 5.25, 1976 Fewest Completions Game . . . . . . . . . . 0, several; last vs. Arizona, 1989 Season . . . . . . . . 24, 1976 Per Game . . . . . . 2.0, 1976 Most Yards Passing Game . . . . . . . . . . 429, vs. Louisville, Baylor, 1999 Season . . . . . . . . 4,109, 2003 Per Game . . . . . . 327.42, 1999 Completion Percentage Game . . . . . . . . . . 1.000, several times Season . . . . . . . . .660, 2004 Most Yards Per Attempt Game . . . . . . . . . . 25.7 vs. Colorado, 1962 Season . . . . . . . . 12.77, 1971 Most Yards Per Completion Game . . . . . . . . . . 36.1 vs. Colorado, 1962 Season . . . . . . . . 26.85, 1971 Most Interceptions Thrown Game . . . . . . . . . . 5 vs. Wisconsin, 1970; Kansas State, 1969 Season . . . . . . . . 18, 2000

Total Yards Offense Game . . . . . . . . . . 875 vs. Colorado, 1980 Season . . . . . . . . 6,682, 1971 Per Game . . . . . . 566.83, 1971

Fewest Turnovers Game . . . . . . . . . . 0, several; last vs.Texas Tech, 2006 Season . . . . . . . . 17, 2002 and 2003 Per Game . . . . . . 1.21, 2002 and 2003

Scoring

Points Scored Game . . . . . . . . . . 82 vs. Colorado, 1980 Season . . . . . . . . 601, 2003 Per Game . . . . . . 46.6, 1956

Extra Point Percentage Game . . . . . . . . . . 1.000, several, last vs. Oregon, 2006 Holiday Bowl (2-2) Season . . . . . . . . 1.000, several times, last in 1993 (46-46) Most Punts Game . . . . . . . . . . 18 vs. Santa Clara, 1941 Season . . . . . . . . 85, 2001 Punting Average Game . . . . . . . . . . 56.3 vs. Kansas State, 1981 Season . . . . . . . . 42.31, 2006

Defense

Most Touchdowns Game . . . . . . . . . . 12 vs. Colorado, 1980 Season . . . . . . . . 78, 2003 Per Game . . . . . . 7.0, 1956

Fewest Rushing Yards Allowed Game . . . . . . . . . . -52 vs. Kansas, 1986 Season . . . . . . . . 594, 1949 Per Game . . . . . . 54.00, 1949

Most Rushing Touchdowns Game . . . . . . . . . . 12 vs. Colorado, 1980 Season . . . . . . . . 61, 1971 Per Game . . . . . . 5.10, 1956

Fewest Rushing Attempts Season . . . . . . . . 296, 1999 Per Game . . . . . . 26.9, 1999

Most Passing Touchdowns Game . . . . . . . . . . 5 vs. Indiana State, 1999; Louisville, 1999; Iowa State, 2003; Texas A&M, 2003, 2004 Season . . . . . . . . 43, 2003 Per Game . . . . . . 3.07, 2003 Field Goals Game . . . . . . . . . . 4 vs. Texas, 1966; vs. Penn State, 1986; vs. Oklahoma State, 1986; vs. Iowa State, 1995; at Texas A&M, 2002 Season . . . . . . . . 21, 2001 Per Game . . . . . . 1.62, 2001

Returns

Most Punt Return Yards Game . . . . . . . . . . 277 vs. UCLA, 2003 Season . . . . . . . . 949, 1948 Per Game . . . . . . 86.27, 1948 Most Kickoff Return Yards Game . . . . . . . . . . 289 vs. Notre Dame, 1999 Season . . . . . . . . 898, 1997 Per Game . . . . . . 75.20, 1947

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Field Goal Percentage Game . . . . . . . . . . 1.000, several, last (3-3) at Baylor, 2006 Season . . . . . . . . .889, 1992

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Fewest Rushing Yards Per Attempt Season . . . . . . . . 1.58, 1986 Fewest Passing Yards Allowed Game . . . . . . . . . . -2 vs. Oklahoma State, 1993 Season . . . . . . . . 555, 1956 Per Game . . . . . . 55.50, 1956 Fewest Passing Completions Allowed Season . . . . . . . . 47, 1960 Per Game . . . . . . 4.7, 1960 Most Sacks Game . . . . . . . . . . 9, twice; last vs. Nebraska, 2006 Season . . . . . . . . 48, 1986 Per Game . . . . . . 4.09, 1989 Fewest Points Allowed Game . . . . . . . . . . 0, 249 times (117 since 1938); last vs. Baylor, 2004 Season . . . . . . . . 29, 1938 Per Game . . . . . . 2.64, 1938 Fewest Touchdowns Allowed Game . . . . . . . . . . 0, several; last vs. Kansas, 2006 Season . . . . . . . . 4, 1938 Per Game . . . . . . 0.36, 1938 Total Yards Defense Game . . . . . . . . . . 14 vs. Washington State, 1938 Season . . . . . . . . 1,226, 1938 Per Game . . . . . . 111.45, 1938


LONGEST PLAYS Yards Player 100* Mark Bradley 100 Buster Rhymes 100 Al Needs 99* Jerome Ledbetter 99 Joe Golding 97 Derrick Strait 96 Jeff Frazier 96 Randy Hughes 96 Buck McPhail 96 Darrell Royal * First career return

Player Jeff Frazier Buck McPhail Jimmy Harris Mike Thomas George Thomas Darrell Shepard Keith Jackson De’Mond Parker Anthony Stafford Marcus Dupree Leon Heath

Passing

Receiver Ben Hart P.J. Mills Lance Rentzel Max Boydston Wahoo McDaniel Virgil Boll Arthur Guess Larry Grigg Ted Long

Pos RB RB QB RB RB QB TE RB RB RB RB

Pos RB DB RB RB RB RB DB RB WR

Cl Fr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr.

TD Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y

Opponent Kansas State, 1980 Iowa State, 2003 Colorado, 1980 Oklahoma State, 1980 Boston College, 1949 Kansas State, 1937 Kansas State, 2000 Santa Clara, 1940 Notre Dame, 1999

Cl Jr. Jr. So. So. Sr. Jr. So. Fr. Sr. Fr. Jr.

TD Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

Opponent North Texas, 1995 Kansas State, 1951 Kansas, 1954 Oregon, 1972 Oklahoma State, 1949 Colorado, 1980 Nebraska, 1985 San Diego State, 1996 Texas, 1988 Nebraska, 1982 LSU, 1950

Yards 96 93 91 91 87 85 84 83 82 81 81

Pos QB WR DB RB DB RB DB RB DB DB RB

Cl Jr. So. So. So. Jr. So. Jr. Jr. So. Jr. Jr.

TD Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

Opponent Kansas State, 1948 Colorado, 1966 Tulsa, 2002 Iowa State, 1955 Missouri, 1994 Iowa State, 1977 UCLA, 2003 Iowa State, 1949 South Florida, 2002 Oklahoma State, 1999 Iowa State, 1957

Pos DB DB DB DB DB QB DB QB RB DB

Cl Fr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. So. So. Sr.

TD Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

Opponent Kansas State, 1945 Texas, 1946 Texas Tech, 2003 Colorado, 1973 Oklahoma State, 1987 Duke, 1957 Texas Tech, 2000 Maryland, 1955 Kansas State, 1944 Kansas, 1988

Pos DL DB OL LB DL DB DL DB TE LB DL

Cl Sr. Sr. So. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Fr. Sr. Jr. Fr.

TD Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N

Opponent Air Force, 2001 San Diego State, 1995 Marquette, 1941 North Texas, 1987 Colorado, 1992 Clemson, 1972 Kansas, 1979 Alabama, 2002 Oklahoma State, 1953 Texas-El Paso, 2000 North Texas, 1987

Play Kickoff Return Rush Troy DeGar Pass Major Applewhite Pass Kickoff Return Kickoff Return Koy Detmer Pass Todd Doxson Pass Carl Straw Pass Rush

Team Kansas State, 1968 Kansas, 1997 Tulsa, 1996 Texas, 1998 Iowa State, 1971 Kansas, 1964 Colorado, 1992 Iowa State, 1995 Kansas State, 1988 Nebraska, 1980

Player Darrell Royal Eddie Hinton Antonio Perkins Tommy McDonald Darrius Johnson Freddie Nixon Antonio Perkins Buddy Jones Antonio Perkins J.T. Thatcher Jakie Sandefer

Passer Ronnie Fletcher Eric Moore John Hammond Buddy Leake Bobby Boyd Monte Deere Steve Collins Buddy Leake Cale Gundy

Pos TE RB P QB RB P P/K P K/P RB QB

TD Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

Opponent Florida State, 1965 Iowa State, 1995 Maryland, 1964 California, 1954 West Virginia, 1958 Colorado, 1962 Nebraska, 1989 Pittsburgh, 1953 Colorado, 1990

Cl So. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. So. Fr. Jr. So.

Opponent Kansas, 1973 Oklahoma State, 1977 Oklahoma State, 1975 Missouri, 1990 Missouri, 1978 Colorado, 1976 Tulsa, 1987 Florida State, 1980 Auburn, 1971

Cl Jr. So. So. Jr. Jr. Fr. Jr. So. Jr. Sr. So.

Opponent Iowa State, 1958 Kansas State, 1970 Oklahoma State, 1996 Oklahoma State, 1948 Nebraska, 1940 Missouri, 1995 Texas Tech, 1993 Iowa State, 1987 Kansas, 1981 North Carolina, 1956 Missouri, 1947

Yards 100 99 97 96 95 94 85 82 82 80

Player Al Needs Joe Golding Derrick Strait Randy Hughes Rickey Dixon David Baker J.T. Thatcher Carl Dodd Johnny West Scott Garl

Fumble Returns

Yards 69 65 61 58 58 57 56 45 43 28 28

Player Cory Heinecke Marlon Wesley Claire Morford Dante Jones Aubrey Beavers Clyde Powers John Goodman Eric Bassey Max Boydston Rocky Calmus Adrian Cooper

Longest Plays Against Yards 100 99 99 97 95 93 92 90 89 89

Player Mack Heron Eric Vann Wes Caswell Wayne McGarity Willie Jones Gale Sayers Charles Johnson Eric Williams Greg Washington Jarvis Redwine

HISTORY

Player Wahoo McDaniel Joe Wylie Brian Lewis Darrell Royal Jack Jacobs Brian Lewis Scott Blanton Todd Thomsen Michael Keeling Billy Pricer Darrell Royal

Yards Player 100 Buster Rhymes 100* Mark Bradley 99* Jerome Ledbetter 95 Jerome Ledbetter 95 George Thomas 94 Otis Rogers 93 J.T. Thatcher 92 Orville Matthews 89 Brandon Daniels * First career kickoff return attempt

SEASON REVIEW

Yards 91 87 81 81 79 78 78 78 78 78 78

Kickoff Returns

Interception Returns

Player Tony DiRienzo Uwe von Schamann Tony DiRienzo R.D. Lashar Uwe von Schamaan Uwe von Schamaan R.D. Lashar Michael Keeling John Carrol

Punts

Opponent Iowa State, 2003 Kansas State, 1980 Kansas State, 1945 Colorado, 1980 Texas, 1946 Texas Tech, 2003 North Texas, 1995 Colorado, 1973 Kansas State, 1951 Kansas State, 1948

Punt Returns

Field Goals Yards 60 58 56 54 54 54 53 53 53

Play KO Return KO Return Int. Return KO Return Int. Return Int. Return Rush Int. Return Rush Punt Return

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Yards 95 90 90 87 86 83 82 80 80

TD Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y N Y

COACHING STAFF

Yards 96 96 91 90 90 89 88 86 86 86 86

Cl Jr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr.

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

Rushing

Pos WR RB DB RB DB DB RB DB RB QB

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All Plays

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RUSHING RECORDS 6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

Yds 1,925 1,896 1,884 1,760 1,670 1,649 1,523 1,344 1,321 1,289

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39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Yds 294 291 282 274 261 259 258 249 248 248

141 ALL-A MERICANS

Rushing - Game Player Greg Pruitt De’Mond Parker Billy Sims Mike Gaddis Steve Owens Earl Johnson David Overstreet Adrian Peterson Quentin Griffin Steve Owens

Rushing - Season Player Adrian Peterson Billy Sims Quentin Griffin Greg Pruitt Billy Sims Steve Owens Steve Owens Mike Gaddis Joe Washington Jack Mildren

Rushing - Career

Yds 4,118 4,071 4,041 3,938 3,403 3,198 3,122 3,033 2,910 2,726

Player Billy Sims Joe Washington Steve Owens Quentin Griffin De’Mond Parker Stanley Wilson Greg Pruitt Adrian Peterson Lydell Carr Mike Gaddis

Pos RB RB RB RB RB RB RB RB RB RB

Class Jr. So. Sr. So. Sr. Fr. Sr. Fr. Sr. Sr.

Att 19 31 36 29 55 28 18 33 32 53

Pos RB RB RB RB RB RB RB RB RB QB

Class Fr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr.

Year 2004 1978 2002 1971 1979 1968 1969 1991 1974 1971

Pos RB RB RB RB RB RB RB RB RB RB

Years 1975-79 1972-75 1967-69 1999-02 1996-98 1979-82 1970-72 2004- 1984-87 1988-91

Rushing Attempts - Game

Att 55 53 47 46 44 41 40 39 38 37 37 37

Player Steve Owens Steve Owens Steve Owens Steve Owens Steve Owens Steve Owens Steve Owens Ron Shotts Dewell Brewer Spencer Tillman Steve Owens Steve Owens

Pos RB RB RB RB RB RB RB RB RB RB RB RB

Class Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Jr.

Rushing Attempts - Season

Att 393 358 339 287 256 248 241 225 223 220

Player Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . Adrian Peterson . . . . . . . . Quentin Griffin . . . . . . . . Billy Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . Billy Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Gaddis . . . . . . . . . . Kejuan Jones . . . . . . . . . Jack Mildren . . . . . . . . . . Adrian Peterson . . . . . . . .

Opponent, Year Kansas State, 1971 Texas, 1997 Missouri, 1979 Oklahoma State, 1989 Oklahoma State, 1969 Colorado, 1983 Colorado, 1980 Oklahoma State, 2004 Texas, 2002 Iowa State, 1969

Car 339 256 287 196 248 393 358 241 194 223

Car 593 675 958 744 579 567 422 559 563 443

Avg 5.70 7.41 6.56 8.98 6.73 4.20 4.25 5.58 6.81 5.78

TD 15 22 15 18 23 21 23 17 12 20

Avg 6.94 6.03 4.22 5.29 5.88 5.64 7.40 5.43 5.17 6.15

TD 53 39 57 44 21 15 38 29 21 30

Opponent, Year Oklahoma State, 1969 Iowa State, 1969 Kansas State, 1968 Missouri, 1968 Kansas, 1968 Nebraska, 1968 Wisconsin, 1969 Oklahoma State, 1966 Kansas State, 1989 Hawaii, 1983 N.C. State, 1968 Kansas, 1968

Class Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . So. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . So. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Year 1968 1969 2004 2002 1978 1979 1991 2003 1971 2005

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Rushing Attempts - Career

Att 958 744 675 593 579 567 563 563 559 541

Player Years Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967-69 Quentin Griffin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-02 Joe Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972-75 Billy Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975-79 De’Mond Parker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996-98 Stanley Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979-82 James Allen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-96 Lydell Carr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984-87 Adrian Peterson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004Jack Mildren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969-71

Rushing Touchdowns - Game

TD 6 5 5 4

Player Class Opponent, Year Quentin Griffin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . So. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas, 2000 Jerald Moore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . So. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State, 1994 Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nebraska, 1968 By 17 players; most recently by K. Jones vs. Texas Tech, 2003

Rushing Touchdowns - Season

TD 23 23 22 21 20 18 18 18 18 17 17 17

Player Year Class Billy Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. Billy Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jr. Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1968 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jr. Jack Mildren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. J.C. Watts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. Steve Davis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . So. Greg Pruitt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jr. George Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1949 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. Quentin Griffin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . So. Mike Gaddis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. Billy Vessels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1952 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr.

Rushing Touchdowns - Career

TD 57 53 44 39 38 35 34 32 32 32

Player Seasons Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967-69 Billy Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975-79 Quentin Griffin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-02 Joe Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972-75 Greg Pruitt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970-72 J.C. Watts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976-80 Steve Davis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973-75 Jamelle Holieway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985-88 Kejuan Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002-04 Jack Mildren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969-71


RUSHING & PASSING RECORDS # 12 11 11 10 9 9 9 8 7 7 7

Player Quentin Griffin . . . . . . . . . . Adrian Peterson . . . . . . . . . . Billy Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . . . Billy Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Washington . . . . . . . . . Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Mildren . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Washington . . . . . . . . . Greg Pruitt . . . . . . . . . . . . . Billy Vessels . . . . . . . . . . . .

Year Class 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fr. 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jr. 1968 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jr. 1979 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. 1973 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . So. 1969 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jr. 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jr. 1952 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr.

Year Class 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jr. 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fr. 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. 1979 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jr. 1969 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr.

Player Josh Heupel Josh Heupel Jason White Josh Heupel Jason White Jason White Jason White Josh Heupel Josh Heupel Josh Heupel Josh Heupel Nate Hybl

Cl Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr.

Att 42 54 32 53 27 34 29 37 50 41 50 40

Player Jason White Josh Heupel Cale Gundy Nate Hybl Bobby Warmack Jack Mildren Eric Moore Garrick McGee Jamelle Holieway Danny Bradley

Years 1999-04 1999-00 1990-93 2000-02 1966-68 1969-71 1995-98 1994-95 1985-88 1981-84

Att 990 1,025 808 791 475 358 393 377 257 311

Comp 349 278 305 390 209 246 159 167 131 149

Int 16 10 15 9 8 13 7 10 15 13

TD 33 40 20 35 24 14 17 10 9 8

Comp Int 627 24 654 31 460 32 464 23 259 19 170 25 168 20 195 19 117 15 143 16

TD 81 53 40 40 22 24 15 11 22 16

Comp 29 37 22 39 44 26 35 29 31 32 32 28

Opponent, Year Louisville, 1999 Baylor, 1999 Texas Tech, 2003 Mississippi, 1999 Iowa State., 2004 Iowa State, 2003 Nebraska, 2004 Kansas St., 2000 Texas A&M, 1999 Indiana St., 1999 Texas Tech, 1999 North Texas, 2001

# 39 37 36 34 32 32 32 31 31 29 29 29 29

Player Josh Heupel Josh Heupel Nate Hybl Nate Hybl Jason White Josh Heupel Josh Heupel Josh Heupel Josh Heupel Jason White Josh Heupel Josh Heupel Josh Heupel

Cl Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. So. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr.

Att 53 54 48 50 44 50 41 50 48 44 37 43 42

Completions - Season

# 349 305 278 246 235 209 167 159 149 131 116

Player Josh Heupel Josh Heupel Jason White Nate Hybl Jason White Nate Hybl Rhett Bomar Cale Gundy Garrick McGee Cale Gundy Cale Gundy

Year 1999 2000 2003 2001 2004 2002 2005 1993 1994 1992 1991

Yards 390 420 347 292 353 352 343 372 311 389 429 374 346

Cl Jr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Fr. Sr. Jr. Jr. So.

Opponent, Year Mississippi, 1999 Baylor, 1999 Tulsa, 2001 Texas Tech, 2001 Baylor, 2001 Texas Tech, 1999 Indiana State, 1999 Texas A&M, 1999 Texas, 1999 Kansas, 2004 Kansas State, 2000 Kansas, 2000 Louisville, 1999

Att 553 472 451 412 390 363 308 269 284 227 203

Yards 3,850 3,606 3,846 2,409 3,205 2,538 2,018 2,311 1,909 1,914 1,557

SEASON REVIEW

Yards 429 420 394 390 389 384 383 374 372 353 352 350

Yards 7,922 7,456 6,686 5,091 3,744 3,092 2,675 2,449 2,430 2,364

Att 553 451 472 255 363 412 269 308 227 284

THE SOONERS

Player Years Billy Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975-79 Adrian Peterson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004De’Mond Parker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996-98 Quentin Griffin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-02 Mike Gaddis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988-91

Passing Yards - Game

Year 1999 2003 2000 2004 2002 2001 1993 2005 1992 1994

Completions - Game

200-Plus Yard Games - Career

# 7 5 5 4 4

Cl Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Fr. Jr. Jr.

COACHING STAFF

Player Billy Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adrian Peterson . . . . . . . . . . Quentin Griffin . . . . . . . . . . Billy Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Greg Pruitt . . . . . . . . . . . . . Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . . .

Player Josh Heupel Jason White Josh Heupel Jason White Nate Hybl Nate Hybl Cale Gundy Rhett Bomar Cale Gundy Garrick McGee

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

Player Years Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967-69 Billy Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975-79 Joe Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972-75 Adrian Peterson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004De’Mond Parker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996-98 Quentin Griffin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-02 Greg Pruitt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970-72 Steve Davis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973-75 Jamelle Holieway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984-88 Billy Vessels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950-52

200-Plus Yard Games - Season

# 4 3 3 3 3 3

Yards 3,850 3,846 3,606 3,205 2,538 2,409 2,311 2,018 1,914 1,909

Passing Yards - Career

100-Plus Yard Games - Career

# 23 20 19 17 16 16 13 11 10 10

Passing Yards - Season

BOOMER S OONER

100-Plus Yard Games - Season

HISTORY 145 1950

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

PASSING RECORDS Completions - Career

# 654 627 464 460 259 195 170 168 167 160

Player Josh Heupel Jason White Nate Hybl Cale Gundy Bobby Warmack Garrick McGee Jack Mildren Eric Moore Rhett Bomar Justin Fuente

Years 1999-00 1999-04 2000-02 1990-93 1966-68 1994-95 1969-71 1995-98 2005- 1996-97

Att Yds 1,025 7,456 990 7,922 791 5,091 808 6,686 475 3,744 377 2,449 358 3,092 393 2,675 308 2,018 325 2,289

Completion Percentage - Game Minimum 50 attempts Pct Player .654 Jason White .646 Josh Heupel .646 Jason White .631 Josh Heupel .616 Jason White .606 Beryl Clark .597 Nate Hybl .594 Hugh McCullough .591 Cale Gundy .578 Monte Deere .577 Cale Gundy .577 Eddie Crowder

Year 2004 2000 2001 1999 2003 1939 2001 1938 1993 1962 1992 1952

Attempts - Game

# Player 58 Josh Heupel 54 Josh Heupel 53 Josh Heupel 51 Nate Hybl 50 Jason White 50 Josh Heupel 50 Josh Heupel 48 Nate Hybl 48 Nate Hybl 48 Josh Heupel * Big 12 Championship Game

Attempts - Season

# 553 472 451 412 390 363 308 284 269 227

Player Josh Heupel Josh Heupel Jason White Nate Hybl Jason White Nate Hybl Rhett Bomar Garrick McGee Cale Gundy Cale Gundy

Class Sr. Sr. So. Jr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr.

Years 1999-00 1999-04 2000-02 1990-93 1937-38 1966-68 1950-53 1948-50 1994-95 1970-72

Att 390 472 113 553 451 66 412 128 269 71 227 52

Comp 255 305 73 349 278 40 246 76 159 41 131 30

Att 1,025 990 791 808 162 475 114 160 377 132

Class Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr.

Comp 26 37 39 34 27 32 31 22 36 31

Yards 328 420 390 292 298 352 372 220 347 311

Year 1999 2000 2003 2001 2004 2002 2005 1994 1993 1992

Cl Jr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Jr.

Com 349 305 278 246 255 209 167 149 159 131

Comp 654 627 464 460 92 259 61 83 195 67

Opponent, Year Colorado, 1999 Baylor, 1999 Mississippi, 1999 Texas Tech, 2001 Kansas St., 2003* Texas Tech, 1999 Texas A&M, 1999 Oklahoma St., 2001 Tulsa, 2001 Texas, 1999

Yards 3,850 3,606 3,846 2,409 3,205 2,538 2,018 1,909 2,311 1,914

Int 16 15 10 13 9 8 10 13 7 15

TD 33 20 40 14 35 24 10 8 17 9

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# 1,025 990 808 791 475 393 377 358 325 311

Player Josh Heupel Jason White Cale Gundy Nate Hybl Bobby Warmack Eric Moore Garrick McGee Jack Mildren Justin Fuente Danny Bradley

Years 1999-00 1999-04 1990-93 2000-02 1966-68 1995-98 1994-95 1969-71 1996-97 1981-84

Comp 654 622 460 464 259 168 195 170 160 143

Yards 7,456 7,922 6,686 5,091 3,744 2,675 2,449 3,092 2,289 2,364

Int 31 24 32 23 19 20 19 25 18 16

TD 53 81 40 40 22 15 11 24 10 16

Touchdown Passes - Game

Completion Percentage - Career

Minimum 100 attempts Pct Player .638 Josh Heupel .633 Jason White .587 Nate Hybl .569 Cale Gundy .568 Hugh McCullough .545 Bobby Warmack .535 Eddie Crowder .519 Claude Arnold .517 Garrick McGee .508 Dave Robertson

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# Player Cl Opponent, Year 5 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas A&M, 2004 5 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas A&M, 2003 5 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa State, 2003 5 Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Louisville, 1999 5* Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Indiana State, 1999 4 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas, 2004 4 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State, 2004 4 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas Tech, 2003 4 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Baylor, 2003 4 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas, 2003 4 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fresno State, 2003 4 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . So. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas, 2001 4 Eric Moore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . So. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State, 1996 4 Eddie Crowder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Colorado, 1951 4 Claude Arnold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State, 1950 4 Claude Arnold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas, 1950 * First career start

Touchdown Passes - Season

# 40 35 33 24 20 17 14 13 11

Player Year Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nate Hybl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cale Gundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nate Hybl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Claude Arnold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Steve Davis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Touchdown Passes - Career

# 81 53 40 40 24 22 22 21 18 16

Cl Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr.

Player Years Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-04 Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-00 Nate Hybl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000-02 Cale Gundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990-93 Jack Mildren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969-71 Jamelle Holieway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985-88 Bobby Warmack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1966-68 Steve Davis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973-75 Claude Arnold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1948-50 Danny Bradley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981-84


PASSING RECORDS Cl Comp-Att Sr. 16-18 Sr. 9-15 Sr. 17-21 Sr. 14-18 Fr. 11-15 Sr. 26-34 Sr. 19-26 Sr. 22-32 Sr. 29-35 Jr. 22-28 Sr. 21-29 Sr. 13-22 Jr. 21-28 So. 25-31 Sr. 7-15 Sr. 11-16

200-Yard Passing Games - Season

Yards TD Int 263 5 0 200 4 0 290 4 0 257 2 0 194 2 0 384 5 0 324 3 0 394 4 0 383 3 0 341 2 1 313 3 0 278 2 0 333 2 1 329 2 0 137 3 0 175 2 1

Opponent, Yr Texas A&M, 2003 Kansas, 1950 Texas, 2003 Houston, 2004 Iowa St., 1995 Iowa St., 2003 Kansas, 1993 Texas Tech, 2003 Nebraska, 2004 Texas Tech, 1992 Baylor, 2000 UTEP, 2002 Iowa State, 1992 Virginia, 1991 Okla. State, 1962 Okla. State, 1993

Passing Efficiency - Season Yr 1971 1962 1952 1974 1988 2004 1950 2003 1972 1951 1973

Cl Com Sr. 32 Jr. 41 Sr. 52 Jr. 26 Sr. 37 Sr. 255 Sr. 59 Sr. 278 Sr. 59 Jr. 30 So. 38

Att 68 71 30 63 65 390 119 451 116 57 91

TD 10 9 6 11 5 35 13 40 10 5 9

Int 2 0 3 4 3 9 1 10 4 1 6

Yds 1,189 1,593 7,922 1,313 2,430 2,036 7,456 6,686 3,092 3,744

TD 11 18 81 11 22 21 53 40 24 22

Int 4 6 24 7 15 17 31 32 25 19

Passing Efficiency - Career

Minimum 100 attempts Eff Player 165.94 Eddie Crowder 165.13 Claude Arnold 152.70 Jason White 151.21 Dave Robertson 141.53 Jamelle Holieway 135.96 Steve Davis 135.92 Josh Heupel 134.85 Cale Gundy 128.19 Jack Mildren 128.02 Bobby Warmack

Yrs 1950-52 1948-50 1999-04 1970-72 1985-88 1973-75 1999-00 1990-93 1969-71 1966-68

Com 61 83 627 67 117 86 654 460 170 259

Att 114 160 990 132 257 215 1,025 808 358 475

200-Yard Passing Games - Career

# 23 22 12 11 6 4 3 2 2

Player Years Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-04 Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-00 Cale Gundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990-93 Nate Hybl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000-02 Rhett Bomar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005Garrick McGee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994-95 Justin Fuente . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996-97 Eric Moore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-98 Bobby Warmack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1966-68

300-Yard Passing Games - Season

# 8 6 4 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1

Player Year Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Nate Hybl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Cale Gundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993 Cale Gundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 Nate Hybl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Garrick McGee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Cale Gundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991

300-Yards Passing Games - Career

# 14 7 5 3 1

Player Years Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-00 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-04 Cale Gundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990-93 Nate Hybl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000-02 Garrick McGee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994-95

# 2

Player Year Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999

400-Yard Passing Games - Career

# 2

Player Years Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-00

SEASON REVIEW

400-Yard Passing Games - Season

THE SOONERS

Yds 889 839 704 601 686 3,205 1,069 3,846 1,136 475 934

Player Year Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 Rhett Bomar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Nate Hybl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Nate Hybl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Cale Gundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 Garrick McGee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Cale Gundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993

COACHING STAFF

Minimum 50 attempts Eff Player 199.52 Jack Mildren 198.84 Monte Deere 197.95 Eddie Crowder 166.32 Steve Davis 161.73 Jamelle Holieway 159.42 Jason White 159.41 Claude Arnold 158.11 Jason White 154.68 Dave Robertson 148.07 Eddie Crowder 147.42 Steve Davis

# 12 12 10 10 6 6 5 5 4 4

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

Minimum 15 attempts Eff Player 303.29 Jason White 260.00 Claude Arnold 259.81 Jason White 234.38 Jason White 225.97 Eric Moore 219.87 Jason White 215.83 Cale Gundy 213.43 Jason White 203.06 Jason White 197.30 Cale Gundy 197.21 Josh Heupel 195.24 Nate Hybl 191.33 Cale Gundy 191.08 Cale Gundy 189.39 Monte Deere 189.38 Cale Gundy

BOOMER S OONER

Passing Efficiency - Game

HISTORY 147 1950

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

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7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

PASSING & RECEIVING RECORDS Consecutive Starts by a Quarterback

# 34 34 27 25 25 24 21 20 18 17 15

Player Years Steve Davis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973-75 Jack Mildren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969-71 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04 Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-00 Bobby Warmack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1966-68 J.C. Watts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978-80 Jimmy Harris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954-56 Eddie Crowder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951-52 Danny Bradley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983-84 Jamelle Holieway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986-87 Thomas Lott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977-78

Career Starts by a Quarterback

# 37 34 34 33 31 30 29 25 25 25 24 23

Player Years Cale Gundy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990-93 Steve Davis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973-75 Jack Mildren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969-71 Jamelle Holieway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985-88 Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-04 Bobby Warmack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1966-68 Thomas Lott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976-78 Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-00 J.C. Watts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978-80 Jimmy Harris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954-56 Danny Bradley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981-84 Nate Hybl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000-02

Career Victories by a Quarterback

# 32 30 27 25 24 23 23 22 21 20 20

Player Steve Davis Jamelle Holieway Jason White Jimmy Harris Jack Mildren Cale Gundy Thomas Lott J.C. Watts Bobby Warmack Nate Hybl Josh Heupel

Lost 1 3 4 0 9 12 5 3 9 3 5

Tie Pct 1 .956 0 .909 0 .871 0 1.000 1 .721 2 .649 1 .810 0 .880 0 .700 0 .909 0 .800

Years 1973-75 1985-88 1999-04 1954-56 1969-71 1990-93 1976-78 1978-80 1966-68 2000-02 1999-00

Career Winning Percentage by a QB

Minimum 15 starts Pct Player 1.000 Jimmy Harris 1.000 Gene Calame .956 Steve Davis .938 Darrell Royal .909 Jamelle Holieway .880 J.C. Watts .871 Jason White .870 Nate Hybl .841 Jack Mitchell .825 Eddie Crowder .810 Thomas Lott .800 Josh Heupel .771 Danny Bradley .721 Jack Mildren .700 Bobby Warmack

Started 25 15 34 16 33 25 31 23 22 20 29 25 24 34 30

W 25 15 32 15 30 22 27 20 18 16 23 20 18 24 21

L 0 0 1 1 3 3 4 3 3 3 5 5 5 9 9

T 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0

Years 1954-56 1953-54 1973-75 1946-49 1985-88 1978-80 1999-04 2000-02 1946-48 1951-52 1976-78 1999-00 1981-84 1969-71 1966-68

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Season Winning Percentage by a QB Minimum 10 starts Pct 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 .955 .923 .917 .917 .917 .917 .909 .909 .909 .909 .909

Player Josh Heupel Steve Davis Jimmy Harris Jimmy Harris Darrell Royal Steve Davis Jason White J.C. Watts Steve Davis Dave Robertson Jack Mildren Nate Hybl Jamelle Holieway Thomas Lott Bobby Warmack Claude Arnold

Receptions - Game

# 11 11 10 10 10 10 10 9 9 9 9 9

Player Josh Norman Trent Smith Brandon Jones Quentin Griffin Jarrail Jackson Eddie Hinton Gordon Brown Travis Wilson Quentin Griffin Trent Smith Brandon Daniels Corey Warren

Receptions - Season

# 83 66 66 64 64 56 54 52 51 50 50

Player Mark Clayton Mark Clayton Trent Smith Quentin Griffin Eddie Hinton Brandon Daniels Jarrail Jackson Josh Norman Quentin Griffin Travis Wilson Antwone Savage

Receptions - Career # 221 169 164 157 135 123 106 104 104 103

Player Mark Clayton Quentin Griffin Trent Smith Antwone Savage Curtis Fagan Eddie Hinton Corey Warren Travis Wilson Stephen Alexander Josh Norman

W 13 11 10 11 10 10 12 11 11 11 11 10 10 10 10 10

Cl Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr.

Pos WR WR TE RB WR WR WR WR RB WR WR

Pos WR RB TE WR WR WR WR WR TE WR

L 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Pos WR TE WR RB WR WR TE WR RB TE WR WR

Cl Jr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr So. Jr. So.

T 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Year 2000 1974 1956 1955 1949 1973 2004 1979 1975 1972 1971 2001 1986 1978 1967 1950

Opponent, Year Texas Tech, 2001 Kansas, 2001 North Texas, 2003 North Texas, 2001 Mississippi, 1999 Oklahoma State, 1968 Oklahoma State, 1965 Nebraska, 2004 Arkansas, 2002 Tulsa, 2001 Texas Tech, 1999 Texas, 1992

Year 2003 2004 2001 2001 1968 1999 1999 2001 2000 2004 2000

Yds 1,425 876 603 472 1,034 681 659 479 429 660 621

Avg 17.17 13.3 9.14 7.38 16.16 12.16 12.2 9.21 8.41 13.2 12.41

TD 15 8 6 2 6 4 7 2 0 11 3

Year 2001-04 1999-02 1999-02 1999-02 1999-02 1966-68 1990-93 2002-05 1994-97 1998-01

Yds 3,241 1,337 1,525 2,009 1,689 1,894 1,785 1,300 1,591 1,177

Avg 14.7 7.91 9.3 12.8 12.51 15.4 16.84 12.4 15.3 11.43

TD 31 7 16 13 13 12 13 17 6 7


RECEIVING & TOTAL YARDS RECORDS # 164 104 68 64 54 44 43

Player Trent Smith Stephen Alexander Keith Jackson Steve Zabel Rickey Brady Jim Owens Gordon Brown

Year 1999-02 1994-97 1984-87 1967-69 1990-93 1946-49 1963-65

Receiving Yards - Season Player Mark Clayton Eddie Hinton Mark Clayton Buster Rhymes Brandon Jones Brandon Daniels Travis Wilson Jarrail Jackson Corey Warren Antwone Savage Andre Woolfolk Curtis Fagan

Pos WR WR WR WR WR WR WR WR WR WR WR WR

Cl Jr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. So. So. So.

Player Mark Clayton Antwone Savage Eddie Hinton Corey Warren Curtis Fagan Tinker Owens Keith Jackson Stephen Alexander Trent Smith P.J. Mills

Pos WR WR WR WR WR WR TE TE TE WR

Year 2001-04 1999-02 1966-68 1990-03 1999-02 1972-75 1984-87 1994-97 1999-02 1992-95

Rec 83 64 66 31 46 56 50 54 34 50 42 41

Avg 17.17 16.16 13.3 23.58 15.41 12.16 13.2 12.2 18.82 12.42 14.62 14.78

TD 15 6 8 3 8 4 11 7 3 3 5 7

Rec 221 157 123 106 135 70 68 104 164 87

Avg 14.7 12.8 15.4 16.84 12.51 23.13 23.66 15.30 9.30 17.47

TD 31 13 12 13 13 11 15 6 16 9

Touchdown Receptions - Game

# 4 3 3 3 3 2

Player Cl Pos Rec Yds Opponent, Year Trent Smith Jr. TE 11 70 Kansas, 2001 Mark Bradley Sr. WR 4 128 Oklahoma State, 2004 Curtis Fagan So. WR 3 88 Baylor, 2000 Jack Lockett Jr. WR 3 54 Oklahoma State, 1950 Mark Clayton Jr. WR 7 166 Texas A&M, 2003 44 times; most recently WR Travis Wilson vs. USC, 2004

Player Mark Clayton Travis Wilson Mark Clayton Brandon Jones Mark Bradley Curtis Fagan Jarrail Jackson Jejuan Rankins Trent Smith Michael McDaniel Corey Warren Eddie Hinton

Year 2003 2004 2004 2003 2004 2000 1999 2003 2001 1996 1993 1968

Player Mark Clayton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Travis Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Trent Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Keith Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brandon Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Curtis Fagan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Antwone Savage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Corey Warren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eddie Hinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tinker Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

100-Yard Receiving Games - Season

# 8 4 3 3 2

Player Year Mark Clayton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark Clayton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael McDaniel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eddie Hinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1968 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 times; most recently by Mark Clayton, 2001

100-Yard Receiving Games - Career

# 15 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

Player Mark Clayton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eddie Hinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael McDaniel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Antwone Savage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Corey Warren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ben Hart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jon Harrison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tinker Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stephen Alexander . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Total Offense - Game

Yards 410 397 387 384 377 375 371 368 362 360

Name Josh Heupel Josh Heupel Josh Heupel Jason White Josh Heupel Jason White Jason White Jason White Nate Hybl Nate Hybl

Cl Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr.

Pl 47 57 60 34 55 37 46 36 44 53

Total Offense - Season

Cl Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. So. Sr. So. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr.

Pos WR WR WR WR WR WR WR WR TE WR WR WR

Years Pos 2001-04 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR 2002-05 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR 1999-02 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TE 1984-87 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TE 2001-04 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR 1999-02 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR 1999-02 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR 1990-93 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR 1966-68 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR 1972-75 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR

Yards 3,773 3,749 3,696 3,149 2,484 2,483 2,451 2,294 2,178 2,014 1,992 1,925

Player Josh Heupel Josh Heupel Jason White Jason White Nate Hybl Cale Gundy Nate Hybl Rhett Bomar Jack Mildren Garrick McGee Bobby Warmack Adrian Peterson

Cl Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr Fr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Fr.

Run -19 -23 -3 0 5 -8 -18 -26 12 13

Pass 419 420 390 384 372 383 389 394 350 347

Year 2000 1999 2003 2004 2002 1993 2001 2005 1971 1994 1968 2004

Plays 555 607 493 413 426 399 497 398 291 383 315 339

TD 6 3 3 5 6 3 4 4 3 2

Rush 167 -101 -150 -56 -54 172 42 276 1289 105 334 1,925

Cl Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr.

Years 2001-04 1966-68 1994-96 1999-02 1990-93 1964-66 1970-71 1972-75 1994-97

Opponent, Year Louisville, 1999 Baylor, 1999 Mississippi, 1999 Iowa St., 2003 Texas A&M, 1999 Nebraska, 2004 Kansas, 2004 Texas Tech, 2003 North Texas, 2001 Tulsa, 2001

Pass 3,606 3,850 3,846 3,205 2,538 2,311 2,409 2,018 889 1,909 1,658 0

TD 27 38 41 35 25 23 18 14 30 10 16 15

HISTORY

# 15 11 8 8 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6

# 31 17 16 15 14 13 13 13 12 11

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Touchdown Receptions - Season

Touchdown Receptions - Career

THE SOONERS

Yards 3,241 2,009 1,894 1,785 1,689 1,619 1,609 1,591 1,525 1,520

TD 16 6 15 8 6 5 2

COACHING STAFF

Receiving Yards - Career

Year 2003 1968 2004 1983 2003 1999 2004 1999 1992 2000 2000 2000

Avg 9.3 15.3 23.66 13.83 14.26 13.59 13.33

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

Yards 1,425 1,035 876 731 709 681 660 659 640 621 614 606

Yards 1,525 1,591 1,609 885 770 598 573

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Receptions in a Season - Tight Ends

149 1950

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

TOTAL YARDS & RETURN RECORDS Total Offense - Career Yards 7,877 7,522 6,923 5,143 5,117 5,074 4,713 4,160 4,118 4,111 4,109

Player Jason White Josh Heupel Cale Gundy Jamelle Holieway Jack Mildren Nate Hybl Bobby Warmack Steve Davis Billy Sims Joe Washington Steve Owens

Years 1999-04 1999-00 1990-93 1985-88 1969-71 2000-02 1966-68 1973-75 1975-79 1972-75 1967-69

All-Purpose Yards - Game Yards 374 317 307 302 295 295 282 277 272 268

Player Greg Pruitt Mike Gaddis De’Mond Parker Billy Vessels Steve Sewell David Overstreet Billy Sims Antonio Perkins De’Mond Parker Brandon Daniels

Plays 22 30 32 21 30 19 36 7 20 8

Rush 294 27 291 208 153 258 282 - 244 39

Plays 1,114 1,162 1,112 796 899 942 805 749 593 680 964

Rec PR KR 34 - 46 43 - - 16 - - 94 - 94 142 - - 37 - - - - - - 277 - 28 - 19 229 - 229

All-Purpose Yards - Season

Yards 2,148 2,066 1,937 1,931 1,904 1,884 1,744 1,712 1,604 1,599 1,558

Player Quentin Griffin Greg Pruitt Adrian Peterson Billy Sims Joe Washington Steve Owens Joe Washington Billy Sims Eddie Hinton Billy Vessels Steve Owens

Year 2002 1971 2004 1978 1974 1968 1973 1979 1968 1950 1969

Plays 322 210 339 257 228 412 218 249 121 185 363

Player Joe Washington Quentin Griffin Greg Pruitt Steve Owens Billy Sims De’Mond Parker Eddie Hinton Buster Rhymes Stanley Wilson Mark Clayton Dewell Brewer

Years 1972-75 1999-02 1970-72 1967-69 1975-79 1996-98 1966-68 1980-84 1979-82 2001-04 1989-92

Plays 820 913 499 987 597 632 326 300 603 249 543

Punt Return Yards - Game

Yards 277 160 150 150 146 137 127 121 120 118

Player Antonio Perkins J.T. Thatcher Antonio Perkins Brandon Jones Jarrail Jackson J.T. Thatcher Tommy McDonald Antonio Perkins Dan Ruster Larry Grigg

Cl Jr. Sr. So. Fr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. So.

Ret 7 5 6 7 6 7 4 5 7 8

Pass 7,922 7,456 6,686 2,430 3,092 5,091 3,744 2,036 0 40 68

Rush 4,071 3,938 3,122 4,041 4,118 3,403 633 1,158 3,198 82 2,298

Avg 39.57 32.00 25.00 21.43 24.33 19.57 31.75 24.20 17.14 14.75

Rec 253 1,337 491 168 77 504 1,894 1,118 155 3,241 311

TD 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 1

TD 83 65 56 54 56 45 35 55 53 40 60

Opp., Year Kansas State, 1971 Oklahoma St., 1989 Texas, 1997 Nebraska, 1950 Kansas St., 1984 Colorado, 1980 Missouri, 1979 UCLA, 2003 SDSU, 1996 Notre Dame, 1999

Rush Rec PR KR 1,884 264 - - 1,760 108 1 197 1,925 12 - - 1,896 35 - - 1,321 71 332 180 1,649 123 - 112 1,173 89 26 222 1,670 42 - - 109 1,035 52 376 938 250 60 322 1,523 32 - 23

All-Purpose Yards - Career

Yards 5,881 5,275 4,431 4,362 4,249 4,129 4,000 3,800 3,782 3,544 3,454

Rush -45 66 237 2,713 2,025 -17 969 2,124 4,118 4,071 4,041

Int - - - - - - - - 32 29 -

TD 18 18 15 22 14 21 10 23 6 15 23

PR KR Int 829 728 - - 139 679 - 153 - 54 - 222 474 967 32 287 1237 59 370 101 120 182 663 -

Opponent, Year UCLA, 2003 Arkansas St., 2000 South Florida, 2002 Tulsa, 2001 Missouri, 1999 Baylor, 2000 Iowa State, 1955 Missouri, 2003 SMU, 1971 Nebraska, 1951

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Punt Return Yards - Season

Yards 643 642 634 517 410 357 332 323 319

Player Antonio Perkins Antonio Perkins J.T. Thatcher Jack Mitchell Jarrail Jackson Curtis Fagan Joe Washington Jarrail Jackson Basil Banks

Cl So. Jr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. So.

Year 2002 2003 2000 1948 1998 2001 1974 1999 1979

Punt Return Yards - Career

Yards 1,441 1,238 927 829 780 616 608 606 573

Player Antonio Perkins Jarrail Jackson Jack Mitchell Joe Washington J.T. Thatcher Darrius Jackson Derrick Shepard Freddie Nixon Buddy Jones

Year 2002-04 1996-99 1946-48 1972-75 1997-00 1992-95 1983-86 1976-79 1947-50

Ret 43 53 43 22 37 52 24 33 18

Ret 113 126 39 93 47 79 74 59 56

Avg 14.95 12.11 14.74 23.50 11.08 6.87 13.83 9.73 17.72

Avg 12.8 9.83 23.77 8.91 16.6 7.80 8.22 10.27 10.23

TD 3 4 2 3 0 0 1 1 0

TD 8 2 7 3 3 1 0 1 2

Punt Return Average - Season

Minimum 10 returns Avg Player 23.50 Jack Mitchell 20.23 Tommy McDonald 17.72 Basil Banks 17.67 Clendon Thomas 17.20 Dan Ruster 16.29 Larry Shields 15.17 Jakie Sandefer 14.95 Antonio Perkins 14.74 J.T. Thatcher

Cl Sr. Jr. So. So. Jr. Jr. Jr. So. Sr.

Year 1948 1955 1979 1955 1971 1964 1957 2002 2000

Ret 22 13 18 12 10 14 18 43 43

Yds 517 263 319 212 172 228 273 643 634

TD 3 1 0 1 0 1 1 3 2

Punt Return Average - Career

Minimum 20 returns Avg Player 23.77 Jack Mitchell 20.25 Clendon Thomas 17.10 Larry Shields 16.86 Orville Matthews 16.60 J.T. Thatcher 16.55 Tommy McDonald 15.71 Darrell Royal 14.61 Paul Lea 14.48 Bobby Boyd 13.52 Jakie Sandefer

Years 1946-48 1955-57 1963-64 1939-41 1997-00 1954-56 1946-49 1960-62 1957-59 1956-58

Ret 39 20 20 22 47 33 35 23 27 29

Yds 927 405 342 371 780 546 550 336 391 392

TD 7 1 2 2 3 3 3 0 1 1


RETURNS & PUNTING RECORDS Cl Ret Sr. 5 Sr. 4 Sr. 5 Jr. 2 Sr. 5 Sr. 3 Jr. 2 Sr. 5 Jr. 2 Jr. 1 Fr. 1

Avg 45.80 37.50 26.60 63.40 24.00 39.33 57.00 21.40 53.00 100.00 100.00

Cl Sr. Jr. So. Fr. Sr. So. So. Jr. So. Jr.

Year 1999 2001 1970 2005 1968 1990 1969 1998 1966 1987

Kick Return Yards - Career Player Buster Rhymes Antwone Savage Eddie Hinton Jarrail Jackson Brandon Daniels P.J. Mills Joe Washington Otis Taylor Greg Pruitt Jack Mitchell

Year 1980-84 1999-02 1966-68 1996-99 1996-99 1992-95 1972-75 1989-92 1970-72 1946-48

Ret 16 16 19 18 19 15 17 12 15 14

Ret 55 39 47 53 33 39 39 34 33 29

Avg 31.75 28.00 20.84 20.9 19.79 24.40 21.12 28.50 22.47 23.86

Avg 22.49 25.46 20.57 17.87 23.85 18.77 18.67 21.38 20.58 22.93

TD 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

TD 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

Kick Return Average - Season Cl Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. So. Sr. Sr. So. So.

Cl Jr. Jr. So. Sr. So. Sr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Jr.

Att 3 3 4 5 3 3 3 9 3 5

Yards 169 167 219 271 162 161 159 471 156 260

Opponent, Year Kansas, 1981 Iowa State, 1958 Texas A&M, 2005 Air Force, 2001 Vanderbilt, 1977 Missouri, 1964 Missouri, 1998 Nebraska, 1940 Oklahoma State, 1975 Kansas State, 1940

Year 1999 1998 1971 2001 2002 1990 2000 1987 1950 1966

Ret 16 12 10 16 12 15 11 14 14 15

Yards 508 342 285 448 316 366 264 334 322 337

TD 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Minimum 25 punts Avg Player 47.84 Jack Jacobs 43.52 Jeff Ferguson 42.98 Jeff Ferguson 42.79 Michael Keeling 42.49 Joe Don Looney 42.31 Cody Freeby 41.98 Blake Ferguson 41.92 Brad Reddell 41.89 Blake Ferguson 41.85 Jeff Ferguson

Year 1940 2000 2001 1982 1962 2005 2004 1992 2003 1999

Cl Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Jr. So. Sr. Sr. Jr. So.

Punts 31 56 80 52 43 71 52 49 56 55

Yards 1,483 2,437 3,439 2,225 1,827 3,004 2,183 2,054 2,346 2,302

Punting Average - Career

Minimum 50 punts Avg Player 42.48 Jeff Ferguson 42.31 Cody Freeby 42.10 Jack Jacobs 41.70 Michael Keeling 41.16 Brad Reddell 40.84 Brian Lewis 40.73 Joe Don Looney 40.55 Blake Ferguson 40.34 Todd Thomsen 39.81 Darren Atyia 39.76 Uwe von Schamann 39.55 Gordon Wheeler 39.28 Tim Daughtry 39.17 Mike Winchester 38.93 Tom Stidham 38.84 Steve Zabel

Years 1998-01 2005 1939-41 1979-82 1989-92 1995-96 1962 2002-04 1986-88 1983 1976-78 1966-67 1994-95 1984-86 1965-66 1967-69

Punts 252 71 111 187 188 112 52 182 146 64 50 58 67 156 85 68

Yards 10,706 3,004 4,673 7,797 7,738 4,574 2,118 7,380 5,889 2,548 1,988 2,294 2,632 6,110 3,309 2,641

SEASON REVIEW

Minimum 10 returns Avg Player 31.75 Brandon Daniels 28.50 Michael Thornton 28.50 Joe Wylie 28.00 Antwone Savage 26.33 Antwone Savage 24.40 Otis Taylor 24.00 J.T. Thatcher 23.86 Anthony Stafford 23.00 Billy Vessels 22.47 Eddie Hinton

Minimum 3 punts Avg Player 56.33 Michael Keeling 55.67 Wahoo McDaniel 54.75 Cody Freeby 54.20 Jeff Ferguson 54.00 Darrol Ray 53.67 Lance Rentzel 53.00 Jeff Ferguson 52.33 Jack Jacobs 52.00 Joe Washington 52.00 Jack Jacobs

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Yards 1,237 993 967 947 787 732 728 727 679 665

Punting Average - Game

COACHING STAFF

Player Brandon Daniels Antwone Savage Greg Pruitt Reggie Smith Eddie Hinton Otis Taylor Everett Marshall Mike Thornton Eddie Hinton Anthony Stafford

Opponent, Year Notre Dame, 1999 Kansas State, 2000 Arizona, 1982 Santa Clara, 1940 Texas A&M, 1997 Texas, 2002 North Carolina, 2001 Mississippi, 1999 Texas, 1998 Iowa State, 2003 Kansas State, 1980

Punting Average - Season

Kick Return Yards - Season

Yards 508 448 396 377 376 366 359 342 337 334

TD 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

Yards Player 229 Brandon Daniels 150 J.T. Thatcher 133 Stanley Wilson 127 Orville Matthews 120 Travian Smith 118 Antwone Savage 114 Antwone Savage 107 Jarrail Jackson 106 Michael Thornton 100 Mark Bradley* 100 Buster Rhymes * First career return

BOOMER S OONER

Kick Returns Yards - Game

Kick Return Average - Career Years 1970-72 1999-02 1996-99 1946-48 1980-84 1985-88 1989-92 1989-92 1970-72 1966-68 1950-52

Ret 21 39 33 29 55 20 34 32 33 47 27

Yards 539 993 787 665 1,237 435 727 663 679 967 541

TD 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

HISTORY

Minimum 20 returns Avg Player 25.67 Joe Wylie 25.46 Antwone Savage 23.85 Brandon Daniels 22.93 Jack Mitchell 22.49 Buster Rhymes 21.75 Anthony Stafford 21.38 Otis Taylor 20.72 Dewell Brewer 20.58 Greg Pruitt 20.57 Eddie Hinton 20.04 Billy Vessels

151 1950

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

SCORING RECORDS Points Scored - Game Pts 36 30 30 30 24

Player Pos Cl Opponent, Year Quentin Griffin RB So. Texas, 2000 Kejuan Jones RB So. Texas Tech, 2003 Jerald Moore RB So. Okla. State, 1994 Steve Owens RB Jr. Nebraska, 1968 22 times; most recently by Q. Griffin vs. Baylor, 2002

Points Scored - Season

Pts 138 138 132 131 129 126 124 115 108 108 108 108 108 108

Player Pos Cl Billy Sims RB Sr. Steve Owens RB Sr. Billy Sims RB Jr. Trey DiCarlo K So. George Thomas RB Sr. Steve Owens RB Jr. Jack Mildren QB Sr. Tim Duncan K Sr. Quentin Griffin RB Sr. J.C. Watts QB Sr. Steve Davis QB So. GregPruitt RB Jr. Clendon Thomas RB Jr. Billy Vessels RB Sr.

Year 1979 1969 1978 2003 1949 1968 1971 2001 2002 1980 1973 1971 1956 1952

TD FG PAT 2PT 23 0 0 0 23 0 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 19 74 0 21 0 3 0 21 0 0 0 20 0 0 2 1 21 46 0 18 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 18 0 0 0

Points Scored - Career Pts 342 328 321 318 313 306 306 262 250

Player Pos Steve Owens RB R.D. Lashar K Tim Lashar K Billy Sims RB Tim Duncan K Trey DiCarlo K Quentin Griffin RB Joe Washington RB Greg Pruitt RB

Years 1967-69 1987-90 1983-86 1975-79 1999-01 2002-04 1999-01 1972-75 1970-72

Touchdowns - Season

# 23 23 22 21 21 20 18 18 18 18 18 18

Player Billy Sims Steve Owens Billy Sims Steve Owens George Thomas Jack Mildren Quentin Griffin J.C. Watts Steve Davis Greg Pruitt Clendon Thomas Billy Vessels

Pos RB RB RB RB RB QB RB QB RB RB RB RB

Touchdowns - Career

# 57 53 51 43 41 37 37 36 35 35

Player Steve Owens Billy Sims Quentin Griffin Joe Washington Greg Pruitt Clendon Thomas George Thomas Tommy McDonald J.C. Watts Billy Vessels

Pos RB RB RB RB RB RB RB RB QB RB

TD 57 0 0 53 2 0 51 43 41

FG 0 44 48 0 48 43 0 0 0

Cl Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. So. Jr. Jr. Sr.

PAT 0 196 177 1 157 177 0 0 0

2P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2

Year 1979 1969 1978 1968 1949 1971 2002 1980 1973 1971 1956 1952

Years 1967-69 1975-79 1999-02 1972-75 1970-72 1955-57 1946-49 1954-56 1978-80 1950-52

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Field Goals - Season

# 21 19 19 16 16 15 15 14 14 14

Player Tim Duncan Trey DiCarlo Tim Lashar Trey DiCarlo Scott Blanton Tim Duncan R.D. Lashar Garrett Hartley Jeremy Alexander Uwe von Schamann

Cl Sr. So. Jr. Fr. So. Jr. Sr. So. So. Jr.

Year 2001 2003 1985 2002 1992 2000 1990 2005 1995 1977

Field Goals - Career # 48 48 44 43 41 33 31 22 20

Player Tim Duncan Tim Lashar R.D. Lashar Trey DiCarlo Scott Blanton Uwe von Schamann Jeremy Alexander Michael Keeling Tony DiRienzo

Years 1999-01 1983-86 1987-90 2002-04 1991-94 1976-78 1994-97 1979-82 1973-75

Att Pct 30 .700 22 .864 25 .760 22 .727 18 .889 24 .625 24 .625 21 .636 17 .824 23 .609

Att Pct 72 .667 70 .686 63 .698 59 .729 63 .651 51 .647 46 .630 37 .595 34 .588

Kick Scoring - Game # 17 16 15 15 15

Player Trey DiCarlo Tim Duncan Tim Duncan Jeremy Alexander Tim Lashar

Cl So. Sr. So. So. Jr.

FG PAT Opponent, Year 3 8 Texas, 2003 3 7 Tulsa, 2001 3 6 Texas A&M, 1999 4 3 Iowa St., 1995 3 6 Missouri, 1985

Kick Scoring - Season Pts 131 109 106 105 102 101 95 91 89 87 87

Player Trey DiCarlo Tim Duncan Trey DiCarlo Tim Duncan Tim Lashar Tim Lashar R.D. Lashar R.D. Lashar Uwe von Schamann Tim Duncan Uwe von Schamann

Cl So. Sr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Fr. Jr. So. Sr.

Year 2003 2001 2002 2000 1986 1985 1990 1987 1977 1999 1978

Kick Scoring - Career

Pts 328 321 306 301 248 247 216 166 134 134

Player R.D. Lashar Tim Lashar Trey DiCarlo Tim Duncan Uwe von Schamann Scott Blanton Michael Keeling Jeremy Alexander Tony DiRienzo Rick Fulcher

Years 1987-90 1983-86 2002-04 1999-01 1976-78 1991-94 1979-82 1994-97 1973-75 1972-73

FG PAT 19 74 21 46 16 58 15 60 12 66 19 44 15 50 10 61 14 47 12 51 8 63

FG 44 48 43 48 33 41 22 31 20 15

PAT 196 177 177 157 149 124 150 73 74 89

PAT Percentage - Season Minimum 25 made Pct Player 1.000 Scott Blanton 1.000 Scott Blanton 1.000 R.D. Lashar 1.000 R.D. Lashar 1.000 Tim Lashar 1.000 Michael Keeling

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Cl Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Fr.

Att Md 41 41 46 46 50 50 45 45 66 66 35 35

1.000 1.000 1.000

Uwe von Schamann 1978 Uwe von Schamann 1977 Tony DiRienzo 1974

Sr. Jr. Jr.

63 47 39

63 47 39

PAT Percentage - Career

Minimum 50 made Pct Player .993 Uwe von Schamann .983 Tim Lashar .970 R.D. Lashar .969 Tim Duncan .957 Trey DiCarlo .949 Tony DiRienzo .938 Michael Keeling .937 Rick Fulcher .925 Scott Blanton .921 Jeremy Alexander

Years 1976-78 1983-86 1987-90 1999-01 2002-04 1973-75 1979-82 1972-73 1991-94 1994-97

Att 150 180 202 162 132 78 160 95 134 76

PAT 149 177 196 157 138 74 150 89 124 70

FG Percentage - Season Minimum 10 attempts Pct Player .889 Scott Blanton .864 Trey DiCarlo .824 Jeremy Alexander .813 R.D. Lashar .800 Tim Lashar .769 Matt Reeves .769 John Carroll .760 Tim Lashar .733 Tim Lashar .727 Trey DiCarlo

Cl So. So. So. Jr. Sr. Jr. So. Jr. So. Fr.

Year 1992 2003 1995 1989 1986 1998 1971 1985 1984 2002

Made Att 16 18 19 22 14 17 13 16 12 15 10 13 10 13 19 25 11 15 16 22

FG Percentage - Career

Minimum 20 attempts Pct Player .717 Trey DiCarlo .698 R.D. Lashar .686 Tim Lashar .667 Tim Duncan .652 Garrett Hartley .651 Scott Blanton .647 Uwe von Schamann .630 Jeremy Alexander .595 Michael Keeling .588 Tony DiRienzo

PAT - Season PAT 74 66 63 61 60 58 54 51 50

Player Trey DiCarlo Tim Lashar Uwe von Schamann R.D. Lashar Tim Duncan Trey DiCarlo John Carroll Tim Duncan R.D. Lashar

PAT - Career PAT 196 177 177 157 150 149 124 109 89 82

Player R.D. Lashar Trey DiCarlo Tim Lashar Tim Duncan Michael Keeling Uwe von Schamann Scott Blanton Bruce Derr Rick Fulcher John Carroll

Years 2002-04 1987-90 1983-86 1999-01 2005- 1991-94 1976-78 1994-97 1979-82 1973-75

Cl So. Sr. Sr. Fr. Jr. Fr. So. So. Sr.

Year 2003 1986 1978 1987 2000 2002 1971 1999 1990

Years 1987-90 2002-04 1983-86 1999-01 1979-82 1976-78 1991-94 1968-70 1972-73 1971-74

Made 43 44 48 48 15 41 33 29 22 20

Att 60 63 70 72 23 63 51 46 37 34

Att Pct 76 .974 66 1.000 63 1.000 65 .938 61 .984 62 .935 65 .831 53 .962 50 1.000

Att Pct 202 .970 186 .951 180 .983 162 .969 160 .938 150 .993 134 .925 120 .908 95 .937 97 .845


DEFENSIVE RECORDS # 23 22 21 21 21 20 20 19 19 19 19

Player Jackie Shipp Rocky Calmus Kevin Murphy Daryl Hunt Rod Shoate Rodney Rideau Daryl Hunt Lance Mitchell Rick Bryan George Cumby Daryl Hunt

Pos LB LB DL LB LB DB LB LB DL LB LB

Player Jackie Shipp Daryl Hunt Steve Aycock George Cumby Daryl Hunt Daryl Hunt Rod Shoate George Cumby Jackie Shipp Rod Shoate

Pos LB LB LB LB LB LB LB LB LB LB

Tackles - Career Player Daryl Hunt Jackie Shipp George Cumby Rocky Calmus Rod Shoate Brian Bosworth Tyrell Peters Rick Bryan Kevin Murphy Lee Roy Selmon

Pos LB LB LB LB LB LB LB DL DL DL

Year 1981 1976 1970 1979 1977 1978 1974 1977 1982 1972

Years 1975-78 1980-83 1975-79 1998-01 1972-74 1984-86 1993-96 1980-83 1981-85 1972-75

Tackles For Loss - Game

Tackles For Loss - Season Player Pos Kelly Gregg DL Martin Chase DL Cedric Jones DL Tony Casillas DL Jimmy Wilkerson DL Jimbo Elrod DL Teddy Lehman LB Dusty Dvoracek DL Lance Mitchell LB Torrance Marshall LB

Cl Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. So. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr.

Year 1998 1997 1994 1984 2001 1975 2003 2005 2002 1999

Yards 74 111 100 142 85 88 47 61 46 65

Pos LB DL LB DL DL DL DE DL DL DL DL

Sacks - Game # 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

Player Pos Cl Calvin Thibodeaux DE Jr. Rufus Alexander LB Jr. Larry Birdine DE So. Dan Cody DL Jr. Jimmy Wilkerson DL So. Martin Chase DL Sr. Roderick Manuel DL Sr. Cedric Jones DL Sr. Stacy Dillard DL Jr. Troy Johnson DL Jr. Brian Bosworth LB So. Tony Casillas DL Jr. Brian Bosworth LB Fr. Thomas Benson LB Sr. Kevin Murphy DL Jr.

Sacks - Season

# 14 14 11.5 11 10 10 10 10 10 9 9 9 9

Player Pos Martin Chase DL Cedric Jones DL Aubrey Beavers DL Cedric Jones DL Calvin Thibodeaux DE Dan Cody DE Dan Cody DL Troy Johnson DL Tony Casillas DL Kelly Gregg DL Aubrey Beavers DL Reggie Barnes DL Scott Evans DL

Sacks - Career # 31.5 25 24 23 20.5 20 19 18 18 18

Player Cedric Jones Dan Cody Scott Evans Troy Johnson Aubrey Beavers Darrell Reed Kelly Gregg Reggie Barnes James Goode Tony Casillas

Year 1998-01 1995-98 2000-03 1992-95 2001-05 1973-75 2000-04 1987-90 1984-87 1982-85 1972-75

Yds 18 25 14 23 13 23 14 21 10 21 17 20 12 27 31

Interceptions - Game # 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

Player J.T. Thatcher Darnell Walker Bud Hebert Randy Hughes Steve Barrett Jerry Tubbs Darrell Royal Jack Jacobs

Pos DB DB DB DB DB LB DB DB

Opponent, Year Texas A&M, 2005 Nebraska, 2005 Baylor, 2004 Okla. St., 2003 Texas, 2001 Syracuse, 1997 TCU, 1996 SMU, 1995 Iowa State, 1991 Arkansas, 1986 Kansas St., 1985 Iowa State, 1984 Iowa State, 1984 Hawaii, 1983 Kansas St., 1983

Cl Sr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr.

Pos DL DE DL DL DL DL DL DL DL DL

Yards 184 160 149 261 167 224 209 223 187 248 184

Yds 199 162 178 145 105 131 88 105 101 151

Year 1997 1994 1992 1995 2005 2004 2003 1986 1984 1998 1993 1991 1990

Yds 91 85 57 77 52 66 65 64 84 51 48 49 75

Years 1992-95 2000-04 1987-90 1984-87 1990-93 1984-87 1995-98 1989-92 1987-90 1982-85

Cl Yds Opp., Year Sr. 9 Kansas, 2000 Sr. 2 Colorado, 1992 Sr. 25 Florida St., 1979 Sr. 0 Nebraska, 1974 Jr. 6 Nebraska, 1967 Jr. 0 Texas, 1955 So. 34 Okla. St., 1947 Sr. 45 Marquette, 1941

Interceptions - Season

# 9 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Player Rickey Dixon J.T. Thatcher Scott Case Darrol Ray Brodney Pool Sonny Brown Zac Henderson Steve Barrett Darrell Royal Dan Ruster Huel Hamm

Pos DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB

Cl Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. So. So. Sr. Jr. So. Sr. Sr.

Year 1987 2000 1983 1978 2003 1985 1977 1967 1947 1972 1942

Yds 232 162 110 135 79 111 89 32 68 64 38

Avg TD 25.78 1 20.25 1 13.75 1 16.88 0 11.29 0 15.86 0 12.71 0 4.57 0 5.43 0 10.67 0 5.43 0

Interceptions - Career

# 18 17 16 15 15 14 14 13 13 13 13

Player Darrell Royal Rickey Dixon Sonny Brown Darrol Ray Zac Henderson Derrick Strait Randy Hughes Darrius Johnson Jason Belser Steve Barrett Ed Lisak

Pos DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB

Years Yds Avg TD 1946-49 111 6.17 0 1984-87 303 17.82 2 1983-86 199 12.44 0 1976-79 312 20.80 0 1974-77 135 9.00 0 2000-03 397 28.36 3 1972-74 197 14.07 2 1992-95 155 11.92 1 1988-91 216 16.62 1 1966-68 61 4.69 0 1948-50 232 17.85 0

Interception Yards - Game

Yds 127 112 99 97 96 95 94 85 82 82

Player Derrick Strait Al Needs Joe Golding Derrick Strait Randy Hughes Rickey Dixon David Baker J.T. Thatcher Carl Dodd Johnny West

Cl Jr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. So. So.

Int 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1

Avg TD Game 63.5 1 Baylor, 2002 56.0 1 Kansas St., 1945 99.0 1 Texas, 1946 97.0 0 Texas Tech, 2003 96.0 1 Colorado, 1973 47.5 1 Okla. St., 1987 94.0 1 Duke, 1957 85.0 1 Texas Tech, 2000 82.0 1 Maryland, 1955 82.0 1 Kansas St., 1944

Interception Yards - Season

Yds 232 177 175 165 162 148 137 136 135 127

Player Rickey Dixon Joe Golding Derrick Strait Randy Hughes J.T. Thatcher David Baker Ed Lisak Tommy McDonald Darrol Ray Derrick Strait

Pos DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB

Cl Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr.

Year 1987 1946 2002 1973 2000 1957 1949 1956 1978 2003

Int 9 3 6 5 8 5 5 6 8 3

Avg TD 25.78 1 59.00 1 29.17 1 33.00 1 20.25 1 29.60 1 27.40 0 22.67 1 16.88 0 42.33 0

Interception Yards - Career Yds 397 302 303 232 216 212 207 204 199 197

Player Derrick Strait Darrol Ray Rickey Dixon Ed Lisak Jason Belser Joe Golding Darnell Walker Scott Garl Sonny Brown Randy Hughes

Pos DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB

Years 2000-03 1976-79 1984-87 1948-50 1988-91 1941-46 1990-92 1985-88 1983-86 1972-74

Int 14 15 17 13 13 6 12 10 16 14

Avg TD 28.36 3 20.80 0 17.82 2 17.85 0 16.62 1 35.33 1 17.25 1 20.40 1 12.44 0 14.07 2

HISTORY

# 24 21 21 21 20 20 19 19 19 19

Player Rocky Calmus Kelly Gregg Teddy Lehman Cedric Jones Dusty Dvoracek Jimbo Elrod Dan Cody Scott Evans Darrell Reed Tony Casillas Lee Roy Selmon

SEASON REVIEW

# Player Pos Cl Yds Opp., Year 5 Teddy Lehman LB Sr. 10 Kan. St., 2003* 5 Jimmy Wilkerson LB Fr. 13 Baylor, 2000 5 Brian Bosworth LB Jr. 19 Kansas, 1986 5 Tony Casillas DL Jr. 25 Iowa St., 1984 5 Keith Gary DL Sr. 33 Florida St., 1980 5 Greg Sellmeyer DL So. 16 Nebraska, 1976 4 24 times; last by Rufus Alexander vs. Okla. St, 2006 * Big 12 Championship Game

# 59 53 48.5 48.5 45 44 41 41 40 40 40

THE SOONERS

# 530 489 437 431 426 413 380 365 353 335

Cl So. So. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. So. Jr. So.

Tackles For Loss - Career

COACHING STAFF

# 189 177 175 160 159 157 155 154 147 145

Opp., Year Missouri, 1981 Colorado, 1999 Missouri, 1983 Missouri, 1977 Texas, 1974 Notre Dame, 1999 Iowa St., 1976 Missouri, 2002 Kansas St., 1983 Missouri, 1977 Vanderbilt, 1977

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

Tackles - Season

Cl So. So. Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr. So. Jr. Sr. So. Jr.

BOOMER S OONER

Tackles - Game

153 1950

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

DEFENSIVE & SEASON RECORDS

154

Pass Deflections - Game

# Player Pos 6 Jerry Parks DB 5 Derrick Strait DB 5 Larry Roach DB 4 Brandon Everage DB 4 Roy Williams DB 4 Michael Thompson DB 4 Michael Thompson DB 4 Corey T. Ivy DB 4 Steve O’Shaughnessy DB 4 Kenith Pope DB * Big 12 Championship Game

Cl Fr. So. Jr. Jr. Jr. So. So. Sr. Jr. So.

Opponent, Year USC, 1988 Okla. St., 2001 Penn State, 1972 Iowa State, 2002 North Texas, 2001 Kansas St., 2000* Texas A&M, 2000 Baylor, 1998 Auburn, 1971 Auburn, 1971

Pass Deflections - Season

# 22 18 17 15 15 14 14 13 13 13

Player Roy Williams J.T. Thatcher Mike Woods Derrick Strait Derrick Strait Kenith Pope John Shelly Derrick Strait Michael Thompson Darnell Walker

Pos DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB DB

Cl Jr. Sr. Sr. So. Fr. Sr. Sr. Jr. So. Jr.

Pass Deflections - Career # 55 44 37 30 28 26 25 23 23 22 22

Player Derrick Strait Roy Williams Mike Woods Darrius Johnson Brandon Everage Rocky Calmus Darnell Walker Randy Hughes Rickey Dixon Zac Henderson Terry Ray

Pos DB DB DB DB DB LB DB DB DB DB DB

Year 2001 2000 1999 2001 2000 1972 1971 2002 2000 1991

Years 2000-03 1999-01 1996-99 1992-95 2000-03 1998-01 1990-92 1972-74 1984-87 1974-77 1988-91

Fumble Recoveries - Game # 3

Player Opponent, Year Rick McCurdy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Syracuse, 1962

Fumble Recoveries - Season # 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Player Pos Derrick Strait DB Kelly Gregg DL Kevin Murphy DL Phil Tabor DL Lee Roy Selmon DL Mike Phillips DL Mike Struck DL Derland Moore DL Raymond Hamilton DL

Cl Sr. Sr. So. So. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr.

Year Yds 2003 18 1998 0 1982 0 1976 0 1975 0 1975 0 1973 0 1972 0 1971 0

Fumble Recoveries - Career # 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 6

Player Phil Tabor Richard Murray Lee Roy Selmon Raymond Hamilton Rocky Calmus Kevin Murphy Keith Stanberry Mike Phillips Jimbo Elrod Derland Moore Derrick Strait

Pos DL DL DL DL LB DL DB DL DL DL DB

Years Yards 1975-78 0 1974-77 0 1972-75 0 1970-72 0 1998-01 42 1981-85 0 1981-84 0 1973-76 0 1973-75 0 1970-72 0 2000-03 18

2006 OKLAHOMA FOOTBALL GUIDE

6 6 6 6

Frank Blevins Kevin Thompson Daryl Hunt Lucious Selmon

LB DB LB DB

1987-90 1986-89 1975-78 1971-73

First Downs - Game Total 38 37 37 36 36 35 35 34 34 33 33 33 33

Opponent Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oregon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Virginia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New Mexico St. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma St. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oregon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Rushing Yards - Game Total 768 758 711 681 629 609 594 584 566 565

Opponent Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oregon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Passing Yards - Game Total 429 429 414 413 394 390 389 387 387 374

Opponent Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Baylor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mississippi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Baylor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Total Yards - Game Total 875 829 785 750 731 696 692 679 677 670

Opponent Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oregon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Points - Game Total 82 77 77 76 75 73 73 72

Opponent Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New Mexico State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Utah State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

* SOONERSPORTS.COM

0 0 0 0

Year 1988 1972 1972 1978 1991 2003 1980 1971 1989 2003 1956 1962 1975

Year 1988 1980 1971 1986 1978 1972 1974 1971 1986 1987

Year 1999 1999 2003 2004 2003 1999 2004 2000 1999 2000

Year 1980 1988 1971 1986 1972 1971 1978 1971 1972 1971

Year 1980 2003 1986 1942 1971 1989 1946 1974

71 70

Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988

Yards Per Play - Season

Year Yards 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.6 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.6 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.5 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.4 1979 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.4 1980 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.2 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.2 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.2 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.1 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.0

Total Yards - Season

Year Yards 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6,683 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6,152 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6,007 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,752 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,727 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,708 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,623 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,585 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,496 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,421

Yards Per Game - Season

Year Yards 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 556.8 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 507.7 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 481.7 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 479.3 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477.3 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 475.7 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468.6 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 462.1 1973 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 453.3 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 439.4 1980 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 436.5

Total Points - Season

Year Points 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 601 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 541 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 534 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 508 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 493 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 481 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 473 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 471 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 466 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 452 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 430

Points Per Game - Season

Year Points 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46.6 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44.5 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43.0 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42.9 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42.3 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41.1 1952 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40.7 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39.3 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38.6 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37.0 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36.5


SEASON RECORDS

Win Percentage - Season

Pct. 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000

Rush Attempts - Season

Year Attempts 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73.9 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73.3 1973 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68.6 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67.7 1985 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66.8 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66.4 1957 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65.7 1975 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65.5 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65.3 1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65.0

Year Yards 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,635 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,001 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,896 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,827 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,818 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,335 1979 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,278 1982 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,141

1950

Year Yards 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469.6 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 438.8 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 416.8 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 408.0 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 401.5 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 391.0 1973 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361.4 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361.3 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 356.5 1982 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345.1

Pass Completions - Season

Year Comp 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 323 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 314 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 298 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 268 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 1992 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158 1996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136

Total Plays - Season

Year Plays 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,041 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,018 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,010 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 971 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 954 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 935 1985 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 918 1984 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 908 1968 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 898 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 896 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 895

Plays Per Game - Season

Year Plays 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86.8 1969 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81.8 1968 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81.6 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81.4 1973 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77.9 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77.7 1985 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76.5 1957 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76.2 1984 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75.7

Year Comp 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29.8 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.9 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.2 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.4 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.6 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17.3 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.9 1992 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.4 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.6 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.4 1996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.4 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.4

Pass Attempts - Season

Year Attempts 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 566 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 532 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 489 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 480 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 410 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 406 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 336 1996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 308 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293 1992 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276

Pass Attempts/Game - Season

Year Attempts 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47.2 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40.9 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37.6 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34.3 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31.2 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29.9 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28.0 1996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28.0 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26.6 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26.5 1992 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26.1 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23.0

Passing Yards - Season

Year Yards 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,109 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,929 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,750 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,298 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,142 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,828 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,328 1992 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,214 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,131 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,076 1996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,012

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

HISTORY

Rushing Yards - Season

Rush Yards/Game - Season

Completions/Game - Season

SEASON REVIEW

Rush Attempts/Game - Season

Year Yards 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.07 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.46 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.28 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.25 1979 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.00 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.94 1981 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.82 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.78 1949 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.64 1980 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.52

Year Yards 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42.3 1966 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42.1 1982 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42.0 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41.9 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41.7 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41.6 1989 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41.6 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41.5 1981 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41.5 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41.2

THE SOONERS

Year Attempts 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 879 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 813 1985 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 801 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 797 1975 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 786 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 783 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 774 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 767 1982 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 759 1977 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 758

Rush Yards/Attempt - Season

Punt Average - Season

COACHING STAFF

Year Record 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1949 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1915 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1911 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1918 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1898 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1897 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1896 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1980 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,117 1981 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,101

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

Year Record 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-0-0 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-1-0 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-2-0 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-2-0 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-0-0 1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-0-0 1949 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-0-0 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-1-0 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-1-0 1985 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-1-0 1979 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-1-0 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-1-0 1975 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-1-0 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-1-0 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-1-0 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-2-0

BOOMER S OONER

Wins - Season

155


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

SEASON RECORDS Pass Yards/Game - Season

Year Yards 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321.7 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 294.7 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293.5 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253.7 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247.3 1992 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201.3 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192.0 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177.6 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174.1 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173.9 1968 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143.0

Completion Percent - Season

Year Percent 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .660 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .642 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .624 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .623 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .607 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .583 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .578 1966 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .559 1992 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .551 1968 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .545 1991 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .544

Interception Avoidance - Season

Year Percent 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .022 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .023 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .025 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .026 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .028 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .030 1991 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .031 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .032 1950 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .033 1954 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .034 1985 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .034 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .037

Punt Return Average - Season

Year Average 1948 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.6 1966 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19.2 1952 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.9 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.4 1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.2 1963 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.2 1953 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.1 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.5 1979 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.6 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.5

Kick Return Average - Season

Year Average 1980 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31.6 1939 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.8 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.6 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.5 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.3 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.9 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.7 1979 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.6 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.4 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.1 1983 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.1

First Downs - Season

Year Downs 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 310 1971 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 290 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269 1991 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261

Fewest Turnovers - Season

Year Turnovers 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 1991 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 1967 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 1966 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 1962 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 1942 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 1961 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Turnovers/Game - Season

Year Turnovers 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.2 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.2 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.3 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.6 1991 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.6 1967 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.8 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.9 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.0 1962 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.0 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.0 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.0 1985 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.1

First Downs Allowed - Game

Total 1 1 1 2 2 2 3

Opponent Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Washington State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 teams tied, last being Tulsa, 1987

Rush Yards Allowed - Game

Total -52 -44 -33 -17 -8 -7 -7 -4 -4 -3 -3 -1 0

Opponent Year Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986 North Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1942 Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951 Texas A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946 Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Texas Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Washington State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1938 Stanford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983 Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943

156 2006 OKLAHOMA FOOTBALL GUIDE

Year 1993 1938 1946 1948 1951 1938

* SOONERSPORTS.COM

Pass Yards Allowed - Game Total -2 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 6 6

Opponent Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Total Yards Allowed - Game Total 14 31 32 38 41 43 46 50 50 51 54

Opponent Washington State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tulsa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Year 1993 1937 1966 1975 1937 1974 1938 1942 1963 1945

Year 1938 1993 1943 1949 1951 1937 2004 1987 2001 1938 2003

Total Plays - Season

Year Yards 1954 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 561 1960 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 606 1961 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 607 1959 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .611

Plays Per Game - Season

Year Plays 1938 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47.4 1939 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52.8 1947 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54.8

Yards Per Play - Season

Year Yards 1938 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.5 1957 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.1 1948 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.2

Yards Per Game - Season

Year Yards 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175.5 1954 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186.3 1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190.6 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193.8 1953 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195.2 1985 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199.6 1958 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202.4 1963 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205.6 1962 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207.1 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213.3

Rush Attempts Against - Season

Year Attempts 1954 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 378 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 392 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 402 1984 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 420 1964 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 423 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 424


SEASON RECORDS Rush Attempts/Game - Season

Interceptions - Season

Interceptions/Game - Season

Points Allowed/Game - Season

Turnovers Forced - Season

1950

Year Yards 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59.7 1984 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78.4 1954 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87.0 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90.6 1985 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90.9 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94.6 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.1 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97.8 1991 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101.8 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101.9 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102.9

Yards Per Rush - Season

Year Yards 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.6 1984 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2 1954 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.3 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.3 1985 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.5 1973 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.5 1951 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.5 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.5 1983 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.6 1957 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.6

Pass Completions - Season

Year Comp. 1960 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 1961 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 1962 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 1963 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 1959 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 1957 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 1953 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 1950 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77

Pass Comp./Game - Season

Year Passes 1960 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.7 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.8 1961 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.9

Pass Attempts/Game - Season

Year Attempts 1960 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.1 1961 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.6 1947 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.3 1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.7 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.8 1953 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.3 1963 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.6 1959 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.9 1962 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.3 1950 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.3

Pass Yards Allowed - Season

Year Yards 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 555 1960 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 640 1953 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 691 1961 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703 1963 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 760 1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 774 1962 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 804 1957 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 817 1966 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 873 1959 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 893

Pass Yards Allowed/Game - Season

Year Yards 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55.0 1953 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62.8 1960 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64.0 1961 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70.3 1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70.4 1962 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73.1 1957 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74.3 1963 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76.0 1958 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82.6 1966 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87.3

Comp. Percent Against - Season

Year Pct 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .324 1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .377 1962 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .380 1961 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .390 1975 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .410 1950 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .430 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .431

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

HISTORY

Year Turnovers 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 1975 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 1957 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 1977 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 1976 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 1952 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 1949 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Rush Yards Allowed/Game - Season

Year Attempts 1960 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 1961 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 1963 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 1959 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159 1957 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162 1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162 1953 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168 1966 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171 1962 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179

SEASON REVIEW

Year Points 1938 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.6 1958 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.0 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.1 1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.5 1962 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.6 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.2 1954 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.2 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.8 1948 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.0 1957 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.1

Year Yards 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 716 1954 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 870 1984 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 941 1951 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,049 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,087 1985 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,091 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,106 1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,136 1973 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,166 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,173

Pass Attempts - Season

THE SOONERS

Year Int 1952 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.6 1951 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.6 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.5 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.3 1957 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.3 1991 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2 1967 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.1 1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.1

Rush Yards Allowed - Season

1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.6 1962 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.2 1957 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.6 1953 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.7 1963 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.9 1959 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.9 1975 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.0 1950 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.0

COACHING STAFF

Year Int 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 1952 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 1951 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 1991 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 1957 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 1955 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

Year Turnovers 1975 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.0 1978 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.0 1977 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.5 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.3 1979 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.9 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.8 1972 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.8 1973 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.7

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

Year Attempts 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.9 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32.7 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33.0 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33.1 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34.3 1984 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35.0 1964 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35.2 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35.3 1954 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36.7 1985 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36.8

Turnovers Forced/Game - Season

BOOMER S OONER

2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 429 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 429 1991 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 431 1985 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 441 1963 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 447

157


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

BOWL TRADITION 1939 * ORANGE BOWL

1947 * GATOR BOWL

Miami, Fla. (32,191)

Jacksonville, Fla. (10,034)

TENNESSEE OKLAHOMA

17 0

N.C. STATE OKLAHOMA

First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average

OU 6 16-25 69 13-4-0 43-94 4-3 9-90 13-40

UT 15 51-197 63 27-10-1 64-260 2-1 16-130 12-36

First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average

Score by Quarter Tennessee 7 Oklahoma 0

3 0

7 0

Score by quarter N.C. State 7 0 Oklahoma 7 20

0 0

1949 * SUGAR BOWL

17 0

13 34

OU 12 43-195 75 9-3-2 51-270 4-3 7-34 5-31.0 6 0

NCS 13 47-136 103 18-7-3 65-239 2-1 3-13 4-36.0 0 7

13 34

Scoring OU - Davis 1 yd run (Wallace kick), 0-7 NCSU - Phillips 63 yd pass from Turner (Byler kick) , 7-7 OU - Davis 7 yd run (Wallace kick), 7-14 OU - Golding 5 yd run (Wallace kick), 7-21 OU - Davis 5 yd run (kick failed), 7-27 NCSU - Palmer 8 yd run (kick failed), 13-27 OU - Owens 15 yd pass from Sarratt (Wallace kick), 13-34

Scoring UT - Foxx 12-yd run (Wyatt run), 7-0 UT - Wyatt 32-yd FG, 10-0 UT - Wood 22-yd run (Wyatt kick), 17-0 Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - McCullough, 9-9 UT - Coffman, 12-56 Passing: OU - McCullough, 19-7-1-37 UT - Wood, 5-2-0-40 Receiving: OU - Clark, 3-30 UT - Cifers, 1-23 Game Summary This was the first Orange Bowl that featured two national powers as both teams were undefeated and untied. To lure the Sooners to Miami, the Orange Bowl director circled the Norman campus, leaving chalk messages that promoted the game. Tennessee’s powerful ground attack was too much for the Sooners, winners of 14 straight, as the Volunteers raced to a 17-0 victory in the fifth annual Orange Bowl. The victory was the 13th straight for the Vols, who were coached by Major Bob Neyland. The game was considered to be the roughest of all bowl games played that year as both teams combined for more than 200 yards in penalties.

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Golding, 12-91 NCSU - Palmer, 10-70 Game Summary In a game that featured two of the marquee names in college football at the time, Oklahoma blasted North Carolina State 34-13 before an overflowing crowd of 10,000 in the second annual Gator Bowl. The Sooners did not take long to get on the scoreboard, two minutes to be exact, on an Eddie Davis one-yard plunge. N.C. State roared back to even the score, but OU put the game out of reach by scoring 20 second-quarter points and coasted from there. The marquee matchup was made possible because of the Tournament of Roses committee decision to match representatives of the Western Athletic Conference (now the Pac Ten) and the Big Nine, (now the Big 10). This agreement made it possible for teams not waiting for a possible Rose Bowl berth to be picked by the Gator Bowl committee.

158 2006 OKLAHOMA FOOTBALL GUIDE

New Orleans, La. (80,383)

* SOONERSPORTS.COM

NORTH CAROLINA OKLAHOMA First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average

OU 14 65-186 43 4-1-0 229 1-1 40 5-36.8

Score by quarter North Carolina 6 Oklahoma 7

0 0

0 7

6 14 UNC 12 34-128 82 21-8-2 42-210 0-0 30 7-38.0 0 0

6 14

Scoring OU - Mitchell 1 yd run (Ming kick), 7-0 UNC - Rodgers 3 yd run (kick failed), 7-6 OU - Pearson 7 yd run (Ming kick), 14-6 Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Heath, 12-58 UNC - Justice, 16-84 Passing: OU - Royal, 1-1-0-43 UNC - Justice, 13-6-1-57 Receiving: OU - Anderson, 1-43 UNC - Weiner, 3-36 Game Summary It was legendary Coach Bud Wilkinson’s first bowl game as the fifth-ranked and underdog Sooners took on the third-ranked and unbeaten North Carolina Tar Heels accompanied by their All-America tailback Charlie “Choo Choo” Justice. Oklahoma upset the ‘Heels with the big play coming in the first quarter as linebacker Myrle Greathouse intercepted a pass and returned it 70 yards to set up Jack Mitchell’s one-yard run. The Sooners never trailed after that.


BOWL TRADITION 1951 * SUGAR BOWL

New Orleans, La. (82,000)

LOUISIANA STATE OKLAHOMA LSU 8 40-38 121 20-9-2 na-159 4-4 6-40 8-33.6

score by quarter LSU 0 0 Oklahoma 0 14

New Orleans, La. (80,206)

0 35 OU 10 55-286 74 11-2-4 na-360 4-4 8-40 7-37.4

0 0 7 14

0 35

KENTUCKY OKLAHOMA

Miami, Fla. (68,640)

13 7

First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average

UK 7 40-84 105 12-9-1 52-189 1-0 6-40 8-41.7

score by quarter Kentucky 7 Oklahoma 0

6 0

0 0

OU 18 59-189 38 8-3-1 67-227 7-5 2-30 6-33.4 0 7

13 7

Game Summary OU won its first national championship by going a perfect 10-0 in the regular season. However, Kentucky, coached by Paul “Bear” Bryant, upset the Sooners and broke a 31-game OU winning streak. OU lost a bowl-record five fumbles in falling behind 13-0. A fourth quarter 17-yard TD pass by Billy Vessels narrowed the margin but a come-from-behind effort was foiled by an interception in the final minute of play.

OU 10 47-208 22 6-4-0 53-230 2-2 7-45 7-31.3

score by quarter Maryland 0 Oklahoma 0

0 7

0 0

UM 13 52-176 36 12-5-1 64-212 2-1 3-15 5-29.0 0 0

0 7

Scoring OU - Grigg 25 yd run (Leake kick), 0-7 Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Grigg, 13-89 UM - Felton, 10-51 Passing: OU - Calame, 4-4-0-22 UM - Boxold, 9-3-1-42 Receiving: OU - Burris, 3-17 UM - Holan, 2-31 Game Summary It was the first game of the contract that pitted the Big Seven champion against the Atlantic Coast Conference champ. Maryland came into the game as the regular season national champion with OU rated fourth. Twice, the Terrapins had first down with the ball inside the 10-yard line, and both times the Sooner defense refused to allow any points on the scoreboard. Sooner tailback Larry Grigg scored the only TD of the game with a 25-yard scamper in the second period. The 1954 bowl game was the first bowl game in which the players had to play both ways. Sooner hero Grigg also played defensive back.

SEASON REVIEW

Game Summary Wilkinson’s team was rated second in the nation and it was the first one of his squads to post an undefeated record, 10-0. The game was one-sided and still stands as the largest margin of victory in OU bowl history. One of the many Sooner big plays was Leon Heath’s OU bowl record-breaking 86-yard TD run. The game was marred by an early-week incident where a former LSU player was caught spying on Sooner practices. It was the only time in Wilkinson’s career that he publicly blasted an opponent.

First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average

THE SOONERS

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Heath, 20-121 UK - Jamerson, 15-58 Passing: OU - Arnold, 5-2-0-21 UK - Parilli, 12-9-0-105 Receiving: OU - Vessels, 2-21 UK - Bruno, 3-57

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Heath, 15-170 LSU - West, 5-26 Passing: OU - Pearson, 7-2-na-74 LSU - Pevy, 11-5-na-82 Receiving: OU - Goad, 1-40 LSU - Baggett, 4-50

0 7

COACHING STAFF

Scoring UK - Jamerson 22 yd pass from Parilli (kick good), 7-0 UK - Jamerson 1 yd run (kick failed), 13-0 OU - Green 17 yd pass from Vessels (Weatherall kick), 13-7

Scoring OU - Thomas 34 yd pass from Pearson (Tipps kick), 7-0 OU - Thomas 5 yd run (Tipps kick), 14-0 OU - Heath 86 yd run (Tipps kick), 21-0 OU - Royal 5 yd run (Tipps kick), 28-0 OU - Heath 34 yd run (Tipps kick), 35-0

MARYLAND OKLAHOMA

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average

1954 * ORANGE BOWL

BOOMER S OONER

1950 * SUGAR BOWL

HISTORY 159 1950

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


1956 * ORANGE BOWL

1958 * ORANGE BOWL

Miami, Fla. (75,561)

MARYLAND OKLAHOMA First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average

OU 16 64-202 53 10-4-1 74-255 1-1 3-35 8-34.5

score by quarter Maryland 0 Oklahoma 0

6 0 0 14

1959 * ORANGE BOWL

Miami, Fla. (76,561)

6 20 UM 9 47-187 46 10-3-3 57-233 3-2 7-61 7-40.4 0 6

6 20

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Harris, 9-50 UM - Vereb, 8-108 Passing: OU - Harris, 5-3-0-34 UM - Beightol, 7-2-2-35 Receiving: OU - Burris, 2-28 UM - Cooke, 1-21 Game Summary This time it was OU that carried the number one ranking into the game with Maryland ranked third, having lost just one game during the regular season. The Sooners, a perfect 10-0 and in the midst of their 47-game winning streak, trailed 6-0 at the half. The Sooners went into their famous “fast break offense” in the second half and scored three times to post their second Orange Bowl victory. It was the second national championship for Oklahoma.

DUKE OKLAHOMA

21 48

First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average

OU 11 44-165 114 18-9-3 62-279 2-1 12-150 7-34.7

score by quarter Duke 0 Oklahoma 7

7 7

DU 16 69-231 97 13-8-2 82-328 3-2 3-25 10-28.1

7 7 7 27

21 48

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Thomas, 13-62 Duke - Carlton, 15-84 Passing: OU - Hobby, 4-3-0-48 Duke - Brodhead, 6-4-1-60 Receiving: OU - Baker, 1-29 Duke - Latimore, 3-33 Game Summary The 47-game winning streak had been broken earlier in the season, but the Sooners still came into the game ranked No. 4. Duke, the ACC winner, was unranked. Oklahoma got only six first downs, lost the total offense battle (328 yards to 279) and picked up an OU bowl-record 165 yards in penalties, but used two interception returns for TD, including an OU bowl record 94-yarder from David Baker, two fumble recoveries, a blocked punt and a bad snap from center to win going away. The 48 points marked an all-time OU bowl record that stood until matched by the ‘91 Gator Bowl team.

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Scoring OU - Baker 94 yd int. return (Dodd kick), 0-7 OU - Thomas 13 yd run (Dodd kick), 0-14 DU - McElhaney 1 yd run (Carlton kick), 7-14 OU - Dodd 1 yd run (Dodd kick), 7-21 DU - McElhaney 4 yd run (Carlton kick), 14-21 OU - Sandefer 4 yd run (Dodd kick), 14-28 OU - Baker 29 yd pass from Hobby (Boyd kick) , 14-35 DU - Dutrow 8 yd run (Carlton kick), 21-35 OU - Hobby 9 yd pass from Baker (McDaniel kick), 21-42 OU - Carpenter 73 yd int. of lateral (kick failed), 21-48

Scoring UM - Vereb 15 yd run (kick failed), 6-0 OU - McDonald 4 yd run (Pricer kick), 6-7 OU - O’Neal 1 yd run (Pricer kick), 6-14 OU - Dodd 82 yd interception return (kick failed), 6-20

7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

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SYRACUSE OKLAHOMA

6 21

First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average

OU 12 44-152 93 4-3-0 48-245 2-1 3-35 8-37.0

SU 18 56-239 72 25-10-2 81-311 2-2 4-20 8-31.2

score by quarter Syracuse 0 Oklahoma 14

0 0

6 0

0 7

6 21

Scoring OU - Gautt 42 yd run (PAT failed), 0-6 OU - Coyle 79 yd pass from Hobby (PAT pass), 0-14 OU - Hobby 40 yd punt return (Hobby kick), 0-21 SU - Weber 15 yd run (Weber kick), 6-21 Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Gautt, 6-94 SU - Anderson, 12-58 Passing: OU - Hobby, 1-1-0-79 SU - Zimmerman, 22-10-1-72 Receiving: OU - Coyle, 1-79 SU - Stevens, 5-43 Game Summary Waiving the “no repeat rule” because of a new bowl contract, the Sooners played in their second consecutive Orange Bowl, defeating the Orangemen from Syracuse, 21-6. The Sooners were led by Prentice Gautt who scored the game’s first TD on the second play of the game with a 42-yard run. Gautt averaged an OU bowl-record 15.7-yards every time he touched the ball. It was the Sooners’ fourth straight Orange Bowl victory. Oklahoma ended the season ranked fifth in the nation, its only loss a one-pointer to Texas.


BOWL TRADITION 1965 * GATOR BOWL

Miami, Fla. (73,380)

Jacksonville, Fla. (50,408)

ALABAMA OKLAHOMA

17 0

OU 10 52-154 106 8-4-0 60-260 2-2 1-5 10-34.0

score by quarter Alabama 7 Oklahoma 0

7 0

3 0

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UA 15 50-174 86 17-9-1 67-260 1-1 1-12 8-40.5 0 0

FLORIDA STATE OKLAHOMA FSU 29 217 303 36-23-1 59-520 2-2 9-52 1-26.0

score by quarter Florida State 6 18 Oklahoma 7 0

17 0

24 26

OU 13 71 209 22-10-4 52-280 1-1 7-35 6-38.0

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6 6

score by quarter Tennessee 0 0 14 10 Oklahoma 7 12 0 7

36 19

Scoring FSU - Ehler 69 yd interception (PAT failed), 6-0 OU - Kennedy 1 yd run (Metcalf kick), 6-7 FSU - Biletnikoff 15 yd pass from Tensi (PAT failed), 12-7 FSU - Biletnikoff 14 yd pass from Tensi (PAT failed), 18-7 FSU - Biletnikoff 10 yd pass from Tensi (PAT failed), 24-7 OU - Pannell 2 yd run, (PAT failed), 24-13 FSU - Floyd 14 yd pass from Tensi (PAT failed), 30-13 OU - Hart 95 yd pass from Fletcher (PAT failed), 30-19 FSU - Biletnikoff 6 yd pass from Tensi (PAT failed), 36-19 Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Ringer, 7-41 FSU - Spooner, 27-125 Passing: OU - Fletcher, 7-3-0-117 FSU - Tensi, 36-23-4-303 Receiving: OU - Hart, 6-165 FSU - Biletnikoff, 13-192

UT 18 44-172 160 na 68-332 1-1 4-27 2-32 24 26

Scoring OU - Warmack 7 yd run (Vashon kick), 0-7 OU - Hinton 20 yd pass from Warmack (kick failed), 0-13 OU - Owens 1 yd run (PAT failed), 0-19 UT - Glover 36 yd interception return (Kremser kick), 7-19 UT - Fulton 5 yd run (Kremser kick), 14-19 UT - Kremser 26 yd field goal, 17-19 OU - Stephenson 25 yd interception (Vashon kick), 17-26 UT - Warren 1 yd run (Kremser kick), 24-26 Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Warmack, 17-81 UT - Chadwick, 12-72 Passing: OU - Warmack, 18-9-2-107 UT - Warren, 23-12-2-160 Receiving: OU - Hinton, 5-87 UT - Flowers, 4-59 Game Summary Oklahoma had won the Big Eight title in Chuck Fairbank’s first year as head coach. Although a slight underdog to the Vols, OU broke out to a 19-0 halftime lead. Tennessee came back to narrow the Sooner lead to 19-17 before Oklahoma defensive back Bob Stephenson picked off a pass and raced 24 yards to give OU an all important insurance TD. The Sooners desperately needed the insurance when Dewey Warren plowed in from a yard out. The Volunteers then missed a potential game-winning field goal as the gun went off.

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Game Summary Florida State used a sophisticated passing attack to win easily. To add insult to injury, four of the Seminoles’ TD passes were thrown on fourth-down plays. Four Oklahoma players had been found ineligible the night before the game because they had signed pro contracts which was in violation of NCAA rules. FSU wide receiver Fred Biletnikoff finished the game with 13 receptions for 192 yards and four TDs.

OU 18 50-203 107 18-9-3 68-310 0-0 2-10 5-47

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Game Summary It was Bud Wilkinson’s last bowl game. Paul “Bear” Bryant, coaching his alma mater, repeated his victory as the coach at Kentucky in the 1951 Sugar Bowl with a 17-0 triumph. LB Lee Roy Jordan, the MVP, and quarterback Joe Namath led the Crimson Tide to the victory. The Sooners had first and goal twice in the first half, but fumbles ended OU’s chances and the Sooners never really threatened again. The lone highlight for the Oklahoma team was a visit by President John F. Kennedy to the Sooners’ locker room. Although President Kennedy claimed neutrality, it was obvious by the grimace on his face he was backing the Oklahoma team.

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THE SOONERS

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Grisham, 28-107 UA - Versprille, 14-52 Passing: OU - Fletcher, 1-1-0-56 UA - Namath, 17-9-1-86 Receiving: OU - Bumgardner, 1-56 UA - Williamson, 4-58

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COACHING STAFF

Scoring UA - Williamson 25 yd pass from Namath (Davis kick), 7-0 UA - Clark 15 yd run (Davis kick), 14-0 UA - Davis 19 yd field goal, 17-0

6 6

Miami, Fla. (77,993)

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

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1968 * ORANGE BOWL

BOOMER S OONER

1963 * ORANGE BOWL

161 1950

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

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7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

BOWL TRADITION 1968 * BLUEBONNET BOWL

1970 * BLUEBONNET BOWL

Houston, Texas (53,543)

Houston, Texas (53,832)

SMU OKLAHOMA First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average score by quarter SMU 0 Oklahoma 7

OU 23 53-176 294 37-18-3 90-479 1-1 6-55 6-38.2

28 27 SMU 22 33-72 281 43-22-2 76-353 2-2 4-34 7-41.0

0 6 22 0 14 6

28 27

ALABAMA OKLAHOMA First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average

24 24

UA 21 43-229 199 27-14-0 70-428 2-1 7-50 4-37.0

score by quarter Alabama 7 7 Oklahoma 7 14

New Orleans, La. (84,031)

3 0

OU 19 60-349 66 7-5-0 67-415 3-2 3-42 5-37.0 7 3

24 24

Scoring OU - Pruitt 58 yd run (Derr kick), 0-7 UA - Moore 4 yd pass from Hunter (Clemmy kick), 7-7 OU - Pruitt 25 yd run (Derr kick), 7-14 UA - Bailey 5 yd pass from Hunter (Clemmy kick), 14-14 OU - Wylie 2 yd run (Derr kick), 14-21 UA - Clemmy 21 yd field goal, 17-21 UA - Hunter 25 yd pass from Musso (Clemmy kick), 24-21 OU - Derr 42 yd field goal, 24-24

Scoring OU - Warmack 8 yd run (Derr kick), 0-7 OU - Barr 21 yd pass from Owens (Derr kick), 0-14 SMU - Richardson 1 yd run (kick failed), 6-14 OU - Denton 22 yd pass from Ripley (Derr kick), 6-21 SMU - Richardson 18 yd run (Lesser kick), 13-21 SMU - Levias 11 yd pass from Hixson (Lesser kick), 20-21 SMU - Fleming 19 yd pass from Hixson (PAT good) , 28-21 OU - Barr 20 yd pass from Ripley (kick failed), 28-27

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Crosswhite, 20-111 UA - Musso, 27-138 Passing: OU - Mildren, 7-5-0-66 UA - Hunter, 26-13-1-174 Receiving: OU - Harrison, 2-45 UA - Bailey, 4-86

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Owens, 36-113 SMU - Richardson, 18-76 Passing: OU - Ripley, 22-10-2-153 SMU - Hixson, 43-22-2-281 Receiving: OU - Barr, 8-138 SMU - Levias, 8-112 Tackles: OU - Casteel, 12 SMU - Cormier, 14 Game Summary OU led 20-6 entering the fourth but SMU’s Chuck Hixson, passing for 281 yards, led a comeback that produced a 28-21 lead. OU, without injured QB Bob Warmack, narrowed the margin to one on a pass from Mickey Ripley, but missed a two-point conversion for the lead. One last chance came after recovering an onside kick but a field goal attempt from inside the SMU 30-yard line went wide as time expired.

Game Summary The emergence of the wishbone and Greg Pruitt were late-season developments that propelled OU to four wins in its last five games and a postseason invitation. The Sooners had switched to the wishbone and they were running it to perfection by the time the bowl game rolled around. The “bone” produced 349 yards rushing and touchdown runs of 58 and 25 yards by All-American Greg Pruitt, but the Sooners still needed a late field goal by Bruce Derr to forge the tie with the Crimson Tide.

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AUBURN OKLAHOMA First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average

22 40

OU 28 439 11 4-1-0 1-1 2-12 5-35.4

score by quarter Auburn 0 0 Oklahoma 19 12

AU 15 40 250 45-20-2 2-2 0-0 5-48.6

7 15 3 6

22 40

Scoring OU - Crosswhite 4 yd run (kick failed), 0-6 OU - Mildren 5 yd run (Carroll kick), 0-13 OU - Mildren 4 yd run (kick failed), 0-19 OU - Mildren 7 yd run (kick failed), 0-25 OU - Wylie 71 yd punt return (kick failed), 0-31 AU - Unger 1 yd run (Jett kick), 7-31 OU - Carroll 53 yd field goal, 7-34 AU - Unger 1 yd run (Jett kick), 14-34 OU - Pruitt 2 yd run (kick failed), 14-40 AU - Cannon 11 yd pass from Sullivan (Beck run), 22-40 Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Mildren, 30-149 AU - Unger, 6-38 Passing: OU - Mildren, 4-1-0-11 AU - Sullivan, 44-20-1-250 Receiving: OU - Chandler, 1-11 AU - Beasley, 6-117 Tackles: OU - Selmon, Driscoll 7 AU - Yearout, 16 Game Summary OU had lost only one game, the “Game of the Century” to Nebraska on Thanksgiving Day. Auburn featured Heisman Trophy winner Pat Sullivan. It was run versus pass, with OU’s runners prevailing. The Sooners roared to a 31-0 halftime lead and amassed 439 yards rushing by game’s end, a new Oklahoma and Sugar Bowl record. QB Jack Mildren, playing in the final game of his brilliant college career, scored a Sugar Bowl record three times. OU finished second in the polls to Nebraska with another Big Eight team, Colorado, finishing third.


BOWL TRADITION 1976 * ORANGE BOWL

New Orleans, La. (72,316)

1976 * FIESTA BOWL

Miami, Fla. (80,307)

PENN STATE OKLAHOMA

0 14

Tucson, Ariz. (46,315)

MICHIGAN OKLAHOMA

6 14

OU 20 76-278 175 12-7-0 88-453 8-5 3-55 8-32.7

PSU 11 28-50 147 31-12-1 59-197 6-4 3-15 10-42.9

First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average

OU 16 65-282 63 5-3-0 70-345 4-1 9-40 9-34.9

UM 12 52-169 33 30-2-3 72-202 1-0 5-26 10-38.6

score by quarter Penn State 0 Oklahoma 7

0 0

0 0

score by quarter Michigan 0 Oklahoma 0

0 7

6 7

0 7

0 14

6 14

Scoring OU - Brooks 39 yd run (DiRienzo kick), 0-7 OU - Davis 9 yd run (DiRienzo kick), 0-14 UM - Bell 2 yd run (kick failed), 6-14

0 6

0 7 7 14

7 41

Scoring OU - Peacock 3 yd run (von Schamann kick), 0-7 OU - Ivory 4 yd run (von Schamann kick), 0-14 OU - von Schamann 32 yd field goal, 0-17 OU - von Schamann 50 yd field goal, 0-20 OU - Peacock 15 yd run (von Schamann kick), 0-27 OU - Cumby 4 yd run (von Schamann kick), 0-34 OU - Shepard 8 yd run (von Schamann kick), 0-41 UW - Jones 1 yd run (Christopulos kick), 7-41 Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Shepard, 7-85 UW - Jones, 14-68 Passing: OU - Blevins, 3-2-0-14 UW - Clayton, 14-5-4-54 Receiving: OU - Hatcher, 2-14 UW - Howard, 3-45 Tackles: OU - Reese, 7 UW - Coleman, 8 Game Summary This was a mismatch that was decided early on as Oklahoma rolled up almost 500 yards in total offense and cruised to an easy victory. The Sooners led 27-0 at the third quarter mark before the reserves added two more scores in the fourth period. OU did not punt the entire game, the only time in Sooner bowl history that had happened.

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*Note that this Sugar Bowl game was played on December 31, 1972 instead of the traditional New Years Day.

score by quarter Wyoming 0 Oklahoma 14

UW 14 42-153 51 19-6-5 61-204 5-1 4-30 5-25.2 27:42 9-15

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Game Summary Played for the first time on New Year’s Eve, the Sugar Bowl brought the Big Eight Champion Sooners to do battle with Joe Paterno’s fifthranked Nittany Lions. The Sooner defense posted a shutout while allowing only 11 first downs and 49 yards rushing the entire game. It was the first year that freshmen were eligible and Sooner wide receiver Tinker Owens celebrated with five catches, good for 132 yards and one touchdown. It was also the last game for Sooner head coach Chuck Fairbanks who left for the NFL the following spring.

Game Summary It was Oklahoma’s first bowl trip under legendary head coach Barry Switzer and a storybook setting. Ohio State, the No. 1-ranked team in the country, had lost in the Rose Bowl earlier in the afternoon. The upset gave the Sooners an opportunity to win the national championship if they could beat the Michigan Wolverines coached by Bo Schembechler. A 39-yard end around by Billy Brooks and a nine-yard keeper by Steve Davis were enough for a 14-6 victory and a fifth national championship.

OU 24 74-415 23 5-3-0 79-438 6-3 2-20 0-0 32:18 11-20

THE SOONERS

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Washington, 17-73 UM - Leach, 13-62 Passing: OU - Davis, 5-3-0-63 UM - Leach, 15-2-3-30 Receiving: OU - Owens, 3-63 UM - Bell, 1-17

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Pruitt, 21-86 PSU - Nagle, 10-22 Passing: OU - Robertson, 6-3-0-88 PSU - Hufnagel, 31-12-1-147 Receiving: OU - Owens, 5-132 PSU - Scott, 3-59 Tackles: OU - Lucious Selmon, 7 PSU - Skorupan, 13

First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average Time of Possession Third Down Conv.

COACHING STAFF

Scoring OU - Owens 27 yd pass from Robertson (Fulcher kick), 7-0 OU - Crosswhite 1 yd run (Fulcher kick), 14-0

0 0

7 41

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

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WYOMING OKLAHOMA

BOOMER S OONER

1972 * SUGAR BOWL*

163 1950

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

BOWL TRADITION 1978 * ORANGE BOWL

1979 * ORANGE BOWL

Miami, Fla. (69,500)

Miami, Fla. (66,635)

ARKANSAS OKLAHOMA First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average

OU 14 49-230 80 14-7-0 63-310 4-3 5-25 5-44.4

score by quarter Arkansas 14 Oklahoma 0

0 10 0 0

1980 * ORANGE BOWL

31 6 ARK 15 60-317 90 12-7-1 72-407 2-1 7-50 4-40.5 7 6

31 6

Scoring ARK - Sales 1 yd run (Little kick), 7-0 ARK - Sales 4 yd run (Little kick), 14-0 ARK - Calcagni 1 yd run (Little kick), 21-0 ARK - Little 32 yd field goal, 24-0 OU - Hicks 8 yd pass from Blevins (kick failed), 24-6 ARK - White 20 yd run (Little kick), 31-6

Game Summary Called by Barry Switzer, “the most disappointing loss of my career,” OU was a victim of one of the biggest upsets in bowl history. When Notre Dame downed Texas in the Cotton Bowl, OU was in the running for a national championship. A big win over Arkansas might impress the voters and secure the crown for the Sooners. As a result, Switzer went against his own strategy by choosing to receive the opening kickoff rather than play defense. OU fumbled inside its own 10 on the third play of the game and Arkansas immediately scored for a lead it never relinquished.

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NEBRASKA OKLAHOMA First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average Third Down Conv. Sacks By-Yards score by quarter Nebraska 7 Oklahoma 7

NU 27 54-217 220 31-18-2 85-437 0-0 8-96 2-37.5 8-18 1-1

24 31 OU 17 53-292 47 3-2-0 56-339 1-1 6-50 3-39.3 7-12 1-5

0 3 14 7 17 0

24 31

Scoring NU - Smith 21 yd pass from Sorley (Todd kick) , 7-0 OU - Sims 3 yd run (von Schamann kick), 7-7 OU - Lott 3 yd run (von Schamann kick), 7-14 OU - Sims 11 yd run (von Schamann kick), 7-21 OU - von Schamann 26 yd field goal, 7-24 NU - Todd 31 yd field goal, 10-24 OU - Lott 2 yd run (von Schamann kick), 10-31 NU - Berns 1 yd run (Todd kick), 17-31 NU - Miller 2 yd pass from Sorley (Todd kick) , 24-31

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Peacock, 15-117 ARK - Sales, 22-205 Passing: OU - Lott, 7-4-0-42 ARK - Calgagni, 11-7-1-90 Receiving: OU - Rhodes, 3-46 ARK - Sales, 4-52 Tackles: OU - Kinlaw, 11 ARK - Jackson, 7

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Miami, Fla. (66,714)

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Sims, 25-134 NU - Berns, 19-99 Passing: OU - Lott, 3-2-0-47 NU - Sorley, 31-18-2-220 Receiving: OU - Rhodes, 1-38 NU - Smith, 3-62 Tackles: OU - Kinlaw, 11 NU - Andrews, 9 Game Summary A truly amazing turn of events produced a rematch after Nebraska’s victory in November. The Sooners, ranked No. 1 with one loss, had lost a heartbreaker to the Cornhuskers, 17-14, on a late fumble at the NU three-yard line. When the Huskers were upset the following week by Missouri, producing a Big Eight Championship tie, the Orange Bowl officials came up with the idea of a rematch, much to the Sooners’ joy and the Huskers’ shock. It went as predicted: an Oklahoma victory.

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FLORIDA STATE OKLAHOMA First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average Third Down Conv. Sacks By-Yards

FSU 11 35-82 100 27-8-3 62-182 1-0 4-20 9-42.2 6-15 0-0

score by quarter Florida State 7 0 Oklahoma 0 17

0 0

7 24 OU 22 59-411 36 4-2-0 63-447 5-4 3-28 4-25.0 9-15 1-4 0 7

7 24

Scoring FSU - Whitting 1 yd run (Chappelen kick), 7-0 OU - Watts 61 yd run (Keeling kick), 7-7 OU - Wilson 5 yd run (Keeling kick), 7-14 OU - Keeling 24 yd field goal, 7-17 OU - Sims 22 yd run (Keeling kick), 7-24 Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Sims, 24-164 FSU - Lyles, Whiting, 13-40 Passing: OU - Watts, 4-2-0-36 FSU - Jordan, 16-6-1-76 Receiving: OU - Nixon, 2-36 FSU - King, Childers, 2-24 Tackles: OU - Cumby, 9 FSU - Herring, 16 Game Summary The Big Eight Champion Sooners met an undefeated Florida State team on New Year’s night. After the Seminoles took a 7-0 first-quarter lead, OU unleashed 17 second-quarter points to take the lead for good. J.C. Watts was named Orange Bowl MVP on offense. He scored on a 61-yard option play and rushed for more than 100 yards. Bud Hebert, who recorded three interceptions, earned the award on defense. Billy Sims wrapped up his brilliant collegiate career scoring on a 22-yard pitch from Watts. Oklahoma finished third in the country and won the Orange Bowl for the third time in five tries under Switzer. The Seminoles crossed midfield only two times after the first quarter and never passed the 35-yard line.


BOWL TRADITION 1981 * SUN BOWL

Miami, Fla. (71,043)

El Paso, Texas (33,816)

FLORIDA STATE OKLAHOMA

score by quarter Oklahoma 0 Florida State 0

3 7

7 3

FSU 23 60-212 51 15-11-0 75-263 1-0 5-58 4-42.5 8-17 8 7

HOUSTON OKLAHOMA First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average Third Down Conv. score by quarter Houston 0 Oklahoma 7

18 17

Scoring FSU - Williams 10 yd run (Capece kick), 0-7 OU - Keeling 53 yd field goal, 3-7 OU - Overstreet 4 yd run (Keeling kick), 10-7 FSU - Capece 19 yd field goal, 10-10 FSU - Recovered fumble in OU end zone (Capece kick), 10-17 OU - Rhodes 11 yd pass from Watts (Valora pass from Watts), 18-17

14 40

UH 26 59-157 228 29-18-1 88-385 4-3 2-27 6-37.0 7-16 7 0

OU 15 54-409 2 5-1-1 59-407 2-1 7-48 5-38.6 3-11

0 7 3 30

14 40

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Watts, 25-48 FSU - Williams, 19-99 Passing: OU - Watts, 12-7-0-128 FSU - Stockstill, 15-11-0-51 Receiving: OU - Rhodes, 2-53 FSU - Williams, 2-27 Tackles: OU - Coast, 15 FSU - Piurowski, 12

score by quarter Arizona State 0 11 Oklahoma 7 6

OU 19 63-417 40 10-4-1 73-457 6-4 8-68 4-29.5 29:29 9-19 4-6

7 14 8 0

32 21

Scoring OU - Wilson 1 yd run (Keeling kick), 0-7 ASU - Zendejas 32 yd field goal, 3-7 ASU - Phelps safety in end zone, 5-7 ASU - Zendejas 22 yd field goal, 8-7 OU - Wilson 1 yd run (rush PAT no good), 8-13 ASU - Zendejas 54 yd field goal, 11-13 ASU - Clark 15 yd run (Zendejas kick), 18-13 OU - Sims 19 yd run (Phelps to Fontenette), 18-21 ASU - Moore 1 yd run (Zendejas kick), 25-21 ASU - Brown 52 yd pass from Hons (Zendejas kick), 32-21 Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Dupree, 17-242 ASU - Moore, 20-64 Passing: OU - Phelps, 10-4-1-40 ASU - Hons, 35-17-2-329 Receiving: OU - Lewis, 2-23 ASU - Moore, 3-88 Tackles: OU - Sanders, 11 ASU - Richardson, 15 Game Summary The magic of Marcus Dupree ran out as the Sun Devils rallied for 14 fourth-quarter points to win the first meeting between the two. Dupree ran wild early, amassing 239 yards before recurrent leg injuries forced him out in the third quarter. The turning point came when Oklahoma punter Michael Keeling could not get his punt away and was forced to throw an illegal pass. The Devils took over at the OU 43 and later scored when Darryl Clack raced 15 yards for at TD.

HISTORY

Game Summary A season that produced four losses for Oklahoma ended on a bright note with an easier than anticipated 40-14 victory over Houston. MVP Darrell Shepard, who began his career at the UH, scored two touchdowns against his former team. The Sooners scored 30 fourthquarter points to turn a seat squirmer into a rout. Freshman Fred Sims rolled up 181 yards rushing in the game after rushing for just 179 in the regular season.

ASU 25 43-100 329 35-17-2 78-429 3-0 7-64 6-43.5 30:31 6-15 0-0

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Game Summary This contest featured a rematch with a great deal more excitement as OU turned to a foreign weapon, the pass, to notch its third straight Orange Bowl win. QB J.C. Watts was chosen MVP and with good reason. The Seminoles used a fourth-quarter TD to break a 10-10 tie and seemingly gain control. OU was forced to start deep in its own territory after the kickoff with little time left. Watts went to work and passed the Sooners to the 11-yard line where he hit Steve Rhodes with a TD strike to pull the Sooners to within one with less than a minute to go. Watts then proceeded to hit tight end Forrest Valora for the two-point conversion that gave the Sooners their ninth Orange Bowl victory, including three in the last four years. Oklahoma finished ranked No. 3 in the nation.

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Sims, 15-181 UH - Polk, 19-74 Passing: OU - Shepard, 5-1-1-2 UH - Wilson, 28-11-1-216 Receiving: OU - Ross, 1-2 UH - Durham, 1-60 Tackles: OU - Benson, 10 UH - Turner, 13

First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average Time of Possession Third Down Conv. Sacks By-Yards

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Scoring OU - Shepard 34 yd run (Keeling kick), 0-7 UH - Wilson 1 yd run (Clendenen kick), 7-7 OU - Keeling 32 yd field goal, 7-10 OU - Shepard 1 yd run (Keeling kick), 7-17 OU - Keeling 49 yd field goal, 7-20 OU - Sims 30 yd run (Keeling kick), 7-27 UH - Jordan 6 yd run (Clendenen kick), 14-27 OU - Mills 2 yd run (kick failed), 14-33 OU - Truit 28 yd interception return (Keeling kick), 14-40

ARIZONA STATE OKLAHOMA

COACHING STAFF

OU 18 55-156 128 12-7-0 67-284 7-5 4-32 2-37.0 8-16

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Tempe, Ariz. (70,553)

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

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1983 * FIESTA BOWL

BOOMER S OONER

1981 * ORANGE BOWL

165 1950

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

BOWL TRADITION 1985 * ORANGE BOWL

1986 * ORANGE BOWL

Miami, Fla. (56,294)

Miami, Fla. (74,178)

WASHINGTON OKLAHOMA First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average Time of Possession Third Down Conv.

28 17

UW 17 43-192 119 21-9-3 64-311 3-1 5-25 6-37.7 28:56 3-13

score by quarter Washington 14 0 Oklahoma 0 14

1987 * ORANGE BOWL

OU 17 54-162 124 21-6-1 75-286 6-2 8-60 7-34.6 31:04 6-18

0 14 0 3

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Scoring UW - Greene 29 yd pass from Siruco (Jaeger kick), 7-0 UW - Robinson 1 yd run (Jaeger kick), 14-0 OU - Bradley 1 yd run (Lashar kick), 14-7 OU - Shepard 61 yd pass from Bradley (Lashar kick), 14-14 OU - Lashar 35 yd field goal, 14-17 UW - Pattison 12 yd pass from Millen (Jaeger kick), 21-17 UW - Fenney 6 yd run (Jaeger kick), 28-17

PENN STATE OKLAHOMA First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average Time of Possession Third Down Conv. Sacks By-Yards

10 25

PSU 14 36-103 164 34-18-4 70-267 2-1 6-49 6-46.3 31:23 7-15 0-0

score by quarter Penn State 7 3 Oklahoma 0 16

0 3

OU 12 52-228 91 6-3-0 58-319 5-1 7-45 5-42.6 28:37 5-16 2-10 0 6

10 25

Scoring PSU - Manoa 1 yd run (Manca kick), 7-0 OU - Lashar 26 yd field goal, 7-3 OU - Jackson 71 yd pass from Holieway (Lashar kick), 7-10 OU - Lashar 31 yd field goal, 7-13 OU - Lashar 21 yd field goal, 7-16 PSU - Manca 27 yd field goal, 10-16 OU - Lashar 22 yd field goal, 10-19 OU - Carr 61 yd run (kick failed), 10-25

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Carr, 10-63 UW - Robinson, 28-135 Passing: OU - Bradley, 21-6-1-124 UW - Sircuro, 17-7-3-78 Receiving: OU - Shepard, 3-87 UW - Greene, 4-97 Tackles: OU - Brown, Reed, 6 UW - Kelly, 11 Game Summary Brigham Young was No. 1 in the polls, but Sooner head coach Barry Switzer had argued that the Sooners should be No. 1 because of a tougher schedule. A win over a fine Husky team would solidify that claim. However, Washington refused to cooperate and turned a 17-14 fourthquarter deficit into a 28-17 triumph. The game was marked by a bizarre incident when, after an Oklahoma field goal, the Sooner Schooner raced onto the field as called for by tradition. The only problem was the drivers apparently had not received the proper permission for the trip. The team was penalized 15 yards and the loss of the three points.

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Carr, 19-148 PSU - Dozier, 12-39 Passing: OU - Holieway, 6-3-0-91 PSU - Knizner, 11-8-1-90 Receiving: OU - Jackson, 2-83 PSU - Dimidio, 6-50 Tackles: OU - Bosworth, 13 PSU - Alexander, 9 Game Summary A swarming defense, a record field goal performance and two big plays helped the Oklahoma Sooners defeat Penn State to capture both the Orange Bowl and the program’s sixth national championship. Butkus Award winner Brian Bosworth had 13 solo tackles and the Oklahoma secondary picked off four Penn State passes to thwart any rallies. Tim Lashar booted an Orange Bowl record four field goals to give the Sooners an early lead. Lydell Carr and Keith Jackson then provided big plays, a 61-yard jaunt by Carr and a 71-yard pass play from Jamelle Holieway to Jackson.

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ARKANSAS OKLAHOMA First Down Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Loss Penalties-Yards Punts-Average Time of Possession Third Down Conv. Sacks By-Yards

ARK 17 45-48 192 33-16-5 81-240 2-0 3-25 9-41.1 35:29 8-18 7-51

8 42 OU 11 48-366 47 5-2-0 53-413 3-2 4-40 5-47.6 24:31 5-12 0-0

score by quarter Arkansas 0 0 0 8 Oklahoma 0 14 14 14

8 42

Scoring OU - Tillman 77 yd run (Lashar kick), 0-7 OU - Tillman 21 yd run (Lashar kick), 0-14 OU - Holieway 2 yd run (Lashar kick), 0-21 OU - Holieway 4 yd run (Lashar kick), 0-28 OU - Stafford 13 yd run (Lashar kick), 0-35 OU - Parham 49 yd run (Lashar kick), 0-42 ARK - Thomas 2 yd run (Shibest pass from Bland), 8-42 Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Tillman, 7-109 ARK - Thomas, 22-59 Passing: OU - Holieway, 3-2-0-47 ARK - Thomas, 26-13-4-129 Receiving: OU - Shepard, 1-36 ARK - Shibest, 4-83 Tackles: OU - Jones, 9 ARK - Atwater, 7 Game Summary After nine years, Barry Switzer avenged his most embarrassing loss, coaching Oklahoma to a 42-8 rout of Arkansas. LB Danté Jones, playing in place of All-American Brian Bosworth, led the defense which held the Hogs to just 48 rushing yards. Spencer Tillman gained 109 yards rushing on just seven carries. His totals included a 77-yard TD to give OU the early 7-0 lead. Todd Thomsen set an Orange Bowl record with five punts for a 47.6-yard average.


BOWL TRADITION 1989 * CITRUS BOWL

Miami, Fla. (74,760)

1991 * GATOR BOWL

Orlando, Fla. (53,571)

MIAMI OKLAHOMA

20 14

Jacksonville, Fla. (62,003)

CLEMSON OKLAHOMA

13 6

VIRGINIA OKLAHOMA

UM 15 38-72 209 30-18-1 68-281 0-0 8-85 6-44.7 32:08 9-18 1-5

First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average Time of Possession Third Down Conv. Sacks By-Yards

CU 12 48-187 57 11-5-0 59-244 1-0 7-76 7-44.3 29:30 6-15 0-0

OU 17 43-116 138 24-10-1 67-254 4-1 5-50 5-38.6 30:30 4-14 0-0

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score by quarter Miami 7 Oklahoma 0

0 10 7 0

3 7

score by quarter Oklahoma 3 Clemson 0

0 6

0 7

score by quarter Oklahoma 7 27 14 Virginia 0 7 0

20 14

3 0

6 13

Scoring OU - Lashar 35 yd field goal, 3-0 CU - Gardocki 20 yd field goal, 3-3 CU - Gardocki 46 yd field goal, 3-6 OU - Lashar 30 yd field goal, 6-6 CU - Allen 4 yd run (Seyle kick), 6-13 Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Perry, 12-52 CU - McFadden, 9-55 Passing: OU - Holieway, 24-10-1-138 CU - Williams, 11-5-0-57 Receiving: OU - Cabbiness, 3-78 CU - Allen, 4-47 Tackles: OU - Dillon, 11 CU - McDaniel, 11

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Scoring OU - Mickey 10 yd pass from Gundy (Blanton kick), 7-0 OU - Gaddis 2 yd run (Blanton kick), 14-0 OU - Gaddis 8 yd run (Blanton kick), 21-0 OU - Jones 4 yd blocked punt (Blanton kick), 28-0 OU - Mickey 13 yd pass from Gundy (kick blocked), 34-0 UVA - Davis 22 yd pass from Blundin (Husted kick), 34-7 OU - Rasheed 7 yd run (Blanton kick), 41-7 OU - Gaddis 7 yd run (Blanton kick), 48-7 UVA - Tomlin 23 yd pass from Blundin (Husted kick), 48-14 Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Gaddis, 20-104 UVA - Kirby, 13-66 Passing: OU - Gundy, 31-25-0-324 UVA - Blundin, 26-12-1-142 Receiving: OU - Warren, 5-110 UVA - Mundy, 3-44 Tackles: OU - Wilson, 8 UVA - Lewis, 15 Game Summary Cale Gundy unleashed one of the greatest passing efforts in school history as Oklahoma crushed Virginia, 48-14. Gundy was 25-of-31, including 11 straight completions, for 329 yards and two TDs. The Sooners scored touchdowns on four of their first five possessions to put the game out of reach before halftime. The OU defense never allowed the Cavaliers inside the 20. The 48 points tied the OU bowl game record (48-21 over Duke in the ‘58 Orange Bowl).

HISTORY

Game Summary The Sooners’ hopes of winning their seventh national championship were put to rest by Miami, 20-14. The Hurricanes took the opening kickoff and moved 65 yards in eight plays for a 7-0 lead, then never looked back. The Sooner offense, which led the nation in six categories, was held to only 179 rushing yards and 255 overall. Late in the fourth quarter, the Sooners scored on a 29-yard fumblerooski which gave the Oklahoma faithful a flicker of hope. The Hurricane defenders blew it out when they sacked quarterback Charles Thompson and caused a fumble to ensure the victory.

Game Summary After a dry three quarters and the score deadlocked at 6-6, Clemson held off a late Sooner rally to post a 13-6 victory and give the ACC its first victory over the Sooners in 16 tries. On the Sooners’ last possession, OU took the ball over on its own 20 with 2:59 left on the clock. QB Jamelle Holieway, playing in his final game, scampered 11 yards on a fourth down to keep the drive alive. Holieway then completed passes of five, seven, four, 12, seven, 12 and 13 yards, to get OU inside the Tiger 14 with 12 seconds remaining. Two desperation heaves by Holieway dropped incomplete to end all Oklahoma hopes.

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Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Collins, 10-50 UM - Williams, 19-41 Passing: OU - Thompson, 12-4-0-56 UM - Walsh, 30-18-1-209 Receiving: OU - Jackson, 3-45 UM - Bratton, 9-102 Tackles: OU - Reed, 9 UM - Clark, 14

UVA 13 26-101 142 29-12-1 55-243 4-1 6-48 8-34.8 22:06 2-12 0-0

THE SOONERS

Scoring UM - Bratton 30 yd pass from Walsh (Cox kick), 7-0 OU - Stafford 1 yd run (Lashar kick), 7-7 UM - Cox 56 yd field goal, 10-7 UM - Irvin 23 yd pass from Walsh (Cox kick), 17-7 UM - Cox 48 yd field goal, 20-7 OU - Hutson 29 yd run (Lashar kick), 20-14

OU 36 51-261 357 36-27-0 87-618 1-1 12-128 3-40.3 37:54 8-14 1-9

COACHING STAFF

OU 13 53-179 76 13-5-0 66-255 4-2 5-39 8-39.0 27:52 6-18 1-5

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

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1988 * ORANGE BOWL

167 1950

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

BOWL TRADITION 1993 * JOHN HANCOCK BOWL

1994 * COPPER BOWL

El Paso, Texas (43,848)

TEXAS TECH OKLAHOMA First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average Time of Possession Third Down Conv. Sacks By-Yards

score by quarter Texas Tech 0 3 Oklahoma 14 14

Tucson, Ariz. (45,122)

10 41

OU 21 50-177 215 26-15-1 76-392 4-2 9-65 7-48.3 35:22 4-11 1-5

TTU 18 33-116 199 37-19-4 70-315 0-0 6-65 7-42.6 24:38 6-17 6-31

7 0 0 13

10 41

Shreveport, La. (49,843)

BRIGHAM YOUNG OKLAHOMA First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average Time of Possession Third Down Conv. Sacks By-Yards

BYU 28 33-71 485 46-32-0 79-556 0 6-48 4-37.0 35:16 8-14 1-13

score by quarter BYU 7 10 Oklahoma 0 0

7 0

31 6

Game Summary QB Cale Gundy brilliantly guided Oklahoma’s offense and the Sooner defense slowed Doak Walker Award winner Bam Morris as OU claimed a 41-10 win. The Sooners scored the first two times they had the ball. Another Gundy TD pass boosted the lead to 21-3. Just over a minute later, the game MVP hit again and Oklahoma was cruising at halftime 28-3. Meanwhile, the nation’s second-leading rusher was held to just 95 yards by the Sooner defense.

UM 19 33-159 202 29-18-2 62-361 1-0 3-13 5-39.4 29:24 5-11 3-16

OU 27 23-91 390 54-39-1 77-481 3-3 4-35 1-10.0 30:36 7-13 3-24

7 6

score by quarter Ole Miss 7 14 0 Oklahoma 3 0 15

6 27 7 25

31 6

Game Summary After completing its worst regular season in 30 years, and playing under a head coach who had resigned, Oklahoma ended its season with a dismal 31-6 loss. The Sooners started reserve QB Terence Brown, who had completed one of three passes on the season. Season starter Garrick McGee had contracted spinal meningitis and was unable to play. OU’s defense surrendered 485 yards and four touchdowns through the air. BYU’s John Walsh set Copper Bowl records for completions (31) and TD passes (4). Sooner linebacker Broderick Simpson was Defensive Player of the Game with 13 tackles, a sack and a broken up pass.

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First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average Time of Possession Third Down Conv. Sacks By-Yards

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Moore, 9-41 BYU - Willis, 11-41 Passing: OU - Brown, 30-13-1-163 BYU - Walsh, 45-31-4-454 Receiving: OU - Hall, 5-75 BYU - Willis, 7-103 Tackles: OU - Simpson, 13 BYU - Cook, 8

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Moore, 15-85 TT - Morris, 27-95 Passing: OU - Gundy, 26-15-1-215 TT - Hall, 37-19-4-199 Receiving: OU - Warren, 4-93 TT - Mitchell, 6-87 Tackles: OU - Coats, 8 TT - Wright, Banks, 9

MISSISSIPPI OKLAHOMA

OU 16 33-72 163 30-13-1 63-235 0 7-44 8-37.1 24:44 3-13 1-3

Scoring BYU - Doman 7 yd pass from Walsh (Lauder kick), 7-0 BYU - Lauder 22 yd field goal, 10-0 BYU - Johnston 25 yd pass from Walsh (Lauder kick), 17-0 BYU - Johnston 4 yd pass from Walsh (Lauder kick), 24-0 OU - Moore 2 yd run (PAT failed), 24-6 BYU - Doman 28 yd pass from Walsh (Lauder kick), 31-6

Scoring OU - Chandler 2 yd run (Blanton kick), 7-0 OU - Brady 9 yd pass from Gundy (Blanton kick), 14-0 TT - Davis 22 yd field goal, 14-3 OU - Warren 34 yd pass from Gundy (Blanton kick), 21-3 OU - Brady 15 yd pass from Gundy (Blanton kick), 28-3 TT - Morris 2 yd run (Davis kick), 28-10 OU - Moore 32 yd run (Blanton kick), 35-10 OU - Moore 6 yd run (no PAT attempt), 41-10

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Scoring UM - McAllister 25 yd pass from Miller (Binkley kick), 7-0 OU - Duncan 34 yd field goal, 7-3 UM - Bettis 9 yd pass from Miller (Binkley kick), 14-3 UM - McAllister 80 yd run (Binkley kick), 21-3 OU - Jackson 3 yd pass from Heupel (Duncan kick), 21-10 OU - Daniels 41 yd pass from Heupel (Hammons pass), 21-18 UM - Binkley 29 yd field goal, 24-18 OU - Griffin 17 yd pass from Heupel (Duncan kick), 24-25 UM - Binkley 39 yd field goal, 27-25 Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Griffin, 12-86 UM - McAllister, 17-121 Passing: OU - Heupel, 53-39-1-390 UM - Miller, 28-18-2-202 Receiving: OU - Daniels, 6-109 UM - McAllister, 3-55 Tackles: OU - Rideau, 7 UM - Taylor, Strong, 8 Game Summary In the final college game of the 20th century, Ole Miss topped Oklahoma in a thriller, 27-25. OU quarterback and game offensive MVP Josh Heupel set school and Independence Bowl records for attempts, completions and yards, and tied the record for touchdowns. Jarrail Jackson tied the Independence Bowl record for receptions with 10. Ole Miss’ Les Binkley kicked a 39-yard field goal for the win on the last play of the game.


BOWL TRADITION 2002 * COTTON BOWL

Miami, Fla. (76,835)

Dallas, Texas (72,955)

FLORIDA STATE OKLAHOMA

2 13

ARKANSAS OKLAHOMA First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average Time of Possession Third Down Conv. Sacks By-Yards

2 7

score by quarter Oklahoma 7 Arkansas 0

3 10

OU 11 34-56 175 32-24-0 66-231 2-1 9-76 9-34.9 33:34 6-18 9-55 0 0

3 0

ARK 6 42-37 13 13-2-1 55-50 1-1 6-54 8-40.5 26:26 1-14 4-27 0 3

10 3

Scoring OU - Hybl 1 yd run (Duncan kick, 7-0 OU - Duncan 32 yd field goal, 10-0 ARK - O’Donohoe 32 yd field goal, 10-3

Scoring OU - Duncan 27 yd field goal, 0-3 OU - Duncan 42 yd field goal, 0-6 OU - Griffin 10 yd run (Duncan kick), 0-13 FSU - Team safety, 2-13

score by quarter Oklahoma 3 14 Wash. State 0 0

WSU 11 21-4 239 34-17-2 55-243 3-1 9-52 6-46.0 22:46 2-11 3-27

3 14 0 14

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Scoring OU - DiCarlo 45 yd field goal, 3-0 OU - Savage 12 yd pass from Hybl (DiCarlo kick), 10-0 OU - Perkins 51 yd punt return (DiCarlo kick), 17-0 OU - DiCarlo 30 yd field goal, 20-0 OU - Fagan 9 yd pass from Hybl (DiCarlo kick), 27-0 WSU - Riley 37 yd pass from Gesser (Dunning kick), 27-7 OU - Griffin 19 yd run (DiCarlo kick), 34-7 WSU - Moore 89 yd kickoff return (Dunning kick), 34-14 Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Griffin, 30-162 WSU - Green, 8-45 Passing: OU - Hybl, 29-19-0-240 WSU - Gesser, 34-17-2-239 Receiving: OU - Peoples, 3-80 WSU - Riley, 9-139 Tackles: OU - Lehman, 6 WSU - Coleman, 10 Game Summary Oklahoma dominated the Pac 10 champs in the Sooners’ first trip to the Rose Bowl. OU’s defense logged six sacks and two interceptions to set the tone. Rose Bowl MVP Nate Hybl tossed two TD passes and Quentin Griffin rushed for 144 yards as the OU offense wore down the Cougars. Oklahoma became just the fourth school in college football history to win the four BCS games and the Cotton Bowl.

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

HISTORY

1950

Game Summary Arkansas’ defense played well, but few will remember. Oklahoma’s defense was that much better. The final statistics were as chilling and stark as the weather. The Razorbacks, who reached OU territory just two times the entire game, could muster only 13 passing yards on two completions while their rushing attempts (42) outnumbered their rushing yards (37). Sooner defenders tied a school and Cotton Bowl record with a whopping nine sacks. Late in the first quarter, Oklahoma set sail on a 13-play, 63-yard scoring drive that culminated in a oneyard sneak by quarterback Nate Hybl. Along the way, the Sooners converted two third downs and one fourth. The resulting touchdown and PAT made the rest of the afternoon academic. OU added a 32-yard field goal by Tim Duncan in the third frame to build a 10-0 advantage that felt like twice that given the play of the defense. Arkansas, aided by penalties, finally scratched out a field goal, but no serious threat to the outcome was ever mounted.

OU 19 46-146 240 29-19-0 75-386 2-1 4-28 5-29.0 37:14 9-20 6-59

SEASON REVIEW

Game Summary Top-ranked Oklahoma used a smothering defense to shut down the third-ranked Seminoles and Josh Heupel generated enough offense to lead OU to a perfect season. As the nation’s only unbeaten team, the Sooners were the unanimous winners of the AP media poll. They were automatically crowned national champions in the coaches’ poll under the Bowl Championship Series format. Led by Orange Bowl MVP Torrance Marshall, the Sooners time and again forced Florida State’s Chris Weinke into bad decisions. Tim Duncan kicked two field goals and Quentin Griffin scored the clinching touchdown on a 10-yard run up the middle with 8:30 to play. Florida State avoided its first shutout in 12 seasons when Stanford Samuels tackled OU punter Jeff Ferguson in the end zone for a safety with 55 seconds remaining.

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Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Griffin, 19-56 ARK - Holmes, 8-27 Passing: OU - Hybl, 32-24-0-175 ARK - Clark, 12-2-1-13 Receiving: OU - Norman, 7-74 ARK - Wilson, 1-7 Tackles: OU - Calmus, 10 ARK - Petty, Bua, 7.5

Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Griffin, 11-40 FSU - Minor, 13-20 Passing: OU - Heupel, 39-25-1-214 FSU - Weinke, 51-25-2-274 Receiving: OU - Norman, 3-49 FSU - Bell, 7-137 Tackles: OU - Thompson, 7 FSU - Allen, 12

WASHINGTON STATE OKLAHOMA

COACHING STAFF

OU 12 36-56 214 39-25-1 75-270 2-1 7-45 8-41.1 36:33 7-19 1-2 2 13

Pasadena, Calif. (86,848)

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

FSU First Downs 14 Rushes-Yards 17-27 Passing Yards 274 Passes-Comp-Int 52-25-2 Plays-Yards 69-301 Fumbles-Lost 3-1 Penalties-Yards 6-38 Punts-Average 10-44.7 Time of Possession 23:27 Third Down Conv. 1-15 Sacks By-Yards 2-13 score by quarter Florida State 0 0 0 Oklahoma 3 0 3

2003 * ROSE BOWL

BOOMER S OONER

2001 * ORANGE BOWL

169 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

BOWL TRADITION 2004* SUGAR BOWL

2005* ORANGE BOWL

New Orleans, La. (79,342)

Miami, Fla. (32,191)

LOUISIANA STATE OKLAHOMA First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Passes-Comp-Int Plays-Yards Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average Time of Possession Third Down Conv. Sacks By-Yards score by quarter LSU 7 Oklahoma 0

LSU 13 40-159 153 24-14-2 64-312 1-1 8-65 8-34.0 31:19 6-17 5-46 7 7

7 0

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score by quarter Oklahoma 7 3 0 USC 14 24 10

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Scoring LSU - Green 24 yd run (Gaudet kick), 7-0 OU - K. Jones 1 yd run (DiCarlo kick), 7-7 LSU - Vincent 18 yd run (Gaudet kick), 14-7 LSU - Spears 20 yd interception return (Gaudet kick), 21-7 OU - K. Jones 1 yd run (DiCarlo kick), 21-14 Statistics Leaders Rushing: LSU - Vincent, 16-117 OU - K. Jones, 20-59 Passing: LSU - Mauck, 22-13-2-124-0 OU - White, 37-13-2-102-0 Receiving: LSU - Clayton, 4-38 OU - Clayton, 4-32 Tackles: LSU - Turner, 9 OU - Strait, 11 Game Summary Riding its defense, LSU won the BCS title, 2114. Oklahoma entered the game as the naton’s top scoring offense, but struggled against the Tigers. The OU defense gave a good account too, surrendering 64 of LSU’s 312 total yards on a non-scoring run on the Tigers’ first snap. Still, it was the LSU defenders who stole the show. DE Marcus Spears returned an interception 20 yards for a TD on the first series of the second half and seemingly opened the floodgates. But OU stiffened and got its running game untracked. After pulling within seven at 21-14, the Sooners made another push to the LSU 12, but missed on four straight pass attempts, the last one with just 2:46 left. The crowd was the largest ever to see a sporting event in the Louisiana Superdome.

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San Diego, Calif. (65,416)

SOUTHERN CAL OKLAHOMA

OU 12 33-52 102 37-13-2 70-154 2-0 11-70 8-45.9 28:41 4-15 5-12

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OU 19 40-151 244 36-24-3 76-372 3-2 3-30 4-44.5 35:06 8-17 1-9

55 19 USC 19 28-208 332 35-18-0 63-525 1-0 9-75 4-43.5 24:54 6-14 2-20 9 7

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Scoring OU - Wilson five yd pass from White (Hartley kick), 7-0 USC - Byrd 33 yd pass from Leinart (Killeen kick), 7-7 USC - White 6 yd run (Killeen kick), 7-14 USC - Jarrett 54 yd pass from Leinart (Killeen kick), 7-21 USC - Smith 5 yd pass from Leinart (Killeen kick), 7-28 OU - Hartley 29 yd field goal, 10-28 USC - Smith 33 yd pass from Leinart (Killeen kick), 10-35 USC - Killeen 44 yd field goal, 10-38 USC - Smith 4 yd pass from Leinart (Killeen kick), 10-45 USC - Killeen 42 yd field goal), 10-48 USC - White 8 yd run (Killeen kick), 10-55 OU - Team safety, 12-55 OU - Wilson 9 yd pass from White (Hartley kick), 19-55 Statistics Leaders Rushing: OU - Peterson, 25-82 USC - White, 15-118 Passing: OU - White, 36-24-3-244-2 USC - Leinart, 35-18-0-332-5 Receiving: OU - Wilson, 7-59 USC - Smith, 7-113 Tackles: OU - Pool, 7 USC - Tatupu, 12 Game Summary USC didn’t need any help, but Oklahoma obliged anyway. The Trojans played a nearly flawless game, made even more so by five OU turnovers, and cruised to the BCS National Championship, 55-19.

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OREGON OKLAHOMA ORE First Downs 17 Rushes-Yardage 32-84 Passing Yards 243 Passes-Comp-Int 44-25-1 Plays-Yards 76-327 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Penalties-Yards 3-15 Punts-Average 8-45.1 Time of Possession 31:23 Third Down Conv. 6-18 Sacks By-Yards 0-0 score by quarter Oregon 7 0 0 Oklahoma 3 0 14

14 17 OU 19 40-132 229 30-17-1 70-361 2-1 10-70 7-37.9 28:37 6-16 3-19 7 0

14 17

Scoring OU - Hartley 34 yd field goal, 7-44 ORE - Williams, D. 5 yd run (Martinez,Paul kick), 12-79 OU - Runnels 17 yd pass from Bomar (Hartley kick), 4-53 OU - Jones, K. 8 yd run (Hartley kick), 9-74 ORE - Day 3 yd pass from Leaf (Martinez kick), 13-78 Statistics Leaders Rushing: ORE - Whitehead, 12-43 OU - Peterson, 24-80 Passing: ORE - Leaf, 14-24-1-236 OU - Bomar, 17-30-1-229 Receiving: ORE - Finley, 9-67 OU - Kelly, 7-79 Tackles: ORE - Trucks, 14 OU - Alexander, 9 Game Summary Oklahoma linebacker Clint Ingram made a leaping interception of Oregon quarterback Brady Leaf’s pass at the 10-yard line with 33 seconds left to preserve the Sooners’ 17-14 upset of the No. 6 Oregon Ducks. Rhett Bomar threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to fullback J.D. Runnels for a 10-7 Oklahoma lead with 9:20 to play in the third quarter. Late in the third, Adrian Peterson’s backup, Kejuan Jones, scored on an 8-yard run to make it 17-7. Peterson softened the Ducks with three bruising carries on the drive for 36 yards, including a 20-yard gain when he leveled safety J.D. Nelson.


63 NATIONAL AWARD WINNERS 2003 1978 1969 1952

Outland Trophy Outstanding Interior Lineman awarded by Football Writers Association Jammal Brown, Offensive Tackle, Lawton, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Greg Roberts, Offensive Guard, Nacogdoches, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978 Lee Roy Selmon, Tackle, Eufaula, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 J.D. Roberts, Guard, Dallas, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1953 Jim Weatherall, Tackle, White Deer, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951

2003 2001 1986 1985

Jim Thorpe Award Outstanding Defensive Back awarded by Jim Thorpe Association Derrick Strait, Cornerback, Austin, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Roy Williams, Safety, Union City, Calif. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Rickey Dixon, Safety, Dallas, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Bronko Nagurski Award Defensive Player of the Year awarded by Charlotte Touchdown Club Derrick Strait, Cornerback, Austin, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Roy Williams, Safety, Union City, Calif. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001

Davey O’Brien Award Outstanding Quarterback awarded by Davey O’ Brien Foundation Jason White, Quarterback, Tuttle, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Jason White, Quarterback, Tuttle, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003

Outstanding Lineman of the Year Tony Casillas, Noseguard, Tulsa, Okla. (UPI) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Granville Liggins, Noseguard, Tulsa, Okla. (UPI) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bob Harrison, Center, Samford, Texas (UPI) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jerry Tubbs, Center, Breckenridge, Texas (UPI) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Max Boydston, End, Muskogee, Okla. (Washington TD Club) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kurt Burris, Center, Muskogee, Okla. (Philadelphia Sports Writers) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . J.D. Roberts, Guard, Dallas, Texas (AP, UPI, Fox Movietime News) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1985 1967 1958 1956 1954 1954 1953

NCAA Top Six Award Anthony Phillips, Offensive Guard, Tulsa, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Keith Jackson, Tight End, Little Rock, Ark. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Chevrolet ABC Offensive Player of the Year Jack Mildren, Quarterback, Abilene, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971 Chevrolet ABC Defensive Player of the Year Teddy Lehman, Linebacker, Fort Gibson, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Lucious Selmon, Noseguard, Eufaula, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973 Helms & Citizens Savings Athletic Found. (Player of the Year) Billy Sims, Halfback, Hooks, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978 Steve Owens, Tailback, Miami, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969 Kurt Burris, Center, Muskogee, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954 Helms & Citizens Savings Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame Greg Pruitt, Halfback, Houston, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Jim Weatherall, Tackle, White Deer, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Buddy Burris, Guard, Muskogee, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969 Helms & Citizens Savings Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame Bennie Owen, Head Coach (1905-26) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969 Bud Wilkinson, Head Coach (1947-63) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969 New York Athletic Club Defensive Back of the Year Zac Henderson, Free Safety, Burkburnett, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977

Maxwell Memorial Award College Player of the Year awarded by Maxwell Football Club Jason White, Quarterback, Tuttle, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Tommy McDonald, Halfback, Albuquerque, N.M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1956

National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame Joe Washington, Running Back, Port Arthur, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tony Casillas, Noseguard, Tulsa, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Keith Jackson, Tight End, Little Rock, Ark. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barry Switzer, Head Coach (1973-88) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kurt Burris, Center-Linebacker, Muskogee, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Greg Pruitt, Halfback, Houston, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jerry Tubbs, Center, Breckenridge, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Billy Sims, Halfback, Hooks, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . J.D. Roberts, Guard, Dallas, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jim Weatherall, Tackle, White Deer, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Steve Owens, Tailback, Miami, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lee Roy Selmon, Defensive Tackle, Eufaula, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Roland “Waddy” Young, End, Ponca City, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tommy McDonald, Halfback, Albuquerque, N.M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jim Owens, End, Oklahoma City, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Billy Vessels, Halfback, Cleveland, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Forest “Spot” Geyer, Fullback, Norman, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bud Wilkinson, Head Coach (1947-63) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Claude Reeds, Fullback, Norman, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bennie Owen, Head Coach (1905-26) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Walter Camp Trophy College Player of the Year awarded by Walter Camp Football Foundation Josh Heupel, Quarterback, Aberdeen, S.D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Billy Sims, Halfback, Hooks, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Steve Owens, Tailback, Miami, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jerry Tubbs, Center, Breckenridge, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2000 1978 1969 1956

Mosi Tatupu Award Outstanding Special Teams Player awarded by Maui Quarterback Club J.T. Thatcher, Free Safety, Norman, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Associated Press Player of the Year Jason White, Quarterback, Tuttle, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Josh Heupel, Quarterback, Aberdeen, S.D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000

2005 2004 2001 2001 2000 1999 1996 1995 1993 1992 1991 1988 1986 1985 1982 1974 1973 1969 1961 1951

HISTORY

Washington, D.C., Player of the Year Joe Washington, Halfback, Port Arthur, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 Greg Pruitt, Halfback, Houston, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972

SEASON REVIEW

unitas Award Outstanding Senior Quarterback awarded by Johnny Unitas Foundation Jason White, Quarterback, Tuttle, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004

THE SOONERS

chuck bednarik Award Defensive Player of the Year awarded by Maxwell Football Club Teddy Lehman, Linebacker, Fort Gibson, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003

Football news freshman of the year Marcus Dupree, Tailback, Philadelphia, Miss. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982

COACHING STAFF

Vince Lombardi Award Outstanding Lineman awarded by Rotary Club of Houston Tommie Harris, Defensive Tackle, Killeen, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Tony Casillas, Noseguard, Tulsa, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 Lee Roy Selmon, Defensive Tackle, Eufaula, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975

CBS Player of the Year Josh Heupel, Quarterback, Aberdeen, S.D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000

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Dick Butkus Award Outstanding Linebacker awarded by Downtown Athletic Club of Orlando Teddy Lehman, Fort Gibson, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rocky Calmus, Jenks, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Bosworth, Irving, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Bosworth, Irving, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

The Sporting News Player of the Year Jason White, Quarterback, Tuttle, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Josh Heupel, Quarterback, Aberdeen, S.D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Tommy McDonald, Halfback, Albuquerque, N.M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1956

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Heisman Memorial Trophy College Player of the Year awarded by Downtown Athletic Club of New York City Jason White, Quarterback, Tuttle, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Billy Sims, Halfback, Hooks, Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Steve Owens, Tailback, Miami, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Billy Vessels, Halfback, Cleveland, Okla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

HEISMAN TROPHY WINNERS

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1952* HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER * BILLY VESSELS

1969* HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER * STEVE OWENS

Billy “Curly” Vessels was the man who started it all. The first Sooner to win college football’s most prestigious individual achievement award, Vessels led the Sooners to a 26-4-1 record during his tenure.

Oklahoma’s Steve Owens was a 6-2, 215-pound powerhouse from Miami, Okla., who ravaged defenses from 1967-69, setting four conference records of the day.

The 1950 Sooners, under the direction of head coach Bud Wilkinson, went 10-1 to give the Sooners their first of seven national championships. As a sophomore, Vessels started on the 1950 squad, scoring 15 touchdowns.

OU’s workhorse carried the ball 358 times in 1969 for 1,523 yards while scoring 23 touchdowns (another school record). Playing on a 1969 squad that had been hurt badly by graduation in 1968, Owens carried the load for the Sooner offense.

But Vessels’ most successful individual season came during his senior campaign when he won the Heisman Trophy. Vessels rushed for 1,072 yards on 167 carries and scored 17 touchdowns. Creating a new meaning for the word “versatile,” the Cleveland, Okla., slasher was part of every phase of the Sooner offensive attack. Vessels was even a threat from above. “Curly” connected on seven passes for two touchdowns in 1952. The 1952 Sooners went 8-1-1, finishing fourth in the nation, and won Oklahoma’s ninth conference title. OU opened with a 21-21 tie with Colorado and then reeled off five straight wins, averaging 46 points a game. OU dropped a 27-21 decision to Notre Dame and then finished strong by sweeping the last three games. In 1953, Vessels turned pro for the Edmonton Eskimos and won the Schenley Award as the top player in Canada. Vessels then served as an officer in the U.S. Army. Vessels was elected to the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame in 1974. CAREER statistics Year Att Yds 1950 152 938 1951 27 143 1952 167 1,072 Totals 346 2,153

Avg 6.1 5.3 6.4 6.3

TD 13 1 17 31

Rec 13 3 7 23

Yds 250 -3 165 412

TD 2 1 1 4

Owens had two 200-plus yard games while leading the Sooners to a 6-4 season. Spurred by Owens’ effort, Oklahoma averaged 28.5 points a game in 1969. The great career of Steve Owens left a mark on the OU record book. Owens holds five Sooner records. He is the school’s all-time leading scorer with 57 touchdowns during his career. Owens holds the record for the most carries in a game (55) and career (958). He finished his career with 4,041 yards on the ground, the third most in school history. Detroit drafted Owens in the first round. He was the first Lion to gain over 1,000 yards in a season and was an All-Pro selection in 1971 and 1972. In 1991, Owens was named to the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame and was the Walter Camp Foundation Alumnus of the Year. Owens was inducted into the Orange Bowl Hall of Honor in 1992. CAREER Statistics Year Att Yds 1967 207 869 1968 393 1,649 1969 358 1,523 Totals 958 4,041

Avg 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.3

TD 13 21 23 57

Rec 3 12 4 19

Yds 13 123 32 168

TD 0 0 0 0

1952 Heisman Trophy Voting Totals 1. Billy Vessels, Sr., RB, Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 525 Points (98 first-place votes, 91 second-place, 49 third-place votes)

1969 Heisman Trophy Voting Totals 1. Steve Owens, Sr., RB, Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,488 Points (294 first-place, 218 second-place, 170 third-place votes)

2. Jack Scarbaugh, Sr., QB, Maryland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. Paul Giel, Jr., TB, Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. Don Moomaw, Sr., LB, UCLA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. John Lattner, Jr. HB, Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. Paul Cameron, Jr., HB, UCLA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. Jim Sears, Sr., B, Southern Cal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8. Don McAuliffe, Sr., HB, Michigan State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9. Don Heinrich, Sr. QB, Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. Tom Catlin, Sr., C, Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2. Mike Phipps, Sr., QB, Purdue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,334 3. Rex Kearn, Jr., QB, Ohio State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 857 4. Archie Manning, Jr. QB, Ole Miss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 582 5. Mike Reid, Sr., DT, Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297 6. Mike McCoy, Sr., DT, Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 290 7. Jim Otis, Sr. FB, Ohio State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 8. Jim Plunkett, Jr., QB, Stanford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 9. Steve Kiner, Sr., LB, Tennessee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109 10. Jack Tatum, Jr., DB, Ohio State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105

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2003 * HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER * JASON WHITE

Billy Sims, a 6-0, 205-pound running back from Hooks, Texas, swept through defenses like a tornado flying across the Oklahoma landscape.

OU quarterback Jason White became the trigger man for the country’s most potent offensive attack. At a school where the points have flowed like an Oklahoma gusher, White led the OU team that outscored all of its predecessors (601 total points).

He set a Big Eight single-season rushing record in 1978 with 1,896 yards on 256 carries. Sims led the nation in rushing, averaging more than 7.0 yards per carry. He topped the 200-yard mark in four different games (a school best) during the 1978 season.

The Sooners rolled over Texas and the first five games of the conference schedule heading into the Nebraska game. Sims ran for 153 yards, but it was not enough as the Sooners fell, 17-14.

Sims is second in the OU record books for rushing yards in a season (1,896), most 200-yard games in a season (4) and a career (7). He finished his career with 4,118 yards and stands first on the all-time rushing list. Rec 0 0 0 1 1 2

Yds 0 0 0 35 42 77

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0

White returned for another season after his Heisman campaign and finished third in the voting. It was an unprecedented finish by one school when his teammate Adrian Peterson finished second. CAREER Statistics Year Comp Att Yds Int Pct 1999* 1 2 9 0 .500 2000 0 0 0 0 0 2001 73 113 681 3 .646 2002* 20 34 181 2 .588 2003 278 451 3,846 10 .616 2004 255 390 3,205 9 .654 Totals 627 990 7,922 24 .633 * injured and granted additional year of eligibility

TD 0 0 5 1 40 35 81

2003 Heisman Trophy Voting Totals 1. Jason White, Sr., QB, Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,481 Points (319 first-place, 204 second-place, 116 third-place votes)

2. Chuck Fusina, Sr., QB, Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750 3. Rick Leach, Sr., QB, Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 435 4. Charles White, Jr., TB, Southern California . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 354 5. Charles Alexander, Sr., TB, Louisiana State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 282 6. Ted Brown, Sr., RB, North Carolina State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 7. Steve Fuller, Sr., QB, Clemson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 8. Eddie Lee Ivery, Sr. RB, Georgia Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 9. Jack Thompson, Sr., QB, Washington State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 10. Jerry Robinson, Sr., LB, UCLA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70

2. Larry Fitzgerald, Sr., WR, Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,353 3. Eli Manning, Sr., QB, Mississippi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 710 4. Chris Perry, Sr., RB, Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 341 5. Darren Sproles, Sr., RB, Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134 6. Matt Leinart, So., QB, Southern Cal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127 7. Philip Rivers, Sr., QB, North Carolina State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 8. Mike Williams, So., WR, Southern Cal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 9. Ben Rothlisberger, Jr., QB, Miami (Ohio) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 10. B.J. Symons, Jr., QB, Texas Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

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1978 Heisman Trophy Voting Totals 1. Billy Sims, Jr., RB, Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 827 Points (151 first-place, 152 second-place, 70 third-place votes)

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CAREER Statistics Year Att Yds Avg TD 1975 15 95 6.3 2 1976* 3 44 14.6 0 1977 71 413 5.8 6 1978 256 1,896 7.4 22 1979 248 1,670 6.7 23 Totals 593 4,118 6.9 53 * injured and granted additional year of eligibility

The outpouring of recognition was impressive. White captured player of the year honors from the Associated Press, Sports Illustrated, The Sporting News and CNNSI.com. He also won the Davey O’Brien Award and the Jim Thorpe Courage Award.

THE SOONERS

OU responded by clubbing Oklahoma State, 62-7, and then was rematched with the Cornhuskers in the Orange Bowl. OU edged Nebraska 31-24 in the second meeting between the top-10 schools.

White set school records for touchdown passes in a season (40) and game (5, twice). His season passing total ranked No. 2 at OU. He was No. 4 nationally in touchdown percentage (8.87), No. 7 in passing efficiency (158.11), No. 18 in interception percentage (2.22) and No. 22 in total offense (264.0).

COACHING STAFF

Sims led the Sooners to an 11-1 record, Orange Bowl championship and third-place finish in the final poll. OU opened with a 35-29 win over Stanford and then crushed West Virginia and Rice by a combined score of 118-17.

He did so with uncanny accuracy, especially on deep throws, and a touchdown to interception ratio (four to one), so gaudy that it read like a typographical error.

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1978* HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER * BILLY SIMS

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141 ALL-AMERICANS 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1995 1991 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976 1975 1974

Jammal Brown* . . . . . . OT . . . . . . . . Lawton, Okla. Vince Carter . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . . . . . . Waco, Texas Dan Cody . . . . . . . . . . DE . . . . . . . . . . . Ada, Okla. Mark Clayton . . . . . . . . WR . . . . . . Arlington, Texas Adrian Peterson* . . . . . RB . . . . . . Palestine, Texas Jammal Brown . . . . . . OT . . . . . . . . Lawton, Okla. Mark Clayton . . . . . . . . WR . . . . . Arlington, Texas Tommie Harris* . . . . . . DT . . . . . . . . Killeen, Texas Teddy Lehman* . . . . . . LB . . . . Fort Gibson, Okla. Antonio Perkins* . . . . . RS . . . . . . . . Lawton, Okla. Derrick Strait* . . . . . . . CB . . . . . . . . Austin, Texas Jason White* . . . . . . . . QB . . . . . . . . . Tuttle, Okla. Brandon Everage . . . . FS . . . . . . . Granger, Texas Tommie Harris* . . . . . . DT . . . . . . . . Killeen, Texas Teddy Lehman* . . . . . . LB . . . . Fort Gibson, Okla. Rocky Calmus* . . . . . . LB . . . . . . . . . Jenks, Okla. Jeff Ferguson . . . . . . . . P . . . . . . . . . . Tulsa, Okla. Roy Williams* . . . . . . . . S . . . . . . . Union City, Calif. Rocky Calmus* . . . . . . LB . . . . . . . . . Jenks, Okla. Josh Heupel* . . . . . . . . QB . . . . . . . Aberdeen, S.D. J.T. Thatcher* . . . . . . . FS . . . . . . . Norman, Okla. Cedric Jones . . . . . . . . DE . . . . . . . Houston, Texas Joe Bowden . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . . Mesquite, Texas Anthony Phillips* . . . . . OG . . . . . . . . . Tulsa, Okla. Mark Hutson* . . . . . . . OG . . . . . . . Fort Smith, Ark. Keith Jackson* . . . . . . TE . . . . . . Little Rock, Ark. Rickey Dixon* . . . . . . . DB . . . . . . . . Dallas, Texas Danté Jones* . . . . . . . LB . . . . . . . . Dallas, Texas Darrell Reed . . . . . . . . DE . . . . . . . Cypress, Texas Brian Bosworth* . . . . . LB . . . . . . . . . Irving, Texas Mark Hutson . . . . . . . . OG . . . . . . . Fort Smith, Ark. Keith Jackson* . . . . . . TE . . . . . . Little Rock, Ark. Anthony Phillips . . . . . OG . . . . . . . . . Tulsa, Okla. Brian Bosworth* . . . . . LB . . . . . . . . . Irving, Texas Tony Casillas* . . . . . . . NG . . . . . . . . . Tulsa, Okla. Kevin Murphy . . . . . . . DE . . . . Richardson, Texas Tony Casillas* . . . . . . . NG . . . . . . . . . Tulsa, Okla. Rick Bryan* . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . . . . . Coweta, Okla. Rick Bryan* . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . . . . . Coweta, Okla. Terry Crouch* . . . . . . . . G . . . . . . . . . Dallas, Texas Terry Crouch . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . . . . . Dallas, Texas Louis Oubre* . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . . New Orleans, La. George Cumby* . . . . . LB . . . . . . . . . Tyler, Texas Billy Sims* . . . . . . . . . . HB . . . . . . . . Hooks, Texas Billy Sims* . . . . . . . . . . HB . . . . . . . . Hooks, Texas Reggie Kinlaw . . . . . . . NG . . . . . . . . . . Miami, Fla. Daryl Hunt . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . . . Odessa, Texas Greg Roberts* . . . . . . . . G . . . Nacogdoches, Texas Zac Henderson* . . . . . DB . . . . Burkburnett, Texas Daryl Hunt . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . . . Odessa, Texas George Cumby . . . . . . LB . . . . . . . . . Tyler, Texas Greg Roberts . . . . . . . . G . . . Nacogdoches, Texas Reggie Kinlaw . . . . . . . NG . . . . . . . . . . Miami, Fla. Mike Vaughan* . . . . . . . T . . . . . . . . . . . . Ada, Okla. Zac Henderson . . . . . . DB . . . . Burkburnett, Texas Lee Roy Selmon* . . . . DT . . . . . . . . Eufaula, Okla. Dewey Selmon* . . . . . NG . . . . . . . . Eufaula, Okla. Terry Webb . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . . Muskogee, Okla. Mike Vaughan . . . . . . . . T . . . . . . . . . . . . Ada, Okla. Billy Brooks . . . . . . . . . SE . . . . . . . . Austin, Texas Jimbo Elrod* . . . . . . . . DE . . . . . . . . . Tulsa, Okla. Tinker Owens . . . . . . . SE . . . . . . . . . Miami, Okla. Joe Washington . . . . . HB . . . . . Port Arthur, Texas Joe Washington* . . . . . HB . . . . . Port Arthur, Texas Rod Shoate* . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . . . . . . Spiro, Okla. Lee Roy Selmon* . . . . DT . . . . . . . . Eufaula, Okla. Dewey Selmon* . . . . . NG . . . . . . . . Eufaula, Okla. Tinker Owens . . . . . . . SE . . . . . . . . . Miami, Okla. John Roush* . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . . . . .Arvada, Colo. Randy Hughes . . . . . . DB . . . . . . . . . Tulsa, Okla. Kyle Davis . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . . . . . . . Altus, Okla.

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Rod Shoate . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . . . . . . Spiro, Okla. Eddie Foster . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . . Monahans, Texas Lucious Selmon* . . . . . NG . . . . . . . . Eufaula, Okla. Tom Brahaney* . . . . . . . C . . . . . . . . Midland, Texas Rod Shoate . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . . . . . . Spiro, Okla. Greg Pruitt* . . . . . . . . . HB . . . . . . . Houston, Texas Derland Moore . . . . . . . T . . . . . . . Poplar Bluff, Mo. Jack Mildren . . . . . . . . QB . . . . . . . Abilene, Texas Tom Brahaney* . . . . . . . C . . . . . . . . Midland, Texas Greg Pruitt* . . . . . . . . . HB . . . . . . . Houston, Texas Steve Zabel . . . . . . . . . TE . . . . . . . Thornton, Colo. Steve Owens* . . . . . . . HB . . . . . . . . . Miami, Okla. Ken Mendenhall . . . . . . C . . . . . . . . . . . Enid, Okla. Steve Owens* . . . . . . . HB . . . . . . . . . Miami, Okla. Granville Liggins* . . . . NG . . . . . . . . . Tulsa, Okla. Bob Kalsu . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . . . . . Del City, Okla. Granville Liggins . . . . . NG . . . . . . . . . Tulsa, Okla. Carl McAdams* . . . . . . LB . . . . White Deer, Texas Carl McAdams . . . . . . LB . . . . White Deer, Texas Ralph Neely* . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . . Farmington, N.M. Jim Grisham* . . . . . . . FB . . . . . . . . . Olney, Texas Ralph Neely . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . . Farmington, N.M. Leon Cross . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . . . . . Hobbs, N.M. Wayne Lee . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . . . . . . . . Ada, Okla. Joe Don Looney . . . . . HB . . . . . Fort Worth, Texas Jerry Thompson . . . . . . G . . . . . . . . . . . Ada, Okla. Bob Harrison . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . . . Stamford, Texas Clendon Thomas* . . . . HB . . Oklahoma City, Okla. Bill Krisher* . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . Midwest City, Okla. Jerry Tubbs* . . . . . . . . . C . . . . Breckenridge, Texas Bill Krisher . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . Midwest City, Okla. Tommy McDonald . . . . HB . . . . Albuquerque, N.M. Ed Gray . . . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . . . .Odessa, Texas Bo Bolinger* . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . . Muskogee, Okla. Tommy McDonald . . . . HB . . . . Albuquerque, N.M. Kurt Burris* . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . . Muskogee, Okla. Max Boydston* . . . . . . . E . . . . . . Muskogee, Okla. J.D. Roberts* . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . . . . . Dallas, Texas Tom Catlin . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . . Ponca City, Okla. Eddie Crowder . . . . . . QB . . . . . Muskogee, Okla. Billy Vessels* . . . . . . . . HB . . . . . . Cleveland, Okla. Buck McPhail . . . . . . . FB . . Oklahoma City, Okla. Jim Weatherall* . . . . . . . T . . . . . White Deer, Texas Tom Catlin . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . . Ponca City, Okla. Leon Heath* . . . . . . . . FB . . . . . . . . . Hollis, Okla. Jim Weatherall* . . . . . . . T . . . . . White Deer, Texas Buddy Jones . . . . . . . . . S . . . . . . Holdenville, Okla. Frankie Anderson . . . . . E . . . Oklahoma City, Okla. Wade Walker . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . . . . Gastonia, N.C. Stanley West . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . . . . . . .Enid, Okla. Darrell Royal . . . . . . . . QB . . . . . . . . . Hollis, Okla. Jim Owens . . . . . . . . . . E . . . Oklahoma City, Okla. George Thomas . . . . . HB . . . . . . . Fairland, Okla. Buddy Burris* . . . . . . . . G . . . . . . Muskogee, Okla. Jack Mitchell . . . . . . . . QB . . . Arkansas City, Kan. Buddy Burris . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . . Muskogee, Okla. Buddy Burris . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . . Muskogee, Okla. Plato Andros . . . . . . . . . G . . .Oklahoma City, Okla. John Rapacz . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . . Kalamazoo, Mich. Frank “Pop” Ivy . . . . . . . E . . . . . . . . Skiatook, Okla. Gilford Duggan . . . . . . . T . . . . . . . Bentonville, Ark. Roland “Waddy” Young* E . . . . . . Ponca City, Okla. Pete Smith . . . . . . . . . . E . . . . . . Muskogee, Okla. J.W. “Dub” Wheeler . . . . T . . . . . . . . . . Davis, Okla. Cassius Gentry . . . . . . . T . . . . . . . . . Lawton, Okla. Granville Norris . . . . . . . T . . . . . . . . Laverne, Okla. Phil White . . . . . . . . . . HB . . Oklahoma City, Okla. Roy “Soupy” Smoot . . . . T . . . . . . . . . Lawton, Okla. Forest “Spot” Geyer . . FB . . . . . . . Norman, Okla. Claude Reeds . . . . . . . FB . . . . . . . Norman, Okla.

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oklahoma ALL-AMERICANS • During Bob Stoops’ tenure, Oklahoma has produced 21 All-Americans. Fourteen of the 21 were consensus picks. Before he arrived in Norman, the Sooners had not produced a consensus All-American since 1988. • Coach Stoops’ 21 All-Americans include seven on offense, 12 on defense and two on special teams. They played 13 different positions. • The most total All-Americans in one season came in 1975 when nine Sooners were so honored. There were seven during the 1974 and 2003 seasons. • In 2003, Oklahoma set a record when six Sooners were named to the Football Writers’ (FWAA) All-America team. • Oklahoma had at least one All-American in 18 consecutive seasons from 1971-1988. There was a 14-year stretch from 1946-1959. • Three sets of brothers have been All-Americans at OU: Lee Roy, Dewey and Lucious Selmon all earned the honor as did Steve and Tinker Owens and Buddy and Kurt Burris. • Seven Sooner All-Americans went on to serve as assistant coaches at OU: Leon Cross, Eddie Crowder, Frank “Pop” Ivy, Claude Reeds, J.D. Roberts, Lucious Selmon and Jackie Shipp.

Three-Time all-americans Rod Shoate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972-74 Buddy Burris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946-48 Two-Time all-americans (33) Jammal Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04 Mark Clayton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04 Tommie Harris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002-03 Teddy Lehman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002-03 Rocky Calmus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000-01 Anthony Phillips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986, 1988 Keith Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986-87 Mark Hutson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986-87 Brian Bosworth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985-86 Tony Casillas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984-85 Rick Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982-83 Terry Crouch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980-81 Billy Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978-79 George Cumby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977, 1979 Reggie Kinlaw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977-78 Daryl Hunt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977-78 Greg Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977-78 Zac Henderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976-77 Mike Vaughan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975-76 Joe Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974-75 Dewey Selmon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974-75 Lee Roy Selmon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974-75 Tinker Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974-75 Tom Brahaney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971-72 Greg Pruitt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971-72 Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1968-69 Granville Liggins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1966-67 Carl McAdams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1964-65 Ralph Neely . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1963-64 Bill Krisher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1956-57 Tommy McDonald . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1955-56 Tom Catlin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951-52 Jim Weatherall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950-51


ALL-AMERICANS UNDER STOOPS A two-time finalist for the Rimington Award as the nation’s top center, Vince Carter was a four-year fixture at Oklahoma. He was rewarded as a senior when he was named to the presitgious Walter Camp All-America team.

Dan Cody was so destructive as a senior that OU coaches devised a special position for him. Cody, at times, stood up from his defensive end spot to play a spinner role. In that capacity, he roamed the defensive front and menaced opposing offenses. At season’s end, he had the top sack total in the Big 12 with 10 and a spot on the FWAA’s All-America team. Cody was a two-time finalist for the Hendricks Award who was noted for his all-out effort. At Texas A&M, he blacked out while exhorting teammates, then returned to the game.

The Waco, Texas, native stepped in as a freshman when Josh Smith went out with an injury in 2001 and went on to start at center for the Sooners for four seasons. He earned first team All-Big 12 Conference honors in 2003 and 2004. As a senior in 2004, Carter helped pave the way for running back Adrian Peterson and protected quarterback Jason White -- both Heisman Trophy finalists -- as the Sooners completed a second consecutive undefeated regular season and won the 2004 Big 12 Conference Championship.

2004 & 2003 * ALL-AMERICAN * JAMMAL BROWN * OT

The best season ever by a freshman? The argument could be made. Adrian Peterson set an NCAA freshman rushing record for most rushing yards with the third-highest figure in the nation for the season. He also eclipsed the OU standard for most rushing yards in a season.

A dominating senior season led to Jammal Brown earning Oklahoma’s fourth Outland Trophy. He followed that up as a first-round pick (No. 13) by the New Orleans Saints. He did not allow a sack or hurry during the regular season while logging a team-best 130 knockdown blocks. At season’s end Brown was a consensus All-American.

Peterson’s durability was surprising for a freshman. He led the nation with 339 rushing attempts and went over 100 yards in 11 of 13 games, including his debut. A thundering power back, he also had eight bursts of 35 yards or longer and 44 of 10 or more.

Year 2004

Rushes 339

Yards 1,925

Avg 5.7

TD 15

Year 2004

Receptions 5

Yards 12

TD 0

Long 6

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Brown had 127 knockdowns and ran his string of consecutive starts to 28 during the season. The Sooners posted their highest scoring total ever with 601 points. By allowing just one sack, Brown also proved a key protector for Heisman winner Jason White. As a junior in 2003, Brown had the highest season grade among Oklahoma’s offensive linemen and finished with a team-high 127 knockdown blocks and just one sack allowed. Brown’s athleticism and speed for a 313-pounder were on display in OU’s win over UCLA when he ran down Bruin linebacker Spencer Havner to make a touchdown-saving tackle at the end of a 72-yard interception return.

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Peterson broke three NCAA freshman rushing records: most consecutive 100-yard rushing games (9), most total 100-yard rushing games (11) and most rushing attempts by a freshman with 314.

As a junior, Brown had the highest line grade in a year when the offense had one of the most productive seasons in school history. The performance landed the Lawton native on the American Football Coaches Association’s first team All-America squad.

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2004 * ALL-AMERICAN * ADRIAN PETERSON * RB

On the awards circuit, Peterson had the highest finish ever by a freshman in the Heisman voting (second) and was the first freshman to be named a finalist for the Doak Walker Award. He was a consensus All-American.

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As a sophomore in 2002, Carter helped open holes for OU’s first 1,000yard rusher (Quentin Griffin) since Bob Stoops became the head coach. As a freshman in 2001, Carter started the last nine regular season games and the Cotton Bowl at center. He was named to The Sporting News AllAmerica second team.

Year UT AT Total TFL Sacks 2000 3 8 11 2-13 2-13 2001* 1 4 5 0-0 0-0 2002 8 8 16 5-20 3-18 2003 24 39 63 17-93 10-65 2004 25 17 42 17-83 10-66 Totals 61 76 137 41-209 25-162 * Medical redshirt after first game

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As a junior in 2003, Carter finished with 118 knockdowns and one sack allowed. He did not start the first game of the season due to an injury, but then started the last 13.

Cody also led the team in sacks in 2003 with 10 including three in Oklahoma’s 52-9 rout of in-state rival Oklahoma State. The Ada, Okla., native led the team in tackles for loss with 17 (-93 yards) and was No. 3 on the team in quarterback hurries with 17. He earned second team Academic All-Big 12.

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2004 * ALL-AMERICAN * DAN CODY * DE

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2004 * ALL-AMERICAN * VINCE CARTER * C

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24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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2004 & 2003 * ALL-AMERICAN * MARK CLAYTON * WR

2003 * ALL-AMERICAN * ANTONIO PERKINS * RS

Noted as one of the great stories of progress in OU history, Mark Clayton went from struggling to bench press 135 pounds in his first workout to twice being named an All-American. By the time his career was over, he held virtually every Sooner receiving record and was widely regarded as the best to ever play the position at the school.

Antonio Perkins became the nation’s most feared punt returner by re-writing the NCAA record book during his junior season. He set an NCAA mark with four returns for touchdowns on the season, including an NCAA record three against UCLA.

After a wildly successful junior season, Clayton’s numbers dipped somewhat as a senior, but that was attributable to an improved runnin`g game and a deeper receiving corps. He still led OU in receptions and yards and was named the the AFCA All-America team. Moreover, when punt returner Antonio Perkins was injured, Clayton added that role and took back one for a touchdown at OSU. As a junior, Clayton built a reputation as perhaps the most elusive receiver in the nation with 533 yards after catch (YAC). He set OU standards with 83 receptions for 1,425 yards and broke the school mark for receiving yards in a game with 190 against Texas. Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 Total

Rec 46 26 83 66 221

Yards 524 416 1,425 876 3,241

TD 3 5 15 8 31

Avg 11.4 16.0 17.2 13.3 14.7

Long 48 54 59 61 61

He also set an NCAA mark with 277 punt return yards against the Bruins. His other touchdown return, which tied the NCAA career mark at seven, came against Missouri. The returns were spectacular too, with lengths of 84, 74 and 65 against UCLA and 65 against Missouri. Perkins, who also started every game at cornerback and had two interceptions on the season, finished No. 20 in the nation in return average, but that figure was diluted by the fact that his 53 attempts out-distanced the rest of the country’s returners by at least eight. Year 2002 2003 2004 Totals

PR 43 53 17 113

Yds 643 642 156 1,441

Avg 15.0 12.1 9.2 12.8

TD 3 4 1 8

2003 * ALL-AMERICAN * DERRICK STRAIT * CB

2003 * ALL-AMERICAN * JASON WHITE * QB

Derrick Strait duplicated former OU great Roy Williams by winning the Nagurski (best defensive player) and Thorpe (best defensive back) Awards in 2003. Strait earned consensus All-American and All-Big 12 honors as a senior. He was named AP Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year.

From two reconstructive knee surgeries in successive years to consensus All-American. That was the out-of-the-blue story for Jason White, who wasn’t even announced as the team’s starter until the summer before the 2003 season. He posted mind-boggling numbers, the most impressive of which were the 40 touchdowns and just 10 interceptions.

Strait set school records for starts (53), career interception return yards (397) and passes broken up (53). The Austin native ignited Oklahoma’s 65-13 win over Texas in 2003 with a season-high 11 tackles, an interception, a 30-yard return, two fumble recoveries and three pass deflections against the Longhorns. Strait was a Thorpe Award semifinalist and consensus first team All-Big 12 selection in 2002. He started every game at corner and tied for the OU lead with six interceptions. He contributed immediately as a redshirt freshman and was named Big 12 Conference Defensive Newcomer of the Year in Oklahoma’s 2000 National Championship season. Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 Totals

UT na na 50 58 na

AT na na 18 22 na

TOT 65 57 68 80 270

TFL 5-27 3-4 1-2 7-19 16-52

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INT PBU 2-32 15 3-63 15 6-175 13 3-127 12 14-397 55

FC-FR 2-0 0-0 3-1 2-5 7-6

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White proved particularly adept at completing the long ball and set a school season record with 17 hookups of 40 or more yards. He completed 50 percent or more of his passes in all but two games and was over 60 percent nine times, including 16-of-21 against Texas and 16-of-18 vs. Texas A&M. He fired five TD strikes against both Iowa State and A&M and had a career-high 394 passing yards against Texas Tech. Year 1999* 2000 2001 2002* 2003 2004 Totals

Comp. 1 0 73 20 278 255 627

Att. 2 0 113 34 451 390 990

Yards 9 0 681 181 3,846 3,205 7,922

TD 0 0 5 1 40 35 81

* Granted extra year of eligibility after early season injury

Int. Pct. 0 .500 0 0 3 .646 2 .588 10 .616 9 .654 24 .628


ALL-AMERICANS UNDER STOOPS Tommie Harris rose to the pinnacle of his position in his junior season, which would be his last at OU. He departed for the NFL after just three years in Norman. As a junior, he continued to rocket into opposing backfields with his uncanny quickness. Harris had 10 tackles for loss and 19 quarterback hurries.

Determining the greatest linebacker in OU history is a tough chore. With Teddy Lehman in the mix, determining the fastest is much easier. That speed, which made him an outstanding high school sprinter, set the Sooner backer apart from his peers. He capped a brilliant career by winning the Butkus and Bednarik Awards after finishing as a finalist for each just one year earlier. His ability to get from sideline to sideline caught a lot of attention ... and ball carriers. As a senior, he had 117 tackles, including 19 for 47 yards in losses.

After finishing as a finalist for the Lombardi Award one year earlier, he won the coveted piece of hardware in his final Sooner season. He also was one of four finalists for the Nagurski Award, which went to teammate Derrick Strait. Harris’ sophomore season was impressive despite an injury. Slowed all by a groin pull suffered in August, Harris still faced regular double teams.

Year 2001 2002 2003 Totals

UT 19 13 19 51

AT 15 12 18 45

TOT 34 25 37 96

TFL 18-47 6-11 10-39 34-97

Sacks 2-15 2-8 5-24 9-47

PBU 1 2 1 4

FC-FR 0-0 0-1 1-1 1-2

Year UT AT 2000 7 4 2001 59 30 2002 85 27 2003 63 54 Totals 214 115

TOT 11 89 112 117 329

TFL Sacks 3-10 0-0 13-41 3-17 17-47 2-17 19-47 2-6 52-145 7-40

INT PBU FC-FR 0 0 0-0 1-2 4 0-3 2-51 7 1-2 1-0 6 1-0 4-53 17 2-5

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2001 * ALL-AMERICAN * JEFF FERGUSON * P

Free safety Brandon Everage earned All-America honors after a stellar junior campaign in 2002.

Most punters are known for the length and/or the accuracy of their kicks. Jeff Ferguson was outstanding in both areas. But Ferguson separated himself with athletic ability and intelligent play that made him the complete player at his position. He ended his career as the school record holder for punting average in a career and became just the second player in school history to average more than 40 yards in each of his four seasons. The length of the kicks did not come at the expense of accuracy. Twenty-one of his 71 senior season punts were downed inside the 20-yard line. The thunderous punts and the balls that trickled dead deep in enemy territory will be secondary as time remembers Ferguson’s career, though. In his junior season, he made a brilliant play in the national championship game against Florida State, turning a bad snap into a safety rather than an opportunity for the Seminoles to get back into the game.

Everage recorded 60 tackles in 2003 (44 solo) including four for loss and one sack. He also nabbed one interception with four passes broken up. AT 28 22 29 16 95

TOT 55 76 94 60 285

TFL Sacks INT PBU FC-FR 3-3 0-0 2-0 9 1-1 3-9 1-6 1-0 4 3-0 4-32 3-29 6-107 11 1-0 4-5 1-1 1-11 4 0-0 14-49 5-36 10-118 28 5-1

Year 1998 1999 2000 2001 Totals

No. 61 55 56 80 252

Yds 2,529 2,302 2,437 3,438 10,706

Avg 41.5 41.9 43.5 42.9 42.5

Long 72 73 66 71 73

TB 5 18 8 8 39

FC 6 8 2 2 18

I20 50+ 17 10 19 11 14 12 21 20 71 53

HISTORY

Year UT 2000 27 2001 54 2002 65 2003 44 Totals 190

SEASON REVIEW

2002 * ALL-AMERICAN * BRANDON EVERAGE * FS

Six interceptions, with 107 yards in returns, would indicate that Everage understood the centerfield nature of his position. The 94 tackles, thirdhighest on the team, speak to the linebacker-like mentality with which the Oklahoma free safety played. It was that combination of abilities that landed Everage on the All-America rolls.

COACHING STAFF

He was named to three All-America squads and was named a finalist for the Bednarik Award. He was the 14th overall selection in the 2004 draft by the Chicago Bears.

As a junior, Lehman logged 112 tackles, including 17 for loss. He also had two interceptions, which went for 51 yards in returns, including one that set up the go-ahead touchdown against Texas. His one-yard return against Texas as a sophomore, the one that came on the back end of a play that saw Roy Williams leap a blocker to disrupt Longhorn QB Chris Simms, is one of the most memorable plays in school history. He was picked in the second round of the 2004 draft by the Detroit Lions.

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2003 & 2002 * ALL-AMERICAN * TEDDY LEHMAN * LB

BOOMER S OONER

2003 & 2002 * ALL-AMERICAN * TOMMIE HARRIS * DT

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7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

ALL-AMERICANS UNDER STOOPS 2001 * ALL-AMERICAN * ROY WILLIAMS * SS

2001 & 2000 * ALL-AMERICAN * ROCKY CALMUS * LB

By the time his career was over, Roy Williams was more feared by offensive opponents and more respected by his defensive peers than any player in the country.

Only a few players define their position, but that is precisely what Rocky Calmus meant to college football. As a senior, he won the Dick Butkus Award as the nation’s top linebacker, but also was a finalist for the Nagurski and Bednarik Awards as the nation’s best defender and the Lombardi Award as the country’s top interior player. His senior year total of 117 tackles vaulted him into Oklahoma’s top five career tacklers and capped an incredible career.

In his final season at Oklahoma, he won the Nagurski Award as the nation’s top defender and the Thorpe Award as the nation’s top defensive back. He was No. 7 in the Heisman Trophy voting, the highest finish of the year by a non-quarterback. Williams bypassed his senior season of eligibility to enter the NFL draft, but still left his mark on the OU record book. He was drafted in the first round (No. 8 pick overall) in the 2002 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. Year 1999 2000 2001 Totals

UT 57 58 73 188

AT 18 35 28 81

TOT 81 99 107 287

T-Loss 7-25 13-47 14-57 34-129

INT 2 2 5 9

FC-FR 1-0 0-2 0-3 1-5

PBU 12 10 22 44

As a junior, he was named the toughest player in college football by The Sporting News during the Sooners’ 2000 national championship season. OU’s all-time leader in tackles for a loss by a linebacker, Calmus was named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press and was a finalist for the Butkus Award. A first-team All-Big 12 selection in each of his last three seasons, Calmus led the squad in tackles in each of those years. He was drafted in the third round of the 2002 draft by the Tennessee Titans. Year 1998 1999 2000 2001 Totals

UT 30 76 64 72 242

AT 25 38 61 45 169

TOT 55 120 128 128 431

TFL 11-38 14-29 17-61 15-48 57-176

INT 0 1 1 1 3

FC-FR 2-0 0-1 2-3 0-3 4-6

2000 * ALL-AMERICAN * JOSH HEUPEL * QB

2000 * ALL-AMERICAN * J.T. THATCHER * FS/PR/KR

The runner-up for the 2000 Heisman Trophy, Josh Heupel became Oklahoma ’s first consensus All-America quarterback and the first Sooner QB to earn All-America honors since Jack Mildren in 1971.

A standout on both defense and special teams, J.T. Thatcher was named an All-American as both a defensive back and returner. The Mosi Tatupu Special Teams Player of the Year Award winner, Thatcher was one of only seven players to return two or more punts for a touchdown in 2000 and ranked ninth nationally in punt return average. A four-time Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week selection, Thatcher set OU’s single-game (160) and single-season (599) records for punt return yards. He also posted the second-highest single-game kickoff return yard total with 150, including a 93-yard return to set up OU’s go-ahead touchdown against second-ranked Kansas State. Thatcher was a semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award and tied school records for interceptions in a game (3) and season (8).

As team captain his two years with the Sooners, Heupel is largely credited with turning an offense that statistically ranked as one of the worst in the nation before his arrival into one of the most explosive in the country. Heupel was named Associated Press Player of the Year, Walter Camp Player of the Year, The Sporting News Player of the Year, CBS Sports Player of the Year, Big 12 Player of the Year and Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year in 2000. The first-team all-conference selection guided OU to a school-record 13 wins and its seventh national championship. Heupel left with virtually every OU and numerous Big 12 passing records. Year Att Yds 1999 47 -98 2000 70 144 Totals 117 46

Avg TD Att Comp -2.8 5 553 349 2.1 7 472 305 0.4 12 1,025 654

Int Yds TD 16 3,850 33 15 3,606 20 31 7,456 53

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Year 1997 1999 2000 Totals

UT 0 5 39 44

AT 0 1 21 22

TOT 1 7 66 74

TFL 0-0 0-0 3-6 3-6

Year 1997 1999 2000 Totals

PR 0 4 43 47

Yds 0 146 634 780

Avg 0 36.5 14.7 16.6

TD 0 1 2 3

INT FC-FR 0 0-0 0 0-0 8 1-0 8 1-0 KR 1 0 11 11

Yds 16 0 264 264

Avg TD 16 0 0 0 20.1 0 20.1 0


426 ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS BOOMER S OONER

RUFUS ALE XANDER

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Jammal Brown . . . . . . . Offensive Tackle Vince Carter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Mark Clayton . . . . . . . . . Wide Receiver Dan Cody . . . . . . . . . . . . Defensive End Trey DiCarlo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kicker Dusty Dvoracek . . . . . . Defensive Tackle Tommie Harris . . . . . . . Defensive Tackle Teddy Lehman . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Antonio Perkins . . . . . Return Specialist Derrick Strait . . . . . . . . . . . . Cornerback Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . Quarterback

2002

Jammal Brown . . . . . . . Offensive Tackle Brandon Everage . . . . . . . . . Free Safety Quentin Griffin . . . . . . . . . Running Back Tommie Harris . . . . . . . Defensive Tackle Teddy Lehman . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Trent Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tight End Derrick Strait . . . . . . . . . . . . Cornerback

2001

Rocky Calmus . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Jeff Ferguson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Punter Tommie Harris . . . . . . . Defensive Tackle Frank Romero . . . . . . . Offensive Tackle Jimmy Wilkerson . . . . . . Defensive End Roy Williams . . . . . . . . . . Strong Safety

Rocky Calmus . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Stockar McDougle . . . . . . . . . Off. Tackle

1998

Kelly Gregg . . . . . . . . . Defensive Tackle

1997

Kelly Gregg . . . . . . . . . Defensive Tackle

1996

Tyrell Peters . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker

BIG EIGHT CONFERENCE 1995 Stephen Alexander . . . . . . . . . Tight End Jeremy Alexander . . . . . . . . . . . . Kicker Cedric Jones . . . . . . . . . Defensive End 1994

Cedric Jones . . . . . . . . . Defensive End Darrius Johnson . . . . . . . Defensive Back Scott Blanton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kicker

1993

Aubrey Beavers . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Rickey Brady . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tight End Mario Freeman . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Cale Gundy . . . . . . . . . . . . Quarterback

1992

Darnell Walker . . . . . . . . Defensive Back

1991

Reggie Barnes . . . . . . . . Defensive End Jason Belser . . . . . . . . . Defensive Back Joe Bowden . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Brian Brauninger . . . . Offensive Tackle Mike Gaddis . . . . . . . . . . Running Back

1990

Adrian Cooper . . . . . . . . . . . . Tight End Mike Sawatzky . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Scott Evans . . . . . . . . . Defensive Tackle Joe Bowden . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Jason Belser . . . . . . . . Defensive Back

Frank Blevins . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Scott Evans . . . . . . . . Defensive Tackle Dante Williams . . . . . . . . . . . Noseguard

1988

Anthony Phillips . . . . . . Offensive Guard Charles Thompson . . . . . . . Quarterback Scott Evans . . . . . . . . Defensive Tackle Scott Garl . . . . . . . . . . . . Defensive Back Curtice Williams . . . . . Defensive Tackle Tony Woods . . . . . . . . . . . . . Noseguard

1987

Mark Hutson . . . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Keith Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tight End Greg Johnson . . . . . . Offensive Tackle Bob Latham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Anthony Phillips . . . . . . Offensive Guard Rickey Dixon . . . . . . . . Defensive Back DantĂŠ Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Darrell Reed . . . . . . . . . . Defensive End David Vickers . . . . . . . . Defensive Back

1986

Jamelle Holieway . . . . . . . . Quarterback Anthony Phillips . . . . . Offensive Tackle Mark Hutson . . . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Keith Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tight End Tim Lashar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kicker Brian Bosworth . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Darrell Reed . . . . . . . . . . Defensive End David Vickers . . . . . . . . Defensive Back Steve Bryan . . . . . . . . Defensive Tackle Rickey Dixon . . . . . . . . . Defensive Back

1985

Jamelle Holieway . . . . . . . . Quarterback Anthony Phillips . . . . . . Offensive Tackle Mark Hutson . . . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Keith Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tight End Darrell Reed . . . . . . . . . . Defensive End Kevin Murphy . . . . . . . . . Defensive End Tony Casillas . . . . . . . . . . . . Noseguard Brian Bosworth . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker

1984

Danny Bradley . . . . . . . . . . Quarterback Darrell Reed . . . . . . . . . . Defensive End Tony Casillas . . . . . . . . . . . . Noseguard Brian Bosworth . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker

HISTORY

2003

1999

1989

SEASON REVIEW

Jammal Brown . . . . . . . Offensive Tackle Vince Carter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Mark Clayton . . . . . . . . . Wide Receiver Dan Cody . . . . . . . . . . . . Defensive End Jonthan Jackson . . . . . . Defensive End Lance Mitchell . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Donte Nicholson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Safety Adrian Peterson . . . . . . . . Running Back Brodney Pool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Safety Jason White . . . . . . . . . . . . Quarterback

Rocky Calmus . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Jeff Ferguson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Punter Ryan Fisher . . . . . . . . . Defensive Tackle Quentin Griffin . . . . . . . . . Running Back Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . Quarterback Torrance Marshall . . . . . . . . Linebacker Frank Romero . . . . . . . Offensive Tackle J.T. Thatcher . . . . . . . . . . . . Free Safety Roy Williams . . . . . . . . . . Strong Safety

THE SOONERS

2004

2000

COACHING STAFF

BIG 12 CONFERENCE 2005 Rufus Alexander . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Dusty Dvoracek . . . . . . Defensive Tackle Davin Joseph . . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Adrian Peterson . . . . . . . . Running Back J.D. Runnels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fullback

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7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS 1983

Chuck Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Kevin Murphy . . . . . . . . . Defensive End Rick Bryan . . . . . . . . . Defensive Tackle Jackie Shipp . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Scott Case . . . . . . . . . . Defensive Back

1982

Steve Williams . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Paul Parker . . . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Marcus Dupree . . . . . . . Running Back Kevin Murphy . . . . . . . . . Defensive End Rick Bryan . . . . . . . . . Defensive Tackle Jackie Shipp . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker

1981

Lyndle Byford . . . . . . . Offensive Tackle Terry Crouch . . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Don Key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Off.Guard Stanley Wilson . . . . . . . . . Running Back Rick Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Def.Tackle

1980

Forrest Valora . . . . . . . . . . . . Tight End Louis Oubre . . . . . . . . Offensive Tackle Terry Crouch . . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Richard Turner . . . . . . Defensive Tackle

1979

Louis Oubre . . . . . . . . Offensive Tackle Paul Tabor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Billy Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . Running Back John Goodman . . . . . Defensive Tackle George Cumby . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Darrol Ray . . . . . . . . . . . Defensive Back

1978

Greg Roberts . . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Thomas Lott . . . . . . . . . . . . Quarterback Billy Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . Running Back Uwe von Schamann . . . . . . . . . . . Kicker Reggie Mathis . . . . . . . . Defensive End Phil Tabor . . . . . . . . . . Defensive Tackle Reggie Kinlaw . . . . . . . . . . . Noseguard Daryl Hunt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker George Cumby . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Darrol Ray . . . . . . . . . Defensive Tackle

1977

Karl Baldischwiler . . . . Offensive Tackle Greg Roberts . . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Thomas Lott . . . . . . . . . . . . Quarterback Reggie Kinlaw . . . . . . . . . . . Noseguard George Cumby . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Daryl Hunt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Zac Henderson . . . . . . Defensive Back

1976

Mike Vaughan . . . . . . Offensive Tackle Daryl Hunt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Zac Henderson . . . . . . Defensive Back Scott Hill . . . . . . . . . . . . Defensive Back

1975

Mike Vaughan . . . . . . Offensive Tackle Terry Webb . . . . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Joe Washington . . . . . . . Running Back Tony DiRienzo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kicker Jimbo Elrod . . . . . . . . . . Defensive End Dewey Selmon . . . . . . . . . Middle Guard Zac Henderson . . . . . . Defensive Back Lee Roy Selmon . . . . . Defensive Tackle

1974

Wayne Hoffman . . . . . . . . . . . Tight End Tinker Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . . Split End Jerry Arnold . . . . . . . . Offensive Tackle John Roush . . . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Terry Webb . . . . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Joe Washington . . . . . . . Running Back Jimbo Elrod . . . . . . . . . . Defensive End Dewey Selmon . . . . . . . . . . . Def. Tackle Lee Roy Selmon . . . . . . . . . Def. Tackle Rod Shoate . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Randy Hughes . . . . . . . Defensive Back

1973

Ed Foster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Right Tackle John Roush . . . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Joe Washington . . . . . . . Running Back Gary Baccus . . . . . . . . . Defensive End Lucious Selmon . . . . . . . . . . Def. Tackle Rod Shoate . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Randy Hughes . . . . . . . Defensive Back

1972

Dean Unruh . . . . . . . . Offensive Tackle Tom Brahaney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Greg Pruitt . . . . . . . . . . . Running Back Leon Crosswhite . . . . . . . . . . . Fullback Derland Moore . . . . . . . . . . . Def. Tackle Lucious Selmon . . . . . . . . . . Def. Tackle Raymond Hamilton . . . . . . . Def. Tackle Rod Shoate . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker

1971

Albert Chandler . . . . . . . . . . . Tight End Ken Jones . . . . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Tom Brahaney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Jack Mildren . . . . . . . . . . . . Quarterback Greg Pruitt . . . . . . . . . . . Running Back Raymond Hamilton . . . . . . . . . Def. End Derland Moore . . . . . . . . . . . Def. Tackle Steve Aycock . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker John Shelley . . . . . . . . Defensive Back

1970

Joe Wylie . . . . . . . . . . . . Running Back Steve Aycock . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker Monty Johnson . . . . . . . Defensive Back

1969

Steve Zabel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tight End Ken Mendenhall . . . . . . . . . . Off. Guard Bill Elfstrom . . . . . . . . . Offensive Guard Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . Running Back

1968

Steve Zabel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tight End Ken Mendenhall . . . . . . . . . . Off. Guard Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . Running Back Eddie Hinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wingback Steve Barrett . . . . . . . . Defensive Back

1967

Bob Kalsu . . . . . . . . . . Offensive Tackle Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . Running Back Bob Warmack . . . . . . . . . . . Quarterback John Koller . . . . . . . . . . . Defensive End Granville Liggins . . . . . . . . . Noseguard

1966

Ben Hart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Split End Ed Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . Offensive Tackle Eugene Ross . . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker

1965

Carl McAdams . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker

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1964

Ralph Neely . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Newt Burton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Jim Grisham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Carl McAdams . . . . . . . . . . . Linebacker

1963

John Flynn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Ralph Neely . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Newt Burton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Jim Grisham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1962

Leon Cross . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Dennis Ward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Wayne Lee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Jim Grisham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Joe Don Looney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1961

Billy White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle

1960

Billy White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle

1959

Jerry Thompson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Bobby Boyd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Prentice Gautt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1958

Ross Coyle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Steve Jennings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Gilmer Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Dick Corbitt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Bob Harrison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Prentice Gautt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

Big Seven Conference 1957 Don Stiller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Ross Coyle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Bob Harrison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Bill Krisher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Clendon Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back 1956

John Bell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Ed Gray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Tom Emerson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Bill Krisher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Jerry Tubbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Tommy McDonald . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Clendon Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1955

Ed Gray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Cal Woodworth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Bo Bolinger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Cecil Morris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Jerry Tubbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Tommy McDonald . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Bob Burris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1954

Max Boydston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Carl Allison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Bo Bolinger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Kurt Burris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Buddy Leake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Gene Calame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1953

Max Boydston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Roger Nelson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle J.D. Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Kurt Burris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Gene Calame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Larry Grigg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back


ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS

1950

Frankie Anderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Jim Weatherall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Norman McNabb . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Harry Moore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Tom Catlin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Claude Arnold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Billy Vessels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Leon Heath . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1949

Jim Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Wade Walker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Stan West . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Darrell Royal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back George Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1948

Jim Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Wade Walker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Homer Paine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Buddy Burris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Jack Mitchell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back George Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

Warren Geise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Homer Paine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Wade Walker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Buddy Burris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Plato Andros . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard John Rapacz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Joe Golding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1945

Omer Burgert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Thomas Tallchief . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Lester Jensen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard John West . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Jack Venable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1944

W.G. Wooten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End John Harley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Bob Mayfield . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Merle Dinkins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End

Roy LeCrone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Pollack Wallace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Frank Potts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1942

W.G. Lamb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Homer Simmons . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Clare Morford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Jack Marsee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center William Campbell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Huel Hamm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1924

Obie Briston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1923

King Price . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End

1922

Howard Marsh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End

1941

Roger Eason . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Jack Jacobs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1921

Howard Marsh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End

1940

Bill Jennings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Roger Eason . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Harold Lahar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard John Martin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1920

Howard Marsh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Roy Smoot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Bill McKinley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Harry Hill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Sol Swatek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1939

Frank Ivy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Gilford Duggan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Justin Bowers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Beryl Clark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Robert Seymour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1938

Waddy Young . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Gilford Duggan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Hugh McCullough . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Earl Crowder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1937

Pete Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Waddy Young . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Mickey Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Jack Baer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1936

Ralph Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Red Conkwright . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center

1935

Dub Wheeler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Ralph Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Nick Robertson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Bill Breedon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1934

Dub Wheeler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Cassius Gentry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle James Stacy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Ben Poyner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1933

Cassius Gentry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Ellis Bashara . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard James Stacy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Robert Dunlap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1932

Ellis Bashara . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Bob Dunlap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1931

Charles Teel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard

1930

Hilary Lee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Buster Mills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1929

Frank Crider . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1928

Tom Churchill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End

SOUTHWEST Conference 1919 Paul Johnston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Claude Tyler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Sol Swatek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Hugh McDermott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back 1917

W.E. Durant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Walt Abbott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

1916

Willis Hott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard

1915

Homer Montgomery . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Oliver Hot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Willis Hott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Hap Johnson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Elmer Capshaw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Forest Geyer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

MISSOURI VALLEY Conference 1907 Owen Acton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Four-time all-conference Anthony Phillips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985-88 Darrell Reed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984-87 Wade Walker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946-49 three-time all-conference Jammal Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002-04 Tommie Harris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001-03 Rocky Calmus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-01 Scott Evans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988-90 Keith Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985-87 Brian Bosworth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984-86 Kevin Murphy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982-83, 1985 Rick Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981-83 George Cumby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977-79 Daryl Hunt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976-78 Zac Henderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975-77 Joe Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973-75 Rod Shoate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972-74 Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967-69 Jim Grisham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1962-64 Max Boydston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1952-54 Tom Catlin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950-52 Buddy Burris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946-48 Howard Marsh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1920-22 two-time all-conference 83 Sooners have been named All-conference twice

1950

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

HISTORY

1946

1926

SEASON REVIEW

Big SIX Conference 1947 Jim Tyree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Wade Walker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Buddy Burris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard John Rapacz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Jack Mitchell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

MISSOURI VALLEY Conference 1927 Roy LeCrone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End

THE SOONERS

Art James . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Jim Weatherall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Roger Nelson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Bert Clark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Fred Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Tom Catlin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Eddie Crowder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Larry Grigg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Buck McPhail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

W.G. Lamb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Lee Kennon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Gale Fulgham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Bob Mayfield . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Bob Brumley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Derald Lebow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

COACHING STAFF

1951

1943

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

Max Boydston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . End Ed Rowland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Jim Davis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle J.D. Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guard Tom Catlin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center Eddie Crowder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Billy Vessels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Buck McPhail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back

BOOMER S OONER

1952

181


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

LETTERWINNERS

182

According to intercollegiate athletics records, the following lettered at the University of Oklahoma. Jersey numbers in parentheses. (M) - Manager; (T) - Trainer; (*) - no date

A Abbott, George C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916 Abbott, Wallace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1917 Acker, Mark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (T)* Acker, Neal W. (63) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972 Acree, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1949,52,53 Acton, Owen E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1905,06,07 Adkins, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 (M) Adkins, Kevin (57) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983,84,85 Ah You, C.J. (99) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Ahrens, Conrad (84) . . . . . . . . . . 1934,35,36 Aikman, Troy (18) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984,85 Alexander, Jeremy (15) . . . . . . . . 1995,96,97 Alexander, Rufus (42) . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004,05 Alexander, Stephen (80) . . . . . 1994,95,96,97 Alfieri, Jerry (95) . . . . . . . . . . . 1963,64,65,66 Alfred, Joey (18) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Aljoe, Mike (61) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983,84,85 Allen, Dale (84) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996,97,98 Allen, Fred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1907 Allen, Gayron (48) . . . . . . . . . . 2001,02,03,04 Allen, James (25) . . . . . . . . . . . 1993,94,95,96 Allen, Keith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 (M) Allen, Robert L., II (72) . . . . . . . . 1992,94,95 Allen, Russell (95) . . . . . . . . . . 1990,91,92,94 Allen, Ryan (68,74) . . . . . . . . . 1996,97,98,99 Allen, Sam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951,52 Allford, V. Larry (69) . . . . . . . . . . . 1963,64,65 Allison, Carl (83) . . . . . . . . . . . 1951,52,53,54 Allsup, John V.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47 Allton, Joe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1940,41 Ambrister, Hubert . . . . . . . . . . . 1910,11,12,13 Andarakes, Drake (65,73) . . . . . . . . . 1973,74 Anderegg, Dan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1947 Anderson, Bruce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972 (T) Anderson, Frank G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1947 Anderson, George. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1914,15 Anderson, Jerry O. (17) . . . . . . . . . . . 1975,76 Anderson, John (39 . . . . . . . . . 1991,92,93,94 Anderson, Matt (90) . . . . . . . . . 1996,97,98,00 Anderson, Rotnei (28) . . . . . . . 1985,86,87,88 Anderson, Vickey Ray (19,43) . . . . . 1977,78 Andros, Dee G. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47,48,49 Andros, Plato . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1941,46 Angel, Keith F. (67,93) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 980 Antone, Tony (8) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977,78 Arbuckle, Dale . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1923,24,25,26 Armstrong, Charles . . . . . . . . . . . 1907,08,09 Armstrong, Tyrone (63) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973 Arnold, Claude . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1948,49,50 Arnold, Gerald K. (74) . . . . . . . . . 1972,73,74 Arnold, Lee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1900 Aston, Roscoe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1901 Atkins, Arthur (96) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994,95 Atyia, Darren (26). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983 Austman, George . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967 Austin, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1944 Avent, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Aycock, Steven (43) . . . . . . . . . . 1969,70,71 Ayodele, Remi (93) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004,05

B Babb, Brandon (37) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Babb, Mike (14,18) . . . . . . . . . 1976,77,78,79 Baccus, Duane (88) . . . . . . . . . . . 1974,75,76 Baccus, Gary (51,88) . . . . . . . . . . 1970,72,73 Backes, Tom (85) . . . . . . . . . . . 1987,88,89,90 Baer, Jack (00) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1935,36,37 Bagby, Boots (27) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1966 Bagwell, Paul W. (54) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1966 Bailey, Calvin (34) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Bailey, Manley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1912 Bailey, Warren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1921 Baily, Gary (61) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 Baker, Boone (26) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1942,43 Baker, Charles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967 Baker, C.B. (74) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997,98

Baker, David (31) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1957,58 Baker, Frank. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916 Baker, Lewis (16) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003, 05 Balcer, Frank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916 Baldischwiler, Karl (67) . . . . . . . . 1975,76,77 Baldridge, Richard D. (42) . . . . . . 1967,68,69 Baldwin, James (56) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989,92 Ball, Fred S., Jr. (47) . . . . . . . . . . 1935,36,37 Ballard, Hugh C. (82) . . . . . . . . . . 1951,55,56 Balous, Johnnie (9,27) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998,99 Banks, Angelo (91) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Banks, Basil M. (17) . . . . . . . . 1977,78,79,80 Barber, John (2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 Barclay, Jarrod (66) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001,02 Barkett, Woody . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Barnes, Reggie (40) . . . . . . . . 1989,90,91,92 Barnes, Todd (83) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 Barnoskie, Gary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 Barr, Johnny (31,87) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1968,69 Barresi, John (95) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973,74 Barrett, J. Rodney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986 (T) Barrett, Steve J. (35) . . . . . . . . . . 1966,67,68 Barrow, Edwin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1896,97 Bartee, William (28) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998,99 Base, Michael (74) . . . . . . . . . . 1963,64,65,66 Basham, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Bashara, Ellis (32,36) . . . . . . . . . 1931,32,33 Bass, Maurice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1918 Bassey, Eric (13) . . . . . . . . . . . 2002,03,04,05 Baublit, Randy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 (M) Bayles, Marion (54) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1963 Baysinger, Al (76) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998,99,00 Beattie, Richard L. (41) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1961 Beavers, Aubrey (56,72,99) . . . . 1992,93,94 Bechtold, Earl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1917,19 Bechtold, William B. (51) . . . . . . . 1979,80,81 Beck, Wesley W. (39) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1933,35 Becker, Max . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1902 Beckman, William . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950 Beisiegel, Dan (32) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 Belcher, Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1918 Bell, Curry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1913,14,15 Bell, Glenn (20) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Bell, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1914 Bell, John H. (61,83) . . . . . . . . . . 1954,55,56 Bell, Roy Lemount (35) . . . . . . . . 1969,70,71 Belser, Jason (27,29) . . . . . . . . 1988,89,90,91 Bene, Fred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1895 Benien Jr., Paul F. (80) . . . . . . . . 1959,60,61 Benien, John David (81) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1961 Bennett, Cory (97) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Bennett, W. Gary, Jr. (74,76) . . . . 1985,86,87 Benson, Thomas (38) . . . . . . . 1980,81,82,83 Bentley, David P. (99) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Berg, Robert P. (20) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973,74 Bergman, Deroy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Berry, Curtis (30) . . . . . . . . . . 1928,29,30,31 Berry, Harry L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1926,27,28 Berry, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1901 Berry, Mike (44,80) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978 Berry, Roger E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1910,11,12 Berryhill, Darin (85) . . . . . . . . . 1981,83,84,85 Bibb, Boyd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47 Bigby, Byron (59,73) . . . . . . . . . . 1966,67,68 Birge, Laddie V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1940,41 Birdine, Larry (92) . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003,04,05 Birks, Mike (15) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974,75,76 Bishop, Bobby (10) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979,81 Bishop, Gary (64) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Blake, John (36,90) . . . . . . . . . 1979,80,81,82 Blanton, Scott (16) . . . . . . . . . . 1991,92,93,94 Blevins, Dean (2) . . . . . . . . . . . 1974,75,76,77 Blevins, Frank (35) . . . . . . . . . 1987,88,89,90 Blocker, Chris (24) . . . . . . . . . . 1995,96,97,98 Blodgett, Mark (63) . . . . . . . . . . . 1988,89,91 Blubaugh, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 (M) Boatright, Lloyd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1922 Bobo, Robert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 (M) Bodenhamer, Bob . . . . . . . . . . 1945,47,48,49 Bodin, Jeffrey R . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974,75 Bodine, Hugh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1904 Bogle, Clyde . . . . . . . . . 1899,1900,01,02,03 Bohannon, Craig (37) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Bolinger, Bo (79) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1953,54,55 Boll, Virgil Lloyd (39) . . . . . . . . . . 1961,62,63 Bolton, Jerry (50) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1937,38,39

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Bomar, Rhett (7) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Bookout, Billy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951 Borah, Orin (10,19) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1930,31 Bosworth, Brian K. (89,44) . . . . . 1984,85,86 Boudreau, George . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1941 Boudreau, Raphael (35,37) . . . 1935,36,37,38 Boudreaux, Richard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1963 Bourland, Joe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991 (T) Bowden, Joe (45) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989,90,91 Bowen, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1957 (M) Bowers, Justin (19,56) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1938,39 Bowles, R.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1921,22,23 Bowman, Charles “Chuck” (52) . . . . . . . 1957 Bowman, Dick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951,52,53 Boyd, Bobby (25) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1957,58,59 Boyd, James (57,60) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989 Boydston, Max (41) . . . . . . . . . 1951,52,53,54 Boyle, Dorsey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1917,19 Braden, Kent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951,52 (M) Bradford, Kent (68) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977,78 Bradley, Danny L. (1) . . . . . . . . 1981,82,83,84 Bradley, John (42,60) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988,91 Bradley, Lester E. (77) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1959 Bradley, Mark (1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003, 04 Brady, Barry (97) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 Brady, Rickey (86) . . . . . . . . . . 1990,91,92,93 Brahaney, Tom (54) . . . . . . . . . . . 1970,71,72 Brauninger, Brian (66) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990,91 Braxton, Brandon (76) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Breathett, Sherdeill H. (47) . . . . . . . . 1980,81 Brecht, Martin B. (49) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 Breeden, Charles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943 Breeden Joe, Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943 Breeden, J.W. (33) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1935,36 Brewer, Bart (46) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Brewer, Dewell (6,23) . . . . . . . 1989,90,91,92 Brewer, George W., Jr. . . . . . . 1946,47,48,49 Brewer, Otto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916 Brewington, Carl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1941 Bridges, John (38) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1935 Bridges, Richard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Briggs, Larry (22) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Bright, Darryl “Rocky” (95) . . . . 1997,98,99,00 Brindley, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Briscoe, Albert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916,19 Brinkman, Wade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 (M) Brinkman, Wade . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1922,23,24 Britt, Jodie Dean (95) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 Brockman, Ed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1923,24,25 Bronson, Jason (63) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997,98 Brooks, Bill (82) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973,74,75 Bross, Eric B. (36) . . . . . . . . . . 1986,87,88,89 Bross, Larry A. (69,75) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1968 Brown, Sidney, Jr. (21) . . . . . . . . 1974,75,76 Brown, C.D. “Sonny” (8) . . . . . 1983,84,85,86 Brown, Don K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1952,53,54 Brown, Gordon (87) . . . . . . . . . . . 1963,64,65 Brown, Jammal (55) . . . . . . . . 2001,02,03,04 Brown, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1905 Brown, Joe A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1917 Brown, Joe (6,12) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994,95 Brown, Larry (33,45) . . . . . . . . . . 1963,64,65 Brown, Mart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1925,26,27 Brown, Melvin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950,52,53 Brown, Ralph (78) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1934,35,36 Brown, Shaq (96) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996,97 Brown, Terence (3) . . . . . . . . . 1993,94,95,96 Brown, Victor Larue (92) . . . . . . . . . . 1975,76 Brown, William H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1955,56 Browne, Howard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1907 Broyles, J. Henry, Jr. (56) . . . . . . . . . 1955,56 Brumley, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943 Bryan, Mitch W. (97) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982,83 Bryan, Rick D. (80) . . . . . . . . . 1980,81,82,83 Bryan, Steven R. (86) . . . . . . . 1983,84,85,86 Bryant, Anthony (71) . . . . . . . . 1973,74,75,76 Bryce, C.F. (67) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1942 Buchanan, Dennis (55) . . . . . . . . 1972,73,75 Buchanan, James N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1909 Bullard, David (50,69) . . . . . . . . . 1994,95,96 Bumgardner, Allen W. (85) . . . . . . 1962,63,64 Bunge, Paul (56) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972 Burch, Wyatt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1901,02,03,06 Burcham, S. “Bubba” (59) . . . . 1997,98,99,00 Burgar, Jim (14) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1966,67 Burgert, Eran Omer, Jr. . . . . . . . . 1943,44,45

Burgess, Rickey T. (54) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1966 Burget, Barry (26) . . . . . . . . . . 1976,77,78,79 Burget, Grant (25) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972,73,74 Burkett, Vernon D. (62,97) . . . . . . 1964,65,66 Burkhart, Jon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 (T) Burks, Brent (69,94) . . . . . . . . . . 1982,83,84 Burns, Artis (29) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993,94 Burns, Greg (86) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1964 Burns, Mike (51,71,82) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1965 Burris, Kurt (51) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951,52,53,54 Burris, Lynn (55) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1956 Burris, Paul “Buddy” . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47,48 Burris, Robert R. (40) . . . . . . . . . 1953,54,55 Burroughs, Ramon (21) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 Burson, H.T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1896 Burton, Cornelius (87) . . . . . . . 1996,97,98,99 Burton, Newton (65) . . . . . . . . . . 1962,63,64 Burton, Sam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1910,12 Bush, Chris (52) . . . . . . . . . . . 2002,03,04,05 Bush, Larry (31) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992,93,94,95 Butts, Wes (61,75) . . . . . . . . . . . 1965,66,67 Buxton, C.C. (15) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1930 Byerly, Jim (54) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1959 Byford, Lyndle (79) . . . . . . . . . . . 1979,80,81 Bynum, Chester L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951,52

C Cabbiness, Carl (83) . . . . . . . . 1985,86,87,88 Cabbiness, Chris (16) . . . . . . . . . 1988,89,90 Cade, Tony (31) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Cagle, Gene (11,12) . . . . . . . . . . 1965,66,67 Calame, Gene (31) . . . . . . . . . 1951,52,53,54 Callens, Corey (92) . . . . . . . . . 1997,98,99,00 Calmus, Rocky (20) . . . . . . . . . 1998,99,00,01 Calonkey, Steve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973 Campbell, Bill (53) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1940,41,42 Campbell, Chris (66) . . . . . . . . . . 1993,94,95 Campbell, David (57,59) . . . . . . . 1992,93,94 Campbell, Ralph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1907,08 Campbell, Roy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1908 Cantrell, Marshall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973 Capshaw, Elmer . . . . . . . . . . . 1912,13,14,15 Capshaw, Fred . . . . . . . . . . . . 1908,09,10,11 Carey, Orville J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1931,32,33 Cargill, Brett (77) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976,77 Carlyle, Bill (53) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1964,65 Carman, Jack P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1927 Carnahan, Sam D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950 Carner, James (69) . . . . . . . . . . . 1978,79,80 Carollo, Joe (68) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993,95 Carpenter, Adam (68 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997,98 Carpenter, Dick (33 . . . . . . . . . . . 1957,58,59 Carpenter, E.J. (22) . . . . . . . . . . . 1958,60,61 Carr, Lydell (44,45) . . . . . . . . . 1984,85,86,87 Carroll, Hugh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1904 Carroll, John (10) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971,72,74 Carroll, Tom M. (38) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1953,54 Carter, Bobby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Carter, David (89) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981,82 Carter, Gary (27) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972 Carter, Jason (6) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003,04,05 Carter, Melvin (14) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989,90,92 Carter, Vince (50) . . . . . . . . . . 2001,02,03,04 Cartwright, Roy (52) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954 Case, Scott (10) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982,83 Casey, Clay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1936 Casillas, Tony (92) . . . . . . . . . . 1982,83,84,85 Cason, Owen T. (83) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1933 Casteel, Steve (44) . . . . . . . . . . . 1968,69,70 Catlin, Tom A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950,51,52 Cavil, Ben (63,91) . . . . . . . . . . 1991,92,93,94 Cawthon, Pete W., Jr. (52) . . . . . . . . . 1941,42 Chaisson, Kelvin (70) . . . . . . . 2002,03,04,05 Chambers, Evans E. (8,18) . . . . . . . . . . 1931 Chambers, Wayne (15,44) . . . . . . 2002,03,04 Chandler, Albert M. (82) . . . . . . . . 1970,71,72 Chandler, Dwayne (32) . . . . . . 1992,93,94,96 Chaney, Quentin (19) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Chase, Martin (93) . . . . . . . . . . 1994,95,96,97 Cherry, Fred (13,14,22) . . . . . . . . 1930,31,32 Chester, Chris (84, 64) . . . . . . 2002,03,04,05 Chiles, Clay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1933 Chilless, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1947,48,49 Choate, Phillip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 (T)


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Gaddis, Mike (22,32) . . . . . . . . . . 1988,89,91 Gaines, Ryan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 (T) Gambill, Jess . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1898 Gambrell, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1944 Gambrell, Rick E. (89) . . . . . . . 1971,72,73,74 Gammil, Floyd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916 Garl, Michael Scott (49) . . . . . . 1985,86,87,88 Garrett, John C. (50,67) . . . . . . . . 1962,63,64 Gary, Keith (92) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979,80 Gassoway, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943 Gatewood, Evan (54) . . . . . . . . . 1983,84,85 Gaut, Robert N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951,52 Gautt, Prentice (38) . . . . . . . . . . . 1957,58,59 Gaynor, Joe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951 Geerts, Greg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 (M) Gentry, Cash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1933,34 Gentry, Malcomb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1914

SEASON REVIEW

Earnest, Rick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 (M) Earthman, Bill (94) . . . . . . . . . . . 1982,83,84 Eason, Roger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1939,40,41 Eck, Robert (54) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Ederer, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1955,56,57 Edgeman, Harold C. (60) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1938 Edmonson, Charles Van . . . . . . . 1920,21,22 Elam, Willis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954 Elfstrom, W.W. “Bill” (60) . . . . . . . 1967,68,69 Ellington, Sidney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983 (M) Ellis, Harry H. (96) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1933,34,35 Ellis, Richard F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951,52 Ellstrom, Marvin (48) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1931 Ellsworth, Fred (66) . . . . . . . . . . 1933,35,36 Elrod, James W. (54) . . . . . . . . . 1973,74,75 Emel, Thomas Jeffrey (78) . . . . . . . . . . 1974 Emerson, Thomas E. (69) . . . . . . 1954,55,56 Emerson, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978 Emmert, Darryl L. (73) . . . . . . . . . 1969,70,71 English, Auston (84) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 English, Porter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1908,09 Ervin, Greg (5) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990,91 Erwin, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Estep, Robert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943,44 Estes, H.O. (62 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1960 Estrada, Abner (78) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Estus, Jerad (33) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Evans, Chez (75) . . . . . . . . . . 1973,74,75,76 Evans, J.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1895 Evans, Richard (86) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1958 Evans, Richard W. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 Evans, Scott (55,78) . . . . . . . . 1987,88,89,90 Evans, Tommy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 (M) Everage, Brandon (7) . . . . . . . 2000,01,02,03 Ewbank, James B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1948,52 Ewing, Darrell L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1929,30

Fagan, Curtis (12) . . . . . . . . . . 1999,00,01,02 Farley, Gerald (18) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 Farria, Shawn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Farthing, Jody (53) . . . . . . . . . . . 1976,77,78 Fauble, Don (00) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1942 Favor, Richard E. (53) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1938,39 Fazande, Jermaine (30) . . . . . 1995,96,97,98 Feagan, Jimmy (85) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1958 Ferguson, Blake (87) . . . . . . . . . . 2002,03,04 Ferguson, Jeff (17,83) . . . . . . . 1998,99,00,01 Ferguson, Glenn (74 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981 Ferguson, Milton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1899 Ferrer, Paul G. (55 . . . . . . . . . . 1981,82,84,85 Fields III, Carson (32) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Fields, Jerod (71) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001,02 Fields, Jess . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1914,16 Fields, Mike (34) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991,92 Fields, Robert D. (26) . . . . . . . . . 1928,29,30 Fields, Troy (72) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Files, Jim (84). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967,68,69 Finch, Lonnie (9) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985,86,87 Finley, Joe Jon (85) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004,05 Fischer, Max . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1941,46,47 Fisher, Rod (7) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988,89,91 Fisher, Ryan (75,94) . . . . . . . . 1997,98,99,00 Fitch, Ken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943 Flanagan, Orlando (53) . . . . . . . . . . 1980,81 Flanagan, Robert (40,87). . . . . . . . . . . . 1965 Fleetwood, Harold E. (20) . . . . . . . . . 1932,33 Fleming, L.B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1923 Flemons, Tommy (39,93,98) . . . . 1980,82,83 Fletcher, Patrick (16) . . . . . . . . . . 1998,99,00 Fletcher, Ron (11,28) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1964 Flint, Earl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1928,29 Flood, Alger W. (77) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969 Flynn, John (84) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1962,63 Flynn, John (73) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003,04 Fogle, Anthony (9) . . . . . . . . . . 1993,94,95,96 Foley, Mark J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980 Fontenette, Johnny (44,83) . . . . . 1980,82,83 Ford, Ataleo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Ford, Harry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1896,97,98 Forrest, Dugan (72,91) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Foster, Ed (77) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971,72,73 Foster, Jerr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Foster, Raybourne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1915 Fox, Dave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1908 Francis, William Raleigh (71) . . . . 1933,34,35 Franklin, Willie (80) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970,71 Franks, Charles (15) . . . . . . . . 1988,89,90,91 Frazer, David P. (83,94) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1968 Frazier, Jeff (19) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994,95 Freeby, Cody (17) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Freeman, Jason (86) . . . . . . . . 1995,96,97,98 Freeman, Mario (44) . . . . . . . . . . 1992,93,94 Friday, Elmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Friedrichs, L.G. (14) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1939 Fuente, Justin (12) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996,97 Fulcher, Rick (8) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972,73 Fulghum, Gale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943 Fultz, Eric (79) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988,90,91 Funk, John H. (45) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1941 Fuqua, Karey A. (74) . . . . . . . . . . 1933,34,35

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Dainty, Chad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 Dalke, Bill (40) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975,76 Dambro, Guntar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972 (M) Dampeer, Lawrence (74) . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Daniel, Ryan (82,83) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Daniels, Brandon (8) . . . . . . . . 1996,97,98,99 Darnell, Bobby J. (54) . . . . . . . 1952,53,54,55 Daughtry, Tim (88) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994,95 Davis, Alan (95) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Davis, Anthony (41,42) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 Davis, Brad (69) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001,02 Davis, Cornelius (14) . . . . . . . . . . 1995,96,97 Davis, Danny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 (M) Davis, Don W. (42,57) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1966 Davis, Ernest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Davis, George (90) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Davis, Heath . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 (T) Davis, James W. (53) . . . . . . . . . 1957,58,59 Davis, Jim (53) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951,52 Davis, Kyle (50) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972,73,74 Davis, Sam A. (69,97) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1961 Davis, Skivey A.R. . . . . . . . . . . . 1917,19,20 Davis, Steve (5) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973,74,75 Davis, Thomas “Eddy” (66) . . . 1941,42,46,47 Davis, Wendell (28) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994,95 Dawson, Chris (48,49) . . . . . . . . . 1993,94,95 Dawson, Russell Scott (78) . . . 1977,79,80,81 Day, Ernest B. (20) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1955,56 Day, Lionell (66) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1968,69,70 Dayton, Max (23) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971 Deacon, Erl E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1917,18,19,20 Deere, Monte M. (12,32) . . . . . . . 1960,61,62 DeLoney, Bruce Edward (88) . . . 1969,70,71 Delozier, Brown (5,29) . . . . . . . . . . . 1980,82 Dempsey, Jackie L. (43) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1962 Dennison, Russell (36) . . . . . . 2002,03,04,05 Denton, Sammy L. “Bo” (79,80) . . . . . 1967,68 Denton, Tim (23) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994,95 Depue, L. Dale (20) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1956,57 DeQuasie, Brent (47) . . . . . . . . 1992,93,94,95 DeQuasie, Greg (16,48) . . . . . 1988,89,90,91 Derr, Bruce J. (20) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1968,69,70 Derrick, Robert (28) . . . . . . . . . . . 1954,55,56 Desmond, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943 Dewberry, Glenn (53) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969,71 DiCarlo, Trey (83) . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002,03,04 Dickey, Donald F. (38) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1960 Dickson, Wayne (34,38,52) . . . . . 1987,88,89 Dillard, Stacey (77) . . . . . . . . . 1988,89,90,91 Dillingham, David (59) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983,84 Dillingham, W. David (34) . . . . . . . . . . . 1969 Dillon, Richard (41) . . . . . . . . . 1984,86,87,88 Dinkins, Merle L. . . . . . . . . . . . 1943,44,46,47 DiRienzo, Tony (3) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973,74,75 Dittman, Barry Robert (38,50) . 1975,77,78,79 Dixon, Greg (69) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987,89

Dixon, Rickey (29) . . . . . . . . . . 1984,85,86,87 Dobbs, James Mark . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982 (M) Dodd, Carl (22) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1955,56,57 Dodd, Gary Steve (40,87) . . . . . . 1971,72,73 Dodd, Sidney (65,97) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982,83 Dodds, James Lawrence (72) . . . 1974,75,76 Dodson, Ted E. (63) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1963 Dollarhide, Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1944 Donaghey, Jerry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1953 Donley, Lance (86) . . . . . . . . . 2000,01,02,03 Dotson, Alonzo (91) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Douglas, Alfred G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1917,18 Douglas, Willard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1906,09 Dowell, Charles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1947,48,49 Downing, Dewayne (29) . . . . . . . . . . 1979,82 Downs, Albert (73) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1942 Drake, Bruce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1927,28 Drane, Dwight (33) . . . . . . . . . 1980,81,82,83 Driscoll, Mark W. (59) . . . . . . . . . . . 1970,71 Dubler, Rick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Duggan, Gilford (69) . . . . . . . . . . 1937,38,39 Duke, Richard Lawrence (65) . . . . . . . . 1975 Dulaney, Michael (55) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Duncan, Howard (68) . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000,01 Duncan, Terry (26) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 Duncan, Tim (15,40) . . . . . . . . . . 1999,00,01 Dunkleberger, Scott . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 (T) Dunlap, Robert L. (9,39) . . . . . . . 1931,32,33 Dunn, Bert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1895 Dunn, Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943 Duong, Holly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 (T) Dupree, Marcus (22) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982 Durant, W.E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916,17 Durham, Jere (83) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1957,58 Dutton, Richard L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 Dutton, Todd (64) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Dvoracek, Dusty (94) . . . . 2001,02,03,04,05 Dye, Alan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973 Dykes, Billy (86) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988,91

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Cross, Rick D. (71,86) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980 Cross, W.J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1904,05,06,07 Crosswhite, Kenneth (17) . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Crosswhite, Leon M. (17) . . . . . . 1970,71,72 Crosswhite, Rodney (17) . . . . . . . 1964,65,66 Crouch, Terry (75) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979,80,81 Crowder, Earl F. (21) . . . . . . . . . . 1936,37,38 Crowder, Eddie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950,51,52 Crowder, Stan (20) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1965,66 Crudup, Derrick (15) . . . . . . . . . . 1985,86,87 Crutchmer, Larry (55,77,81) . . . . 1965,66,67 Culbreath, James C., Jr. (41) . . . . . . . 1975,76 Cullen, Ronald J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1920,21,22 Culley, Blair (93) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 Culver, David (28,87) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982 Culver, Ed (61) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978,79,80,81 Culver, Max . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1944 Cumby, George (28) . . . . . . . . 1976,77,78,79 Cummings, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 (M) Cummings, Millard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1944 Cunningham, Glenn (83) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1959 Cunningham, Joe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950 Curnutt, Edsel “Red” (14,27) . . . . . . . 1931,32 Curtis, Joe (55) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976,77 Cutchall, Dean B. (93) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1935 Cuva, Pete (80) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002

BOOMER S OONER

Choice, Tashard (2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Chretien, Marcus (87) . . . . . . . . . . . 2000, 01 Chrisman, Gary (46) . . . . . . . . . . 1968,69,70 Christian, Brian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 (M) Christian, Moe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 (M) Christmon, Drew (24) . . . . . . . . . 1990,91,92 Churchill, Tom, Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . 1927,28,29 Clammer, Sam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1927 Clapham, Jasper . . . . . . . . 1895,96,97,98,99 Claphan, Sam (63) . . . . . . . . . . . 1976,77,78 Clapp, Matt (34) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Clark, Bert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1949,50,51 Clark, Beryl (25) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1938,39 Clark, Carl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1919 Clark, Glenn C. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1909,10,11,12 Clark, Ricky (62) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 Clark, Waymon (33) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973 Clark, William . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1912,13,14 Clark, William, N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1905 Clay, Nigel (63,97) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Clayton, Mark (9) . . . . . . . . . . . 2001,02,03,04 Clearman, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970 (M) Clements, Alex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1902,03 Clewis, Paul (82) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981,82,83 Clopton, Mike (15) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983 Coast, Mike (48,54) . . . . . . . . . . . 1978,79,80 Coats, Michael (41) . . . . . . . . . 1990,91,92,93 Cobbs, John (81) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978 Cockrell, Gene (72) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954 Cody, Dan (80) . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000,02,03,04 Coffman, Randy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972 Cohane, Tim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967 Coker, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1933,34 Cole, J.W. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1949,50 Coleman, Royce (30) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Coleman, Steven (90) . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004,05 Collier, Perry (26,29) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993,94 Collier, Terry (30,33) . . . . . . . . . . 1992,93,94 Collins, Egean (56) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983 Collins, Harve T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1914 Collins, Patrick (33) . . . . . . . . . 1984,85,86,87 Collins, Steve (10) . . . . . . . . . . 1989,90,91,92 Collins, Tink (9) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989,90,91,92 Comeaux, Glenn (56) . . . . . . . . . 1973,74,75 Comer, Jason (65) . . . . . . . . . . 1992,93,94,95 Condren, Glen P. (78,88) . . . . . . . 1962,63,64 Conkright, William (55) . . . . . . . . 1934,35,36 Conley, Tim (79) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 Connor, John (14,41) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Conrad, J. R. (78) . . . . . . . . . . 1992,93,94,95 Conrad, Rich (67) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Coody, Reed (68) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972 Cook, Edward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1904 Cook, James Duane (60,72) . . . . 1960,61,62 Cook, Paul (95) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Cookman, Jeff (36,43) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986 (T) Cooper, Adrian . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987,88,89,90 Cooper, Jon (50) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Coots, Earl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1910 Copher, Brian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 (M) Coppage, Alton (54) . . . . . . . . . . . 1937,38,39 Corbitt, Dick (74) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1957,58 Corbitt, Tom R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1964 (M) Corey, Orville J. (33,50) . . . . . . . . 1931,32,33 Cornelius, George R. . . . . . . . . . 1950,51,52 Cornell, Bob (14) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1958,59,60 Correia, Joe (98,99) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992,94 Corrotto, Albert (41) . . . . . . . . . . . 1935,36,37 Corrotto, Eugene F. (31) . . . . . . . 1936,37,38 Coshow, Larry (71) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980 Couch, Jeffrey A. (98) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Counter, Ron (32) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Courtright, Raymond . . . . . . . . 1911,12,13,14 Covin, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951 Cowan, Jackie R. (32) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1961,63 Cowling, L.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1941 Cox, R.A. (86) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1934 Cox, Thomas S. (68,74) . . . . . . . 1959,60,61 Coyle, Ross (84) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1956,57,58 Crafts, Jerry (55) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Craig, Kevin (32) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976 Craig, Robert Edward (50) . . . . . . 1965,66,67 Crider, Frank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1927,28,29 Crook, Justin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 (M) Cross, D. Leon (61,71) . . . . . . . . 1960,61,62 Cross, Jerry L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1953

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Gentry, Weldon C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1928,29 Geren, David R. (87,90) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971 Geyer, Forest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1913,14,15 Gibbons, George (32) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1941,42 Gibbs, Gary L. (41,55) . . . . . . . . . 1972,73,74 Giese, Warren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946 Giles, Barry (70) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994,95 Giller, Tre (72) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987,88 Gilstrap, Jimmy R. (60) . . . . . . . . 1961,62,63 Ging, Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951,52,53 Glenn, Ledell (7) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 Goad, Robert W. . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47,48,49 Goff, Duane (84) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1953,54,55 Golding, Joe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1941,46 Goldsby, Jerry (73,77) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1963,64 Goodall, Buddy (56) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1942 Goode, James (39) . . . . . . . . . . . 1988,89,90 Goodlow, Daryl (46) . . . . . . . . . . . 1980,82,83 Goodman, John (72) . . . . . . . . 1976,77,78,79 Goodwin, Rick (52,61,68) . . . . . . 1965,66,67 Gordon, Murray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1927 Gordon, Tracy (47,52) . . . . . . . . . 1988,89,90 Gorka, Bryan (48,49) . . . . . . . . . 1991,92,94 Gortmaker, Steven (4,5) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Graalman, Gordon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1931 Grace, George . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1936,37 Grady, Tommy (15) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Graham, Bobbye . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 (M) Graham, Elbert (77) . . . . . . . . . . . 1979,80,81 Graham, Hershel A. . . . . . . . . . . 1918,19,22 Graham, Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916,17 Gravitt, Bert W. (17) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1962 Gray, Edmund (73) . . . . . . . . . . . 1954,55,56 Gray, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1948,49,50 Grayson, Bobby (12) . . . . . . . . . . 1979,80,81 Grayson, Joseph P. (32) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967 Greathouse, Myrle (61) . . . . . . 1942,46,47,48 Green, Fred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1901,03 Green, John (3) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Green, Karl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973 Green, Merrill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950,52,53 Green, Stanley (70) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1942 Green, Tremayne (43,46) . . . . . . . . . 1992,94 Greenberg, Alan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Greene, Emmitt “Mickey” (58,98) . . . . . 1986 Greenlee, C. Wayne (71) . . . . . . . . . . 1954,55 Gregg, Kelly (97) . . . . . . . . . . . 1995,96,97,98 Griffin, Bennett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916 Griffin, Quentin (22) . . . . . . . . . 1999,00,01,02 Griffis, Russell D. (90) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977,78 Grigg, Larry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951,52,53 Grimmett, Tom (49) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1931 Grisham, Jim C. (45) . . . . . . . . . . 1962,63,64 Guess, Arthur (18,26)1 . . . . . . . 987,88,89,90 Guffey, Roy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1923,24,25 Gundy, Cale (12) . . . . . . . . . . . 1990,91,92,93 Gutierrez, Jacob (21) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004,05 Gwinn, Richard L. (70) . . . . . . . . . 1956,57,58 Gwinn, Robert, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989 (M)

H Haag, Heinie W. (34) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1931 Haberlein, Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1940,41 Haddad, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Hake, Jeff (47) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983,84,85 Hale, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Hale, Earl P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47,48 Hale, Joe Cliff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 Halfman, Peter F. (36) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970,72 Hall, Albert (1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991,92,93,94 Hall, Bernard (17,89) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Hall, Brian (21) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980,82,83,84 Hall, Charles E. “Ed” (72) . . . . . . 1964,65,66 Hall, Larry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1963 (T) Haller, W.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1925,26,27 Hallett, Bill D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1944,45 Hallum, Ken (67) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1955 Hamilton, Raymond L. (96) . . . . . 1970,71,72 Hamilton, William . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1926,27,28 Hamm, Huel (71) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1940,41,42 Hamm, W. Dow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1918,19,21 Hammert, Pete, Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1922,23 Hammond, John (12) . . . . . . . . . . 1963,64,65 Hammons, Chris (81) . . . . . . . . . 1998,99,00

Hamon, Claude L. (64,77). . . . . . . . . 1960,61 Han, Tony (53) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 Hancock, Roy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916 Harbuck, Jennifer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 (T) Hardin, Lawrence (18) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981 Hardin, Robert W. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Hardy, Russell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1918,19 Harley, John, Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943,44 Harley, John, Sr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1910 Harmon, Jason (86) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Harmon, Ronald E. (83) . . . . . . . . . . . 1962,63 Harold, James . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1921 Harp, Laddie J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1947 Harper, Gary (45) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1966,67,68 Harper, Mike (40) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967,68,69 Harper, Scotty (3,43) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 Harrell, Joe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Harris, Bill (87) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1956 Harris, Calvin Roy (6) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 Harris, Jack (54) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1933,34,35 Harris, Jerome (91,93) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976 Harris, Jim (15) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954,55,56 Harris, Nic (5) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Harris, Ralph (60) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1939,40,41 Harris, Tommie (97) . . . . . . . . . . . 2001,02,03 Harrison, Bob (54) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1956,57,58 Harrison, Jon (12) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970,71 Hart, Ben (37,88) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1964,65,66 Hartford, Glen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1922,23,24 Hartley, Garrett (32, 10) . . . . . . . . . . . 2004,05 Hartline, Ronnie (45) . . . . . . . . . . 1958,59,60 Harts, John A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1895 Harvell, Everett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Haskell, Lawrence . . . . . . . . . . 1918,19,20,21 Haskins, A. Lynwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1926,28 Hatcher, Mickey (82) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976 Haught, Richard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1960 Hawkins, Howard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Haworth, Steve (6) . . . . . . . . . . 1979,80,81,82 Hawpe, Mike (57) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969,72 Haycraft, Hugh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1896 Hayden, Jerry (66) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1963 Hayes, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983 (M) Haynes, Ray (80,90) . . . . . . . . . . 1964,65,66 Heape, Gene G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,49 Heard, Charles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943,44 Hearon, Darlon N. “Doc” . . . . . . . 1951,52,53 Heath, Leon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1948,49,50 Heatly, Dick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1949,50,51 Hebert, Bud (33) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976,77,79 Heinecke, Cory (89) . . . . . . . . . . . 1999,00,01 Hefley, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1896,97,98,99 Helms, Randy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 (T) Henderson, Joseph S. (46,60) . . . . . . . . 1965 Henderson, R. Alan (46,83) . . . . . 1964,65,66 Henderson, Rod (17,50) . . . . . 1993,94,95,96 Henderson, Zac R. (19) . . . . . . 1974,75,76,77 Hendricks, Earl . . . . . . . . . . . . 1920,21,23,24 Hendricks, Viene . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1921,23,24 Herndon, Bob D. (36) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1953,54 Hess, Jeremy (73,85) . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000,01 Hetherington, Jerry (26,27) . . . . . . . . . . 1969 Hetherington, Rickey (32,37) . . . . 1966,68,69 Hettmannsperger, Harry (56,65) . . . . . . 1966 Heupel, Josh (14) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999,00 Hewes, Elmo “Bo” (68) . . . . . . . . 1934,35,36 Hicks, Victor (80) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975,76,77 Hickson, Donta (35) . . . . . . . . . . . 2003,04,05 Higginbotham, John (59) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977 Hilaire, Eric (90) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Hill, Harry F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1918,19,20,21 Hill, Houston “Bus” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1925 Hill, Howard W. “Bill” (70) . . . . . . 1962,63,64 Hill, James . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Hill, Kyle (13). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991,93 Hill, Scott (7) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973,74,75,76 Hillis, James H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982 (T) Hines, Percy (32) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983,84 Hinton, Eddie (33) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1966,67,68 Hobby, Brewster (32) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1959,60 Hoffman, Wayne (41,81) . . . . . . . 1972,73,74 Hogan, Patrick (27) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1963 Hoge, John (9) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Holieway, Jamelle (4) . . . . . . . 1985,86,87,88 Holland, J.D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1912 Holland, Lonnie (14) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1956

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Holland, Weaver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1910 Holleyman, Bary (93,99) . . . . . 1998,99,00,01 Holloway, Don . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983 (M) Holman, Jay (63) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Holmes, Lendy (11) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Holt, Jack D. (34) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1958,59 Hood, Fred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1955 Horkey, Joe R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1948,49,50 Hotchkiss, Lewis (45) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1938 Hott, Oliver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1913,14,15,16 Hott, Sabert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1910,11,12,13 Hott, Willis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1913,14,15,16 Houston, Brandon (70) . . . . . . . . 1989,90,91 Houtman, Jay (37) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 Hover, Lee (9) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975,76,77 Howard, James . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Hubbard, Edward (32) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1934 Hubble, Rocky (67) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981,82 Huddleston, Woody (82) . . . . . . . 1935,36,37 Hudgens, David (70) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976,77 Huffman, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Huffman, Eric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 (M) Hughes, Harry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1904,05,06 Hughes, Randy (19) . . . . . . . . . . 1972,73,74 Hull, Ronn (70,84,89) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Hulsey, Grant (95) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Hunt, Daryl (85) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975,76,77,78 Hunt, Jay (21) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Hurst, Derrick (57) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001,02 Husack, John E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47,48 Hussey, Pat (23) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972,73,74 Hutson, Mark (79) . . . . . . . . . . 1984,85,86,87 Hybl, Nate (8) . . . . . . . . . . 2000, 2001, 2002

I Iglesias, Juaquin (9) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Ingram, Austin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1952 Ingram, Clint (37,44) . . . . . . . . 2002,03,04,05 Ingram, Jerry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950,51,52 Inman, Richard Walton (92) . . . . . . . . . 1961 Irmscher, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 (M) Irvin, Darrell (59,92) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978,79 Irvin, Kyle (16) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Irvin, Oliver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1906 Ivory, Horace (29,32) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975,76 Ivy, Corey L. (43) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995,96,97 Ivy, Corey T. (9) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997,98 Ivy, Frank “Pop” (68) . . . . . . . . . . 1937,38,39

J Jackson, Alvin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1921,22 Jackson, Brent (27,43) . . . . . . . . . . . 1998,00 Jackson, Elvin E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943,44 Jackson, Grady (38) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1931 Jackson, James Ray (28) . . . . . . . . . . . 1966 Jackson, Jarrail (1,2,19) . . . . . 1996,97,98,99 Jackson, Jonathan (49) . . . . . . 2001,02,03,04 Jackson, Keith (88) . . . . . . . . . 1984,85,86,87 Jackson, Kerry (14_ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972,74 Jackson, Michael (14) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 Jackson, Mickey (87) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1957,59 Jackson, Pasha (8,53) . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002,03 Jacobs, Jack (27) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1939,40,41 Jacobs, Jay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982 Jamar, Gary (37) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1968 James, Harold L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1921 Janes, Charles Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1949,50 Jarman, George W. (66) . . . . . . . . . . 1961,63 Jenkins, Delbert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1899 Jenkins, William . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1899 Jenkinson, Steve (2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 Jennings, Bill (66) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1938,39,40 Jennings, Doyle D. (61) . . . . . . . 1955,56,57 Jennings, Steve (90) . . . . . . . . . . 1956,57,58 Jensen, Chris (67) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991 Jensen, Lester . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Jensen, Robert M. (67,79) . . . . . . . . . 1971,72 Jimerson, Brian (50) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Jimerson, Jay (15) . . . . . . . . . . 1977,78,79,80 Johnson, Andre (6) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Johnson, Corey (27) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990,91 Johnson, Darrius (42) . . . . . . . 1992,93,94,95

Johnson, E.B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1921,22,23,24 Johnson, Earl (5) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983,84,86 Johnson, Graham B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916,17 Johnson, Greg (75) . . . . . . . . . 1984,85,86,87 Johnson, Keith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978 (M) Johnson, Manuel (6) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Johnson, Mark D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980 (M) Johnson, Mickey R. (56) . . . . . 1955,56,57,58 Johnson, Montford . . . . . . . . . . . . 1914,15,16 Johnson, Montford T. III (25) . . . . . . . 1969,70 Johnson, Neil R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1913,14 Johnson, Oscar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1900,01 Johnson, Troy (80,88) . . . . . . . 1984,85,86,87 Johnson, Wallace (46) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1961 Johnson, Wally . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982 Johnston, Paul X. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1918,19,20 Johnston, Ross . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916,17,18 Johnston, W.R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916,17,19 Jones, Brandon (81) . . . . . . . . 2001,02,03,04 Jones, Cedric (57) . . . . . . . . . . 1992,93,94,95 Jones, Danté (50) . . . . . . . . . . 1984,85,86,87 Jones, Harold (71,92) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989 Jones, Jim (62,88) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979,80,81 Jones, Kejuan (20) . . . . . . . . . 2002,03,04,05 Jones, Ken (72,98) . . . . . . . . . . . 1970,71,72 Jones, Ontei (11,38,42) . . . . . . 1997,98,99,00 Jones, Russell (6,25) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991,92 Jones, Sedric (48) . . . . . . . . . . 1996,97,98,99 Jones, W.D. “Buddy” . . . . . . . . 1947,48,49,50 Jordan, Phil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969,70,71 Joseph, Davin (77) . . . . . . . . . 2002,03,04,05 Joseph, Gana (29,38) . . . . . . . . . 1996,97,98 Joseph, Jason (18) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998,99 Joyce, Micheal R. (83) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980 Joyner, Barry (42) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978,79,80 Judkins, John F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986 Justice, Chris (40,46) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996

K Kabba, Ahmed (5) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997,98 Kaighan, Mike (43,54) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Kalsu, Bob (77,94) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1965,66,67 Kaltenbacher, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Kaspar, Kert (46) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984,87,88 Keadle, Robert D. (33,42) . . . . . . . . . . . 1960 Kearney, Vic (31) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970,71,72 Keeling, Mike (99) . . . . . . . . . . 1979,80,81,82 Keeton, Durwood (21) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972,73 Keith, Jason (58) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990,91,92 Keith, Olin (37) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1939,40 Keller, Troy Kay . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950,52,53 Kelly, Malcolm (2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Kempenich, Scott (72) . . . . . . . 1997,98,99,00 Kennedy, Jon R. (48) . . . . . . . . . . 1964,65,66 Kennon, Doug . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986 (T) Kennon, Lee V. (60) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943 Key, Don (60) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979,80,81,82 Kidd, Summie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1926,27 Killingsworth, Joe (83) . . . . . . . . . 1967,68,69 Killingsworth, T.K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 (M) Killion, Kirk (83) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973,74 Kilpatrick, Darren (90) . . . . . . . 1984,85,86,87 Kimball, Robert L. (21) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977,78 Kindley, Don L., Jr. (52) . . . . . . . . . . . 1965,66 King, Aubrey (87,97) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985,86 King, David W. (57) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967 King, Glenn (21) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969,70,71 King, Kenny (30) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976,77,78 Kinlaw, Reggie (62) . . . . . . . . . 1975,76,77,78 Kirby, Darrell (78,96,97) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 Kirby, Monty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976 Kircher, Omer (M) . . . . . . . . . . . 1948, 49, 50 Kirk, Clyde (16) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1928,29,30 Kitchell, Charles Abe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1928 Kitchens, Gus (18) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1938,39 Klein, Kory (93) . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000,01,02,03 Klitzman, Robert (54) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969 Knapp, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1961 Knight, Alford Eugene (38) . . . . . . . . . . 1965 Koller, John (81) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1965,66,67 Koontz, Brent (52,91) . . . . . . . 1990,91,92,94 Kosmos, Mark (69,90) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1965,66 Kramer, Forrest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916 Kramer, Kyle (82) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994


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N Nairn, James . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1908,09,10,11 Needs, Al . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945,48,50 Neely, Ralph E. (77) . . . . . . . . . . 1962,63,64 Neher, Leroy (35) . . . . . . . . . . . 1941,42,46,47 Nelson, Derrick (67) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 Nelson, Don . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1957 Nelson, F. Wayne (18,28) . . . . . . . . . . . 1967 Nelson, George N. (50) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954 Nelson, John (83) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Nelson, Roger D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951,52,53 Nelson, Roy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1929 Nemecek, Vivian (95) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1934,35 Newland, Scott (81) . . . . . . . . . . 1982,83,84 Newton, Charles E. (98) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1968 Nicholson, Donte (8) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003,04 Nicholson, John (99) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970 Nixon, Fred (11) . . . . . . . . . . . 1976,77,78,79 Nixon, Laenar (82) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Noles, Dan M. (48,53) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969 Nolte, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982 (M) Nordgren, Geoffrey E. (19) . . . . . 1969,70,71 Norman, Josh (3,30,31) . . . . . 1998,99,00,01 Norris, Granville T. . . . . . . . . . . . 1925,26,27 Northcutt, Ken (62) . . . . . . . . . . . 1954,55,57 Norvell, J.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 (M) Norwood, Pete (17) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992

O

HISTORY

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

SEASON REVIEW

O’Gara, Bill (54,64,68) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977,78 O’Grady, Kevin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969,70 O’Neal, Benton (19) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1958 O’Neal, Jay (17) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954,55,56 O’Neal, Matt (60) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998,99 O’Neal, Pat (35) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951,52,53,54 O’Neal, Preston, Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1953,54 O’Neal, Robert (36) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 O’Shaughnessy, Steve (18) . . . . . 1969,70,71 Oatts, Paul (55) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993 Odom, Brian (24) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Ogilive, Frank A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1920 Onyenegecha, Chijioke (22) . . . . . . . 2004,05 Orendorff, Bill (64) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972 Orr, Charles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1912 Orr, Ellis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1928,29 Oubre, Louis (66) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978,79,80 Oujesky, Joseph B. (68) . . . . . 1954,55,56,57 Ousley, Scott (44) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997,98 Overstreet, David (22 . . . . . . . 1977,78,79,80 Overton, Milton (63,74,94) . . . . 1992,93,94,95 Owens, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47,48,49 Owens, Roger Ray (36) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976 Owens, Roy (11) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983 Owens, Steve (36) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967,68,69 Owens, Tinker (11 . . . . . . . . . . 1972,73,74,75 Ozumba, Chike (62) . . . . . . . . . . 2000,01,02

THE SOONERS

1950

Morrison, C.E., “Ram” . . . . . . . 1920,21,22,24 Morter, Ray A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1909,10 Morton, Don . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Moseley, Donald G. . . . . . . . . . 1976,77,78 (T) Moses, James (89) . . . . . . . . . 2002,03,04,05 Moss, William B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1911 Moyer, Greg (54,94) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 Mozee, Jamar (43) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000,01 Muhammad, Greg (50,69) . . . . . . . . . 1998,99 Mulac, John (64) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996,97 Muldrow, Alvin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1928 Muldrow, Hal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1925,26,27 Mullen, John Daniel (58) . . . . . . . 1970,71,72 Mullen, Michael L. (62) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969 Mullen, Ray R. (45) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1941,42 Munn, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Munsey, J.S. (34) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1939,40,41 Murphy, Kevin (39) . . . . . . . . . 1981,82,83,85 Murray, Richard (76) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

COACHING STAFF

Mabry, Jeffrey C. (6) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 MacDuff, Larry (92) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1968,69 Macias, Tim (53,77) . . . . . . . . . . 1996,97,98 Mackey, Damian (13,36) . . . . . . . 1999,00,01 Mackey, Paul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1896,97,98 Malone, Fred R. (85) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1966,68 Malone, Terrance (49,81) . . . . . . 1995,96,97 Maloney, Don J. (22,23) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 Maloney, Pete (44) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1931 Manley, Leon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1947,48,49 Manly, J.R. (22) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1937,38,39 Manning, Terran (64). . . . . . . . 1987,88,89,90 Mantle, Mike (60) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983,84,85 Manuel, Rod (73,85) . . . . . . . . 1993,94,95,96 Marcum, Delton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1949 Marks, Richard W. (70,87) . . . . . 1985,86,87 Marsee, Jack (64) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1939,41,42 Marsh, James H. . . . . . . . . 1918,19,20,21,22 Marsh, Victor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1927,28,29 Marshall, Everett (24,80) . . . . . . 1969,70,71 Marshall, Torrance (10) . . . . . . . . . 1999,2000 Martin, Bob (86) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1956 Martin, Fred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1918 Martin, Howard C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1925,26 Martin, Jason . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 (M) Martin, John (43) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1938,40 Martin, Leo (78,80) . . . . . . . . . . . 1974,75,76 Martin, Randy (84) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Martin, Robert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1911 Martin, William A. . . . . . . . . . . 1938,39,40,41 Mason, Rick (55) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969,70 Massad, Ernest L. (24,42) . . . . . 1929,30,31 Mathes, Donald E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1922 Mathews, Orville (35) . . . . . . . . . . 1939,40,41 Mathis, Reggie (58,86) . . . . . . . . 1976,77,78 Mathis, Will (65) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999,00,01 Mattox, William (25) . . . . . . . . . . . 1940,41,42 Maxfield, Ralph (18,92) . . . . . . . . . . . 1960,61 Mayes, Clair S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1948,49,50 Mayfield, Corey (46,52) . . . . . . . . 1989,90,91 Mayfield, R.C. “Bob” . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943,44 Mayhew, J.A. “Al” . . . . . . . . . . . . 1927,28,29 Mayhew, Matt (6,30,84) . . . . . . . . . . . 1999,00 Mayhue, Charles D. (14) . . . . . . . 1962,63,64 Mays, Ed B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47,48,49 McAdams, Carl (51) . . . . . . . . . . . 1963,64,65 McBride, Brad (48) . . . . . . . . . 1984,85,86,87 McCain, Frank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1915,16,17 McCall, Aubrey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 McCampbell, Richard (32) . . . . . . . . . . 1976 McCartney, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1900 McCarty, Howard W. (34) . . . . . . . . . 1937,38 McCasland, T. Howard . . . . . . . . . . . 1914,15 McClellan, Mike (31) . . . . . . . . . . 1959,60,61 McCloud, Marc Dwight (78) . . . . . . . . . 1974 McClure, Bruce (73) . . . . . . . . 1994,95,96,97 McClure, Daniel Edwin II (32) . . . . . . . . 1974 McCoy, James P. (70) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1961 McCoy, Matt (34) . . . . . . . . . . . 2000,01,02,03 McCreary, Byrom . . . . . . . . . . . 1902,03,04,05 McCullough, Hugh (26) . . . . . . . . . . . 1937,38 McCurdy, Rick (80). . . . . . . . . . . . 1962,63,64 McCutcheon, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1896,97 McDade, Billy (23,25) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991 McDade, Laddie Burl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1949 McDaniel, Wahoo (40) . . . . . . . . . 1957,58,59 McDaniel, Mike (6,10,14) . . . . . . 1994,95,96 McDannald, Morris R. (69) . . . . . 1933,34,35 McDermott, Hugh V. . . . . . . . . . . 1916,17,19 McDonald, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991 (T) McDonald, Don (49) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1942

McDonald, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981 McDonald, Tommy (25) . . . . . . . . 1954,55,56 McDonough, Kevin (89) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 McDougle, Stockar (78) . . . . . . . . . . . 1998,99 McFadden, Alfred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1922,23 McFerron, George . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916 McGee, Garrick (8) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994,95 McGee, Reece . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1948 McGehee, Perry E. (51) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969 McGlothlin, Claude . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916,17 McGraw, Joseph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1898 McGruder, Lynn (96) . . . . . . . . . . 2002,03,04 McKim, Jay D. (35) . . . . . . . . . . . 1978,79,80 McKinley, Mike (31) . . . . . . . . . 1987,89,90,91 McKinley, William . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1920,21 McLaughlin, John (69) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971,72 McLaughlim, Mike (85) . . . . . . . . . . . 1971,72 McMichel, Ken (12,17) . . . . . . . 1986,87,88,89 McNabb, Norman . . . . . . . . . . 1946,48,49,50 McPhail, Buck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950,51,52 McPhail, Gerald . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954,55 McQuarters, Ed L. (64). . . . . . . . . 1962,63,64 McReynolds, Edwin C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1910 McReynolds, Joe (1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973,75 Meacham, Bill (19) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1960 Meacham, Edgar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1911,12,13 Meacham, Randy (86,89) . . . . . . 1966,67,68 Mears, Gene (55) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1952,53,54 Medice, Larry (62,67) . . . . . . . . . 1988,89,90 Medlock, Newt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1895 Meinhert, Lloyd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943 Melendez, Jaime H. (60) . . . . . 1973,75,76,77 Melson, Chris (8,17) . . . . . . . . 1988,89,90,91 Mendenhall, Ken (50,69) . . . . . . . 1967,68,69 Merkle, Fred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1896,97,98,99 Merkle, Joe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1896,97,98,99 Merrell, Webber (77) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1936,37 Messner, Chris (79) . . . . . . . . . . . 2003,04,05 Metcalf, L.A. “Butch” (75) . . . . . . 1962,63,64 Meyer, Clifford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1915 Mickey, Joey (82) . . . . . . . . . . . 1989,90,91,92 Migliazzo, Paul (42) . . . . . . . . . 1983,84,85,86 Milburn, Glyn (5) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Mildren, Jack (11) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969,70,71 Mildren, Richard (48) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973 Miles, Mitch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 (M) Miller, Jeff (57) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989,90 Miller, T.B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1933,34 Millington, Akim (69) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Mills, Bus (21) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1928,29,30 Mills, P.J. (4,17) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ? Mills, Ron (36) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981 Milstead, Jon (49) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970,71,72 Milstead, Karl (63) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1959,60,61 Ming, Leslie L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1948 Miskovsky, John (75) . . . . . . . . . . 1933,34,35 Mitchel, Eric (1) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985,86,87,88 Mitchell, Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47,48 Mitchell, Lance (10) . . . . . . . . . . . 2002,03,04 Mobra, Joe (16) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1953,54,55 Monnett, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . 1902,03,04,05,06 Montgomery, Homer . . . . . . . . . . 1914,15,16 Montgomery, Sam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916 Mooney, Prentiss. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1926,27 Moore, Billy Jack (64) . . . . . . . . . 1957,58,59 Moore, Brandon (46) . . . . . . . . 1997,98,99,01 Moore, Derland (97) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971,72 Moore, Dewayne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 (M) Moore, Eric (1,2,3) . . . . . . . . . . 1995,96,97,98 Moore, Frank (97) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Moore, Grant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 (T) Moore, Harry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1948,49,50 Moore, Jerald (7,30) . . . . . . . . . . 1993,94,95 Moore, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1925,26 Moore, Kirk (23) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Moore, Obie (57) . . . . . . . . . . . 1973,75,76,77 Moreno, Dennis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986 (M) Morford, Clare E. (65) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1941,42 Morford, Robert B. (67) . . . . . . . . 1957,58,59 Morford, R. Brent (94) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1960 Moriarty, Paul (64) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991,92 Morris, Lee A., Jr. (84) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 Morris, Bill (63) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1941,42,46,47 Morris, Cecil (74) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1953,54,55 Morris, Dennit E. (51) . . . . . . . . . 1955,56,57 Morris, Max (75,95) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1958,60

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

LaCrosse, Clane (50,54) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993 La Rosa, Vince (52) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969,70 Ladd, Benton (75) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1955,56,57 Lahar, Harold W. (32) . . . . . . . . . 1938,39,40 Lamb, Roy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1923,24 Lamb, W.G. (68) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1940,41,42 Lambert, Chris P., Sr. (43) . . . . . . . . . . . 1942 Lancaster, Eddie (62,63,76) . . . . . . . 1967,68 Land, Proctor (34,97) . . . . . . . . . . 1989,90,91 Lane, Lester . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1952 Lang, Noland W., Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1949 Lang, Vernon (68) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1958,59,60 Langston, Chuck (75) . . . . . . . 1992,93,94,95 Larghe, Steve (37) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976 Larue, William (33) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1938,39 Lashar, R.D. (13) . . . . . . . . . . . 1987,88,89,90 Lashar, Tim (31) . . . . . . . . . . . 1983,84,85,86 Latham, Bob, Jr. (56,57) . . . . . 1985,86,87,88 Latimer, Zach (46). . . . . . . . . . . . 2003,04,05 Laurita, Al (62,64) . . . . . . . . . . 1984,85,86,87 Lawrence, J. Adair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1918 Lawrence, Jim (92) . . . . . . . . . . . 1956,57,58 Lea, Paul (36) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1961,62 Leake, John “Buddy,” Jr. (22) . 1951,52,53,54 Lear, Alvin (48) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1962 Leavell, Ron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1959,60 (T) Lebow, Derald . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943,44 Lecrone, Leroy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1925,26,27 Lecrone, Ray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1925,26,27 Ledbetter, Jerome (20) . . . . . . . . 1980,83,84 Ledbetter, Weldon (43) . . . . . . . . 1979,80,82 Lee, Frank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1930 Lee, Hilary (34) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1929,30 Lee, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1928,29 Lee, Steve (81) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Lee, William Wayne (50,51,75) . . 1960,61,62 Legg, Jerry A.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980 Leggett, Scott (70) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983 Lehman, Teddy (11,54) . . . . . . 2000,01,02,03 Lemon, William . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1907 Lester, Chuck. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977 (M) Levonitis, Bill (37). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1959 Levy, Tony (22) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990,91 Lewis, Brian (82) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995,96 Lewis, Chris (82) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 Lewis, Fred (95) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994,95 Lewis, Gilmer A., Jr. (73) . . . . . . . 1957,58,59 Lewis, Hardie (20,23) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1930,31 Lewis, Ike (1,29) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989,90 Lewis, Johnny (95) . . . . . . . . . 1978,79,80,81 Liggins, Granville (66,93) . . . . . . . 1965,66,67 Light, Earl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1917 Link, Donald . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943 Link, Emery A. (68) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1953 Linn, Jim (18,33,84) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1968 Linzy, Marceline Chavez (47) . . . . . . . . 1974 Lisak, Edward J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1948,49,50 Little, Kenneth (89) . . . . . . . . . . . 1933,34,35 Little, Mo (18) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996,97 Littlejohn, Wray (85) . . . . . . . . 1951,52,53,54 Littrell, Jim (42) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973,74,75 Littrell, Seth (35) . . . . . . . . . . . 1997,98,99,00 Lively, William Prentice . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1915 Locke, Norval (51) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1936,38,39 Lockett, David M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1949,50,51 Lofton, Curtis (40) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Lohmann, Phil Jay (46,53,81) . . . 1959,60,61 Loman, Brad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980 (M) Luna, Jacob (27) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Long, Beede . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1933,34 Long, Bert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1895 Long, Charles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1899 Long, Delbert (27) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954,55,56 Long, Frank . . . . . . . . . . . . 1904,05,06,07,08 Long, Ted (3,26) . . . . . . . . . . . 1988,89,90,91

Looney, Joe Don . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1962 Lott, Thomas (6) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976,77,78 Loughridge, Robert E. (78 . . . . . . 1953,54,55 Lovall, Gerald . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Lowe, Marcus (92) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Lowell, Gary (25). . . . . . . . . . . 1978,80,81,82 Luckey, Stirling (56,97) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Lucky, Mark (52) . . . . . . . . . . . 1977,78,79,80 Ludwig, Stephen Lee (59) . . . . . . . . . . 1974 Lund, Craig M. (84) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Luster, Dewey . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1917,18,19,20

BOOMER S OONER

Kreick, Edward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47 Krisher, Bill (65) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1955,56,57 Krivanek, Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 (M) Kuhn, Buster (38,39) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-99 Kulbeth, Ralph L. (51,69) . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Kunkle, Steve (58) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Kusiak, Joe (68) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1968,69

185 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

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P Paaso, Dick (79) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1966,67,68 Pace, Bobby W. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1962,63,64 Pace, Harrison W. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950 Page, Bobby (18) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1962,63,64 Page, G. Robert (17) . . . . . . . . 1957,58,59,61 Page, Harland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1934 Paine, Charles W. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1949 Paine, Homer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47,48 Pair, Gaylengburn, Sam L. . . . . . . . . . . 1926 Pannell, Larry (66,69,94) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1962 Pannell, Tommy (19) . . . . . . . . . . 1963,64,65 Pannell, William (56) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1962 Pansze, Art (3) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1932,33,34 Pansze, William N. (2,11) . . . . . . 1931,32,33 Panter, Adam (64) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Panter, Ben (67) . . . . . . . . . . . 1998,99,00,01 Parham, Duncan (82) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986,87 Parker, De’Mond (33,48) . . . . . . . 1996,97,98 Parker, James (42,87) . . . . . . . . . . . 1960,62 Parker, Kenneth W. . . . . . . . . . . . 1947,48,49 Parker, Paul (62,63,96) . . . . . . . . 1981,82,83 Parks, Edward Mickey (98) . . . . . . . . 1934,37 Parks, Jerry (58) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Parrish, George . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1933,34 Parsons, Hillard, Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943 Pasque, Dan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 (M) Patrick, Allen (23) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Patterson, Mark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 (M) Patterson, William A.. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1922,24 Paul, Byron (27) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978,79,80 Paul, Harold (71) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971 Payne, James H. (67,78) . . . . . . . 1959,62,63 Payne, Jerry (55) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1957,58,59 Payne, Ron (86) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1959,61 Peacock, Elvis (4) . . . . . . . . . . 1974,75,76,77 Pearce, Joe (41) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967,68,69 Pearson, Douglas B. (12) . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 Pearson, Lindell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1948,49 Pearson, Tom (80) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954 Peddycoat, Dick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1944 Pegues, Rod (4,14) . . . . . . . . . 1978,80,81,82 Pelfrey, Carl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 (M) Pellow, Johnny (11) . . . . . . . . . . . 1956,57,58 Pemberton, Jerry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982 (T) Pena, Tony III (87) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 Pendleton, Carl (68) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004,05 Pennick, James . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1922,23,24 Penny, JaJuan (85,89) . . . . . . . 1992,93,94,95 Peoples, Will (29) . . . . . . . . . . 2001,02,03,04 Perini, Dale (84,92) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1960,61 Perkins, Antonio (4,28) . . . . . . 2001,02,03,04 Perry, Ed* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No dates Perry, Fred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1895 Perry, Leon (2) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985,86,88,89 Perryman, A.G. (89) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970 Peters, Tony L. (16) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973,74 Peters, Karl (15,19) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Peters, Terry (16) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975,76,77 Peters, Tyrell (23,45) . . . . . . . 1993,94,95,96 Peters, Zarek (73,81,94) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989 Peterson, Adrian (28) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004,05 Pettibone, Jerry (20) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1961 Pfrimmer, Don (43) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967,68 Phebus, Wright (67) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1938 Phelps, Kelly (7) . . . . . . . . . . . 1978,79,81,82 Philips, Leon C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1915 Philips, Marland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1928 Philips, Martin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1927 Phillips, Anthony (68) . . . . . . . . 1985,86,87,88 Phillips, Forb L. (38) . . . . . . . . . . 1968,69,70 Phillips, Jon (66) . . . . . . . . . . . 1984,85,86,87 Phillips, Michael F. (89) . . . . . . . . 1974,75,76 Phillips, T. Ray (17) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1932 Phipps, Mike (91) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994,95,96 Pickard, Claud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1904,05,08 Pickett, Jeff (71) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983,84,85 Pierce, Clovis (41) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1941 Pitchlynn, Thurman J. (36,41) . . . . . . . 1966 Pittman, Andre (60,70) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Pleasant, Demarrio (51) . . . . . . . . . . 2004,05 Porkorny, Charles D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1922 Pomeroy, Gary (45) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982,83 Pool, Brodney (23,40) . . . . . . . . . 2002,03,04 Pope, Eric (63) . . . . . . . . . . . 1982,83,84,85

Pope, Kenith (28) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971,72,73 Porter, Jack D. (74) . . . . . . . . . 1966,67,68,69 Porterfield, John L. (82) . . . . . . . . . . . 1962,63 Poslick, Joe (65,94) . . . . . . . . . . . 1965,66,67 Poteat, Jowahn (21, 29) . . . . . 2002,03,04,05 Potter, Byron (42) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1939 Potters, Gary (85) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Potts, Frank. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1925,26 Powell, Raymond R. . . . . . . . . 1949,51,52,53 Powell, Roland (72 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1956 Powers, Clyde J. (29 . . . . . . . . . . 1971,72,73 Poynor, Ben (88) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1933,34,35 Preston, Gene . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Price, Harry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1906,07,10 Price, King . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1923 Price, Lance (97) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985,86,87 Price, William . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945,46,47,48 Pricer, Billy C. (43) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954,55,56 Prickett, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1895 Prince, Blair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 (M) Prince, Tony (37) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Pruitt, Greg (30,83) . . . . . . . . . . . 1970,71,72 Pryor, Brandon (56) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000,01

Q Qualls, Albert (81) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969,70,71 Quinn, Daniel . . . . . . . . . . . 1965,66,67,68 (T) Quinn, J.D. (63) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005

R Radcliffe, Earle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1907,08,10 Raley, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Randolph, John (87) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976 Randolph, Tim (58,85) . . . . . . . . . 1981,83,84 Rankins, Jejuan (17, 3) . . . . . . 2002,03,04,05 Rapacz, John J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47 Rasheed, Kenyon (33) . . . . . . . 1989,90,91,92 Ray, Darrol (3) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976,77,78,79 Ray, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1898 Ray, Terry (4,19) . . . . . . . . . . . 1988,89,90,91 Rayburn, Tony (35) . . . . . . . . . 1983,84,85,86 Rayl, Brett (59) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004,05 Rector, Joe D. (80) . . . . . . . . . . . 1956,57,58 Reddell, Brad (84) . . . . . . . . . . 1989,90,91,92 Reddell, John C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950,51,52 Reed, Darrell (40) . . . . . . . . . . 1984,85,86,87 Reed, Richard (51,96) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984,85 Reeds, Artie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1909 Reeds, Chester . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1904,05 Reeds, Clarence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1904 Reeds, Claude E. . . . . . . . . . . 1910,11,12,13 Reese, Jerry (27) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974,75,76 Reeves, Matt (42,99) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Reilly, Mike (41,50) . . . . . . . . . . . 1977,79,80 Remy, William E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1949 Rentie, Caesar (77) . . . . . . . . . 1984,85,86,87 Rentzel, Lance (38) . . . . . . . . . . . 1962,63,64 Resler, Jeff (71) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991,92,93,94 Reynolds, Ryan (8) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Reynolds, Tanner (52) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999,00 Rhodes, Roy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Rhodes, Steve (24) . . . . . . . . . 1976,77,78,80 Rhymes, George (4) . . . . . . . . 1980,81,83,84 Rhynes, Gary (42) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972 Rice, Jacob (68) . . . . . . . . . . . 2002,03,04,05 Richardson, Joe A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Richardson, Ramon (91) . . . . . . . . . 1999,00 Richey, Joey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993 (T) Riddley, Steve (37) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 Rideau, Rodney (45,47) . . . . . 1996,97,98,99 Riley, James (61,71) . . . . . . . . . . 1964,65,66 Ringer, Mike (15) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1963,64,65 Ripley, J.M. “Mickey” (16) . . . . 1967,68,69,70 Risinger, R.L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1895 Roach, Larry (26) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970,71,72 Roberson, Broderick (62) . . . . 1991,92,93,94 Roberts, Donald H. (89) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1968 Roberts, C.C.. . . . . . . . . . . . 1896,97,98,1900 Roberts, Fred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1901 Roberts, Greg (65) . . . . . . . . . . 1975,76,77,78 Roberts, Harold (29) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1929,30 Roberts, Hugh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1908

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Roberts, J.D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951,52,53 Roberts, Willie (88) . . . . . . . . . . . 2003,04,05 Robertson, Dave (15) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971,72 Robertson, Melbourne (70) . . . . . 1933,34,35 Robinson, Bobbie (32) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1965,66 Robinson, David (5) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Robinson, Eric (17) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Robinson, George (72) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Robison, Leroy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1933,34 Rockford, Jim (2) . . . . . . . . . . . 1980,81,83,84 Roegiers, Sabastien (54) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Rogers, Charles E. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1911,12,13 Rogers, J.W. “Jim” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1907,10 Rogers, Jimmy (34) . . . . . . . . . 1974,76,77,78 Rogers, Joe (41) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996,97 Rogers, Otis R. (20) . . . . . . . . . . 1936,37,38 Rogers, Tyrone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Roland, Phil (99) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977 Rolle, David (41) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1956,57,58 Rollins, Zerrick (53,97) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Romero, Frank (63,85,96) . . . . 1998,99,00,01 Rose, Michael (20) . . . . . . . . . 1994,95,96,97 Rosenberg, Collin (27,36) . . . . 1993,94,95,96 Ross, Alvin (25,34,48) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981,83 Ross, Dwight M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1920 Ross, Eugene (39) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1964,65,66 Ross, H. Grady . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1909 Ross, Ronald K. (68) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978 Rousey, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1940 Roush, John (62) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972,73,74 Rowe, David (26,29,64) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 Rowe, William J. (12) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1959 Rowland, Ed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950,51,52 Royal, Darrell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47,48,49 Royter, (Unknown) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1895 Runbeck, Leonard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1905 Runnels, J.D. (38) . . . . . . . . . . 2002,03,04,05 Russell, Clyde (30) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973,74 Russell, Kleyn (39) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972 Ruster, Dan (16) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970,71,72

S Salmon, Don E. (39) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1960 Sandefer, J.D. “Jakie” III (27) . . . . 1956,57,58 Sanders, Jerry (45) . . . . . . . . . 1978,80,81,82 Sandersfield, Melvin (25,41) . . 1959,60,61,62 Santee, Jack H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951,52 Santee, Robert P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954 Sarratt, Charles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47 Saunders, Thomas W. (70,91) . . . 1970,71,72 Savage, Antwone (6) . . . . . . . . 1999,00,01,02 Sawatzky, Mike (54) . . . . . . . . . . 1988,89,90 Sawyer, Steve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1944 Schaefer, Herbert . . . . . . . . . . . . 1922,23,24 Schmitt, Pete (80) . . . . . . . . . . 1989,90,91,92 Scholl, Robert (52) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1958,59 Schreiner, Carl S. III (67) . . . . . . . . . 1963,64 Schreiner, Carl S., Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Schreiner, Henry F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945,49 Scott, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1956,57 Searcy, Byron (76) . . . . . . . . . . . 1955,56,57 Sellmyer, Greg (39) . . . . . . . . . . . 1976,78,79 Selmon, Dewey (91) . . . . . . . . 1972,73,74,75 Selmon, Lee Roy (93) . . . . . . . 1972,73,74,75 Selmon, Lucious (98) . . . . . . . . . . 1971,72,73 Severin, Robert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1904,05,06 Sewell, Steve (13) . . . . . . . . . . 1981,82,83,84 Seymour, Bob (36) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1937,38,39 Shadid, Mitch (31) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1940,41,42 Shane, Dan S. (86) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967 Shankle, William (8) . . . . . . . . . . . 1991,92,94 Shanks, Patrick (51) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1941,42 Sharp, Basil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1944,45 Sharp, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973 (M) Sharpe, Louis (70) . . . . . . . . . . . 1939,40,41 Shaw, Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1917 Shearer, Clifton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1928 Shelby, Brandon (4,5) . . . . . . . 2001,02,03,04 Shelley, John A. (33) . . . . . . . . . . 1969,70,71 Shepard, Darrell (8) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980,81 Shepard, Derrick (3) . . . . . . . . 1983,84,85,86 Shepard, Woodie (23) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976 Sherrod, Dale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1955,56,57 Shields, Bennie (74) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1961,63

Shields, Larry (35) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1963,64 Shilling, Jack C. (63) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1957,58 Shipp, Jackie (49) . . . . . . . . . . 1980,81,82,83 Shirk, John (63 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1937,38,39 Shoate, Myron (8,22) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974,76 Shoate, Rod (43) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972,73,74 Shoemaker, David (60,81) . . . . . . . . . 1987,88 Shores, Phillip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982 Short, Dan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1900,01,02,03 Short, Gacicuis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1927 Short, Harvey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1898,99 Short, Tom M. (85) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1936,37 Shotts, Ron (22) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1965,66,67 Shotts, Steve (14) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970 Shoulders, Marvin (31) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Sills, Jake (11,19) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Silva, Frank R. . . . . . . . . . . 1948,49,50,51,52 Simcik, Douglas W. (45) . . . . . . . . . . 1976,77 Simmons, Homer (22) . . . . . . . . . 1940,41,42 Simmons, Milton E. (66) . . . . . . . . . . 1953,54 Simms, Dick E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1930,31 Simms, Terrance (1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001,02 Simon, E.N. (34) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973,74 Simpson, Broderick (51) . . . . . 1993,94,95,96 Simpson, Nick (58) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Simpson, Travis (53) . . . . . . . . 1983,84,85,86 Sims, Billy (20) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975,77,78,79 Sims, Fred (23) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981,82 Sims, Jerry L. (79,91) . . . . . . . . . 1968,69,70 Sims, Richard (5,12) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1930,31 Sims, Wes (60) . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001,02,03,04 Singletary, Hinston L . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1928 Sitton, Ken (18) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979,80 Skidgel, Wesley A. (22) . . . . . . . . . . . 1962,63 Skinner, Mike (75) . . . . . . . . . . 1999,00,01,02 Skinner, Reggie (21,22,24) . . . . . . . . 1998,99 Slater, Bob (68) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981,82,83 Slaughter, Trae (23) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997,98 Slough, Elmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1923,24 Smalley, Harley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1944 Smith, C. Lyle (40) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1939,40,41 Smith, C. Michael (39) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970 Smith, David (38,44) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972,73 Smith, Dean C. (72) . . . . . . . . . . . 1948,49,50 Smith, Fred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1949,50,51 Smith, Fred C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1927 Smith, Jarvis (4,28) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000,01 Smith, Jay (61,71) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996, 98,99 Smith, John L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1899 Smith, Josh (77) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Smith, Leon L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1927 Smith, Michael G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973 Smith, Norman W. (16) . . . . . . . . 1962,63,64 Smith, Pete (90) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1935,36,37 Smith, Ray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1897 Smith, Reggie (1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Smith, Robert E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1968 (M) Smith, Todd (37) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983,84,85 Smith, Travian (36) . . . . . . . . . 1994,95,96,97 Smith, Trent (88) . . . . . . . . . . 1999,00, 01,02 Smitherman, Don (24) . . . . . . . . . 1986,88,89 Smoot, Roy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1918,19,20,21 Snell, Ernest B. (36,41) . . . . . . . . . . . 1930,31 Snodgress, M.H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1925 Soloman, DeMario (34) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Songy, Darrell (16) . . . . . . . . . . . 1979,80,82 Soult, Timothy A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 (T) Sparkman, Homer (71) . . . . . . . . . . . 1943,44 Sparks, Keith (29,61) . . . . . . . . . . 1993,94,95 Spears, Roy A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1911,12,13 Speegle, Cliff (24) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1938,39,40 Spence, Armand (47) . . . . . . . . . . 1997,98,99 Spencer, Mike (51) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Spottswood, Ed (42) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1938 Stacy, James (35) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1932,33,34 Stacy, Ronnie Lee (78,96) . . . . . . . . . 1970,71 Stafford, Anthony (25) . . . . . . . 1985,86,87,88 Stahl, William . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1921 Stamps, Harry, Jr. (76) . . . . . . . 1992,93,94,95 Stanberry, Keith (19) . . . . . . . . 1981,82,83,84 Stanley, Raymond (28) . . . . . . . . . . . 1929,30 Steele, David A. (89,90) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969 Steele, Jack (44) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1940,41,42 Steffen, Roger (9,51) . . . . . . . . . . 1998,99,00 Steinberger, Clinton C. . . . . . . . . . . . 1922,23 Steinbock, Delmar (35) . . . . . . . . . . . 1934,35


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Wade, Greg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989 (M) Waggoner, Roy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1904,05,06 Waggoner, F.E. “Gene” . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1929 Walker, Ab D. (1,10) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1930,31 Walker, Barrion (3) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980,81 Walker, Barth P. (76) . . . . . . . . . . 1935,36,37 Walker, Darnell (28) . . . . . . . . . . 1990,91,92 Walker, Marcus (24) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004,05 Walker, Wade . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47,48,49 Wallace, Dave (17) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47 Wallace, Polly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1924,25,26 Wallace, Randy (50,90) . . . . . . 1988,89,90,91 Walling, Vernon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1906,07,08 Walrond Jr., George A. (98) . . . . . . . 1976,77 Wantland, C.W. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1907,08 Ward, Allen (28) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982 Ward, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1957,58 Ward, Dennis (61,71,78) . . . . . . . . . 1961,62 Ward, Jeffery C. (61) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977,78 Ward, Paul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1926,27,28 Ward, Stanley (82) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1958

York, Marshall R. (72) . . . . . . . . . 1958,59,60 Young, Dalton (75) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 Young, Gary L. (37) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973,74 Young, Herbert (23,48) . . . . . . . . . . . 1979,80 Young, Paul (15,22,45) . . . . . . . . . . . 1930,31 Young, Roland “Waddy” (49) . . . . 1936,37,38

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THE SOONERS

Vachon, Mike (92) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1966,67 Vallance, Chad Y. (65) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1941 Valora, Forrest (82) . . . . . . . . . 1977,78,79,80 Van Burkleo, Bill (15) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1961 Van Camp, Eric (31) . . . . . . . . . . 1973,74,75 Van Goethen, Melanie . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 (T) Van Horn, Bruce . . . . . . . . 1957,58,59,60 (M) Van Keirsbilck, Mark (76) . . . . 1986,87,88,89 Van Osdol, Scott (31) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Van Pool, Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1951,53 Vardeman, Barry (39) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Vardeman, Robert (66) . . . . . . . . . . . 1963,65 Vardeman, Ryan (35,55) . . . . . . . . . . 1995,96 Vaughan, Mike (79) . . . . . . . . . . 1974,75,76 Venable, Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Venable, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1944,45 Vermillion, Larry (62) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1962,63 Vessels, Billy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950,51,52 Vickers, David (10,18) . . . . . . . 1984,85,86,87 Vickers, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989,90 (T) Vitito, Tim (68) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991 Vogel, Al . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1944,45 Vogle, Daniel O. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1922 Voiles, John David (60) . . . . . . . . 1962,63,64 von Schamann, Uwe (10) . . . . . . 1976,77,78 Von Tungeln, Rudolph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916

Wolf, Key. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1905,06,07,08 Wolfe, D.J. (25) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004,05 Wolfe, Zetta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1925 Wolverton, M.E. “Woody” . . . . . . . . . 1953,54 Wood, Eddie (27) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1959 Wood, Steven Norvel (62) . . . . . . 1938,39,40 Woods, Billy Joe (M) . . . . . 1958,59,61,62,63 Woods, C.A. “Tony” (67,99). . . 1985,86,87,88 Woods, Clovis (4,37) . . . . . . . . 1996,97,98,99 Woods, Mike (2,41) . . . . . . . . . 1996,97,98,99 Woods, Mort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1909,10 Woodson, Paul (38) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1939 Woodworth, Calvin (60) . . . . . . . . 1953,54,55 Woolfolk, Andre (17) . . . . . . . . 1999,00,01,02 Wooten, W.G. (21) . . . . . . . . . . . 1942,43,44 Works, Renaldo (47) . . . . . . . . 2000,01,02,03 Wren, Ricky (92) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991,92,93 Wright, Curtis Truman . . . . . . . . . . . . 1947,48 Wright, John W. “Bill” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1944 Wright, Lonnie Gene (70) . . . . . . . . . . . 1975 Wright, Sonny Thelton (18) . . . . . . . . 1942,43 Wright, Willie (2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978 Wyatt, Bobby J. (52) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1961 Wylie, Gary (37,40) . . . . . . . . . . . 1960,61,62 Wylie, Joe (22) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970,71,72

COACHING STAFF

Tabor, Dion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983 (T) Tabor, Paul (73) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977,78,79 Tabor, Phil (74) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1975,76,77,78 Talbott, George V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1957 Tallchief, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Tanner, Baron (76,92) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994,95 Tarlton, Stephen F. (61) . . . . . . . 1968,69,70 Tate, Larry Wayne (94) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 Taton, Bruce (5) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977,78,79 Tatum, John E. (50,64) . . . . . . . . 1960,61,62 Taylor, Ben . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1925,26,27 Taylor, Fenton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1928,29 Taylor, Jim (67) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1972,73,74 Taylor, L. Geary (34,40) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1961 Taylor, Otis (11) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989,90,91,92 Taylor, Ron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971 (M) Taylor, Sherwood A. (31) . . . . . . . 1977,78,79 Teel, Charles (33,47) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1930,31 Teeter, George Howard . . . . . . . . 1938,40,41 Tennyson, Dewey (28,94) . . . . . . 1932,34,35 Terrell, David (19) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967 Thatcher, J.T. (15,28) . . . . . . . . 1997,98,99,00 Thibodeaux, Calvin (58) . . . . . . . 2003,04,05 Thomas, Chuck (73) . . . . . . . . 1981,82,83,84 Thomas, Clendon (35) . . . . . . . . . 1955,56,57 Thomas, George C. . . . . . . . . . 1946,47,48,49 Thomas, Jamie (38) . . . . . . . . . . . 1973,74,75 Thomas, Jim (44) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1936,37,38 Thomas, Keith (28,81) . . . . . . . 1973,74,75,76 Thomas, W.S. (25) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1964 Thompson, Bobby (29) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1968 Thompson, Charles (6,16) . . . . . . . . . 1987,88 Thompson, James . . . . . . . . . . 1921,22,23,24 Thompson, Jerry (66) . . . . . . . . . 1957,58,59 Thompson, Kevin (22) . . . . . . . 1986,87,88,89 Thompson, Michael (21,45) . . . . . . . 1992,96 Thompson, Michael (19) . . . . . 1999,00,02,03 Thompson, Paul (14, 12) . . . . . . . 2002,03,05 Thompson, Scott (19) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 Thompson, Travis (25,26) . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 Thomsen, Todd (91) . . . . . . . . 1985,86,87,88 Thornton, Mike (7) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998,99 Thunander, Eric (53) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999,00 Tigart, Thurman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943,44,45 Tillery, Jerry (89) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1958,59,60

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Warmack, Bob (11) . . . . . . . . . . . 1966,67,68 Warner, Bobby (16) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Warren, Corey (2) . . . . . . . . . . 1990,91,92,93 Warren, Guy (11,15) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1929,30 Washington, Joe (24) . . . . . . . 1972,73,74,75 Waters, Ron L. (35,44) . . . . . . . . 1972,73,74 Watkins, Chris (74) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991 Watkins, Smith (16,40) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1931 Watkins, Steve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981 (M) Watson, Johnny A. (76) . . . . . . . . 1968,69,70 Watts, Bennett (15) . . . . . . . . . . . 1957,59,60 Watts, Bill (69,71) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1959 Watts, Elbert (15) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981 Watts, J.C. (1,19) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978,79,80 Weatherford, Jennifer . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 (T) Weatherall, James . . . . . . . . . . 1948,49,50,51 Webb, Terry D. (66) . . . . . . . . . . 1973,74,75 Weddington, Darrell (30,87) . . . . . . . . . 1984 Weddington, Mike (88) . . . . . . 1979,80,81,82 Weedn, Henry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1911,12 Welch, Tim (45) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971,72,73 Wells, Ben D. (71) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1958 Wenzl, Troy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989,90 (T) Wesley, Maylon (5,31) . . . . . . . 1992,93,94,95 West, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1944,45 West, Mark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 (T) West, Stanley B. . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47,48,49 Wetherbee, Phillip L. (63,70) . . . . . . . . 1965 Whaley, Steve (18,57) . . . . . . . . . 1979,80,81 Wheeler, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 (T) Wheeler, Gordon (88,97) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967 Wheeler, J.W. (79) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1933,34,35 Wheeler, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 (T) Whisenant, John B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916 White, Billy (50,73) . . . . . . . . . . . 1959,60,61 White, Brad (76) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1973 White, C. Lazelle . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1922,23,24 White, Derrick (14) . . . . . . . . . . 1984,85,86,87 White, Jason (18) . . . . . . . 2000,01,02,03,04 White, Phil E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1918,19,20 White, Terrance (13) . . . . . . . . 1995,96,97,98 Whited, Marvin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1939,40,41 Whittington, Claude L. (21,43) . . 1931,32,33 Wickersham, Taylor (61) . . . . . 1994,95,96,97 Wilcox, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1923 Wilhelm, George (55) . . . . . . . . . 1937,38,39 Wilhite, Otto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1909 Wilkerson, Jimmy (45) . . . . . . . . . 2000,01,02 Wilkins, Greg (90) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991 Williams, Chad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 (M) Williams, Charles A. (56) . . . . . . . . . . . 1966 Williams, Curtice (91,93) . . . . 1985,86,87,88 Williams, Dante (98) . . . . . . . . 1986,87,88,89 Williams, Darien (41) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004,05 Williams, Dewey (32,56) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Williams, Earnest (20) . . . . . . . . . 1990,91,92 Williams, Edward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976 Williams, Gerald (10) . . . . . . . . 1995,96,97,98 Williams, Gregory (59) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987,89 Williams, Jeff (36,86) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977,81 Williams, John (98) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004,05 Williams, Robert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983,84 Williams, Roy (38) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999,00,01 Williams, Sammy (65,75) . . . . . . . . . 1996,97 Williams, Steve (76) . . . . . . . . 1979,80,81,82 Williams, Steve (98) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996,97 Williams, Troy (37) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981 Wilmoth, Evert G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916,17 Wilson, Bryon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989 (M) Wilson, Charles Hugh (31,46) . . . . . . 1930,31 Wilson, Chris (30) . . . . . . . . . . 1988,89,90,91 Wilson, Corey (99) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991,92 Wilson, Danny (98) . . . . . . . . . 1980,81,82,83 Wilson, Keith (87) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977 Wilson, Matt (60) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991,94 Wilson, Remardo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989 Wilson, Stanley (32) . . . . . . . . 1979,80,81,82 Wilson, Travis (43, 4) . . . . . . . 2002,03,04,05 Wilson-Guest, Jeremy (91,96) . . . 1998,99,00 Winblood, Bill (57) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1960 Winchester, Mike (12,22) . . . . . . . 1984,85,86 Winfrey, Ronald M. (64,96) . . . . . . . . 1965,66 Wingate, Robert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1899,1900 Winters, Chet (40) . . . . . . . . . . 1979,80,81,82 Wise, Mike (65) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987,88,89 Wise, Casey (99) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997

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Tillman, A.M. “Pete” . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47,48 Tillman, Donald . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1943,45 Tillman, Spencer (20,34) . . . . . 1983,84,85,86 Timberlake, R.W. (81) . . . . . . . . . 1954,55,56 Tippens, Trey (88) . . . . . . . . . 1989,90,91,92 Tipps, Ken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1947,48,49 Tipton, Greg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 (M) Titsworth, John (69,78) . . . . . . . . 1966,67,68 Todd, Nelson Page (71) . . . . . . . . . . . 1969,71 Tolbert, James R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1916 Toney, Chris (39,42) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Townsend, Dan (39) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003,04 Travis, Reese (55,66,70) . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Tribby, Floyd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1912 Trotter, Jess . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1946,47,48 Trousdale, J.R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 (T) Truesdell, George . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1905,06 Truitt, John (41) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981,83 Tubbs, Jerry (53) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954,55,56 Tucker, Josh (61) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Tupper, Jeff (78,91) . . . . . . . . . 1982,83,84,85 Turner, Richard (96) . . . . . . . . 1977,78,79,80 Tyler, Claude . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1919 Tyler, George . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1918,19,20,21 Tyree, James E. (41) . . . . . . . . 1941,42,46,47

BOOMER S OONER

Steines, William (36) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 Stell, Damon (27) . . . . . . . . . . 1984,85,87,88 Stensrud, Bruce (17) . . . . . . . . . 1967,68,69 Stephens, Cedric (7,22) . . . . . 1995,96,97,98 Stephens, Darren (25) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Stephens, Sam (50) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1941,42 Stephenson, Robert L. (31) . . . . . 1965,66,67 Stevenson, Ralph (46,61) . . . . . . 1937,38,39 Steward, J.N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Stidham, J. Thomas (16) . . . . . . . . . . . 1966 Stiller, Don (89) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1955,56,57 Stogner, C.H. (17) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1930,31 Stoia, Sam (56) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Stokes, George (79) . . . . . . . . . . 1961,62,63 Stokes, Ricky (46) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971,73 Stone, Clifford O., Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1945 Stout, Mark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 (T) Stover, Albert. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1944,45 Stover, Robert L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1944 Strait, Derrick (2) . . . . . . . . . . . 2000,01,02,03 Strouvelle, C.E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1922 Struck, Mike (92) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1971,72,73 Sturch, John (88) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Sturm, Bill (11) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1955 Sullivan, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 Sullivan, Glenn (9,11) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986,87 Sumpter, R.O. “Bob”. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1926 Suntrup, Tom (46) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977 Sutton, Anthony P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1974 Swank, Floyd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1905 Swanson, Garry F. (49) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969 Swanson, Lance (21) . . . . . . . . . . 1988,89,90 Swanson, T.M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1922 Swartz, P.W. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1909 Swatek, Charles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1915 Swatek, Roy E. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1918,19,20,21 Swofford, Joe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1931

187 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


2006 (6) Pos Team Davin Joseph . . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . Chris Chester . . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dusty Dvoracek . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Travis Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . WR . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clint Ingram . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Jacksonville . . . . . . . . . . . J.D. Runnels . . . . . . . . . . . . FB . . . . . Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Rd Pick 1st . . . . . . . 23rd 2nd . . . . . . . 56th . 3rd . . . . . . . 73rd 3rd . . . . . . . 78th . 3rd . . . . . . . 80th 6th . . . . . . 195th

2005 (10) Jammal Brown . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . New Orleans . . . . . . . . . . . Mark Clayton . . . . . . . . . . . WR . . . . Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brodney Pool . . . . . . . . . . . . S . . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark Bradley . . . . . . . . . . . WR . . . . Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dan Cody . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE . . . . Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brandon Jones . . . . . . . . . WR . . . . Tennessee . . . . . . . . . . . . Antonio Perkins . . . . . . . . . . CB . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . . Donte Nicholson . . . . . . . . . S . . . . . Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . Lance Mitchell . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Arizona . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wes Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . San Diego . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1st . . . . . . . 15th 1st . . . . . . 22nd 2nd . . . . . . . 34th 2nd . . . . . . . 39th 2nd . . . . . . . 53rd 3rd . . . . . . . 96th 4th . . . . . . 103rd 5th . . . . . . 141st 5th . . . . . . 168th 6th . . . . . . 177th

2004 (3) Tommie Harris . . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 14th Teddy Lehman . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 37th Derrick Strait . . . . . . . . . . . . CB . . . . New York Jets . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . . 76th 2003 (4) Andre Woolfolk . . . . . . . . . . CB . . . . Tennessee . . . . . . . . . . . . Quentin Griffin . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Denver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jimmy Wilkerson . . . . . . . . . DE . . . . Kansas City . . . . . . . . . . . Trent Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE . . . . . Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1st . . . . . . . 28th 4th . . . . . . 108th 6th . . . . . . 189th 7th . . . . . . 223rd

2002 (2) Roy Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . S . . . . . Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . . 8th Rocky Calmus . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Tennessee . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . . 77th

2000 (2) Stockar McDougle . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 20th William Bartee . . . . . . . . . . . CB . . . . Kansas City . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 54th 1999 (3) Jermaine Fazande . . . . . . . . RB . . . . San Diego . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 60th De’Mond Parker . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . 159th Kelly Gregg . . . . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . . 173rd 1998 (4) Stephen Alexander . . . . . . . TE . . . . . Washington . . . . . . . . . . . Martin Chase . . . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . Travian Smith . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Oakland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sammy Williams . . . . . . . . . OL . . . . Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2nd . . . . . . . 48th 5th . . . . . . 124th 5th . . . . . 152nd 6th . . . . . . 164th

1997 (2) Barron Tanner . . . . . . . . . . . DL . . . . . Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . 149th Rod Manuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . DL . . . . . Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . . 199th 1996 (6) Cedric Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . DE . . . . New York Giants . . . . . . . . Jerald Moore . . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Darrius Johnson . . . . . . . . . CB . . . . Denver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Harry Stamps . . . . . . . . . . . . OL . . . . Arizona . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wendell Davis . . . . . . . . . . . CB . . . . Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . J.R. Conrad . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL . . . . New England . . . . . . . . . .

1st . . . . . . . . 5th 3rd . . . . . . . 83rd 4th . . . . . 122nd 5th . . . . . . 161st 6th . . . . . . 207th 7th . . . . . . 247th

1994 (2) Aubrey Beavers . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 54th Rickey Brady . . . . . . . . . . . . TE . . . . . L.A. Rams . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . . 167th 1993 (2) Pos Team Rd Pick Darnell Walker . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7th . . . . . . 178th Joey Mickey . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE . . . . . Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . 7th . . . . . . 190th

2001 (2) Torrance Marshall . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . 72nd Josh Heupel . . . . . . . . . . . . . QB . . . . Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . . 177th

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1991 (5) Adrian Cooper . . . . . . . . . . . TE . . . . . Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . 103rd James Goode . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . 114th Frank Blevins . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 7th . . . . . . 169th Scott Evans . . . . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . Phoenix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8th . . . . . . 209th Tom Backes . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE . . . . Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10th . . . . . 272nd

1981 (8) David Overstreet . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 13th Keith Gary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE . . . . Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 17th Steve Rhodes . . . . . . . . . . WR . . . . St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . . 88th Richard Turner . . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . 105th Louis Oubre . . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . New Orleans . . . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . 112th Ken Sitton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Indianapolis . . . . . . . . . . . 8th . . . . . . 204th J.C. Watts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . New York Jets . . . . . . . . . . 8th . . . . . . 213th Forest Valora . . . . . . . . . . . . TE . . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . 11th . . . . . 282nd

1990 (3) Kevin Thompson . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . 162nd Leon Perry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . L.A. Raiders . . . . . . . . . . . 9th . . . . . . 230th Ken McMichel . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Phoenix . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12th . . . . . . 330th

1980 (9) Billy Sims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . . 1st George Cumby . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 26th Darrol Ray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . New York Giants . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 40th John Goodman . . . . . . . . . . DE . . . . Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 56th Fred Nixon . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . . 87th Paul Tabor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . 130th Bud Hebert . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . New York Giants . . . . . . . . 7th . . . . . . 179th Barry Burget . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . New England . . . . . . . . . . 9th . . . . . . 235th Mike Babb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11th . . . . . . 284th 1979 (10) Greg Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 33rd Reggie Mathis . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . New Orleans . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 38th Sam Claphan . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 47th Kenny King . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Houston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . 72nd Phil Tabor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE . . . . New York Giants . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . . 90th Victor Hicks . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE . . . . . L.A. Rams . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . 122nd Daryl Hunt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Houston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . . 143rd Thomas Lott . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . . 144th Uwe Von Schamann . . . . . . K . . . . . Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7th . . . . . . 189th Reggie Kinlaw . . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . Oakland . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12th . . . . . . 320th

1st . . . . . . . . 1st 5th . . . . . . 120th 5th . . . . . . 133rd 8th . . . . . . 221st

1978 (4) Pos Team Rd Pick Elvis Peacock . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . L.A. Rams . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 20th David Hudgens . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . . 84th Karl Baldischwiler . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7th . . . . . . 178th Richard Murray . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11th . . . . . . 289th

1986 (4) Tony Casillas . . . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 2nd Kevin Murphy . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 40th Jeff Tupper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE . . . . St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . 116th Marcus Dupree . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . L.A. Rams . . . . . . . . . . . . 12th . . . . . . 327th

1977 (5) Horace Ivory . . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . New England . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 44th Sidney Brown . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . New England . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . 82nd Mike Vaughan . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . New York Giants . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . . 88th Jerry Anderson . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . 105th Jim Culbreath . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . 10th . . . . . . 260th

1987 (4) Brian Bosworth* . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Steve Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE . . . . Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spencer Tillman . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Houston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Migliazzo . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . * NFL Supplemental Draft

1984 (7) Rick Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . . 9th Jackie Shipp . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 14th Dwight Drane . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Buffalo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 14th Bob Slater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . Washington . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 31st Scott Case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . 32nd Thomas Benson . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 36th Paul Parker . . . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12th . . . . . . 325th

1950

1976 (7) Lee Roy Selmon . . . . . . . . . DE . . . . Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Washington . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . San Diego . . . . . . . . . . . . . Billy Brooks . . . . . . . . . . . . WR . . . . Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dewey Selmon . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . Tinker Owens . . . . . . . . . . WR . . . . New Orleans . . . . . . . . . . . Jimbo Elrod . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Kansas City . . . . . . . . . . . Tony DiRienzo . . . . . . . . . . . K . . . . . San Diego . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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1st . . . . . . . . 1st 1st . . . . . . . . 4th 1st . . . . . . . 11th 2nd . . . . . . . 60th 4th . . . . . . . 96th 5th . . . . . . 144th 8th . . . . . . 212th

HISTORY

1985 (5) Pos Team Rd Pick Steve Sewell . . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Denver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 26th Buster Rhymes . . . . . . . . . WR . . . . Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . . 85th Danny Bradley . . . . . . . . . . WR . . . . L.A. Rams . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7th . . . . . . 189th Chuck Thomas . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . Houston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8th . . . . . . 199th Jim Rockford . . . . . . . . . . . . S . . . . . Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . 12th . . . . . . 316th

SEASON REVIEW

1st . . . . . . . . 5th 1st . . . . . . . 13th 2nd . . . . . . . 51st 3rd . . . . . . . 67th 4th . . . . . . . 99th 4th . . . . . . 106th 5th . . . . . . 116th 5th . . . . . . 133rd 6th . . . . . . 148th 6th . . . . . . 164th 7th . . . . . . 171st 7th . . . . . . 189th 8th . . . . . . 200th

THE SOONERS

1988 (13) Rickey Dixon . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . . . . Keith Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . TE . . . . . Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . Dante Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark Hutson . . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Greg Johnson . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lydell Carr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . New Orleans . . . . . . . . . . . Darrell Reed . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . Troy Johnson . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jon Phillips . . . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . Phoenix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Derrick White . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . Derrick Crudup . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . L.A. Raiders . . . . . . . . . . . Caesar Rentie . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patrick Collins . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . .

3rd . . . . . . . 67th 5th . . . . . . 113th 8th . . . . . . 207th 9th . . . . . . 241st

COACHING STAFF

1989 (4) Anthony Stafford . . . . . . . . WR . . . . Denver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . 152nd Eric Mitchel . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Phoenix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . . 165th Tony Woods . . . . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8th . . . . . . 216th Anthony Phillips . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12th . . . . . . 333rd

1982 (4) Bill Bechtold . . . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . L.A. Rams . . . . . . . . . . . . . Terry Crouch . . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . Indianapolis . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Reilly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DE . . . . L.A. Rams . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lyndle Byford . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Kansas City . . . . . . . . . . .

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1983 (3) Steve Haworth . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Houston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . 142nd Weldon Ledbetter . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 7th . . . . . . 185th Stanley Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9th . . . . . . 248th

BOOMER S OONER

1992 (9) Joe Bowden . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Houston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . 133rd Brian Brauninger . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Phoenix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . . 146th Mike Gaddis . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . 152nd Stacey Dillard . . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . New York Giants . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . . 153rd Terry Ray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . . 158th Jason Belser . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Indianapolis . . . . . . . . . . . 8th . . . . . . 197th Corey Mayfield . . . . . . . . . . . DE . . . . San Francisco . . . . . . . . 10th . . . . . . 269th Brandon Houston . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . 12th . . . . . . 326th Chris Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12th . . . . . . 331st

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SOONERS IN THE NFL DRAFT 1975 (10) Rod Shoate . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . New England . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 41st Tony Peters . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . 82nd Randy Hughes . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . . 96th Kyle Davis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . 113th John Carroll . . . . . . . . . . . . WR . . . . San Diego . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . . 134th Wayne Hoffman . . . . . . . . . . TE . . . . . Kansas City . . . . . . . . . . . 8th . . . . . . 189th Clyde Russell . . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10th . . . . . . 239th Jerry Arnold . . . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . Denver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14th . . . . . . 355th John Roush . . . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . San Diego . . . . . . . . . . . . 15th . . . . . . 370th Grant Burget . . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . New Orleans . . . . . . . . . . 15th . . . . . 372nd 1974 (7) Durwood Keeton . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . . 85th Gary Baccus . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . New York Jets . . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . 110th Clyde Powers . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . New York Giants . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . 119th Kenith Pope . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Oakland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9th . . . . . . 227th Eddie Foster . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . New England . . . . . . . . . 12th . . . . . . 296th Dave Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . 14th . . . . . . 349th Lucious Selmon . . . . . . . . . . DT . . . . New England . . . . . . . . . 16th . . . . . . 399th 1973 (11) Derland Moore . . . . . . . . . . . DE . . . . New Orleans . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 29th Greg Pruitt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 30th Al Chandler . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE . . . . . Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 43rd Leon Crosswhite . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 44th Joe Wylie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR . . . . Oakland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . 101st Tom Brahaney . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . 108th Ken Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7th . . . . . . 164th Dan Ruster . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . New England . . . . . . . . . 10th . . . . . . 238th Dean Unruh . . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12th . . . . . 292nd Ray Hamilton . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . New England . . . . . . . . . 14th . . . . . 342nd Larry Roach . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17th . . . . . . 424th 1972 (4) Pos Team Rd Pick Jack Mildren . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 46th Al Qualls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8th . . . . . . 191st Roy Bell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9th . . . . . . 234th John Shelley . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Buffalo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17th . . . . . . 417th 1971 (3) John Watson . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . San Francisco . . . . . . . . . 7th . . . . . . 179th Steve Castell . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . 10th . . . . . . 248th Monty Johnson . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . 17th . . . . . . 427th 1970 (6) Steve Zabel . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE . . . . . Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . . 6th Jim Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . New York Giants . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 13th Steve Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 19th Ken Mendenhall . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . 116th Jack Porter . . . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . New York Jets . . . . . . . . . . 8th . . . . . . 167th Joe Killingsworth . . . . . . . . WR . . . . Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17th . . . . . 420nd 1969 (1) Eddie Hinton . . . . . . . . . . . . FL . . . . . Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 25th 1968 (3) Bob Kalsu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Buffalo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8th . . . . . . 199th Granville Liggins . . . . . . . . . LB . . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10th . . . . . . 256th Ron Shotts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB . . . . Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11th . . . . . 292nd 1967 (5) Jim Riley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 29th Ben Hart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HB . . . . New Orleans . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . . 80th James Jackson . . . . . . . . . . E . . . . . Oakland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . . 96th Eugene Ross . . . . . . . . . . . . DB . . . . New Orleans . . . . . . . . . . . 9th . . . . . . 237th Tom Stidham . . . . . . . . . . . . K . . . . . New York Giants . . . . . . . 13th . . . . . 320nd 1966 (2) Carl McAdams . . . . . . . . . . . CB . . . . St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . . 8th Mike Ringer . . . . . . . . . . . . . HB . . . . St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10th . . . . . . 149th

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1965 (6) Lance Rentzel . . . . . . . . . . . HB . . . . Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 23rd Ralph Neely . . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 28th John Flynn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E . . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . . 67th Jim Grisham . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . . . 79th Larry Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14th . . . . . . 193rd Ed McQuarters . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18th . . . . . . 250th 1964 (3) Joe Don Looney . . . . . . . . . Glen Condren . . . . . . . . . . . John Garrett . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1963 (3) Jim Cook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dennis Ward . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Lea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

B . . . . . New York Giants . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 12th T . . . . . New York Giants . . . . . . . 11th . . . . . 152nd LB . . . . . Los Angeles . . . . . . . . . . 14th . . . . . . 189th G . . . . . St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8th . . . . . . 101st T . . . . . Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . 9th . . . . . . 116th B . . . . . St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14th . . . . . . 185th

1961 (3) Ron Hartline . . . . . . . . . . . . . FB . . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . . 51st Mike McClellan . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . San Francisco . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . . . 80th Phil Lohmann . . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . 14th . . . . . . 195th 1960 (3) Pos Team Rd Pick Prentice Gautt . . . . . . . . . . . FB . . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 19th Bobby Boyd . . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . 10th . . . . . . 119th Gilmer Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . 20th . . . . . . 233rd 1959 (3) Dave Baker . . . . . . . . . . . . . QB . . . . San Francisco . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . . 5th Bob Harrison . . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . San Francisco . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 17th Ross Coyle . . . . . . . . . . . . . E . . . . . Los Angeles . . . . . . . . . . 20th . . . . . . 237th 1958 (4) Clendon Thomas . . . . . . . . . Billy Krisher . . . . . . . . . . . . . Doyle Jennings . . . . . . . . . . Dennit Morris . . . . . . . . . . . .

B . . . . . Los Angeles . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 19th G . . . . . Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . 32nd T . . . . . Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . 14th . . . . . . 164th B . . . . . San Francisco . . . . . . . . 18th . . . . . . 215th

1957 (7) Jerry Tubbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . Chicago Bears . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 10th Tommy McDonald . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . . 31st Jimmy Harris . . . . . . . . . . . . QB . . . . Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . . 50th Billy Pricer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . . . 65th Ed Gray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Los Angeles . . . . . . . . . . . 7th . . . . . . . 75th Bob Derrick . . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . 12th . . . . . 142nd Tom Emerson . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . Chicago Bears . . . . . . . . 28th . . . . . . 336th 1956 (4) Cecil Morris . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bob Burris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bo Bolinger . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Mobra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1955 (6) Max Boydston . . . . . . . . . . . Kurt Burris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Buddy Leake . . . . . . . . . . . . Bob Herndon . . . . . . . . . . . . Steve Champlin . . . . . . . . . . Carl Allison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1954 (5) Larry Grigg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Merrill Green . . . . . . . . . . . . Roger Nelson . . . . . . . . . . . . J.D. Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . . . Juel Sweatte . . . . . . . . . . . .

G . . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . . 44th B . . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . . . 68th G . . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . 13th . . . . . . 149th E . . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . 20th . . . . . . 241st E . . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 2nd C . . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 13th B . . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . . 29th B . . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . 16th . . . . . 182nd T . . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . 18th . . . . . . 217th B . . . . . Chicago Bears . . . . . . . . 22nd . . . . . . 263rd B . . . . . Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 16th B . . . . . Washington . . . . . . . . . . 10th . . . . . . 116th T . . . . . Washington . . . . . . . . . . 14th . . . . . . 164th G . . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . 17th . . . . . . 195th B . . . . . Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . 30th . . . . . . 355th


SOONERS IN THE NFL DRAFT 1952 (2) Jim Weatherall . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 17th Ed Rowland . . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . 16th . . . . . 192nd

1940 (9) Dick Favor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . . 17th Cecil Shirk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E . . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . . 26th Frank Ivy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . . 27th J.R. Manley . . . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 9th . . . . . . . 79th Bob Seymour . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Washington . . . . . . . . . . 10th . . . . . . . 88th Alton Coppage . . . . . . . . . . . E . . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . 13th . . . . . . 111th Justin Bowers . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13th . . . . . . 116th Beryl Clark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . 16th . . . . . . 141st Ralph Stevenson . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . 18th . . . . . . 165th

B . . . . . Washington . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . . 6th G . . . . . Los Angeles . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 12th G . . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 7th . . . . . . 82nd G . . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . 14th . . . . . . 177th B . . . . . New York Bulldogs . . . . . 20th . . . . . . 250th B . . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21st . . . . . . 265th

1939 (5) Waddy Young . . . . . . . . . . . E . . . . . Brooklyn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . . 20th Hugh McCullough . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . . 26th Earl Crowder . . . . . . . . . . . . QB . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . 10th . . . . . . 82nd Jim Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . 12th . . . . . 102nd Gil Duggan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . New York Giants . . . . . . . 15th . . . . . . 140th

1949 (2) Myrle Greathouse . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . . 7th . . . . . . 62nd Jim Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E . . . . . Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . 23rd . . . . . . 225th

1938 (2) Pete Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E . . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . . 21st Ed Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . Washington . . . . . . . . . . . 9th . . . . . . . 79th

1948 (2) Nute Trotter . . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17th . . . . . . 149th Ray Pearcy . . . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . Washington . . . . . . . . . . 18th . . . . . . 158th

1937 (3) Bill Breeden . . . . . . . . . . . . . E . . . . . Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . . 25th Elmo “Bo” Hewes . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . . 35th Bill Conkwright . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . Chicago Bears . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . . 48th

1945 (4) W.G. Wooten . . . . . . . . . . . . Lee Kennon . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stan Green . . . . . . . . . . . . . Don Fauble . . . . . . . . . . . . .

E . . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . . 21st T . . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . 18th . . . . . . 180th T . . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25th . . . . . . 260th B . . . . . Brooklyn . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28th . . . . . . 288th

1944 (5) Jim Tyree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ed Davis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clare Morford . . . . . . . . . . . . Max Fischer . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Golding . . . . . . . . . . . . .

E . . . . . Brooklyn . . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Chicago Bears . . . . . . . . G . . . . . Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Brooklyn . . . . . . . . . . . . .

12th . . . . . . 111th 22nd . . . . . . 227th 22nd . . . . . . 230th 23rd . . . . . . 233rd 27th . . . . . . 276th

1943 (4) Homer Simmons . . . . . . . . . Walter Lamb . . . . . . . . . . . . Bill Campbell . . . . . . . . . . . . Huel Hamm . . . . . . . . . . . . .

T . . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . E . . . . . Chicago Bears . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

10th . . . . . . . 85th 10th . . . . . . . 89th 17th . . . . . . 153rd 25th . . . . . . 231st

1950

recent sooners picked early With Tampa Bay’s selection of offensive lineman Davin Joseph in 2006, Oklahoma has now supplied first-round selections for the past five drafts. Jammal Brown and Mark Clayton were drafted in the first round in 2005. Tommie Harris went to Chicago in 2004, Andre Woolfolk was selected by Tennessee in 2003 and Roy Williams went to Dallas in 2002. MOST FIRST-ROUNDERS Oklahoma has had two seasons with three players selected in the first round: 1970 and 1976. The 1970 Draft featured Steve Zabel picked No. 6, Jim Files No. 13 and Steve Owens No. 19. In 1976, Lee Roy Selmon was selected No. 1 overall, Joe Washington No. 4 with Billy Brooks as the 11th overall pick. WHICH TEAMS HAVE DRAFTED THE MOST SOONERS? Several teams, for one reason or another, have historically picked Sooners in the NFL Draft. Two newer teams have never drafted a Sooner: Arizona / St. Louis Cardinals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Chicago Bears . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Green Bay Packers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Carolina Panthers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 Houston Texans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

HISTORY

B . . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . . 31st G . . . . . Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6th . . . . . . 42nd T . . . . . Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . 15th . . . . . . 133rd B . . . . . Los Angeles . . . . . . . . . . 23rd . . . . . . 220th B . . . . . Los Angeles . . . . . . . . . . 32nd . . . . . . 300th

OKLAHOMA AND THE NFL DRAFT Including the six Sooners selected in 2006, OU has had 327 players picked alltime in the NFL Draft. 36 of those players were taken in the first round including two overall No. 1 picks: running back Billy Sims in 1980 and defensive end Lee Roy Selmon in 1976. All-America linebacker Brian Bosworth was the No. 1 pick in the 1987 supplemental draft by Seattle.

SEASON REVIEW

1946 (5) Joe Golding . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thurman Tigart . . . . . . . . . . Tom Tallchief . . . . . . . . . . . . Derald Lebow . . . . . . . . . . . John West . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1936 (1) J.W. Wheeler . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 16th

THE SOONERS

1947 (7) John Rapacz . . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . . 15th Paul “Buddy” Burns . . . . . . . G . . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . . 31st Dave Wallace . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . 11th . . . . . . . 90th Charles Sarratt . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . 12th . . . . . . 101st Jack Mitchell . . . . . . . . . . . . QB . . . . Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . 14th . . . . . 122nd Wade Walker . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . 22nd . . . . . . 201st Bill Morris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E . . . . . Chicago Bears . . . . . . . . 27th . . . . . . 255th

COACHING STAFF

1950 (6) George Thomas . . . . . . . . . . Stan West . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leon Manley . . . . . . . . . . . . Dee Andros . . . . . . . . . . . . . Darrell Royal . . . . . . . . . . . . George Brewer . . . . . . . . . .

1941 (2) Hal Lahar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9th . . . . . . . 79th Johnny Martin . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Chicago Bears . . . . . . . . 14th . . . . . . 128th

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1951 (6) Pos Team Rd Pick Leon Heath . . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Washington . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . . 4th Clair Mayes . . . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . Chicago Bears . . . . . . . . . 8th . . . . . . . 95th Noland Lang . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Los Angeles . . . . . . . . . . . 9th . . . . . . 107th Frankie Anderson . . . . . . . . E . . . . . Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11th . . . . . . 128th Ed Lisak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Chicago Bears . . . . . . . . 19th . . . . . . 229th Jim Owens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E . . . . . Chicago Cards . . . . . . . . 23rd . . . . . . 271st

1942 (4) Pos Team Rd Pick Jack Jacobs . . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . . 12th Roger Eason . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . . 17th Orville Matthews . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5th . . . . . . 32nd Marvin Whited . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Washington . . . . . . . . . . 15th . . . . . . 136th

BOOMER S OONER

1953 (6) Billly Vessels . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st . . . . . . . 2nd Eddie Crowder . . . . . . . . . . . QB . . . . New York Giants . . . . . . . . 2nd . . . . . . 22nd Buck McPhail . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3rd . . . . . . . 26th Tom Catlin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C . . . . . Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4th . . . . . . . 38th Dick Bowman . . . . . . . . . . . . G . . . . . New York Giants . . . . . . . 15th . . . . . . 177th Tom Carroll . . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . Los Angeles . . . . . . . . . . 15th . . . . . . 180th

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7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

ALL-TIME RESULTS John A. Harts Era (1895)

Fred Ewing Era (1904)

Career Record: 0-1-0 (.000) 1895 Nov. 7

ALL CAPS indicate games played in Norman; * at Oklahoma City; # at Guthrie; ! at Chicago, Ill.

Career Record: 4-3-1 (.563)

(0-1) Oklahoma City (Town Team) . . . . L . . . . . 34-0

1896 (2-0, NO HEAD COACH) Oct. 28 Norman High* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 12-0 Nov. 11 Norman High* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 16-4

V.L. Parrington Era (1897-1900)

1904 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 6 Nov. 13 Nov. 20 Nov. 25

(4-3-1) KINGFISHER COLLEGE . . . . . . . at Pauls Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Lawton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State # . . . . . . . . . . . . at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . O.C. MILITARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BETHANY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

T . . . . . . 0-0 W . . . . . 33-0 L . . . . . 16-0 W . . . . . . 6-0 W . . . . . 75-0 L . . . . 40-10 W . . . . . 71-4 L . . . . . 36-9

Career Record: 9-2-1 (.792)

1897 (2-0) Dec. 1 Oklahoma City (Town Team) . . . . W . . . . . 16-0 Dec. 31 Kingfisher College # . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 17-8 1898 (2-0) Nov. 17 Arkansas City* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . . 5-0 Nov. 28 at Fort Worth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 24-0 1899 Oct. 12 Oct. 24 Nov. 2

(2-1) KINGFISHER COLLEGE . . . . . . W . . . . . 39-6 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 11-5 at Arkansas City . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . 17-11

1900 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Nov. 6 Nov. 20

(3-1-1) at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHILOCCO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FORT RENO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kingfisher College . . . . . . . . . . ARKANSAS CITY . . . . . . . . . . . .

L . . . . . 28-2 W . . . . . 27-0 W . . . . . 79-0 T . . . . . . 0-0 W . . . . . 10-0

Fred Roberts Era (1901) Career Record: 3-2-0 (.600) 1901 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 Nov. 6 Nov. 13 Nov. 25

(3-2) at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BAYLOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Fairmont . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KINGFISHER COLLEGE . . . . . . . TEXAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

L . . . . . W . . . . . W . . . . . W . . . . . L . . . . .

12-6 17-0 42-0 28-6 11-0

Mark M c Mahon Era (1902-03) Career Record: 11-7-3 (.595) 1902 Oct. 1 Oct. 8 Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 5 Nov. 12 Nov. 19 Nov. 24

(6-3) GUTHRIE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Dallas Athletic Club . . . . . . . . . at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA CITY . . . . . . . . . . . . KINGFISHER COLLEGE . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EMPORIA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . KINGFISHER COLLEGE . . . . . . .

1903 Oct. 3 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 6 Nov. 13 Nov. 20 Nov. 25 Nov. 30 Dec. 3 Dec. 10

(5-4-3) at Chilocco Indian . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 38-5 KINGFISHER COLLEGE . . . . . . . T . . . . . . 0-0 at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . . 6-6 at Texas A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . . 6-0 FAIRMONT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W. . . . . . 11-5 EMPORIA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . . 6-6 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . . 17-5 TEXAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . . 11-5 ARKANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . . 12-0 at Missouri Mines . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 12-6 at Bethany . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . 12-10 LAWTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 27-5

W . . . . . 62-0 L . . . . . 22-6 L . . . . . 11-6 W . . . . . 28-0 W . . . . . 30-0 W . . . . . 15-0 L . . . . . 22-5 W . . . . . . 6-5 W . . . . . 17-0

BENNIE OWEN Era (1905-26) Career Record: 122-54-16 (.677) 1905 Oct. 9 Oct. 13 Oct. 16 Oct. 23 Oct. 30 Nov. 5 Nov. 12 Nov. 19 Nov. 24

(7-2) at Central Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . HASKELL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS CITY MEDICS . . . . . . . WASHBURN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kingfisher College . . . . . . . . . . CENTRAL OKLAHOMA . . . . . . . BETHANY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 28-0 W . . . . 18-12 L . . . . . 34-0 W . . . . . 33-0 L . . . . . . 9-6 W . . . . . . 2-0 W . . . . . 55-0 W . . . . . 58-0 W . . . . . 29-0

1906 Oct. 6 Oct. 13 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 Nov. 2 Nov. 9 Nov. 16 Nov. 23 Nov. 28

(5-2-2) CENTRAL OKLAHOMA . . . . . . . . KINGFISHER COLLEGE . . . . . . . at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Central Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . PAWHUSKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SULPHUR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Washburn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 12-0 W . . . . . 11-6 W . . . . . 23-0 L . . . . . 20-4 L . . . . . 10-9 W . . . . . 17-0 T . . . . . . 0-0 W . . . . . 48-0 T . . . . . . 0-0

1907 Oct. 4 Oct. 11 Oct. 19 Oct. 25 Nov. 9 Nov. 12 Nov. 15 Nov. 28

(4-4) at Kingfisher College . . . . . . . . . . CHILOCCO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EPWORTH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . at Texas A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WASHBURN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 32-0 W . . . . . 43-0 L . . . . . 15-0 W . . . . . 29-0 W . . . . . 67-0 L . . . . . 19-0 L . . . . 29-10 L . . . . . 12-0

1908 Sept. 25 Oct. 3 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 23 Oct. 30 Nov. 5 Nov. 13 Nov. 19 Nov. 24

(8-1-1) at Central Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . KINGFISHER COLLEGE . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ARKANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EPWORTH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TEXAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FAIRMONT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Washburn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 51-5 W . . . . . 18-0 W . . . . . 51-0 L . . . . . 11-0 W . . . . . 33-4 W . . . . . 27-5 W . . . . . 24-0 W . . . . . 50-0 W . . . . . 12-4 T . . . . . . 6-6

1909 Sept. 23 Oct. 2 Oct. 9 Oct. 13 Oct. 20 Nov. 5 Nov. 12 Nov. 17 Nov. 19 Nov. 29

(6-4) CENTRAL OKLAHOMA . . . . . . . . KINGFISHER COLLEGE . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NW OKLAHOMA . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WASHBURN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas A&M at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Epworth* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 55-0 W . . . . . 46-5 L . . . . . 11-0 W . . . . . 23-2 L . . . . . 21-5 W . . . . . 42-8 W . . . . . 12-5 L . . . . . 14-8 L . . . . . 30-0 W . . . . 12-11

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1910 Oct. 7 Oct. 17 Oct. 21 Oct. 28 Nov. 12 Nov. 28 Dec. 2

(4-2-1) at Kingfisher College . . . . . . . . . . at Central Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EPWORTH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 66-0 W . . . . . 79-0 W . . . . . 12-0 L . . . . . 26-0 L . . . . . . 2-0 W . . . . . . 3-0 T . . . . . . 3-3

1911 Oct. 7 Oct. 14 Oct. 20 Oct. 27 Nov. 4 Nov. 11 Nov. 22 Nov. 30

(8-0) KINGFISHER COLLEGE . . . . . . OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN . . . . . . at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . WASHBURN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NW OKLAHOMA . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . 104-0 W . . . . . 62-0 W . . . . . 22-0 W . . . . . 37-0 W . . . . . 14-6 W . . . . . . 3-0 W . . . . . 34-6 W . . . . . . 6-3

1912 Oct. 5 Oct. 11 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 Nov. 2 Nov. 9 Nov. 16 Nov. 23 Nov. 28

(5-4) at Kingfisher College . . . . . . . . . . CENTRAL OKLAHOMA . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas A&M at Houston . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . COLORADO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 40-0 W . . . . . 87-0 W . . . . . 21-6 L . . . . . 14-0 W . . . . . . 6-5 L . . . . . 28-6 W . . . . . 16-0 L . . . . . 13-9 L . . . . 14-12

1913 Sept. 27 Oct. 4 Oct. 11 Oct. 18 Oct. 31 Nov. 10 Nov. 21 Nov. 27

(6-2) KINGFISHER COLLEGE . . . . . . . at Central Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . NW OKLAHOMA . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Houston . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . COLORADO* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 74-0 W . . . . . 83-0 W . . . . 101-0 L . . . . 20-17 W . . . . . 21-7 L . . . . . 14-6 W . . . . . . 7-0 W . . . . . 14-3

1914 Sept. 26 Oct. 3 Oct. 9 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 6 Nov. 13 Nov. 20 Nov. 26 Nov. 30

(9-1-1) CENTRAL OKLAHOMA . . . . . . . . at Kingfisher College . . . . . . . . . . EAST CENTRAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HASKELL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Tulsa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 67-0 W . . . . . 67-0 W . . . . . 96-6 W . . . . . 13-0 L . . . . . 32-7 T . . . . 16-16 W . . . . . 28-6 W . . . . 52-10 W . . . . . 35-7 W . . . . 33-12 W . . . . . 26-7

1915 Sept. 25 Oct. 2 Oct. 9 Oct. 16 Oct. 23 Oct. 30 Nov. 6 Nov. 13 Nov. 20 Nov. 25

(10-0, 3-0 SWC CHAMPIONS) KINGFISHER COLLEGE . . . . . . . at SW Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . NW OKLAHOMA . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Tulsa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ARKANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State* . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 67-0 W . . . . . 55-0 W . . . . 102-0 W . . . . . 24-0 W . . . . 14-13 W . . . . 23-14 W . . . . 14-13 W . . . . . 24-0 W . . . . . 21-7 W . . . . . 26-7

1916 Sept. 23 Sept. 30 Oct. 7 Oct. 14 Oct. 21 Oct. 28 Nov. 4 Nov. 11 Nov. 18 Nov. 25 Nov. 30

(6-5, 2-1 SWC) CENTRAL OKLAHOMA . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 27-0 at Oklahoma Baptist . . . . . . . . . . W. . . . . 107-0 SW OKLAHOMA . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 140-0 TULSA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . . 16-0 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . . 21-7 MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . 23-14 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . 21-13 at Kingfisher College . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 96-0 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . 14-13 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 14-13 Oklahoma State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 41-7


ALL-TIME RESULTS

1919 Sept. 27 Oct. 4 Oct. 11 Oct. 18 Oct. 25 Nov. 1 Nov. 8 Nov. 15 Nov. 22 Nov. 27

(5-2-3, 2-1 SWC) at Central Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . KINGFISHER COLLEGE . . . . . . . TULSA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ARKANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State* . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 40-0 W . . . . 157-0 L . . . . . 27-0 W . . . . . 12-7 T . . . . . . 7-7 T . . . . . . 6-6 T . . . . . . 0-0 L . . . . . . 7-6 W . . . . . 14-3 W . . . . . 33-6

1920 Oct. 9 Oct. 23 Oct. 30 Nov. 6 Nov. 13 Nov. 20 Nov. 25

(6-0-1, 4-0-1 MVC CHAMPIONS) CENTRAL OKLAHOMA . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 16-7 WASHINGTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 24-14 at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 28-7 KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 21-9 at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 36-0 at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . . . 7-7 DRAKE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 44-7

1921 Oct. 8 Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 5 Nov. 12 Nov. 19 Nov. 24

(5-3, 2-3 MVC) at Central Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . WASHINGTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 21-0 W . . . . . . 6-0 W . . . . 28-13 L . . . . . 44-0 W . . . . . 24-7 L . . . . 24-14 L . . . . . 14-7 W . . . . . 27-0

1922 Oct. 14 Oct. 21 Oct. 28 Nov. 4 Nov. 11 Nov. 18 Nov. 25 Dec. 2

(2-3-3, 1-2-2 MVC) CENTRAL OKLAHOMA . . . . . . . . KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TEXAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . at Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 21-0 T . . . . . . 7-7 L . . . . . 39-7 L . . . . . 19-3 W . . . . 18-14 L . . . . . 32-7 T . . . . . . 3-3 T . . . . . . 0-0

1923 Oct. 13 Oct. 20 Oct. 27 Nov. 3 Nov. 10 Nov. 17 Nov. 24 Nov. 29

(3-5, 2-4 MVC) at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WASHINGTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DRAKE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

L . . . . . 24-0 W . . . . . 62-7 W . . . . . 12-0 L . . . . . . 7-3 W . . . . . 13-0 L . . . . 26-14 L . . . . 21-20 L . . . . 26-20

1924 Oct. 4 Oct. 11 Oct. 25 Nov. 1 Nov. 8 Nov. 15 Nov. 22 Nov. 27

(2-5-1, 2-3-1 MVC) CENTRAL OKLAHOMA . . . . . . . . NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Drake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . .

L . . . . . . 2-0 W . . . . . 14-7 L . . . . . 28-0 L . . . . . . 6-0 L . . . . . 10-0 L . . . . . 20-0 W . . . . . . 7-0 T . . . . . . 7-7

1950

1926 Oct. 9 Oct. 16 Oct. 23 Oct. 30 Nov. 6 Nov. 13 Nov. 20 Nov. 25

(5-2-1, 3-2-1 MVC) ARKANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Drake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ST. LOUIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 13-6 W . . . . . 11-0 L . . . . 15-12 W . . . . . 21-0 W . . . . . 10-7 L . . . . . 10-9 W . . . . . 47-0 T . . . . 14-14

Adrian Lindsey Era (1927-31) Career Record: 19-19-6 (.500) 1927 Oct. 8 Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 5 Nov. 12 Nov. 19 Nov. 24

(3-3-2, 2-3 MVC) at Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CREIGHTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Central Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . WASHINGTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 13-7 T . . . . 13-13 L . . . . 20-14 T . . . . 14-14 W . . . . . 23-7 W . . . . . 26-7 L . . . . . 13-7 L . . . . . 20-7

1928 Oct. 6 Oct. 13 Oct. 27 Nov. 3 Nov. 10 Nov. 17 Nov. 24 Nov. 29

(5-3, 3-2 BIG 6) at Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CREIGHTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

L . . . . . 10-7 W . . . . . . 7-0 W . . . . 33-21 L . . . . . 13-0 L . . . . . 44-6 W . . . . . . 7-0 W . . . . . 46-0 W . . . . . 14-0

1929 Oct. 12 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 Nov. 2 Nov. 9 Nov. 16 Nov. 23 Nov. 28

(3-3-2, 2-2-1 BIG 6) at Creighton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 26-0 L . . . . . 21-0 W . . . . 14-13 W . . . . . 21-7 L . . . . . . 7-0 T . . . . 13-13 T . . . . . . 7-7 L . . . . . 13-0

1930 Oct. 4 Oct. 11 Oct. 18 Oct. 25 Nov. 1 Nov. 15 Nov. 22 Nov. 27

(4-3-1, 3-1-1 BIG 6) NEW MEXICO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 47-0 W . . . . . 20-7 L . . . . . 17-7 W . . . . . . 7-0 W . . . . 19-13 L . . . . . 13-0 L . . . . . . 7-0 T . . . . . . 0-0

1931 Oct. 3 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 26 Dec. 5 Dec. 12 Dec. 19 Dec. 26

(4-7-1, 1-4 BIG 6) RICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . at Oklahoma City . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Tulsa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Honolulu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Hawaii . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 19-6 L . . . . . 13-0 L . . . . . . 3-0 L . . . . . 14-0 L . . . . 13-12 W . . . . . 10-0 L . . . . . . 7-0 T . . . . . . 0-0 L . . . . . . 6-0 W . . . . . 20-7 L . . . . 39-20 W . . . . . . 7-0

LEWIE HARDAGE Era (1932-34) Career Record: 11-12-4 (.482) 1932 Oct. 1 Oct. 8 Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 5 Nov. 12 Nov. 19 Nov. 24

(4-4-1, 3-2 BIG 6) TULSA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at George Washington . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . . 7-0 W . . . . . 21-6 L . . . . 17-10 W . . . . 20-13 L . . . . . . 7-0 L . . . . . 14-6 W . . . . 19-12 L . . . . . . 5-0 T . . . . . . 7-7

1933 Sept. 30 Oct. 7 Oct. 14 Oct. 21 Oct. 28 Nov. 4 Nov. 11 Nov. 18 Nov. 23

(4-4-1, 3-2 BIG 6) VANDERBILT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Tulsa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . .

T . . . . . . 0-0 L . . . . . 20-6 W . . . . . . 9-0 W . . . . . 19-7 L . . . . . 16-7 W . . . . . 20-0 W . . . . . 21-0 L . . . . . 14-0 L . . . . . 13-0

1934 Oct. 6 Oct. 13 Oct. 20 Oct. 27 Nov. 3 Nov. 10 Nov. 17 Nov. 22 Dec. 1

(3-4-2, 2-2-1 BIG 6) CENTENARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . at George Washington . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . . 7-0 L . . . . . 19-0 L . . . . . . 6-0 T . . . . . . 7-7 W . . . . . 31-0 W . . . . . 12-0 L . . . . . . 8-7 T . . . . . . 0-0 L . . . . . . 3-0

LAWRENCE JONES Era (1935-36) Career Record: 9-6-3 (.583) 1935 Sept. 28 Oct. 5 Oct. 12 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 Nov. 2 Nov. 9 Nov. 16 Nov. 28

(6-3, 3-2 BIG 6) COLORADO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NEW MEXICO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . . 3-0 W . . . . . 25-0 L . . . . . 12-7 W . . . . . 16-0 L . . . . . 19-0 L . . . . . . 7-0 W . . . . . 20-6 W . . . . . . 3-0 W . . . . . 25-0

1936 Sept. 26 Oct. 3 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 26

(3-3-3, 1-2-2 BIG 6) TULSA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . .

T . . . . . . 0-0 W . . . . . . 8-0 L . . . . . . 6-0 W . . . . . 14-0 L . . . . . 14-0 T . . . . . . 7-7 T . . . . . . 6-6 L . . . . 21-14 W . . . . 35-13

HISTORY

W . . . . . 44-0 W . . . . . 58-0 W . . . . . 33-0 W . . . . 103-0 W . . . . . 13-7 W . . . . . 27-0

L . . . . . 16-0 W . . . . . . 7-0 W . . . . . . 9-0 L . . . . . 12-0 T . . . . . . 0-0 L . . . . 16-14 W . . . . . 28-0 W . . . . . 35-0

SEASON REVIEW

(6-0, 2-0 SWC CHAMPIONS) CENTRAL OKLAHOMA . . . . . . . . POST FIELD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Phillips* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State* . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(4-3-1, 3-3-1 MVC) at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DRAKE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Southern Methodist . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WASHINGTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . .

THE SOONERS

1918 Oct. 26 Nov. 2 Nov. 9 Nov. 16 Nov. 23 Nov. 28

1925 Oct. 3 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 21 Nov. 26

COACHING STAFF

W . . . . . 99-0 W . . . . 179-0 W . . . . . 52-9 L . . . . . 44-0 W . . . . . 14-0 W . . . . . 14-7 L . . . . . 13-6 T . . . . . . 0-0 W . . . . . 80-0 L . . . . . . 9-0 L . . . . . 21-7

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

(6-4-1, 1-1-1 SWC) at Central Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . KINGFISHER COLLEGE . . . . . . . Phillips* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Illinois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ARKANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TULSA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Camp Doniphan . . . . . . . . . . . .

BOOMER S OONER

1917 Sept. 22 Sept. 29 Oct. 6 Oct. 13 Oct. 20 Nov. 3 Nov. 10 Nov. 17 Nov. 24 Nov. 29 Dec. 15

193

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

ALL-TIME RESULTS Tom Stidham (1937-40) Career Record: 27-8-3 (.750) 1937 Sept. 25 Oct. 2 Oct. 9 Oct. 16 Oct. 23 Oct. 30 Nov. 6 Nov. 13 Nov. 25

(5-2-2, 3-1-1 BIG 6) at Tulsa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . .

L . . . . . 19-7 W . . . . . . 6-0 T . . . . . . 7-7 T . . . . . . 0-0 L . . . . . . 6-3 W . . . . . 19-0 W . . . . . 33-7 W . . . . . . 7-0 W . . . . . 16-0

1938 (10-1, 5-0 BIG 6 CHAMPIONS) Oct. 1 at Rice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . . 7-6 Oct. 8 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 13-0 Oct. 15 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 19-0 Oct. 22 NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 14-0 Oct. 29 TULSA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 28-6 Nov. 5 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 26-0 Nov. 12 MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 21-0 Nov. 19 at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 10-0 Nov. 24 at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 19-0 Dec. 3 WASHINGTON STATE . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 28-0 Jan. 2 Tennessee* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . . 17-0 *First Bowl Game: Orange Bowl at Miami, Fla. 1939 Sept. 30 Oct. 7 Oct. 14 Oct. 21 Oct. 28 Nov. 4 Nov. 11 Nov. 18 Nov. 23

(6-2-1, 3-2 BIG 6) SOUTHERN METHODIST . . . . . . at Northwestern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

T . . . . . . 7-7 W . . . . . 23-0 W . . . . 24-12 W . . . . . 27-7 W . . . . . 41-0 W . . . . . 38-6 W . . . . 13-10 L . . . . . . 7-6 L . . . . . 13-7

1940 Oct. 5 Oct. 12 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 Nov. 2 Nov. 9 Nov. 16 Nov. 23 Nov. 30

(6-3, 4-1 BIG 6) OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TEMPLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Santa Clara . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . 29-27 L . . . . 19-16 W . . . . . 14-0 W . . . . . 20-7 L . . . . . 13-0 W . . . . . 13-0 W . . . . . . 7-0 W . . . . . . 9-6 L . . . . 33-13

DEWEY LUSTER Era (1941-45)

1943 Sept. 25 Oct. 2 Oct. 9 Oct. 16 Oct. 23 Oct. 30 Nov. 6 Nov. 13 Nov. 20

(7-2, 5-0 BIG 6 CHAMPIONS) NORMAN NAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oklahoma State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tulsa* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1944 Sept. 30 Oct. 7 Oct. 14 Oct. 21 Oct. 28 Nov. 4 Nov. 11 Nov. 18 Nov. 25 Dec. 2

(6-3-1, 4-0-1 BIG 6 CHAMPIONS) NORMAN NAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . 28-14 Texas A&M* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 21-14 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . . 20-0 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 68-0 TCU* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 34-19 at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 12-7 MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . 21-21 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 20-0 Oklahoma State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . . 28-6 Nebraska* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 31-12

1945 Sept. 22 Sept. 29 Oct. 6 Oct. 13 Oct. 20 Oct. 27 Nov. 3 Nov. 10 Nov. 17 Nov. 24

(5-5, 4-1 BIG 6) at Hondo, Texas, AAF . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TEXAS A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 22-6 W . . . . 22-13 L . . . . . 13-7 L . . . . . 20-6 W . . . . . 37-0 W . . . . . 21-7 W . . . . 26-13 W . . . . 20-13 W . . . . . 26-7

W . . . . . 21-6 W . . . . . 20-0 L . . . . 19-14 L . . . . . 12-7 W . . . . . 39-7 W . . . . 41-13 L . . . . . 13-7 W . . . . . 14-7 L . . . . . 14-6 L . . . . . 47-0

Jim Tatum Era (1946) Career Record: 8-3-0 (.727)

1946 (8-3, 4-1 BIG 6 CHAMPIONS) Sept. 28 Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 5 TEXAS A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 12 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 19 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 26 at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 2 at TCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 9 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 16 MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 23 NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 30 at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 1 North Carolina State* . . . . . . . . . . *Gator Bowl at Jacksonville, Fla.

L . . . . . 21-7 W . . . . . 10-7 L . . . . 20-13 W . . . . . 28-7 W . . . . . 63-0 W . . . . 14-12 L . . . . 16-13 W . . . . . 27-6 W . . . . . 27-6 W . . . . 73-12 W . . . . 34-13

Career Record: 27-18-3 (.594)

BUD WILKINSON Era (1947-63) Career Record: 145-29-4 (.826)

1941 Sept. 27 Oct. 11 Oct. 18 Oct. 25 Nov. 1 Nov. 8 Nov. 15 Nov. 22 Nov. 29

(6-3, 3-2 BIG 6) OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SANTA CLARA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MARQUETTE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 19-0 L . . . . . 40-7 W . . . . . 16-0 W . . . . . 16-6 W . . . . . 38-0 W . . . . . 55-0 L . . . . . 28-0 W . . . . 61-14 L . . . . . . 7-6

1942 Sept. 26 Oct. 3 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 21 Nov. 28

(3-5-2, 3-1-1 BIG 6) at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . at Tulsa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Temple . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WILLIAM & MARY . . . . . . . . . . . .

T . . . . . . 0-0 L . . . . . 23-0 L . . . . . . 7-0 W . . . . . 25-0 L . . . . . . 7-0 W . . . . . 14-7 W . . . . . 76-0 T . . . . . . 6-6 L . . . . . 14-7 L . . . . . 14-7

1947 Sept. 27 Oct. 4 Oct. 11 Oct. 18 Oct. 25 Nov. 1 Nov. 8 Nov. 15 Nov. 22 Nov. 29

(7-2-1, 4-0-1 BIG 6 CHAMPIONS) at Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 24-20 TEXAS A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 26-14 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . 34-14 KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . 13-13 TCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . . 20-7 IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 27-9 at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 27-13 at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 21-12 at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 14-13 OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 21-13

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1948 (10-1, 5-0 BIG 6 CHAMPIONS) Sept. 25 at Santa Clara . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 2 TEXAS A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 9 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 16 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 23 at TCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 30 at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 6 MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 13 NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 20 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 27 at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 1 North Carolina* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *Sugar Bowl at New Orleans, La.

L . . . . 20-17 W . . . . 42-14 W . . . . 20-14 W . . . . . 42-0 W . . . . 21-18 W . . . . . 33-6 W . . . . . 41-7 W . . . . 41-14 W . . . . . 60-7 W . . . . 19-15 W . . . . . 14-6

1949 (11-0, 5-0 BIG 6 CHAMPIONS) Sept. 23 at Boston College . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 1 TEXAS A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 8 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 15 KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 22 at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 29 IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 5 at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 12 at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 19 SANTA CLARA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 26 OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 1 Louisiana State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . *Sugar Bowl at New Orleans, La.

W . . . . . 46-0 W . . . . 33-13 W . . . . 20-14 W . . . . 48-26 W . . . . . 48-0 W . . . . . 34-7 W . . . . . 39-0 W . . . . . 27-7 W . . . . 28-21 W . . . . . 41-0 W . . . . . 35-0

1950 (10-1, 6-0 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS) Sept. 30 BOSTON COLLEGE . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 28-0 Oct. 7 TEXAS A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 34-28 Oct. 14 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 14-13 Oct. 21 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 58-0 Oct. 28 at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 20-7 Nov. 4 at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 27-18 Nov. 11 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 33-13 Nov. 18 MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 41-7 Nov. 25 NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 49-35 Dec. 2 at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 41-14 Jan. 1 Kentucky* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . . 13-7 *Sugar Bowl at New Orleans, La. 1951 Sept. 29 Oct. 6 Oct. 13 Oct. 20 Oct. 27 Nov. 3 Nov. 10 Nov. 17 Nov. 24 Dec. 1

(8-2, 6-0 BIG 7 CHAMPIONS) WILLIAM & MARY . . . . . . . . . . . . at Texas A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . COLORADO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . .

1952 Sept. 27 Oct. 4 Oct. 11 Oct. 18 Oct. 25 Nov. 1 Nov. 8 Nov. 15 Nov. 22 Nov. 29

(8-1-1, 5-0-1 BIG 7 CHAMPIONS) at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T . . . . 21-21 PITTSBURGH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 49-20 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 49-20 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 42-20 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 49-6 at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 41-0 at Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L . . . . 27-21 MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 47-7 NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 34-13 at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 54-7

1953 (9-1-1, 6-0 BIG 7 CHAMPIONS) Sept. 26 NOTRE DAME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 3 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 10 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 17 KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 24 COLORADO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 31 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 7 at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 14 IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 21 at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 28 OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 1 Maryland* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *Orange Bowl at Miami, Fla.

W . . . . . 49-7 L . . . . . 14-7 L . . . . . . 9-7 W . . . . 33-21 W . . . . 55-14 W . . . . . 33-0 W . . . . 34-20 W . . . . . 35-6 W . . . . . 27-0 W . . . . . 41-6

L . . . . 28-21 T . . . . . . 7-7 W . . . . 19-14 W . . . . . 45-0 W . . . . 27-20 W . . . . . 34-0 W . . . . . 14-0 W . . . . . 47-0 W . . . . . 30-7 W . . . . . 42-7 W . . . . . . 7-0


ALL-TIME RESULTS (10-0, 6-0 BIG 7 CHAMPIONS) at California . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . 27-13 W . . . . 21-16 W . . . . . 14-7 W . . . . . 65-0 W . . . . . 21-0 W . . . . . 13-6 W . . . . . 40-0 W . . . . 34-13 W . . . . . 55-7 W . . . . . 14-0

(10-0, 6-0 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS) NORTH CAROLINA . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 36-0 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 66-0 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 45-0 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 34-12 at Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 40-0 at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 27-19 at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 44-0 MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 67-14 NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 54-6 at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 53-0

(7-3, 6-1 BIG 8 CHAMPIONS) at Northwestern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . COLORADO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ARMY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . .

1962 (8-3, 7-0 BIG 8 CHAMPIONS) Sept. 22 SYRACUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 29 NOTRE DAME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 13 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 20 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 27 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 3 at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 10 at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 17 MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 24 NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dec. 1 at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 1 Alabama* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *Orange Bowl at Miami, Fla. 1963 Sept. 21 Sept. 28 Oct. 12 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 Nov. 2 Nov. 9 Nov. 16 Nov. 23 Nov. 30

(8-2, 6-1 BIG 8) CLEMSON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Southern Cal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . COLORADO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . . 7-3 L . . . . . 13-7 L . . . . . . 9-6 W . . . . . 13-7 W . . . . . 47-0 W . . . . . 62-0 W . . . . . 41-0 W . . . . . 13-0 W . . . . . 34-6 W . . . . . 37-6 L . . . . . 17-0

W . . . . 31-14 W . . . . 17-12 L . . . . . 28-7 W . . . . 21-18 W . . . . . 34-9 W . . . . . 35-0 W . . . . 24-14 W . . . . . 13-3 L . . . . 29-20 W . . . . 34-10

Gomer Jones Era (1964-65) W . . . . 47-14 W . . . . . . 6-0 L . . . . 15-14 W . . . . . 43-0 W . . . . . 40-6 W . . . . . 23-7 W . . . . . 20-0 W . . . . . 39-0 W . . . . . 40-7 W . . . . . . 7-0 W . . . . . 21-6

L . . . . 45-13 W . . . . 42-12 L . . . . 19-12 W . . . . . 23-0 W . . . . . . 7-6 L . . . . 25-21 W . . . . . 36-0 W . . . . 28-20 W . . . . 35-12 W . . . . . 17-7

Career Record: 9-11-1 (.452)

1964 (6-4-1, 5-1-1 BIG 8) Sept. 19 at Maryland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 26 SOUTHERN CAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 10 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 17 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 24 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 31 at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 7 IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 14 MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 21 NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 28 at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 2 Florida State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *Gator Bowl at Jacksonville, Fla. 1965 Sept. 25 Oct. 2 Oct. 9 Oct. 16 Oct. 23 Oct. 30 Nov. 6 Nov. 13 Nov. 25 Dec. 4

(3-7, 3-4 BIG 8) at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NAVY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . COLORADO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 13-3 L . . . . 40-14 L . . . . . 28-7 L . . . . 15-14 W . . . . . 44-0 W . . . . 14-11 W . . . . . 30-0 T . . . . 14-14 W . . . . . 17-7 W . . . . 21-16 L . . . . 36-19

L . . . . . 13-9 L . . . . . 10-0 L . . . . . 19-0 W . . . . . 21-7 W . . . . . 27-0 L . . . . . 13-0 W . . . . 24-20 L . . . . . 30-0 L . . . . . 21-9 L . . . . 17-16

1966 Sept. 17 Sept. 24 Oct. 8 Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 5 Nov. 12 Nov. 24 Dec. 3

(6-4, 4-3 BIG 8) OREGON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOTRE DAME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . .

W . . . . . 17-0 W . . . . 33-11 W . . . . . 18-9 W . . . . . 35-0 L . . . . . 38-0 L . . . . 24-21 W . . . . . 37-6 L . . . . . 10-7 W . . . . . 10-9 L . . . . 15-14

Chuck FairBANKS Era (1967-72) Career Record: 52-15-1 (.772)

1967 (10-1, 7-0 BIG 8 CHAMPIONS) Sept. 23 WASHINGTON STATE . . . . . . . . Sept. 30 MARYLAND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 14 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 21 at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 28 at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 4 COLORADO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 11 at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 18 KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 23 at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dec. 2 OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 1 Tennessee* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *Orange Bowl at Miami, Fla.

W . . . . . 21-0 W . . . . . 35-0 L . . . . . . 9-7 W . . . . . 46-7 W . . . . . . 7-0 W . . . . . 23-0 W . . . . 52-14 W . . . . 14-10 W . . . . 21-14 W . . . . 38-14 W . . . . 26-24

1968 (7-4, 6-1 BIG 8 CHAMPIONS) Sept. 21 at Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 28 NORTH CAROLINA ST. . . . . . . . Oct. 12 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 19 IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 26 at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 2 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 9 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 16 MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 23 NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 30 at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . Dec. 31 Southern Methodist* . . . . . . . . . . *Bluebonnet Bowl at Houston, Texas

L . . . . 45-21 W . . . . 28-14 L . . . . 26-20 W . . . . . 42-7 L . . . . 41-27 W . . . . 35-20 W . . . . 27-23 W . . . . 28-14 W . . . . . 47-0 W . . . . . 41-7 L . . . . 28-27

1969 Sept. 20 Sept. 27 Oct. 11 Oct. 18 Oct. 25 Nov. 1 Nov. 8 Nov. 15 Nov. 22 Nov. 29

(6-4, 4-3 BIG 8) at Wisconsin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PITTSBURGH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . COLORADO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . .

1970 (7-4-1, 5-2 BIG 8) Sept. 12 at Southern Methodist . . . . . . . . . Sept. 19 WISCONSIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 26 OREGON STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 10 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 17 at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 24 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 31 at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 7 MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 14 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 21 at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 28 OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . Dec. 31 Alabama* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *Bluebonnet Bowl at Houston, Texas

W . . . . 48-21 W . . . . . 37-8 L . . . . 27-17 W . . . . 42-30 L . . . . 59-21 W . . . . 37-14 L . . . . 44-10 W . . . . 31-15 L . . . . 44-14 W . . . . 28-27 W . . . . 28-11 W . . . . . 21-7 L . . . . 23-14 L . . . . . 41-9 W . . . . 23-15 L . . . . 19-14 W . . . . 29-28 W . . . . 28-13 W . . . . 28-24 L . . . . 28-21 W . . . . . 66-6 T . . . . 24-24

HISTORY

1959 Sept. 26 Oct. 3 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 21 Nov. 28

L . . . . . 19-6 L . . . . 21-15 L . . . . . 28-7 L . . . . . 10-0 L . . . . 22-14 W . . . . . 17-6 W . . . . . . 7-0 W . . . . . 14-8 W . . . . 21-14 W . . . . 21-13

Career Record: 6-4-0 (.600)

SEASON REVIEW

1958 (10-1, 7-0 BIG 8 CHAMPIONS) Sept. 27 WEST VIRGINIA . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 4 OREGON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 11 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 18 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 25 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 1 at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 8 at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 15 MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 22 NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 29 at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 1 Syracuse* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *Orange Bowl at Miami, Fla.

W . . . . . 26-0 W . . . . 40-14 W . . . . . 21-7 W . . . . . 47-0 W . . . . 14-13 W . . . . . 13-0 W . . . . 39-14 L . . . . . . 7-0 W . . . . . 32-7 W . . . . . 53-6 W . . . . 48-21

1961 (5-5, 4-3 BIG 8) Sept. 30 at Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 7 IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 14 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 21 KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 28 COLORADO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 4 at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 11 at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 18 Army at Yankee Stadium . . . . . . . Nov. 25 at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dec. 2 OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . .

Jim MACKenzie Era (1966)

THE SOONERS

1957 (10-1, 6-0 BIG 7 CHAMPIONS) Sept. 21 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 5 IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 12 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 19 KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 26 COLORADO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 2 at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 9 at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 16 NOTRE DAME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 23 at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 30 OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 1 Duke* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *Orange Bowl at Miami, Fla.

L . . . . . 19-3 W . . . . 15-14 L . . . . . 24-0 T . . . . 13-13 W . . . . . 49-7 L . . . . . . 7-0 L . . . . . 10-6 L . . . . 41-19 L . . . . 17-14 W . . . . . 17-6

COACHING STAFF

1956 Sept. 29 Oct. 6 Oct. 13 Oct. 20 Oct. 27 Nov. 3 Nov. 10 Nov. 17 Nov. 24 Dec. 1

(3-6-1, 2-4-1 BIG 8) NORTHWESTERN . . . . . . . . . . . PITTSBURGH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . .

2 0 0 6 S EAS ON

1955 (11-0, 6-0 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS) Sept. 24 at North Carolina . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 13-6 Oct. 1 PITTSBURGH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 26-14 Oct. 8 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 20-0 Oct. 15 KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 44-6 Oct. 22 COLORADO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . 56-21 Oct. 29 at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 40-7 Nov. 5 at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 20-0 Nov. 12 IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 52-0 Nov. 19 at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 41-0 Nov. 26 OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 53-0 Jan. 1 Maryland* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W . . . . . 20-6 *Orange Bowl at Miami, Fla.

1960 Sept. 24 Oct. 1 Oct. 8 Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 5 Nov. 12 Nov. 19 Nov. 26

BOOMER S OONER

1954 Sept. 18 Sept. 25 Oct. 9 Oct. 16 Oct. 23 Oct. 30 Nov. 6 Nov. 13 Nov. 20 Nov. 27

195 1950

* 1955 * 1956 * 1974 * 1975 * 1985 * 2000

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS


7 NATI ONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

39 C ON FERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

24 BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS

141 ALL-A MERICANS

6 3 NAT IONAL AWARD WINNERS

ALL-TIME RESULTS 1971 (11-1, 6-1 BIG 8) Sept. 18 SOUTHERN METHODIST . . . . . Sept. 25 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 2 SOUTHERN CAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 9 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 16 COLORADO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 23 at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 30 IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 6 at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 13 KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 25 NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dec. 4 at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 1 Auburn* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *Sugar Bowl at New Orleans, La.

W . . . . . 30-0 W . . . . 55-29 W . . . . 33-20 W . . . . 48-27 W . . . . 45-17 W . . . . 75-28 W . . . . 43-12 W . . . . . 20-3 W . . . . 56-10 L . . . . 35-31 W . . . . 58-14 W . . . . 40-22

1976 (9-2-1, 5-2 BIG 8 CHAMPIONS) Sept. 11 at Vanderbilt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 18 CALIFORNIA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 25 FLORIDA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 2 at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 9 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 16 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 23 OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 30 at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 6 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 13 MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 26 at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dec. 25 Wyoming* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *Fiesta Bowl at Tempe, Ariz.

W . . . . . 24-3 W . . . . 28-17 W . . . . . 24-9 W . . . . 24-10 T . . . . . . 6-6 W . . . . 28-10 L . . . . 31-24 L . . . . 42-31 W . . . . 49-20 W . . . . 27-20 W . . . . 20-17 W . . . . . 41-7

1981 (7-4-1, 4-2-1 BIG 8) Sept. 12 WYOMING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 26 at Southern Cal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 3 IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 10 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 17 KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 24 OREGON STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 31 COLORADO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 7 at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 14 at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 21 NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 28 at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . Dec. 26 Houston* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *Sun Bowl at El Paso, Texas

W . . . . 37-20 L . . . . 28-24 T . . . . . . 7-7 L . . . . 34-14 W . . . . . 45-7 W . . . . . 42-3 W . . . . . 49-0 W . . . . 28-21 L . . . . 19-14 L . . . . 37-14 W . . . . . 27-3 W . . . . 40-14

1972 (11-1, 6-1 BIG 8 CHAMPIONS) Sept. 16 UTAH STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 23 OREGON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 30 CLEMSON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 14 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 21 at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 28 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 4 at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 11 MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 18 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 23 at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dec. 2 OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . Dec. 31 Penn State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *Sugar Bowl at New Orleans, La.

W . . . . . 49-0 W . . . . . 68-3 W . . . . . 52-3 W . . . . . 27-0 L . . . . 20-14 W . . . . . 52-0 W . . . . . 20-6 W . . . . . 17-6 W . . . . . 31-7 W . . . . 17-14 W . . . . 38-15 W . . . . . 14-0

1977 (10-2, 7-0 BIG 8 CHAMPIONS) Sept. 10 VANDERBILT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 17 UTAH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 24 at Ohio State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 1 KANSAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 8 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 15 at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 22 IOWA STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 29 at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 5 at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 12 COLORADO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 25 NEBRASKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 2 Arkansas* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *Orange Bowl at Miami, Fla.

W . . . . 25-23 W . . . . 62-24 W . . . . 29-28 W . . . . . 24-9 L . . . . . 13-6 W . . . . 21-17 W . . . . 35-16 W . . . . . 42-7 W . . . . 61-28 W . . . . 52-14 W . . . . . 38-7 L . . . . . 31-6

1982 (8-4, 6-1 BIG 8) Sept. 11 WEST VIRGINIA . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 18 at Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 25 SOUTHERN CAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 2 at Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 9 Texas at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 16 at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 23 OKLAHOMA STATE . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 30 at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 6 KANSAS STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 13 MISSOURI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 26 at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 1 Arizona State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *Fiesta Bowl at Tempe, Ariz.

L . . . . 41-27 W . . . . . 29-8 L . . . . . 12-0 W . . . . . 13-3 W . . . . 28-22 W . . . . 38-14 W . . . . . 27-9 W . . . . 45-10 W . . . . 24-10 W . . . . 41-14 L . . . . 28-24 L . . . . 32-21

1978 (11-1, 6-1 BIG 8 CHAMPIONS) Sept. 9 at Stanford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 16 WEST VIRGINIA . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 23 RICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 30 MISSOURI . . . . . .