1996 Oklahoma Sooners Football Team
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1996 Oklahoma Sooners Football Team
1996 Oklahoma Sooners football
Oklahoma Sooners logo.svg
ConferenceBig 12
DivisionSouth
1996 record3–8 (3–5 Big 12)
Head coachJohn Blake (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorDick Winder (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorBill Young (1st season)
CaptainGame captains
Home stadiumOklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 75,004)
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 Big 12 Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
No. 6 Nebraska x%   8 0         11 2  
No. 8 Colorado   7 1         10 2  
No. 17 Kansas State   6 2         9 3  
Missouri   3 5         5 6  
Kansas   2 6         4 7  
Iowa State   1 7         2 9  
Southern Division
No. 23 Texas x$   6 2         8 5  
Texas Tech   5 3         7 5  
Texas A&M   4 4         6 6  
Oklahoma   3 5         3 8  
Oklahoma State   2 6         5 6  
Baylor   1 7         4 7  
Championship: Texas 37, Nebraska 27
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • $ - Bowl Alliance representative as champion
    % - Bowl Alliance at-large representative
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and participated as members of the newly formed Big 12 Conference in the South Division. They were coached by John Blake.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 72:30 p.m.TCU*ABCL 7-2065,569
September 2110:05 p.m.at San Diego State*KWTVL 31-5134,812
September 281:30 p.m.Tulsa*
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
L 24-3168,384
October 511:30 a.m.Kansas
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
FSNL 24-5264,333
October 122:30 p.m.vs. No. 25 TexasABCW 30-27 OT75,587
October 196:00 p.m.at BaylorW 28-2435,712
October 261:10 p.m.at No. 16 Kansas StateL 35-4243,815
November 211:00 a.m.No. 5 Nebraska
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK (rivalry)
ABCL 21-7375,004
November 911:30 a.m.at Oklahoma StateFSNW 27-1751,416
November 162:30 p.m.at Texas A&MABCL 16-3366,161
November 232:30 p.m.Texas Tech
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
ABCL 12-2261,217
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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Roster

Awards

  • All-Big 12: LB Tyrell Peters [2]

1997 NFL Draft

The following Sooners were selected in the 1997 NFL draft.

Player Position Round Overall Pick NFL Team
Barron Tanner DT 5 145 Miami Dolphins
Rod Manuel DE 6 199 Pittsburgh Steelers

References

  1. ^ "1990s". University of Oklahoma Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Archived from the original on 2012-01-07. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ SoonerSports.com. Retrieved January 24, 2012

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