Championship years include; 1950, 1955, 1956, 1974, 1975, 1985, and 2000.
Answer: Auburn and Penn State
After the 1971 season, the game was played on January 1. However, following the 1972 season, the Sugar Bowl was scheduled for December 31. The Sooners won both outings and finished second both seasons in the Associated Press poll.
Schimdt won with OU in 2000, Notre Dame 1988, and Florida in 1996.
The university was founded in 1890, but football was not played until 1895. OU has been playing football for 111 seasons in 2005.
Answer: Boomer Sooner
The song is not an original. The tune was taken from Yales Boola Boola. Some of the words came from the schools cheer.
They won the championships in 1950, 1955, 1956, 1974, 1975, 1985, and their 7th was in 2000.
Answer: Barry Switzer
Barry Switzer won 157 games in his career, extending from 1973-1988. He later coached the NFL Dallas Cowboys.
Answer: Uwe von Schamann
Von Schamann's kick with three seconds left capped a miraculous comeback for a 29-28 win on the Buckeyes' home turf. Mike Babb's recovery of an onside kick set the stage for Uwe's heroics after the Sooners had failed on a two-point conversion attempt to tie the game.
Ironically the RUF/NEKS were the last organization to be asked. Today Sooner fans couldn't imagine it any other way.
Answer: Dean Blevins
Blevins, a 4-year letterman from '74-'77 wore number 2.
With Bud Wilkinson as coach, the Sooners went 10-0 in the regular season, and at the end of the season they were named national champions. At that time, the title was given out before bowl games so Oklahoma's loss to Kentucky in the Orange Bowl, did not count against them.
Billy Vessels (1952), Steve Owens (1969), and Billy Sims was the 3rd in 1978.
The team was on probation in 1974 for a recruiting violation. As part of the probation they were not allowed to participate in a postseason bowl, nor were any of their games televised. However, they overcame those obstacles and finished a rugged schedule as the only undefeated team in the country.
The OKC radio show airs the broadcast live on game days from this location.
The turf installed in 1970 was tartan turf, and it was replaced with super turf before the 1981 season.
Mildren wore number 11 from '69-'71. Mildren was the Sooners' first option QB.
Oklahoma had never retired a jersey number. With all the greats in the programs history, it would be a difficult thing to do.
Answer: Lucious, Lee Roy, Dewey
The Selmon brothers are from Eufaula. Lucious was the first to play for Oklahoma. Lee Roy was the first ever draft pick of Tampa Bay.
Billy Sims was only the 2nd Sooner to be the #1 pick. Lee Roy Selmon was picked #1 by the Buccaneers in 1976.
Answer: Eric Moore
Moore had 2,675 yards passing from 1995-98.
Answer: Quentin Griffin
Griffin ran for 100 or more yards in 12 of the 14 games in 2002.
Heupel had a TD pass in all but one of his 25 career games in which he played. He later became their quarterback coach.
Answer: Bobby Warrmack
Warmack wore number 11 from 1966-1968.
Answer: Ole Miss
It was the Independence Bowl and Ole Miss won 27-25. Ole Miss kicker Les Binkey kicked a 39 yard FG for the win on the last play.
Answer: Jamelle Holieway
Jamelle was the starter for the 1985 national champions as a freshman. In 1988, he led the Sooners into the Citrus Bowl, where they lost 13-6 to Clemson.
Bud Wilkinson (1950, 1955, 1956), Barry Switzer (1974, 1975, 1985), and Bob Stoops in 2000 was the third.
Jason White completed 61.6% of his passes in 2003, and threw for 3846 yards with only 10 interceptions.
Lott wore number 6 from '76-'78.
The schooner is a conestoga, or covered wagon, reminiscent of the mode of travel used by pioneers who settled in Oklahoma.
Selmon was a defensive lineman for the Bucs.