Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MAY 20, 2013

Modern Era


OU Football History & Tradition | Updated Aug. 2, 2016

Oklahoma is the winningest program in what is widely considered the modern era of college football. OU has the most victories of any team since the end of World War II. The Sooners have earned seven AP National Championships in that span and are recognized by the NCAA for 16 titles since 1946.

Total Wins (1946-2015)
 School  Wins
 1. Oklahoma  617
 2. Ohio State  572
 3. Nebraska  571
 4. Penn State  570
 5. Alabama  568
 6. Texas  567
 7. Michigan  546
 8. Southern Cal  539
 9. Notre Dame  538
 10. Tennessee  535
Winning Percentage (1946-2015)
 School  Pct.  W-L-T Games
 1. Boise State  .77174  283-83-2 368
 2. Oklahoma  .76316  617-187-13 817
 3. Ohio State  .75486  572-179-20 771
 4. Penn State  .72355  570-215-9 794
 5. Alabama  .71121  568-225-19 812
 6. Michigan  .70599  546-223-15 784
 7. Texas  .70592  567-233-11 811
 8. Nebraska  .70097  571-241-9 821
 9. Notre Dame  .69162  538-236-14 788
 10. Southern Cal  .69158  539-234-23 796
Weeks Ranked No. 1 in AP Poll (1946-2015)
 School  Appearances
 1. Oklahoma  101
     Ohio State  101
 3. Southern Cal  90
 4. Notre Dame  83
 5. Alabama  74
 6. Florida State  72
 7. Nebraska  70
 8. Miami (FL)  68
 9. Texas  43
 10. Florida  41
Weeks Ranked No. 1 in BCS (1998-13)
 School  Appearances
 1. Oklahoma  20
 2. Alabama  16
 3. Ohio State  15
     USC  15
 5. LSU  10
 6. Florida State  9
 7. Florida  7
     Miami (FL)  7
 9. Nebraska  5
     Tennessee  5
Consensus All-Americans (1946-2015)
 1. Oklahoma  74
 2. Notre Dame  72
 3. USC  68
 4. Ohio State  64
 5. Texas  56
 6. Alabama  55
 7.  Michigan  49
      Nebraska  49
 9. UCLA  40
 10. Penn State  36
Longest Win Streaks (1946-2015)
 1. Oklahoma  47 (1953-1957)
 2. Toledo  35 (1969-1971)
 3. Miami (FL)  34 (2000-2003)
 4. Oklahoma  31 (1948-1950)
 5. Texas  30 (1968-1970)
 6. Miami (FL)  29 (1990-1993)
 7. Oklahoma  28 (1973-1975)
     Alabama  28 (1978-1980)
     Michigan State  28 (1950-1953)
 10. Nebraska  26 (1994-1996)
NCAA-Recognized Titles (1946-2015)
 1. Oklahoma  16
 2. Alabama  15
 3. Notre Dame  13
 4. USC  12
 5. Ohio State  12
 6. Nebraska  11
 7. Miami  9
 8. Florida State  8
 9. Texas  7
 10. Michigan  6
       Michigan State  6
AP National Titles (1946-2015)
 1. Alabama  10 (2015)
 2. Oklahoma  7 (2000)
     Notre Dame  7 (1988)
 4. Miami (FL)  5 (2001)
     USC  5 (2004)
     Ohio State  5 (2014)
 7. Minnesota  4 (1960)
     Nebraska  4 (1995)
 9. Florida  3 (2008)
     Florida State  3 (2013)
     Texas  3 (2005)

OU Football Tradition | Sources - NCAA Record Book | football.stassen.com | collegepollarchive.com

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