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The University of Oklahoma - Oklahoma Football

1955 National Champions

It wasn't until the eighth week of the season that the 1955 Oklahoma team took over the No. 1 spot in the rankings.

By then, the Sooners were 26 games into a winning streak that would eventually reach an NCAA record of 47. OU polished off an 11-0 record that included an astonishing four straight shutouts to end the regular season.

In the Orange Bowl game, No. 3 Maryland did manage six points and a halftime lead, but Oklahoma eventually prevailed, 20-6.

1955 Results (11-0, 6-0 Big 7)
09/24/55 - Oklahoma 13, North Carolina 6
10/01/55 - Oklahoma 26, Pittsburgh 14
10/08/55 - Oklahoma 20, Texas 0
10/15/55 - Oklahoma 44, Kansas 6
10/22/55 - Oklahoma 56, Colorado 21
10/29/55 - Oklahoma 40, Kansas State 7
11/05/55 - Oklahoma 20, Missouri 0
11/12/55 - Oklahoma 52, Iowa State 0
11/19/55 - Oklahoma 41, Nebraska 0
11/26/55 - Oklahoma 53, Oklahoma State 0
01/01/56 - Oklahoma 20, Maryland 6 (Orange Bowl)

Head Coach: Bud Wilkinson

All-Americans: Bo Bolinger, Guard - Muskogee, Okla. Tommy McDonald, Halfback - Albuquerque, N.M.

Final 1955 AP Poll Record
1. Oklahoma 11-0-0
2. Michigan State 9-1-0
3. Maryland 10-1-0
4. UCLA 9-2-0
5. Ohio State 7-2-0
6. Texas Christian 9-2-0
7. Georgia Tech 9-1-1
8. Auburn 8-2-1
9. Notre Dame 8-2-0
10. Ole Miss 10-1-0
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