OU Football Tradition | No. 1 in Home Wins

Oklahoma has defended its home turf better than any team in the nation the past decade. The Sooners are No. 1 in winning percentage in home games the past 10 years. Since 1998, OU has hosted 61 games at Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman and prevailed 57 times for a winning percentage of .934. Bob Stoops has been the head coach since 1999, compiling a sterling 54-2 (.964) record at home during that span.
 
 Team  Home Record, 1998-2007  Winning Percentage
 1. Oklahoma  57-4  .934
 2. Boise State  62-5  .925
 3. Texas  53-6  .898
 4. Ohio State  58-10  .852
 5. Michigan  56-10  .848
 6. Florida  53-10  .841
 7. Troy  42-8  .840
 8. Virginia Tech  56-11  .835
 9. Toledo  50-10  .833
 10. Nebraska  57-12  .826
 11. Georgia  52-11  .825
 12. Fresno State  47-10  .824
      Marshall  47-10  .824
      TCU  47-10  .824
 15. USC  51-11  .822
       South Florida  51-11  .822
 17. Florida State  50-11  .819
       Louisville  50-11  .819
 19. Miami (Fla.)  52-12  .812
 20. Oregon  51-12  .809
 21. Texas Tech  49-12  .803
 22. Tennessee  53-13  .803
 23. LSU  55-14  .797
 24. Kansas State  55-15  .785
 25. Wisconsin  52-15  .776

Although not part of the home record above, Oklahoma plays Texas annually at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. The Sooners were considered the home team in 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004 and 2006. OU went 3-2 in these games. Adding the Texas series would create an overall record of 60-6 for the Sooners with a winning percentage of .909. Texas would move to 55-9 with a winning percentage of .859.
 
Below are the home records for Oklahoma during the past 10 seasons. A number in parenthesis preceding an opponent's name (#) indicates the opponent's ranking at the time of the game.
 
 2007 Season  Score  Attendance
 Nov. 24  Oklahoma 49, Oklahoma State 17  85,238
 Nov. 10  Oklahoma 52, Baylor 21  84,450
 Nov. 3  Oklahoma 42, Texas A&M 14  85,044
 Oct. 13  Oklahoma 41, (11) Missouri 31  85,041
 Sept. 15  Oklahoma 54, Utah State 3  84,403
 Sept. 8  Oklahoma 51, Miami 13  85,357
 Sept. 1  Oklahoma 79, North Texas 10  84,472
     
 2006 Season  Score  Attendance
 Nov. 11  Oklahoma 34, Texas Tech 24  85,313
 Oct. 21  Oklahoma 24, Colorado 3  84,443
 Oct. 14  Oklahoma 34, Iowa State 9  84,152
 Sept. 23  Oklahoma 59, Middle Tennessee 0  84,326
 Sept. 9  Oklahoma 37, Washington 20  84,577
 Sept. 2  Oklahoma 24, UAB 17  84,555
     
 2005 Season  Score  Attendance
 Nov. 26  Oklahoma 42, Oklahoma State 14  84,875
 Nov. 12  Oklahoma 36, Texas A&M 30  84,943
 Oct. 22  Oklahoma 37, Baylor 30 (OT)  83,456
 Oct. 1  Oklahoma 43, Kansas State 21  84,501
 Sept. 10  Oklahoma 31, Tulsa 15  83,877
 Sept. 3  TCU 17, Oklahoma 10  84,332
     
 2004 Season  Score  Attendance
 Nov. 13  Oklahoma 30, Nebraska 3  84,916
 Oct. 23  Oklahoma 41, Kansas 10  84,520
 Oct. 2  Oklahoma 28, Texas Tech 13  84,580
 Sept. 18  Oklahoma 31, Oregon 7  84,574
 Sept. 11  Oklahoma 63, Houston 13  84,280
 Sept. 4  Oklahoma 40, Bowling Green 24  84,319
     
 2003 Season  Score  Attendance
 Nov. 15  Oklahoma 41, Baylor 3  82,117
 Nov. 8  Oklahoma 77, Texas A&M 0  83,461
 Nov. 1  Oklahoma 52, (14) Oklahoma State 9  84,027
 Oct. 18  Oklahoma 34, (24) Missouri 13  83,327
 Sept. 20  Oklahoma 59, UCLA 24  83,317
 Sept. 13  Oklahoma 52, Fresno State 28  83,091
 Aug. 30  Oklahoma 37, North Texas 3  83,073
     
 2002 Season  Score  Attendance
 Nov. 23  Oklahoma 60, (24) Texas Tech 15  75,553
 Nov. 2  Oklahoma 27, (13) Colorado 11  75,403
 Oct. 19  Oklahoma 49, (9) Iowa State 3  75,201
 Sept. 28  Oklahoma 31, South Florida 14  74,432
 Sept. 14  Oklahoma 68, UTEP 0  74,468
 Sept. 7  Oklahoma 37, Alabama 27  75,564
     
 2001 Season  Score  Attendance
 Nov. 24  Oklahoma State 16, Oklahoma 13  75,537
 Nov. 10  Oklahoma 31, Texas A&M 10  75,525
 Nov. 3  Oklahoma 58, Tulsa 0  74,911
 Oct. 20  Oklahoma 33, Baylor 17  75,499
 Sept. 29  Oklahoma 38, (11) Kansas State 37  75,862
 Sept. 8  Oklahoma 37, North Texas 10  74,930
 Aug. 25  Oklahoma 41, North Carolina 27  75,423
     
 2000 Season  Score  Attendance
 Nov. 18  Oklahoma 27, Texas Tech 13  75,364
 Oct. 28  Oklahoma 31, (1) Nebraska 14  75,989
 Sept. 30  Oklahoma 34, Kansas 16  74,811
 Sept. 23  Oklahoma 42, Rice 14  74,794
 Sept. 9  Oklahoma 45, Arkansas State 7  74,730
 Sept. 2  Oklahoma 55, UTEP 14  74,761
     
 1999 Season  Score  Attendance
 Nov. 27  Oklahoma 44, Oklahoma State 7  75,374
 Nov. 6  Oklahoma 37, Missouri 0  74,996
 Oct. 23  Oklahoma 51, (13) Texas A&M 6  74,552
 Sept. 18  Oklahoma 41, Baylor 10  74,309
 Sept. 11  Oklahoma 49, Indiana State 0  74,119
     
 1998 Season  Score  Attendance
 Nov. 21  Oklahoma 20, Texas Tech 17  65,583
 Oct. 31  Oklahoma 17, Iowa State 14  70,019
 Oct. 3  (15) Colorado 27, Oklahoma 25  71,217
 Sept. 19  California 13, Oklahoma 12  74,235
 Sept. 5  Oklahoma 37, North Texas 9  72,831

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