OU Football Tradition | OU in College Football History
Updated February 21, 2014  
 
It's common knowledge that Oklahoma has been the most dominant team of the modern era. However, the Sooners have been a football power since first fielding a team in 1895 (12 years before Oklahoma became a state). All-time points scored and allowed limited to schools which have played a minimum of 900 games. Stats are updated through the date listed at the top of the page.
 
 All-Time Winning Percentage
 School % W-L-T Games
 1. Notre Dame .733 874-305-42 1221
 2. Michigan .732 910-321-36 1267
 3. Oklahoma .720 842-312-53 1207
 4. Ohio State .718 849-318-53 1232
 5. Texas .715 875-339-33 1247
 6. Alabama .714 838-323-43 1234
 7. USC .702 796-323-54 1187
 8. Nebraska .701 865-357-40 1262
 9. Tennessee
.682
804-361-53
1218
 10. Penn State
.658
730-370-41
1253
 
 Total Wins
 School
Wins
Games
 1. Michigan
910
1267
 2. Texas
875
1247
 3. Notre Dame
874
1221
 4. Nebraska
865
1262
 5. Ohio State
849
1232
 6. Oklahoma
842
1207
 7. Alabama
838
1234
 8. Tennessee
804
1218
 9. USC
796
1187
 10. Georgia
767
1217
     
 Points Scored
 School
Avg
Points
Games
 1. Oklahoma
27.24
32,874
1207
 2. Notre Dame
25.24
30,815
1221
 3. Nebraska
25.01
31,621
1262
 4. Michigan
24.95
31,611
1267
 5. Texas
24.34
30,353
1247
 6. USC
24.02
28,508
1187
 7. Ohio State
23.66
29,147
1232
 8. Alabama
23.62
29,142
1234
 9. Penn State
22.97
28,780
1253
 10. Tennessee
22.46
27,351
1218
 
 Points Allowed
 School
Avg
Points
Games
 1. Alabama
11.14
13,747
1234
 2. Michigan
11.64
14,751
1267
 3. Ohio State
12.23
15,062
1232
 4. Notre Dame
12.66
15,457
1221
 5. Oklahoma
12.99
15,681
1207
 6. USC
12.98
15,406
1187
 7. Tennessee
13.25
16,144
1218
 8. Texas
13.23
16,503
1247
 9. LSU
13.28
15,882
1196
 10. Penn State
12.70
15,912
1253
     
 All-Americans
 School Unanimous Consensus
 1. Notre Dame 32 96
 2. Oklahoma 31 76
 3. Ohio State 29 78
 4. USC 27 79
 5. Michigan 25 78
 6. Alabama 24 53
 7. Texas 22 55
 8. Nebraska 21 53
 9. Miami (FL) 15 35
 10. Pittsburgh 13 50
 
 Weeks Ranked
 AP Poll Appearances Pct. Avg. Rank
 1. Ohio State 821 76.7 8.5
 2. Michigan 795 74.3 9.3
 3. Oklahoma 753 70.4 7.5
 4. Notre Dame 739 69.1 8.3
 5. USC 723 67.6 9.0
 6. Alabama 710 66.4 8.1
 7. Nebraska 702 65.6 7.9
 8. Texas 702 65.6 8.9
 9. Penn State 591 55.2 10.0
 10. Tennessee 565 52.8 10.3
     
 Bowl Wins
 School Wins Appearances
 1. Alabama 34 61
 2. USC 32 49
 3. Oklahoma 28 47
 4. Georgia 27 49
     Texas 27 52
 6. Florida State 25 41
     Tennessee 25 49
     Nebraska 25 50
 9. Georgia Tech 23 42
     LSU 23 45
     Ole Miss 23 35
 
 NFL Draft Selections
 School Picks First Rd.
 1. USC 484 75
 2. Notre Dame 477 62
 3. Ohio State 406 69
 4. Oklahoma 363 43
 5. Nebraska 347 33
 6. Michigan 342 43
 7. Tennessee 333 43
 8. Texas 332 42
 8. Penn State 332 36
 10. Miami (Fla.) 315 59
 
Stats are courtesy College Football Data Warehouse and the NCAA.
 
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