Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MAY 20, 2013
OU Football Tradition | OU in College Football History
Updated August 2, 2016  
 
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). 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 .732 892-313-42 1247
 2. Michigan .729 925-331-36 1292
 3. Ohio State .722 875-320-53 1248
 4. Oklahoma .720 861-319-53 1233
 5. Alabama .718 864-326-43 1233
 6. Texas .710 886-353-33 1272
 7. Southern Cal .699 813-334-54 1201
 8. Nebraska .699 880-368-40 1288
 9. Penn State
.685
856-382-42
1280
 10. Tennessee
.680
820-371-53
1244
 
 Total Wins
 School
Wins
Games
 1. Michigan
925
1292
 2. Notre Dame
892
1247
 3. Texas
886
1272
 4. Nebraska
880
1288
 5. Ohio State
875
1248
 6. Alabama
864
1233
 7. Oklahoma
861
1233
 8. Penn State
856
1280
 9. Tennessee
820
1244
 10. Southern Cal
813
1201
     
 All-Americans
 School Unanimous Consensus
 1. Notre Dame 32 98
 2. Oklahoma 31 76
 3. Ohio State 30 80
 4. Alabama 28 57
 5. Southern Cal 27 79
 6. Michigan 25 78
 7. Texas 22 56
 8. Nebraska 21 53
 9. Miami (FL) 15 35
 10. Pittsburgh 13 50
 
 Weeks Ranked
 AP Poll Appearances Pct. Avg. Rank
 1. Ohio State 854 77.4 8.4
 2. Michigan 807 73.2 9.4
 3. Oklahoma 783 71.0 7.7
 4. Notre Dame 767 69.5 8.3
 5. Alabama 743 67.4 8.0
 6. Southern Cal 742 67.3 9.2
 7. Nebraska 716 64.9 8.1
 8. Texas 702 63.6 8.9
 9. Penn State 591 53.6 10.0
 10. LSU 575 52.1 10.7
     
 Bowl Wins
 School Wins Appearances
 1. Alabama 37 64
 2. Southern Cal 33 50
 3. Georgia 29 51
 4. Oklahoma 28 49
     Penn State 28 46
 6. Texas 27 53
     Tennessee 27 51
 8. Nebraska 26 52
 9. Florida State 25 43
 9. Georgia Tech 24 43
     LSU 24 47
     Ole Miss 24 37
 
 NFL Draft Selections
 School Picks First Rd.
 1. Southern Cal 497 77
 2. Notre Dame 493 65
 3. Ohio State 430 76
 4. Oklahoma 377 43
 5. Nebraska 357 33
 6. Michigan 351 44
 7. Penn State 343 36
 8. Texas 338 43
 9. Tennessee 337 44
 10. Alabama 333 53
 
Stats are courtesy stassen.football.com, collegepollarchive.com and the NCAA.
 
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