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University of Oklahoma
MAY 20, 2013
OU Football Tradition | Quick Facts
Updated February 18, 2014  
Program | Conference | Team Honors | Player Honors | Head Coaches | Stoops | Stadium | University

 Program History
 First Year of Football  1895 (2015 will be 121st season)
 Total Number of Games  1,220
 All-Time Record  850-317-53 | Quick Results | Season-by-Season
 All-Time Winning Percentage  .718 (No. 5 in Nation)
 Record Modern Era (1946-)  606-185-13 (.762) - 804 Games (No. 1 in Nation)
 Most Consecutive Wins  47-Straight, 1953-1957 (NCAA Record)
 Most Consecutive Home Wins  39-Straight, 2005-2011
 Longest Scoring Streak  226 Games (1998-current), Record: 177-49 (.783)
 All-Time Points Scored  33,329 - 27.32 points per game (No. 1 in Nation)
 All-Time Points Allowed  15,991 - 13.10 points per game (No. 6 in Nation)
 10+ Win Seasons  35 - No. 1 in Nation (Last in 2013)
 11+ Win Seasons  21 - No. 1 in Nation (Last in 2013)
 Undefeated Seasons  14 (Last in 2000)
 Losing Seasons  12 (Fewest in college football history)
 Sooners on TV  348 Games | Overall Record: 233-110-5 (.677)
 Consecutive TV Games  176 (2002-current)
 First TV Game  October 9, 1948 vs. Texas (WBAP-TV to Fort Worth, Dallas)
 First National TV Game  November 8, 1952 vs. Notre Dame (NBC)
 First Air Travel to Game  September 27, 1946 (for game at Yankee Stadium vs. Army)

 Conference History
 Total Number of Conference Games  639
 All-Time in Conference  499-182-22 (.725)
 Total Conference Titles  44 (Last in 2012)
 All-Time in Big 12 (1996-)  149-73 (.671)
 Big 12 Conference Titles  8 (2012, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000)
 Big 12 South Division Titles  8 (2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000)
 Record in Big 12 Title Game  7-1 (.875)
 Big 8 (1960-1995)  190-57-5 (.764) in 252 games | 16 Titles
 Big 7 (1948-1959)  68-1-1 (.979) in 70 games | 11 Titles
 Big 6 (1928-1947)  63-28-9 (.682) in 99 games | 6 Titles
 Missouri Valley (1920-1927)  19-20-6 (.489) in 45 games | 1 Title
 Southwest Conference (1915-1919)  10-3-1 (.750) in 14 games | 2 Titles

 Team Honors
 National Championships  7 (2000, 1985, 1975, 1974, 1956, 1955, 1950)
 Title Years by Polling Organizations  17 (NCAA-Recognized Titles)
 Bowl Appearances  48
 All-Time Bowl Record  28-19-1 (.583)
 Consecutive Bowl Appearances  16 (1999-current)
 BCS Bowl Games  9 (Only team to appear in all five BCS games)
 Weeks at No. 1 in AP Poll  101 (No. 1 in Nation)
 Weeks in Top 5  389 (No. 1 in Nation)
 Weeks in Top 10  546 (No. 1 in Nation)
 Weeks in Top 25  767 of 1,087 Polls (AP Poll began in 1936)
 Seasons Ranked  67 of 79 seasons
 Years in Preseason AP Poll  56 of 65 polls (Preseason poll began in 1950)
 Years in Final AP Poll  54 of 79 polls (No. 2 in Nation)
 Average Final AP Ranking  7.47 (No. 1 in Nation)
 Longest Streak Ranked in AP  158 Weeks (12th week of 1970 - 5th week of 1981)
 OU's Record as AP No. 1  74-8-0 (.902) - 82 Games
 OU's Record vs. AP No. 1  7-13-2 (.364) - 22 Games
 Weeks Ranked No. 1 in BCS  20 Weeks (No. 1 in Nation)
 Weeks Ranked Top 5 in BCS  48 Weeks (No. 1 in Nation)
 Weeks Ranked Top 10 in BCS  70 Weeks (No. 1 in Nation)
 Weeks Ranked in BCS  100 of 125 Weeks (BCS Began in 1998)
 
 Player Honors
 First Team All-Americans  154 | by Jersey Number
 Unanimous | Consensus  31 Unanimous | 76 Consensus
 First Team All-Conference  468 (at least one player every season since 1926)
 National Award Winners  65 National Award Winners
 Heisman Trophy Winners  5 (Bradford '08, White '03, Sims '78, Owens '69, Vessels '52)
 Heisman Runners-Up  5 (Peterson '04, Heupel '00, Sims '79, Pruitt '72, Burris '54)
 Sooner in Heisman Voting Top 10  24 Seasons
 Outland Trophy Winners  5 (Last: Jammal Brown in 2004)
 Butkus Award Winners  4 (Last: Teddy Lehman in 2003)
 O'Brien Award Winners  4 (Last: Sam Bradford in 2008)
 Lombardi Award Winners  3 (Last: Tommie Harris in 2003)
 Thorpe Award Winners  3 (Last: Derrick Strait in 2003)
 NFL Draft Picks  373 (No. 1 in Big 12, No. 4 in Nation)
 No. 1 Overall Draft Picks  3 (Sam Bradford, Billy Sims, Lee Roy Selmon)*
 First-Round Draft Picks  43 (Last: Lane Johnson in 2013)
 Sooners in Super Bowl  57 (Last: Ayodele & Hartley in Super Bowl XLIV, 2009)
 Sooners in Pro Bowl  70 (Last: Gresham, McCoy, Peterson & Williams in 2013)
 AFL Draft Picks  22 (Drafted from 1960-1966)
 Sooners in Senior Bowl  108 Since Game Started in 1950
 Sooners in Shrine Game  51(Last: Shead, Bell and Ripkowski in 2014)
 College Football Hall of Fame  20 (Most recent: Rod Shoate in 2013)
 Pro Football Hall of Fame  2 (Tommy McDonald & Lee Roy Selmon)
 Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame  22 (Last: Jimmy Harris in 2013)

* Brian Bosworth was the No. 1 overall pick in the 1987 supplemental draft.

 Head Coaches
 Number of Coaches  21
 100+ Win Coaches  4 (Only program in nation with four 100-win coaches)
 Most Victories  168 - Bob Stoops (1999-present)
 Best Winning Percentage  .837 - Barry Switzer
 Most Conference Wins  100 - Barry Switzer
 Best Conference Winning Pct.  .900 - Bud Wilkinson (1947-1963)
 Longest Tenure  22 Seasons - Bennie Owen (1905-1926)
 Most Conference Titles  14 - Bud Wilkinson
 Most Bowl Wins  8 - Barry Switzer (8-5 overall) & Bob Stoops (8-8 overall)
 Most Bowl Games  16 - Bob Stoops
 College Football Hall of Fame  3 (Last in 2001)
 Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame  3 (Last in 2001)

 Coach Stoops
 Seasons  1999-Present (2015 will be 17th season at OU)
 Overall Record  168-44 (.792) - 212 Games
 Conference Record  109-29 (.790) - 138 Games (including Big 12 Championship Games)
 Points For / Against  7,792 / 4,123 (Average Score: 37-19, OU)
 National Championships  1 (2000)
 Big 12 Conference Titles  8 (2012, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000)
 Big 12 South Division Titles  8 (2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000)
 Record in Big 12 Title Game  7-1 (.875)
 vs. Non-Conference Opponents  58-14 (.795) - 72 Games
 vs. Ranked Opponents  50-27 (.649) - 77 Games
 Record at Home  90-8 (.918) - 98 Games
 Record on the Road  50-21 (.704) - 73 Games
 Record at Neutral Fields  28-15 (.651) - 43 Games
 Record in Bowl Games  8-8 (.500) - 16 Games
 NFL Draft Picks Under Stoops  75

 Stadium
 Official Name  Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
 Field Name / Type  Owen Field (Honoring Coach Bennie Owen) / Grass
 Official Capacity  82,112
 Largest Crowd  86,031 - October 27, 2012 (Notre Dame 30, Oklahoma 13)
 Total Games Played at Site  472
 All-Time Stadium Record  373-84-15 (.806)
 Most Consecutive Home Wins  39 (2005-2011)
 Most Consecutive Sellouts  98 Games (1999-Present)
 First Game at Site  Oct. 20, 1923 (Oklahoma 62, Washington-Mo. 7)

 University
 School Official Name  The University of Oklahoma
 School Location  Norman, Okla. - Pop. 110,925 (2010 Census)
 Enrollment  28,966
 Official Colors  Crimson & Cream
 Team Nickname  Sooners
 Mascot  Sooner Schooner
 Fight Song  Boomer Sooner

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