|| This is Oklahoma Football
Great college football and the Oklahoma Sooners. For
as long as anyone can remember the two have been one
and the same. Unlike some schools where tradition represents
ancient history, or others where it harkens back only
a few years, Oklahoma's tradition is a constant accomplishment
unfettered by eras or time.
The Sooners were playing football before Oklahoma became
a state and have achieved a legacy so successful, that
more than contributing to the history of this great
game, it defines it.
|| Sooners Play for Championships
Nothing defines the competitive success of a college
athletics program like a national championship. OU,
with seven national titles sprinkled over four decades,
is one of the very few programs that sets out each
fall with the expectation and legitimate goal of pursuing
the national crown. That pursuit rates as a lot more
than just talk around here.
The aura is unmistakable, and it radiates from real
and repeated success on college football's biggest
stage. Oklahoma has claimed more national championships
than any other Big 12 program.
The Sooners under Bob Stoops earned the program's most
recent title in 2000 with an Orange Bowl victory over
Florida State to cap an undefeated season. OU's
other championships came under Barry Switzer in 1985,
1975 and 1974, and Bud Wilkinson in 1956, 1955 and