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2016 Oklahoma Sooners football team

The 2016 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season, the 122nd season of Sooner football. The team was led by two-time Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award winner, Bob Stoops, in his 18th season as head coach. They played their home games at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. They are a charter member of the Big 12 Conference.

2016 Oklahoma Sooners football
Oklahoma Sooners logo.svg
Big 12 champion
Sugar Bowl champion
Sugar Bowl, W 35–19 vs. Auburn
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 3
APNo. 5
2016 record11–2 (9–0 Big 12)
Head coachBob Stoops (18th season)
Offensive coordinatorLincoln Riley (2nd season)
Offensive schemeAir raid
Defensive coordinatorMike Stoops (10th season)
Base defense3–4
CaptainJordan Evans
Baker Mayfield
Samaje Perine
Ahmad Thomas
Home stadiumGaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 86,112)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 5 Oklahoma $   9 0         11 2  
No. 11 Oklahoma State   7 2         10 3  
No. 18 West Virginia   7 2         10 3  
Kansas State   6 3         9 4  
TCU   4 5         6 7  
Baylor   3 6         7 6  
Texas   3 6         5 7  
Texas Tech   3 6         5 7  
Iowa State   2 7         3 9  
Kansas   1 8         2 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Conference play began on October 1, 2016, with a 52–46 win against TCU in Fort Worth, Texas and ended with a 38–20 win against Oklahoma State on December 3, 2016, in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma finished conference play with a 9–0 record winning their eleventh Big 12 Championship and second consecutive championship in a row.

Oklahoma by winning the conference was invited to play in the 2017 Sugar Bowl against the Auburn Tigers which they won 35–19. Oklahoma finished the season with an 11–2 record.

Previous season and offseasonEdit

The 2015 Oklahoma Sooners football team finished the regular season with an 11–1 record winning their ninth Big 12 Championship. Their only regular-season loss was against Texas in the Red River Showdown. Oklahoma became bowl eligible after defeating Texas Tech on October 24, 2015. Oklahoma was selected as the fourth seed to play in the 2015 College Football playoff against first seed Clemson in the Orange Bowl, which ended up being a 37-17 loss. Oklahoma finished the season 11–2.

PersonnelEdit

Coaching staffEdit

Name Position Alma mater Joined Staff
Bob Stoops Head Coach Iowa (1983) 1999
Mike Stoops Defensive Coordinator / Outside Linebackers / Associate Head Coach Iowa (1986) 1999/2012
Cale Gundy Inside Wide Receivers Coach / Assistant Head Coach / Director of Recruiting Oklahoma (1994) 1999
Jay Boulware Special Team Coordinator / Running Backs Coach / Fullbacks Coach Texas (1996) 2013
Lincoln Riley Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach Texas Tech (2006) 2015
Tim Kish Inside Linebackers Coach Otterbein (1976) 2012
Bill Bedenbaugh Assistant offensive coordinator/Offensive Line Coach Iowa Wesleyan (1995) 2013
Kerry Cooks Assistant defensive coordinator/Defensive Backs Coach Iowa (1993) 2015
Dennis Simmons Outside Wide Receivers Coach BYU (1997) 2015
Calvin Thibodeaux Defensive Line Coach Oklahoma (2006) 2016
Merv Johnson Director of Operations Missouri (1953) 1979
Jerry Schmidt Director of Sports Enhancement Nebraska (1986) 1999
Matt McMillen Assistant A.D. Football Operations Kansas State (1985) 1999

RosterEdit

2016 Oklahoma Sooners Football

Quarterback

  •  1 Kyler MurraySophomore (5'10, 195)
  •  3 Connor McGinnis –   Freshman (6'4, 202)
  •  6 Baker Mayfield  Junior (6'1, 212)
  •  9 Tanner Schafer – Freshman (6'3, 200)
  • 10 Austin KendallFreshman (6'1, 210)
  • 14 Reece Clark –   Freshman (6'4, 199)

Tailback

  • 20 Najee Bissoon –   Junior (5'5, 158)
  • 23 Abdul Adams – Freshman (5'10, 208)
  • 24 Rodney Anderson  Freshman (6'0, 211)
  • 25 Joe Mixon  Sophomore (6'1, 226)
  • 27 Alex Montgomery – Freshman (5'9, 213)
  • 32 Samaje PerineJunior (5'10, 234)
  • 33 Anthony Sheppard –   Sophomore (5'11, 211)
  • 34 Daniel Brooks –   Senior (5'8, 184)

Wide receiver

  •  1 Jarvis Baxter – Senior (5'11, 165)
  •  5 Geno Lewis  Senior (6'1, 201)
  •  8 Mykel Jones – Freshman (5'11, 188)
  • 11 Dede WestbrookSenior (6'0, 170)
  • 12 Zach Farrar – Freshman (6'3, 204)
  • 13 A.D. Miller – Sophomore (6'3, 189)
  • 15 Jeffery Mead – Junior (6'5, 187)
  • 16 Michiah Quick – Junior (5'11, 183)
  • 17 Jordan Smallwood –   Junior (6'2, 217)
  • 18 Dahu Green – Sophomore (6'4, 201)
  • 80 Sam Iheke –   Freshman (6'4, 201)
  • 81 Mark Andrews  Sophomore (6'5, 244)
  • 82 Ezel McIntee –   Sophomore (5'10, 203)
  • 83 Nick Basquine –   Sophomore (5'11, 192)
  • 84 Grant Bothun –   Senior (5'11, 193)
  • 86 Lee Morris –   Freshman (6'2, 207)
  • 87 Parker Fentriss –   Freshman (6'2, 196)
  • 88 Eric DeLay –   Senior (6'2, 209)
  • 89 Connor Knight –   Senior (6'4, 248)
  • Adrian Hardy – Freshman

Long snappers

  • 42 Wesley Horky – Junior (6'1, 217)
  • 49 Matthew Leckrone –   Freshman (6'4, 222)
 

Fullback

Offensive lineman

  • 52 Jamal Danley – OL –   Senior (6'3, 323)
  • 55 Logan Roberson – OL – Freshman (6'3, 341)
  • 58 Erick Wren – OL – Senior (6'2, 317)
  • 63 Alex Dalton – C –   Sophomore (6'3, 290)
  • 64 Dylan Hartsook – OG –   Senior (6'6, 330)
  • 66 Riley Nolan – OG –   Senior (6'0, 289)
  • 67 Ashton Julious – OL –   Junior (6'5, 354)
  • 68 Jonathan Alvarez – OG – Junior (6'3, 315)
  • 70 Christian Daimler – OT –   Junior (6'7, 311)
  • 71 Bobby Evans – OL –   Freshman (6'4, 299)
  • 72 Ben Powers – OL – Sophomore (6'4, 320)
  • 73 Quinn Mittermeier – OL –   Sophomore (6'5, 265)
  • 74 Cody Ford – OL –   Freshman (6'3, 317)
  • 75 Dru Samia – OT – Sophomore (6'4, 274)
  • 76 Sam Grant – OT –   Senior (6'6, 275)
  • 77 Erik Swenson – OT – Freshman (6'5, 311)
  • 78 Orlando Brown Jr. – OT –   Junior (6'8, 357)
  • 79 Dwayne Orso-Bacchus – OL –   Sophomore (6'5, 301)
  • Johncarlo Valentin – OG – Freshman

Defensive line

  • 23 Mark Jackson Jr. – DE – Freshman (6'2, 234)
  • 46 Gabriel Campbell – DE –   Freshman (6'6, 257)
  • 50 Courtney Garnett – DT –   Sophomore (6'1, 283)
  • 55 Kenneth Mann – DE –   Freshman (6'3, 255)
  • 57 Du'Vonta Lampkin – DT –   Freshman (6'4, 332)
  • 59 Kane Snowden – DT –   Junior (5'11, 240)
  • 72 Amani Bledsoe – DE – Freshman (6'5, 270)
  • 87 D.J. Ward – DE –   Junior (6'2, 250)
  • 90 Neville Gallimore – DT –   Freshman (6'3, 320)
  • 92 Matthew Romar – DT –   Junior (6'0, 298)
  • 93 Jordan Wade – DT –   Senior (6'3, 311)
  • 94 Matt Dimon – DE – Senior (6'2, 265)
  • 95 Austin Roberts – DL – Senior (6'6, 279)
  • 97 Charles Walker – DL –   Junior (6'2, 299)
  • 98 Marquise Overton – DT – Sophomore (6'1, 292)
 

Linebacker

  •  1 Kapri Doucet – Junior (6'2, 225)
  •  9 Tay Evans –   Sophomore (6'2, 239)
  • 14 Emmanuel Beal – Junior (6'0, 211)
  • 18 Curtis Bolton –   Sophomore (6'0, 232)
  • 19 Caleb KellyFreshman (6'3, 221)
  • 22 Ricky DeBerry –   Freshman (6'2, 250)
  • 26 Jordan EvansSenior (6'2, 233)
  • 31 Ogbonnia Okoronkwo  Junior (6'2, 238)
  • 38 Bryan Mead – Freshman (6'2, 223)
  • 40 Jon-Michael Terry – Freshman (6'3, 241)
  • 42 Ruben Hunter –   Junior (6'2, 222)
  • 50 Arthur McGinnis –   Freshman (6'1, 248)
  • 51 Cade Newhouse-Parker –   Sophomore (6'0, 223)
  • 96 Dalton Rodriguez –   Junior (6'6, 232)

Defensive backs

  •  2 P. J. Mbanasor – CB – Sophomore (6'1, 190)
  •  3 Jordan Parker – CB – Freshman (6'1, 190)
  •  4 Parrish Cobb – CB – Freshman (5'11, 170)
  •  5 Antoine Stephens – CB –   Freshman (6'1, 185)
  •  6 Stanvon Taylor – CB – Senior (5'11, 175)
  •  7 Jordan Thomas – CB – Junior (6'0, 190)
  •  8 Kahlil Haughton – S – Sophomore (6'1, 204)
  • 10 Steven Parker – S – Junior (6'1, 205)
  • 12 William Johnson – DB –   Junior (6'0, 195)
  • 13 Ahmad Thomas – S – Senior (6'0, 217)
  • 15 Parnell Motley – CB – Freshman (6'0, 172)
  • 21 Will Sunderland – S – Sophomore (6'2, 201)
  • 27 Dakota Austin – CB – Senior (5'10, 163)
  • 28 Chanse Sylvie – S – Freshman (5'11, 187)
  • 29 Prentice McKinney – S – Sophomore (6'1, 187)
  • 30 Ernest Gardner – DB –   Junior (6'0, 178)
  • 35 Ronnie LaRue – DB –   Sophomore (5'11, 195)
  • 39 Tylon Lynch – DB – Junior (6'0, 190)
  • 41 Jesse Walker – S –   Junior (6'0, 203)
  • 85 Malik Bradshaw – DB – Freshman (6'0, 170)

Placekicker

  • 31 Braxton Pickard – Freshman (5'9, 215) (+P)
  • 36 Kyle Pfau –   Sophomore (5'10, 189)
  • 43 Austin SeibertSophomore (5'10, 214) (+P)
  • 47 Reece Morrison – Freshman (6'0, 183)

ScheduleEdit

Oklahoma announced their 2016 football schedule on November 24, 2015. The 2016 schedule consists of 6 home games, 4 away games and 2 neutral-site games in the regular season. The Sooners will host two non-conference games against Louisiana–Monroe and Ohio State and travel to Houston, Texas to play Houston in NRG Stadium, a non-conference game at a neutral site. Oklahoma will host Kansas State, Kansas, Baylor and Oklahoma State, and travel to TCU, Texas Tech, Iowa State and West Virginia in regular conference play. Oklahoma will play the Texas Longhorns in Dallas, Texas at the Cotton Bowl stadium on October 8 for the Red River Showdown, the 111th game played of the series.[1]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 311:00 a.m.vs. No. 15 Houston*No. 3ABCL 23–3371,016
September 106:00 p.m.Louisiana–Monroe*No. 14FSN PPVW 59–1787,037
September 178:00 p.m.No. 3 Ohio State*No. 14
  • Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
FOXL 24–4587,979
October 14:00 p.m.at No. 21 TCUFOXW 52–4645,000
October 811:00 a.m.vs. TexasNo. 20FS1W 45–4092,100
October 1511:00 a.m.Kansas StateNo. 19
  • Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
ESPNW 38–1786,049
October 227:00 p.m.at Texas TechNo. 16FOXW 66–5960,478
October 296:00 p.m.Kansas No. 16
  • Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
FS1W 56–386,301
November 36:30 p.m.at Iowa StateNo. 12ESPNW 34–2450,662
November 1211:30 a.m.No. 25 BaylorNo. 9
  • Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
ABC/ESPN2W 45–2486,249
November 197:00 p.m.at No. 10 West VirginiaNo. 8ABCW 56–2857,645
December 311:30 a.m.No. 11 Oklahoma StateNo. 7
  • Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK (Bedlam Series)
FOXW 38–2087,527
January 2, 20177:30 p.m.vs. No. 17 AuburnNo. 7ESPNW 35–1954,077
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Central time

Game summariesEdit

HoustonEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 2004 W 63–13
#3 Oklahoma Sooners vs #15 Houston Cougars  – Game summary [2]
1 2 34Total
#3 Oklahoma 10 7 0623
#15 Houston 3 16 14033

at NRG StadiumHouston, TX Texas Kickoff

  • Date: September 3, 2016
  • Game time: 11:07 a.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 72 °F (22 °C) • Wind: Calm • Weather: Indoor
  • Game attendance: 71,016
  • Referee: Referee: Cooper Castleberry, *Umpire: Jim Adams* Linesman: George Gusman * Line Judge: Kelly Deterding * Back Judge: Donnie Aultman * Field Judge: Scott Gaines * Side Judge: Anthony Fleming * Center Judge: Chris Tallent
  • TV announcers (ABC): Dave Pasch (Play-by-play), Greg McElroy (color) & Tom Luginbill (sideline)
Game information

Louisiana–MonroeEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2013 W 34–0
Louisiana–Monroe at #14 Oklahoma Sooners  – Game summary [3]
1 2 34Total
Louisiana–Monroe 0 0 17017
#14 Oklahoma 21 21 31459

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma

  • Date: September 10, 2016
  • Game time: 6:06 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 77 °F (25 °C) • Wind:N 16 • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 87,037
  • Referee: Referee:Brandon Cruse, *Umpire: Marlo Fitzgerald, *Linesman: Bradford Edwards, * Line Judge: Quentin Givens, * Back Judge: Daniel Young, * Field Judge: Rich Almeroth, * Side Judge: Tuta Salaam
  • TV announcers (FSOK PPV): Brendan Burke (Play-by-play), Brian Baldinger (color) & Christian Steckel (sideline)
Game information

Ohio StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 1983 L 14–24
#3 Ohio State Buckeyes at #14 Oklahoma Sooners  – Game summary [4]
1 2 34Total
#3 Ohio State 14 21 7345
#14 Oklahoma 7 10 7024

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma

  • Date: September 16, 2016
  • Game time: 8:02 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 66 °F (19 °C) • Wind ESE 7: • Weather: Partly Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 87,979
  • Referee: Referee: John O'Neill, *Umpire: Robert Colosimo, * Linesman: Tripp Sutter, *Line Judge: William Krispinsky, *Back Judge: Michael Elliott, *Field Judge: Terry Anderson, *Side Judge: Stephen Hassell
  • TV announcers (FOX): Gus Johnson (Play-by-Play), Joel Klatt (Color) & Shannon Spake (Sideline)
Game information

Kickoff was delayed from the original start time of 6:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. due to lightning and thunderstorms in the vicinity of the University of Oklahoma.

TCUEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
10–5 2015 W 30–29
Oklahoma Sooners at #21 TCU Horned Frogs – Game Summary[5]
1 2 34Total
Oklahoma 7 28 14352
#21 TCU 21 3 02246

at Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas

  • Date: October 1, 2016
  • Game time: 4:05 PM CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 82 °F (28 °C) • Wind SE 4: • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 47,851
  • Referee: Referee: Mike Defee, *Umpire: Robert Richeson, * Linesman: AL Green, *Line Judge: Derek Anderson, *Back Judge: Terry Jones, *Field Judge: Joe Blubaugh, * Side Judge: Lo Van Pham
  • TV announcers (FOX): Gus Johnson (Play-By-Play), Joel Klatt (Color), & Shannon Spake (Sideline)
Game information

TexasEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
44–61 2015 L 17–24
Texas Longhorns vs #20 Oklahoma Sooners – Game Summary [6]
1 2 34Total
Texas 3 10 141340
#20 Oklahoma 7 7 211045

at Cotton BowlDallas, Texas

  • Date: October 8, 2016
  • Game time: 11:06 AM CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 65 °F (18 °C) • Wind: No Wind • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 92,100
  • Referee: Referee: Reggie Smith, *Umpire: Tab Slaughter, *Linesman: Mike Moeller, *Line Judge: Mark Stewart, *Back Judge: Lyndon Nixon, *Field Judge: Matt Mills, *Side Judge: Tim Murray
  • TV announcers (FS1): Gus Johnson (Play-By-Play), Joel Klatt (Color) & Shannon Spake (Sideline)
Game information

Kansas StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
73–19–4 2015 W 55–0
Kansas State Wildcats @ #19 Oklahoma Sooners – Game Summary [7]
1 2 34Total
Kansas State 0 10 0717
#19 Oklahoma 14 10 7738

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman OK

  • Date: October 15, 2016
  • Game time: 11:01 AM CDT
  • Game weather: 75 °F (24 °C) • Wind:S 21 • Weather: Partly Sunny
  • Game attendance: 86,049
  • Referee: Referee: Brad Van Vark, *Umpire: Michael Cooper, *Linesman: George Gusman, *Line Judge: Frank LeBlanc, *Back Judge: Brian Ernest, *Field Judge: Jason Ledet, *Side Judge: Gene Semko
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Mark Jones (Play-By-Play), Rod Gilmore (Color) & Quint Kessenich (Sideline)
Game information

Texas TechEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
17–6 2015 W 63–27
#16 Oklahoma Sooners @ Texas Tech Red Raiders – Game Summary[8]
1 2 34Total
#16 Oklahoma 13 17 211566
Texas Tech 10 14 142159

at Jones AT&T StadiumLubbock, Texas

  • Date: October 22, 2016
  • Game time: 7:10 PM CDT
  • Game weather: 77 °F (25 °C) • Wind:SSW 10 • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 60,478
  • Referee: Referee:Cooper Castleberry, *Umpire: Jim Adams, *Linesman: Carl McNeil, *Line Judge: Mark Stewart, *Back Judge: Donnie Aultman, *Field Judge: Scott Gaines, *Side Judge: Anthony Fleming
  • TV announcers (FOX): Joe Davis (Play-By-Play), Brady Quinn (Color) & Bruce Feldman (Sideline)
Game information

KansasEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
73–27–6 2015 W 62–7
Kansas Jayhawks @ #16 Oklahoma Sooners – Game Summary [9]
1 2 34Total
Kansas 3 0 003
#16 Oklahoma 7 21 28056

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma

  • Date: October 29, 2016
  • Game time: 6:06 PM CDT
  • Game weather: 80 °F (27 °C) • Wind:SSW 23 • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 86,301
  • Referee: Referee: Brandon Cruse, *Umpire Marlow Fitzgera, *Linesman: B.Edwards, *Line Judge: Quintin Givens, *Back Judge: Daniel Young. *Field Judge: Rich Almeroth, *Side Judge: Tuta Salaam
  • TV announcers (FS1): Brian Custer (Play-By-Play) & Petros Papadakis (Color)
Game information

Iowa StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
73–5–2 2015 W 52–16
Oklahoma Sooners @ Iowa State Cyclones – Game Summary [10]
1 2 34Total
#12 Oklahoma 14 14 3334
Iowa State 3 14 0724

at Jack Trice StadiumAmes, Iowa

  • Date: November 3, 2016
  • Game time: 6:33 PM CST
  • Game weather: 65 °F (18 °C) • Wind:NW 5 • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 50,662
  • Referee: Referee: Dan Romeo, *Umpire: Scott Teifer, *Linesman: Andy Warner, *Line Judge: Marc Bovios, *Back Judge: Chris Alston, * Field Judge: Ed Vinzant, *Side Judge: Jim Murphy, * Center Judge: Ken Ray
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Dave Flemming (Play-by-Play), Jesse Palmer (color) & Laura Rutledge (sideline)
Game information

BaylorEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
22–3 2015 W 44–34
#25 Baylor Bears @ #9 Oklahoma Sooners – Game Summary
1 2 34Total
#25 Baylor 0 10 7724
#9 Oklahoma 14 7 141045

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma

  • Date: November 12, 2016
  • Game time: 11:06 AM CST
  • Game attendance: 86,429
  • Referee: Referee: Reggie Smith; *Umpire: Tab Slaughter; *Linesman: Mike Moeller; *Line Judge: Mark Stewart; *Back Judge: Lyndon Nixon; *Field Judge: Matt Mills; *Side Judge: Tim Murray
  • TV announcers (ABC/ESPN2): Mike Patrick (Play-by-Play), Ed Cunningham (Color) & Dr. Jerry Punch (Sideline)
Game information
First Quarter
  • OU 11:11 – Baker Mayfield 15 yd run; Austin Seibert XP Good (OU 7–0)
  • OU 5:17 – Dede Westbrook 29 yd pass from Baker Mayfield; Austin Seibert XP Good (OU 14–0)
Second Quarter
  • OU 12:45– Semaje Perine 4 yd run;Austin Seibert XP Good (OU 21–0)
  • BU 7:28 – Chris Callahan 35 yd field goal (OU 21–3)
  • BU 2:14 – KD Cannon 24 yd pass from Seth Russell; Chris Callahan XP Good (OU 21–10)
Third Quarter
  • OU 9:45 – Dede Westbrook 40 yd pass from Baker Mayfield; Austin Seibert XP Good (OU 28–10)
  • OU 8:55 – Samaje Perine 1 yd run; Austin Seibert XP Good (OU 35–10)
  • BU 4:15 – Zach Smith 1 yd run; Chris Callahan XP Good (OU 35–17)
Fourth Quarter
  • OU 13:31– Joe Mixon 56 yd run; Austin Seibert XP Good (OU 42–17)
  • BU 13:13 – KD Cannon 62 yd pass from Zach Smith;Chris Callahan (OU 42–24)
  • OU 4:38 – Austin Seibert 22 yd field goal (OU 45–24)

West VirginiaEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
6–2 2015 W 44–24
#8 Oklahoma Sooners @ #10 West Virginia Mountaineers – Game Summary
1 2 34Total
#8 Oklahoma 21 13 71556
#10 West Virginia 0 7 71428

at Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, West Virginia

  • Date: November 19, 2016
  • Game time: 7:08 PM CST
  • Game weather: 36 °F (2 °C) • Wind:W14 • Weather: Snow flurries
  • Game attendance: 57,645
  • Referee: Referee: Cooper Castleberry, *Umpire: Jim Adams, *Linesman: Carl McNeill, *Line Judge: Kelly Deterding, *Back Judge: Donnie Aultman, *Field Judge: Scott Gaines, *Side Judge: Anthony Fleming
  • TV announcers (ABC): Chris Fowler (Play-by-Play), Kirk Herbstreit (Color) & Sam Ponder (Sideline)

Oklahoma StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
85–18–7 2015 W 58–23
# 11 Oklahoma State Cowboys @ # 7 Oklahoma Sooners (Bedlam Series)– Game Summary
1 2 34Total
#11 Oklahoma State 3 14 3020
#7 Oklahoma 0 17 14738

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma

  • Date: December 3, 2016
  • Game time: 11:35 a.m.
  • Game attendance: 87,527
  • Referee: Referee: Brad Van Vark, *Umpire: Michael Cooper, *Linesman: George Gusman, *Line Judge: Kelly Deterding, *Back Judge: Joel Wetzel, *Field Judge: Jason Ledet, *Side Judge: Gene Semko
  • TV announcers (FOX): Tim Brando (Play-By-Play), Spencer Tillman (Color) & Bruce Feldman (Sideline)

Auburn (Sugar Bowl)Edit

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 1972 W 40–22
# 14 Auburn Tigers vs #7 Oklahoma Sooners  – Game summary
1 2 34Total
#14 Auburn 7 6 0619
#7 Oklahoma 0 14 14735

at Mercedes-Benz SuperdomeNew Orleans

  • Date: January 2, 2017
  • Game time: 7:50 p.m. CST
  • Game attendance: 54,077
  • Referee: Referee:John O'Neill* Umpire:Jim Shaw* Linesman:Tripp Sutter* Line Judge:John Quinn* Back Judge:Kevin Schwarzel* Field Judge:Terry Anderson* Side Judge:John Hayes
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Brent Musburger (play-by-play), Jesse Palmer (analyst), Kaylee Hartung (sideline reporter)

RankingsEdit

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP 3 14 14 25 RV 20 19 16 16 12 9 8 7 7 7 5 
Coaches 3 13 14 RV RV 22 20 16 15 11 9 8 7 7 7 3 
CFP Not released 14 11 9 8 9 7 Not released

2017 NFL DraftEdit

The 2017 NFL Draft was held in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia on April 27–29, 2017. The following Oklahoma players were either selected or signed as free agents following the draft.

Player Position Round Overall Pick NFL Team
Joe Mixon RB 2nd 48 Cincinnati Bengals
Dede Westbrook WR 4th 110 Jacksonville Jaguars
Samaje Perine RB 4th 114 Washington Redskins
Jordan Evans LB 6th 193 Cincinnati Bengals
Ahmad Thomas S Undrafted Oakland Raiders
Jordan Wade DT Undrafted Oakland Raiders
Charles Walker DT Undrafted New Orleans Saints
Geno Lewis WR Undrafted Cincinnati Bengals


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