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2016 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team

The 2016 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma State University in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Cowboys were led by 12th-year head coach Mike Gundy and played their home games at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Oklahoma. They competed as members of the Big 12 Conference.

2016 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
Oklahoma State University system logo.svg
Alamo Bowl champion
Alamo Bowl, W 38–8 vs. Colorado
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 11
APNo. 11
2016 record10–3 (7–2 Big 12)
Head coachMike Gundy (12th season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Yurcich (4th season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorGlenn Spencer (4th season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumBoone Pickens Stadium
(Capacity: 60,218)
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

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 32:30 p.m.Southeastern Louisiana*No. 21FSNW 61–750,079
September 1011:00 a.m.Central Michigan*No. 22
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
FS1L 27–3052,523
September 172:30 p.m.Pittsburgh*
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
ESPNW 45–3853,514
September 246:30 p.m.at No. 16 BaylorFOXL 24–3545,373
October 111:00 a.m.No. 22 Texas
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
ABCW 49–3153,468
October 82:30 p.m.Iowa State
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
ESPNUW 38–3153,239
October 2211:00 a.m.at KansasFS1W 44–2026,262
October 2911:00 a.m.No. 10 West Virginia 
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
FOXW 37–2059,584
November 52:30 p.m.at Kansas StateNo. 22ABC/ESPN2W 43–3752,450
November 122:30 p.m.Texas TechNo. 17
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK (rivalry)
FS1W 45–4454,288
November 1911:00 a.m.at TCUNo. 13FS1W 31–643,303
December 311:30 a.m.at No. 7 OklahomaNo. 11FOXL 20–3887,527
December 298:00 p.m.vs. No. 11 Colorado*No. 13ESPNW 38–859,815
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Central time
Schedule Source:[1]

Game summariesEdit

Southeastern LouisianaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lions 0 7 0 0 7
#21 Cowboys 28 3 21 9 61
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Central MichiganEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Chippewas 0 10 7 13 30
#22 Cowboys 14 3 3 7 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2015 OSU, 24–13

PittsburghEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 10 14 14 0 38
Cowboys 10 21 7 7 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at BaylorEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 7 7 10 0 24
#16 Bears 7 14 7 7 35
Overall record Last meeting Result
19–15 2015 BAY, 45–35

TexasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#22 Longhorns 13 12 6 0 31
Cowboys 16 21 6 6 49
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–24 2015 OSU, 30–27

Iowa StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cyclones 3 14 14 0 31
Cowboys 7 7 7 17 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
29–18–3 2015 OSU, 35–31

at KansasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 7 10 17 10 44
Jayhawks 7 6 7 0 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
34–29–3 2015 OSU, 58–10

West VirginiaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#10 Mountaineers 3 7 0 10 20
Cowboys 6 14 7 10 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–4 2015 OSU, 33–26

at Kansas StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#22 Cowboys 7 14 7 15 43
Wildcats 13 3 14 7 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
38–24 2015 OSU, 36–34

Texas TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 7 21 7 9 44
#17 Cowboys 21 7 17 0 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
19–21–3 2015 OSU, 70–53

at TCUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Cowboys 7 3 14 7 31
Horned Frogs 6 0 0 0 6
Overall record Last meeting Result
14–10–2 2015 OSU, 49–29

at OklahomaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#11 Cowboys 3 14 3 0 20
#7 Sooners 0 17 14 7 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
19–84–7 2015 OU, 58–23

Colorado–Alamo BowlEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Cowboys 3 14 14 7 38
#11 Buffaloes 0 0 0 8 8
Overall record Last meeting Result
19–26–1 2009 OSU, 31–28

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 21 22 RV RV NR RV RV RV RV 22 17 13 10 11 13 11 
Coaches 19 17 RV RV NR RV RV RV RV 22 17 13 10 10 13 11 
CFP Not released 18 13 11 10 10 12 Not released

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 Oklahoma State Cowboys Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved February 15, 2016.