1966 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1966 Oklahoma Sooners football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1966 record6–4 (4–3 Big 8)
Head coachJim Mackenzie (1st season)
Home stadiumOklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 61,836)
Seasons
← 1965
1967 →
1966 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Nebraska $ 6 1 0     9 2 0
Colorado 5 2 0     7 3 0
Missouri 4 2 1     6 3 1
Oklahoma 4 3 0     6 4 0
Oklahoma State 4 2 1     4 5 1
Iowa State 2 3 2     2 6 2
Kansas 0 6 1     2 7 1
Kansas State 0 6 1     0 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 1966 college football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and competed as members of the Big Eight Conference. They were coached by head coach Jim Mackenzie.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 17 Oregon* Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma W 17–0   48,590
September 24 at Iowa State Clyde Williams FieldAmes, Iowa W 33–11   21,467
October 8 vs. Texas* Cotton BowlDallas (Red River Shootout) W 18–9   75,504
October 15 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas W 35–0   37,252
October 22 No. 1 Notre Dame* No. 10 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma L 0–38   62,626
October 29 at Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado L 21–24   35,738
November 5 Kansas State Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma W 37–6   44,792
November 12 Missouri Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma (Tiger–Sooner Peace Pipe) L 7–10   55,585
November 24 No. 4 Nebraska Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma (Rivalry) ABC W 10–9   42,884
December 3 at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma (Bedlam Series) L 14–15   36,581
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game summaries[edit]

Oregon[edit]

1 234Total
Oregon 0 000 0
• Oklahoma 0 0170 17

Iowa State[edit]

1 234Total
• Oklahoma 14 397 33
Iowa St 2 900 11

Texas[edit]

1 234Total
Texas 3 006 9
• Oklahoma 6 336 18
  • Date: October 8
  • Location: Cotton Bowl
  • Game attendance: 75,504

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Kansas[edit]

1 234Total
• Oklahoma 7 7147 35
Kansas 0 000 0

Notre Dame[edit]

1 234Total
• Notre Dame 0 17210 38
Oklahoma 0 000 0
  • Date: October 22
  • Location: Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Game attendance: 62,626

Colorado[edit]

1 234Total
Oklahoma 7 0140 21
• Colorado 7 0107 24
  • Date: October 29
  • Location: Folsom Field
  • Game attendance: 35,738

Kansas State[edit]

1 234Total
Kansas St 0 006 6
• Oklahoma 0 101314 37
  • Date: November 5
  • Location: Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Game attendance: 44,792

Missouri[edit]

1 234Total
• Missouri 0 0100 10
Oklahoma 0 007 7
  • Date: November 12
  • Location: Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Game attendance: 55,585

Nebraska[edit]

1 234Total
Nebraska 0 360 9
• Oklahoma 0 703 10
  • Date: November 24
  • Location: Oklahoma Memorial Stadium

Oklahoma State[edit]

1 234Total
Oklahoma 0 086 14
• Oklahoma St 0 807 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SoonerSports.com". Archived from the original on 2012-11-04. Retrieved 2012-05-16.
  2. ^ "Field Goals Stop Texas." Palm Beach Post. October 9, 1966