1971 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team

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1971 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1971 record 4–6–1 (2–5 Big 8)
Head coach Floyd Gass (3rd season)
Home stadium Lewis Field
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Nebraska $ 7 0 0     13 0 0
No. 2 Oklahoma 6 1 0     11 1 0
No. 3 Colorado 5 2 0     10 2 0
Iowa State 4 3 0     8 4 0
Kansas State 2 5 0     5 6 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     4 6 1
Kansas 2 5 0     4 7 0
Missouri 0 7 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1971 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma State University in the Big Eight Conference during the 1971 college football season. In their third and final season under head coach Floyd Gass, the Cowboys compiled a 4–6–1 record (2–5 against conference opponents), tied for fifth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 322 to 184.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Bobby Cole with 631 rushing yards, Tony Pounds with 792 passing yards, and Dick Graham with 631 receiving yards.[3][4]

The team played its home games at Lewis Field in Stillwater, Oklahoma.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1971 Oklahoma State Cowboys Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Oklahoma State Cowboy Football 2016 Guide" (PDF). Oklahoma State University. p. 173. Retrieved September 27, 2017. 
  3. ^ 2016 Football Guide, pp. 168, 170.
  4. ^ "1971 Oklahoma State Cowboys Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2017. 
  5. ^ 2016 Football Guide, pp. 217, 219.