1977 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team

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1977 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1977 record 4–7 (2–5 Big 8)
Head coach Jim Stanley (5th season)
Home stadium Lewis Field
(Capacity: 50,440)
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 7 Oklahoma $ 7 0 0     10 2 0
Iowa State 5 2 0     8 4 0
No. 12 Nebraska 5 2 0     9 3 0
Colorado 3 3 1     7 3 1
Missouri 3 4 0     4 7 0
Kansas 2 4 1     4 6 1
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma State University in the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. This was the 77th year of football at OSU and the fifth under Jim Stanley. The Cowboys played their home games at Lewis Field in Stillwater, Oklahoma. They finished the season 4–7, and 2–5 in the Big Eight Conference.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 11 Tulsa* No. 20 Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma W 33–21  
September 18 vs. Arkansas* No. 15 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, Arkansas L 6–28  
September 24 UTEP* Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma W 54–0  
October 1 Florida State* Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma L 17–25  
October 8 at No. 6 Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado L 13–29  
October 15 Kansas State Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma W 21–14  
October 22 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas W 21–0  
October 29 No. 12 Nebraska Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma L 14–31  
November 5 No. 3 Oklahoma Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma (Bedlam Series) L 28–61  
November 12 Missouri Faurot FieldColumbia, Missouri L 14–41  
November 19 at Iowa State Cyclone StadiumAmes, Iowa L 13–21  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

After the season[edit]

The 1978 NFL Draft took place on May 2–3, 1978 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. The following Oklahoma State players were selected during the draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Team
Terry Miller RB 1st 5 Buffalo Bills
Milton Hardaway T 2nd 41 San Diego Chargers
Daria Butler LB 12th 320 Atlanta Falcons

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1977 Oklahoma State Cowboys Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 1, 2017. 
  2. ^ "1977 NFL Draft". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 16, 2016. 
  3. ^ "NFL Draft Locations". www.footballgeography.com. October 2, 2014. Retrieved July 16, 2016.