1982 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team

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1982 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1982 record 4–5–2 (3–2–2 Big 8)
Head coach Jimmy Johnson (4th season)
Home stadium Lewis Field
Seasons
← 1981
1983 →
1982 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Nebraska $ 7 0 0     12 1 0
No. 16 Oklahoma 6 1 0     8 4 0
Oklahoma State 3 2 2     4 5 2
Kansas State 3 3 1     6 5 1
Missouri 2 3 2     5 4 2
Iowa State 1 5 1     4 6 1
Kansas 1 5 1     2 7 2
Colorado 1 5 1     2 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1982 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma State University in the Big Eight Conference during the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fourth season under head coach Jimmy Johnson, the Cowboys compiled a 4–5–2 record (3–2–2 against conference opponents), finished in third place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 267 to 241.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Ernest Anderson with 1,877 rushing yards, Ike Jackson with 1,254 passing yards, Terry Young with 507 receiving yards, and placekicker Larry Roach with 65 poinsts scored.[3][4]

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

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 11North Texas State*W 27–6 
September 19at Tulsa*L 15–25 
September 25at Louisville*L 22–28 
October 9Kansas
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
T 24–24 
October 16Colorado
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
T 25–25 
October 23at No. 20 OklahomaL 9–27 
October 30Missouri
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
W 30–20 
November 6at No. 6 NebraskaL 10–48 
November 13at Kansas StateW 24–16 
November 20Iowa State
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
W 49–13 
November 27at San Diego State*L 6–35 
  • *Non-conference game
  • #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1982 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. ^ "1982 Oklahoma State Cowboys Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2017. 
  5. ^ 2016 Football Guide, pp. 217, 219.