1997 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team

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1997 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
Alamo Bowl, L 20–33 vs. Purdue
Conference Big 12 Conference
Division South Division
Ranking
Coaches No. 24
AP No. 24
1997 record 8–4 (5–3 Big 12)
Head coach Bob Simmons (3rd season)
Offensive coordinator Les Miles
Defensive coordinator Rob Ryan
Home stadium Lewis Field (Capacity: 50,614)
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
No. 2 Nebraska † xy$   8 0         13 0  
No. 8 Kansas State %   7 1         11 1  
No. 23 Missouri   5 3         7 5  
Colorado   3 5         5 6  
Kansas   3 5         5 6  
Iowa State   1 7         1 10  
Southern Division
No. 20 Texas A&M xy   6 2         9 4  
No. 24 Oklahoma State   5 3         8 4  
Texas Tech   5 3         6 5  
Texas   2 6         4 7  
Oklahoma   2 6         4 8  
Baylor   1 7         2 9  
Championship: Nebraska 54, Texas A&M 15
  • † – Coaches Poll National Champion
    $ – Bowl Alliance representative as champion
    % – Bowl Alliance at-large representative
    x – Division champion/co-champions
    y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma State University during the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. They participated as members of the Big 12 Conference in the South Division. They played their home games at Lewis Field in Stillwater, Oklahoma. They were coached by head coach Bob Simmons.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 5:30 PM at Iowa State Jack Trice StadiumAmes, Iowa FSN W 21–14   43,841
September 6 7:00 PM at SW Louisiana* Cajun FieldLafayette, Louisiana W 31–7   16,724
September 13 6:00 PM Fresno State* Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma W 35–0   36,000
September 27 6:00 PM NE Louisiana* Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma W 38–7   35,200
October 4 11:30 AM Texas Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma FSN W 42–16   43,100
October 11 6:00 PM No. 24 Colorado No. 20 Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma FSN W 33–29   50,100
October 25 11:30 AM Missouri No. 12 Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma FSN L 50–51 2/OT  33,300
November 1 6:00 PM at No. 25 Texas A&M No. 19 Kyle FieldCollege Station, Texas FSN L 25–28   60,776
November 8 1:00 PM at Oklahoma No. 25 Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma (Bedlam Game) PPV W 30–7   72,422
November 15 2:00 PM Texas Tech No. 24 Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma L 3–27   39,400
November 22 2:30 PM at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, Texas ABC W 24–14   34,794
December 30 7:00 PM vs. No. 17 Purdue* AlamodomeSan Antonio, Texas (Alamo Bowl) ESPN L 20–33   55,552
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1997 Oklahoma State Cowboys Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 1, 2017.