2016 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team

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2016 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
Oklahoma State University Athletics logo.svg
Alamo Bowl champion
Alamo Bowl, W 38–8 vs. Colorado
Conference Big 12 Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 11
AP No. 11
2016 record 10–3 (7–2 Big 12)
Head coach Mike Gundy (12th season)
Offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich (4th season)
Offensive scheme Spread
Defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer (4th season)
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Boone Pickens Stadium
(Capacity: 60,218)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 5 Oklahoma $   9 0         11 2  
No. 11 Oklahoma State   7 2         10 3  
No. 18 West Virginia   7 2         10 3  
Kansas State   6 3         9 4  
TCU   4 5         6 7  
Baylor   3 6         7 6  
Texas   3 6         5 7  
Texas Tech   3 6         5 7  
Iowa State   2 7         3 9  
Kansas   1 8         2 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2016 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma State University in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Cowboys were led by 12th-year head coach Mike Gundy and played their home games at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Oklahoma. They competed as members of the Big 12 Conference.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 2:30 p.m. Southeastern Louisiana* No. 21 Boone Pickens StadiumStillwater, OK FSN W 61–7   50,079
September 10 11:00 a.m. Central Michigan* No. 22 Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK FS1 L 27–30   52,523
September 17 2:30 p.m. Pittsburgh* Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK ESPN W 45–38   53,514
September 24 6:30 p.m. at No. 16 Baylor McLane StadiumWaco, TX FOX L 24–35   45,373
October 1 11:00 a.m. No. 22 Texas Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK ABC W 49–31   53,468
October 8 2:30 p.m. Iowa State Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK ESPNU W 38–31   53,239
October 22 11:00 a.m. at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS FS1 W 44–20   26,262
October 29 11:00 a.m. No. 10 West Virginiadagger Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK FOX W 37–20   59,584
November 5 2:30 p.m. at Kansas State No. 22 Bill Snyder Family Football StadiumManhattan, KS ABC/ESPN2 W 43–37   52,450
November 12 2:30 p.m. Texas Tech No. 17 Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK (Rivalry) FS1 W 45–44   54,288
November 19 11:00 a.m. at TCU No. 13 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX FS1 W 31–6   43,303
December 3 11:30 a.m. at No. 7 Oklahoma No. 11 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK (Bedlam Series) FOX L 20–38   87,527
December 29 8:00 p.m. vs. No. 11 Colorado* No. 13 AlamodomeSan Antonio, TX (Alamo Bowl) ESPN W 38–8   59,815
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.
Schedule Source:[1]

Game summaries[edit]

Southeastern Louisiana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Lions 0 7 0 0 7
#21 Cowboys 28 3 21 9 61
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Central Michigan[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Chippewas 0 10 7 13 30
#22 Cowboys 14 3 3 7 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2015 OSU, 24–13

Pittsburgh[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 10 14 14 0 38
Cowboys 10 21 7 7 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at Baylor[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 7 7 10 0 24
#16 Bears 7 14 7 7 35
Overall record Last meeting Result
19–15 2015 BAY, 45–35

Texas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#22 Longhorns 13 12 6 0 31
Cowboys 16 21 6 6 49
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–24 2015 OSU, 30–27

Iowa State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cyclones 3 14 14 0 31
Cowboys 7 7 7 17 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
29–18–3 2015 OSU, 35–31

at Kansas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 7 10 17 10 44
Jayhawks 7 6 7 0 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
34–29–3 2015 OSU, 58–10

West Virginia[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#10 Mountaineers 3 7 0 10 20
Cowboys 6 14 7 10 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–4 2015 OSU, 33–26

at Kansas State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#22 Cowboys 7 14 7 15 43
Wildcats 13 3 14 7 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
38–24 2015 OSU, 36–34

Texas Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 7 21 7 9 44
#17 Cowboys 21 7 17 0 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
19–21–3 2015 OSU, 70–53

at TCU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Cowboys 7 3 14 7 31
Horned Frogs 6 0 0 0 6
Overall record Last meeting Result
14–10–2 2015 OSU, 49–29

at Oklahoma[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#11 Cowboys 3 14 3 0 20
#7 Sooners 0 17 14 7 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
19–84–7 2015 OU, 58–23

Colorado–Alamo Bowl[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Cowboys 3 14 14 7 38
#11 Buffaloes 0 0 0 8 8
Overall record Last meeting Result
19–26–1 2009 OSU, 31–28

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP 21 22 RV RV NR RV RV RV RV 22 17 13 10 11 13 11 
Coaches 19 17 RV RV NR RV RV RV RV 22 17 13 10 10 13 11 
CFP Not released 18 13 11 10 10 12 Not released

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 Oklahoma State Cowboys Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved February 15, 2016.