1916 Oklahoma Sooners football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Record6–5 (2–1 SWC)
Head coach
CaptainHomer Montgomery
Home stadiumBoyd Field
Seasons
← 1915
1917 →
1916 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Texas 5 1 0 7 2 0
Baylor 3 1 0 9 1 0
Rice 2 1 0 6 1 2
Oklahoma 2 1 0 6 5 0
Texas A&M 1 2 0 6 3 0
Arkansas 0 2 0 4 4 0
Oklahoma A&M 0 3 0 4 4 0
Southwestern (TX) 0 3 0 3 5 0
  • No champion recognized[1]

The 1916 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 1916 college football season. In their 12th year under head coach Bennie Owen, the Sooners compiled a 6–5 record (2–1 against conference opponents), and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 472 to 115.[2][3]

No Sooners were recognized as All-Americans.[4]

One Sooner received All-Southwest Conference honors: Willis Hott.[5]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 23Central State (OK)*W 27–0
September 30at Oklahoma Baptist*Shawnee, OKW 107–0
October 7Southwestern Oklahoma State*
  • Boyd Field
  • Norman, OK
W 140–0
October 14Kendall*
  • Boyd Field
  • Norman, OK
L 0–16
October 21TexasL 7–21
October 28Missouri*
L 14–23
November 4at Kansas*L 13–21
November 11at Kingfisher*Kingfisher, OKW 96–0
November 17Kansas State*
  • Boyd Field
  • Norman, OK
L 13-14
November 23ArkansasFort Smith, ARW 14-13
November 30Oklahoma A&MOklahoma City, OK (Bedlam)W 41–7
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ http://www.thompsonian.info/swc-historical-standings.pdf
  2. ^ "Oklahoma Yearly Results (1915-1919)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on July 25, 2015. Retrieved July 20, 2015.
  3. ^ "1917 Oklahoma Sooners Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 20, 2015.
  4. ^ "2014 Oklahoma Football Records Supplement" (PDF). University of Oklahoma. 2014. p. 90. Retrieved July 20, 2014.
  5. ^ "2014 Oklahoma Football Records Supplement" (PDF). University of Oklahoma. 2014. p. 95. Retrieved July 20, 2014.