1920 Oklahoma Sooners football
Missouri Valley champion
ConferenceMissouri Valley Conference
1920 record6–0–1 (4–0–1 MVC)
Head coach
Offensive schemeSingle wing
CaptainDewey Luster
Home stadiumBoyd Field (Capacity:8,000)
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →
1920 Missouri Valley football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Oklahoma $ 4 0 1 6 0 1
Missouri 5 1 0 7 1 0
Kansas 3 2 0 5 2 1
Iowa State 3 2 0 4 4 0
Drake 1 3 1 4 5 1
Washington University 1 4 0 4 4 0
Grinnell 0 2 1 3 3 1
Kansas State 0 3 1 3 3 3
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1920 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 1920 college football season. In their 16th year under head coach Bennie Owen, the Sooners compiled a 6–0–1 record (4–0–1 against conference opponents), won the Missouri Valley Conference championship,[1] and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 176 to 51.[2][3]

Two Sooners were recognized as All-Americans: tackle Roy "Soupy" Smoot and halfback Phil White.[4]

Five Sooners received All-Missouri Valley Conference honors: back Harry Hill; end Howard Marsh; guard Bill McKinley; tackle Roy Smoot; and back Sol Swatek.[5] Marsh was the first Sooner to receive all-conference honors on three occasions, receiving the honors each year from 1920 to 1922.[5]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 9Central State (OK)*W 16–7
October 23Washington (MO)
  • Boyd Field
  • Norman, OK
W 24–14
October 30at MissouriW 28–7
November 6Kansas
  • Boyd Field
  • Norman, OK
W 21–9
November 13at Oklahoma A&M*W 36–0
November 19at Kansas StateT 7–7
November 25Drake*
  • Boyd Field
  • Norman, OK
W 44–7
  • *Non-conference game

Source:DeLassus, David. "Oklahoma Yearly Results 1920–1924". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved July 20, 2015.

References

  1. ^ University of Oklahoma Magazine. 1921-01-01.
  2. ^ "Oklahoma Yearly Results (1920-1924)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015.
  3. ^ "1920 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. ^ a b "2014 Oklahoma Football Records Supplement" (PDF). University of Oklahoma. 2014. p. 95. Retrieved July 20, 2014.