|1938 Oklahoma Sooners football|
Big Six champion
|Conference||Big Six Conference|
|1938 record||10–1 (5–0 Big 6)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 32,000)|
|1938 Big Six Conference football standings|
|No. 4 Oklahoma $||5||–||0||–||0||10||–||1||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1938 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 1938 college football season. In their second year under head coach Tom Stidham, the Sooners compiled a 10–1 record (5–0 against conference opponents), won the school's first Big Six Conference football championship, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 185 to 29. The team's only loss came in the 1939 Orange Bowl, losing to Tennessee by a 17 to 0 score.
End Waddy Young (Walter R. Young) received All-America honors in 1938, and six Sooners received all-conference honors: Young, guards Jerry Bolton and Ralph Stevenson, backs Earl Crowder and Hugh McCullough, and tackle Gilford Duggan.
|October 1||at Rice*||W 7–6||18,000|
|October 8||vs. Texas*||W 13–0|
|October 15||at Kansas||W 19–0|
|October 22||Nebraska||No. 14||W 14–0||28,091|
|October 29||Tulsa||No. 10||W 28–6||17,000|
|November 5||Kansas State||No. 11||W 26–0|
|November 12||Missouri||No. 10||W 21–0|
|November 19||at Iowa State||No. 7||W 10–0||17,864|
|November 26||at Oklahoma A&M*||No. 6||W 19–0|
|December 3||at Washington State*||No. 5||W 28–0||15,529|
|January 2, 1939||vs. No. 2 Tennessee*||No. 4||L 0–17||32,191|
The following players were drafted into the National Football League following the season.
|Waddy Young||End||3||20||Brooklyn Dodgers|
|Hugh McCullough||Back||4||26||Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Earl Crowder||Quarterback||10||82||Chicago Cardinals|
|Jim Thomas||Guard||12||102||Chicago Cardinals|
|Cliff Duggan||Tackle||15||140||New York Giants|
See also: 1938 NCAA football rankings
The first AP Poll for 1938 came out on October 17. The Sooners were ranked fourteenth in the first poll. They finished the year ranked fourth.
|AP||Not released||14||10||11||10 (1)||7 (1)||6||5||4|