1951 Oklahoma Sooners football
Big Seven champion
ConferenceBig Seven Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 11
APNo. 10
1951 record8–2 (6–0 Big 7)
Head coach
Home stadiumOklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 55,647)
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 Big Seven Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 10 Oklahoma $ 6 0 0 8 2 0
Colorado 5 1 0 7 3 0
Kansas 4 2 0 8 2 0
Iowa State 2 4 0 4 4 1
Nebraska 2 4 0 2 8 0
Missouri 1 5 0 3 7 0
Kansas State 0 6 0 0 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 1951 college football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and competed as members of the Big Seven Conference. They were coached by head coach Bud Wilkinson.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 29William & Mary*No. 4W 49–739,184
October 6at No. 10 Texas A&M*No. 4L 7–1434,789
October 13vs. No. 6 Texas*L 7–975,080
October 20KansasNo. 19
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
W 33–2144,462
October 27Colorado
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
W 55–1446,686
November 3at Kansas StateNo. 17W 33–011,248
November 10at MissouriNo. 14W 34–2023,198
November 17Iowa StateNo. 12
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
W 35–634,761
November 24at NebraskaNo. 12W 27–033,698
December 1Oklahoma A&M*No. 10
W 41–633,103
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[1]

Roster

Postseason

NFL draft

The following players were drafted into the National Football League following the season.[2]

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
Jim Weatherall Tackle 2 17 Philadelphia Eagles
Ed Rowland Tackle 16 192 Cleveland Browns

References

  1. ^ "SoonerSports.com". Archived from the original on February 29, 2008. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
  2. ^ "1952 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 29, 2020.