1975 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1975 record7–4 (3–4 Big 8)
Head coach
Home stadiumLewis Field
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
1975 Big Eight Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Oklahoma + 6 1 0     11 1 0
No. 9 Nebraska + 6 1 0     10 2 0
No. 16 Colorado 5 2 0     9 3 0
Kansas 4 3 0     7 5 0
Missouri 3 4 0     6 5 0
Oklahoma State 3 4 0     7 4 0
Iowa State 1 6 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     3 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1975 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma State University in the Big Eight Conference during the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. In their third season under head coach Jim Stanley, the Cowboys compiled a 7–5 record (3–4 against conference opponents), tied for fifth place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 285 to 178.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Terry Miller with 1,026 rushing yards and 66 points scored, Charlie Weatherbie with 563 passing yards, and Sam Lisle with 384 receiving yards.[3][4]

The team played its home games at Lewis Field in Stillwater, Oklahoma.[5]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 13Wichita State*W 34–0
September 20No. 16 Arkansas*
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
W 20–13
September 27North Texas State*No. 17
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
W 61–7
October 4Texas Tech*No. 15
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
W 17–16
October 11at No. 12 MissouriNo. 14L 14–41
October 18No. 4 Nebraska
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
L 20–28
October 25at KansasW 35–19
November 1No. 2 OklahomaNo. 19
L 7–27
November 8at No. 14 ColoradoL 7–17
November 15Kansas State
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
W 56–3
November 22at Iowa StateW 14–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster

After the season

Main article: 1976 NFL Draft

The 1976 NFL Draft was held on April 8–9, 1976. The following Cowboys were selected.[6]

Round Pick Player Position NFL Club
1 25 James White Defensive tackle Minnesota Vikings
7 197 Larry Harris Defensive tackle Houston Oilers

References

  1. ^ "1975 Oklahoma State Cowboys Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  2. ^ "Oklahoma State Cowboy Football 2016 Guide" (PDF). Oklahoma State University. p. 173. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  3. ^ 2016 Football Guide, pp. 168, 170.
  4. ^ "1975 Oklahoma State Cowboys Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  5. ^ 2016 Football Guide, pp. 217, 219.
  6. ^ "1976 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 13, 2021.