1990 Oklahoma Sooners football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Ranking
APNo. 17
1990 record8–3 (5–2 Big 8)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorLarry Coker (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorCharlie Sadler (2nd season)
Captains
Home stadiumOklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 75,004)
Seasons
← 1989
1991 →
1990 Big Eight Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 1 Colorado $ 7 0 0 11 1 1
No. 24 Nebraska 5 2 0 9 3 0
No. 17 Oklahoma 5 2 0 8 3 0
Iowa State 2 4 1 4 6 1
Kansas 2 4 1 3 7 1
Kansas State 2 5 0 5 6 0
Missouri 2 5 0 4 7 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0 4 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1990 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 1990 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and competed as members of the Big Eight Conference. They were coached by second-year head coach Gary Gibbs. They were ineligible to participate in a bowl game since they were on probation.[1]

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 82:30 p.m.at No. 19 UCLA*No. 23ABCW 34–1450,068
September 151:00 p.m.No. 13 Pittsburgh*No. 14CBSW 52–1071,117
September 221:00 p.m.Tulsa*No. 11
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
W 52–1070,235
September 291:00 p.m.KansasNo. 9
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
PSNW 31–1770,095
October 61:30 p.m.at Oklahoma StateNo. 7W 31–1749,800
October 133:00 p.m.vs. Texas*No. 4ESPNL 13–1475,587
October 201:00 p.m.Iowa StatedaggerNo. 16
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
L 31–3369,112
October 271:30 p.m.at No. 10 ColoradoNo. 22CBSL 23–3251,967
November 31:00 p.m.at MissouriW 55–1040,902
November 101:00 p.m.Kansas State
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
PSNW 34–769,106
November 231:30 p.m.No. 10 Nebraska
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK (rivalry)
CBSW 45–1074,910
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

[2]

Roster

1990 Oklahoma Sooners football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 15 Joey Alfred So
G 63 Mark Blodgett
 Jr
TE 87 Eric Blomquist So
G 66 Brian Brauninger
 Jr
TE 86 Rickey Brady Fr
SO 6 Dewell Brewer Fr
SE 16 Chris Cabbiness Sr
OL 76 James Cargill So
QB 10 Steve Collins
 So
QB 9 Tink Collins
 So
TE 43 Adrian Cooper
 Sr
RB 5 Greg Ervin Jr
OL 51 Joe Ervin So
TB 7 Rod Fisher
 Jr
C 79 Eric Fultz
 Jr
TB 32 Mike Gaddis
 Jr
RB Aaron Goins Fr
SE 18 Artie Guess
 Sr
QB 12 Cale Gundy Fr
FB 3 Scott Hale Sr
T 70 Brandon Houston
 Jr
OL 67 Chris Jensen Jr
FB 27 Corey Johnson
 Fr
SE 81 David Jourdan Fr
G 58 Jason Keith
 So
C 52 Brent Koontz
 Fr
TB 1 Ike Lewis Jr
RB 3 Ted Long
 Jr
G 64 Terran Manning
 Sr
RB 23 Billy McDade Fr
FB 31 Mike McKinley
 Jr
G 62 Larry Medice (C)
 Sr
SE 17 Chris Melson
 Jr
TE 82 Joey Mickey So
T 57 Jeff Miller Sr
SE 83 John Nelson
 Fr
TE 94 Jon Page
 Jr
T 73 Zarak Peters
 Sr
OL 69 Steve Pettit So
FB 33 Kenyon Rasheed
 So
OL 71 Jeff Resler Fr
G 54 Mike Sawatzky (C) Sr
TE 80 Pete Schmitt
 So
FB 36 William Steines So
SE 11 Otis Taylor
 So
TB 26 Travis Thompson So
OL 68 Tim Vitito Fr
C 50 Randy Wallace Jr
T 74 Chris Watkins
 So
G 55 Steve Wigington Fr
TB 20 Earnest Williams Fr
G 60 Matt Wilson Fr
G 75 Dalton Young Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 95 Russell Allen
 Fr
DT 85 Tom Backes
 Sr
NG 56 James Baldwin
 So
LB 40 Reggie Barnes
 So
LB 38 Randall Base So
DE 99 Aubrey Beavers Fr
DB 29 Jason Belser Jr
DE 35 Frank Blevins Sr
LB 45 Joe Bowden Sr
DE 42 John Bradley
 Jr
DB 14 Melvin Carter
 So
DL 91 Ben Cavil
 Fr
DB 24 Drew Christmon Fr
LB 41 Mike Coats
 Fr
LB 43 Bart Daniels So
DB 48 Greg DeQuasie
 Jr
NG 77 Stacey Dillard
 Jr
DB 26 Terry Duncan Jr
DT 78 Scott Evans (C)
 Sr
LB 34 Mike Fields
 Fr
DB 15 Charles Franks Jr
DE 39 James Goode
 Sr
DE 47 Tracy Gordon
 Sr
LB 49 Bryan Gorka Fr
DE 53 Tony Han Sr
LB 37 Jay Houtman So
DE 89 Ronn Hull
 Fr
DB 25 Russell Jones Fr
NG 96 Darrell Kirby
 Sr
DT 97 Proctor Land
 Jr
DB 22 Tony Levy Jr
LB 59 John Manning Fr
DT 46 Corey Mayfield Jr
DB 4 Tommy O'Hara
 Fr
NG 87 Shad Patrick
 Fr
DB 44 Jerome Pipkins Jr
DB 19 Terry Ray Jr
DL 98 Broderick Roberson Fr
DB 8 William Shankle So
DB 21 Lance Swanson Jr
DE 88 Trey Tippens
 So
DB 28 Darnell Walker So
DL 72 David Walsh Jr
DB 2 Corey Warren Fr
LB 30 Chris Wilson (C)
 Jr
DB 88 Corey Wilson Fr
DE 90 Fred Woods
 Fr
DL 92 Ricky Wren
 So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 97 Barry Blanton
 Fr
K 13 R. D. Lashar Sr
P 84 Brad Reddell
 So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured
  • Redshirt

Roster

Game summaries

at UCLA

See also: 1990 UCLA Bruins football team


at Oklahoma State

See also: 1990 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team and Bedlam Series


Texas

Texas vs. #4 Oklahoma
1 234Total
Longhorns 7 007 14
Sooners 3 730 13

See also: 1990 Texas Longhorns football team and Red River Shootout


[3]

Iowa State

See also: 1990 Iowa State Cyclones football team


at Colorado

#22 Oklahoma at #10 Colorado
1 234Total
Sooners 7 736 23
Buffaloes 3 9614 32
  • Date: October 27
  • Location: Folsom Field, Boulder, CO
  • Game start: 12:31 PM
  • Elapsed time: 3:23
  • Game attendance: 51,967
  • Game weather: 58° F, sunny, Wind E 8
  • Referee: Dean Cramer
      

See also: 1990 Colorado Buffaloes football team


at Missouri

See also: 1990 Missouri Tigers football team and Missouri–Oklahoma football rivalry


Kansas State

See also: 1990 Kansas State Wildcats football team


Nebraska

#10 Nebraska at Oklahoma
1 234Total
Cornhuskers 3 070 10
Sooners 0 211410 45

See also: 1990 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team and Nebraska–Oklahoma football rivalry


Rankings

See also: 1990 NCAA Division I-A football rankings

Oklahoma was on probation in 1990 and ineligible to receive votes in the Coaches Poll.

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
— = Not ranked.
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Awards

Postseason

NFL draft

Main article: 1991 NFL Draft

The following players were drafted into the National Football League following the season.[5]

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
Adrian Cooper Tight end 4 103
James Goode Linebacker 5 114
Frank Blevins Linebacker 7 169
Scott Evans Defensive tackle 8 209
Tom Backes Defensive end 10 272

References

  1. ^ Dierking, Kyle (June 17, 2009). "How The Mighty Fall: Barry Switzer". KOTV. Tulsa. Archived from the original on December 1, 2017. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
  2. ^ "1990s". University of Oklahoma Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Archived from the original on January 7, 2012. Retrieved January 10, 2012.
  3. ^ "Instant Replay: UT 14, OU 13 Horns Hook The Sooners On Late TD". The Oklahoman. October 14, 1990. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  4. ^ SoonerSports.com
  5. ^ "1991 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 29, 2020.