1995 Oklahoma Sooners football
Oklahoma Sooners logo.svg
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Record5–5–1 (2–5 Big 8)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorGary Nord (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorKurt Van Valkenburgh (1st season)
Captaingame captains
Home stadiumOklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 75,004)
Seasons
← 1994
1996 →
1995 Big Eight Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 1 Nebraska $ 7 0 0 12 0 0
No. 5 Colorado 5 2 0 10 2 0
No. 7 Kansas State 5 2 0 10 2 0
No. 9 Kansas 5 2 0 10 2 0
Oklahoma 2 5 0 5 5 1
Oklahoma State 2 5 0 4 8 0
Missouri 1 6 0 3 8 0
Iowa State 1 6 0 3 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1995 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 1995 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 Howard Schnellenberger.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 91:30 p.m.San Diego State*No. 14PSNW 38–2271,119
September 161:30 p.m.SMU*No. 14
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
W 24–1064,217
September 231:30 p.m.North Texas*No. 10
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
W 51–1065,829
September 307:45 p.m.No. 4 ColoradoNo. 10
ESPNL 17–3875,004
October 71:00 p.m.at Iowa StateNo. 14KWTVW 39–2645,731
October 142:30 p.m.vs. No. 18 Texas*No. 13ABCT 24–2475,587
October 216:30 p.m.No. 7 KansasNo. 15
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
ESPNL 17–3874,639
October 281:00 p.m.at MissouriNo. 23KWTVW 13–937,614
November 41:10 p.m.at No. 9 Kansas StateNo. 25KWTVL 10–4940,138
November 111:30 p.m.Oklahoma State
L 0–1275,004
November 241:30 p.m.at No. 1 NebraskaABCL 0–3775,662
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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Personnel

1995 Oklahoma Sooners football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 80 Stephen Alexander So
RB 25 James Allen Jr
FB 34 James Arnold So
QB 2 John Barber Fr
G 59 Steve Bearden Fr
WR 24 Chris Blocker
Redshirt.svg
 Fr
QB 16 Brad Brittain Fr
WR 3 Terrence Brown
Redshirt.svg
 Jr
G 50 David Bullard Jr
WR 18 Ronnie Burns
Redshirt.svg
 Fr
RB 34 Bennie Butler Fr
OT 66 Chris Campbell
Redshirt.svg
 Jr
G 68 Joe Carollo
Redshirt.svg
 Sr
FB 32 Dwayne Chandler Sr
FB 30 Terry Collier
Redshirt.svg
 Sr
G 65 Jason Comer
Redshirt.svg
 Sr
OT 78 J. R. Conrad Sr
QB 14 Buddy Davis
Redshirt.svg
 So
FB 30 Jermaine Fazande
Redshirt.svg
 Fr
RB 19 Jeff Frazier
Redshirt.svg
 Jr
TE 86 Jason Freeman Fr
QB 12 Justin Fuente Fr
OT 70 Barry Giles
Redshirt.svg
 So
WR 83 Aaron Green Fr
OT 69 Robert Ingram
Redshirt.svg
 So
OL 60 Cornelius Jackson Fr
WR 2 Jarrail Jackson Fr
C 54 Clane LaCrosse Sr
C 75 Chuck Langston
Redshirt.svg
 Sr
C 77 Tim Macias
Redshirt.svg
 Fr
C 73 Bruce McClure
Redshirt.svg
 So
TE 6 Mike McDaniel
Redshirt.svg
 Jr
QB 8 Garrick McGee Jr
OL 52 Russ Meachem Fr
WR 4 P. J. Mills Sr
QB 1 Eric Moore Fr
RB 7 Jerald Moore So
G 64 Jon Mulac
Redshirt.svg
 So
G 67 Derrick Nelson
Redshirt.svg
 So
G 74 Milton Overton
Redshirt.svg
 Sr
RB 48 De'Mond Parker Fr
WR 89 JaJuan Penny Sr
RB 20 Michael Rose So
FB 29 Keith Sparks
Redshirt.svg
 Sr
OT 76 Harry Stamps Sr
QB 11 Jay Stuckey Fr
WR 21 Michael Thompson
Redshirt.svg
 Jr
LS 61 Taylor Wickersham So
WR 10 Gerald Williams Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 95 Brian Ailey Fr
LB 84 Dale Allen
Redshirt.svg
 Fr
DE 72 Robert Allen Sr
DT 79 Brian Andrews
Redshirt.svg
 So
DT 96 Arthur Atkins Sr
DT 99 Carlos Baker
Redshirt.svg
 Fr
CB 31 Larry Bush Sr
DT 93 Martin Chase So
S 26 Perry Collier
Redshirt.svg
 Sr
DB 41 Anthony Davis Fr
CB 28 Wendell Davis
Redshirt.svg
 Sr
CB 23 Tim Denton Sr
LB 47 Brent DeQuasie
Redshirt.svg
 Sr
DE 90 Aaron Findley Fr
S 9 Anthony Fogle Jr
LB 44 Mario Freeman Sr
LB 53 Marquis Gibson Fr
DT 97 Kelly Gregg Fr
DT 59 Rico Harley Fr
S 17 Rod Henderson
Redshirt.svg
 Jr
DB 39 Dennis Hubbard Fr
LB 43 Corey Ivy So
DB 42 Darrius Johnson
Redshirt.svg
 Sr
DE 57 Cedric Jones Sr
DB 38 Gana Joseph Fr
LB 46 Chris Justice Fr
DT 95 Fred Lewis Sr
DE 56 Stirling Luckey Jr
LB 81 Terrance Malone
Redshirt.svg
 Fr
DE 58 Marc Manuel
Redshirt.svg
 Jr
DE 85 Rod Manuel Jr
LB 40 Matt McCormick
Redshirt.svg
 Fr
DL 94 Greg Moyer
DE 55 Paul Oatts
Redshirt.svg
 Jr
LB 45 Tyrell Peters Jr
DE 91 Mike Phipps
Redshirt.svg
 So
LB 27 Collin Rosenberg Jr
CB 30 Sharod Robinson So
LB 54 Sebastien Roegiers Jr
CB 29 David Rowe Fr
DB 16 Rusty Rushing Fr
S 21 Steven Rhynes Fr
LB 51 Broderick Simpson
Redshirt.svg
 Jr
DB 48 Darrell Sims Fr
OT 71 Jay Smith
Redshirt.svg
 Fr
LB 36 Travian Smith So
CB 18 Eric Stacy Jr
CB 22 Cedric Stephens Fr
DT 92 Barron Tanner Jr
LB 35 Ryan Vardeman Jr
DB 5 Maylon Wesley
Redshirt.svg
 Sr
S 13 Terry White
Redshirt.svg
 Fr
DB 37 Pee Wee Woods Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 15 Jeremy Alexander So
P 88 Tim Daughtry
Redshirt.svg
 So
K 87 Jeremy Hernandez Fr
K 82 Brian Lewis Fr
K 37 Nick Lynch So
K 19 Daniel Paho Sr
K 11 Phil Stamper So
K 87 Benjamin Young Fr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

Rankings

See also: 1995 NCAA Division I-A football rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
— = Not ranked.
Week
PollPre123456789101112131415Final
AP1516141410101413152325
Coaches Poll1714141191412142125

Season summary

San Diego State

San Diego State Aztecs (1–0) at #14 Oklahoma Sooners (0–0)
1 2 34Total
San Diego St 0 0 02222
Oklahoma 0 17 14738

at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman, Oklahoma

  • Date: September 19, 1995
  • Game attendance: 71,119
  • Box Score

SMU

SMU Mustangs (1–1) at #14 Oklahoma Sooners (1–0)
1 2 34Total
SMU 0 3 7010
Oklahoma 3 6 8724

at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman, Oklahoma

  • Date: September 16, 1995
  • Game attendance: 64,217
  • Box Score

North Texas

North Texas Mean Green (1–2) at #10 Oklahoma Sooners (2–0)
1 2 34Total
North Texas 2 8 0010
Oklahoma 0 17 171751

at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman, Oklahoma

  • Date: September 23, 1995
  • Game attendance: 65,829
  • Box Score

Colorado

#4 Colorado Buffaloes (4–0) at #10 Oklahoma Sooners (3–0)
1 2 34Total
Colorado 0 14 141038
Oklahoma 3 14 0017

at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman, Oklahoma

  • Date: September 30, 1995
  • Game attendance: 75,004
  • Box Score

at Iowa State

#14 Oklahoma Sooners (3–1) at Iowa State Cyclones (2–2)
1 2 34Total
Oklahoma 3 13 71639
Iowa St 7 12 0726

at Cyclone Stadium, Ames, Iowa

  • Date: October 7, 1995
  • Game attendance: 45,731
  • Box Score

vs. Texas

#13 Oklahoma Sooners (4–1) vs. #18 Texas Longhorns (4–1)
1 2 34Total
Oklahoma 0 10 14024
Texas 21 3 0024

at Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Texas

  • Date: October 14, 1995
  • Game attendance: 75,587
  • Box Score

Kansas

#7 Kansas Jayhawks (6–0) at #15 Oklahoma Sooners (4–1–1)
1 2 34Total
Kansas 0 7 102138
Oklahoma 14 0 0317

at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman, Oklahoma

  • Date: October 21, 1995
  • Game attendance: 74,639
  • Box Score

at Missouri

#23 Oklahoma Sooners (4–2–1) at Missouri Tigers (2–5)
1 2 34Total
Oklahoma 0 7 0613
Missouri 3 3 309

at Faurot Field, Columbia, Missouri

  • Date: October 28, 1995
  • Game attendance: 37,614
  • Box Score

at Kansas State

#25 Oklahoma Sooners (5–2–1) at #9 Kansas State Wildcats (7–1)
1 2 34Total
Oklahoma 3 7 0010
Kansas St 7 21 71449

at KSU Stadium, Manhattan, Kansas

  • Date: November 4, 1995
  • Game attendance: 40,138
  • Box Score

Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State Cowboys (2–7) at Oklahoma Sooners (5–3–1)
1 2 34Total
Oklahoma St 0 6 0612
Oklahoma 0 0 000

at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman, Oklahoma

  • Date: November 11, 1995
  • Game attendance: 75,004
  • Box Score

at Nebraska

Oklahoma Sooners (5–4–1) at #1 Nebraska Cornhuskers (10–0)
1 2 34Total
Oklahoma 0 0 000
Nebraska 10 3 101437

at Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska

  • Date: November 24, 1995
  • Game attendance: 75,662
  • Box Score


Postseason

NFL draft

Main article: 1996 NFL Draft

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

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
Cedric Jones Defensive end 1 5 New York Giants
Jerald Moore Running back 3 83 Arizona Cardinals
Darrius Johnson Defensive back 4 122 Denver Broncos
Harry Stamps Tackle 5 161 Arizona Cardinals
Wendell Davis Defensive back 6 207 Dallas Cowboys
J. R. Conrad Tackle 7 227 New England Patriots

References

  1. ^ "1990s". University of Oklahoma Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Archived from the original on 2012-01-07. Retrieved January 10, 2012.
  2. ^ "1996 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 29, 2020.