2016 Oklahoma Sooners football
Oklahoma Sooners logo.svg
Big 12 champion
Sugar Bowl champion
Sugar Bowl, W 35–19 vs. Auburn
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 3
APNo. 5
Record11–2 (9–0 Big 12)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorLincoln Riley (2nd season)
Offensive schemeAir raid
Defensive coordinatorMike Stoops (10th season)
Base defense3–4
CaptainJordan Evans
Baker Mayfield
Samaje Perine
Ahmad Thomas
Home stadiumGaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 86,112)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 Big 12 Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 5 Oklahoma $   9 0     11 2  
No. 11 Oklahoma State   7 2     10 3  
No. 18 West Virginia   7 2     10 3  
Kansas State   6 3     9 4  
TCU   4 5     6 7  
Baylor   3 6     7 6  
Texas   3 6     5 7  
Texas Tech   3 6     5 7  
Iowa State   2 7     3 9  
Kansas   1 8     2 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2016 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season, the 122nd season of Sooner football. The team was led by two-time Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award winner, Bob Stoops, in his 18th and final season as head coach. They played their home games at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. They are a charter member of the Big 12 Conference.

Conference play began on October 1, 2016, with a 52–46 win against TCU in Fort Worth, Texas and ended with a 38–20 win against Oklahoma State on December 3, 2016, in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma finished conference play with a 9–0 record winning their eleventh Big 12 Championship and second consecutive championship in a row.

Oklahoma by winning the conference was invited to play in the 2017 Sugar Bowl against the Auburn Tigers which they won 35–19. Oklahoma finished the season with an 11–2 record.

On June 7, 2017, Stoops announced his retirement after 18 seasons as head coach.[1] Offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley was promoted to head coach.

Previous season and offseason

Main article: 2015 Oklahoma Sooners football team

The 2015 Oklahoma Sooners football team finished the regular season with an 11–1 record winning their ninth Big 12 Championship. Their only regular-season loss was against Texas in the Red River Showdown. Oklahoma became bowl eligible after defeating Texas Tech on October 24, 2015. Oklahoma was selected as the fourth seed to play in the 2015 College Football playoff against first seed Clemson in the Orange Bowl, which ended up being a 37-17 loss. Oklahoma finished the season 11–2.

Personnel

Coaching staff

Name Position Alma mater Joined Staff
Bob Stoops Head Coach Iowa (1983) 1999
Mike Stoops Defensive Coordinator / Outside Linebackers / Associate Head Coach Iowa (1986) 1999/2012
Cale Gundy Inside Wide Receivers Coach / Assistant Head Coach / Director of Recruiting Oklahoma (1994) 1999
Jay Boulware Special Team Coordinator / Running Backs Coach / Fullbacks Coach Texas (1996) 2013
Lincoln Riley Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach Texas Tech (2006) 2015
Tim Kish Inside Linebackers Coach Otterbein (1976) 2012
Bill Bedenbaugh Assistant offensive coordinator/Offensive Line Coach Iowa Wesleyan (1995) 2013
Kerry Cooks Assistant defensive coordinator/Defensive Backs Coach Iowa (1993) 2015
Dennis Simmons Outside Wide Receivers Coach BYU (1997) 2015
Calvin Thibodeaux Defensive Line Coach Oklahoma (2006) 2016
Merv Johnson Director of Operations Missouri (1953) 1979
Jerry Schmidt Director of Sports Enhancement Nebraska (1986) 1999
Matt McMillen Assistant A.D. Football Operations Kansas State (1985) 1999

Roster

2016 Oklahoma Sooners Football

Quarterback

  •  1 Kyler MurraySophomore (5'10, 195)
  •  3 Connor McGinnis –
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'4, 202)
  •  6 Baker Mayfield
    Redshirt
    Junior (6'1, 212)
  •  9 Tanner Schafer – Freshman (6'3, 200)
  • 10 Austin KendallFreshman (6'1, 210)
  • 14 Reece Clark –
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'4, 199)

Tailback

  • 20 Najee Bissoon –
    Redshirt
    Junior (5'5, 158)
  • 23 Abdul Adams – Freshman (5'10, 208)
  • 24 Rodney Anderson
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'0, 211)
  • 25 Joe Mixon
    Redshirt
    Sophomore (6'1, 226)
  • 27 Alex Montgomery – Freshman (5'9, 213)
  • 32 Samaje PerineJunior (5'10, 234)
  • 33 Anthony Sheppard –
    Redshirt
    Sophomore (5'11, 211)
  • 34 Daniel Brooks –
    Redshirt
    Senior (5'8, 184)

Wide receiver

  •  1 Jarvis Baxter – Senior (5'11, 165)
  •  5 Geno Lewis
    Redshirt
    Senior (6'1, 201)
  •  8 Mykel Jones – Freshman (5'11, 188)
  • 11 Dede WestbrookSenior (6'0, 170)
  • 12 Zach Farrar – Freshman (6'3, 204)
  • 13 A.D. Miller – Sophomore (6'3, 189)
  • 15 Jeffery Mead – Junior (6'5, 187)
  • 16 Michiah Quick – Junior (5'11, 183)
  • 17 Jordan Smallwood –
    Redshirt
    Junior (6'2, 217)
  • 18 Dahu Green – Sophomore (6'4, 201)
  • 80 Sam Iheke –
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'4, 201)
  • 81 Mark Andrews
    Redshirt
    Sophomore (6'5, 244)
  • 82 Ezel McIntee –
    Redshirt
    Sophomore (5'10, 203)
  • 83 Nick Basquine –
    Redshirt
    Sophomore (5'11, 192)
  • 84 Grant Bothun –
    Redshirt
    Senior (5'11, 193)
  • 86 Lee Morris –
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'2, 207)
  • 87 Parker Fentriss –
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'2, 196)
  • 88 Eric DeLay –
    Redshirt
    Senior (6'2, 209)
  • 89 Connor Knight –
    Redshirt
    Senior (6'4, 248)
  • Adrian Hardy – Freshman

Long snappers

  • 42 Wesley Horky – Junior (6'1, 217)
  • 49 Matthew Leckrone –
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'4, 222)
 

Fullback

Offensive lineman

  • 52 Jamal Danley – OL –
    Redshirt
    Senior (6'3, 323)
  • 55 Logan Roberson – OL – Freshman (6'3, 341)
  • 58 Erick Wren – OL – Senior (6'2, 317)
  • 63 Alex Dalton – C –
    Redshirt
    Sophomore (6'3, 290)
  • 64 Dylan Hartsook – OG –
    Redshirt
    Senior (6'6, 330)
  • 66 Riley Nolan – OG –
    Redshirt
    Senior (6'0, 289)
  • 67 Ashton Julious – OL –
    Redshirt
    Junior (6'5, 354)
  • 68 Jonathan Alvarez – OG – Junior (6'3, 315)
  • 70 Christian Daimler – OT –
    Redshirt
    Junior (6'7, 311)
  • 71 Bobby Evans – OL –
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'4, 299)
  • 72 Ben Powers – OL – Sophomore (6'4, 320)
  • 73 Quinn Mittermeier – OL –
    Redshirt
    Sophomore (6'5, 265)
  • 74 Cody Ford – OL –
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'3, 317)
  • 75 Dru Samia – OT – Sophomore (6'4, 274)
  • 76 Sam Grant – OT –
    Redshirt
    Senior (6'6, 275)
  • 77 Erik Swenson – OT – Freshman (6'5, 311)
  • 78 Orlando Brown Jr. – OT –
    Redshirt
    Junior (6'8, 357)
  • 79 Dwayne Orso-Bacchus – OL –
    Redshirt
    Sophomore (6'5, 301)
  • Johncarlo Valentin – OG – Freshman

Defensive line

  • 23 Mark Jackson Jr. – DE – Freshman (6'2, 234)
  • 46 Gabriel Campbell – DE –
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'6, 257)
  • 50 Courtney Garnett – DT –
    Redshirt
    Sophomore (6'1, 283)
  • 55 Kenneth Mann – DE –
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'3, 255)
  • 57 Du'Vonta Lampkin – DT –
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'4, 332)
  • 59 Kane Snowden – DT –
    Redshirt
    Junior (5'11, 240)
  • 72 Amani Bledsoe – DE – Freshman (6'5, 270)
  • 87 D.J. Ward – DE –
    Redshirt
    Junior (6'2, 250)
  • 90 Neville Gallimore – DT –
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'3, 320)
  • 92 Matthew Romar – DT –
    Redshirt
    Junior (6'0, 298)
  • 93 Jordan Wade – DT –
    Redshirt
    Senior (6'3, 311)
  • 94 Matt Dimon – DE – Senior (6'2, 265)
  • 95 Austin Roberts – DL – Senior (6'6, 279)
  • 97 Charles Walker – DL –
    Redshirt
    Junior (6'2, 299)
  • 98 Marquise Overton – DT – Sophomore (6'1, 292)
 

Linebacker

  •  1 Kapri Doucet – Junior (6'2, 225)
  •  9 Tay Evans –
    Redshirt
    Sophomore (6'2, 239)
  • 14 Emmanuel Beal – Junior (6'0, 211)
  • 18 Curtis Bolton
    Redshirt
    Sophomore (6'0, 232)
  • 19 Caleb KellyFreshman (6'3, 221)
  • 22 Ricky DeBerry –
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'2, 250)
  • 26 Jordan EvansSenior (6'2, 233)
  • 31 Ogbonnia Okoronkwo
    Redshirt
    Junior (6'2, 238)
  • 38 Bryan Mead – Freshman (6'2, 223)
  • 40 Jon-Michael Terry – Freshman (6'3, 241)
  • 42 Ruben Hunter –
    Redshirt
    Junior (6'2, 222)
  • 50 Arthur McGinnis –
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'1, 248)
  • 51 Cade Newhouse-Parker –
    Redshirt
    Sophomore (6'0, 223)
  • 96 Dalton Rodriguez –
    Redshirt
    Junior (6'6, 232)

Defensive backs

  •  2 P. J. Mbanasor – CB – Sophomore (6'1, 190)
  •  3 Jordan Parker – CB – Freshman (6'1, 190)
  •  4 Parrish Cobb – CB – Freshman (5'11, 170)
  •  5 Antoine Stephens – CB –
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'1, 185)
  •  6 Stanvon Taylor – CB – Senior (5'11, 175)
  •  7 Jordan Thomas – CB – Junior (6'0, 190)
  •  8 Kahlil Haughton – S – Sophomore (6'1, 204)
  • 10 Steven Parker – S – Junior (6'1, 205)
  • 12 William Johnson – DB –
    Redshirt
    Junior (6'0, 195)
  • 13 Ahmad Thomas – S – Senior (6'0, 217)
  • 15 Parnell Motley – CB – Freshman (6'0, 172)
  • 21 Will Sunderland – S – Sophomore (6'2, 201)
  • 27 Dakota Austin – CB – Senior (5'10, 163)
  • 28 Chanse Sylvie – S – Freshman (5'11, 187)
  • 29 Prentice McKinney – S – Sophomore (6'1, 187)
  • 30 Ernest Gardner – DB –
    Redshirt
    Junior (6'0, 178)
  • 35 Ronnie LaRue – DB –
    Redshirt
    Sophomore (5'11, 195)
  • 39 Tylon Lynch – DB – Junior (6'0, 190)
  • 41 Jesse Walker – S –
    Redshirt
    Junior (6'0, 203)
  • 85 Malik Bradshaw – DB – Freshman (6'0, 170)

Placekicker

  • 31 Braxton Pickard – Freshman (5'9, 215) (+P)
  • 36 Kyle Pfau –
    Redshirt
    Sophomore (5'10, 189)
  • 43 Austin SeibertSophomore (5'10, 214) (+P)
  • 47 Reece Morrison – Freshman (6'0, 183)

Schedule

Oklahoma announced their 2016 football schedule on November 24, 2015. The 2016 schedule consists of 6 home games, 4 away games and 2 neutral-site games in the regular season. The Sooners will host two non-conference games against Louisiana–Monroe and Ohio State and travel to Houston, Texas to play Houston in NRG Stadium, a non-conference game at a neutral site. Oklahoma will host Kansas State, Kansas, Baylor and Oklahoma State, and travel to TCU, Texas Tech, Iowa State and West Virginia in regular conference play. Oklahoma will play the Texas Longhorns in Dallas, Texas at the Cotton Bowl stadium on October 8 for the Red River Showdown, the 111th game played of the series.[2]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 311:00 a.m.vs. No. 14 Houston*No. 3ABCL 23–3371,016
September 106:00 p.m.Louisiana–Monroe*No. 14FSN PPVW 59–1787,037
September 178:00 p.m.No. 3 Ohio State*No. 14
  • Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
FOXL 24–4587,979
October 14:00 p.m.at No. 14 TCUFOXW 52–4645,000
October 811:00 a.m.vs. TexasNo. 20FS1W 45–4092,100
October 1511:00 a.m.Kansas StateNo. 19ESPNW 38–1786,049
October 227:00 p.m.at Texas TechNo. 16FOXW 66–5960,478
October 296:00 p.m.KansasdaggerNo. 16
  • Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
FS1W 56–386,301
November 36:30 p.m.at Iowa StateNo. 14ESPNW 34–2450,662
November 1211:30 a.m.BaylorNo. 11
  • Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
ABC/ESPN2W 45–2486,249
November 197:00 p.m.at No. 14 West VirginiaNo. 9ABCW 56–2457,645
December 311:30 a.m.No. 10 Oklahoma StateNo. 9
  • Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK (Bedlam Series)
FOXW 38–2087,527
January 2, 20177:30 p.m.vs. No. 14 Auburn*No. 7ESPNW 35–1954,077
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Central time

Game summaries

at No. 15 Houston

See also: 2016 Houston Cougars football team

No. 3 Oklahoma Sooners vs No. 15 Houston Cougars  – Game summary [3]
1 2 34Total
#3 Oklahoma 10 7 0623
#15 Houston 3 16 14033

at NRG StadiumHouston, TX Texas Kickoff

  • Date: September 3, 2016
  • Game time: 11:07 a.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 72 °F (22 °C) • Wind: Calm • Weather: Indoor
  • Game attendance: 71,016
  • Referee: Referee: Cooper Castleberry, *Umpire: Jim Adams* Linesman: George Gusman * Line Judge: Kelly Deterding * Back Judge: Donnie Aultman * Field Judge: Scott Gaines * Side Judge: Anthony Fleming * Center Judge: Chris Tallent
  • TV announcers (ABC): Dave Pasch (Play-by-play), Greg McElroy (color) & Tom Luginbill (sideline)
Game information

vs Louisiana–Monroe

See also: 2016 Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks football team

Louisiana–Monroe at No. 14 Oklahoma Sooners  – Game summary [4]
1 2 34Total
Louisiana–Monroe 0 0 17017
#14 Oklahoma 21 21 31459

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma

  • Date: September 10, 2016
  • Game time: 6:06 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 77 °F (25 °C) • Wind:N 16 • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 87,037
  • Referee: Referee:Brandon Cruse, *Umpire: Marlo Fitzgerald, *Linesman: Bradford Edwards, * Line Judge: Quentin Givens, * Back Judge: Daniel Young, * Field Judge: Rich Almeroth, * Side Judge: Tuta Salaam
  • TV announcers (FSOK PPV): Brendan Burke (Play-by-play), Brian Baldinger (color) & Christian Steckel (sideline)
Game information

vs No. 3 Ohio State

See also: 2016 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes at No. 14 Oklahoma Sooners  – Game summary [5]
1 2 34Total
#3 Ohio State 14 21 7345
#14 Oklahoma 7 10 7024

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma

  • Date: September 16, 2016
  • Game time: 8:02 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 66 °F (19 °C) • Wind ESE 7: • Weather: Partly Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 87,979
  • Referee: Referee: John O'Neill, *Umpire: Robert Colosimo, * Linesman: Tripp Sutter, *Line Judge: William Krispinsky, *Back Judge: Michael Elliott, *Field Judge: Terry Anderson, *Side Judge: Stephen Hassell
  • TV announcers (FOX): Gus Johnson (Play-by-Play), Joel Klatt (Color) & Shannon Spake (Sideline)
Game information

Kickoff was delayed from the original start time of 6:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. due to lightning and thunderstorms in the vicinity of the University of Oklahoma.

at No. 21 TCU

See also: 2016 TCU Horned Frogs football team

Oklahoma Sooners at No. 21 TCU Horned Frogs – Game Summary[6]
1 2 34Total
Oklahoma 7 28 14352
#21 TCU 21 3 02246

at Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas

  • Date: October 1, 2016
  • Game time: 4:05 PM CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 82 °F (28 °C) • Wind SE 4: • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 47,851
  • Referee: Referee: Mike Defee, *Umpire: Robert Richeson, * Linesman: AL Green, *Line Judge: Derek Anderson, *Back Judge: Terry Jones, *Field Judge: Joe Blubaugh, * Side Judge: Lo Van Pham
  • TV announcers (FOX): Gus Johnson (Play-By-Play), Joel Klatt (Color), & Shannon Spake (Sideline)
Game information

vs Texas

See also: 2016 Texas Longhorns football team

Texas Longhorns vs No. 20 Oklahoma Sooners – Game Summary [7]
1 2 34Total
Texas 3 10 141340
#20 Oklahoma 7 7 211045

at Cotton BowlDallas, Texas

  • Date: October 8, 2016
  • Game time: 11:06 AM CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 65 °F (18 °C) • Wind: No Wind • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 92,100
  • Referee: Referee: Reggie Smith, *Umpire: Tab Slaughter, *Linesman: Mike Moeller, *Line Judge: Mark Stewart, *Back Judge: Lyndon Nixon, *Field Judge: Matt Mills, *Side Judge: Tim Murray
  • TV announcers (FS1): Gus Johnson (Play-By-Play), Joel Klatt (Color) & Shannon Spake (Sideline)
Game information

vs Kansas State

See also: 2016 Kansas State Wildcats football team

Kansas State Wildcats @ No. 19 Oklahoma Sooners – Game Summary [8]
1 2 34Total
Kansas State 0 10 0717
#19 Oklahoma 14 10 7738

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman OK

  • Date: October 15, 2016
  • Game time: 11:01 AM CDT
  • Game weather: 75 °F (24 °C) • Wind:S 21 • Weather: Partly Sunny
  • Game attendance: 86,049
  • Referee: Referee: Brad Van Vark, *Umpire: Michael Cooper, *Linesman: George Gusman, *Line Judge: Frank LeBlanc, *Back Judge: Brian Ernest, *Field Judge: Jason Ledet, *Side Judge: Gene Semko
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Mark Jones (Play-By-Play), Rod Gilmore (Color) & Quint Kessenich (Sideline)
Game information

at Texas Tech

Main article: 2016 Oklahoma vs. Texas Tech football game

See also: 2016 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

No. 16 Oklahoma Sooners @ Texas Tech Red Raiders – Game Summary[9]
1 2 34Total
#16 Oklahoma 13 17 211566
Texas Tech 10 14 142159

at Jones AT&T StadiumLubbock, Texas

  • Date: October 22, 2016
  • Game time: 7:10 PM CDT
  • Game weather: 77 °F (25 °C) • Wind:SSW 10 • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 60,478
  • Referee: Referee:Cooper Castleberry, *Umpire: Jim Adams, *Linesman: Carl McNeil, *Line Judge: Mark Stewart, *Back Judge: Donnie Aultman, *Field Judge: Scott Gaines, *Side Judge: Anthony Fleming
  • TV announcers (FOX): Joe Davis (Play-By-Play), Brady Quinn (Color) & Bruce Feldman (Sideline)
Game information

Kansas

See also: 2016 Kansas Jayhawks football team

Kansas Jayhawks @ No. 16 Oklahoma Sooners – Game Summary [10]
1 2 34Total
Kansas 3 0 003
#16 Oklahoma 7 21 28056

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma

  • Date: October 29, 2016
  • Game time: 6:06 PM CDT
  • Game weather: 80 °F (27 °C) • Wind:SSW 23 • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 86,301
  • Referee: Referee: Brandon Cruse, *Umpire Marlow Fitzgera, *Linesman: B.Edwards, *Line Judge: Quintin Givens, *Back Judge: Daniel Young. *Field Judge: Rich Almeroth, *Side Judge: Tuta Salaam
  • TV announcers (FS1): Brian Custer (Play-By-Play) & Petros Papadakis (Color)
Game information

Iowa State

See also: 2016 Iowa State Cyclones football team

Oklahoma Sooners @ Iowa State Cyclones – Game Summary [11]
1 2 34Total
#12 Oklahoma 14 14 3334
Iowa State 3 14 0724

at Jack Trice StadiumAmes, Iowa

  • Date: November 3, 2016
  • Game time: 6:33 PM CST
  • Game weather: 65 °F (18 °C) • Wind:NW 5 • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 50,662
  • Referee: Referee: Dan Romeo, *Umpire: Scott Teifer, *Linesman: Andy Warner, *Line Judge: Marc Bovios, *Back Judge: Chris Alston, * Field Judge: Ed Vinzant, *Side Judge: Jim Murphy, * Center Judge: Ken Ray
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Dave Flemming (Play-by-Play), Jesse Palmer (color) & Laura Rutledge (sideline)
Game information

Baylor

See also: 2016 Baylor Bears football team

#25 Baylor Bears @ #9 Oklahoma Sooners – Game Summary
1 2 34Total
#25 Baylor 0 10 7724
#9 Oklahoma 14 7 141045

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma

  • Date: November 12, 2016
  • Game time: 11:06 AM CST
  • Game attendance: 86,429
  • Referee: Referee: Reggie Smith; *Umpire: Tab Slaughter; *Linesman: Mike Moeller; *Line Judge: Mark Stewart; *Back Judge: Lyndon Nixon; *Field Judge: Matt Mills; *Side Judge: Tim Murray
  • TV announcers (ABC/ESPN2): Mike Patrick (Play-by-Play), Ed Cunningham (Color) & Dr. Jerry Punch (Sideline)
Game information
First Quarter
  • OU 11:11 – Baker Mayfield 15 yd run; Austin Seibert XP Good (OU 7–0)
  • OU 5:17 – Dede Westbrook 29 yd pass from Baker Mayfield; Austin Seibert XP Good (OU 14–0)
Second Quarter
  • OU 12:45– Semaje Perine 4 yd run;Austin Seibert XP Good (OU 21–0)
  • BU 7:28 – Chris Callahan 35 yd field goal (OU 21–3)
  • BU 2:14 – KD Cannon 24 yd pass from Seth Russell; Chris Callahan XP Good (OU 21–10)
Third Quarter
  • OU 9:45 – Dede Westbrook 40 yd pass from Baker Mayfield; Austin Seibert XP Good (OU 28–10)
  • OU 8:55 – Samaje Perine 1 yd run; Austin Seibert XP Good (OU 35–10)
  • BU 4:15 – Zach Smith 1 yd run; Chris Callahan XP Good (OU 35–17)
Fourth Quarter
  • OU 13:31– Joe Mixon 56 yd run; Austin Seibert XP Good (OU 42–17)
  • BU 13:13 – KD Cannon 62 yd pass from Zach Smith;Chris Callahan (OU 42–24)
  • OU 4:38 – Austin Seibert 22 yd field goal (OU 45–24)

West Virginia

See also: 2016 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

#8 Oklahoma Sooners @ #10 West Virginia Mountaineers – Game Summary
1 2 34Total
#8 Oklahoma 21 13 71556
#10 West Virginia 0 7 71428

at Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, West Virginia

  • Date: November 19, 2016
  • Game time: 7:08 PM CST
  • Game weather: 36 °F (2 °C) • Wind:W14 • Weather: Snow flurries
  • Game attendance: 57,645
  • Referee: Referee: Cooper Castleberry, *Umpire: Jim Adams, *Linesman: Carl McNeill, *Line Judge: Kelly Deterding, *Back Judge: Donnie Aultman, *Field Judge: Scott Gaines, *Side Judge: Anthony Fleming
  • TV announcers (ABC): Chris Fowler (Play-by-Play), Kirk Herbstreit (Color) & Sam Ponder (Sideline)

Oklahoma State

See also: 2016 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team

# 11 Oklahoma State Cowboys @ # 7 Oklahoma Sooners (Bedlam Series)– Game Summary
1 2 34Total
#11 Oklahoma State 3 14 3020
#7 Oklahoma 0 17 14738

at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma

  • Date: December 3, 2016
  • Game time: 11:35 a.m.
  • Game attendance: 87,527
  • Referee: Referee: Brad Van Vark, *Umpire: Michael Cooper, *Linesman: George Gusman, *Line Judge: Kelly Deterding, *Back Judge: Joel Wetzel, *Field Judge: Jason Ledet, *Side Judge: Gene Semko
  • TV announcers (FOX): Tim Brando (Play-By-Play), Spencer Tillman (Color) & Bruce Feldman (Sideline)

Auburn (Sugar Bowl)

Main article: 2017 Sugar Bowl

See also: 2016 Auburn Tigers football team

# 14 Auburn Tigers vs #7 Oklahoma Sooners  – Game summary
1 2 34Total
#14 Auburn 7 6 0619
#7 Oklahoma 0 14 14735

at Mercedes-Benz SuperdomeNew Orleans

  • Date: January 2, 2017
  • Game time: 7:50 p.m. CST
  • Game attendance: 54,077
  • Referee: Referee:John O'Neill* Umpire:Jim Shaw* Linesman:Tripp Sutter* Line Judge:John Quinn* Back Judge:Kevin Schwarzel* Field Judge:Terry Anderson* Side Judge:John Hayes
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Brent Musburger (play-by-play), Jesse Palmer (analyst), Kaylee Hartung (sideline reporter)

Rankings

Further information: 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
RV = Received votes.
Week
PollPre1234567891011121314Final
AP3141425RV2019161612987775
Coaches31314RVRV2220161511987773
CFPNot released14119897Not released

2017 NFL Draft

The 2017 NFL Draft was held in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia on April 27–29, 2017. The following Oklahoma players were either selected or signed as free agents following the draft.

Player Position Round Overall Pick NFL Team
Joe Mixon RB 2nd 48 Cincinnati Bengals
Dede Westbrook WR 4th 110 Jacksonville Jaguars
Samaje Perine RB 4th 114 Washington Redskins
Jordan Evans LB 6th 193 Cincinnati Bengals
Ahmad Thomas S Undrafted Oakland Raiders
Jordan Wade DT Undrafted Oakland Raiders
Charles Walker DT Undrafted New Orleans Saints
Geno Lewis WR Undrafted Cincinnati Bengals


References

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  2. ^ "2016 Oklahoma Sooners Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved January 6, 2016.
  3. ^ "Oklahoma vs Houston (Sep 3,2016)". University of Oklahoma Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. September 3, 2016. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
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