2016 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
Alamo Bowl champion
Alamo Bowl, W 38–8 vs. Colorado
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 11
APNo. 11
2016 record10–3 (7–2 Big 12)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorMike Yurcich (4th season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorGlenn Spencer (4th season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumBoone Pickens Stadium
(Capacity: 60,218)
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 State Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma State University in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Cowboys were led by 12th-year head coach Mike Gundy and played their home games at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Oklahoma. They competed as members of the Big 12 Conference.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 32:30 p.m.Southeastern Louisiana*No. 15FSNW 61–750,079
September 1011:00 a.m.Central Michigan*No. 14
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
FS1L 27–3052,523
September 172:30 p.m.Pittsburgh*No. 24
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
ESPNW 45–3853,514
September 246:30 p.m.at No. 12 BaylorNo. 20FOXL 24–3545,373
October 111:00 a.m.No. 21 Texas
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
ABCW 49–3153,468
October 82:30 p.m.Iowa StateNo. 23
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
ESPNUW 38–3153,239
October 2211:00 a.m.at KansasNo. 24FS1W 44–2026,262
October 2911:00 a.m.No. 11 West VirginiadaggerNo. 21
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK
FOXW 37–2059,584
November 52:30 p.m.at Kansas StateNo. 16ABC/ESPN2W 43–3752,450
November 122:30 p.m.Texas TechNo. 15
  • Boone Pickens Stadium
  • Stillwater, OK (rivalry)
FS1W 45–4454,288
November 1911:00 a.m.at TCUNo. 12FS1W 31–643,303
December 311:30 a.m.at No. 6 OklahomaNo. 10FOXL 20–3887,527
December 298:00 p.m.vs. No. 9 Colorado*No. 11ESPNW 38–859,815
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Central time
Schedule Source:[1]

Game summaries

Southeastern Louisiana

See also: 2016 Southeastern Louisiana Lions football team

1 2 3 4 Total
Lions 0 7 0 0 7
#21 Cowboys 28 3 21 9 61


Central Michigan

See also: 2016 Central Michigan Chippewas football team

1 2 3 4 Total
Chippewas 0 10 7 13 30
#22 Cowboys 14 3 3 7 27


Pittsburgh

See also: 2016 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 10 14 14 0 38
Cowboys 10 21 7 7 45


at Baylor

See also: 2016 Baylor Bears football team

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 7 7 10 0 24
#16 Bears 7 14 7 7 35


Texas

See also: 2016 Texas Longhorns football team

1 2 3 4 Total
#22 Longhorns 13 12 6 0 31
Cowboys 16 21 6 6 49


Iowa State

See also: 2016 Iowa State Cyclones football team

1 2 3 4 Total
Cyclones 3 14 14 0 31
Cowboys 7 7 7 17 38


at Kansas

See also: 2016 Kansas Jayhawks football team

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 7 10 17 10 44
Jayhawks 7 6 7 0 20


West Virginia

See also: 2016 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

1 2 3 4 Total
#10 Mountaineers 3 7 0 10 20
Cowboys 6 14 7 10 37


at Kansas State

See also: 2016 Kansas State Wildcats football team

1 2 3 4 Total
#22 Cowboys 7 14 7 15 43
Wildcats 13 3 14 7 37


Texas Tech

See also: 2016 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 7 21 7 9 44
#17 Cowboys 21 7 17 0 45


at TCU

See also: 2016 TCU Horned Frogs football team

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Cowboys 7 3 14 7 31
Horned Frogs 6 0 0 0 6


at Oklahoma

See also: 2016 Oklahoma Sooners football team and Bedlam Series

1 2 3 4 Total
#11 Cowboys 3 14 3 0 20
#7 Sooners 0 17 14 7 38


Colorado–Alamo Bowl

See also: 2016 Colorado Buffaloes football team and 2016 Alamo Bowl (December)

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Cowboys 3 14 14 7 38
#11 Buffaloes 0 0 0 8 8


Rankings

Further information: 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. т = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP 21 22 RV RV NR RV RV RV RV 22 17 13 10 11 13 11 
Coaches 19 17 RV RV NR RV RV RV RV 22 17 13 10 10 13 11 
CFP Not released 18 13 11 10 10 12 Not released

References

  1. ^ "2016 Oklahoma State Cowboys Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved February 15, 2016.