Echoes of Oklahoma Sooners Football (Echoes of…) by Mark (ed.) Stallard,Steve Owens

By Mark (ed.) Stallard,Steve Owens

With a proud culture courting again to 1895, a global following of rabid, committed lovers and an ever-growing record of nationwide championships, Oklahoma Sooners soccer is among the such a lot elite courses in collegiate activities. through the years, the gamers who've worn the general crimson helmet and jerseys, the coaches who've led them into conflict, and the video games within which they participated have formed the game that thousands of enthusiasts take pleasure in at the present time. Oklahoma received its first convention championship in 1915 and nabbed its fortieth and most up-to-date one in 2006 on its strategy to one more BCS bowl online game. The Sooners have gained seven nationwide championships—1950, 1953, and 1956 lower than the mythical Bud Wilkinson; 1974, 1975, and 1985 lower than Barry Switzer; and 2000 below present trainer Bob Stoops, who has a occupation won-lost list of 86-19. The checklist of significant avid gamers who've performed for Oklahoma is lengthy and storied, and comprises Heisman Trophy winners Billy Vessels, Steve Owens, Billy Sims and Jason White. different OU greats comprise Claude Reeds, Jack Mitchell, Jack Mildren, Greg Pruitt, Thomas Lott, Brian Bosworth and Adrian Peterson. those coaches, gamers and so much memorable moments in Oklahoma historical past were colorfully documented by way of sportswriters round the usa for nearly a century. Echoes of Oklahoma soccer is a nostalgic compilation of characteristic articles, profiles, video games tales and different examples of the simplest activities writing ever dedicated to the Sooners.

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