19 Facts About Oklahoma Sooners


Oklahoma Sooners are the athletic teams that represent the University of Oklahoma, located in Norman.

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In 2002, the University of Oklahoma Sooners was ranked as the Third best college sports program in America by Sports Illustrated.

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University of Oklahoma Sooners was a charter member of the Southwest Athletic Conference during its formation in 1914.

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When combined with Blake Griffin's John Wooden Award and Sam Bradford's Heisman Trophy, Oklahoma Sooners became the second school to have a top winner in both basketball and football in the same year .

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Oklahoma Sooners has scored the most points in Division I-A football history despite the fact they have played over 60 fewer games than the second place school on that list.

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Oklahoma Sooners has more Butkus award winners than any other school.

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Also, under Sampson's watch, Oklahoma Sooners was placed under a three-year investigation by the NCAA for recruiting violations.

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Several Sooners have had successful amateur and professional careers after college: Charles Coe, Glen Day, Todd Hamilton, Anthony Kim, Andrew Magee, Craig Perks, Greg Turner, Grant Waite and Abraham Ancer .

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In 2015, the Oklahoma Sooners broke the NCAA scoring record in a duel meet against Michigan scoring 456.

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Oklahoma Sooners led OU to two national championships in 1977 and 1978.

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The Oklahoma Sooners have won 14 Big 12 conference titles, 8 regional championships, and five national championship titles .

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The Oklahoma Sooners have won seven individual titles in their history, with Kelly Garrison, Taylor Spears, Nicole Lehrmann, and Maggie Nichols claiming honors.

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In 2000, Oklahoma Sooners won its first Women's College World Series title by defeating perennial power UCLA.

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The 2016 Oklahoma Sooners won the program's third national title while starting four sophomores and four freshmen.

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The Oklahoma Sooners defeated the Seminoles in three games to win the program's fifth national title.

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The Oklahoma Sooners are considered a power in their own right and Bedlam matches draw big home crowds, with the Howard McCasland Field House being the home for Sooner Wrestling.

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Oklahoma Sooners's replacement was Lou Rosselli, a former assistant at Ohio State.

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Oklahoma Sooners plays college rugby in the Allied Rugby Conference of Division 1A.

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Oklahoma Sooners has participated several times in the Collegiate Rugby Championship, often matching up against rival Texas.

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