Oklahoma Sooners College Football Tickets Available

Written by admin on December 15th, 2010

The Oklahoma Sooners represent the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma. All teams in the Oklahoma University are given the nickname ?Sooners? which came from the name given to the people who participated in the land rushes that opened in the Oklahoma Indian Territory. This land rushes was opened to non-natives who illegally claimed choice land by coming early before the legal time of entry. This is why they were called ?sooners?. The Sooners first played football in 1895. The Sooners home stadium is the Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and the field name is Owen Field in honor of Bennie Owen. The official mascot of the team is Sooner Schooner. The current coach of the team is Bob Stoops who was with the team when they earned their mmost recent title in 2000, the Orange Bowl title.

Championships and Important Moments:

The Sooners have been playing football even before Oklahoma became a state. Constant accomplishment through time has been the tradition of the Oklahoma football team. They have a very successful legacy and have won numerous awards and titles. They won 7 National Championships. These are in 1950, 1955, 1956, 1974, 1975, 1985 and 2000. They have claimed national championships than any other Big 12 program. They have 41 Conference Titles, the last of which is in 2007. The team have 5 Big 12 Conference Titles and 6 Big 12 South Division Titles. The Big 12 conference were won in 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2007 and the south division titles were won in years 2000, 20002, 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2007. They had 41 bowl appearances and an all-time bowl record of 24-16-1. The team won 7 Associated Press National Championships. With all these titles and awards, they have become the most decorated football team in the Big 12. The Sooners players have also won numerous awards such as 144 All-Americans, 4 Heisman trophies, 5 Outland trophies, 3 Lombardi awards, 18 college football Hall of Fame, 2 Pro football Hall of Fame, and many more.

Quarterbacks in the current Roster:

— John Nimmo ? Ben Sherrard ? Landry Jones ? Sam Bradford ? Joey Halzle

Oklahoma Sooners Recent News:

The Oklahoma Sooners is set to play with Texas Tech on November 22, 2008 at 7:00p.m at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman. The winner has a big chance of winning the Big 12 South title. Next week’s match could also be a big factor in the heisman race. Sam Bradford, Oklahoma Sooners’ quarteback is currently in the running for the trophy, along with Texas Tech’s Graham Harell and Colt McCoy. Oklahoma University has a record 9-1 overall and 5-1 Big 12. They spent this week preparing for Texas Tech. Coach Bob Stoops said about the upcoming game with Texas Tech that they have to make sure that they get a lot of work in this week to be as familiar as can be with them, while still healing up and get some fresh legs as they go in the last two games.

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