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1979 University of Oklahoma Sooners

University of Oklahoma, Iowa Hawkeyes, Tulsa Golden Hurricane, Proof, Colorado Buffaloes, Iowa State Cyclones, Kansas Jayhawks, Nebraska Cornhuskers
1979 University of Oklahoma Sooners (Proof)
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1979 University of Oklahoma Sooners Season ticket sheet, (Proof) (44 available)
Vs: Iowa Hawkeyes, Tulsa Golden Hurricane, Colorado Buffaloes, Iowa state Cyclones, Kansas Jayhawks, Nebraska Cornhuskers.
Seating has not been printed on these.
Gate entrance may very from photo. (I have Several sheets)
Perfect for Framing and or Gifting to your Favorite University of Oklahoma Sooners fan/Collector


The 1979 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the college football 1979 NCAA Division I-A season. Oklahoma Sooners football participated in the former Big Eight Conference at that time and played its home games in Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium where it has played its home games since 1923.[1] The team posted an 11–1 overall record and a 7–0 conference record to earn the Conference title outright under head coach Barry Switzer who took the helm in 1973.[2][3] This was Switzer's seventh conference title and fourth undefeated conference record in seven seasons.[2]

The team was led by All-Americans Billy Sims and George Cumby.[4][5] After winning the conference title outright, it earned a trip to the Orange Bowl for a bout with Florida State. During the season, it faced three different ranked opponents (In order, #4 Texas, #3 Nebraska and #4 Florida State). All three of these opponents finished the season ranked. It endured its only defeat of the season against Texas in the Red River Shootout.[3] The Sooners started the season with a four consecutive wins before losing to Texas and then won their remaining seven games.[3] Sims and J.C. Watts both posted for 100-yard games in the Orange Bowl.[6]

Sims led the nation in scoring with 138 points (based on per game average of 12.0, which includes 132 in 11 games).[7] Sims led the team in rushing with 1670 yards, Watts led the team in passing with 821 yards, Freddie Nixon led the team in receiving with 293 yards, Cumby led the team with 160 tackles and Bud Hebert posted 4 interceptions.[8] Billy Sims set numerous Oklahoma offensive records that still stand including career 200-yard games, single-season rushing touchdowns (tied)

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