The Oklahoma Sooners are one of the crucial profitable packages within the historical past of faculty soccer. All-time they rank sixth in successful proportion at .726. Solely Boise State, Ohio State, Alabama, Notre Dame, and Michigan have a better all-time win proportion.
In it’s 125-year historical past, few packages can boast the quantity of success the Sooners have had. Over the course of faculty soccer’s existence, the Oklahoma Sooners have been one of the crucial recognizable names within the sport.
And because the workforce seems to be to be embarking on a brand new path down towards the Southeastern Convention, the Sooners will play some acquainted and unfamiliar groups.
With that, let’s check out the Oklahoma Sooners’ win totals in opposition to SEC members beginning with the least.
Mississippi State Bulldogs
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When these two groups line up within the SEC, it is going to be the primary assembly between the faculties of their historical past that reaches again to 1895.
South Carolina Gamecocks
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This matchup will maintain numerous intrigue when the 2 face off for the primary time with former assistant head coach Shane Beamer now the Head Coach for the South Carolina Gamecocks.
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Final Recreation: Georgia Bulldogs defeated Oklahoma 54-48 within the 2018 Rose Bowl.
Longest Win Streak: 1 for Georgia.
Largest Margin of Victory: 6 factors for Georgia in 2018.
After a primary half that noticed the Oklahoma Sooners bounce out to a 31-17 lead, the Bulldogs clawed their approach again into it, outscoring the Sooners 28-14 within the second half to ship it to additional time. Lincoln Riley’s conservative playcalling continued as he saved the ball out of Baker Mayfield’s arms within the additional time interval, calling nothing however run performs. The Sooners would fall within the second additional time after a Sony Michel 27-yard landing run on the second play of the sequence.
Ole Miss Rebels
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Final Recreation: Rebels win 27-25 in 1999 Independence Bowl
Longest Win Streak: 1 for the Rebels.
Largest Margin of Victory: 2 factors in Rebels win.
Bob Stoops’ first season with the Sooners helped jump-start a program that had gone simply 17-27 within the earlier 4 seasons below Howard Schellenberger and John Blake mixed. In Stoops’ first season he acquired the Sooners again to respectability ending tied for second within the Huge 12 South and with a berth within the Independence Bowl. Although that season wasn’t an amazing one in Stoops’ first 12 months, it offered a spring board for the Nationwide Championship season that may comply with.
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Final Recreation: 63-28 win for the Tigers within the 2019 Peach Bowl.
Longest Win Streak: 2 for the LSU Tigers
Largest Margin of Victory: 35 factors (LSU win in 2019 and Oklahoma win in 1950).
The final time these two groups performed, the Oklahoma Sooners ran right into a juggernaut of an offense. Joe Burrow, Tee Higgins, Ja’Marr Chase, and Clyde Edwards-Helaire placed on a clinic of their Peach Bowl matchup. It was one of many best single-season performances for an offense in faculty soccer historical past and a matchup the Sooners can be seeking to right the following time these two groups play.
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Final Recreation: Sooners win 55-20 in 2020 Cotton Bowl
Longest Win Streak: 1, at the moment for the Sooners.
Largest Margin of Victory: 35 factors for the Sooners within the 2020 Cotton Bowl.
The Florida Gators have the extra vital win with their 24-14 win within the 2009 BCS Nationwide Championship Recreation. The Sooners struggled in that one to get the ball in the long run zone regardless of gaining 25 first downs and placing up 369 whole yards of offense. The sport was tied early within the 4th quarter at 14 a bit after a Bradford landing go to Jermaine Gresham.
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Final Recreation: 1982. Sooners win 29-8.
Longest Win Streak: 2 for the Sooners.
Largest Margin of Victory: Sooners 22 level win in 1980.
If he is nonetheless the coach when the 2 groups lock horns for the primary time as convention mates, the Sooners will face Mark Stoops, brother of former Sooners’ head coach Bob Stoops. Mark has been the top coach of the Kentucky Wildcats since 2012.
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Final Recreation: Sooners win 25-23 in 1977
Longest Win Streak: 2 for the Sooners courting again to 1976.
Largest Margin of Victory: 21 factors in 1976.
Of their first matchup, the Sooners and the Commodores performed to a scoreless tie in 1933.
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Final Recreation: Sooners win 35-19 in 2017.
Longest Win Streak: 2 for the Sooners.
Largest Margin of Victory: 18 factors for the Sooners in 1972.
The final time these two groups performed the Sooners put collectively a robust defensive effort and an amazing all-around sport on offense to beat the Tigers within the Sugar Bowl. Baker Mayfield threw two touchdowns and Joe Mixon and Samaje Perine mixed for 177 yards speeding and three touchdowns within the blowout.
Alabama Crimson Tide
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Final Recreation: Alabama gained 45-34 within the 2018 Orange Bowl
Longest Win Streak: Oklahoma Sooners at 3. Final win, 2014.
Largest Margin of Victory: 17 for the Sooners in 1963.
The final time these two groups performed, the Oklahoma Sooners fell behind 21-0 within the first quarter. Although the ultimate rating of 45-31, it took a livid comeback effort by Kyler Murray and the Sooners to get to that time. The Sooners may by no means get the rating inside 11 factors in that sport and Alabama went on to win.
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Final Recreation: Sooners win 31-24 in 2015.
Longest Win Streak: 3 for the Oklahoma Sooners courting again to 1968.
Largest Margin of Victory: 24 factors in 2014.
So far as non-conference matchups, this sequence with the Volunteers introduced numerous warmth. Each fan bases have been fired up for the matchup between conventional powerhouses. After blowing out the Volunteers at house in 2014, the Sooners fell behind 17-3 getting into the fourth quarter in Knoxville. Baker Mayfield led the Sooners to 14 unanswered factors to tie the sport and ship it to additional time. Oklahoma gained it within the second additional time on an 18-yard landing go from Baker Mayfield to Sterling Shepard. With Josh Heupel on the helm and the tense historical past between the brand new Volunteers head coach and the Oklahoma Sooners, this sport has the potential to turn out to be a brand new rivalry for the Sooners.
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Final Recreation: 10-3 in 2002
Longest Win Streak: 3 for the Sooners. 1914-1916
Largest Margin of Victory: 103-0 for the Sooners in 1918.
Contemplating their shut proximity, you’d determine these two groups would have performed extra than simply 15 instances of their greater than 120 years of taking part in faculty soccer. With an Oklahoma transfer to the SEC, the Oklahoma-Arkansas border battle can begin in earnest. Whether or not as divisional or cross-divisional foes, this matchup can be numerous enjoyable for the 2 states even when Oklahoma at the moment has the sting on paper.
Texas A&M Aggies
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Final Recreation: Aggies win 41-13 in 2013
Longest Win Streak: 7 for the Sooners from 2003-2009
Largest Margin of Victory: 77 factors for the Sooners again in 2003.
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Final Recreation: Sooners win 38-28 in 2011.
Longest Win Streak: 14 for the Sooners from 1946-1959.
Largest Margin of Victory: 77 factors for the Sooners in 1986.
A transfer to the SEC additionally means a return to a rivalry that dates again to their first matchup in 1902. Their 91 matchups are by far essentially the most for Oklahoma with any present SEC member. Although the Sooners and the Tigers weren’t pure rivals, the video games they performed within the Huge 12 held numerous that means, particularly in the course of the Chase Daniels-era.