1979 Football Season

11-1 Overall (#3) | 7-0 in Big 8 (1st) | Barry Switzer


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Date   Opponent PF PA Attend OU: QB Rec Rk Opp: Rec Rk Conf Coach Season
9/15 H Iowa W 21 6 72,531 Watts 0-0 #3 0-1 NR Big Ten Fry 5-6 NR
9/22 H Tulsa W 49 13 72,451 Watts 1-0 #3 2-1 NR MVC Cooper 6-5 NR
9/29 A Rice W 63 21 30,442 Watts 2-0 #3 1-2 NR SWC Alborn 1-10 NR
10/6 H Colorado W 49 24 72,512 Watts 3-0 #3 1-3 NR Big 8 Fairbanks 3-8 NR
10/13 N Texas L 7 16 72,032 Watts 4-0 #3 3-0 #4 SWC Akers 9-3 #12
10/20 A Kansas State W 38 6 27,757 Watts 4-1 #8 -- NR Big 8 Dickey 3-8 NR
10/27 H Iowa State W 38 9 72,069 Watts 5-1 #7 -- NR Big 8 Duncan 3-8 NR
11/3 A Oklahoma State W 38 7 51,453 Watts 6-1 #7 -- NR Big 8 Johnson 7-4 NR
11/10 H Kansas W 38 0 71,882 Watts 7-1 #6 3-5 NR Big 8 Fambrough 3-8 NR
11/17 A Missouri W 24 22 69,973 Watts 8-1 #7 -- NR Big 8 Powers 7-5 NR
11/24 H Nebraska W 17 14 72,516 Watts 9-1 #8 10-0 #3 Big 8 Osborne 10-2 #9
1/1 N Florida State (Orange) W 24 7 66,714 Watts 10-1 #5 11-0 #4 Ind Bowden 11-1 #6
Totals 406 145 752,332 68-68
Averages 34 12 62,694 50.0%
Highs 63 24 72,531
Lows 7 0 27,757

Note: Starting QB research prior to the 2000s required some best guesses based on available win-loss data and/or game summaries. If you have proof of a different starter, or starters from 1958-67, 1951-54, or before 1949, please contact me.