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Football Weather Delays

All games were delayed because of lightning except Boston College (see Notes). If you know of any other weather delays or postponements, please contact me.

Season Date Opponent Result When Length
2019 10/5 A Kansas W 45-20 Pregame 30 minutes
2017 10/21 A Kansas State W 42-35 Pregame 30-35 minutes
2014 11/22 H Kansas W 44-7 Pregame 1 hour 30 minutes
2013 10/26 H Texas Tech W 38-30 Pregame 1 hour 15 minutes
2011 10/22 H Texas Tech L 41-38 Pregame 1 hour 34 minutes
2008 8/30 H Chattanooga W 57-2 Halftime 1 hour 12 minutes
2002 9/14 H UTEP W 68-0 First quarter 51 minutes
1949 9/24 A Boston College W 46-0 Pregame 24 hours


  • The 1949 Boston College game was scheduled to be played the night of Friday September 23. But heavy rain while yard stripes were being added to Braves Field turned it into a "mudhole" according to Bud Wilkinson, so they agreed to move the game to Saturday night. According to notes in the Daily Oklahoman and Boston Globe, the postponement is believed to be the first due to rain or mud for Oklahoma.
  • According to a note in the Daily Oklahoman, the 2011 Texas Tech game was the third weather delay since Bob Stoops' first season (1999).