1948 Oklahoma A&M Cowboys football
MVC champion
ConferenceMissouri Valley Conference
1948 record6–4 (2–0 MVC)
Head coachJim Lookabaugh (10th season)
Home stadiumLewis Field
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Template:1948 Missouri Valley Conference football standings The 1948 Oklahoma A&M Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College (later renamed Oklahoma State University–Stillwater) in the Missouri Valley Conference during the 1948 college football season. In their 10th year under head coach Jim Lookabaugh, the Cowboys compiled a 6–4 record (2–0 against conference opponents), won the Missouri Valley championship, lost to William & Mary in the 1949 Delta Bowl, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 219 to 127.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included halfback Bob Meinert with 571 rushing yards, Jack Hartman with 469 passing yards and 31 points scored, and Bill Long with 234 receiving yards.[3]

Six Oklahoma A&M players received first-team All-Missouri Valley Conference honors in 1948: tackle Charles Shaw, guards Wayne Burrow and D. Meisenheimer, end William Long, and backs Bill Grimes and Bob Meinert.[4]

The team played its home games at Lewis Field in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

September 18at [[{{{school}}}|Wichita]]
W 27–14
September 25TCU*L 14–21
October 2Denver*
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
W 27–7
October 16at San Francisco*
W 27–20
October 23Temple*dagger
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
W 41–7
October 30at Kansas*L 7–13
November 6at TulsaW 19–0
November 20Kansas State*
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
W 42–6
November 27No. 6 Oklahoma*
L 15–19
January 1, 1949vs. No. 17 William & Mary*L 0–20
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "1948 Oklahoma State Cowboys Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/oklahoma-state/1948-schedule.html. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  2. "Oklahoma State Cowboy Football 2016 Guide". Oklahoma State University. p. 172. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/okstate.com/documents/2016/8/1/2016_Oklahoma_State_Football_Guide.pdf. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  3. 2016 Football Guide, pp. 168, 170.
  4. 2016 Football Guide, p. 155.
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