|1951 Oklahoma A&M Cowboys football|
|Conference||Missouri Valley Conference|
|1951 record||3–7 (3–2 MVC)|
|Head coach||Jennings B. Whitworth (2nd season)|
|Home stadium||Lewis Field|
|1951 Missouri Valley Conference football standings|
|Rankings from AP Poll|
The 1951 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 1951 college football season. In their second season under head coach Whitworth, the Cowboys compiled a 3–7 record (3–2 against conference opponents), finished in third place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 251 to 168.
On offense, the 1951 team averaged 16.8 points, 171.0 rushing yards, and 159.7 passing yards per game. On defense, the team allowed an average of 25.1 points, 213.8 rushing yards and 131.4 passing yards per game. The team's statistical leaders included Ron Bennett with 385 rushing yards, Don Babers with 1,352 passing yards, George Wooden with 502 receiving yards, Roy Seeman with 48 points scored, and Bill Bredde with six interceptions.
End George Wooden received first-team All-Missouri Valley Conference honors.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 22||Arkansas||L 7–42|
|September 29||at Missouri||L 26–27|
|October 5||at Washington State||L 13–27|
|October 13||Wichita State||W 43–0|
|October 20||Drake||W 27–14|
|October 26||at Detroit||W 20–7|
|November 3||Tulsa||L 7–35|
|November 17||Kansas||L 12–27|
|November 24||at Houston||L 7–31|
|December 1||at Oklahoma||L 6–41|
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "1951 Oklahoma State Cowboys Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/oklahoma-state/1951-schedule.html. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
- "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.
- 2016 Football Guide, p. 138.
- 2016 Football Guide, p. 140.
- 2016 Football Guide, pp. 168, 170.
- 2016 Football Guide, p. 155.
- 2016 Football Guide, pp. 217, 219.