1970 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1970 record4–7 (2–5 Big 8)
Head coachFloyd Gass (2nd season)
Home stadiumLewis Field
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →
1970 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Nebraska 7 0 0     11 0 1
#20 Oklahoma 5 2 0     7 4 1
Kansas State 5 2 0     6 5 0
Colorado 3 4 0     6 5 0
Missouri 3 4 0     5 6 0
Kansas 2 5 0     5 6 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Iowa State 1 6 0     5 6 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1970 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma State University in the Big Eight Conference during the 1970 NCAA University Division football season. In their second season under head coach Floyd Gass, the Cowboys compiled a 4–7 record (2–5 against conference opponents), tied for sixth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 337 to 215.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Bobby Cole with 685 rushing yards, Tony Pounds with 1,871 passing yards, and Hermann Eben with 937 receiving yards and 42 points scored.[3][4]

The team played its home games at Lewis Field in Stillwater, Oklahoma.[5]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 12at Mississippi State*L 13–14
September 19at No. 11 Arkansas*L 7–23
September 26No. 11 Houston*W 26–17
October 3No. 20 Missouri
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
L 20–40
October 10TCU*
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
W 34–20
October 24at No. 4 NebraskaL 31–65
October 31Kansas
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
W 19–7
November 7at Kansas StateL 15–28
November 14Colorado
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
L 6–30
November 21Iowa State
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
W 36–27
November 28at OklahomaL 6–66
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "1970 Oklahoma State Cowboys Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/oklahoma-state/1970-schedule.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  2. "Oklahoma State Cowboy Football 2016 Guide". Oklahoma State University. p. 173. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/okstate.com/documents/2016/8/1/2016_Oklahoma_State_Football_Guide.pdf. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  3. 2016 Football Guide, pp. 168, 170.
  4. "1970 Oklahoma State Cowboys Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/oklahoma-state/1970.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  5. 2016 Football Guide, pp. 217, 219.
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