FANDOM


1973 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1973 record5–4–2 (2–3–2 Big 8)
Head coachJim Stanley (1st season)
Home stadiumLewis Field
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Oklahoma 7 0 0     10 0 1
#7 Nebraska 4 2 1     9 2 1
#18 Kansas 4 2 1     7 4 1
#17 Missouri 3 4 0     8 4 0
Oklahoma State 2 3 2     5 4 2
Colorado 2 5 0     5 6 0
Kansas State 2 5 0     5 6 0
Iowa State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1973 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma State University in the Big Eight Conference during the 1973 NCAA Division I football season. In their first season under head coach Jim Stanley, the Cowboys compiled a 5–4–2 record (2–3–2 against conference opponents), finished in fifth place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 303 to 186.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Brent Blackman with 809 rushing yards and 602 passing yards and Reuben Gant with 447 receiving yards.[3][4]

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

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResult
September 15Texas–Arlington*W 56–7
September 22at Arkansas*No. 17ABCW 38–6
September 29Southern Illinois*No. 12
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
W 70–7
October 6Texas Tech*No. 11
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK (rivalry)
L 7–20
October 20at No. 7 MissouriL 9–13
October 27No. 10 Nebraska
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
T 17–17
November 3at KansasT 10–10
November 10Kansas State
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
W 28–9
November 17at ColoradoW 38–24
November 24at Iowa StateNo. 18L 12–28
December 1No. 2 Oklahoma
L 18–45
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1973 Oklahoma State Cowboys Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/oklahoma-state/1973-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. "1973 Oklahoma State Cowboys Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/oklahoma-state/1973.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  5. 2016 Football Guide, pp. 217, 219.
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.