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1974 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
Fiesta Bowl champion
Fiesta Bowl, W vs. BYU 16–6
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1974 record7–5 (4–3 Big 8)
Head coachJim Stanley (2nd season)
Home stadiumLewis Field
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Oklahoma 7 0 0     11 0 0
#9 Nebraska 5 2 0     9 3 0
Missouri 5 2 0     7 4 0
Oklahoma State 4 3 0     7 5 0
Colorado 3 4 0     5 6 0
Iowa State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas 1 6 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     4 7 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1974 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma State University in the Big Eight Conference during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. In their second season under head coach Jim Stanley, the Cowboys compiled a 7–5 record (4–3 against conference opponents), finished in fourth place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 262 to 183.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included George Palmer with 516 rushing yards, Charlie Weatherbie with 622 passing yards, and Gerald Bain with 336 receiving yards.[3][4]

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

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResult
September 14Wichita State*W 59–0
September 21at No. 10 Arkansas*W 26–7
September 28at Baylor*No. 12L 14–31
October 5at No. 10 Texas Tech*L 13–14
October 19Missouri
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
W 31–7
October 26at No. 9 NebraskaL 3–7
November 2Kansas
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
W 24–13
November 9at Kansas StateNo. 17W 29–5
November 16ColoradoNo. 18
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
ABCL 20–37
November 23Iowa State
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
W 14–12
November 30at No. 1 OklahomaL 13–44
December 28vs. No. 17 BYU*NBCW 16–6
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

RosterEdit

  • QB Charlie Weatherbie, Soph.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1974 Oklahoma State Cowboys Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/oklahoma-state/1974-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. "1974 Oklahoma State Cowboys Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/oklahoma-state/1974.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  5. 2016 Football Guide, pp. 217, 219.
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