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1977 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1977 record4–7 (2–5 Big 8)
Head coachJim Stanley (5th season)
Home stadiumLewis Field
(Capacity: 50,440)
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Oklahoma 7 0 0     10 2 0
Iowa State 5 2 0     8 4 0
#12 Nebraska 5 2 0     9 3 0
Colorado 3 3 1     7 3 1
Missouri 3 4 0     4 7 0
Kansas 2 4 1     4 6 1
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma State University in the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. This was the 77th year of football at OSU and the fifth under Jim Stanley. The Cowboys played their home games at Lewis Field in Stillwater, Oklahoma. They finished the season 4–7, and 2–5 in the Big Eight Conference.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 11Tulsa*No. 20W 33–21
September 18vs. Arkansas*No. 15L 6–28
September 24UTEP*
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
W 54–0
October 1Florida State*
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
L 17–25
October 8at No. 6 ColoradoL 13–29
October 15Kansas State
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
W 21–14
October 22at KansasW 21–0
October 29No. 12 Nebraska
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
L 14–31
November 5No. 3 Oklahoma
L 28–61
November 12MissouriL 14–41
November 19at Iowa StateL 13–21
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

RosterEdit

1977 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 43 Miller, TerryTerry Miller Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

After the seasonEdit

The 1978 NFL Draft took place on May 2–3, 1978 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. The following Oklahoma State players were selected during the draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Team
Terry Miller RB 1st 5 Buffalo Bills
Milton Hardaway T 2nd 41 San Diego Chargers
Daria Butler LB 12th 320 Atlanta Falcons
[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

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