In 1997 OU blocked 3 kicks vs. Syracuse and De’Mond Parker ran for 239 yards in 36-34 win.

Quentin Griffin ran for a season-opener record 237 yards on 17 carries in ’02 vs. Tulsa.

Today in Oklahoma Football History

No. 1 OU defeated North Texas 69-14. OU had 6 TDs in the 1st half, including 4 in the 1st quarter in 1987.

Happy Birthday Mark Hutson, 2-time All-American. Played in NFL with Cowboys and is TE coach with Raiders.

Today in Oklahoma Football History

In ’67 OU 1st year Head Coach Chuck Fairbanks opened camp with 99 players. OU went 10-1, winning Big 8 and Orange Bowl.

RB Elvis Peacock scored 3 touchdowns in the first scrimmage of the ’74 season. He totaled 2,100+ yards and 31 career TDs.

Today in Oklahoma Football History

OU’s earliest season opener ever played was on this date at Northwestern in 1997.

Happy Birthday Juaquin Iglesias, 1 of 4 Sooners to have 200 career receptions. Drafted in the third round in 2009 by the Chicago Bears 

Today in Oklahoma Football History

Happy Birthday Dale Arbuckle, born in 1903 and lived to be 102. Played for head coach Bennie Owen.

Today in OU History – Happy Birthday Billy Brooks, 1975 All-American, averaging 25 yards per catch. First round pick in ’76 draft.