OU football: A look at the Sooners' alternate uniforms under Bob Stoops

by Ryan Aber Modified: July 1, 2014 at 4:47 pm •  Published: July 1, 2014
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NORMAN — Oklahoma will wear alternate uniforms for the fourth time in the Bob Stoops area this season. The others have been one-off sets while this year the Sooners will have a true alternate uniform option to use occasionally.

Here’s a look at the three other times the Sooners wore different uniforms than their traditional ones:

AUGUST 29, 2003 VS. NORTH TEXAS

The look: OU wore throwback modeled after the look worn by Bud Wilkinson’s dominant teams of the 1950s. The Sooners wore white helmets with a crimson stripe, crimson jerseys with white sleeve stripes and smaller numbers.

The game: Oklahoma rolled past the Mean Green 37-3 at home in the season opener. Eventual Heisman Trophy winner Jason White threw for three touchdowns.

NOVEMBER 21, 2009 AT TEXAS TECH

The look: The Sooners wore all-white Nike Pro Combat uniforms with white helmets with a crimson stripe, a nod to the Wilkinson era.

The game: The Red Raiders routed OU 41-13, holding the Sooners to 48 rushing yards and intercepting Landy Jones twice.

OCTOBER 12, 2013 VS. TEXAS

The look: OU, wearing its away whites, wore a gold-tinged version of their traditional road uniforms. The numbers were outlined in gold and a Red River Rivalry patch and the Nike logo, as well as the OU logo on the collar, were all gold.

The game: The Sooners were heavy favorite coming in but Texas jumped ahead early and the Longhorns won handily, 36-20. Texas took advantage of two interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown.

by Ryan Aber
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Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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