Published: August 17, 2008
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Bennie Owen
1905-1926

Year-by-year

1905: 7-7 1916: 6-5

1906: 5-2-2 1917: 6-4-1

1907: 4-4 1918: 6-0

1908: 8-1-1 1918: 6-0

1909: 6-4 1920: 6-0-1

1910: 4-2-1 1921: 5-3

1911: 8-0 1922: 2-3-3

1912: 5-4 1923: 3-5

1913: 6-2 1924: 2-5-1

1914 : 9-1-1 1925: 4-3-1

1915: 10-0 1926: 5-2-1

•Career record: 122-54-16

•About Owen: Owen lost his right arm in a hunting accident in 1907, but he continued to coach the football and basketball teams. He was one of the first coaches in the Southwest to use the forward pass and produced four undefeated seasons, including the 10-0 1915 Southwest Conference championship season.

•Signature game: In 1912, the Sooners beat Texas 21-6 in the rivalry's first Dallas meeting. Owen was the first Sooner coach to beat Texas, knocking off UT 2-0 in his first season.

Bud Wilkinson
1947-1963

Year-by-year (national titles in bold)

1947: 7-2-1 1956: 10-0

1948: 10-11957: 10-1

1949: 11-01958: 10-1

1950: 10-11959: 7-3

1951: 8-21960: 3-6-1

1952: 8-1-1 1961: 5-5

1953: 9-1-1 1962: 8-3

1954: 10-01963: 8-2

1955: 11-0

•Career record: 145-29-4

•About Wilkinson: After Jim Tatum left OU after only one season, Wilkinson was promoted to head coach.




Bennie Owen had a career record of 122-54-16 with the Sooners. The Oklahoman Archive

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