By Mark (ed.) Stallard,Steve Owens

With a proud culture courting again to 1895, a world following of rabid, dedicated lovers and an ever-growing record of nationwide championships, Oklahoma Sooners soccer is likely one of the so much elite courses in collegiate activities. through the years, the gamers who've worn the primary pink helmet and jerseys, the coaches who've led them into conflict, and the video games within which they participated have formed the game that hundreds of thousands of lovers take pleasure in this present day. Oklahoma gained its first convention championship in 1915 and nabbed its fortieth and most up-to-date one in 2006 on its strategy to yet one more BCS bowl video game. The Sooners have received seven nationwide championships—1950, 1953, and 1956 below the mythical Bud Wilkinson; 1974, 1975, and 1985 below Barry Switzer; and 2000 lower than present trainer Bob Stoops, who has a occupation won-lost checklist of 86-19. The record of serious avid gamers who've performed for Oklahoma is lengthy and storied, and contains Heisman Trophy winners Billy Vessels, Steve Owens, Billy Sims and Jason White. different OU greats comprise Claude Reeds, Jack Mitchell, Jack Mildren, Greg Pruitt, Thomas Lott, Brian Bosworth and Adrian Peterson. those coaches, gamers and so much memorable moments in Oklahoma background were colorfully documented via sportswriters round the usa for nearly a century. Echoes of Oklahoma soccer is a nostalgic compilation of characteristic articles, profiles, video games tales and different examples of the simplest activities writing ever dedicated to the Sooners.

Show description

Read or Download Echoes of Oklahoma Sooners Football (Echoes of…) PDF

Similar history of sports books

Download e-book for kindle: Bowling Green Stock Car Racing (Images of Sports) by Larry Upton,Jonathan Jeffrey

Bowling eco-friendly grew to become town of velocity instantly after global conflict II as the United States started its love affair with the auto. inventory automobile racing took the town through typhoon in its inaugural season of 1951, drawing crowds of as much as 7,000 in a urban of in basic terms 18,000. quickly thereafter, the town attracted the Chevrolet Corvette meeting plant by way of the nationwide Corvette Museum.

Download e-book for kindle: Blood, Sweat, and Cheers: Sport and the Making of Modern by Colin Howell

Blood, Sweat, and Cheers seems to be on the contribution of game to the making of the Canadian kingdom, targeting the slow transition from rural carrying practices to the emphasis on modern crew activities that followed the economic and concrete transition. The publication additionally analyzes sport's pre-eminent position in our modern consumer-oriented tradition, and the occasionally ambivalent contribution of activity to a feeling of Canadian identification.

Read e-book online Going to the Dogs: Greyhound Racing, Animal Activism, and PDF

North American Society for recreation heritage booklet AwardIn the Nineteen Seventies sitcom The strange Couple, Felix and Oscar argue over a racing greyhound that Oscar gained in a raffle. Animal lover Felix desires to hold the puppy as a puppy; playing fanatic Oscar desires to race it. This difficulty relatively displays America's perspective towards greyhound racing.

New PDF release: The First Major: The Inside Story of the 2016 Ryder Cup

From the number one ny instances bestselling writer of an outstanding stroll Spoiled, a dramatic chronicle of the bitterly-fought 2016 Ryder Cup pitting a U. S. crew out for revenge opposed to the Europeans decided to maintain the Cup out of yank fingers. entering 2016, the american citizens had misplaced an stunning six out of the final seven Ryder Cup fits, and tensions have been working excessive for the showdown that came about in October, 2016 in Hazeltine, Minnesota, simply days after American legend Arnold Palmer had died.

Additional resources for Echoes of Oklahoma Sooners Football (Echoes of…)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.78 of 5 – based on 9 votes