2004 Oklahoma Sooners football team

The 2004 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season, the 110th season of Sooner football. The team was led by two-time Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award winner, Bob Stoops, in his sixth season as head coach. They played their home games at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. They were a charter member of the Big 12 conference.

Conference play began with a win over the Texas Tech Red Raiders in Norman on October 2, and ended with a win over the Colorado Buffaloes in the Big 12 Championship Game on December 4. The Sooners finished the regular season 12–0 (9–0 in Big 12) while winning their third Big 12 title and their 39th conference title overall. They were invited to the 2005 Orange Bowl, which served as the BCS National Championship Game that year, where they lost to the USC Trojans, 19–55. USC was later forced to vacate this win because of the ineligibility of Reggie Bush, but Oklahoma still counts it as a loss.

Following the season, Jammal Brown was selected 13th overall and Mark Clayton 22nd in the 2005 NFL Draft, along with Brodney Pool, Mark Bradley and Dan Cody in the 2nd round, Brandon Jones in the 3rd, Antonio Perkins in the 4th, Donte Nicholson, Mike Hawkins and Lance Mitchell in the 5th, and Wes Sims in the 6th. This total number of 11 stands as the most Sooners taken in the NFL Draft in the 16 years of the Stoops era.

2004 Oklahoma Sooners football
Oklahoma Sooners logo
Big 12 champion
Big 12 South Division champion
Orange Bowl (BCS NCG), L 19–55 vs. USC
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
South
Ranking
CoachesNo. 3
APNo. 3
2004 record12–1 (8–0 Big 12)
Head coachBob Stoops (6th season)
Co-offensive coordinatorChuck Long (3rd season)
Co-offensive coordinatorKevin Wilson (3rd season)
Co-defensive coordinatorBrent Venables (6th season)
Co-defensive coordinatorBo Pelini (1st season)
Home stadiumGaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 82,112)
2004 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
Colorado xy   4 4         8 5  
Iowa State x   4 4         7 5  
Missouri   3 5         5 6  
Nebraska   3 5         5 6  
Kansas   2 6         4 7  
Kansas State   2 6         4 7  
Southern Division
No. 3 Oklahoma xy$   8 0         12 1  
No. 5 Texas %   7 1         11 1  
No. 18 Texas Tech   5 3         8 4  
Texas A&M   5 3         7 5  
Oklahoma State   4 4         7 5  
Baylor   1 7         3 8  
Championship: Oklahoma 42, Colorado 3
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 411:00 a.m.Bowling Green*No. 2ABCW 40–2484,319[1]
September 116:00 p.m.Houston*No. 2
  • Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
TBSW 63–1384,280[1]
September 182:30 p.m.Oregon*No. 2
  • Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
ABCW 31–784,574[1]
October 211:30 a.m.Texas TechNo. 2
  • Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
FSNW 28–1384,580[1]
October 911:00 a.m.vs. No. 5 TexasNo. 2ABCW 12–079,587[1]
October 1611:00 a.m.at Kansas StateNo. 2ABCW 31–2152,310[1]
October 2311:30 a.m.KansasdaggerNo. 2
  • Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
FSNW 41–1084,520[1]
October 3011:00 a.m.at No. 20 Oklahoma StateNo. 2ABCW 38–3548,837[1]
November 62:30 p.m.at No. 22 Texas A&MNo. 2ABCW 42–3581,125[1]
November 136:00 p.m.NebraskaNo. 2
  • Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK (rivalry)
FSNW 30–384,916[1]
November 2011:00 a.m.at BaylorNo. 2FSNW 35–032,182[1]
December 47:00 p.m.vs. ColoradoNo. 2ABCW 42–362,130[1]
January 4, 20057:00 p.m.vs. No. 1 USC*No. 2ABCL 19–5577,912[1]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

Note: The NCAA forced USC to vacate their Orange Bowl victory due to an eligibility issue, however, Oklahoma still counts it as a loss.

Roster

(as of April 3, 2019)[2]

Wide Receivers

  • 27 Garrett Bothun – Sophomore
  • 1 Mark Bradley – Senior
  • 19 Quentin Chaney – Freshman
  • 9 Mark Clayton – Senior (C)
  • 26 Ataleo Ford – Senior
  • 11 Lendy Holmes – Freshman
  • 81 Brandon Jones – Senior
  • 29 Will Peoples – Senior
  • 3 Jejuan Rankins – Junior
  • 5 David Robinson – Freshman
  • 33 Fred Strong – Freshman
  • 32 Sadiki Wilson – Senior
  • 4 Travis Wilson – Junior

Offensive Line

  • 55 Jammal Brown – Senior
  • 52 Chris Bush – Junior
  • 50 Vince Carter – Senior (C)
  • 70 Kelvin Chaisson – Junior
  • 64 Chris Chester – Junior
  • 73 John Flynn – Senior
  • 72 Randy Garibay – Senior
  • 67 Michael Hallock – Junior
  • 77 Davin Joseph – Junior
  • 66 Randy McAdams – Freshman
  • 79 Chris Messner – Sophomore
  • 69 Akim Millington – Freshman
  • 63 J.D. Quinn – Freshman
  • 59 Brett Rayl – Junior
  • 75 Antonn Reid – Freshman
  • 65 Aaron Rothenberg – Sophomore
  • 71 Cameron Schacht – Freshman
  • 60 Wes Sims – Senior

Tight Ends

  • 85 Joe Jon Finley – Freshman
  • 89 James Moses – Senior
  • 88 Willie Roberts – Junior
 

Quarterbacks

  • 7 Rhett Bomar – Freshman
  • 15 Tommy Grady – Freshman
  • 12 Paul Thompson – Junior
  • 18 Jason White – Senior (C)
  • 8 Lee Blankenship – Freshman

Fullbacks

  • 38 J.D. Runnels – Junior
  • 39 Dan Townsend – Sophomore
  • 40 Dane Zaslaw – Freshman

Running Backs

  • 2 Tashard Choice – Freshman
  • 21 Jacob Gutierrez – Freshman
  • 35 Donta Hickson – Junior
  • 20 Kejuan Jones – Junior
  • 28 Adrian Peterson – Freshman
  • 30 Courtney Tennial – Freshman
  • 25 D.J. Wolfe – Freshman

Defensive Line

  • 97 Cory Bennett – Freshman
  • 92 Larry Birdine – Sophomore
  • 80 Dan Cody – Senior (C)
  • 86 Alan Davis – Freshman
  • 91 Alonzo Dotson – Freshman
  • 45 Jordan Greene – Junior
  • 95 Grant Hulsey – Senior
  • 49 Jonathan Jackson – Senior
  • 82 Laenar Nixon – Sophomore
  • 99 Vershon Sublet – Senior
  • 58 Calvin Thibodeaux – Junior
  • 98 John Williams – Freshman
  • 90 Steven Coleman – Freshman
  • 74 Lawrence Dampeer – Freshman
  • 94 Dusty Dvoracek – Senior
  • 96 Lynn McGruder – Senior
  • 93 Remi Ayodele – Junior
  • 68 Carl Pendleton – Freshman
 

Linebackers

  • 42 Rufus Alexander – Sophomore
  • 48 Gayron Allen – Senior
  • 16 Lewis Baker – Sophomore
  • 15 Wayne Chambers – Junior
  • 36 Russell Dennison – Junior
  • 44 Clint Ingram – Junior
  • 46 Zach Latimer – Sophomore
  • 10 Lance Mitchell – Senior (C)
  • 51 Demarrio Pleasant – Freshman

Defensive backs

  • 5 Brandon Shelby – Senior
  • 13 Eric Bassey – Junior
  • 31 Tony Cade – Freshman
  • 6 Jason Carter – Sophomore
  • 30 Dan Dixon – Junior
  • 26 R.J. Harris – Freshman
  • 17 Tyler Lippe – Sophomore
  • 27 Jacob Luna – Junior
  • 8 Donte Nicholson – Senior
  • 22 Chijioke Onyenegecha – Junior
  • 28 Antonio Perkins – Senior
  • 21 Jowahn Poteat – Junior
  • 25 Darren Stephens – Senior
  • 43 Joseph Stroud – Freshman
  • 24 Marcus Walker – Freshman
  • 68 Jacob Rice – Junior
  • 14 Brett Bowers – Freshman
  • 23 Brodney Pool – Junior
  • 41 Darien Williams – Freshman

Punters

  • 87 Blake Ferguson – Senior
  • 17 Cody Freeby – Freshman

Kickers

  • 83 Trey DiCarlo – Junior
  • 32 Garrett Hartley – Freshman

Additional

  • Justen Chilcoat – "Freshman"
  • Russell English – "Freshman"
  • Hays McEachern – "Freshman"
  • Ryan McGrath – "Freshman"
  • Michael Ratcliff – "Freshman"
A (C) indicates a captain (named before each game in 1982, and 1995 through 1998).

Coaching staff

Name Position
Bob Stoops Head Coach
Brent Venables Associate Head Coach
Co-Defensive Coordinator
Linebackers
Bobby Jack Wright Assistant Head Coach
Defensive Ends
Special Teams
Recruiting Coordinator
Chuck Long Offensive Coordinator
Quarterbacks
Bo Pelini Co-Defensive Coordinator
Secondary
Kevin Wilson Co-Offensive Coordinator
Offensive Line
Run Game Coordinator
Cale Gundy Running Backs
Jackie Shipp Defensive Line
Kevin Sumlin Tight Ends
Darrell Wyatt Wide Receivers

Source:[3]

Game summaries

Bowling Green

Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting
Bowling Green Falcons at #2 Oklahoma Sooners
1 234Total
Bowling Green 7 3014 24
#2 Oklahoma 7 17133 40

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Houston

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 1981 W 40–14
Houston Cougars at #2 Oklahoma Sooners
1 234Total
Houston 7 006 13
#2 Oklahoma 21 2877 63

Oregon

Overall record Last meeting Result
4–0 1975 W 62–7
Oregon Ducks at #2 Oklahoma Sooners
1 234Total
Oregon 0 070 7
#2 Oklahoma 0 10147 31

Statistics

Texas Tech

Overall record Last meeting Result
9–2 2003 W 56–25
Texas Tech Red Raiders at #2 Oklahoma Sooners
1 234Total
Texas Tech 0 337 13
#2 Oklahoma 7 777 28

Texas

Overall record Last meeting Result
38–55-5 2003 W 65–13
#5 Texas Longhorns vs. #2 Oklahoma Sooners
1 234Total
#5 Texas 0 000 0
#2 Oklahoma 0 336 12

Kansas State

Overall record Last meeting Result
66–17-4 2003 L 7–35
#2 Oklahoma Sooners at Kansas State Wildcats
1 234Total
#2 Oklahoma 7 1077 31
Kansas State 7 770 21

Kansas

Overall record Last meeting Result
64–27–6 2001 W 38–10
Kansas Jayhawks at #2 Oklahoma Sooners
1 234Total
Kansas 0 1000 10
#2 Oklahoma 0 141413 41

Oklahoma State

Overall record Last meeting Result
75–16–7 2003 W 52–9
#2 Oklahoma Sooners at #20 Oklahoma State Cowboys
1 234Total
#2 Oklahoma 7 14143 38
#20 Oklahoma State 0 14147 35

Texas A&M

Overall record Last meeting Result
12–10 2003 W 77–0
#2 Oklahoma Sooners at #22 Texas A&M Aggies
1 234Total
#2 Oklahoma 7 14147 42
#22 Texas A&M 14 1407 35

Nebraska

Overall record Last meeting Result
40–37-3 2001 L 10–21
Nebraska Cornhuskers at #2 Oklahoma Sooners
1 234Total
Nebraska 0 003 3
#2 Oklahoma 3 2070 30

Baylor

Overall record Last meeting Result
13–0 2003 W 41–3
#2 Oklahoma Sooners at Baylor Bears
1 234Total
#2 Oklahoma 7 7147 35
Baylor 0 000 0

Colorado (Big 12 Championship Game)

Overall record Last meeting Result
37–16–2 2003 W 34–20
Colorado Buffaloes vs. #2 Oklahoma Sooners
1 234Total
Colorado 0 030 3
#2 Oklahoma 14 1477 42

USC (Orange Bowl)

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–5–1 1992 L 10–20
#2 Oklahoma Sooners vs. #1 USC Trojans
1 234Total
#2 Oklahoma 7 309 19
#1 USC 14 24107 55

Statistics

Team

OU Opp
Points per Game 34.8 16.8
First Downs 310 203
  Rushing 147 75
  Passing 144 110
  Penalty 19 18
Rushing Yardage 2,709 1,230
  Rushing Attempts 565 402
  Avg per Rush 4.8 3.1
  Avg per Game 208.4 94.6
Passing Yardage 3,298 2,657
  Avg per Game 253.7 204.4
  Completions-Attempts 268-406 (66%) 223-410 (54.4%)
Total Offense 6,007 3,887
  Total Plays 971 812
  Avg per Play 6.2 4.8
  Avg per Game 462.1 299
Fumbles-Lost 20-9 18-14
OU Opp
Punts-Yards 53-2,184 (41.2 avg) 84-3,493 (41.6 avg)
Punt Returns-Total Yards 35-316 (9 avg) 22-95 (4.3 avg)
Kick Returns-Total Yards 28-534 (19.1 avg) 35-553 (15.8 avg)
Avg Time of Possession per Game 33:11 26:49
Penalties-Yards 85-733 83-652
  Avg per Game 56.4 50.2
3rd Down Conversions 108/200 (54%) 66/182 (36.3%)
4th Down Conversions 12/17 (70.6%) 8/17 (47.1%)
Sacks By-Yards 39-258 9-73
Total TDs 61 28
  Rushing 22 10
  Passing 36 15
Fields Goals-Attempts 9-17 (52.9%%) 8-11 (72.3%)
PAT-Attempts 57-60 (95%) 27-28 (96.4%)
Total Attendance 507,189 214,454
  Games-Avg per Game 6-84,532 4-53,614

Scores by quarter

1 2 3 4 Total
Opponents 49 75 44 51 219
Oklahoma 87 161 121 83 452

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 
Coaches Poll 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 
BCS Not released 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 Not released

2005 NFL Draft

The 2005 NFL Draft was held on April 23–24, 2005, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The following Oklahoma players were either selected or signed as undrafted free agents following the draft.

Player Position Round Overall Pick NFL Team
Jammal Brown OT 1st 13 New Orleans Saints
Mark Clayton WR 1st 22 Baltimore Ravens
Brodney Pool DB 2nd 34 Cleveland Browns
Mark Bradley WR 2nd 39 Chicago Bears
Dan Cody DE 2nd 53 Baltimore Ravens
Brandon Jones WR 3rd 96 Tennessee Titans
Antonio Perkins DB 4th 103 Cleveland Browns
Donte Nicholson DB 5th 141 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Mike Hawkins CB 5th 167 Green Bay Packers
Lance Mitchell LB 5th 168 Arizona Cardinals
Wes Sims G 6th 177 San Diego Chargers
Jonathan Jackson DE Undrafted Chicago Bears
Lynn McGruder DT Undrafted Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Jason White QB Undrafted Tennessee Titans

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References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "2004 Season". Sooner Stats. Retrieved September 27, 2011.
  2. ^ "2004 OU Football Roster". SoonerStats. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  3. ^ "2004 Oklahoma Football Media Guide". University of Oklahoma Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved October 29, 2014.
  4. ^ "Sooners Cruise Behind Two 100-Yard Rushers". ESPN. September 4, 2004. Retrieved October 29, 2014.
  5. ^ "Peterson's Third 100-Yard Day Drives Oklahoma". ESPN. September 18, 2004. Retrieved October 29, 2014.
  6. ^ "2005 NFL Draft". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
Scoring summary
1OUMark Clayton 6 yard pass from Jason White (Trey DiCarlo kick)Oklahoma 7–0
1BGSUCharles Sharon 18 yard pass from Omar Jacobs (Shaun Suisham kick)Tie 7–7
2OUKejuan Jones 11 yard run (Trey DiCarlo kick)Oklahoma 14–7
2BGSUShaun Suisham 47 yard field goalOklahoma 14–10
2OUMark Clayton 9 yard pass from Jason White (Trey DiCarlo kick)Oklahoma 21–10
2OUTrey DiCarlo 27 yard field goalOklahoma 24–10
3OUWill Peoples 24 yard pass from Jason White (kick failed)Oklahoma 30–10
3OUAdrian Peterson 35 yard run (Trey DiCarlo kick)Oklahoma 37–10
4BGSUCharles Sharon 16 yard pass from Omar Jacobs (Shaun Suisham kick)Oklahoma 37–17
4BGSUKeon Newson 28 yard interception return (Shaun Suisham kick)Oklahoma 37–24
4OUTrey DiCarlo 24 yard field goalOklahoma 40–24
Scoring summary
214:56OKLATrey DiCarlo 35 yard field goalOKLA 3-0
26:03OKLAJames Moses 4 yard pass from Jason White (Trey DiCarlo kick)OKLA 10-0
37:47OKLADonta Hickson 25 yard run (Trey DiCarlo kick)OKLA 17-0
34:15OREDante Rosario 30 yard pass from Kellen Clemens (Jared Siegel kick)OKLA 17-7
31:15OKLAAdrian Peterson 40 yard run (Trey DiCarlo kick)OKLA 24-7
43:36OKLAAdrian Peterson 18 yard run (Trey DiCarlo kick)OKLA 31-7
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