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Yahoo - With their record 47-game win streak, Sooners ruled the '50s (The Associated

Discussion in 'The News Wire' started by Jenni Carlson, Aug 15, 2016.

  1. Jenni Carlson

    Jenni Carlson New Member

    By the 1950s, college football's balance of power had drifted from the elite Eastern schools to the Midwest, where Bud Wilkinson's Oklahoma Sooners dominated the polls and set a record winning streak that still stands. Over the decade, the Sooners appeared in nearly 95 percent of The Associated Press polls, with their 26 weeks at No. 1 by far the most of any team. While the Sooners' unprecedented success dominates any conversation about college football in the 1950s, the era brought some notable changes.


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