NCAA The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time  

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A list of the best Oklahoma Sooners of all time. Beginning in 1895, the University of Oklahoma began its illustrious football program. To many in the Heartland, Oklahoma football has maintained a standard of excellence since that time. The school has been long associated with winning football and has produced some of the best players in college football history.

Oklahoma has a history of winning national titles, with seven claimed and a whopping ten unclaimed championships. Oklahoma is known for having one of the most fearsome defensive lines in college football history. Led by pro football Hall of Famer Lee Roy Selmon, Oklahoma can boast having a number of powerhouses along its defensive front. That doesn't even include the school's five Heisman Trophy winners. Sam Bradford is the most recent Oklahoma Sooner to bring the Heisman back to Norman. During his time in school, Bradford set a number of records and was the first overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft when he was selected by the St. Louis Rams.

Other famous players who are considered some of the greatest Sooners ever are flamboyant linebacker Brian Bosworth and running back Adrian Peterson. All Day powered Oklahoma to the 2004 BCS Championship game where it succumbed to USC. In fact, Oklahoma Sooners running backs have been among the best in college football. Since Bob Stoops became head coach in 1998, Oklahoma has had some of its best players and has a prosperous run. The school is a fixture in both the AP and Coaches Poll.

This is the list of the best Oklahoma Sooners football players of all time. If you notice a player who deserves to be on this list, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank this list according to who you think should be considered the greatest Sooners player ever. 
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1
725 234
Adrian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Running back

2
362 76
Baker Mayfield is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
MateoArrizabalaga added Baker Mayfield

3
510 172
Billy Sims is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time

4
449 153
Lee Roy Selmon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Defensive end

5
509 191
Brian Bosworth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Linebacker

6
387 136
DeMarco Murray is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Running back

7
302 93
Gerald McCoy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Defensive tackle

8
318 102
Roy Williams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Safety

9
445 173
Sam Bradford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Quarterback

10
277 95
Joe Washington is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Running back

11
155 24
Sterling Shepard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Silverhammer added Sterling Shepard

Wide Receiver

12
256 95
Keith Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Tight end

13
227 83
Steve Owens is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Running back

14
189 64
Tommie Harris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Defensive tackle

15
170 53
Trent Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time

16
198 74
Greg Pruitt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Running back

17
175 56
Marcus Dupree is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Running back

18
193 72
Tony Casillas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Defensive tackle, Tackle

19
276 114
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20
188 71
Rocky Calmus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Linebacker

21
153 48
Dewey Selmon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Linebacker

22
172 60
Lucious Selmon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Defensive lineman

23
210 96
Jason White is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Quarterback

24
111 29
Jamelle Holieway is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Quarterback

25
142 54
Tommy McDonald is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Running back, Wide receiver