The Oklahoma Sooners have been one of the premier brands in college football for over a century, ranking in the top 10 in all time wins. The Sooners dominance of the college football landscape has been even more impressive in the post-season, where Oklahoma has the 3rd most bowl wins, on the 7th most bowl appearances. Of the 47 times OU has played in a bowl game, 18 have been in the prestigious Orange Bowl, which is significantly more than any other team. The Sooners have also won the Orange Bowl 12 times, 1/3rd more than the next best team.
The Sooners met the defending national champion Florida State Seminoles in the 2001 Orange Bowl with the winner being crowned the BCS National Champion. Oklahoma put forth one of the most memorable defensive performances in the history of the Orange Bowl, limiting the high powered Seminoles to only 2 points. After the game the Sooners were crowned National Champions for the first time since 1985. OU followed up this initial BCS appearance with 8 more appearances in BCS bowls, the 2nd most of the BCS era.
The Sooners are 1 of only 2 teams to appear in each of the 5 BCS Bowl Games (Orange Bowl, Sugar Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, Rose Bowl, and BCS National Championship) during the BCS era. The anticipation in Norman is always high, and arguably more than any other program in the country, the Sooners are assumed to make one of the nation’s top games before the season even begins. Whenever the Sooners are selected for a bowl game, the host city should be prepared for a horde of crimson and cream to appear. Oklahoma has traditionally had one of the best traveling fanbases of anywhere in the nation. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Oklahoma Sooners Bowl Game tickets.
Oklahoma Sooners Recent Bowl Game History
In 2014, Oklahoma squared off against the defending National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide in the Sugar Bowl. The Sooners dominated the heavily favored Crimson Tide in front of over 70,000 fans, and had an average ticket price of $264. It was actually a decline from 2012, when their matchup with Texas A&M carried an average price of $388.