Shifting Gears For 1985 Season: Wishbone = Wishful Thinking


— National and Big Eight recap – 1985 — Returning to the national championship spotlight for the first time in ten years, the Sooners from the University of Oklahoma won their 6th national title in 1985, scoring a 25-10 win over previously unbeaten Penn State in the Orange Bowl. Oklahoma finished the year 11-1, losing only to Miami in an early season match-up. The Sooners led the nation in total defense, led by Lombardi Award winner Tony Casillas and the flamboyant linebacker Brian Bosworth. The offense was led by versatile freshman …

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