Oklahoma's season didn't quite end up where they had hoped it would, but nonetheless it was a great year.
The Sooners finished No. 3, behind USC and Auburn, in both of the final Associated Press and Coaches Top 25 polls released on Wednesday.
The ranking marks the 28th time in the history of the Associated Press Poll that Oklahoma has finished in the top five and the fourth time in Oklahoma Head Coach Bob Stoops' six years in Norman.
"I'm still proud of our players, every one of them," said Stoops after Tuesday night's 55-19 Orange Bowl loss to USC. "I can't say that I'm proud of the way we played today, but their work through an entire year, I don't take that for granted.
"These young men work hard, and I appreciate their efforts. I compliment them for the hard work in the Big 12 Championship and getting to this position."
The finish also marks the 33rd time Oklahoma has finished in the top 10 in the 68-year history of the AP Poll.
See below for links to the complete Associated Press and Coaches Polls.
Associated Press Poll
OU ends season with another top 5 finish
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