|Conference Big Eight Conference|
AP No. 3
Offensive coordinator Jim Donnan (2nd year)
|Coaches No. 3|
1986 record 11–1 (7–0 Big 8)
|Head coach Barry Switzer (14th year)|
The 1986 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma in the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and competed as members of the Big Eight Conference. The team recorded 5 shutouts and led the nation in all four major defensive categories (total, rushing, passing, and scoring).