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Orlando Sentinel Columnist Says Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops ‘Would Be Crazy Not To’ Take The Florida Job

Bob Stoops has been the head coach of the Oklahoma football program since 1999. Prior to that, he spent three seasons as Florida’s defensive coordinator. It was Stoops’ great success leading the Gators’ defense that propelled him into a head coach candidate and got him hired in Norman, Okla.  One Orlando Sentinel columnist is calling for the 54-year-old coach to come back...
Via College Spun
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops to Florida? If You’re Lucky, Gators

Back in 2001, Bob Stoops was the hot name on football’s coaching carousel. Oklahoma’s head coach was a year removed from winning a national championship in just his second season in Norman and clearly had the Sooners on an upward trajectory after a decade-plus of wandering the desert. When the news broke that winter that Steve Spurrier was leaving Florida for an ill-fated stint...
Via The Student Section
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops, Sterling Shepard win Disney Sports Spirit Award

Bob Stoops and Sterling Shepard have won the Disney Sports Spirit Award which goes to college football's most-inspirational figure. Shepard, a junior receiver on the Oklahoma football team and Stoops, the coach at Oklahoma since 1999, will be honored at the Home Depot College Football Awards on Dec. 11 in Florida. Shepard's father Derrick played receiver at Oklahoma and was...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Could Be Florida's Head Coach Sooner Than You Expect

On Sunday, reports surfaced that Florida Gators’ Head Coach Will Muschamp was fired and would not return as coach for the 2015 season. The move didn’t come as a shock to many after months of speculation that this move was going to happen sooner rather than later.Florida had an impressive win over rival Georgia, a game in which the Gators ran for a whopping 418 yards. Florida’s...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Coach Bob Stoops Says He Does Not Want To Be A Candidate For Florida’s Head Coaching Vacancy

Could Bob Stoops be Florida’s next football coach? According to the Oklahoma coach, he has no intention of leaving Norman for Gainesville. Stoops was asked about Florida’s coaching vacancy today, and said that he does not want to be considered a candidate for the job. Bob Stoops on Florida job: “All I want to be is a candidate at Oklahoma. I don’t want to be a candidate...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Doesn’t Sound Interested In Florida Gators Job

Bob Stoops offered comments on the Florida Gators job, and they were just about what you'd expect from the Oklahoma head coach.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will Florida target to replace Will Muschamp?

The Michigan job will open up soon, but the Florida job is now officially up for grabs. A highly interesting coaching carousel will spin in Gainesville, where Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley will try to maintain a very specific pattern: He failed to hire the right successor to Steve Spurrier, as Ron Zook fell on his face. However, Foley rebounded with Urban Meyer. Foley failed...
Via The Student Section
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What about Bob? What about Mike? Oklahoma And The Stoops Brothers Face A Difficult Situation

Should Mike Stoops be the defensive coordinator at the University of Oklahoma next season, or does that question place too little emphasis on Baylor’s quality? Bart Doan: On Twitter: @TheCoachBart I suppose the eventual answer to this is directly tied to whether or not Bob Stoops is the head coach, and I’m not going down that fox hole without Bob himself texting me and telling...
Via The Student Section
9 days ago  |  3 Comments

GIF: Oklahoma’s Julian Wilson Gets In Heated Argument With Bob Stoops, Mike Stoops

It’s been a rough afternoon for the Oklahoma Sooners. Baylor, behind nearly 400 yards of passing by quarterback Bryce Petty, has turned a 14-3 deficit into a 41-14 lead late in the contest. It’s safe to say that OU is going to post its second straight ugly loss to the Bears. Former Sooners are ticked off. Current Sooners apparently are too. Defensive back Julian Wilson was seen...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Expect Florida to make a run at Bob Stoops

Florida’s football program is an absolute mess right now. The Gators are 3-3 with a 2-3 record in the SEC and no hope of recovering under current head coach Will Muschamp. Fans are ready for a new regime after three-plus years and a 25-19 record under Muschamp, and a familiar name has popped up as a possible replacement. Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley has probably already started...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

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