Some odds and ends as we head into Memorial Day weekend.
*I don't really pay much attention to college softball, but it's impossible to follow OU sports to any degree and not know about phenom Keilani Ricketts. Over at SBNation, the talented R.J. Young, who normally works with our friends at SoonerScoop.com, has penned a thoughtful longform piece on the superstar pitcher...
Oklahoma Sooners coach Bob Stoops said that the tornado which devastated Moore passed only mile away from his home, while his family was inside.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops says one of his graduate assistants and a strength coach had their homes destroyed in the tornado that hit suburban Oklahoma City.
Stoops told ESPN in an interview Tuesday that he doesn't know of any Sooners players or their families who were hurt when the twister hit Moore on Monday.
Stoops' home is just south of...
Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops says one of his graduate assistants and a strength coach had their homes destroyed in the tornado that hit suburban Oklahoma City.
Stoops told ESPN in an interview Tuesday that he doesn't know of any of Sooners players or their families who were hurt when the twister hit Moore on Monday.
Stoops' home is just south of Moore in the northern...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago
On Tuesday Oklahoma Coach Bob Stoops discussed Monday’s devastating tornadoes. His family watched the tornado from the back of their home as it passed about a mile away.
Stoops was quoted as saying “Just thinking of all these, so, so many families that are devastated,” Stoops said. “This will be a long-term effort to get everyone back on their feet.”
At least one other head coach agrees with Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops’ opinion that the SEC’s dominance...
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Nick Saban does not have time for Bob Stoops’ anti-SEC remarks. He made that clear when speaking with reporters on Thursday, though he did say it in a nice way.
First, let’s start with Stoops’ comments. During a caravan stop in Tulsa, the Oklahoma coach defended the Big 12 and said all the hype surrounding the SEC was “propaganda.”
“It depends on who you want to listen...
The summer caravans are in full swing with coaches making the rounds like revival preachers. They speak to this group and that almost nightly in the hopes of firing up the fan base before summer practice begins.
Usually the speeches dont amount to much -- a lot of we couldnt do it without the fans platitudes and boilerplate answers to questions most coaches can see coming from the...
Teams from the Southeastern Conference have won the last seven national titles. That pretty much ends any argument about which conference is the best in college football.
Well, Bob Stoops likes to argue.
The Oklahoma coach was feeling his oats this week at a fan caravan appearance in Tulsa. Despite evidence to the contrary, he's not willing to concede the title of best conference...
The SEC has won 7 National Championships in a row, but Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops feels the conference is overrated as a whole.