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Josh Heupel's dad says son doing fine in new job at Utah State

it's been a rough time for Josh Heupel. The former Oklahoma quarterback who led coach Bob Stoops to his lone national championship in 2000, and had been part of the Sooners coaching staff since 2006, was starting over.At Utah State.The Aggies have always played a fine brand of football, but calling plays for a powerhouse in a major conference compared to doing it from a cramped press...
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Riley's surprise fireworks at 2009 Alamo Bowl made Stoops take notice

Lincoln Riley was 26 years old when Bob Stoops first took notice. The young Texas Tech assistant at the time was suddenly thrust into running the Red Raiders' Air Raid offense at the 2009 Alamo Bowl against Michigan State because coach Mike Leach had been suddenly suspended.  Whether pure emotion and adrenaline kicked in for the Red Raiders' players at that confusing, controversial...
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Stoops and his brothers return to their roots for a little boccie ball

There's no place like home. There's no place like home. That was the sentiment relayed by Oklahoma Sooners coach Bob Stoops, who along with brothers Ron, Mike and Mark returned over the weekend to their roots of Youngstown, Ohio, for the 13th Ron Stoops Sr. and Anthony Pelini Memorial Foundation Boccie Social. The annual event benefits scholarships for Cardinal Mooney High School...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Are They Now: The National Champion 2000 Oklahoma Sooners

Twitter/@OU_CoachStoops In just his second season as the head coach of the Oklahoma Sooners, Bob Stoops put together an unforgettable 13-0 season, taking home the 2000 BCS National Championship in a bizarrely-scored 13-2 win over Florida State. OU won every game by an average of 22 points, and after taking over as the nation’s No. 1 after knocking off top-ranked Nebraska 31-14...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Bob Stoops Makes Weekly Hospital Visits To See Sick Children, And It’s Heartwarming

Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops has a personal tradition, and it is definitely one worth learning about. During the season, Stoops spends time each Thursday before a home game at The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center, visiting sick youths. Stoops doesn’t invite any media with him when he goes, as he says he wants each visit to be personal and intimate. In this video feature...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Issues Statement, Vows To “Fight Racism Everywhere”

Sooners head football coach Bob Stoops is making it clear how he feels about racism at the University of Oklahoma. Monday morning, in response to the circulation of a video that allegedly shows members of the SAE fraternity on campus engaging in a racist chant, Stoops joined his players for a peaceful demonstration. Now, he’s taken to Twitter to make a statement and vow to fight...
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March 09, 2015  |  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...
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November 11, 2014  |  3 Comments

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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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Bob Stoops Announces That Oklahoma Will Wear New Alternate Uniforms Against West Virginia

Oklahoma generated some serious buzz by unveiling new alternate uniforms this offseason, and according to head coach Bob Stoops, the Sooners will be wearing them this weekend when they travel to West Virginia. Stoops said #ou will wear alternate uniforms at West Virginia. #sooners — John Shinn (@john_shinn) September 17, 2014 Saturday. — Oklahoma...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Police show media video of Joe Mixon punching woman

Until now Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon and his lawyer have claimed that when he assaulted a young woman outside a restaurant in July he was acting in self defense. On Thursday, police showed surveillance video of the incident to members of the media and it appeared to completely contradict that account. The encounter between Mixon and Amelia Rae Molitor took place outside...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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