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The Southeastern Conference has long been regarded as the premier league in college football. And for good reason.The league has won seven straight national championships and just had a whopping 63 players selected in the NFL Draft.As dominant as it may seem, Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops doesn't seem too impressed. During a recent caravan stop, Stoops reportedly called the SEC's dominance "propaganda" and said the gap between it and the rest of the conferences isn't as wide as people may think.Stoops referred to the bottom half of conference as evidence.“Well, it depends on what gap you’re talking about,” Stoops said. “What are the bottom six doing? “So they’ve had the best team in college football,” Stoops said. “They haven’t had the whole conference. Because, again, half of ‘em haven’t done much at all. I’m just asking you. You tell me.”In a way, Stoops does have a point, as flawed as it seems. The five SEC schools, Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas, Auburn, and
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The SEC has won 7 National Championships in a row, but Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops feels the conference is overrated as a whole.
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...
Bob Stoops, the head football coach for the Oklahoma Sooners, got a lot of attention recently with some comments he made about the SEC. In a nutshell he called the conference overrated and over-hyped. He inferred that the conference as whole is not all that the talking heads in the media want us to believe it is. It certainly is not the best.
That honor goes to the Big 12--and...
Bob Stoops congratulating Johnny Manziel after Cotton Bowl.
It's been a little over four months since Oklahoma got it's clock cleaned in the Cotton Bowl by Texas A&M and a certain Mr. Football. You would think that would be enough to make the Sooners' head football coach acknowledge the superiority of the SEC over the Big 12*. Well, apparently it hasn'...
So Coach Bob Stoops isn’t buying the SEC dominance just because they have won the last seven national championships. He points out the bottom six are not doing anything special and the conference as a whole hasn’t created a huge gap when compared to the other major conferences.
He is right about the SEC as a whole, as they have had coaching turnover and bad losses to the...
Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops is tired of hearing about the South Eastern Conference being the best conference college football.
Stoops won’t deny that the top half of the SEC is dominant and stout with the likes of Alabama, LSU, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and Texas A&M.
After that though, Stoops isn’t buying the SEC as a power, and recently took the time...
There is no doubting that Oklahoma's Bob Stoops is a great coach, but there is simply no denying how dominant the SEC has been recently, although Stoops is trying.
When Florida coach Will Muschamp caught word of Oklahoma counterpart Bob Stoops’...
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NORMAN, Okla. — The Sooners are heavily entrenched in their 2014 recruiting and Sooners Illustrated breaks down where they stand.