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Welcome back to another edition of the college football awards, which are a little late this week thanks to us being caught in the rubble of the BCS shake-up this weke, much like every one else.Let's get started...The "Big Game Bob comes up small" award goes to Bob StoopsThis one is really your fault, ESPN. Because you, more than anyone involved in the college football landscape, perpetuates the myth of Bob Stoops as a big-game coach. But if that was really the case, than what would explain the Sooners' failure to win a big game at home for the second time this year? Our guess would be that the Sooners just aren't that good this year, and while that would normally be enough to get him off the hook, not in this case...because we hate his guts. But at last we have the guts to admit that, which means we have more guts than his team exhibited against Notre Dame. But for every ying, there is a yang, which leads us to...The "R-E-S-P-E-C-T" award goes to Not...
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NORMAN, Okla. — Head coach Bob Stoops' Sooners suffered a gut-wrenching 30-13 defeat to the Irish Saturday, and he gives his thoughts on it.
Game Day Goulash.
Thinking the Unthinkable.
Tommy Deas wonders out loud if Nick
Saban's legacy as Alabama head football coach possibly "eclipse" that of
legendary Crimson Tide head football coach Bear Bryant. Isn't that a
felony in Alabama? (The Tuscaloosa News)
Cardinals beat Bearcats.
Louisville scores a come-from-behind win over Cincinnati...
NORMAN, Okla. — Head coach Bob Stoops got on the conference call again this morning to review the loss to Notre Dame, and Sooners Illustrated has all the discussion.
Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops had a few words to say about the critics of Sooner starting quarterback Landry Jones following the team's 30-13 loss to Notre Dame. None of which, needless to say, were very complementary.
“People aren't very intelligent about
football,” Stoops said. “I'm not criticizing them; it's not what they
do. ... People...
Doing a front flip is hard enough. Doing it in football pads over a defender adds to the degree of difficulty. Although it's only a scrimmage, one youngster took his gymnastic talents to the gridiron, and flipped over his teammate/defender during practice. The young man then continues past the rest of the defense, before stopping his run prior to reaching the endzone...
With Saturday’s win against number eight Oklahoma the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have left any questions to whether they are “back” or not. The Irish entered the game as double digit underdogs and left with a thrilling victory. Under Bob Stoops the Sooners have never been a pushover. Earlier this year Oklahoma dropped a game against Kansas State but knew that they still had...
Leading rusher Damien Williams and starting left tackle Lane Johnson missed practice Monday No. 14 Oklahoma with ankle injuries, but coach Bob Stoops is holding out hope they'll be able to play Saturday at Iowa State.
Williams and Johnson were both injured in the Sooners' 30-13 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday. Stoops said Monday at his weekly news conference that he hopes...
After Oklahoma failed in a high-profile contest out of Big 12 play, its next opponent could be a more favorable one.
Iowa State, however, has fared well in recent games against Top 25 foes.
The 14th-ranked Sooners have won 13 straight over the Cyclones heading into Saturday's matchup in Ames.
Oklahoma (5-2, 3-1) fell 30-13 at home to then-No. 5 Notre Dame last Saturday, likely...