NORMAN, Okla. - Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said he's going to be teaching some history this week to his players.
Just a bit, though. Not too much.
"These kids are 18, 19, 20, 21, 22," Stoops said. "I can try to engage them all I want on what happened way back when. I don't think it matters."
He's right. It doesn't. "Remember when," works best at the bar, told between shots and toasts. Past that, it's a game that doesn't play well, and never really resonates with the youth.
Just because Notre Dame is football nostalgia to you and to me and to everyone, say over 30 years old, doesn't meant it makes a bit of difference to the guys wearing crimson helmets.
"I'm not aware of much of it," quarterback Landry Jones said. "I'm sure there are a lot of great names. I should read up on my history."
Saturday's game is history. It's Grantland Rice and Rudy. Holtz and the Horsemen. But for the players it's not.
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