Originally posted on Sooner Scoop  |  Last updated 2/3/12

MIAMI - JANUARY 08: Head coach Bob Stoops of the Oklahoma Sooners looks on against the Florida Gators during the FedEx BCS National Championship game at Dolphin Stadium on January 8, 2009 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
Mike Stoops is finally back at Oklahoma. Well, sort of. Mike Stoops has been through one of the more chaotic periods of the Bob Stoops era at Oklahoma, so to say he's settled into his new role as the Sooners defensive coordinator, would be a stretch. The beginning of Mike Stoops' journey back to Norman began in Arizona, during OU's appearance in the Insight Bowl. That's when he was on the sideline during Oklahoma's 31-14 win over the Iowa Hawkeyes - where it was reported he was animated during the game, even yelling things out at Oklahoma players. "You guys," Mike said to me half-disgusted when I brought up the talk he was getting animated on the sideline. "Those are stories. "Fabricated. "I'm serious. I mean, shoot. I wasn't real worried about that game. "No. I was just collecting my checks from Arizona. I was having a good time tailgating. That was the least of my worries. I was trying to find a job." But everyone knew Mike Stoops already had a job. T...
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