Posted November 22, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Oklahoma's Bob Stoops remains almost reverential when he speaks of Bill Snyder, the longtime Kansas State maestro who gave Stoops one of his first big breaks in coaching. Stoops hasn't necessarily been kind to him, though. He left a sour taste in Snyder's mouth when he poached several assistants upon taking over the Sooners some 15 years ago, and then has delivered a series of whippings on the field. Stoops is 7-2 against Snyder, the lone losses in the 2003 Big 12 title game and again last season. When they meet on Saturday, Stoops will be chasing history against his mentor. He needs just one more victory to break a tie with Barry Switzer for the most among Oklahoma coaches. ''Winning there would be great for our season and this season. Outside of that, Coach Snyder and I aren't going to play,'' Stoops said. ''We have teams and staff and a bunch of people working with us. It'll be one team against the other.'' Snyder spoke glo...
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