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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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Bob Stoops and the Oklahoma Sooners may need some serious help if they are going to win the Big 12 this season, but that doesn't mean they can't appreciate the season they are having and the accomplishments they do make.Like the pretty big one that had some of the guys chasing after Stoops following the win over Kansas State.From Bleacher ReportA close game in the first half...
Some of the most successful coaches in college football history have led Oklahoma.
Step off the elevators into the club-level seating lounge at the Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and there are life-size photos of the three most famous - Bud Wilkinson, Barry Switzer and Bob Stoops.
Now Stoops, in his 15th season at the Sooners' helm, is set to pass Switzer as the winningest...
NORMAN, Okla. - Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops confirmed quarterback Blake Bell is injured, but denied any report that running back Damien Williams and receiver Lacoltan Bester have been suspended when Stoops met with the media on Wednesday.
"All I know is he's visiting with the doctor on Thursday," Stoops said of Bell, who looked to have suffered a head injury in the second...
Oklahoma defeated Kansas State on the road Saturday, giving Bob Stoops his 158th win as head coach of the Sooners – the most in school history. After the game, however, Stoops had no interest in celebrating with a Gatorade bath.
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Bob Stoops set the all-time wins record at Oklahoma with a victory over Kansas State, and then the Sooners celebrated in the locker room.
With Oklahoma's victory over the Kansas State Wildcats, Bob Stoops became the Sooners' winningest college football coach and fled a gatorade bath.
Brennan Clay ran for a career-high 200 yards and two touchdowns, leading No. 20 Oklahoma to a 41-31 victory over Kansas State on Saturday and moving Sooners coach Bob Stoops past Barry Switzer for the most wins in school history.
It was the 157th victory at Oklahoma for Stoops, and it came against his former mentor. Stoops was a defensive assistant under Kansas State coach Bill...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer You could almost hear Bob Stoops shrug his shoulders in the frigid shed just up the ramp from the playing field, where his No. 22 Sooners had just squeaked out a win over Kansas State.
At a school where Bennie Owen, Bud Wilkinson and Barry Switzer once plied their trade, Stoops had just trumped them all. He won his 158th game...
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Brennan Clay ran for a career-high 200 yards and two touchdowns, leading No. 22 Oklahoma to a 41-31 victory over Kansas State on Saturday and moving Sooners coach Bob Stoops past Barry Switzer for the most wins in school history.It was the 157th victory at Oklahoma for Stoops, and it came against his former mentor. Stoops was a defensive assistant under Kansas...