(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JEFF LATZKE AP College Football Writer If the signs seem to show Oklahoma falling from the ranks of the national elite, Bob Stoops isn't buying it.
His Sooners have suddenly become vulnerable at home after six years of utter dominance. The struggles that had once been confined mostly to BCS bowl games are starting to creep into the regular season. The string of conference championships is as much an accomplishment as a tease, whetting the appetite of a passionate fan base that wants to win the Big One - not just the Big 12.
Amid a rough patch that marks the first time Stoops has ever lost back-to-back Big 12 games, and three out of four, the 14th-year head coach is staying the course and insisting the way he's always done it is still the right way.
''It hasn't been just a flash in the pan,'' Stoops said. ''I mean, we have 10 wins over the last 13 years. I'm guessing there's probably not but a couple - two or three teams - that have done that over the las...