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BOB STOOPS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Oklahoma QB job up for grabs heading into spring

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is in no hurry to name a starting quarterback. The Sooners are coming off an 8-5 season that ended with a 40-6 loss to Clemson in the Russell Athletic Bowl. The Sooners will choose among three quarterbacks with starting experience. Stoops said Thursday it will be an open competition when spring practice starts Saturday, and he won't have...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Announces Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon Won’t Play In The Sooners’ Spring Game

Joe Mixon is back on the Oklahoma football team, after being suspended for the entire 2014 season.  The Sooners are set to begin spring practice on Saturday and Mixon, a former five-star recruit in the 2014 class, will participate. The 6-foot-2, 207-pound running back won’t be playing in the team’s spring game on April 11, though.  Bob Stoops announced today that Mixon will...
Via College Spun
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Audible: Jim Ross on his beloved Sooners, Barry Switzer & more

WWE legend Jim Ross joins Bruce Feldman on The Audible for part I of a two-part interview to discuss his beloved Oklahoma Sooners, why change is good for Bob Stoops and OU, which coaches he thinks would make the best wrestling characters, why Steve Spurrier is the modern-day Barry Switzer and more. To listen to the podcast, click on the embedded player at the top. You can get every...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Offers Solid Advice On How To Avoid Domestic Violence Situation

Domestic violence is no joke, and it’s a topic that has reared it’s ugly head too often around professional football lately. Usually, it is a male-on-female crime, but Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops has given his players clear and concise advice should they ever find themselves in a situation where they are being hit by a woman. “If some girl starts hitting you,you better...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Says No Other Staff Changes Coming “At This Point”

According to Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops, no other staff changes will be made in the immediate future in Norman. Stoops, speaking at a press conference Tuesday morning, confirmed, as was reported, that co-offensive coordinators Jay Norvell and Josh Heupel had been let go. He also said that he expects that his brother, defensive coordinator Mike Stoops, will remain part of the...
Via College Spun
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Oklahoma Wideout Says Jay Norvell Played Favorites, Mike Stoops Is Next To Be Fired

Oklahoma’s lopsided Russell Athletic Bowl loss to Clemson has set off an interesting chain of events in Norman. With fans clamoring for change, head coach Bob Stoops has already fired co-offensive coordinator Jay Norvell. And according to a number of sources, there are only a few assistant coaches who have job security. Mike Stoops, the team’s defensive coordinator, who also...
Via College Spun
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

What about Bob? What about Mike? Oklahoma And The Stoops Brothers Face A Difficult Situation

Should Mike Stoops be the defensive coordinator at the University of Oklahoma next season, or does that question place too little emphasis on Baylor’s quality? Bart Doan: On Twitter: @TheCoachBart I suppose the eventual answer to this is directly tied to whether or not Bob Stoops is the head coach, and I’m not going down that fox hole without Bob himself texting me and telling...
Via The Student Section
November 11, 2014  |  3 Comments

Report: Expect Florida to make a run at Bob Stoops

Florida’s football program is an absolute mess right now. The Gators are 3-3 with a 2-3 record in the SEC and no hope of recovering under current head coach Will Muschamp. Fans are ready for a new regime after three-plus years and a 25-19 record under Muschamp, and a familiar name has popped up as a possible replacement. Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley has probably already started...
Via Rumors and Rants
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Police show media video of Joe Mixon punching woman

Until now Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon and his lawyer have claimed that when he assaulted a young woman outside a restaurant in July he was acting in self defense. On Thursday, police showed surveillance video of the incident to members of the media and it appeared to completely contradict that account. The encounter between Mixon and Amelia Rae Molitor took place outside...
Via Rumors and Rants
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Oklahoma Sooners unveil new alternate uniforms

The Oklahoma Sooners have just unveiled some brand spankin’ new alternate gear for the upcoming 2014 college football season which have unofficially been dubbed “The Rough Rider” uniform. “Our team and our fans love the iconic look of our classic OU uniforms that the Sooners have worn dating back to the 1960s, and we’ll continue to utilize those jerseys, pants and helmets...
Via Gridiron Grit
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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