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Sooners’ Keith Ford out 2-3 weeks

Fourth-ranked Oklahoma will be without sophomore Keith Ford when they travel to West Virginia this weekend. Sooners coach Bob Stoops said Monday that Ford will be out at least two to three weeks after suffering a slight fracture in a non-weight-bearing bone in his ankle late in Oklahoma’s 34-10 win over Tennessee. Ford has rushed for 194 yards and five touchdowns this season...
Via Sports-Glory
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Oklahoma Wants To ‘Stripe The Stadium’ Saturday Night Against Tennessee

Oklahoma, of course, wants its football team to look good in primetime Saturday night against Tennessee. The Sooners’ apparently want their stadium to look good, too.  Bob Stoops’ team is set to take on Tennessee this weekend in a nationally-televised contest. Oklahoma officials have set plans for Gaylord-Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium to be “striped out.” In various sections...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Says SEC Hasn’t Dominated OU

Bob Stoops hasn’t been shy when it comes to his feelings about the SEC. As he gets his team prepared to take on Tennessee this weekend, Stoops didn’t have much to say about his previous comments, but did take a little jab at the SEC. Oklahoma’s coach knew questions about his vocal disdain for the Southeastern Conference’s perceived superiority were coming Monday as his fourth...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Says SEC Comments Have Been Overblown, Laughs At Idea Of Being Entire Conference’s Rival

If it’s possible to be a rival of an entire conference, the Oklahoma football program seems to be one to the SEC.  Sooners’ coach Bob Stoops has questioned the SEC’s overall strength, poked fun at Texas A&M’s non-conference schedule and, perhaps most importantly, defeated the conference’s flagship program, Alabama, in last January’s Sugar Bowl.  Stoops says his...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Finebaum Pokes Fun At Bob Stoops After… Iowa State’s Loss

ESPN college football analyst Paul Finebaum is pretty open about his bias towards the Southeastern Conference  - heck, he wrote a book titled “My Conference Can Beat Your Conference” about it. And apparently that means that when someone else in the industry criticizes the SEC, he won’t forget about it. Saturday, Finebaum took a little shot at Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Stoops: Seems DGB wants to stay at OU

Bob Stoops wouldn’t speak much Monday about Dorial Green-Beckham’s situation a few days after the NCAA denied a waiver request for immediate eligibility and Oklahoma all but announced it wouldn’t pursue the matter further. But Stoops did say Green-Beckham remained in class at OU and that he planned—right now—on staying around next season. Green-Beckham is eligible to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: OU Takes Out Ad In Newspaper Congratulating Bob Stoops For ‘Faring Best In The Country Vs. Ranked Competition’

College football coaches are often judged by how their teams fare against elite competition, so, last week, the Wall Street Journal compiled a graphic detailing the records of every major coach against ranked opponents.  Which coach has the most impressive record against top 25 teams? That would be Bob Stoops. The Oklahoma coach has gone 50-23 in his career against ranked foes...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  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

Report: Bob Stoops open to making leap to the NFL

Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops has been one of the most successful coaches in college football since the turn of the century.  In 15 seasons (1999-2013) with the Sooners, Stoops has complied a record of 159-39 and made a name for himself as “Mr. BCS” with more appearances in BCS bowl games (nine) and more conference titles than any other coach. Stoops has resisted countless...
Via Gridiron Grit
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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