BOB STOOPS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bob Stoops and Gary Patterson speak out against Big 12 expansion

One of the biggest talking points in college football right now continues to be the state of the Big 12.Despite seeing Oklahoma make the college football playoff last year, many still believe the league should expand to at least 12 teams. With just 10 right now, the Big 12 is missing out on a lucrative conference championship game, but even more concerning, could miss out on future...
Via Fox Sports
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Bob Stoops Telling Oklahoma Fans To Stand Up, Cheer At The Final 4

Oklahoma’s biggest cheerleader at the Final Four in Houston is its national champion-winning head football coach.  Bob Stoops and his wife, Carol, are at NRG Stadium cheering on the Sooners against Villanova. And when I say “cheering,” I really mean it.  Early in the second half, Stoops rose to his feet, urging fellow OU fans and students to get up and cheer with him, hoping...
Via College Spun
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops came back to the field to congratulate former assistant Brent Venables

Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops is likely crushed after his team’s loss to Clemson in the Orange Bowl, but he made sure to find his former assistant – Tigers defensive coordinator Brent Venables – to congratulate him after the contest. Stoops came back out onto the field following the mayhem to find Venables, who coached at Oklahoma from 1999 until 2011.  ESPN’s Travis Haney snapped...
Via College Spun
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyler Murray is off to Oklahoma, which may help the Sooners maintain momentum

It’s a very merry Christmas indeed for the Oklahoma Sooners. They’re preparing for their first appearance in the College Football Playoff, in the Orange Bowl against Clemson on Dec. 31, and they also just landed former Texas A&M quarterback Kyler Murray as a transfer. Murray, a five-star recruit according to 247 Sports’ composite rankings, is the third highly-touted quarterback...
Via The Comeback
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma CB Jordan Thomas spends the night in jail

Oklahoma cornerback Jordan Thomas was in jail Saturday night for failure to appear, according to OU Daily’s Brady Vardeman.  CONFIRMED: #Sooners CB Jordan Thomas is in jail tonight for failure to appear. pic.twitter.com/Qi12MrVUvx — Brady Vardeman (@BradyVardeman) December 13, 2015 Thomas is a starter for the Sooners, who recently earned a spot in the second College Football...
Via College Spun
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops statue mistakenly delivered early to Oklahoma

There was a strange sight in Norman, Okla., earlier today: a 10-foot tall statue of Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops being carried on a flatbed.  Just saw this rolling down Lindsey Street: about a 10 foot tall statue of Bob Stoops. #Sooners pic.twitter.com/iR88nIFJ2d — Nate Feken (@TheGreat_Nate) November 2, 2015 Many began to speculate that Stoops was getting a statue of him...
Via College Spun
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops and the Contempt of Familiarity

Following Texas’ upset win over Oklahoma, I made what I considered to be a pretty non-controversial comment about Bob Stoops: Wouldn’t be shocked if that’s bob stoops’ final red river shootout — Allen Kenney (@BlatantHomerism) October 10, 2015 I got plenty of responses along these lines: @BlatantHomerism easy to shoot off a dumbass opinion here. OU wins by 30 today...
Via The Student Section
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Stoops brothers fire back at Paul Finebaum, who dons Oklahoma hat on ESPN in response

Only two weeks into the college football season, some of the SEC versus the rest of the world tensions are flaring up again, and unsurprisingly, Paul Finebaum is at the centre. The controversial ESPN and SEC Network host called Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops “irrelevant”  ahead of Saturday’s game with Tennessee, and after the Sooners won, Stoops shot back in his Monday press conference...
Via Awful Announcing
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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