BOB STOOPS NEWS

You make the call: Do Sooners get to nine wins?

This question was posed by the Tulsa World to Sooners fans via social media this week: Will Oklahoma win more or less than 8.5 games in 2015? It might not be a make or break season for coach Bob Stoops, but it certainly would seem to be a pivotal point in the direction of his program coming off last season's disappointing 8-5 season. At this time a year ago, with an impressive...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

'Player friendly' Air Raid easy for OU players to pick up

Other than record-setting running back Samaje Perine, there was very little of the Oklahoma Sooners' offense to like. So Bob Stoops made the difficult decision to fire Josh Heupel, his former quarterback, as his offensive coordinator. After he dropped the hammer, Stoops said he wanted to hire a coach who could come in, take control and implement his own offense.Stoops went back...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Spring depth chart: Where will the wide receivers fall?

Arguably the most anticipated spring since coach Bob Stoops took over is over and there aren't as many answers to urgent questions as Sooners fans might like, such as, who the heck is going to play quarterback?Here's another one: Who the heck will the Sooners' quarterback throw passes to other than Sterling Shepard?Oklahoma's post-spring depth chart lists as starters, senior Durron...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Big 12 coaching jobs

The kind folks at Athlon Sports asked me to participate in an experts poll ranking the Big 12 coaching jobs. (Insert joke here.) You can find the results here. For the sake of conversation, here’s how I voted. Note that I based my rankings on the question of where I thought I could win the fastest for the longest time. 1. Texas Texas has all the hallmarks of a great college football...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Big 12 coaching jobs

The kind folks at Athlon Sports asked me to participate in an experts poll ranking the Big 12 coaching jobs. (Insert joke here.) You can find the results here. For the sake of conversation, here’s how I voted. Note that I based my rankings on the question of where I thought I could win the fastest for the longest time. 1. Texas Texas has all the hallmarks of a great college football...
Via The Student Section
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2015

To say the University of Oklahoma had a rough season in 2014, would be an understatement. In fact, OU was looking at rough in the rear-view mirror. The Sooners had a season that left them with lots of questions and a “back to the drawing board” mentality. While OU was heavily ranked and favored at the start of last season, issues began to take hold leaving OU football in the...
Via Football Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma's Ty Darlington: The SAE scandal almost tore us apart

NORMAN, Okla. -- Just over a month ago, Oklahoma's players walked on to their practice field arm-in-arm, clad in black, in a powerful image of unity. The Sooners -- including coach Bob Stoops standing front and center -- had spent hours that week planning their response to a disgusting viral video that showed members of the school's SAE fraternity singing a racist chant aboard a...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

All blame will be on Bob Stoops if Oklahoma flops again in 2015

NORMAN, Okla. -- Bob Stoops wants to make one thing clear. "It's my fault," that Oklahoma suffered a disappointing 8-5 season and bowl game debacle against Clemson last season, the Sooners coach said during an interview in his office this week. As opposed to blaming it on the co-offensive coordinators -- one of them his own former national championship quarterback, Josh Heupel -...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Expelled student apologized to Oklahoma football players

The University of Oklahoma football team's unity was on display in early March after the racist Sigma Alpha Epsilon video surfaced. The Sooners and coach Bob Stoops showed solidarity on the campus and to the nation in the midst of the ugly incident. They did not practice for a week and walked arm in arm silently across campus. The message was strong. On Saturday, USA Today reported...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Austin Kendall Commits to Oklahoma Sooners over Kentucky and Auburn

After a brief flirtation with Kentucky and head coach Mark Stoops, 2016 four star quarterback Austin Kendall has committed to brother Bob Stoops and the Oklahoma Sooners instead. I have officially committed to the University of Oklahoma!! Kendall threw for 4,461 yards with 45 touchdowns and 15 interceptions last season. He is the No. 8 […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 2016 4-Star QB Austin Kendall Has Committed To Oklahoma

One of the top quarterbacks in the 2016 class has committed to Oklahoma, according to a report.  Austin Kendall, a four-star quarterback out of Waxhaw, North Carolina, has pledged to play for the Sooners, according to Brandon Drumm of The Football Brainiacs.  Kendall, a 6-foot-2, 205-pound pro-style quarterback, is ranked the No. 8 player at his position by 247 Sports’ Composite...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Stoops: ‘Proud’ of Sooners’ response to video

Oklahoma Sooners coach Bob Stoops says he still has a difficult time comprehending the level of racism in an OU fraternity video but now believes his program and his players might be the best option to help frame a national discussion of the issue.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: First Look At Former 5-Star RB Joe Mixon Practicing In An Oklahoma Uniform

Joe Mixon, a former five-star running back who was suspended for the entire 2014 season due to an alleged assault, has rejoined the Oklahoma football program.  The 6-foot-2, 211-pound running back officially got back onto the Sooners’ squad in February. Bob Stoops announced earlier this month that Mixon will be practicing with the team but won’t be playing in the spring game...
Via College Spun
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Leads The Charge In Oklahoma Anti-Racism Video

Bob Stoops takes the reins and leads the charge for his program in this Oklahoma athletics anti-racism video.
Via Gamedayr
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma, Bob Stoops Release “Racism: We Won’t Stand For It” Video Statement

Reaction continues to pour in regarding the incredibly offensive video of SAE fraternity brothers chanting racial slurs last week, and the University of Oklahoma continues to make it clear that it will not tolerate racism on campus. Friday, head football coach Bob Stoops issued another statement regarding the matter – this time on video. Stoops and Oklahoma released a short YouTube...
Via College Spun
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

In Response To Racist Video, Oklahoma Football Team Will Wear Black At Practice Starting March 23

Thursday, Oklahoma football’s student-athletes released an official statement in response to the circulation of the video showing numerous SAE fraternity brothers chanting racial slurs on a bus last week. Quarterback Trevor Knight posted a snapshot of the statement to his Twitter account. In the statement, OU’s players commend school president David Boren and head coach Bob Stoops...
Via College Spun
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma football, Bob Stoops Lead Demonstration in Response to Racist Video

If there’s a way to make a positive out of an awful situation, University of Oklahoma athletics is doing the work. The Oklahoma campus...
Via Athlon Sports
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma football players protest racist video

There has been a ton of fallout in response to a racist video that surfaced over the weekend that shows Oklahoma University students chanting racist remarks. The video shows members of the OU chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon participating in the chants. Since its publication, Oklahoma has severed ties with the fraternity and some members could be expelled as a result. Now the school’s...
Via Rumors and Rants
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Football Cancels Practice In The Wake Of Demonstrations On Campus

The University of Oklahoma has been rocked the past two days after video surfaced of alleged Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity members and OU students participating in a despicable racist chant. The OU football team and head coach Bob Stoops have stood with members of the student body demonstrating against the video and racism in general. The Sooners canceled spring practice today in...
Via College Spun
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops calls racist Sigma Alpha Epsilon video "appalling."

Bob Stoops and Oklahoma players at anti-SAE protest. Photo via @GuerinEmig.Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops has described the video of members of an University of Oklahoma fraternity chanting racial slurs that went viral on Sunday as "appalling."Stoops spoke to The Tulsa World about the incident."It’s sad the ignorance that can still be there with some people. It’s just appalling...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops calls racist video by fraternity appalling during protest

Oklahoma athletes are moved to actions in wake of racist video by fraternity on campus.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
March 09, 2015

Bob Stoops Issues Statement, Vows To “Fight Racism Everywhere”

Sooners head football coach Bob Stoops is making it clear how he feels about racism at the University of Oklahoma. Monday morning, in response to the circulation of a video that allegedly shows members of the SAE fraternity on campus engaging in a racist chant, Stoops joined his players for a peaceful demonstration. Now, he’s taken to Twitter to make a statement and vow to fight...
Via College Spun
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos/Video: Oklahoma Football Started Practice Saturday

The Oklahoma Sooners didn’t have a fantastic 2014 campaign, as the team finished with an 8-5 record and a terrible bowl game loss to Clemson. Head coach Bob Stoops survived the offseason, though the same cannot be said for many of his former assistants. But heading into the 2015 season, it looks like there’s a lot of energy in Norman – at least on day one of practice. Oklahoma...
Via College Spun
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Bob Stoops, Kirk Ferentz, Todd Fitch, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Friday Edition.The difficult we do immediately. The impossible takes a little longer. Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops says that he will take his time in deciding who will be the Sooners' starting quarterback. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)The Fitch is in.Michael Vega profiles Boston College offensive coordinator Todd Fitch. (The Boston Globe)Break On Through to the Other...
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March 06, 2015  |  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
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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