Big 12 coaches keep it simple on stat sheet

Saturday night, most of the Big 12's coaches will be rehashing what went right and what went wrong in the first game of what may no longer be a shiny new 2014 season. Part of that assessment will be breaking down what the numbers say transpired on the field. But which numbers mean most to the guys in charge of teams? I wanted to find out, and I wasn't quite sure what to expect...
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Oklahoma coach Stoops takes nothing for granted

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops hasn't let his success go to his head. Stoops is the only coach to have won every BCS bowl game and a national title. Last season, he passed Barry Switzer as Oklahoma's winningest coach. He has a career record of 160-39 and closed last season with a stunning upset victory over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Even with all the pats...
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Big 12 Week 1 Preview and Predictions

Bob Stoops has been fighting the good fight all offseason long but the rubber meets the road now that the season is starting. Both Oklahoma...
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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...
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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...
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Louisiana Tech-Oklahoma Preview

(AP) - The Oklahoma Sooners are boldly talking about playing for a national title. ''It's where you want to be,'' quarterback Trevor Knight said. ''You look at the walls all around this place, that's what's happened before and where we want to be this year.'' There's plenty of reason for confidence. The fourth-ranked Sooners capped...
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Sooners must buck troublesome trend to reach playoff

Bob Stoops fielded a question Monday morning about what he was looking forward to most about college football's shiny, spankin' new playoff system.  "Hopefully us being in it," he said.  Stoops and 124 other coaches might say the same thing. Baylor's Art Briles actually did drop the same joke to the same question later on Monday.  The difference between Stoops...
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7 things to know heading into the Sooners' season opener

The Sooners first game of the season is Saturday in Norman, Okla., against Louisiana Tech. Here are seven things we learned Monday at the Bob Stoops weekly meet with the media: 1. Stoops is not going to talk about players who might not be with the the team in 2014 Yeah, even if you want to know if Dorial Green-Beckham is practicing well or is going to class or has any interest in...
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Joe Mixon Tweets That He’s Loyal To Bob Stoops, Plans On Staying At Oklahoma, Winning A Championship

Joe Mixon won’t be playing college football for Oklahoma this season. The five-star running back recruit, who was charged with a misdemeanor following an alleged assault incident, has been suspended from the team.  The talented tailback apparently will not be departing from the Sooners’ program, though. He’s reportedly enrolled in classes, and tonight, he tweeted out something...
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OU suspends RB Mixon for season

Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon has been suspended for the 2014 season, the university announced on Monday. The university's statement said president David Boren accepted AD Joe Castiglione and coach Bob Stoops' recommendation of the year-long suspension in the wake of a July 25 incident. He will be excluded from all team activities for 2014 and will be deleted...
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Video: Oklahoma Fans Will Get Fired Up For The 2014 Season After Watching This Excellent Hype Video

This may finally be the year. Oklahoma football hasn’t won a national title since 2000, but the expectations in Norman this year are the same as every year: win the Big 12 title and the national championship. Fortunately for Sooners fans, the team is absolutely stacked this year, and after upending Alabama in last year’s Sugar Bowl, Oklahoma comes into 2014 with a ton of momentum...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Uses Sooner Schooner To Take Players Ice Cream

Oklahoma Sooners head coach Bob Stoops was looking to keep the fall camp atmosphere light and I would have to say mission accomplished. That’s easily the coolest Ice Cream Schooner in the country. [@OU_Football] The post Bob Stoops Uses Sooner Schooner To Take Players Ice Cream appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Bob Stoops throws out ice cream while riding the Sooner Schooner

For anyone unfamiliar with Oklahoma Sooners football, after each Oklahoma touchdown, two white ponies pull the Sooner Schooner onto the field and then back off. With temperatures in Norman, Oklahoma, reaching the mid-90′s today, the Sooners football practice was probably tougher than usual today. Hoping to cool off his players today, Sooners head coach Bob Stoops took to the Sooner...
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Big Game Bobby Stoops Is An Ice Cream Santa Claus

Bob Stoops delivers ice cream to players after practice while riding the Sooner Schooner because he darn well can.
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Video: Bob Stoops Rode The Sooner Schooner Into Oklahoma’s Practice Today

Preseason camp can be pretty draining for college football players. Practicing everyday in the August heat is extremely repetitive and tiring, so coaches often attempt to do things to liven up the atmosphere.  Mark Richt recently gave his team an afternoon off so they could go swimming. Kevin Sumlin cancelled a practice and provided his players with a trip to the movies.  Bob Stoops...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Bob Stoops’ Story About Learning That Oklahoma Drew Alabama In The Sugar Bowl Is Awesome

We’re admittedly a week late on this, but it’s such a great story, we think it’s still worth telling. At this year’s Sooner Caravan in Oklahoma City, Sooners head coach Bob Stoops explained how he first learned that his team would be taking on two-time defending national champion Alabama in the Sugar Bowl last season.  In a nutshell, Stoops was first excited to learn that...
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More pressure, bigger expectations for Stoops in 2014

NORMAN, Okla. - Bob Stoops and Oklahoma didn't win the national championship in 2013, but Stoops, one could argue and be correct, did a masterful coaching job. He went through three quarterbacks, a change in defense, a change in offense and a mid-season slump which included a loss to Texas. Stoops and the Sooners also won at Notre Dame, won at Kansas State, won at Oklahoma State...
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Bob Stoops To The People Upset With His Comments About The SEC: ‘Get Over It’

Bob Stoops has spoken pretty openly about the SEC.  Last summer, the Oklahoma coach questioned the conference’s overall strength. His 2013 Sooners’ squad went on to defeat Alabama in the Sugar Bowl last January. In July, Stoops poked fun at Texas A&M’s non-conference schedule, calling the teams the Aggies will play “a bunch of toughies.”  Stoops is not backing down...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Comments On Oklahoma Freshman RB Joe Mixon, ‘Situation Isn’t Resolved Yet’

Earlier this week, Oklahoma athletics released a statement on Sooners’ freshman running back Joe Mixon. The five-star recruit was reportedly involved in an altercation at a sandwich shop in Norman, Okla. that allegedly led to an assault. OU’s statement said that Mixon will not be reporting to any team activities.  Today, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops commented on his player’s...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops Introduced At Event As ‘Man Who Singlehandedly Shut Up The SEC’

Bob Stoops is having a pretty good offseason.  The Oklahoma coach seems to have been riding high ever since the Sooners defeated Alabama in the Sugar Bowl, 45-31. It was a game very few people expected Oklahoma to win, but Stoops’ squad jumped all over the Crimson Tide and didn’t let up.  Last night at a Sooners Caravan event, Stoops was introduced as the SEC’s slayer. ...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Kicker’s Playbook Gets Right To The Point

We got iPads for our playbooks today. Here’s the only play loaded on mine.. — S. M. Hunnicutt (@Hunnicutt08) July 31, 2014 Bob Stoops passed out this season’s playbooks — which are contained on personal iPads — to his Oklahoma University team today. While the rest of the team will spend the next month deciphering complex blocking schemes and...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Sumlin on Stoops: 'We'd take him up on' Sooners vs. Aggies

Thanks to the recent rash of Texas A&M player arrests, Kevin Sumlin had plenty to talk about at his Friday night meeting with the Houston A&M Club. But his juiciest quote was -- not too surprisingly -- reserved for Oklahoma's Bob Stoops. At Big 12 Media Days, Stoops listed the Aggies' 2014 nonconference schedule (from memory) and with no small amount of sarcasm called...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sumlin responds to Stoops' comments of Aggies' schedule of 'toughies'

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops hasn't been afraid to voice his opinions about the SEC. Texas A&M and Oklahoma might not be conference rivals anymore, but Stoops took a shot at the Aggies earlier this week when discussing strength of schedule and the new college football playoff.   "They have Lamar, Rice, SMU and Louisiana-Monroe," Stoops said on ESPN. "Boy, those...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Sumlin Says Texas A&M Will Play Bob Stoops, Oklahoma Whenever They Want

Bob Stoops isn’t too impressed with Texas A&M’s non-conference schedule. “Boy, that’s a bunch of toughies,” the Oklahoma coach recently said of the four non-SEC teams on the Aggies’ 2014 campaign.  Kevin Sumlin isn’t bothered by that comment. The Texas A&M coach did say the Aggies would be glad to face Oklahoma whenever Bob Stoops would want.  Sumlin –...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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