Statement from retiring Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops
June 8, 2017
Excerpts from a university-provided statement from Bob Stoops, who is retiring after 18 seasons as head coach at Oklahoma:
After 18 years at the University of Oklahoma, I've decided to step down as the head football coach. I understand there has been some speculation about my health. My health was not the deciding factor in this decision and I've had no incidents that would prevent me from coaching. I feel the timing is perfect to hand over the reins. The program is in tremendous shape. We have outstanding players and coaches and are poised to make another run at a Big 12 and national champ...