Riley's 'whirlwind' to youngest FBS head coach with Sooners
July 16, 2017
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Lincoln Riley never expected this.
Two months ago, he was the offensive coordinator at Oklahoma. On Monday, the 33-year-old Riley was center stage representing the preseason league favorites as the youngest head coach in the Bowl Subdivision less than six weeks after Bob Stoops' surprise retirement following 18 seasons, 10 conference titles and a national championship with the Sooners.
"It's been probably best described as whirlwind," Riley said. "Tough to describe kind of all the emotions that went into that day and that decision, and still a little bit of a dream fo...