The mercurial state of college football could be summed up by listening to Big 12 coaches respond to questions Monday as spring practices draw to a close.
Whatever Bob Stoops may have said about the overall strength of the Southeastern Conference, that apparently doesn’t apply when it comes to the challenge he sees before 11th-ranked Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl.
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops says the position of starting quarterback will once again likely be a “game-time decision” when the 11th-ranked Sooners face Alabama in the Sugar Bowl.
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops made two things clear Monday: There won’t be a change at quarterback for the Sooners and he is OK with the direction his program is headed.
Alongside fifth-ranked Baylor, No. 13 Oklahoma, No. 15 Texas Tech and No. 18 Oklahoma State, it’s unranked Texas (5-2, 4-0) that can take sole possession of first place over the idle Bears with a win at home Saturday against Kansas.
While the Sooners have the No. 1 pass defense in the nation, Stoops said slowing down Texas Tech will be the job of more than just the defensive unit. The offense must help as well.
After a 36-20 victory over Oklahoma, the only win for McCoy and this group of Texas seniors, the tone of their final season has suddenly changed.
All that matters to Texas coach Mack Brown this week is trying to win a game.
With his support waning with every loss, Texas coach Mack Brown could really use a victory this Saturday in the Red River Rivalry against Oklahoma.
It has only happened five times during Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops’ 15-year tenure, but occasionally another team comes to town and beats the Sooners on their home field.
No. 1 Alabama won the national championship last season, becoming the seventh straight SEC team to do so. Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is questioning the overall strength of the SEC.
Coach Bob Stoops said Monday that junior Blake Bell will start on Saturday against Tulsa. He says Trevor Knight suffered a bruised knee late in the first half of Oklahoma’s 16-7 win over West Virginia and will miss one to two weeks.