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Longhorn nation reacts to news of Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops retiring

Posted June 7th, 2017

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Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops shocked the college football world Wednesday when he announced his retirement after 18 seasons leading the Sooners.

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Reactions were strong among the Texas community, where players and fans have grown accustomed to Stoops as an arch rival over the past 18 seasons. Here’s a sampling of what players, coaches and media had to say about Stoops’ surprising departure.

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Current Texas players and coaching staff

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https://twitter.com/Official_MalikJ/status/872532871449391104

https://twitter.com/OfficialShon_4/status/872537078164332545

https://twitter.com/KobeBoyce3/status/872533831475220482

Houston coach, former Longhorn Major Applewhite

https://twitter.com/Joseph_Duarte/status/872567790447841280

Media

https://twitter.com/kbohls/status/872537874645868545

https://twitter.com/kbohls/status/872540926245318656

https://twitter.com/CravenMike/status/872533592508817409

https://twitter.com/suzhalliburton/status/872546856039043077

https://twitter.com/suzhalliburton/status/872547103565918208

https://twitter.com/suzhalliburton/status/872547370403340288

https://twitter.com/slmandel/status/872573760154476545

https://twitter.com/JimMWeber/status/872533102433882113

Fan reaction

https://twitter.com/Bitterwhiteguy/status/872531915391238144

And of course, Lake Travis product Baker Mayfield…

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