Longhorn nation reacts to news of Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops retiring

Posted June 7th, 2017


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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Houston coach, former Longhorn Major Applewhite


Fan reaction

And of course, Lake Travis product Baker Mayfield…

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