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Oklahoma Head Coach Bob Stoops Retiring After 18 Seasons


Bob Stoops is reportedly leaving the Oklahoma football program.

According to, the Sooners coach plans to tell the team he is retiring and offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley will take over as head coach. 

Stoops said his health wasn't a factor in his decision.

"I feel like the timing is perfect to hand over the reins," Stoops said in a statement. "The program is in tremendous shape."

Stoops leaves behind quite the legacy in Norman.