5 college football teams that should throw everything at hiring Bob Stoops

Bob Stoops, Arlington Renegades. (Photo by Sam Hodde/Getty Images)
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Bob Stoops, Joe Castiglione, Oklahoma Sooners
Bob Stoops, Joe Castiglione, Oklahoma Sooners. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images) /

What if I told you there is a chance Oklahoma could give Bob Stoops his job back?

Even though is son Drake is one of the Oklahoma Golf Boys, who says you can’t go home if you’re Coach Stoops? He’s like the best thing to ever happen to them. Stoops is beloved in Norman, and he actually knows how to win games. If Brent Venables figures it out fast, then sure, he’ll be fine like Mike Norvell is at Florida State. But if they go 6-7 again, Stoops can fix this John Blake mess…

Oklahoma may be joining the SEC, but Stoops would be more than ready to handle all that comes with the gauntlet of a new league. He did work at Florida before. His two younger brothers are chopping it up in Lexington, and doing a mighty fine job of it in the Bluegrass State, if you ask me. Of course, Oklahoma could become an even further west version of Auburn. Does he want that?

See, reaching into one’s past to solve a current problem is never a great idea to begin with, but Oklahoma could be lambs for slaughter in the new SEC. This was the preeminent program in the Big 12 for decades … because of Stoops! Switching leagues takes OU from a top-three job in the country to maybe the sixth-best gig in a 16-team league SEC. Whatever, this is Big Game Bob!

If Joe Castiglione has seen enough, he might get the Boomer Sooner boosters to circle the wagon.