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Bob Stoops on coaching mentors: "I came up as a grad assistant, under the very best coaches there is and they had an effect on me."
Baranczyk has a career record of 200-97 (.673) and is the sixth head coach in the Big 12 Conference to reach the 200-win mark.
The Sooners' new coach had a whirlwind first day as he laid out a blueprint for his immediate future.
Former OU and current USC head football coach Lincoln Riley said Monday on the Jim Rome show that he spoke with new Sooners head coach Brent Venables before he accepted the job.
Sooners football, always part of Venables' "fiber," is now his responsibility. He sounds like a man who has waited years to own it.
The new OU coach says he has already spoken with quarterback Caleb Williams and his father.
A quick dive into the old Venables file to help reacquaint us with Oklahoma's new head football coach.
Taylor Robertson leads the nation with 42 3-pointers this season. She continues to take aim at the Big 12 career record of 392 (Laurie Koehn, Iowa State).
The Sooners are off to a 7-1 start. First-year coach Porter Moser is the third coach in program history to jump out at 7-1, joining Lon Kruger (2011-12) and Kelvin Sampson (1994).
Hundreds greeted Brent Venables and his family at OU’s Max Westheimer Airport upon his Sunday night arrival to Norman, and hundreds are once again greeting their new football coach Monday morning.Venables 'truly humbled to be back' at OklahomaGuerin Emig: Brent Venables returns and OU football makes sense againGuerin Emig: $33,000, a 'Chainsaw' and rooming with a Stoops: Seven short stories about Brent Venables
"There's nothing we can do," said OU quarterback Sam Bradford. "Now it's just up to the computers."
Joe Castiglione brings home the most sensible coaching candidate available since the moment Lincoln Riley split for USC
Coach's arrival caps wild week for Sooner Nation
It will be the first time that the Sooners have played in the San Antonio-based bowl, which will kick off at 8:15 p.m. Dec. 29.
"This is an incredibly special opportunity," said Venables in a statement.
Oklahoma will face Oregon in the Alamo Bowl. The Sooners have won six of seven meetings against the Ducks.
Bowl games for Tulsa, OU and OSU will be Dec. 20, Dec. 29 and Jan. 1, respectively.
After the first week, Bob Stoops has been able to keep a football roster calm while awaiting the school's next football coach.
The Sooners improved to 7-1 with their fourth straight victory
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