WATCH: Bob Stoops answers your questions, including why he punted to Tyreek Hill

WATCH: Bob Stoops answers your questions, including why he punted to Tyreek Hill

Conversations with Coach: Stoops answers questions from readers, fans and even a certain Sellout Crowd colleague. There are plenty of revelations.

Mike Sherman

By Mike Sherman

| Nov 2, 2023, 6:00am CDT

Mike Sherman

By Mike Sherman

Nov 2, 2023, 6:00am CDT

In this episode of Conversations with Coach, Bob Stoops answers questions from readers, fans and even a certain Sellout Crowd colleague. Among the revelations:

* Why the last scheduled Bedlam game reminds him of another lost rivalry and which current rivalry gives him hope for the OU-OSU future.

* What about his OU coaching career inspired him to confide to a friend: “I think I’ve ruined my life.”

* What it’s like being known as the guy who punted twice to Tyreek Hill and this: “I’m going to give myself a little defense here.”

* How the upcoming move to the SEC is already changing OU.

* What makes Youngstown a breeding ground for football coaches.

* What he ranks as the greatest win of his coaching career.

* The risks of attempting to sere as your own orthopedist. 

* Why he made Oklahoma home.

* His greatest memory as a player. “You can look it up.”

Producer: Jacquelyn Musgrove

Creative Director: Michael Lane

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Mike Sherman is the director of content for Sellout Crowd. He spent the majority of his 39 years in journalism at The Oklahoman, first as a sportswriter and then as the sports editor. His staff routinely produced award-winning coverage of the Sooners, Cowboys, Thunder, high school sports and major events. Mike is a past president of the Associated Press Sports Editors. His career includes tenures as the sports editor with the Tampa Bay Times and Utica (N.Y.) Observer-Dispatch, an assistant city editor with The Tennessean in Nashville and a reporter for the Daily Local News in West Chester, Pa. More recently, he spent three years as executive editor for Oklahoma Watch, a non-profit investigative news organization in Oklahoma City. Mike and his wife, Cathleen, live in Edmond, Oklahoma, where they raised four children. Email Mike at mikesherman@selloutcrowd. Follow him at @MikeSherman on X/Twitter.

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