Bob Stoops’ NFL Draft stories: Drake’s future, 2010 memories and when Belichick calls

Bob Stoops’ NFL Draft stories: Drake’s future, 2010 memories and when Belichick calls

Bob Stoops dishes on why Bill Belichick called him before NFL Drafts, why Stoops never entered a draft green room and the draft advice he gave to Jammal Brown and Mark Clayton.

Sellout Crowd Network

By Sellout Crowd Network

| Apr 30, 2024, 2:00pm CDT

Sellout Crowd Network

By Sellout Crowd Network

Apr 30, 2024, 2:00pm CDT

 

In all his years as the OU football coach, Bob Stoops never experienced an NFL Draft. He reserved that experience for the players’ family. But last weekend gave him a taste of the family draft experience. On this episode of Conversations with Coach, Stoops and Sellout Crowd’s Jenni Carlson talk about that change of perspective, from the head coach of a draft prospect to the father of one.

Episode highlights:

1:24: What the NFL Draft was like for Bob as the father of former OU receiver Drake Stoops.

3:18: How Drake could fit as an undrafted free agent with the Los Angeles Rams.

4:14: How he approached draft day as the Sooners coach.

5:05: His memories of the 2010 NFL Draft, when Sooners Sam Bradford, Gerald McCoy and Trent Williams were drafted first, third and fourth.

6:51: Why he never made it to the NFL Draft green room.

7:22: His response any time an NFL coach or scout called about one of his players.

9:30 What happened when he saw a cellphone call from Foxboro.

10:22 The story of his draft advice to Jammal Brown and Mark Clayton.

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