For Mike Stoops, times have never been more different

NORMAN — Mike Stoops said he knew for a little more than a week about his older brother’s plans to retire.

It was just enough time, perhaps, to talk Bob Stoops out of it.

“We talked and I tried,” Stoops said. “I didn’t want to push it too far. He yells at me enough sometimes.

“That wasn’t going to work.”

Bob Stoops’ time