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Stoops Retires, Riley Named Head Coach

By Mike Houck

Assistant A.D. / Strategic Communications

JUNE 07, 2017

NORMAN — University of Oklahoma President David Boren and Vice President and Athletics Director Joe Castiglione announced jointly today that Bob Stoops is retiring as the head football coach after 18 years at OU. He will be succeeded by current offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley. Stoops will remain as special assistant to the athletics director.