There’s a First Time for Everything

By John Rohde

Special to SoonerSports.com

AUGUST 31, 2017

Bob Stoops said he felt prepared going into his first game as Oklahoma’s head football coach�in September 1999, but he still had some anxiety.

“I was always anxious before games,” Stoops admitted. “Not so much nervous, but it’s hard to pace yourself. You just want to get out there and play the game. You want it