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"Bob Stoops: Has it Really Been Eleven Years?" was first aired on Sunday August 2nd 2009. Our Guest was Bob Stoops, Head Coach, Football, University of Oklahoma.

Our topics included:
  1. Discuss record you have had the past decade at Oklahoma
  2. Difficulty in making decision to accept the head coaching job here when it was offered by Joe Castiglione
  3. How his family is enjoying living in Oklahoma and Norman
  4. Typical calendar year for him starting with fall practice in August
  5. After the season is over around the first of the year, what he does the rest of the year up to spring practice and then during the summer up to the beginning of fall practice
  6. Biggest surprises to him you over this past decade at Oklahoma
  7. Bill Snyder reassuming the head coaching position at Kansas State
  8. His expectation for the Sooners this year
  9. His goals
  10. How he likes the BCS format for the selection of the National Champion
  11. Should the Big 12 Conference be more or less competitive this year than in the recent past
  12. "Surprise" teams in the Big 12 this year we should be watching for
  13. Football as a major revenue producer for the Athletic Department, recent donation made by the Athletic Department to the University for the University's general budget this year
  14. Difficulty in evaluating high school graduating seniors from the standpoint of work ethic, character, likelihood of academic success and other non-football skills
  15. Importance of doing job correctly
  16. When he first came to Norman, Sooners hadn't had a winning season in five (5) years and hadn't been in a post-season bowl game in four (4) years, difficulty in turning that around
  17. His relationship with the Athletic Director, the University President and the University of Oklahoma staff in general
  18. Their importance to the team's success

Bob Stoops, Mick Cornett, Kent Meyers