NORMAN, Okla. - Quick Facts:
- Bob Stoops is retiring as football coach at the University of Oklahoma.
- Here are some of his accomplishments from the past 18 seasons.
Bob Stoops announced Wednesday that he is retiring as coach of the University of Oklahoma football team.
He'll leave behind an 18-season run as the "winningest coach in Oklahoma history" and has a record of 190-48.
According to the school's athletics department, Stoops broke a record set by former coach Barry Switzer when he brought the team to 18 consecutive bowl berths.
The team played in 10 Big 12 championships under Stoops and won the national title in 2000.
When it comes to players recruited under his leadership, 79 became NFL draft picks and two won the Hesiman Trophy: Jason White in 2003 and Sam Bradford in 2008.
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