• Fans, students react to Bob Stoops' retirement


    TULSA, Okla. - Bob Stoops surprised many on Wednesday when he announced his retirement from the University of Oklahoma's football program.

    Stoops was head coach for 18 seasons. He took charge of the team in 1998 and is considered "the winningest coach in Oklahoma history."

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    Many people took to social media to react to the news, including members of the FOX23 team:

    FOX23's Ron Terrell went on Facebook live after the news dropped to talk about it:

    FOX23 Chief Meteorologist James Aydelott and Meteorologist Ben Walnick are OU alumni. They spent some time on Facebook live talking about the timing of Stoops' announcement:

    We're compiling a list of reactions from current and former Sooner players here:



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