NORMAN, Okla. — An Oklahoma legend has returned to Norman as his former football team works through the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Former head football coach Bob Stoops returned to the Sooners’ practice field this week, current head coach Lincoln Riley announced Tuesday.
“It’s been kind of in our hip pocket this whole time,” Riley said.
“If we had any staff member that fell off, we’ve got a hall of famer sitting on the bench.”
Riley took over the program when Stoops retired in 2017.
Stoops, 60, made his return as the Sooners deal with personnel issues related to COVID-19.
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