After an illustrious 18-year career as head coach at OU, Bob Stoops stepped aside, paving the way for Lincoln Riley to take over the reins of the Sooners.
As evidenced by the media contingent on hand and attention on Norman Wednesday, it was certainly a big news day not only in Oklahoma, but nationwide.
stoops bids Farewell
"I'm grateful for this season of my life, and feel I've fulfilled my purpose here at OU as its head football coach."
our new coach
Humble, yet confident and charismatic, Lincoln Riley addressed the media for the first time as head coach of the Sooners.
at peace with his decision
Throughout the news conference, it was clear Stoops' decision was well thought out and he was excited about the next chapter in his life.