Bob Stoops, XFL Dallas

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Bob Stoops Introduced As Head Coach, General Manager Of Dallas XFL Team

February 07, 2019 - 1:52 pm

ARLINGTON (105.3 THE FAN) - Former Oklahona Sooner coach Bob Stoops was officially named as the head coach and General Manager of the new XFL Dallas team on Thursday. 

Stoops was the head coach at Oklahoma for 18 years before stepping away for successor Lincoln Riley.

At his time in Oklahoma, Stoops was 190-48 with 10 Big 12 Championships and 1 National Title. He was also a 2-time recipient of the Walter Camp Coach of the Year award and won AP Coach of the year once. 

The timing of the announcement comes just days before rival league AAF kicks off its 2019 schedule at Spectrum Stadium on Florida on February 9th.