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Bob Stoops
Bob Stoops
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Bob Stoops
Bob Stoops
Bob Stoops
Bob Stoops
Bob Stoops
Bob Stoops
Bob Stoops

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Position(s): DB

Bob Stoops attended Cardinal Mooney High School in Youngstown, Ohio. He was coached by his father in high school, and his brothers Mike and Mark also attended Iowa.

He was recruited by Bob Commings, also from Ohio, but only spent one year at Iowa before Commings was fired and Hayden Fry was hired. Stoops was a four-year starter, and one-time All-Big Ten selection at defensive back, despite his smaller frame. He was named Iowa’s Team MVP in 1982.

Stoops had even greater success as a coach. After working as a grad assistant at Iowa, he held various coordinator and positions at Kansas State and Florida before being named Head Coach at Oklahoma. At the same time, Kirk Ferentz was named Head Coach at Iowa, and many fans were hoping that Stoops would be the Iowa coach (he had interviewed for the job).

During the 2000 season, Stoops led the Sooners to an Orange Bowl victory and a national championship. Stoops was awarded the Paul "Bear" Bryant Award in 2000 and the Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award in 2000 and 2003.

He was born 9/9/1960 and is 61 years old.

All Conference: First Team (1982) College Football Hall of Fame 



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No Excuses: The Making of a Head Coach No Excuses: The Making of a Head Coach (9/10/2019)
Former Iowa player and assistant coach Bob Stoops explains his rise from undersized football player to National Championship coach at Oklahoma, based on his mentoring from his dad (HS coach), Hayden Fry, Bill Snyder, and Steve Spurrier.

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Willie Guy
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Ettore Ewen
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Growing Up Hawkeye (
Derek Pagel)

Two Decades and Counting: The Streak, The Wins, The Hawkeyes: Thru the Eyes of Roy Marble (
Roy Marble)

Slavery in Sports: The Role of the Black Athlete (
Acie Earl)

Chuck Long: Destined for Greatness: The Story of Chuck Long and Resurgence of Iowa Hawkeyes Football (
Chuck Long)

No Excuses: The Making of a Head Coach (
Bob Stoops)

Bob Stoops - Iowa Hawkeyes Player Profile | Football - Summary of Iowa football and basketball games