Published: March 24, 2008
Back on the field
After 11 days away from football to relax during spring break, the Sooners will resume spring practice this afternoon.

OU will also practice Wednesday and Friday before conducting its first open scrimmage on Saturday. The Sooners will also have a scrimmage on April 5 before the annual Red-White spring game on April 12.

•Stoops says Fiesta Bowl loss behind Sooners: OU coach Bob Stoops said that losing 48-28 to West Virginia in the Fiesta Bowl hasn't had an impact on how the 2008 Sooners have practiced so far this spring.

"I say this all the time, I've never seen one year tied to the other. We've won the national championship before, and it didn't have anything to do with the next year,” Stoops said. "We've lost it, and it didn't have anything to do with the next year. It's a different team, different players, coaches change here and there.

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