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BCS Championship: Pressure is on OU's coach Bob Stoops
NORMAN — The game that should happen will happen: Big 12 champion vs. SEC champion in the Big Bowl.
But the stakes are not the same for Oklahoma and Florida, the teams coronated Sunday for college football’s two-team playoff, Jan. 8 in Miami.
Both chase the same carrot. A national championship and all that comes with it: Eternal adoration from a devoted fan base; untold riches in terms of salaries for coaches and plusher towels...
OU college football head coach Bob Stoops speaks at a press conference at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Okla., Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008. STAFF PHOTO BY SARAH PHIPPS
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