Florida coaching rumors: Bob Stoops makes statement about Gators job
Bob Stoops as been one of the more dark horse candidates mentioned for the open Florida job in recent days, and the former Oklahoma coach and Florida defensive coordinator has weighed in with his thoughts on the matter.
“I love what I’m doing with TV…I enjoy watching my son play, and the Sooners…I’m not looking to get in to that [job],” he said, per Matt Ravis of the The Sports Animal in Oklahoma. Stoops added that Florida is one of the best jobs out there, and has great memories of his time there.
Stoops coached Oklahoma from 1999-2016. He led the Sooners to the national title in just his second season, back in 2000, and coached last with the Dallas Renegades of the XFL.
During his time at Oklahoma, he led the Sooners to 10 Big 12 titles. His brother Mark is the head coach of Kentucky.