Stoops stepped in following Lincoln Riley's exit. Brent Venables has already been named Oklahoma's full-time head coach going forward, but Stoops did a nice job of preparing the Sooners for this game and letting Venables focus on next season.
Both schools have changed coaches seven times since 1990.
NORMAN, OK – SEPTEMBER 10 : Head Coach Bob Stoops of the Oklahoma Sooners claps during a timeout during the game against the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks September 10, 2016 at Gaylord Family Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. The Sooners defeated the Warhawks 59-17. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images) *** local caption *** Bob Stoops;