We’re admittedly a week late on this, but it’s such a great story, we think it’s still worth telling. At this year’s Sooner Caravan in Oklahoma City, Sooners head coach Bob Stoops explained how he first learned that his team would be taking on two-time defending national champion Alabama in the Sugar Bowl last season.
In a nutshell, Stoops was first excited to learn that it would be the Sugar Bowl, since it was the only BCS game the program hadn’t won. But he was also a little worried about their opponent, given the circumstances. Luckily, his wife Carol was there to smack some sense into him. Enjoy: