Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops will retire after 18 seasons as the head football coach, Barry Tramel of the Oklahoman reports.

Following this change 33-year-old offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley will take over and lead the team this season.

Stoops leaves Oklahoma with a 190-48 record, 10 conference titles in the Big 12 and a 2001 National Championship.

Stoops also produced a pair of Heisman trophy winning quarterbacks in Jason White and Sam Bradford.

With Stoops out, Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz is now the longest tenured FBS coach.

TheLead365 will continue to update this breaking news story.

 

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