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Bob Stoops on Why He’s Retiring Now

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Bob Stoops announced his retirement as the head football coach at the University of Oklahoma on Wednesday, and speculation began immediately about why.

Stoops said in a statement health was not a deciding factor in his decision, but he did not dismiss health completely as a reason.

At a news conference in Norman on Wednesday, Stoops implied personal reasons, among many other reasons, added up to his decision to retire.