Stoops Welcomes Bye Week Before Bedlam

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Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops is glad his team has a bye week the week before a huge Bedlam game at home against Oklahoma State.

The Sooners will play the Cowboys on December 3 in Norman, for the Big 12 championship and, barring an unlikely spot in the College Football Playoff, a berth in the Sugar Bowl.

Stoops said last year he didn't want to have a bye, and there was not a bye the week before Bedlam.

This year there is a bye, and Stoops likes it.