Robert Anthony Stoops, professionally known as Bob Stoops, is one of the greatest American Football coaches ever. He is also known as the Goats(Greatest Of All Time) of Football coaches. Stoops is at a whole new level when it comes to managing football teams. Bob also got enlisted in the 2021 College Football Hall Of Fame. He single-handedly lifted Oklahoma Sooners from oblivion! Today, Oklahoma Sooners is one of the greatest College Football Teams ever.
Bob Stoops was born in Youngstown, Ohio, in 1968. He is one of the six children of Mr. Ron & Evelyn Stoops. Stoops graduated from Cardinal Mooney High School. Ron Stoops used to be the defensive coordinator of that school. All the four Stoop brothers got coached by their fathers in the Mooney High School. During one of the games in 1998, Ron jr. felt chest pain while playing. He, unfortunately, succumbed before reaching the hospital. Ben Stoops started playing for the University of Lova. He played as a defensive back for four years (1979-1982.) In 1982, he got named as the MVP of that team.
Stoops graduated with a marketing degree from the University. He started his coaching career by becoming an assistant coach at Kent State University in 1988. In the same year, he joined Kansas State University as a defensive coordinator. Till 1999, he worked as an assistant manager in Kansas & Florida(later on.) In 2000, he joined Oklahoma Sooners as their head coach. Since then, he has won the coach of the year awards six times. Bob has won eight other prestigious coach awards! From 2000-2016, Oklahoma Sooners have shaken the football world due to one man. His name is Bob Stoops!
Bob Stoops Net Worth: What Is The Worth Of The Legendary Coach?
Let’s get right to the point! Bob Stoops’ Net Worth is estimated to be around $20 Million! Most of this heavy income came from being the head coach of Oklahoma. You can say his Net Worth was $1 million before becoming the head coach. So let’s find out how! Bob Stoops was the assistant coach of Iowa, Kansas, and Florida universities. His stint at Kansas was flawless. He showed glimpses of his unreal strategy-making skills. Later on, he joined Florida, and then Oklahoma signed him as the head coach.
The man is the face of Oklahoma Sooners. The College football team from the University of Oklahoma was in a desperate state. They did not reach one bowl game in six years. After Bob got assigned, he helped them get to their first bowl game since ’94! In his first year itself, he led Oklahoma to an Orange Bowl win. Stoops also guided them to the National Championship in 2000. Bob won his first award in 2000, the Paul “Bear” Bryant Award. Stoops also won the Home Depot Coach Of The Year in 2000. He won the Walter Camp, Coach Of The Year two times (2000, 2003)
Bob Stoops is the only manager to have achieved the Fiesta Bowl, Sugar Bowl, and the Orange Bowl. His annual salary is estimated to be $4 Million. Bob has guided Oklahoma to the Big 12 ten times in his tenure. During that tenure in Big 12, he won the Coach Of The Year award six times! In 2017, Bob Stoops retired. Lincoln Riley took over his place as the head coach. It is hard to say that Lincoln will be as effective as Bob!
Personal Life Of The Former Head Coach: All About The Stoops Family
Bob Stoops tied knots with Mary Kay at a very young age. Mary is a National Sales Director. The couple has three children. All the three are in Oklahoma. The daughter, Mackenzie Stoops, is studying at the University of Oklahoma. The other two are twin boys, Isaac & Drake Stoops. Both Isaac and Drake play for Oklahoma Sooners. They play in the position of wide receivers. It seems crystal clear that the boys are following their great father’s footsteps. Bob Stoops has a younger brother named Mike Stoops. He used to be the defensive coordinator for Oklahoma Sooners. Mike Stoops is also the former head coach of the University Of Arizona. The youngest brother in the family, Mark Stoops, got into the same business! He became the head manager of the University Of Kentucky in 2012.