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Mike Stoops enjoying being on the field again

After eight seasons as a head coach, Mike Stoops is transitioning back to the life of an assistant...and enjoying the change.

Since being back at Oklahoma, Mike said he went out to the first few practices thinking like a head coach. "It took me a couple of days to realize I wasn't the head coach" he said, "I realized pretty quick I wasn't."

Coach Stoops went on to say that he now has time to enjoy the "personal" side of things more now and being a head coach allowed him to learn a ton.

"I learned so much. I have so much more grasp of college football and the overall operation. I understand what a head coach goes through." he added.