Bob Stoops

Bob Stoops Age, Net Worth & All Biography - Updated Dec 2022

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Updated On October 19, 2022

Bob Stoops is widely known for being a football coach. Bob Stoops was the head coach at the University of Oklahoma from 1999-2016.

Early life

On September 9, 1960, Robert Anthony Stoops aka Bob Stoops was born in Youngtown, Ohio. As of now, he is already 61 years old and his zodiac sign is Virgos. He was born to his father named Ron Stoops Sr and his mother named Evelyn Stoops.

He has siblings named Mike Josephs Stoops and Mark Thomas Stoops. Thus, his father worked as a defensive coordinator for a high school.


Talking about his educational background, he graduated from Cardinal Mooney High School. Later on, he enrolled his name at the University of Lowa.

Career and Professional Life

In 1985, Bob Stoops started working as a graduate assistant for the University of Iowa. Thus, he was hired as their assistant coach in 1987. He moved to Kent State after spending 2 seasons with the Sooners. With the team, he worked for just a season. Also, Kansas State University hired him as their new defensive coordinator, in 1989. The University of Florida announced him as their new Defensive coordinator, in 1996.

Bob Stoops

Caption: Bob Stoops in a game. Source: Getty Image

Later on, he hired Bob as the new head coach, of the University of Oklahoma, in 1999. In the 2000 Big 12 Conference title, and the National Championship title, he led his team. Also, he led his team to the Big 12 South Division. Fortunately, he won over half a dozen awards. It also includes Ap Coach of the Year, Big 12 Coach of the year, etc. He led the team to ten Big 12 title championships, in the tenure of 16 years. Also, he led his team in eight Big 12 South Division Championships.

He led the Sooners back to the top 25 and went to the Cotton Bowl, in the 2012 season. Unfortunately, they lose to the Heisman Trophy-winner Johnny Manziel and the Texas A&M Aggies. Hence, several of Stoops’ assistants became head coaches, during his career at Oklahoma. Thus, it was at other Division I-A programs, including brother Mike Stoops (Arizona). It also included Mark Mangino (Kansas), Mike Leach (Texas Tech, Washington State, and more.

More about his career

In the BCS era, he is the only head coach to have won the Rose Bowl, Orange Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, and Sugar Bowl. He announced his retirement from college coaching, on June 7, 2017. Therefore, he was succeeded by Lincoln Riley as Oklahoma’s head football coach. Also, he announced his plans to come out of retirement, on February 7, 2019. Thus, he was named head coach/general manager of the upcoming Dallas Renegades in the XFL.

On April 14, 2020, he served in this role until the league ceased operations. It was due to bankruptcy stemming from the COVID-19 outbreak. Soon, he re-signed with the XFL, on April 13, 2022. He was named interim head coach for Oklahoma’s bowl game, on November 28, 2021.

Net Worth

Bob Stoops has established a successful career as a football coach. Thus, he has earned an estimated net worth of $10 million. For several years, he was ranked among the highest-paid coach in the league. In 2020, while he worked as a head coach, he charged a whopping amount of $1 million.

Personal Life

Bob Stoops has been married for a long time to Carol Stoops, a Mary Kay National Sales Director. Together they are blessed with 3 children named. His daughter now attends the University of Oklahoma. Drake plays wide receiver for the Oklahoma Sooners. Additionally, Isaac has coached at the high school level, as a wide receiver.

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Caption: Bob Stoops with his family. Source: Sports Illustrated

Body Measurements and Social Media

Unfortunately, he has not revealed his body measurement i.e, height, weight, body measurement, and more. Also, the coach has dark brown pairs of eyes and brown hair color. And, he has a Twitter account named @coachbobstoops, with 218.1k followers.