Bob Stoops Expected to Receive Pay Raise

Posted by Gilbert Sam on 11:20 PM
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An enhanced contract for Oklahoma's Bob Stoops will go before the school's board of regents Wednesday, pushing the Sooners coach closer to the top of highest-paid coaches, has learned.

Stoops – coming off a fourth straight double-digit-win season and a resounding Sugar Bowl victory over Alabama – is expected to hit the $5 million annual threshold sooner than in his current deal, which reportedly called for $5-plus million from 2016-18 after escalators.

Stoops made $4.7 million last season according to USA Today's salary database, good enough for No. 5 nationally. (More at

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