Some facts about the 2000 Oklahoma Sooners:


Tuesday, August 15th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


SCHOOL COLORS: Crimson and cream
FOUNDED: 1890
ENROLLMENT: 23,600
LOCATED: Norman, Okla.
COACH: Bob Stoops, second season (7-5 overall and at Oklahoma).
1999 RECORD: 7-5 (5-3 in Big 12, tied for second in South Div.)
LAST BOWL APPEARANCE: Independence Bowl after 1999 season, lost
27-25 to Mississippi.
STADIUM: Memorial Stadium (72,726)
RETURNING STARTERS: 7 offense, 8 defense.
KEY PLAYERS: QB Josh Heupel, sr; LB Rocky Calmus, jr; LB
Torrance Marshal, sr; TE Trent Smith, so; RB Quenton Griffin, so;
RB Seth Littrell, sr
KEY RECRUITS: LB Ronbrose Jones, Bristow (OK) HS; OL Wes Sims,
Weatherford (OK) HS; WR/DB Mark Clayton Arlington (TX) HS; QB
Hunter Wall, Coppel (TX) HS; WR Will Peoples, Humble (TX) HS
KEY DEPARTURES: OL Stockar McDougal, OL Matt O'Neal; SE/KR
Brandon Daniels; SE Jarrail Jackson; TE Matt Anderson; DB William
Bartee.
COACHSPEAK: "You have to have some success to feel confident.
We had it some last year. Hopefully, we've learned to be prepared
each and every week to be able to walk on the field knowing you
have a great chance to win."
2000 SCHEDULE:
Sep. 2 Texas-El Paso
Sep. 9 Arkansas State
Sep. 23 Rice
Sep. 30 Kansas
Oct. 7 Texas, at Dallas
Oct. 14 at Kansas St.
Oct. 28 vs. Nebraska
Nov. 4 at Baylor
Nov. 11 at Texas A&M
Nov. 18 vs. Texas Tech
Nov. 25 at Oklahoma St.