Bob Stoops & Mark Mangino discuss the perfect recipe that led to the Sooners’ 2000 Championship

Conversations with Coach

Dec 7 2023 • 35 mins

- Mark Mangino AKA “Bear” a name that Stoops has been calling him since their days together at Kansas State
- Mangino got to KState in 1991 a couple of years after Stoops
- Mangino became the Kansas head coach in 2002
- 12 win season in 2007
- Mangino and Stoops used to get into trouble taking too much time during their lunch breaks playing racquetball
- Coach Bill Snyder and fun Kansas State stories
- Kale Gundy guest experience and talking about his friendship with Mark Mangino
- Mike Leach funny stories
- Mangino becomes OC after the 1999 season and helped OU win the 2000 national title
- Mangino being able to delegate and crowdsourcing ideas from around his offensive staff room.
- Josh Heupel predicted everything that would happen that season before the year started in a meeting.
- ”Why not us?”
- Heupel went game by game and asked why OU couldn’t win every game?
- Taking over Kansas in 2002 and the process of turning things around that peaked in the 2007 season.
- Stoops’ brother and Mangino still run up Bob’s bill at a local country club around Youngstown
- Mangino nicknamed Drake and Isaac Stoops as “Mugsy and Sluggo”
- Stoops getting a black eye in his front yard playing basketball with his kids and showing up to an OU staff meeting with a shiner

Producer: Jacquelyn Musgrove
Creative Director: Michael Lane

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