One national championship and ten Big 12 wins are not enough to describe the career of Bob Stoops. Known fondly as ‘Big Game Bob’ by his supporters, he is a former American college football coach. He had an impressive career record with the Oklahoma Sooners. Bob Stoops has accumulated an enormous net worth. This comes after a career spanning over 20 years, through which he received a hefty salary. The coach is also known for being a responsible family man with a wife and three children. He retired from coaching after his father died of a heart attack during a game in 1988.
Bob Stoops Net Worth, Salary.
The biographic information of Bob Stoops could be outlined clearly by listing out details about his salary, sources of income, career information, cars, and houses owned by him along with his net worth. These details could be presented as follows.
The net worth of Bob Stoops is estimated to be $18 million. This takes into account all his properties, earnings, and assets.
The annual salary of Bob Stoops before his retirement as head coach was estimated to be almost $5 million.
The sources of wealth for Bob Stoops are football, and his job as head football coach at the University of Oklahoma from 1999 to 2017 was primarily responsible for his present total worth.
The present house of Bob Stoops is located in Norman, Oklahoma and there are no further details about the house.
There is no available data related to the cars owned by Bob Stoops presently.
Bob Stoops started his coaching career with the Iowa Hawkeyes football team as a graduate assistant in 1983. He continued to work as a GA for two years before becoming an assistant coach in 1985, a position which he worked in till 1987.
He moved to Kent State in 1988 and then served in various managerial positions till 1995. The next milestone in the career of Bob Stoops was working as the assistant head coach and defensive coordinator for Florida Gators from 1996 to 1998.
The career of Bob Stoops took a turn for the better in 1999 when he was signed as the head coach for Oklahoma Sooners.
Super Bowl win.
He took the team to the first Super Bowl win since 1994, and in the following year, the team had an undefeated season at the BCS National Championship along with the championship.
He is the only coach to have won the Rose Bowl, Sugar Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, and Orange Bowl in the BCS era alongside making ten Big 12s.
The six ‘Big 12 Coach of the Year’ Awards speak a lot about his career apart from the Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant Award 2000, Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award 2003 and AP Coach of the Year 2000.
Bob Stoops is Married to his Wife Carol Davidson.
Bob Stoops has shown his responsibility as a family man in his relationship with his wife Carol Davidson. The couple tied the knot in the year 1988. His wife, currently known as Carol Stoops, is a National Sales Director at Mary Kay.
The couple has three children, a daughter and twin sons from their marriage together. Their daughter is named Mackenzie while the twin sons are named Drake and Isaac. There are no reports about any extramarital affairs on behalf of either Bob or Carol in their marriage, thereby indicating the stability of their relationship.
Carol Stoops met Bob Stoops at the University of Iowa where she was studying and both of them dated each other for almost five years before tying the knot finally in 1998.
Carol Stoops is the daughter of Robert R. Davidson and Bernice J. Davidson. Presently, Carol is an independent national director at Mary Kay Inc. She was also employed as a maths teacher before joining Mary Kay in 1991.
Bob Stoops was born Robert Anthony Stoops on September 9, 1960, in Youngstown, Ohio to Ron Stoops Sr. and Evelyn Stoops. His father, Ron Stoops Sr. was a long-serving defensive coordinator for the football team at Cardinal Mooney High School. His father coached Bob Stoops at Mooney along with his three brothers.
Bob Stoops has five known siblings, two sisters and three brothers. His three brothers are Mike Stoops, Mark Stoops and Ron Stoops Jr. His two sisters are Kathy Drummond and Maureen Farragher.
Mike Stoops is the former head football coach of the University of Arizona. Mark, on the other hand, worked for the University of Kentucky. Lastly, Ron Jr. is the assistant football coach at Youngstown State University.
Regarding nationality, Stoops is American and white (North American) regarding ethnicity. Bob Stoops has continued to maintain close relationships with his University of Florida mentor, Steve Spurrier.
The wife of Bob Stoops, Carol Stoops, is a National Sales Director at Mary Kay and the couple has three children together from a healthy married relationship since 1988. They have a daughter named Mackenzie Stoops and twin sons named Isaac and Drake Stoops.
Why did Bob Stoops Retire?
The coach retired after his father succumbed to a heart attack. Bob Stoops was also a Big Ten MVP in 1982 alongside being a four-year starter and one-time All-Big Ten selection as a defensive back at the University of Iowa in his playing career. Bob Stoops has a statue at the Gaylord Family Memorial Stadium in his honor.
|Age||61years (Born September 9, 1960)|
|Net Worth||$18 million|
|Spouse||Carol Stoops (Wife)|
|Kids||Isaac Stoops (Son)
Drake Stoops (Son)
Mackenzie Stoops (Daughter)
|Occupation||Former Head Football Coach at the University of Oklahoma|
|Parents||Ron Stoops Sr. (Father)
Evelyn Stoops (Mother)
|Ethnicity||White (North American)|
Bob Stoops’ stint as a head football coach for the Oklahoma Steelers earned him a net worth of almost $18 million, and he is happily married to wife Carol Stoops with three children.