With the rumors that Bob Stoops will likely take over for Charlie Weis at Notre Dame flying around, the Oklahoma Sooners might suddenly find themselves without their Heisman quarterback and their national championship-winning coach in the same year.
But this is Boomer Sooner we're talking about; all is never lost. Stoops produced plenty of talented assistants, made powerful friends, and turned the Sooners into perennial Big 12 contenders again.
The Oklahoma job, were it to open, would be, in my mind, better than the Notre Dame job—all the national attention, but without the backbreaking scrutiny and the whiny boosters. And, you know, church.
Here are 10 of the best candidates to replace Stoops if the Oklahoma head coach gets happy feet.