Son of legendary Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops commits to Sooners

Norman North’s Drake Stoops Will Walk On at Oklahoma

In case you live under a rock, Drake is the son of former OU head coach Bob Stoops.

Stoops was a two-time member of The Oklahoman's All-State first team.

In a social media message, he thanked schools that invested their time and interest in him before announcing he was going to stay home. He also turned down Air Force, Arkansas State, Memphis, Ohio, Western Kentucky and Youngstown State to walk-on at OU.

Stoops, a Norman North receiver, announced his decision on Twitter in a post titled, "The Next Chapter".

Despite a Power 5 offer from the Hawkeyes, Stoops will go the walk-on route at Oklahoma where his father won a national championship in 2000 and retired after the 2016 season. The younger Stoops just finished his senior season at Norman North and put up some great numbers: 1,093 yards and 15 touchdowns in just 10 games.

His uncle, Mike, is still on staff as the defensive coordinator.

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