Stoops reiterates that he won't be next coach at Notre Dame
Notre Dame could name its new football coach as early as Sunday, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
The top candidate appears to be Oklahoma Sooners coach Bob Stoops, according to the paper. But on Saturday, Stoops -- who on Monday had said specifically that he would be coaching the Sooners next season -- reiterated in a lengthy statement that he would remain at Oklahoma.
"For the third, and hopefully final time, let me again state that I will continue to be the coach at Oklahoma. I appreciate the history and tradition of Notre Dame. I also appreciate the history and tradition of Oklahoma, and I have been part of building that tradition here.