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Stoops gives answers, but not the ones fans want to hear

Bob Stoops stood at the podium on Monday during his weekly press conference, trying to provide answers for what the heck happened to his football team in Saturday’s 48-14 loss to Baylor.

But the answers Stoops gave were not the ones Sooner fans wanted to hear.

Stoops’ cavalier attitude toward OU fans’ reaction to the carnage — they booed loudly, they left early, and they nearly broke the Internet offering their displeasure — was at the forefront.

“So what?” Stoops said Saturday night.

But isn’t that the wrong thing to say to a disillusioned fan base, many of whom are being asked for donations from Stoops’ boss, athletic director Joe Castiglione, to help with a $370 million stadium expansion and renovation he just announced this past summer?

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