July 25, 2007

No timetable on naming a QB

San Antonio, Tx. -- When Oklahoma arrived in Kansas City for Big 12 media days before the 2006 season, the Sooners showed up as a team seemingly settled at the quarterback position. But behind the scenes a storm was brewing.

An investigation had already been launched to uncover major NCAA violations committed by Bomar and offensive lineman J.D. Quinn. And looking back, knowing what was going through the mind of head coach Bob Stoops, that scene can only be described as bizarre.

Stoops talked to reporter after reporter about his upcoming season, about Bomar at the helm of his offense, and about how the returning quarterback would make Oklahoma a sure-fire national title contender.

All the while, Stoops knew Bomar was on the verge of being kicked off the team for good. His team was getting ready to undergo a firestorm of controversy.

Fast forward to San Antonio a year later and a much more relaxed Bob Stoops. Even though his quarterback position is unsettled, the NCAA penalties have been handed down and Bomar's career is now an afterthought.

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