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It’s official: Former OU coach Bob Stoops hired as coach of new Dallas XFL team

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Posted at 10:29 AM, Feb 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-07 14:20:16-05

Former University of Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops was named the coach and general manager of the new Dallas XFL franchise at a news conference Thursday.

The news conference began at 1 p.m. It can be viewed below. The conference starts around the 1-hour mark of the video.

The XFL, created by Vince McMahon, is launching in February 2020. There are currently eight teams.

The Dallas team will be headquartered in Arlington, Texas.

Stoops stepped down from his role as the OU coach in 2017 after 18 seasons with the team.

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