Whether or not Stoops will be promoted this season for Alabama or if he will pursue a job elsewhere is yet to be seen, but for now he is staying in Tuscaloosa and will continue his role as defensive analyst.
The nation is getting ready for the start of college football, last weekend Central Arkansas took on Austin Peay to get things started and there are several games on the schedule this weekend. While the excitement is growing, there are still concerns over coronavirus and its affects and whether it will prevent the season from taking place. TCU announced today that next week's game with SMU has been postponed due to positive tests in the TCU program.
The Big 12 is moving forward with a 2020 fall football season despite the Big 10 and Pac-12 officially announcing they would not play. The conference athletic directors met last night to approve a schedule that was released today. The Big 12 will start its season on September 26 along with the SEC.
According to Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports and SoonerScoop, the Oklahoma Rivals affiliate, the Big 12 presidents decided to continue to move forward towards a fall season. The conference is expected to announce a schedule in the coming days after the athletic directors approval. Earlier in the month the conference decided it would opt for a nine game conference schedule, plus one out-of-conference game.