Mark Stoops on his relationship with Nick Saban, which dates back to high school
09/26/2016 09:23 PM
During Monday’s press conference, Mark Stoops was asked about his relationship with his Saturday counterpart, Alabama head coach Nick Saban. Stoops revealed that Saban recruited him in high school and the courtship had a rough ending.
Later in the press conference, Stoops shared a funny story about Saban and Stoops’ uncle Bob, which occurred in Youngstown, Ohio.
It’s a story that Bob Stoops’ son confirmed on Twitter:
KSTV_Sports</a> the story is true. my dad is the Uncle, Mark is speaking of. the story goes way back. Nick used to stay at our house! Crazy!</p>— david stoops (davidstoops003) September 27, 2016