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Bob Stoops' biggest recruiting victories

Adrian Peterson, Sam Bradford some of the recruiting victories in Stoops era

Originally Published: September 8, 2011
By Bob Przybylo | SoonerNation
A year from now, this list might change. If Oklahoma is able to snag top wide receiver prospect Dorial Green-Beckham, it could certainly be one of the biggest "gets" in the Bob Stoops Era.
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AP Photo/Ty RussellGetting Adrian Peterson out of Texas was Bob Stoops' biggest recruiting win.
Regardless, Stoops and the Sooners have had their fair share of victories on the trail since 1999. Here are some of the notable ones.

The Chosen One selects Sooners (2004)
Call him the Chosen One, call him A.D. (All Day), but one of the titles for running back Adrian Peterson is biggest recruiting victory in the Stoops Era.

Peterson said he had dreams of playing for Texas and had second thoughts at the last minute about Texas A&M, but those dreams changed when he saw the quality of the OU program.

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