Oklahoma assistant Bobby Jack Wright retires

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma assistant head coach Bobby Jack Wright has retired from coaching.

The school made the announcement on Tuesday.

Wright, who most recently coached cornerbacks, has been with the Sooners during coach Bob Stoops' entire 16-year run. He coached defensive ends, defensive backs and special teams at various times and was recruiting coordinator from 1999 to 2004.

He began his 42-year coaching career as a Texas high school coach. He entered the college ranks in 1979 and helped guide Texas A&I to the 1979 NCAA Division II national championship. He was an assistant at North Texas State from 1983-85, then was an assistant at Texas for 12 years before joining Stoops.

The Mission, Texas, native has coached in 21 bowl games, including 16 with the Sooners.

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