Memories of OU career in the past, Kenith Pope wants to win with UH

Solid article about a journeyman coach who’s found a home in Houston.

Memories of OU career in the past, Kenith Pope wants to win with UH
Anthony Oppermann

Of all the victories, none was more personally gratifying to Pope than Oklahoma’s 17-14 win at Nebraska on Thanksgiving Day in 1972.

“That was probably the best game I played as a Sooner,” he said.

Matched up against Nebraska wide receiver Johnny Rogers — that year’s Heisman Trophy winner — in a nationally televised game, Pope had a pair of interceptions and helped the Sooners rally from a 14-0 halftime deficit to hand the Cornhuskers their first home defeat in three seasons.

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