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BREAKING: Country Singer and Oklahoma Football Fanatic Toby Keith Passes Away at 62; Sooners Faithful Mourn the Loss of Legendary Musician

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The country music artist and songwriter described is Toby Keith. He rose to prominence in the 1990s with hits like “Should’ve Been a Cowboy” and “How Do You Like Me Now?!” which became some of the most popular songs of the decade. Throughout his career, Keith has released a total of 19 studio albums, all of which achieved gold or higher certification. Additionally, he founded the label Show Dog Nashville in 2005, through which he released ten albums.

Keith’s success on the charts is evident by his 61 singles that have charted on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. Notably, his songs “Beer for My Horses” featuring Willie Nelson and “As Good as I Once Was” both held the top spot on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for six weeks each, breaking records in the process.

In addition to his music career, Toby Keith made his acting debut in 2006, starring in the drama film “Broken Bridges” alongside Lindsey Haun, Burt Reynolds, and Kelly Preston. Throughout his storied career, Toby Keith has solidified himself as one of the most successful and influential figures in country music.

Toby Keith: Massive Supporter of Oklahoma Football

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Toby Keith’s deep connection to the Oklahoma Sooners football team is well-known, stemming from his roots in Moore, Oklahoma. He has been a vocal supporter of the team, often appearing at games and events to cheer them on.

One notable instance of Keith’s support for the Sooners was during the Orange Bowl against Alabama on December 29th. Alongside James Gallogly, the president of the University of Oklahoma, Keith was seen cheering on the team, demonstrating his unwavering allegiance to his alma mater.

Moreover, Keith’s song “How Do You Like Me Now?!” holds special significance for the Sooners, particularly during their championship run in 2000. Former head coach Bob Stoops reminisced about the impact of the song on the team, highlighting how it reflected the underdog spirit and triumph of the Sooners during that season.

Additionally, Keith’s appearance as a guest picker on College GameDay before the Red River Rivalry game between Oklahoma and Texas in 2018 further showcased his dedication to the Sooners. Despite the unfortunate loss to Texas in that game, Keith’s unwavering support for the team remained evident.

Overall, Toby Keith’s passionate support for the Oklahoma Sooners football team serves as a testament to his strong ties to his home state and his enduring love for college football.

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