Former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham lands at Oklahoma
NORMAN, Okla. -- Coach Bob Stoops announced that wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has joined the Oklahoma roster. Under NCAA rules, Green-Beckham, who signed his financial aid agreement Wednesday, can immediately enroll in classes and begin team activities. He would be eligible to compete in games for the Sooners beginning in 2015.
“We are pleased to welcome Dorial to the University of Oklahoma, where he is excited to continue his education and resume his playing career,” Stoops said. “He is a talented young man who is eager to get to work with the rest of our team in the classroom and on the field.”
“I appreciate this opportunity from Coach Stoops and the University of Oklahoma,” Green-Beckham said. “There are people here who will help me build a strong foundation. ... OU is a great program and I feel privileged to be part of it.”
Green-Beckham (6-6, 225 pounds), comes to Norman after spending two seasons at Missouri, where he caught 87 passes for 1,278 yards (14.7 avgerage) with 17 touchdowns. His 12 touchdown catches in 2013 tied for the Southeastern Conference lead, while his 59 receptions led the Tigers and his 883 receiving yards ranked second on the squad. He collected 28 passes for 395 yards (14.1 avg.) with five scores in 2012, earning honorable mention Freshman All-America honors from College Football News.
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