The Oklahoma Sooners are the latest team to see some attrition hit its depth chart, although this one doesn’t involve the gaining-in-popularity graduate transfer.
An OU spokesperson confirmed Sunday that K.J. Young has been dismissed from Bob Stoops‘ football program. Other than the ever-present unspecified violation of team rules, no reason was given for the wide receiver being on the receiving end of his now-former head coach’s boot.
While the Sooners certainly have some talented depth at the position, the loss of Young is not an insignificant one.
In 2014, Young was fourth on the team with 19 receptions and 225 yards. Young was a three-star member of OU’s 2013 recruiting class who took a redshirt as a true freshman.
Young is the second OU receiver to be dismissed by Stoops in the last five months. In December, Derrick Woods found himself on the outside of the program looking in for, again, violating unspecified team rules.
He’s also the sixth member of OU’s 2013 recruiting class who’s no longer a Sooner.