DGB on the move
Friday, July 4, 2014
NORMAN, Okla. — Oklahoma has added Dorial Green-Beckham, the standout receiver who was dismissed by Missouri in April.
Coach Bob Stoops announced Thursday that Green-Beckham was added to the Sooners’ roster after signing a financial aid agreement Wednesday. He can immediately enroll in classes and begin team activities.
He would be eligible to play beginning in 2015.
Green-Beckham caught 59 passes for 12 touchdowns as a sophomore last season at Missouri and was one of the top prospects in the nation when he signed with the Tigers.
He was dismissed after run-ins with the law, including being charged in October 2012 with marijuana possession in Columbia. He later pleaded guilty to second-degree trespassing in that case, where he and two teammates were reportedly smoking marijuana in a campus parking lot.
Green-Beckham was also investigated, but never charged, for allegedly trying to force his way into a Columbia apartment in April in an effort to see his girlfriend. The roommate of the girlfriend called police after saying Green-Beckham pushed her down at least four stairs, but refused to press charges, with police saying witnesses in the case feared retaliation.
In January, Green-Beckham and two other men were arrested in Springfield when police found a pound of marijuana in their car. Eventually, no charges were filed in the case.
Stoops said in a statement Green-Beckham “understands the privilege and responsibilities of representing the Oklahoma football program.”
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