Amid all of the talk about where former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham could end up following his dismissal from the Tigers’ program, don’t rule out a potential return to major college football. More specifically, don’t rule out him showing up in an Oklahoma Sooners uniform, or so says Jason Kersey of the Oklahoman.
According to the report from Kersey, there is some interest within the program of bringing in the troubled star.
Sources with knowledge of Green-Beckham’s situation have indicated there’s at least marginal interest in bringing the troubled superstar to Oklahoma.
As for reasons why they would consider it, well, before deciding to commit to the Missouri program, head coach Bbb Stoops and the rest of the staff had developed a good relationship with Green-Beckham and his family, for one.
OU head coach Bob Stoops and co-offensive coordinator Jay Norvell established good relationships with Green-Beckham and his family during the recruiting process. That familiarity might give the Sooner coaches special insight into Green-Beckham and some reason to believe he isn’t a lost cause and could, under the right circumstances, flourish both on and off the field.
Despite committing to Eastern Illinois of the FCS, where he would be eligible to play this season, Green-Beckham has also considered just sitting out the 2014 season in anticipation of the NFL Draft next year.
Back in April, in the wake of several marijuana-related events as well as an investigation into him allegedly forcing his way into an apartment, Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel dismissed the former top prospect from the program.