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Backup quarterback Drew Allen won’t practice with Oklahoma this spring

by Jason Kersey Modified: April 18, 2013 at 5:16 pm •  Published: March 7, 2013
Former OU quarterback Drew Allen will transfer to either Syracuse or N.C. State. PHOTO BY STEVE SISNEY, THE OKLAHOMAN ARCHIVE
Former OU quarterback Drew Allen will transfer to either Syracuse or N.C. State. PHOTO BY STEVE SISNEY, THE OKLAHOMAN ARCHIVE

NORMAN — Senior backup quarterback Drew Allen is working out through the spring, but not with the Oklahoma football team.

Allen, who fell behind Blake Bell on the Sooners’ depth chart during the last preseason, plans to transfer to another Football Bowl Subdivision school after he graduates in May.

NCAA rules allow players who have graduated to transfer to another FBS school without sitting out the usually required one season, under certain conditions.

“He’s a wonderful guy and will do well for somebody,” said OU coach Bob Stoops.

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by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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