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Oklahoma football: Alabama transfer OL Chad Lindsay chooses Ohio State over Sooners, others

by Jason Kersey Published: April 22, 2014

NORMAN — Oklahoma lost out on Alabama transfer offensive lineman Chad Lindsay, who texted confirmation to that he will sign with Ohio State.

“It’s done. Go Buckeyes!” Lindsay texted to the website’s Jeremy Fowler.

Lindsay (6-foot-2, 302 pounds) started four games last season for the Crimson Tide, but didn’t play in Alabama’s 45-31 Sugar Bowl loss to Oklahoma. Lindsay has already graduated, so he’ll be eligible to play immediately for the Buckeyes.

Lindsay, from The Woodlands, Texas, visited Ohio State, Cal, OU, Louisville and Michigan after deciding to transfer.

Out of high school, Lindsay chose Alabama over offers from OU, LSU, Tennessee, Auburn, Notre Dame and Nebraska, among others.

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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