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Oklahoma freshman defensive end D.J. Ward tweets 'everything went well' with splenectomy

by Jason Kersey Published: August 14, 2013
Oklahoma freshman defensive end D.J. Ward tweeted this picture from his hospital bed after undergoing a splenectomy Tuesday morning.
Oklahoma freshman defensive end D.J. Ward tweeted this picture from his hospital bed after undergoing a splenectomy Tuesday morning.

NORMAN — Oklahoma freshman defensive end D.J. Ward tweeted that “everything went well” with his Tuesday morning splenectomy.

Sooners coach Bob Stoops announced after Tuesday’s practice that Ward had his spleen removed and that he expected the freshman to miss around six weeks. Stoops said he hadn’t considered yet if Ward would redshirt this season.
Later Tuesday, Ward sent out a string of tweets elaborating on the operation.

 

 

 

 


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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