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OU football: Damien Williams removed from team, Bester to play

by Ryan Aber Published: November 25, 2013

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said Monday that running back Damien Williams would not return to the team.

Stoops also said that wide receiver Lacoltan Bester, who was also suspended last week, would return to practice. this week and play against Oklahoma State.

Williams, a senior, was suspended for the game against Tulsa earlier this season. Williams missed the game against Kansas State and will miss the regular season finale against Oklahoma State and the bowl game.

Williams finishes his Oklahoma career with 1,499 yards and 18 touchdowns rushing in two seasons. This year, he ran for 553 yards and seven touchdowns.

The Sooners didn’t have a problem moving the ball without Williams on Saturday, rushing for 301 yards in a 41-31 win over the Wildcats.

 

by Ryan Aber
OU Athletics Reporter
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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