Linebacker Corey Nelson has applied for a fifth season after the senior suffered a season-ending pectoral injury in early October. Nelson said Saturday the Big 12 Conference has rejected his request, but the decision has been appealed to the NCAA.
Stoops said OU should know if Nelson will be granted another in late December.
Bedlam kickoff.: The Big 12 Conference announced Monday that the Bedlam game Dec. 7 is slated to kick off at 11 a.m. CT at Boone Pickens Stadium. The contest will be broadcast to a national audience by ABC.
OU picks up third 2015 commitment: OU added its third commitment for its 2015 recruiting class Monday, when Houston defensive tackle Du’Vonta Lampkin announced on Twitter he is committed to the Sooners..
Lampkin, Cypress High School in Houston, didn’t have any other offers, but was receiving serious interest from Texas A&M, Baylor and Notre Dame, among others.
Lampkin (6-foot-3, 280 pounds) joins offensive linemen Josh Wariboko (Casady) and Bobby Evans (Allen, Texas) as the Sooners’ current 2015 commitments.
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