NCAA denies DGB's appeal

OU's 2014 season suffered another blow as DGB's appeal has been denied by the NCAA.

The waiver request for Oklahoma wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been denied by the NCAA, OU announced in a statement Friday evening.

“The University of Oklahoma has learned that the waiver request it entered on behalf of Dorial Green-Beckham has been denied by the NCAA,” the statement started. “The University accepts that decision and will continue to provide the appropriate assistance to Dorial, just as it does with other students, in helping him grow personally from the many opportunities available to him at OU.”

Green-Beckham, a former five-star recruit, transferred from Missouri to OU last month. He signed a financial aid agreement with the university in July.

OU filed a “run off” appeal for Green-Beckham, and Missouri was cooperating with the appeal. The hope was for Green-Beckham to be eligible to play for OU this season.

With his appeal being denied, Green-Beckham must sit out the entire 2014 season. He has never redshirted so this season could be used for that and still give him two seasons with the Sooners.

However, after this season he will also be three years removed from high school so he could enter the NFL Draft if he chooses to in the winter.

Green-Beckham was a star on the field in two seasons with the Tigers but had several issues off the field before being dismissed from the team in the spring.

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