Austin Grandstaff commits to the Oklahoma Sooners on his visit

Oklahoma picks up transfer commit from elite shooter, Austin Grandstaff

After strongly considering Oklahoma before committing to Ohio State out of high school last year, freshman Austin Grandstaff picked the Sooners on Saturday after announcing in December that he would transfer from the Buckeyes.

Grandstaff, who confirmed the commitment Saturday, will be eligible to play for the Sooners in January 2017.

The 6-foot-5 Grandstaff was rated as the No. 60 overall player in the country and the 15th-best shooting guard in the nation. He was a four-star recruit out of high school.

"I feel relieved," Grandstaff said. "I feel relieved and happy, like really happy. They'd been recruiting me since freshman year of high school. I know pretty much everybody on the team pretty well. I felt like everything is going to be alright now."

Grandstaff said he was down to Oklahoma and SMU before choosing the Sooners.

Grandstaff, who averaged 4.4 points and shot 33.3 percent from behind the arc, played 11.5 minutes per game in 10 appearances this season, told the Columbus Post Dispatch that he transferred because of a poor fit.

OU coaches were obviously fired up.

Assistant coach Steve Henson:

https://twitter.com/OU_SteveHenson/status/685876394719444992

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Assistant coach Chris Crutchfield (Grandstaff's primary recruiter since his freshman year):

https://twitter.com/Crutchou/status/685875775531167744

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The players were, too. Freshman guard Rashard Odomes:

https://twitter.com/R_Odomes/status/685878890552672256

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2016 Scout 100 signee Kam McGusty:

https://twitter.com/KamMcgusty/status/685883562730520577


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