Wall dismissed; Mitchell impresses Stoops

News and notes from Oklahoma's spring football practice

OU Head Football Coach Bob Stoops dismissed former former quarterback and current tight end Hunter Wall from the football team, after the quarterback was arrested on second degree burglary and possession of marijuana.

"Hunter Wall has been permanently removed from the football team," Stoops said. "This is for violations of team policies throughout the semester. We've had other incidents that I'm not going to discuss. He was removed for a while in the winter and allowed some other chances. He's not going to be a part of this team anymore."

Following Tuesday's spring practice Stoops also praised junior college transfer Lance Mitchell, who has stepped in as the No. 1 middle linebacker this spring, reminding Stoops off another outstanding junior college transfer.

"Lance (Mitchell) with that number 10 and that body looks just like Torrance (Marshall) standing in there. And to be honest, in his first four days, is by far and away ahead of where Torrance was," Stoops said.

The Sooners will put on full pads and practice today and Friday and will then scrimmage on Saturday at 10:00 AM.

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