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Oklahoma's Trice to transfer

Posted on: March 4, 2011 5:40 pm
Posted by Tom Fornelli

In February, Oklahoma had to give its players a week off from training after self-reporting violations committed by the school's coaching staff when four assistants improperly questioned players about their lack of workouts. It was a minor violation, and not one that brought a lot of trouble to the program, but there had been some speculation that defensive back Marcus Trice was the player who gave Oklahoma's compliance department a recording of defensive backs coach Willie Martinez.

It's an accusation that Trice denies, though this bit of news won't help quell the conspiracy theories. Oklahoma announced on Friday that Trice would be transferring.

“It was my dream school,” Trice told the Tulsa World. “I pretty much always wanted to come to OU since I was little. I fulfilled my dream to play here at the University of Oklahoma, and I got to play early. Right now, I’m just looking to get on the field and play somewhere.”

“Marcus is looking for another opportunity and we’ll do everything we can to help him find a good situation,” Bob Stoops said in a press release. “Marcus has worked hard here and will leave with our best wishes.” 

As for the tape of Willie Martinez, Trice said he didn't do it  “but I don’t and won’t throw anyone else under the bus.”

As for where he'll end up, Trice says he'll take a look at Tulsa, which was one of his finalists before he decided to attend Oklahoma.

Since: Nov 3, 2008
Posted on: March 8, 2011 7:34 pm

Oklahoma's Trice to transfer


Since: Jun 4, 2010
Posted on: March 7, 2011 7:51 pm

Oklahoma's Trice to transfer

MY problem is it was  published by the Daily Joklahoman -   without any facts whatsoever - . It used to be called responsible journalism .

The reason Trice left was obvious - he wanted to play more. Not being able to start at db - he asked to try out at wr- where the Sooners were stacked. The fiction writers who started this crap surmised he was practicing at wr because of being in the doghouse. He went to the WR coach and asked to try out. I can spend the next  hour typing off names of guys who left OU for more playing time. And i don't blame them. The big majority of journalists are mere fiction writers. The local media had a lot to do with the departure of Barry Switzer. And i can gurantee a lot of OU's bad publicity is dierct related to the  jerks who are paid to write about sports.
If you follow OU football Stoops don't play favorites - if as a freshman you are good enough you play.

And for the dude who asked what my problem is - read this post .

Since: Jan 17, 2007
Posted on: March 6, 2011 7:07 pm

Oklahoma's Trice to transfer

Red, this is pretty much the same story that's been reported what is your problem?

Since: Jul 2, 2007
Posted on: March 5, 2011 11:49 pm

Oklahoma's Trice to transfer

so red adair.  what is really happening?  you act as though you know.

Since: Jun 4, 2010
Posted on: March 5, 2011 1:11 pm

Oklahoma's Trice to transfer

Tom Fornelli ??? Never heard of you !! Where did you get your information ??? Maybe you need to go back to school and learn about what is called responsible journalism. What a damn joke - yeah you !!!!!!

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