Williams to miss AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic
This story originally published on SoonersIllustrated.com
OU offensive tackle Daryl Williams
OU offensive tackle Daryl Williams
SoonersIllustrated.com Publisher
Posted Dec 21, 2012
Joey Helmer


NORMAN, Okla. — The Sooners have their first casualty for the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic.

Head coach Bob Stoops announced Friday afternoon that offensive tackle Daryl Williams, who missed the final two games of the regular season, will sit out of the bowl game against Texas A&M as he continues to rehabilitate from a right knee injury.

The redshirt sophomore earned All-Big 12 Honorable Mention after starting the first 10 games of the season at right tackle.

He has 11 career starts and has played in 19 games for the Sooners.

No major complications are expected, and he should be back as a redshirt junior starting next season.

Still up in the air is the status of wide receiver Jalen Saunders, who was arrested just a few weeks ago with possession.

Stoops has said offensive lineman Tyrus Thompson, who was flagged for a 15-yard personal foul penalty against TCU, will not receive any extra punishment by the conference and will be eligible to go in the post-New Year bowl.

Follow me at twitter.com/joeyhelmer10 or facebook.com/joeyhelmer.



Related Stories
Meeting the team: offensive player No. 10
 -by SoonersIllustrated.com  Jun 27, 2012
Practice Update (April 2-8): Daryl Williams
 -by SoonersIllustrated.com  Apr 5, 2012
2012 Year In Review: Missouri Quarterbacks
 -by ShowMeMizzou.com  Dec 21, 2012

MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Get the 2014 Scout.com Recruiting Yearbook with an annual Total Access Pass
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from PurplePride.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
OT Daryl Williams (profile)
[View My HotList]
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > Lake Dallas HS > Alumni
[View My HotList]