Oklahoma senior running back Damien Williams has been dismissed from the team, head coach Bob Stoops announced Monday.
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Williams, a junior-college transfer from San Diego, rushed for 553 yards and a team-high seven touchdowns in nine games this season. At 5-foot-11 and 211 pounds, Williams demonstrated intriguing explosiveness as a junior, ripping off an FBS-best four runs of 65 yards or longer.
However, to be booted with two games left in his college career will not reflect well on Williams in the eyes of NFL evaluators.
Williams doesn't seem to have anywhere near that level of talent and will have to do some serious reclamation of his reputation to get a shot in the NFL.