NORMAN, Okla. – An OU football player is facing felony drug charges as the team prepares to play Texas A&M at the Cottonbowl.
According to Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn, Sooners cornerback Joe Powell has a preliminary hearing Dec. 18.
It will be for charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
Powell was #3 and is now #8.
Freshman Sterling Shepard is now #3 and has not been connected to the alleged crimes in any way.