OU football player facing felony charges

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OU football player Joe Powell facing felony drug charges. Powell was #3 and is now #8. OU's current #3, Sterling Shepard, is not involved in this alleged crime.

OU football player Joe Powell facing felony drug charges. Powell was #3 and is now #8. OU's current #3, freshman Sterling Shepard, is not involved in this alleged crime.

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.

More info on OU’s Joe Powell from SoonerSports.com

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