Samaje Perine Has Ankle Surgery, Will Miss Spring Practice

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Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine had surgery performed on his left ankle on Monday, January 11, and will miss spring practice as he recovers.

OU head coach Bob Stoops made the announcement in a press release on Monday.

“Samaje had surgery on his ankle today to fix a ligament he injured in the Orange Bowl,” said Stoops. “Everything went well and we expect a full and complete recovery.”

Perine rushed for 1,349 yards this season and 16 touchdowns.

He’s a two-time first team All-Big 12 pick.