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Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops announced Friday, August 19, redshirt freshman running back Rodney Anderson will miss the entire season after suffering a neck injury in an intrasquad scrimmage the day before.

“I hate it for Rodney,” said Stoops. “It didn’t appear to be much of an injury at the time and there’s no paralysis or anything like that. But we found out this afternoon that he will be out for the year. Rodney is a strong guy and will rebound from this just like he came back after missing most of last season. He was practicing exceptionally well and had positioned himself to have a role in this year’s offense.”

Anderson had his 2015 season end prematurely with a leg injury.

He only had one carry for five yards last season.

Anderson was rated as the number 2 running back in the country out of high school in Katy, Texas.