Oklahoma senior linebacker David Ugwoegbu has entered the transfer portal, On3's Matt Zenitz reported on Monday.
Oklahoma linebacker David Ugwoegbu has entered the transfer portal.Had 110 tackles this season.https://t.co/eVdQABdqay— Matt Zenitz (@mzenitz) January 9, 2023
Ugwoegbu started all 12 games for the Sooners in 2022 and ranked second on the team in tackles with 101. He received an All-Big 12 honorable mention.
The Katy, Texas, native was a four-star recruit in the 2019 class, per 247Sports' Composite rankings. He was the No. 25-ranked defensive end and No. 382 prospect overall.
He is the Sooners' 14th departure to the transfer portal since the regular season's end. Oklahoma earned a commitment from Indiana transfer linebacker Dasan McCullough on Dec. 12 and signed four-stars Samuel Omosigho and Lewis Carter and three-star Phil Picciotti on early signing day on Dec. 22.
OU's linebacker depth for the 2023 season also includes the Big 12's leading-tackler Danny Stutsman, junior Shane Whitter, redshirt junior Jake McCoy and talented freshmen Jaren Kanak, Kip Lewis and Kobie McKinzie.