Ricky DeBerry will be the third player to leave Oklahoma this off-season, according to a new report.
Ricky DeBerry came to Oklahoma as a linebacker in the 2015 recruiting class. He was a four-star composite player in that group.
247Sports ranked him as the No. 86 overall. He was the second-ranked inside linebacker in the class.
DeBerry comes from Mechanicsville, Virginia originally, and had offers from both of his major in-state programs, UVA and Virginia Tech. He was the No. 2 player in the Commonwealth.
After redshirting in 2015, DeBerry played in six games in 2016. He started in OU's game against Kansas.
He finished the year with five total tackles, and a tackle for loss. He also recovered a fumble against Louisiana-Monroe.
DeBerry missed most of fall camp due to injury. When he returned in October, he was moved to H-Back.
He did not appear for the Sooners this season. Now, he's reportedly leaving the program, according to Rivals site SoonerScoop.com.
As a recruit, DeBerry also took visits to Alabama, Michigan State, Tennessee, and Texas A&M. It is unclear at this time what schools may get involved here.
He was a blue-chip player though. While things didn't exactly work out in Norman, there should be a market for him.
DeBerry joins two other player leaving Oklahoma this season. On Wednesday, safety Will Sunderland announced that he is heading to Troy.
Earlier this off-season, former blue-chip running back Abdul Adams also left the program. He has transferred to Syracuse.