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OSU football: Cornerback Xavier Player enters transfer portal

STILLWATER — For the second straight day, Oklahoma State lost a true freshman to the NCAA transfer portal.

Cornerback Xavier Player entered the portal Tuesday, a source confirmed to The Oklahoman. The news was first reported by ESPN.

The 6-foot, 175-pound Player was a three-star recruit out of Cibolo (Texas) Steele High School, Player participated in one game this season, but retained his redshirt status.

He’s the fifth OSU player to enter the portal since the beginning of the season, along with tight end Grayson Boomer on Monday.

OSU has five defensive backs committed in the 2020 recruiting class, which can sign Dec. 18.

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Scott Wright

A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and... Read more ›