Oklahoma takes scholarships from suspended trio

Oklahoma has decided to move on without Jaz Reynolds, Trey Franks and Quentin Hayes, three players who were indefinitely suspended on May 20 and are now presumably no longer with the program.

"[They] have been removed from scholarship and we aren't counting on any of them," coach Bob Stoops said during a caravan in Tulsa on Wednesday evening.

"This program doesn't bank on any one individual in particular. We have other players that are in position to move up and play. We've recruited a lot of really good players."

The three players were suspended for a violation of team rules, but this wasn't the first time Reynolds or Franks had been on Stoops' bad side.

Reynolds was suspended twice in 2010 (once for making insensitive comments on Twitter after a shooting at the University of Texas) and was also suspended for the Sooners' game against Iowa State last year.

Franks was suspended two games after multiple violations of team rules.

However, both players were important to the Sooners' offensive success. Reynolds started six games and was Oklahoma's third-leading receiver with 41 catches for 715 yards and five scores and played a major role in the offense after star receiver Ryan Broyles was lost for the year with a knee injury.

Franks ended the season with 22 catches for 196 yards but had the potential to play a bigger role in the offense.

With Reynolds and Franks gone, Kenny Stills and Kameel Jackson, who also was suspended but faces different circumstances, are the only receivers with a catch on the Oklahoma roster.

Hayes was a backup safety in 2011.

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