Austin Stogner is leaving Oklahoma as head coach Lincoln Riley leaves for USC. The product of the Prestonwood Christian High School in Plano, Texas has spent the last three years with the Sooners, being the third tight end on the depth chart after coming out of high school as a top 3 recruit at the position.
Stogner is 6-6 235 lbs. and was a four star player when he left high school. The 3rd best tight end in the country and the 19th best prospect in Texas according to recruiting services.
Currently Ohio State and South Carolina are recruiting him to transfer to their programs.
Austin Stogner Crystal Ball Prediction
Trey Scott came out first with a prediction that Stogner would end up in South Carolina. This week Bill Kurelic and Chris Hummer both put in predictions that he was headed to Ohio State.
All American Bowl Roster
Stogner was on the Army All American Bowl roster in 2019 and the Opening Finals roster the same year.
As a freshman Stogner had 7 catches in 14 games for 66 yards and a couple of touchdowns. In 2020, he had 26 receptions for 422 yards and 3 touchdowns. 2021, saw a drop in production as he caught 14 passes over 12 games for 166 yards and 3 touchdowns.
Ohio State lost a tight end in Benji Gosnell from North Carolina in the 2022 class. They do have a top rated tight end in next year's class in Tennessee baller Ty Lockwood but adding one more for 2022 is what the staff is after.
The Oklahoma Sooners have SEVERAL TOP players set to Transfer! Austin Stogner, Theo Wease + More
Austin Stogner Tranfers to South Carolina
Stogner posted his committment to the Gamecocks on Twitter shortly after Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler did the same. He selected South Carolina over Ohio State and Iowa State. He will reunite with South Carolina head coach Shane Beamer. Stogner will have to compete with four returning tight-ends when he gets to campus.