South Carolina TE Austin Stogner heading back to Oklahoma

Sam Wolfe/Special To The State

Austin Stogner is heading to a familiar spot.

The former South Carolina tight end announced his commitment to Oklahoma on Thrusday afternoon. Stogner previously spent three years at OU before landing at USC in December 2020.

The Texas native was only mildly productive during his time in Columbia while splitting reps with Jaheim Bell and Nate Adkins. Stogner started 10 of 12 games at South Carolina this season, finishing with 20 receptions for 210 yards and one touchdown

He’s eligible to transfer again without having to sit out as he finished his undergraduate course work and qualifies as a graduate transfer.

The NCAA transfer portal underwent changes this offseason to include two windows in which undergraduate players are able to enter. The first window opened on Monday and will last until Jan. 18. A second window opens between May 1 and May 15 to account for spring practices.