“I was so happy when the season ended,” Shead said with a laugh. “We really needed that. ... I'm great; I'm ready to go.”
Shead had to be helped off the field several times this season with his bum ankle, and was forced to miss about half of the Sooners' regular-season finale at TCU. Junior guardBronson Irwin has also missed time with an ankle issue.
“It's a bummer because you don't wanna be that guy on the team,” Shead said. “When you can't perform at the best possible level you can perform at, it's always bad. (The Oklahoman)