OU running back Abdul Adams transfers to Syracuse

NORMAN — Oklahoma’s crowded backfield is a little less crowded now.

Sophomore running back Abdul Adams has joined Syracuse as a transfer, the Orange announced Monday.

Adams rushed for 542 yards and a touchdown last fall, starting four of the Sooners’ first five games.

The 5-foot-11 Maryland native’s lone score was quite memorable. He reached the end zone on a 99-yard run at