Two recruiting Woodard the hardest

One Big XII and one Pac 12 school are showing the most interest in Jordan Woodard.

Three-star guard Jordan Woodard from Edmond (Okla.) Memorial High School is someone who is able to come in and play either position in the backcourt. Recently he spent time at the Deron Williams Skills Academy and showed well for himself. According to Woodard, two schools are now recruiting him the hardest.

Playing with Athletes First this summer on the EYBL circuit has given Woodard a chance to show off his considerable skill, and despite some setbacks, he has been happy with his play.

"I played most of the spring injured and now I am finally healthy, but I think overall it went well," said Woodard.

Recruiting wise Woodard has offers from Oklahoma and Memphis, and also significant interest from Kansas, Oklahoma State, Stanford, Marquette, Vanderbilt, Missouri, and Florida State. However according to Woodward two schools are recruiting him the hardest.

"I would say Oklahoma and Stanford are the two schools recruiting me the hardest," said Woodard. "I am not saying those are my top two schools, but those two are showing the most interest."

Recently Woodard visited Oklahoma and he liked what he saw and heard.

"The Oklahoma visit went great," said Woodard. "I sat down with Coach (Lon) Kruger and the coaching staff. We talked about things for a good two hours. My family and my high school coach were there which was good."

He continued about the Sooners, "I love Coach Kruger. They are selling me on a chance to play right away and stay close to home. They think I could come in right away and help turn the program around."

When it comes to Stanford, obviously academics are a big deal, and Woodard says his parents are very fond of what the Cardinal can bring him in the future.

"It says a lot about my commitment in the classroom," said Woodard of Stanford. "My parents love that a lot. It is far from home, but I really like Coach (Johnny) Dawkins and I think I fit in with their style of play."

At this point Oklahoma State is yet to offer Woodard, but he is hoping that will change soon.

"Hopefully I will get an offer from them," said Woodard of the Cowboys. "I have visited before and I liked it. I just want to see what has changed and hopefully see the school again."

While no decision is imminent, Woodard says he would like to make his commitment after the end of the AAU season in July, and before the start of his high school season.

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