It has been three months since SoonersIllustrated.com revealed its top 25 for the state of Oklahoma. A lot has happened. Some new names have entered the fold. Some, obviously, had to drop out, while others have seen their stock soar in the last 90 days.
Without further ado, the third installment of the second edition of the top 25 for 2015.
No. 11 Tulsa Edison wide receiver Akylen Mayfield (6-2, 190)
Previous ranking: No. 8
Mayfield wasn't able to be too active on the camp circuit and wasn't able to get out and visit too many campuses so the two weeks coming up on the field couldn't be bigger going forward. Arguably the most gifted athlete in the class, his position will continue to be in question. If he can show out with coaches in attendance, things should finally pick up for Mayfield. Arkansas State got the ball rolling Tuesday morning.
No. 12 Clinton running back Marquiz Simpkins (5-9, 185)
Previous ranking: No. 10
At this time last year, Simpkins felt like a top five prospect for the state. He had a quality junior season, nothing to suggest he's not still among the best. But it was injury riddled and other recruits stated their case for why they should be in the top echelon. Simpkins picked up a Tulsa offer before his junior season and added Southern Mississippi on Tuesday night. Now healthy, he's ready to show what he can do.
No. 13 Spiro athlete McKinley Whitfield (6-3, 190)
Previous ranking: NR
There's always at least one or two recruits who seemingly come out of nowhere and blow up a previous top 25 list. Whitfield is certainly one of those guys this time around. Incredible size, Whitfield seems like he projects at free safety moving forward although some teams will give him a shot at quarterback. He said he loves safety and Minnesota, Tulsa and Arkansas State are among his early offers.
No. 14 Broken Arrow cornerback Markale Moses (5-9, 154)
Previous ranking: No. 12
Moses is on the cusp of something big and a new role at Broken Arrow might give more coaches to look at. If you can play both ways this season at Broken Arrow, then you're going to as Moses is set to play wide receiver as well. His future is absolutely at cornerback and schools like Houston, Oklahoma and Notre Dame continue to show the most consistent interest.
No. 15 Oklahoma City Millwood defensive end Josh Little (6-3, 220)
Previous ranking: NR
There's always a couple of kids that slip through the cracks of the initial rankings, and Little is certainly one of those kids. Great size for a defensive end, Little has seen his recruitment blow up in a week's period of time. Purdue got things started Friday, and he picked up a huge offer from Iowa State on Monday. No doubt there are plenty of more to come in the upcoming weeks.