A wide receiver and defensive back, Hammer finished the season with eight kickoff returns for 311 yards and the two touchdowns with a 38.9-yard average. He also returned 10 punts for 91 yards. On the season, he scored 13 touchdowns for Tahlequah Sequoyah.
There is also news that NEO two-year starting defensive tackle Deonte Cruse wants to walk on at Oklahoma State. Cruse who helped the Norsmen to a conference regular season title and 51 sacks by the defense a season ago was offered scholarships by Grambling and Middle Tennessee State, but wants to play at a high level Division I school.
The native of Murfreesboro, Tenn., had 70 tackles at NEO as a freshman with two sacks and a fumble recovery. Cruse is 6-2, 295 pounds.