Signing as a Sooner: No. 13

NORMAN, Okla. -- A break in the action was halted when the second new member of the secondary signed his LOI to come to OU.

Signing Time: 11:09 a.m. Ranking: Four-star

Frank Shannon (S-6'3"/205): Range is a premium with this No. 17 national safety. He flocks to the football, something Sooner safeties have been known for for years. Shannon is the No. 35 player from Texas and plays deep over the middle very well. Not only does he have that ability, but he tackles well and has great break speed.

What he's coming into at the position: OU loses a pair of veteran safeties in Jonathan Nelson and Quinton Carter. That opens up a variety of options for the Sooners, who could use Javon Harris at strong and Sam Proctor at free or move Tony Jefferson to free, which would make space for Shannon. He is talented and mature enough that he will likely see time.

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