COREY BENNETT, DL, 6'4, 255, 4.78, SAN ANTONIO ROOSEVELT, TEXAS:
Bennett is a top 50 talent in Texas and recently gave a verbal to the Sooners. A three-year starter at defensive end, Bennett has a big frame and could play anywhere along the defensive line. Last season Bennett finished with 55 tackles, 22 QB hurries, seven sacks, 11 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. Bennett can bench 285 pounds, squats 515 and in track Bennett throws the discus.
JH: You have committed to OU, so what do you like about the Sooners?
CB: "I loved the football team and I have always liked them. When Coach (Bobby Jack) Wright called my head coach and offered a scholarship I couldn't believe it and I couldn't pass that up. Then, when I talked to Coach (Bob) Stoops that really sold the deal for me and I told him that I was ready to be a Sooner. So far I love everything about being a Sooner."
JH: So you grew up an Oklahoma fan?
CB: "I have always been an OU fan and I am very aware how great their program has been over the years."
JH: Describe your style of play?
CB: "I am a very explosive football player and I take whatever is coming at me on the football field. I don't like to play cautious on the football field and I am a very aggressive player."
JH: Where do you think you will play at OU?
CB: "I don't really know where I will play at OU. I think they will leave me at defensive end, which is what they recruited me for, but I really don't care where they play me. I will play where ever they want me to play and that will be fine with me."
JH: What other schools did you seriously consider?
CB: "I picked Oklahoma over Texas and Texas A&M."
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