Early Enrollee Analysis: Offense

NORMAN, Okla. — The Sooners have six early enrollees, including three on each side of the ball, and Sooners Illustrated breaks down the offensive guys right now.

Wide receiver Trey Metoyer

Height & Weight: 6-2, 185
National Rating: Five-star
Analysis: The top-ranked receiver in the 2011 class, Metoyer was scheduled to arrive in Norman last fall but some complications arose, Whitehouse HS wouldn't sign off on his release and he was forced to head to Hargrave Military Academy in Virginia. With that speed bump aside, Metoyer is now scheduled to arrive (although he's the only one of the five that hasn't just yet) as a member of the 2012 class arriving halfway through the 2011-12 school year. He brings a healthy frame and great leaping ability and is as sure-handed as they come. Metoyer has the opportunity to come in a make an immediate impact, especially given a full offseason in the Sooners' strength and conditioning program.

Tight end Taylor McNamara

Height & Weight: 6-5, 235
National Rating: Three-star
Analysis: OU got a steal by snatching this guy off the trails just about a month before Signing Day. Perhaps one of the most underrated players in this class, McNamara figures to have an instant impact as well. The Sooners don't return a single scholarship tight end, so his arrival is certainly welcome. McNamara possesses excellent pass-catching ability with soft hands and solid size, but he needs to get better in the blocking game because OU uses its tight ends in blocking schemes so much. Give him some time--and yes, it's lofty--but McNamara has the chance to be the next great tight end at OU like a Jermaine Gresham. He said that's his goal, as well as for his other incoming tight end to be similar to another very good recent Sooner tight end.

Tight end Brannon Green

Height & Weight:6-4, 255
National Rating: Three-star
Analysis: McNamara has visions of this guy being the next Brody Eldridge and the two being a package like Eldridge and Gresham were back a few years ago. Well, Green has all the size to be just that. And the first of three JUCO early enrollees mentioned brings extra leadership and veteran savvy to the offense. He already is a polished blocker, which the Sooners no doubt liked when they were out recruiting for a tight end to fill their empty spot. The upside on this guy is also incredible for the next two years. Play it right, and OU may have scored a very solid duo of tight ends.

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