Huhn: "It Went Really Well"

Cibolo Steele HS safety Erik Huhn's recent Junior Day visit to OU couldn't have gone much better.

He got a good look at the campus.

He got a solid tour of all the facilities.

He got a chance to hear some thoughts from current OU players about just how things operate at OU.

And at the very end, the 6-foot-3, 200-pound defensive back even walked out the door with a Sooner offer.

"It went real good," Huhn said. "I mean, I liked the coaches a lot, and I liked the campus a lot. And the football stuff was all great, so it went really well."

Huhn, who just visited TCU's Junior Day over the weekend, has now snared offers from both schools after the Horned Frogs extended him one as well.

He assures fans from both schools, however, that neither is in front of the other at this point in the process.

Huhn also assures fans the two are firmly at the forefront of his radar.

"You know, I like them a lot, but they're the only two that have really come and offered me right now," Huhn said. "So, they're at the top of my list right now. So, until others offer me, then I'll take them into consideration, too."

Back to the OU visit, though, Huhn witnessed a day's worth of events that put him in awe, to say the least.

"Oh yeah, I mean, I've always seen it on TV and I'm like, ‘It looks pretty good over there,' and then to actually see it in person was great," Huhn said. "I was just like, ‘Wow.' It was shocking because, you know, you see everything on TV, but you don't know what it's like in real life until you actually go and check it out. So, I liked it."

And he was impressed with the coaching staff.

Huhn said he had the opportunity to meet both head coach Bob Stoops and defensive coordinator Mike Stoops, along with defensive ends coach Bobby Jack Wright and linebackers coach Tim Kish, and they all left a solid impression on him.

"Well, Coach Wright is my recruiting coach and, you know, he looks like he's going to be a pretty strict guy, but he was straight-forward with me," Huhn said. "He told me everything the way it was going to be, and I really liked that. Coach Kish, I didn't get to talk to him as much, but he's about the same way. They're all about business over there, so I like that."

The Junior Day invitees were first introduced to the coaches, then toured the academic facilities and the field and had the chance to listen to a few current players on the roster for a more in-depth look at how things would be as a Sooner.

"At OU, they had a player panel for us, which was really cool," Huhn said. "They had Tom Wort, and he's from New Braunfels, so we play them, so that was cool meeting him. Landry Jones, Kenny Stills, who I thought were pretty cool, so we got to meet a lot of those guys. They were really cool."

Things went similarly at TCU.

"Yes sir, I got to meet a few safeties," Huhn said. "Elisha [Olabode was one], he was on the sixth row, but I got to meet him and he was really cool."

So, after an impressive OU visit and an equally impressive TCU visit, Huhn has a pair of schools that he likes.

Both stand out to him in their own right.

"Oklahoma has the tradition, which I really like," Huhn said. "They come with a good background of football and it's just a good city. And TCU, the campus is really nice, and I loved it and their building, everything over there is gonna be real nice when it's finished, and they're going to the Big 12, which I like."

His recruitment figures to keep heating up, so stick here with Sooners Illustrated for the latest.

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