Weight Room Impresses Rockwall-Heath Safety

NORMAN, Okla. — Safety Raaquan Davis was one of a couple very talented Junior Day attendees on the defensive side of the ball from Rockwall-Heath (Texas) HS over the weekend, and he left with a good indication of what things are like at Oklahoma.

The biggest plus according to the 6-foot-2, 195-pound prospect: OU's workout facilities.

Saying those impressed him would be an understatement.

"When the strength and conditioning coordinator [Jerry Schmidt] was talking, he was like, he doesn't like having 40 or 50 players in the weight room whenever [they're lifting] because he can't harp on or help improve that person," Davis said. "He said he liked having 15 to 20 players in the weight room so he can be more one-on-one and individually and I like that because it makes me know that I can get better as a player if I go to OU and I can improve."

Davis doesn't have an offer from the Sooners yet--he currently holds one from Baylor, Connecticut, Mississippi, Northwestern, North Texas and Tulsa--but that certainly doesn't take away from the way he felt about his visit.

"I think it went well, and my mom thinks the same," Davis said. "And the coaches, I love the way the coaches were talking to us, like they were just straight forward and honest and seemed cool. Like Coach Stoops [was] cool, and Coach Kish, the linebackers coach, was pretty cool. And just all of them and OU is just really nice, like state of the art equipment and like full tradition has always been.

"It's definitely going to make my decision harder for choosing which school I plan on going to."

The size of the campus pleased him, too.

Davis admits he expected it to be larger, but gathered a homey feel when he arrived.

"I was thinking it to be like really big like compared to Texas, a school like that," Davis said. "It wasn't. It was actually just the perfect size, like not too big, not too small."

And proximity, well, that's another plus.

The three-hour drive wasn't too much handle for the 6-foot-2, 195-pound safety from Rockwall, Texas.

So, it's safe to say if he receives an offer at some point, he'll at least consider the Sooners.

Davis reports no favorites at the current time and has interest in numerous schools, including the ones that have offered in addition to OU, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M and Texas Tech.

He also recently attended A&M's Junior Days.

Stay tuned to Sooners Illustrated and Scout.com for the latest on his recruitment.

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