Brown still hoping for OU visit

Oklahoma fans were definitely expecting a commitment at wide receiver in the last month. The Sooners got that pledge, but it wasn't from the recruit most were expecting.

Houston (TX) Alief Taylor four-star wide receiver Keenen Brown talked last month about the possibility of committing to OU during an unofficial visit. But at this point, Brown still hasn't seen the campus.

No, it was Tulsa (OK) Union's Jeffery Mead who delighted OU fans with his commitment last month. And the situation with Brown has gotten a lot more complicated since last month.

"I'm not down on OU or anything, but I've been really busy," Brown said. "I got a summer job, and I haven't really visited any schools. I visited U of H [Houston], but that's it."

Brown, who is 6-foot-3 and 185 pounds, had a top three of OU, LSU and West Virginia. Throw that list out the window. With offers from schools like Wisconsin and Oregon in the last month, Brown has backed off his desire to make his decision before his senior season.

When asked about favorites, Brown said he is open to everybody and everybody is equal. Schools named in that list included the aforementioned Sooners, Tigers and Mountaineers but schools like Michigan State, Oregon, Florida and Arkansas were also in that mix.

Brown is still hopeful to visit OU, but he said it might be more realistic for that visit to be an official one this fall than an unofficial one this summer.

"I still really like OU, but I don't know when I'm going to get up there," Brown said. "Right now I'm seeing all these kids commit or wanting to commit, and it's making me just evaluate all of my options."

Getting Brown to OU has proven to be a tougher assignment than anticipated. He talked about visiting OU for either junior day, the spring game or for the on-campus camp. But for one reason or another, the visit still hasn't materialized.

He said he has been in touch with OU wide receivers coach Jay Norvell, but he has also been in contact with coaches from Florida and Arkansas recently.

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