Barnett continues to develop

Top offers not a distraction at all for Lawton (Okla.) offensive lineman Jalin Barnett, who is only getting better (and bigger) with each week.

EDMOND, Okla. – Whatever is being asked of Lawton (Okla.) offensive lineman Jalin Barnett, he has no problem doing.

Barnett, a member of the Scout 300 for the Class of 2015, is shaping up to be the state's top prospect and nothing he has done in the first four games this season would say that's going to change.

"It does feel very different this year," Barnett said. "I don't know how to explain it. I'm a lot more agile, but I feel I can do better."

Barnett, who said he is 6-foot-4 and 315 pounds, has offers from Oklahoma, Stanford and Auburn, among several others. Right now he said he is just enjoying the process and is not in too big of a rush to commit.

Barnett has made the most unofficial visits to OU and said he hopes to attend the Sooners' game against TCU this weekend.

As for a commitment, don't expect it anytime soon.

"I'm pretty happy right now with the way things are going," Barnett said.

Lawton coach said coaches from UCLA and Texas A&M have begun inquiring about Barnett as well.

Barnett wasn't the only Lawton player on display last weekend in a 28-21 victory against Edmond (Okla.) Memorial. Class of 2015 wide receiver Kalin Sadler continues to make a name for himself. Bottled up at receiver, Sadler contributed in other ways. He rushed for 44 yards on three attempts and also spent a lot of time in the secondary.

"Last year wasn't the best for me," Sadler said. "This year I feel it. My blocking is better. I'm coming off the ball faster."

Sadler said schools like Notre Dame, OU and Oregon State have been showing consistent interest although he doesn't have any offers at this point.


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